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According to the data, 125,528 Indian nationals were issued H1-B visas in 2018 while 129,097 Indian nationals were issued H1-B visas in 2017.
17 Jul 2019 7:45 PM

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said no comprehensive changes have been made to the H-1B visa programme so far.

Government takes further action under section 14 of the EPF and MP Act, 1952 for filing of prosecution cases against the defaulting employers.
17 Jul 2019 4:07 PM

The total backlog or outstanding provident fund dues of the EPFO during 2018-19 was Rs 791.63 crore.

Govt taking serious steps to plug the loop holes, it would be good for you to stop making wrong HRA and other claims to get a few additional tax benefits.
17 Jul 2019 2:59 PM

The format of Form-16 has been changed to make it in sync with the format of Income Tax return (ITR).

(Photo: Twitter/@indiannavy/Representational)
17 Jul 2019 2:40 PM

The agreement involves maintenance and other services for sub-systems of Israel Aerospace’s medium range surface-to-air missile

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday. (Photo:AP)
17 Jul 2019 10:28 AM

IMF succession is expected to be a major topic of discussion among G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on Wed.

"Within the next two decades, we have to simultaneously replace current power generation from coal, natural gas and oil with zero-carbon sources, while doubling the existing output of electricity using, again, zero-carbon power sources," according to the study.
17 Jul 2019 3:32 AM

Wind and solar power are set to increase the amount of power they supply eightfold over the next two decades.

Around 6 million spindles are lying idle. In February 2013, the monthly yarn exports to China stood at 140 million kg and this has now come down to around 40 million kg.
17 Jul 2019 1:03 AM

Almost 60 per cent yarn mills, which are largely small and medium units, have cut their production.

To a query on tax fraud cases after the goods and services tax (GST) roll-out, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said 424 cases involving Rs 1,216 crore were detected between July-March period of 2017-18. (Representational Image)
16 Jul 2019 4:30 PM

In 2018-19, 1,620 cases of fake invoicing were detected involving Rs 11,251.23 crore, and 154 persons were arrested.

NPAs of scheduled commercial banks (SCBs), after reaching a peak of Rs 10,36,187 crore as on March 31, 2018, have declined by Rs 1,02,562 crore to Rs 9,33,625 crore as on March 31. (Photo: Representational/PTI)
16 Jul 2019 4:09 PM

Govt has instituted a comprehensive 4R's strategy for recognition of non-performing assets (NPAs) transparently.

In the Budget 2019, contribution to NPS increased from 10 per cent to 14 per cent for Central government employees.
16 Jul 2019 1:03 PM

In 2004, government introduced National Pension Scheme (NPS) and made mandatory for all Central government employees.