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Wipro got highest H-1B visas in 2009

With 1,964 H-1B visas in 2009, Indian IT major Wipro has topped the list of firms that got the coveted US visas for highly skilled professionals. Microsoft with 1,318 visas came next, with Intel (723) in third place, while Google ... Read More »

India at number 44 in IT competitiveness

The United States continued to lead the global IT industry competitiveness ranking in an annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, followed by Finland, Sweden and Canada. India stands at the 44th spot in global IT competitiveness index. The prominence ... Read More »

US says ready for direct talks with North Korea

The US state department said on Friday it was prepared to hold direct talks with North Korea to try to coax it back into multilateral negotiations on ending its nuclear programs. Previously, US officials had sent mixed signals about direct ... Read More »

PM meets his Bangladeshi, Vietnamese counterparts in Egypt

Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh held bilateral meetings with his Bangladeshi and Vietnamese counterparts — Sheikh Hasina and Nguyen Tan Dung respectively on the sidelines of the XVth Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit here on Wednesday. ... Read More »

US-Mexico border security wall may threaten wildlife species

Washington, July 8 (ANI): Biologists have determined that a 700-mile security wall under construction along the United States’ border with Mexico could significantly alter the movement and “connectivity” of wildlife, with the animals’ potential isolation a threat to populations of ... Read More »

Bigfoot’s favorite haunts revealed

London, July 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has applied ecological niche modelling to predict the mythical Bigfoot’s favorite haunts in the United States. Conservation biologists often need to predict where rare species are capable of living – for selecting ... Read More »

US delivers four MI-17 cargo helicopters to Pakistan

Islamabad, June 11 (ANI): The United States has handed over four MI-17 cargo helicopters to the Pakistan Army to facilitate its counter-terrorism operation. “On a request by the Government of Pakistan, the United States delivered four MI-17 cargo helicopters to ... Read More »