10 May 2020
After Vizag gas leak, government issues guidelines for restarting industries
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Saturday issued guidelines for the reopening of industries after the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
31 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US
With the global economy dwindling in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, professionals working on H-1B visas in the United States fear massive job cuts, hence, they have asked the administration to allow them to stay there for longer.
19 Sep 2019
Eggless 'anda bhurji'? Apparently, IIT-Delhi researchers have developed one
As veganism continues to grow popular, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, have created an egg substitute derived from plants.
16 Feb 2018
Facebook is the world's most evil company: Paytm founder
Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of India's biggest mobile wallet firm Paytm, has called Facebook "the most evil company in the world."
30 Mar 2017
Court dismisses challenge to H-1B lottery system
A federal judge in Oregon dismissed a petition that sought to challenge the lottery system that determines successful applicants for H-1B visas.
28 Mar 2017
H-1B visas: Proposed US legislation will "hurt" Indian IT firms
Senior Republican lawmaker Darrell Issa said his proposed bill on massive salary hikes for those employed under US' H-1B visas will hurt Indian IT firms in the US, and other organizations following similar structures.
24 Mar 2017
H-1B visa curbs: Government says IT Industry need not worry
On Thursday, the Centre said there is no reason to be concerned about the H-1B visa regulations or the job security of Indian IT professionals as the government is currently in talks with the Trump administration about the same.
20 Mar 2017
Fresh H-1B applications to be accepted from 3 April
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services stated that they would accept fresh applications for the H-1B visa for 2018 from April 3. However, they did not specify for how long they would continue accepting the applications.
04 Mar 2017
US to suspend H-1B premium processing, bad for Indian IT
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is temporarily suspending premium processing for all H-1B visas from April 3 onwards for up to six months.
31 Jan 2017
H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US: The Trump effect
The US House of Representatives introduced a legislation decreeing that the "minimum salary of H-1B visa holders be doubled to $130,000."