Cashback and discount: Govt plans to boost online transactions

The Narendra Modi government is working on a proposal to incentivise digital transactions by providing cashbacks to businesses and price benefits to consumers, as per the latest reports. As per the proposal being worked out by the Revenue Department, consumers paying through the digital mode would be offered a...
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No more work permits for H-1B visa spouses anymore

The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians. The move to end the Obama-era rule could...
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77 candidates placed overseas through ESPOiR

Fulfilling the dreams of the qualified young graduates to work abroad, ESPOIR is giving international placement to its 77 trainees, who have successfully completed their skill training course from the academy on 14th April 2018. ESPOiR Academy, which is a joint venture of Kerala Academy for Skill Excellence (KASE)...
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Appeal filed by Google on anti-trust case in India

Google has appealed against a ruling by India’s competition watchdog that found it guilty of “search bias”, while the website that brought the case also challenged the outcome, complaining the online search giant had got off too lightly. In February, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined Google 1.36...
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IndiGo opts out of race to acquire Air India

Top Indian carrier Interglobe Aviation Ltd, which operates under the IndiGo brand, said has made it clear that it was opting out of a race to acquire state-run Air India as the terms set by the government would not suit it. The Indian government, which fully owns money-losing flag...
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DGCA nod for seaplane flights

A DGCA committee has observed that single-engine seaplanes can be used to operate commercial services feasibly subject to certain conditions, a senior government official said. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation was now preparing rules for permitting the service and the norms would be ready in 45 days, R.N....
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