India is keeping a watch to see if the US comes up with a list of qualifications to determine the level of skills it prefers in workers who apply for temporary work visas (H-1B) and may raise an objection if it is tied to getting an advanced degree in the country, a government official has […]
The US has announced a new H-1B visa filing rule from April under which priority would be given to foreign workers with advanced degrees from American universities, a decision that could impact professionals who received higher education in countries like India and China.
Alphons Joseph Kannanthanam, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, who was in Mumbai recently, spoke to BusinessLine on the growth of the tourism sector in India, and challenges posed by the GST and issues surrounding the H-1B visa. Excerpts.
WNS has posted an 11 per cent rise in adjusted net income at $38 million in the third quarter ended December 31, 2018, compared with $34.2 million posted in the year-ago period. The NYSE-listed business process management (BPM) company had posted a net income of $33.7 million in the second quarter of this fiscal.
A report said that H-1B workers are underpaid and vulnerable to abuse
An entity is defined as H-1B dependent if more than 15 per cent of its employees are on an H-1B visa
The Indian IT-BPM industry today stands at USD 167 billion market and employs around 4 million people
A group of officials from FBI of the US and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police flew down to India in July and called on the chief of the police in Noida, adjoining the national capital, in a meeting coordinated by the Interpol.
In a bid to attract more foreign students under the Study in India programme, Ministry of Human Resource Development is set to launch a dedicated call centre by end of December 2018, Minister of State for HRD Satya Pal Singh said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. A mobile application capturing […]
A top US court has removed from abeyance a lawsuit challenging work authorisation to H-4 visa holders after the Trump administration delayed a formal notification over the issue that can impact spouses of H-1B visa holders that include Indians.
The Centre estimated that illegal routing of international calls by grey market call centres caused it notional loss of around Rs 1,539 crore in the last 2 fiscal years.
The Kerala High Court has directed State Bank of India to maintain status quo on its decision to outsource currency administration and cash management to third-party service providers in the Kerala circle.