There will be no hike in fee for H-1B work visa for professionals 2013 as clarified by the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services). USCIS in a press release detailed application procedure for H-1B visa for fiscal year 2013 which was mis-interpreted as hike in visa fee. Subsequently, USCIS as well as Indian IT industry
As per India's latest Sample Registration System data finalised by the Registrar General of India a 5-point decline was recorded by India in under-five mortality rate. As per the data more females are dying even now before they reach their 5th birthday. India in total saw 15.41 lakh under-five deaths in 2010 as compared to
Fresh sanctions were approved by US on buyers of Iranian oil. US held that there was ample oil in the world market to avoid negative consequences of a boycott of Iranian oil for US allies. Objective: This move by US would permit US to inflict sanctions on foreign banks, which are yet involved in the
For sending unwanted telemarketing calls and SMS, 22,769 mobile connections were disconnected by TRAI (The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India). The new regulations for unsolicited calls and messages came into place on September 27, 2011. Since then, 36,156 subscribers have been issued notices and 22,769 subscribers have been disconnected.
The term of the Nanavati Commission, which has been probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, has been extended by the Gujarat Government by nine more months till December 31, 2012. This was the 18th time its term has been raised. The 2 member-panel comprises of retired Justices G T Nanavati and Akshay Mehta. In February 2012,