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136th Day Of Lockdown

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Trump’s order to ensure H-1B visas only for high-skilled applicants

The order will call on the US federal departments to act on the ‘fraud and abuse’ in the US immigration system to protect American workers.

18 Apr 2017 8:12 AM

Trump govt to keep list of White House visitors secret

The new policy effectively means that no information of the White House visitors will be available for at least five years. 

15 Apr 2017 3:48 PM

Trump administration says travel ban is religiously neutral

US District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii last month blocked the revised travel ban in response to a lawsuit by the state of Hawaii.

08 Apr 2017 10:40 AM

The road to impunity

The US President has given his forces “expanded targeting authority” against Al Qaeda and its local affiliate Al Shabaab in Somalia.

04 Apr 2017 12:13 AM

'US varsities register drop in Indian student applications'

A lot of universities are concerned about declines in master's students from India.

27 Mar 2017 1:02 PM


Trump administration ‘fires’ Indian origin attorney Preet Bharara

Bharara was fired after he refused to quit following orders to the 46 Obama administration-appointed attorneys to resign immediately.

12 Mar 2017 8:59 AM

India, US will boost training programme to fight terror

Indian cops to be trained in US on hostage crisis, cyber crime.

06 Mar 2017 2:36 AM

H-1B visa reform to be part of immigration package: US tells India

The assurance came amid reported moves by Trump admin to bring out an executive order to curtail use of H-1B visas.

04 Mar 2017 11:19 AM

Trump admin considering separating women, children at Mexico border

The policy shift would allow the government to keep parents in custody while they contest deportation or wait for asylum hearings.

04 Mar 2017 8:28 AM

Jeff Sessions: Trump's attorney general under fire

Sessions is facing accusations that he lied under oath in his Senate confirmation hearing about his contacts with the Russian ambassador.

03 Mar 2017 2:43 PM


US military urges Trump not to slash spending on diplomacy, development aid

In a letter addressed to the government, the military said that State Department funding is ‘critical to keeping America safe.’

28 Feb 2017 1:20 PM

Kansas shooting: Jaishankar to take up concerns on US trip

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require technical expertise.

27 Feb 2017 2:36 AM

Do we belong here? Kansas shooting victim’s wife asks Donald Trump

The victim's wife demanded to know from US government what it is going to do to stop hate crimes against minorities.

26 Feb 2017 6:58 AM

Trump admin officials may be deposed over immigration order

Documents authored by admin officials may contain evidence that the order was an unconstitutional attempt to ban Muslims from entering US.

13 Feb 2017 9:33 AM

Jeff Sessions confirmed as US attorney general

In his farewell speech, soon after his confirmation and before his resignation, Sessions urged his colleagues to respect each other.

09 Feb 2017 10:36 AM


Tillerson sworn-in as US Secretary of State

The 64-year-old former chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil was confirmed by the Senate in a 56-43 vote.

02 Feb 2017 12:05 PM

H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives

The bill calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to USD 130,000.

31 Jan 2017 12:47 PM

US President Donald Trump drafts order to restrict H1B visa

The executive order increases inspector raj and ends employment authorisation cards to spouses on such work visas.

31 Jan 2017 11:07 AM

Pakistan puts Hafiz Saeed under house arrest

Before his detention, Saeed said he doesn't care if his organisation faces any 'curbs' for raising voice for 'oppressed Kashmiris'.

31 Jan 2017 8:14 AM

Trump’s pick for top communications job steps aside

Miller had previously worked for Senator Ted Cruz, one of Trump's rivals in the Republican presidential campaign.

26 Dec 2016 9:28 AM