INDIAN IT PROFESSIONALS
More than 227K Indians waiting for family-sponsored Green Card
Currently, there are about four million people waiting in line for family-sponsored Green Cards against a Congressional cap of 226,000 per annum. The largest number of 1.5 million wait list is from America's southern neighbour Mexico, followed by a distant India with 227,000 and China with nearly 180,000.
Meet the citizen astronomers who chase stars
Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy an...
Faster lane: Only FASTag payments at toll plazas from December 1
Indian highways are switching to electronic toll collection from Dec 1, in p...
The year of the scapegoat: Carlos Ghosn, the Indian millennial, and the fall guys of 2019
This year has not been kind to the species most preferred for sacrificial offerings.
Two years on, how Trump's BAHA law is making life tough for Indian H-1B seekers
The going has been tough for techies working on IT projects onsite, especially since April 2017.
Topline recruiters make beeline for emerging engineering talent
Top recruiters get early slots at premium engineering colleges based largely on salaries and profiles.
Karnataka to unveil new IT policy next week
The new IT policy would focus on tier-2 and 3 cities, Narayan indicated, adding the government would strengthen educational institutions to become incubation centres in future.
Leaked email shows Professor investigating IIT-Guwahati colleague resigned due to ‘undue pressure’
The committee was formed to investigate Brijesh Rai, who has spoken up against alleged corruption at the institute. IIT-G students had protested in Rai's support.
Parliamentary panel recommends integration of Indian Systems of Medicine with modern treatment
The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare, in its 115th report submitted in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, said an earlier document had recognized the need to build capacity of existing human resource in the health care sector to address the shortage of healthcare professionals.
Experiencing headaches & fatigue? Work stresses out 84% Indian professionals
The survey showed 84% of men and 79% of women suffer from stress in India.
Facebook, T-Hub empower 10 AI-driven Indian startups
The 10 cohort startups included Mumbai-based ftcash which aims to empower micro-merchants and small businesses with the power of credit using digital payments.
IT companies to shed 5-10% of mid-level workforce: Ex-CFO of Infosys
IT cos have no choice but to lay off some of their mid-level staff to become more agile, said ex-CFO of Infosys.
RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%, stance remains accommodative
The central bank slashed FY20 real GDP growth projection to 5% from 6.1%.
As Alphabet chief, Pichai joins global CEO A-list
Founders Brin, Page step down; Pichai, who remains Google CEO, to run world’s third most valuable firm that currently faces regulatory scrutiny. Investors have rewarded Google stock, with the company’s market cap doubling to nearly $900 billion since Pichai took over. Pichai studied in IIT-Kharagpur before moving to Stanford University for his Masters.
Indian entrepreneurs grossly stressed, shows study
The study showed that stress due to financial cash flows, fear of failure and disagreements with partners or family members are the top stressors, irrespective of their age and years in business. Majority of the respondents (40%) were in the 40-50 years age group, while 34% were in the 30-40 years age group.
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