President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has been actively considering ways to revamp a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The move ... The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
'There were extremely talented students in smaller towns, but they were not getting an opportunity to study at national level colleges only because they didn't get proper training to write such exams.'Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier finds out how Mervin Rosario and his partners at Ignus are working to change that. Decoding Kota: India's coaching capital IMAGE: Team Ignus. Front row from right, Mervin Rosario, Sharath Holla and Ferdie D'souza.Back row from right, Akshay Bedhotiya, Akshath Nayak ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
With important national elections scheduled this year in the Netherlands, France and Germany, European officials on edge about possible Russian interference are pursuing various measures to counter it. But with a daily onslaught of fake and misleading news , ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
May 31, 1893 is unarguably a historic day. On this date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata — sailed together on a ship from Japan to the US. Both, whose lives would ultimately impact millions of their ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Softening the demonetisation blow, the Budget for 2017-18 on Wednesday halved the tax to 5 per cent on incomes up to Rs 500,000 but proposed a new surcharge of 10 per cent on incomes between Rs 50 lakh and Rs 1 crore and raised duties on cigarettes and pan masala while stepping up allocations for infrastructure, rural, agriculture and social sectors. Following are the highlights of Union Budget 2017-18, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on February 1: Tax rates halved ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
If your job involves inputting reams of data for a company, you might want to think about retraining in a more specialised field. Or as a plumber. After industrial robots and international trade put paid to many manufacturing jobs in the West, millions of ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
The Forbes 30 Under 30 list is even harder to get into than Stanford or Harvard University, says Monali Sarkar.Meet the desis who made the cut this year. IMAGE: Teju Ravilochan, centre. Photograph: Kind courtesy Unreasonable Institute/Facebook.com 'Falling in love with a problem, learning all about it, experimenting aggressively, being a learner' -- that's Teju Ravilochan's key to success. Ravilochan, 29, who founded the Unreasonable Institute, is the only Indian origin super achiever who made ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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