Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Infosys pays $1 million for ‘visa abuse’ in US

Bengaluru, June 23 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd paid $1 million (Rs 65 lakh) to settle a litigation on the alleged abuse of visa rules, said New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Friday. “Infosys has agreed [...]

Sacked Infosys immigration head files lawsuit alleging discrimination

Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Sacked Immigration Head of Infosys Ltd Erin Green has filed a lawsuit before the US District Court at Texas, alleging discrimination and retaliation by the senior management of the global software major. The civil [...]

Indian techies forming union to protect jobs amid layoffs

Bengaluru, May 23 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian techies working as software engineers or providing back office services to global firms are setting up a pan-India trade union to protect their jobs amid layoffs by many IT firms, including Infosys, [...]

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 [...]