While President Trump’s comparing the “Red Button” could be called nothing short of a blunder, the Indian American tech workers community had their fingers on a “red” button of their own. Latest reports, however, indicate relief, and we hope the community will not have to activate the panic button after all.
There is lot of concern about changes in law related to H-1B visa extension as President Donald Trump seeks to make significant cuts and changes to the existing law. The “Make in India” strategy is not working in the solar sector, one of the big focus areas of the Modi government. The next time a guest walks into your home you may want to think twice before telling her to take a seat.
There is lot of concern about changes in law related to H-1B visa extension as President Donald Trump seeks to make significant cuts and changes to the existing law. Will he do it? Yes, as that was his campaign promise – “Be American. Hire American.” Can he do it? – Not so fast, explains San Jose-based attorney Madan Ahluwalia. It is not as simple, there are many legal hurdles that Trump has to face before anything drastic happens to the existing laws, he says.
Indian businesses have mostly backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” vision that translates to incorporating policy frameworks that encourage domestic manufacturing. The objective is to achieve multiple goals that include employment, saving foreign exchange and enabling Indian companies to scale up and become global players. Curiously, the “Make in India” strategy is not working in the solar sector, one of the big focus areas of the Modi government, writes Siddharth Srivastava.
The next time a guest walks into your home you may want to think twice before telling her to take a seat. You might, instead, say, “Hey, let’s stand and talk for a bit, shall we.” (Prolonged) sitting, warns Dr. Naras Bhat, a doctor of western medicine in the East Bay, is deleterious to your health.
Bay Area Health care reporter Viji Sundaram interviewed him in his clinic in Concord, Calif., on what is now popularly labeled as “the sitting disease.” Bhat half-jestingly calls it the “curse of chairmanship.”
The recent “humanitarian gesture” extended by Pakistan to allow the wife and mother of its prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet him has exposed its farce and underpinned the toxicity of Indio-Pak relations existing since Independence, thereby escalating tensions between the two neighbors always at war with each other, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.
There are so many sites, cities, villages, countries that awaits your pleasure on your very first trip abroad. This is the easy part; the difficult ingredient hasn’t been considered. You’ve arrived and you’re hungry. Are you ready for a taco, some dolmas or (Asian dish) But, your inner cravings and familiarity say “hamburger, Prime rib with baked potato” “or multi-top pizza,” writes our travel editor Al Auger.
Talk show host and actor Oprah Winfrey became the first African American woman to be honored with the Cecil B DeMille Award at the Golden Globes, Jan. 8. She used the global platform to say “Time’s Up” for sexual predators in the industry.
Siliconeer wishes all readers a very happy New Year!