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Infosys, TCS, Cognizant accused of gaming the H-1B visa lottery system by Trump administration

Infosys, TCS, Cognizant accused of gaming the H-1B visa lottery system by Trump administration

NEW YORK: In a further indication that the United States is aggressively going after H-1B visa reforms with focus on curbing the use of the work visa by…

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy forced to resign by Trump administration

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy forced to resign by Trump administration

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams. Murthy, a holdover from the…

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

NEW YORK: Finance minister Arun Jaitley made headlines on the first cabinet-level interaction between India and the Trump administration, in Washington, DC, for the wrong reason: reports said…

COMMUNITY

Senator Booker ‘reveres’ Indian-American actor Mindy Kaling, but he’s still waiting for his date with her

Senator Booker ‘reveres’ Indian-American actor Mindy Kaling, but he’s still waiting for his date with her

United States Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., is a great admirer of Mindy Kaling, the Indian-American…

What Wellesley students and critics got wrong over hate speech

What Wellesley students and critics got wrong over hate speech

The brouhaha unleashed in academic and media circles over a free speech editorial published April…

North Korea detains third American citizen, escalates tension

North Korea detains third American citizen, escalates tension

SEOUL: North Korea detained a U.S. citizen on Friday as he attempted to leave the…

A teenage girl was ‘brainwashed’ before she was abducted by her teacher, her father says

A teenage girl was ‘brainwashed’ before she was abducted by her teacher, her father says

During the 38 days that Tad Cummins and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas were missing, as a…

Chemist’s misconduct

Chemist’s misconduct

Annie Dookhan, 40, an Indian-American, born in Trinidad and Tobago, is a chemist who previously…

IMMIGRATION

Infosys, TCS, Cognizant accused of gaming the H-1B visa lottery system by Trump administration

Infosys, TCS, Cognizant accused of gaming the H-1B visa lottery system by Trump administration

NEW YORK: In a further indication that the United States is aggressively going after H-1B visa reforms with focus on curbing the use of the work visa by…

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

Arun Jaitley shouldn’t lobby for Indian IT companies, instead welcome H-1B visa reforms

NEW YORK: Finance minister Arun Jaitley made headlines on the first cabinet-level interaction between India and the Trump administration, in Washington, DC, for the wrong reason: reports said…

Alphabet applied for 4,000 H-1B visas in 2017, with average salary of $130,000

Alphabet applied for 4,000 H-1B visas in 2017, with average salary of $130,000

NEW YORK: New Jersey would be the state most affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order to ‘Hire American’ and reform work visas targeted at H-1B visa workers,…

Passage To India

My Journey from Manhattan to Madanapalle

My Journey from Manhattan to Madanapalle

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Prior to this fellowship, my home was the Upper…

U.S. AFFAIRS

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy forced to resign by Trump administration

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams. Murthy, a holdover from…

INDIA

Senator Booker ‘reveres’ Indian-American actor Mindy Kaling, but he’s still waiting for his date with her

United States Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., is a great admirer of Mindy Kaling, the Indian-American producer of the popular sitcom The Mindy Project. But their exchange about…

POLITICS

Trump is a “devil”: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna

WASHINGTON, DC: Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, a Democrat who represents the 17th Congressional District of California, known as the Silicon Valley, called US President Donald Trump…

SOUTH ASIA

India offers $10 billion investment, $5 billion loan to Bangladesh

DHAKA: India will invest up to $10 billion in Bangladeshi sectors including infrastructure and medicine and will provide $5 billion in loans, including $500 million in military…

COMMUNITY

Senator Booker ‘reveres’ Indian-American actor Mindy Kaling, but he’s still waiting for his date with her

United States Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., is a great admirer of Mindy Kaling, the Indian-American producer of the popular sitcom The Mindy Project. But their exchange about…

ENTERTAINMENT

Sohail Khan’s surprise visit on ‘Jaat Ki Jugni’ set

MUMBAI Actor, director and producer Sohail Khan surprised his close friend and actor Yash Tonk by visiting the sets of “Jaat Ki Jugni” to congratulate him on…

LIFESTYLE

Football star Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning while serving a life sentence without parole, Massachusetts Department of…

CINEMA

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif to perform at IIFA Awards New York 2017

NEW YORK: Actors Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif are among Bollywood’s crème de la crème of celebrities slotted to perform and entertain around 40,000 people…