The Biden administration has indicated that it is still undecided on ending the Trump-era ban on issuing new H-1B visas, with the Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas asserting that the US government's top priority is the acute needs of individuals fleeing persecution. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Rediff.com The H-1B visa, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. Technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China. In January, then-President Donald Trump had extended the ban on issuing new H-1B visas till March 31, arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate and the US cannot afford to have more foreign workers. "His successor President Joe Biden has revoked dozens of the executive orders of Trump ... » Learn More about Biden admin ‘undecided’ on ending Trump-era H-1B visa ban
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Mumbai : The upcoming episode of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah will see Sunderlal , who usually is a pain in the neck for his brother-in-law, has turned out to become Jethaalal ’s trump card. As viewers are aware, with each passing day Jethaalal’s troubles seem to be compounding. At present, he is faced with the biggest challenge of his life. A situation that will not only mean Jethaalal having to sell his Gada Electronics but also he may be forced to leave Gokuldhaam Society permanently to relocate back to his village in Kutch. His father Champakklal offers to save the Gada Electronics by selling their ancestral land back home. However, an eerie incidence involving Jethaalal's grandfather making an appearance and disclosing to him a secret about the land, makes him change his mind about selling it. Untitled Carousel Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actress Sunayana Fozdar: Don't want to mimic anyone; will add my own flavour to Anjali Mehta Sunayana ... » Learn More about Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Will Sunderlal save Jethaalal’s sinking boat?
Senior Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi launched a scathing attack on former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his remarks on GST dues and fuel tax. She criticised Fadnavis over his comments after Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari said on Monday that a huge sum amounting to Rs 29,290 crore in GST compensation remains unpaid to Maharashtra out of a total of Rs 46,950 crore. Reacting to Governor's remark, Fadnavis said that the allegations were 'unfair'. Governor Koshyari: Centre owes state 29000 crores in GST duesFormer CM of Maharashtra: this is an unfair allegatio… https://t.co/5Fm5DaL6kP — Priyanka Chaturvedi (@priyankac19) 1614653771000 In another statement, Fadnavis said that the MVA government in the state was misleading people regarding fuel price hikes as it can cut taxes and provide relief. "The state government can reduce the amount it charges and provide relief to the common man," he added. ... » Learn More about ‘Hope he gets promotion he seeks’: Priyanka Chaturvedi slams Devendra Fadnavis; here’s why
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) for how long motorists would pay the toll on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. A Division Bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and G.S. Kulkarni was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by advocate Pravin Wategaonkar and three others challenging the toll collection on the expressway. Mr. Wategaonkar said that the collection of toll had been illegal since August 10, 2019, and sought an exemption from payment for light motor vehicles till the matter was heard. The HC asked the advocate representing the MSRDC for how many more years would it continue to collect the toll? “Is the government receiving its share of toll revenue?,” the Bench asked. The MSRDC advocate requested the court to give time to file a detailed reply. The HC adjourned the hearing for two weeks. The PIL said, “The Motor Vehicles Tax allows the government to collect toll only to recover the capital ... » Learn More about For how long will you collect toll on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, HC asks MSRDC
The Mumbai Customs on Tuesday seized smuggled goods worth ₹15 crore. A highly placed source confirmed that the seizure was made following an operation that began on February 17. The official said, “Usually such items are found in cargo, but it is uncommon to find a parcel of this worth and so many items from Dubai. It was sent from the UAE postal service – Emirates.” From February 17 to 18, twelve consignments from Chakala MIDC Post Office were seized, and from February 19 to 23, twenty-six consignments from Foreign Post Office, Ballard Estate, and five consignments from Air Parcel Sorting Office, Vile Parle, were seized. They included 1,470 iPhones, 322 Apple watches, 64 drones, 41 air pods, 391 cigarette sleeves and 36 auto parts “The Rummaging and Intelligence Division of the Preventive Commissionerate, New Customs House, Ballard Estate, Mumbai, conducted a coordinated anti-smuggling operation. These goods were attempted to be cleared through the postal mode by mis-declaring ... » Learn More about Smuggled goods worth ₹15 cr. seized
New Delhi: Cooking gas LPG price was on Monday hiked by Rs 25 per cylinder across all categories, including subsidised fuel and those availed by Ujjwala scheme beneficiaries - the fourth increase in rates in a month's time. LPG prices have gone up by Rs 125 per 14.2-kg cylinder since the beginning of February, price data from state-owned oil marketing companies showed. Also, jet fuel prices were hiked by a steep 6.5 per cent on the back of a rally in international oil prices. A 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi now costs Rs 819 as against Rs 794 at which they were supplied on Sunday. The increase is applicable across all categories, including subsidised and non-subsidised users. LPG is available only at one rate, market price, across the country. The government, however, gives a small subsidy to select customers. However, this subsidy has been eliminated in metros and major cities through successive price increases over the past couple of years. So, in places like Delhi, ... » Learn More about LPG price hiked again by Rs 25; jet fuel price up 6.5 per cent
IMAGE: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu addresses the media with DMK president M K Stalin at the latter's residence in Chennai, on Friday. Photograph: PTI Photo Asserting that he was not the face of the anti-Bharatiya Janata Party front which he is trying to forge, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Nadu on Friday said the question of who would lead the alliance would be taken up later. Naidu, after visiting Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin as part of his efforts to cobble up a front against the saffron party, lauded the Dravidian party leader as being better than Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Asked by reporters if he was the face of the alliance, Naidu said, "No, I am not the face of this alliance. You have to understand that. I am very clear I am not an aspirant, I am only a facilitator... I will bring everybody together. we will decide and take things forward." On who would lead the alliance,he said there were so many leaders. ... » Learn More about Naidu visits Stalin to bolster anti-BJP front bid