US President Donald Trump's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program may end up benefiting Indian IT professionals in terms of higher wages, a US expert today said.
Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have announced a one-month ban on 22 social media services, including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.
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The US has accused top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering the lion's share of H-1B visas.
The development comes at a time when Indian IT companies are facing an uncertain environment given the curbs being proposed on worker visa norms by various countries.
With the rise of nationalist sentiment around the world, countries from the west to the east have been making moves to weed out the foreign worker population for years now.
Thirty-three years on, Rakesh Sharma remains the only Indian cosmonaut to have embarked on that journey.
Employers seeking H1B visas for 2018 submitted 199,000 applications this year, compared with 236,000 last year, US Citizenship and Immigration Services said
Minister says the issues of tax incentives for Apple will have to be taken up by the GST council.
Singapore has slowed down on issuing new visas to Indian professionals. The move is apparently an attempt by the Singapore government to foster the hiring of local talent.
Ticket sales of AI flights to the US jumped 60% after the country banned laptops in cabin bags on flights from the Gulf.
Programmers certified as eligible for H-1B in 2014 and 2015 were only about 12% of the total number of certified applicants.
India's Team Indus is one of five groups in race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon.
Indian Information Technology companies may just be in for some turbulence due to the potential of a new tax regime backed by Donald Trump aimed at discouraging US companies from outsourcing work.
Middle-level employees in the Indian IT sector are facing an uncertain future even as the industry gears up to adapt itself to the changes brought about by automation and newer technologies.
H-1B priority suspension: Indian companies would have to better plan its onsite staffing in US.
TalkTalk customers are being targeted by an industrial-scale fraud network in India, according to whistleblowers who say they were among hundreds of staff hired to scam customers of the British telecoms giant.
Computer professionals and students in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, a major IT hub, are apprehensive after the killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in the US last week.
This was the University of California's first outsourcing, said a spokeswoman who added that the layoffs were necessary due to rising costs of technology.
India is lobbying the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to support increased trade in services and making a case for allowing its IT professionals to work across borders with greater ease amid a rising tide of protectionism.
India is limbering up to take part in an international competition to get robots moving on the moon.
If successful, India will set a world record as the first country to launch the most satellites in one go, surpassing Russia which launched 39 satellites in a single mission in June 2014.
The fiercest competition in cloud computing is in the public cloud pie; battle lines are most visibly drawn among Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google
An Indian-origin neurosurgeon currently based in Canada has been shortlisted by NASA for its 2018 space mission under the Citizen Science Astronaut (CSA) programme.
Many Indian IT professionals are still hopeful that the bills may not go through as it would impact the overall US marke
Three bills have been introduced to Congress which reportedly seek to restructure the H-1B visa programme
Two more legislations have been introduced in the United States Congress over the past two weeks that can hit the domestic tech sector's prospects.
Donald Trump’s proposed H1B visa reforms is challenging in the short term for India’s IT firms, but can serve as catalyst for their transformation into global players
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Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has said the Indian companies need to become more multi-cultural and should stop using H-1B visas.
India's software services industry is concerned about a bill introduced in the U.S. Congress seeking to double the salary paid to H-1B visa holders.
CEOs of India’s top IT firms will meet with US officials, lawmakers from 20 Feb to try, dissuade Trump’s team from raising requirements under H1B visa programme.
India is concerned that a new US bill designed to limit the entry of highly-skilled workers will have a serious impact on the country's IT industry.
Donald Trump’s administration has drafted an executive order aimed at overhauling the work-visa programmes tech companies depend on to hire employees.
If implemented, the executive order could seriously hit the movement of students and skilled employees from India to the US.
Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai today criticised US President Donald Trump's controversial immigration order against people from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Apple, the maker of iPhones, has sought assurance and policy support from the government for its manufacturing plans in India.
From Google to Microsoft, Cognizant to NetApp -- Indians run some of the world’s biggest technology companies.
There is growing concern that India’s $150 billion information technology industry, which relies heavily on exports to the United States, could slow and become less competitive if the Trump administration tightens rules on hiring skilled foreign workers.