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Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries resumes lobbying in US

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June 3, 2019

Applying for US visa? Now you need to furnish 5-year social media details

If you are planning to apply for the US visa, you will have to share your internet history. As proposed by the Trump administration, the country now requires most of the US visa applicants to submit their social media details for the past five years, as part of its strategy to improve screening of potential immigrants and visitors. According to media reports, the revised norms could affect up to 15 million travellers who apply for visas to enter the United States each year. Previously, this enhanced screening information had only been required for applicants who visited terrorist-controlled areas.

PepsiCo to invest $70 million to set up food manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh

Snacks and beverages major PepsiCo India has said that it will invest USD 70 million to build a food manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh. American global beverage firm, which aims to invest USD 2.1 billion in India by 2022, said the investment is a part of its strategy to expand capacity in the country's growing packaged foods market.

Air India Express says half of its int flights logged full occupancy

Air India Express, international budget arm of the national carrier Air India, said Sunday that half of its international flights logged a record 100 per cent occupancy last Friday. Significantly, all these flights were operated from different overseas destinations into India, it said in a statement.

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries resumes lobbying in US


Indian corporate giant Reliance Industries Ltd has resumed lobbying among US lawmakers through a new lobbyist for advocating its position on the "US economic trade sanctions policies". According to the new 'lobbying report' filings made with the US Senate, RIL has now engaged Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP, which filed a 'lobbying registration' report on behalf of its client RIL on April 26.

SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh elected to IATA board

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet's Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh was Sunday elected to the board of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), less than three months after the airline joined the global grouping. SpiceJet said Singh has been appointed for a three-year term to the IATA board.

Air cooler makers expects double-digit jump in sales this season as mercury soars


Air cooler makers are expecting a double-digit growth in sales this season, led by north and central Indian market as acute heat wave continues across the country. Branded air cooler makers are offering latest technologies which include IoT (Internet of Things)

ONGC topples IOC to regain most profitable PSU tag


ONGC, India's top oil and gas producer, has toppled Indian Oil Corp (IOC) to regain crown of being the country's most profitable public sector company. Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) reported a 34 per cent jump its in 2018-19 fiscal net profit to Rs 26?,716 crore.

Swiss bank accounts: Notices to Indian clients continue; Potluri Rajamohan Rao latest

Amid a continuing crackdown on Swiss bank account holders with suspected illicit money, Switzerland has stepped up its process to share details of such individuals with Potluri Rajamohan Rao being the latest Indian national to get a notice in this regard.

At least 14 Indians, with accounts in Switzerland-based banks, were issued notices by the Swiss authorities last month, in which they have been given one last chance to appeal against sharing of their details with India.

Will work with full strength to increase job opportunities in MSMEs: Gadkari


Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari said he would work with full strength to increase job opportunities in the MSME sector. Gadkari, who has also been given charge of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, said that he has set a new target of laying 40 kms of road everyday over the next one-and-a-half years. The minister was speaking to reporters at his residence here.



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