Monday 22 May, 2017

US dollar slumps amid Trump uncertainty

New York, May 20 (IANS) The US dollar declined against other major peers on Friday as uncertainties about whether Trump administration could continue to push its economic reform agenda weighed on the market. The White House earlier this week [...]

White House welcomes Infosys move to hire 10,000 Americans

Washington, May 3 (IANS) The White House has welcomed the announcement by global software major Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers in the next two years, calling it a “political victory”. “We’re glad to see companies [...]

Trump’s H1-B fallout: Infosys to hire 10,000 US techies

Bengaluru, May 2 (IANS) Global software major Infosys on Tuesday said it would hire 10,000 American workers in the next two years, a move seen as a fallout of US President Donald Trump’s executive order on H1-B visas a fortnight ago. The [...]

Amid visa controversy, US says it greatly values Indian investments

Washington, April 25 (IANS) In the context of current fears about possible tightening of the US visa regime, the American administration has said that it greatly values investments by Indian companies and wants strong Indo-US economic ties. “We [...]

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, gets bail

London, April 18 (IANS) Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, wanted in India for defaulting on over Rs 8,000 crore in bank loans, was arrested here on Tuesday. Within hours, a court granted him bail. Metropolitan Police said Mallya, 61, was taken into [...]

Snapchat denies CEO’s ‘India is a poor country’ remark

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) A day after Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel’s purported disinterest in expanding business to “poor countries” like India created controversy in social media, parent company Snap Inc denied the allegation, [...]

VisitorsCoverage launches ChoiceAmerica, a travel medical insurance with unique features that no other travel insurance provides

The most awaited travel insurance plan for international travelers to provide essential medical benefits at an affordable and competitive cost for travel to USA. Santa Clara, CA. April 10, 2017: With the request from many customers traveling [...]

India has 4th largest number of billionaires globally; Mukesh Ambani heads list of 101 Indians

New York, March 21 (IANS) India has the fourth largest number of billionaires globally, with Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani heading the list of more than 100 high net worth individual Indians, as per the latest listing by [...]

US denies any major change in H1-B visa regime: Sitharaman

New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The US has told India that there is no significant change in its H1-B visa regime, Parliament was informed on Monday Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha during Question Hour that India is vigorously [...]

Wipro to offer automotive engineering services in the US

Bengaluru, March 15 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Wednesday announced opening an automotive engineering center at Detroit in the US to drive innovation in connected vehicles concepts. “The facility is a part of our vision to build a [...]