Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicH-1B

Topic: H-1B

H-1B order ‘undermines greatest asset’ of US economy — Twitter, Pichai, others slam Trump

US President Donald Trump has temporarily suspended H-1B and other work visas until the end of the year. Trade bodies and tech giants have criticised the move.

Irritants that soured India-US ties — H-1B visa cap, Russian missiles & high tariffs

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s 3-day visit to New Delhi, starting Tuesday, may give India and US a chance to sort out some of the irritants in their ties.

Hiring fresh IT workers on H1-B visa to get tougher for US companies

Under the new set of stringent provisions, US employers must disclose the total number of foreigners already employed by them.

A delightful limerick war unfolded on Twitter over Indian jobs and H-1B

Economist Bibek Debroy and columnist Sadanand Dhume's Twitter exchange through limericks on India's jobs crisis and the H-1B visa tweak created a buzz.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.