Indian firms had made investments of $1.42 billion in their overseas joint-ventures/subsidiaries in March 2016.
The 457 visa was introduced in the 1990s to expedite the entry of business professionals and highly skilled migrants but over time it was opened up to include a broad suite of workers.
The executive order will direct federal agencies to more strictly enforce H1-B visa laws and propose reforms to the programme to prevent fraud and abuse and ensure visas are awarded to the most-skilled applicants.
The government had earlier said that the decision on allowances will be taken after the committee on 7th Pay Commission submits its report.
The country's economic growth is expected to see anuptick at 7.2 per cent this fiscal year and further accelerate to7.5 per cent in 2018-19, the report said.
"Farm loan waivers of up to 2 per cent of GDP in the run up to the 2019 hustings pose fiscal/rate risk and impacts credit culture," analysts at Bank of America Merill Lynch said in a note on Monday.
As per the RBI website, Mr Buiter said at the lecture that the monetary policy of any central bank has an unavoidable fiscal dimension because the fiscal theory of seigniorage is the right way of thinking about the inherent fiscal dimension of monetary policy.
The DA will be paid in cash to the employees, Finance Minister Abhimanyu said.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), policy-making body of the department, said it has detected undisclosed income over Rs 9,334 crore between the period of November 9, 2016 till February 28 this year.
Imports too jumped 45.25 per cent to $39.66 billion last month from $27.3 billion in March 2016.
At present, the services sector is taxed at 14 per cent with two additional cesses -- Swachh Bharat Cess and the Krishi Kalyan Cess attracting half a per cent each.
India's industrial output slipped to a 4-month low, contracting by 1.2 per cent in February.
A pilot for daily revision of petrol and diesel price will be first implemented in Puducherry, Vizag in Andhra Pradesh, Udaipur in Rajasthan, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Chandigarh.
The central and state governments were ready to roll out the GST, said Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, adding that firms should not count on a postponement of a tax more than a decade in the making.
Consumer price inflation rose marginally to 3.81 per cent last month compared with 3.65 per cent in February.
Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation have up to 200 fuel stations in the five cities, the sources said.
Bank accounts opened between July 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015 need to submit self-certification by April 30 to comply with FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) provisions.
The EPFO has invested Rs 18,069 crore in ETFs till February 18, 2017 and yielded a return of 18.13 per cent on these investments.
Arun Jaitley gave these details during the Question Hour, where he claimed that no other government had taken so much action against black money as the present regime.
Petrol pump owners are demanding higher margin on fuel sale.