Latest H-1B Visa Rules: Fresh Restrictions May Affect Indian IT Professionals

The Trump administration has announced new restrictions on H-1B non immigrant visa programme which it said is aimed at protecting American workers, restoring integrity and to better guarantee that H-1B petitions are approved only for qualified beneficiaries and petitioners, a move which is likely to affect thousands of Indian IT professionals. The interim final rule announced by […]

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US Announces Relaxations for H-1B Visa Holders and Green Card Applicants

The US government has given a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and Green Card applicants, who have been served notices for submission of various documents, in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday said the 60-day grace period for responding to its requests will include requests for […]

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US Govt Reportedly Using Location Data from Mobile Ads to Track Coronavirus Spread

The coronavirus pandemic has encouraged governments across the world to unleash what has been termed the ‘violation of privacy’ by security analysts. US government officials are now moving ahead in their attempts to track citizens using the mobile phone location data from the mobile ad industry. The data collected by advertisers through various platforms, such […]

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First US-made Apache AH 64E attack helicopter handed over to Indian Air Force

The first Apache AH 64E attack helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at the Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, US, on Friday. This is the first attack copter acquired from the US. The IAF currently uses the Soviet/Russian origin Mi25/Mi35 copters. These are tasked with tank formations. Air Marshal AS […]

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