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Rahul Gandhi in maiden meet with India Inc to spell out economic vision for country

Rahul Gandhi in maiden meet with India Inc to spell out economic vision for country

More than a month after being promoted as party Vice President, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will have his first interaction with business leaders on Thursday where he may spell out…

Hyundai, Tata Motors, other top auto makers’ sales plunge in March

Hyundai, Tata Motors, other top auto makers’ sales plunge in March

Major car makers such as Hyundai Motor, Tata Motors, General Motors, Honda Cars and Ford, today reported decline in sales for March, reflecting the continuing demand slump that the auto…

Madhya Pradesh topples Bihar in growth rate in 2012-13

Madhya Pradesh topples Bihar in growth rate in 2012-13

Madhya Pradesh led major states of the country in respect of growth rate in 2012-13, and dislodged Bihar from top position, the state government has said citing estimates released by…

US engineers’ body seeks curb on H-1B visas

US engineers’ body seeks curb on H-1B visas

Claiming that H-1B visas lead to outsourcing of US jobs, an American professional body of engineers has opposed the move of expanding the most popular working visa among IT professionals.…

Railways reduce haulage charges in container traffic

Railways reduce haulage charges in container traffic

Conceding to the market demand, railways have decided to reduce the haulage charges from April one in container traffic to spur growth in the rail-based container movement. The national transporter…

Oil prices mixed in Asia as Cyprus fears grow

Oil prices mixed in Asia as Cyprus fears grow

Oil prices were mixed in Asia Friday on fears of a possible default by Cyprus as the European Central Bank said it would halt funding to lenders if a new…

H1-B visas could double under Senate plan: Report

H1-B visas could double under Senate plan: Report

The number of H-1B visas issued by the US could double under a proposed Senate immigration plan which would also remove the cap on the green card, a move likely…

Govt will continue with economic reforms agenda: Chidambaram

Govt will continue with economic reforms agenda: Chidambaram

Undeterred by adverse political developments, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said there will be no let up in the government’s efforts to continue with the economic reforms and…

India may cut oil import from Iran by 27%

India may cut oil import from Iran by 27%

India may slash import of crude oil from Iran by as much as 27 percent this fiscal because US and European sanctions have made it difficult to ship oil from…

United States to accept H1B applications from April 1

United States to accept H1B applications from April 1

The US will start accepting application for H-1B visa, the most sought after work visa by Indian IT professionals from April 1 this year, the federal agency USCIS announced. The…