External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has pitched strongly for the issuance of H-1B visa to Indians, underling their significant contributions to the US society, economy and polity and deepening of bilateral ties. The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China. According to a study published on November by the National Foundation for American Policy think-tank, the Trump administration's restrictive immigration policies have led to massive increase in the rejection of petitions for H-1B visas with the highest denial rate among major Indian IT companies. The study gave credence to charges that Indian companies are being unduly targeted by the administration of President Donald Trump. India has taken up the problems faced by Indian professionals … [Read more...] about India pitches for H-1B visa holders during 2+2 dialogue
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If you like the current state of the internet, you should know about net neutrality. If you are not aware of it, don't worry. Internet is built around the idea of openness. It allows people to connect and exchange information freely, if the information or service is not illegal. Much of this is because of the idea of net neutrality. If you like the current state of the internet, you should know about net neutrality. Many web users are aware of it. But if you are not, don't worry. We explain it here: Click here to register your voice Join The Times of India's campaign to support net neutrality What is net neutrality? Net neutrality is an idea derived from how telephone lines have worked since the beginning of the 20th century. In case of a telephone line, you can dial any number and connect to it. It does not matter if you are calling from operator A to operator B. It doesn't matter if you are calling a restaurant or a drug dealer. The operators neither block the access to a … [Read more...] about What is net neutrality and why it is important?
It’s possible we didn’t hold them in precisely the right way at times, since the devices are both so slippery that it took conscious effort to line them up just right. Still, a feature meant to be used by consumers should ideally be easy to use, and charging speeds were painfully slow even when we were sure the phones were aligned. … [Read more...] about The Samsung Galaxy S20 needs to fix this one big problem with the Galaxy S10
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is credited for this great turnaround the company has seen under his leadership. Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014 when the Richmond-based tech giant was kind of lagging behind the likes of Google and Apple. However, Nadella with crucial decisions — betting big on Microsoft Cloud services — has turned Microsoft into a trillion-dollar company. In fact, Microsoft became the second US company after Apple to hit the $1 trillion mark in market capitalisation. When Nadella took over, Microsoft’s market capitalisation was close to $300 billion. Nadella’s leadership style has often been praised and he once shared what he thinks are the important principles he follows. In his book — Hit Refresh — and also in a couple of interviews, Nadella spoke about them. Bring Clarity is the first principle that Nadella says leaders and managers should adhere to. “In an ambiguous situation, where there cannot be complete … [Read more...] about 3 leadership principles that helped CEO Satya Nadella make Microsoft a $1 trillion-dollar company