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Dieselgate Scam: NGT Slaps Volkswagen With Rs 1 Bn For Flouting Emission Norms

NEW DELHI: Nearly four years after the Volkswagen’s emission-cheating scam came to the fore, a bench headed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel has asked the German car-making company’s India unit to deposit 1 billion rupees with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for not complying …

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Amazon Under Scrutiny for Violating Anti-Trust Laws

American Tech giant, Amazon, is now under the scrutiny of the European Union Competition Commission for allegedly violating Anti-trust laws.  Last week, the governing body announced that it will commence the investigation into the matter pertaining to storage and use of internal data by the tech giant and whether it is …

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TCS Among Top Ten Firms To Get Foreign Labour Certification For H-1B Visas

Washington: Tata Consultancy Services is the only Indian company among top 10 firms to get foreign labor certification for the H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2018, according to data from the US Department of Labour. The H-1B visas are the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals. The visa programme allows …

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India, China Sign Internal Security Cooperation Agreement

New Delhi: Marking a new beginning in Indo-China relationship, Internal Security Cooperation Agreement was signed between the two countries on Monday. A High-Level meeting co-chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with State Councilor and Minister of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China, Zhao Kezhi, happened in Delhi. Issues of mutual …

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MHA Relaxes Visa Procedure For Foreign Patients

To give a boost to the medical industry in India, the Ministry of Home Affairs has relaxed the visa procedure to avail medical treatment. According to the recent revisions, foreigners with long-term visas of six months and more need not convert to medical visas for treatment of minor conditions which …

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US-Based ITServe Files Lawsuit Against US Immigration Body Over Shorter H-1B Visas

A US-based trade association,  ITServe alliance, recently filed a lawsuit in a US district court against US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). A recent policy change was introduced by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which has resulted in a grant of H-1B visas for a few days or months as opposed …

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NTPC To Raise $150 MN In Foreign Currency Loan To Finance Its Capital Expenditure

New Delhi: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest electricity producer, plans to raise USD 150 million in foreign currency term loan to finance its capital expenditure, according to a company document.  NTPC invited offers for arranging of a term loan in Japanese yen for an aggregate amount of USD 150 million equivalent with …

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Major Changes To H1-B Visa Rules Underway: Trump Administration

As a part of the Unified Fall Agenda, Trump administration said that it is coming out with a new proposal to revise the definition of ‘specialty occupations’ under H1-B visas as well as the definition of ’employment’ under this foreign work visa category. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have planned …

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