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Infosys, TCS, Cognizant violating H-1B visa norms: US official

Infosys, TCS, Cognizant violating H-1B visa norms: US official

The US has complained that Indian blue chip IT firms Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Cognizant unfairly get the lion's share of H-1Bvisas by putting extra tickets into the lottery system, which the Trump administration wants to replace with a 'merit-based' immigration policy. A Trump administration official said at a White House briefing last week that a small number of ......more
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Enterprise
Microsoft India enhances paternal leave benefits
Microsoft India today said it has enhanced all types of paternal leave benefits and introduced a new family caregiver leave — which entails four weeks of paid leave to take care of an immediate family member. From April 21, Microsoft India has enhanced....more
Snapdeal sale to Flipkart: Kalaari Capital comes on board
Kalaari Capital, an early investor in online marketplace Snapdeal, has given its assent to the proposed sale of the New Delhi-based company to rival Flipkart, according to two people aware of the negotiations, which if successful, will reshape the contours....more
IDFC Alternatives buys 33% in Ascend Telecom
IDFC Alternatives, the private equity (PE) arm of IDFC group, has bought a 33% stake in New Silk Route (NSR)-backed telecom tower company Ascend Telecom Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd, two people involved in the transaction said....more
Handset
Nokia is going to increase the prices for upcoming Nokia 3310
Nokia is the brand which was founded in 1865 in Finland and also Nokia is one of the top brands that are much more familiar in India than its birthplace. Nokia is also the most trusted mobile phones brand in India. It had given many mobile phones to the.... more
IT/Security
Aadhaar detail leak in Jharkhand sign of deep cyber security flaws: Experts
The leak of confidential information of more than a million citizens from a Jharkhand government website exposes systemic vulnerabilities in India’s much-touted e-governance framework, experts have said. The warnings come after the..... more
VAS
Snapchat struggles in 'rich people gate'
Southern California-based social media company Snap Inc., which highly publicised IPO in March with value at $24 billion, faced backfire as CEO Evan Spiegel was accused of claiming that Snapchat was an app "only for rich people"..... more
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