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Three Indian-origin people among top 5 wealthiest in UK, Hinduja brothers top the list Three Indian-origin people among top 5 wealthiest in UK, Hinduja brothers top the list

Besides brothers Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja, who invest in property, healthcare and oil and gas, there are over 40 Indian-origin super-rich in this year's list which also includes a record number of British billionaires - 134 - with 14 new ones emerging over the last year.

US needs comprehensive reform of H-1B system: NYT US needs comprehensive reform of H-1B system: NYT

Infosys' plan to hire 10,000 Americans is "less of a cause" for celebration than it appears as the need of the hour is a comprehensive H-1B reform than the pledge by the Indian technology giant to create jobs in the US, a leading American daily has said.

Lanka only leasing out oil tanks to India: Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka will only lease out oil tanks to India under the proposed deal to jointly operate a strategic oil facility in the eastern port district of Trincomalee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said.

'Legislative change needed in wage structure to prevent H-1B abuse' 'Legislative change needed in wage structure to prevent H-1B abuse'

The US Labour Department has said a legislative change is required in the four-tiered wage structure to take stronger action against firms using H-1B visas to replace their American employees with workers from countries like India.

Applying for US Visa? You would be required to provide details of social media handles, email ids Applying for US Visa? You would be required to provide details of social media handles, email ids

Applicants of US Visa would be required to provide all prior passport numbers, five years` worth of social media handles, email addresses and phone numbers.

Google agrees to pay 306 million euros to settle Italy tax dispute Google agrees to pay 306 million euros to settle Italy tax dispute

US Internet giant Google has agreed to pay $334 million to settle a tax dispute with Italian authorities.

Nokia to cut up to 200 jobs more in Finland on weaker demand Nokia to cut up to 200 jobs more in Finland on weaker demand

Nokia plans to cut up to 200 more jobs in Finland because of weak demand for its telecom network equipment.

Billionaire businessman Babis is at heart of Czech political crisis

The Czech Republic`s second richest man, Babis elicits strong and contrasting reactions among Czechs, but most would agree that the billionaire businessman is now closer than ever to becoming prime minister following a political crisis triggered by his own government`s efforts to sideline him.

Defective 1 pound coins in circulation: UK Royal Mint

Some of the new one pound coins, launched last month as the "most secure coin in the world", may be defective, the Royal Mint has admitted.

China is building Wikipedia's rival China is building Wikipedia's rival

China has hired more than 20,000 people to build the country`s online version of national encyclopaedia to compete with Wikipedia, media reports said.

US stocks up ahead of Apple earnings, Fed meeting

Wall Street stocks rose a bit early Tuesday ahead of Apple earnings and the start of a two-day Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

Norway billionaire reveals plan to give away his fortune Norway billionaire reveals plan to give away his fortune

A Norwegian billionaire announced on he wants to contribute to society by giving away the "lion's share" of his fortune, including funds for an oceanographic research vessel for the scientific community.

 PM Modi talks to Australian counterpart Turnbull, expresses concern over renewed visa policy PM Modi talks to Australian counterpart Turnbull, expresses concern over renewed visa policy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today conveyed to his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull India's concerns about the impact of the recent decision to abolish a popular work visa used by a majority of Indians.

Euro zone factory activity hits six-year high in April Euro zone factory activity hits six-year high in April

Euro zone jumped to 56.7 in April from March`s 56.2, reaching its highest level since April 2011.

Key US inflation measure sees first drop in 16 years Key US inflation measure sees first drop in 16 years

The US Federal Reserve`s preferred inflation measure fell in March, and a key component dropped for the first time in nearly 16 years, the Commerce Department reported Monday.

Indians likely to travel to New York, Dubai, Bangkok in 2017 H1 Indians likely to travel to New York, Dubai, Bangkok in 2017 H1

Most Indians are likely to travel to New York, Dubai and Bangkok in the first half of the current calender year, according to a report.

Wary of Trump, EU courts Iran to boost moderates before polls

Wary of US President Donald Trump`s tough talk on Iran, the European Union is courting Tehran to show Iranians preparing to vote in a May 19 presidential poll that it is committed to a nuclear deal and they stand to benefit, EU diplomats say.

Ohio family surprised when Mark Zuckerberg comes to dinner Ohio family surprised when Mark Zuckerberg comes to dinner

An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg.

Qualcomm says Apple to stop paying royalties, cuts profit forecast Qualcomm says Apple to stop paying royalties, cuts profit forecast

Apple Inc has decided to withhold royalty payments to its contract manufacturers that are owed to Qualcomm Inc, until a legal dispute between the companies is resolved, the chipmaker said on Friday.

Huawei under fire over phone chips as tight supply bites

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies has come under fire from users for "cutting corners", after it said it used a mix of less advanced and powerful chips in its flagship P10 model due to tight supplies of the parts.