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NASSCOM STATEMENT ON H-1B VISAS DEVELOPMENT

“There have been some speculation that the US Administration is considering lowering the cap on new H-1B visas. However, there has been no official confirmation yet from the US government on the matter yet, and we await clarity from official sources. The United States’ global leadership in technology has been made possible, in part, by its

Statement regarding the Italian Crescita law decree and its potential implications for ArcelorMittal Italia

ArcelorMittal confirms that its Italian subsidiary (ArcelorMittal Italia “AMI”) has highlighted to the Italian government its concerns about the current text of the Crescita law decree. If ratified as currently drafted, the provision concerning the Taranto plant would impair any operator’s ability to operate the plant while implementing the environmental plan approved by the Italian Government in September 2017,

NAKSHATRA | SECOND EDITION | KOLKATA

One of a kind inter-orphanage art, literary, cultural festival! 500 children from various Shelter Homes participated in arts, literary, cultural competitions on 16 th June, 2019 at Loreto Day School, Bowbazar, Kolkata. Nakshatra is the platform which Bhumi provides to the underprivileged children helping them to enhance their inner talents and discover the singer and

Modernization of world nuclear forces continues despite overall decrease in number of warheads: New SIPRI Yearbook out now

(Stockholm, 17 June 2019) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security.  The modernization of nuclear forces continues SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, says: ‘A key finding is

Godrej supports Orion Racing, India’s first Formula Student squad, in designing and building a fully electric formula racer car

Mumbai, 14th June 2019: Orion Racing India, the country’s first Formula Student team, unveiled its electric-powered racer in Mumbai. ‘Artemis’, the electric racer car having an acceleration of 0 to 100 kmph in 4 seconds, was designed and built with support from Godrej & Boyce whose three businesses partnered with the Student team to make

ArcelorMittal prepares to further reduce primary production in Europe as market weakness continues

Further to the announcement made on 6 May, ArcelorMittal today announces its decision to take additional steps to adjust its European production levels to further align its production to the current market demand. The company continues to be impacted by weak market demand and high import levels in Europe. As a result, ArcelorMittal will: Reduce

International experts in cancer and neuroscience kick off collaboration with the aiForward program to bring AI to medical research

aiForward is an open, global program created by Aiforia, aiming to advance the use of AI-powered image analysis in medical research, focusing initially on neuroscience, cancer, and lifestyle diseases. The program was launched in December 2018 and has attracted wide international interest — receiving applications from institutes in Norway, the United States, and other countries.

April 2019 crude steel production

27 May 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2019, a 6.4% increase compared to April 2018. China’s crude steel production for April 2019 was 85.0 Mt, an increase of 12.7% compared to April 2018. India produced 8.8

Hundreds of Counterfeit Crocs Products Seized, Two Arrested, During Raids in West Bengal, India

May 24, 2019– Crocs, Inc. (Nasdaq: CROX), a world leader in innovative casual footwear for women, men and children, today announced that recent raids in West Bengal, India, resulted in the seizure of hundreds of pairs of counterfeit Crocs products, including bags and footwear, as well as two arrests. The raids are part of Crocs’

UNOOSA and ESA join forces to address the space debris challenge

VIENNA, 24 May (UN Information Service) — UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed a joint statement on their wish to cooperate on the challenge of space debris. The two organisations agreed to work together to increase global understanding and the consolidation of knowledge on space debris; to