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The debate in the US over H-1B visas has become a political and emotive issue as there is a "yawning gap" between the facts and perception, IT industry body NASSCOM has said, contending that Indian IT firms contribute immensely to the US economy and jobs creation.


Tata Sons chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata Friday said the Tata Group is in the safe hands of N Chandrasekaran, who would take it to a new level of progress and growth.


Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson, which President Donald Trump singled when he mentioned trade barriers, may disagree with his proposed solution to the problem.


The Supreme Court Friday said it would hear next week the plea of a consortium of banks that USD 40 million, which liquor baron Vijay Mallya had allegedly transferred to his children, needed to be brought back.


The National Green Tribunal's bench here has directed a builder to restore the environmental damage allegedly caused to a housing society in Khandala due to illegal hill cutting and tree felling.


Finnish firm HMD Global, which has right to market Nokia brand, is likely to make all devices of the historic phone company in India including the iconic "Nokia 3310".


Budget carrier AirAsia India has scaled up its workforce by more than 50 per cent to 1,050 people in the last one year as the airline looks to fly overseas and expand its fleet.


The rupee turned shaky after a brief overnight recovery and ended lower by 11 paise at 66.81 against the US counterpart on fresh dollar demand from banks and importers.


Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank Friday said it has raised USD 300 million through a international bond issue.


Leading stock exchange BSE has set up a new corporate announcement filing system (CAFS) to provide speedy, timely and accurate information on listed companies to investors as well as news agencies.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi and BSP supremo Mayawati will descend on Varanasi tomorrow making it their battleground ahead of the last phase of UP polls, a schedule that has put the administration on its toes.

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BSP president Mayawati today attacked the BJP saying its own cadre would teach its leaders a lesson for fielding 'baagi' (rebels) and 'daagi' (tainted) candidates in the UP assembly elections.


Vice President Hamid Ansari will attend the Summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) on March 7 in Jakarta, Indonesia where the 21-nation grouping will discuss ways to strengthen maritime cooperation and fight against violent extremism.


Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today pitched for "zero tolerance" for child begging. "We have decided to come down heavily on children begging.


RSS today sacked its functionary Kundan Chandravat who had sparked a controversy by announcing a Rs 1 crore bounty for beheading Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.


The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has summoned a top Delhi Police official over alleged inaction on a DU faculty's complaint that a former president of a students' union had abused and threatened her.


Rivals BJP and Bahujan Samajwadi Party are looking to make serious dent in this Samajwadi Party bastion by sewing up strong social alliances to trump the formidable Muslim-Yadav coalition.


President Pranab Mukherjee today said a strong deterrent is needed against those who want to adversely affect India's progress and security in view of the ever changing geo-political situation in the region.


The SIT, which is re-investigating 58 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has questioned Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in connection with the murder of a father- son duo in West Delhi.


Parts of old Srinagar city today saw clashes between stone-pelting mobs and security forces in which six people were injured.


Seventeen inmates of the high security Tihar jail here were injured in a brawl, police said today.

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The Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered the state government to exhume the bodies of two tribals and conduct their postmortem again on a plea by their relatives alleging that the police killed them in a fake encounter by branding them as Naxals.


Two security personnel were killed and as many injured in an exchange of fire with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today, police said.


With just a day left for filing of nominations for the Mumbai mayoral poll, a senior state BJP leader today said he is confident that his party and Shiv Sena will come together to govern India's richest civic body.


Goa government s plan to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention on the ongoing Mahadayi water-sharing dispute with Karnataka has hit a roadblock due to his packed schedule in the wake of UP elections followed by a foreign trip.


Two MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act) accused, who have been on run since 2014, were arrested from suburban Kandivli in neighbouring Mumbai city, the police said today.


CPM led LDF government in Kerala today announced an increse of Rs 2000 in the pension amount of journalists to touch Rs 10,000 per month.

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Giving thrust to women's safety, the 2017-18 Kerala budget today set apart Rs 68 crore for various schemes to prevent atrocities against them, besides proposing a public register of sexual offenders.


An Army jawan who featured in a viral video on the abuse of the 'buddy' system in military camps, was found dead in an abandoned barrack in Nashik district of Maharashtra, police said today.

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No more trouble for the residents of the headquarter region of the North and Middle Andaman region in refuelling their vehicles! The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation formally launched its maiden Retail Fuel Outlet at Lataw village on Friday.