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US lawmakers ask Trump to stop abuse of H-1B visa system

In a letter dated July 27, which was released on Tuesday, the group said a legislation introduced by them close these loopholes and overhaul these visa programmes to protect American workers and crack down on outsourcing companies which deprive qualified Americans of high-skill jobs.

Aug 02, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Donald Trump vows to protect 'Made in America' products

Donald Trump vows to protect 'Made in America' products

President Donald Trump promised on Monday he would take more legal and regulatory steps during the next six months to protect American manufacturers, lashing out against trade deals and trade practices he said have hurt U.S. companies.

Jul 18, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
India home to 50 of the world’s 2,000 powerful companies, no Indian firm in top 100: Forbes

India home to 50 of the world’s 2,000 powerful companies, no Indian firm in top 100: Forbes

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries leads the pack of 50 Indian companies in the 2017 Forbes ‘Global 2000’ list.

 

Jul 14, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
Modi's US visit: PM invites American CEOs to invest in India, says GST a game-changer

Modi's US visit: PM invites American CEOs to invest in India, says GST a game-changer

Modi, during his meeting with the CEOs of top 20 American firms, also said that India attracted the largest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) as a result of the NDA government's policies in the last three years.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
US firms like Apple, Microsoft, Wal-Mart stashed $1.6 trillion in tax havens: Oxfam

US firms like Apple, Microsoft, Wal-Mart stashed $1.6 trillion in tax havens: Oxfam

Poverty-fighting organisation Oxfam America said the sum for 2015 was a USD 200 billion increase over the prior year.

Apr 12, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
Are terrrorists taking online route to spread terrorism? Know the role of America's cloud computing

Are terrrorists taking online route to spread terrorism? Know the role of America's cloud computing

A DNA report shows that terror groups are constantly using technology to promote radicalisation and violence.

Apr 04, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Bill against outsourcing jobs back in US Parliament, may hit Indian IT firms

Bill against outsourcing jobs back in US Parliament, may hit Indian IT firms

A bill seeking to prevent US companies from outsourcing jobs overseas by "abusing" H1-B programme has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives and may hit Indian IT firms and professionals.

Mar 24, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
US suspends fast processing of high-tech H-1B visa applications

US suspends fast processing of high-tech H-1B visa applications

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said on Friday that starting April 3 it will suspend "premium processing" for up to six months.

Mar 04, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

American companies want more clarity in India's tax policies

American companies are keen on investing in India but they want to see improvement in business climate like clarity in tax policies and streamlining of "complex" regulations, a top Obama Administration official has said.

Jan 13, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
China's government flexes muscles with Uber, DreamWorks probes

China's government flexes muscles with Uber, DreamWorks probes

The Chinese government said on Friday it was investigating two high-profile takeover proposals involving US companies, the latest sign of its growing influence on whether deals are approved - even those appearing to have little impact in China.

Sep 03, 2016, 09:02 AM IST