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April 21, 2018
The Silicon Valley-based CEO and founder of Laurel Strategies, Alan H Fleischmann, has suggested that President-elect Donald Trump reform the H 1B- Visa Program and increase its quota. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa which empowers United States companies to temporarily recruit employees from other nations. It enables the U.S. firms to hire the best talents to perform specialized...
A bill to unleash radical reforms in the transport sector by ensuring 100 per cent e-governance, checking bogus driving licenses and vehicle thefts, slapping heavy penalty on traffic violators and protecting the good samaritan was approved by the Lok Sabha today. The bill seeks to save lives by ushering in radical reforms in the motor vehicles law,making vehicle-makers responsible for...
Theft at Kailash Satyarthi's residence
Burglary at Kailash Satyarthi's house, many valuables stolen Kailash Satyarthi lost Nobel Peace Prize citations among other valuables on Monday night when burglars barged into his New Delhi residence. It came to light on Tuesday morning when Satyarthi's son went to the apartment. "All scrap dealers and local criminals from the area have been detained," said a police official. He added, "Fingerprints and...
Hospitals had to be forcefully shut down in besieged east Aleppo on Nov 18 as doctors struggled to treat victims of ‘relentless bombardment’, as termed by residents, activists and medical officials, by Syrian and allied Russian forces. Medical officials said that more than 150 people were killed since airstrikes began in rebellion affected areas of the city. Only four...
Donald Trump,the 45th President of the United States has stirred up controversy in his first week in office. Trump signed an executive order on Friday. The order banned immigrants from countries like Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, and Syria. The ban also includes extreme vetting for people from Pakistan, Saudis and Afghans. The ban targets Muslims and people...
Climate change will sharply boost the frequency of lethal heatwaves even if humanity caps global warming at 2°C, the core goal of the Paris Agreement, scientists said on Monday. A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity, especially in oceanic climate countries. While definitions vary, a heat wave is measured...
An outspoken Manhattan federal prosecutor known for crusading against public corruption says he was fired after refusing to resign. Preet Bharara announced in a tweet Saturday afternoon that he was fired. He said: "I did not resign. Moments ago I was fired." He went on to say in the tweet that being the US Attorney in the Southern District of...
In 2014, India got its new prime minister, Narendra Modi. Bhartiya Janata Party won by a revolutionary parliamentary majority. India was already a developing economy with huge potential. Two years since the Modi rule, it still has a lot of potential. The optimists predict that India will soon be the second-largest economy in the world. Though Modi has taken a lot...
Five-time BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has been chosen as the next Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.BJP leader Yogi Adityanath is a fiery Hindutva mascot who has developed a reputation of being controversy's favourite child over a period of time. Mahant Yogi Adityanath (born Ajay Singh Negi; 5 June 1972) is an Indian priest and politician with a "firebrand Hindutva (nationalism)" image.he...
More slimmer and smaller in its look, a new Rs 50 florescent blue colour note will be soon released by the Reserve Bank of India. The new note will have the signature of RBI Governor Urjit Patel. The apex bank said in a release on Saturday that the old Rs 50 notes will also continue to be legal tender. 66mm is...