MUMBAI (Diya TV) — Indian IT services companies are not racing to use a H1-B visa premium processing option as in years past due to a changing business model and higher rejection rates.
Google announced a $1 billion commitment to help alleviate Silicon Valley’s housing crisis, saying they will add about 20,000 homes. While the housing plan is welcomed, many critics are upset that Google is able to do this because they exploit tax loopholes to shelter billions of dollars in revenue.
PG&E, the California public utility blamed for igniting several wildfires caused by downed power lines that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes, agreed to pay $1 billion in damages to local governments.
Laxman Narasimhan will becoming CEO of consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser this fall.
He was Chief Commercial Officer at PepsiCo.
And India’s lunar lander will launch this July for the moon, and will launch its first mission to study the sun in 2020. ISRO is also planning to have a space station for India by 2030.
Ravi Kapur & Alejandro Quintana contributed to this report.