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Last updated: 28 Feb, 2017  
H1B.9.Thmb.jpg H-1B visa: IT sector woes
Bikky Khosla | 21 Feb, 2017
In a first in 25 years, Nasscom, a leading trade association of Indian information technology and business process outsourcing industry, has refrained from issuing a growth forecast for the sector for the next financial year.  
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Trump.9.Thmb.jpg Temptation of protectionism
Bikky Khosla | 14 Feb, 2017
Last week, an urgent meeting was convened by the Commerce Minster on the proposed tightening of the US visa regime. The development came amid grave global concerns over US protectionism under President Trump.  
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msme-THMB-2010.jpg Budget 2017: Positive for MSMEs
Bikky Khosla | 07 Feb, 2017
Arun Jaitley last week presented his fourth Union Budget. Expectations were high and so were the challenges, and it was indeed a tough task for the Finance Minister to play a balancing act between growth stimulus and fiscal consolidation.  
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budget-indiaTHMB.jpeg Budget to chart course of the economy
Bikky Khosla | 31 Jan, 2017
Another Budget is in the offing. Like all years, expectations are in the air. Industry lobbies are eagerly waiting with 'wish lists' in their hands. It's a no-brainer to say that this will be one of the most interesting Budgets in our recent memory.  
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startup.thmb.jpg Start up, stand up: A distant dream
Bikky Khosla | 24 Jan, 2017
In his Independence Day speech in 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an ambitious scheme, 'Start-up India, Stand up India', to encourage entrepreneurship among the youth of the country.  
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India.Growth.9.Thmb.jpg Reforms hold key to growth
Bikky Khosla | 17 Jan, 2017
Reforms will decide the coming days of Indian economy, global credit rating agency Moody's expressed this view in a recent report. It said that the Government's capacity to implement reforms and policy effectiveness will decide the economy's rating going forward. 
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Downturn.Thmb.jpg Takeaways from GDP estimate
Bikky Khosla | 10 Jan, 2017
The CSO last week came out with its GDP estimate, which was pegged at 7.1 percent for the current financial year, lower than the 7.6 percent growth in 2015-16. The data, which is in sync with the RBI's earlier estimate, is not good news, but it's also not something to panic about. 
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Exports.9.Thmb.jpg Exports: Govt must pave the way in 2017
Bikky Khosla | 03 Jan, 2017
Well, another year has come and gone. When the Indian export sector started the year 2016, it was going through one of the toughest phases in terms of growth. Overseas shipments had been in decline since December 2014. 
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