31 Mar 2013
The much sought H-1B work visas could be decided through lottery this year, industry experts and officials feel, based on initial feedback from companies, as the US starts accepting applications from Monday.
19 Feb 2016
Washington: With IT firms struggling to find quality and right number of professionals, a top American CEO has called for a 'dramatic expansion' of the H-1B visa scheme-popular among Indian tech firms- to meet the growing demand.
14 Jan 2016
Bengaluru: IT major Infosys today said the recent H1B visa fee hike by the US is likely to have less than 0.3 percent impact on its margins.
19 Dec 2015
Washington: US President Barack Obama today signed into law a USD 1.8 trillion spending package which among other things introduces a hefty USD 4,000 fee for certain categories of H-1B visa and USD 4,500 for L1 visa.
17 Dec 2015
Washington: Notwithstanding India's objection, the USA Congress has doubled a special fee on the popular H-1B and L-1 visas raising it up to USD 4,500 to fund a 9/11 healthcare act and biometric tracking system that will hit Indian IT companies.
21 Feb 2014
Milpitas: The lone winning ticket for the USD 425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a convenience store in Northern California, but there was no immediate word on who may have won one of the largest lottery jackpots in US history.
24 Sep 2015
Kolkata/New Delhi: The Income Tax Department today seized over Rs 20 crore cash, stashed in multiple gunny bags and almirahs, as part of a special operation against suspected lottery scamsters in Kolkata and adjoining areas.
10 Jun 2014
London: The 2014 World Cup's imminent start brings with it the looming prospect of penalty shootouts, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that there is no point in preparing for them.
06 Nov 2014
Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton expects another fierce challenge from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg when the pair resume hostilities at the Brazilian Grand Prix with the season-ending Abu Dhabi double points lottery looming.