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Donald Trump calls for huge increase in quota for skilled migrants

'The biggest change we make is to increase the proportion of highly skilled immigration from 12 per cent to 57 per cent,' he said.

17 May 2019 9:05 AM

US stealth fighter jet suffers millions in damage from bird strike in Japan

Photographs circulating on social media showed what appeared to a kind of falcon stuck beneath the plane.

16 May 2019 3:20 PM

Photoshopped image shows first-ever Sikh Mayor as Arab Dictator in US

The photo was part of a story titled, 'Ravi Bhalla goes to the mattresses... for his tax increase'.

16 May 2019 1:58 PM

US man makes deepest-ever dive in Mariana Trench, discovers trash

Vescovo found undiscovered species as he visited places no human had gone before.

14 May 2019 8:53 AM

Like Uber, but for organs: First kidney delivered by drone in US

The drone, which required a special clearance from aviation regulators, took off at 1:00 am on April 19 and flew at a height of 400 feet.

02 May 2019 8:54 AM


Extended probation, no prison for US rapist

The verdict was delivered by Jefferson County Judge James McClusky and it follows the pattern of some of the recent judgements in the US..

01 May 2019 11:03 AM

2 dead, 4 injured in US's North Carolina campus shooting

Campus Police Chief Jeff Baker said authorities received a call around 4:40 pm that a suspect armed with a pistol had shot several students

01 May 2019 8:38 AM

To survive trade battles, China manufacturers deploy every weapon they can

Industrial output rose at its fastest rate since mid-2014 and exports rebounded more than expected.

22 Apr 2019 1:16 PM

China hails Pakistan's action plan to implement UN resolutions to fight terrorism

China on Monday hailed its all-weather ally Pakistan for announcing new guidelines for implementing the UNSC sanctions.

15 Apr 2019 5:59 PM

Priyanka Chopra collabs with Mindy Kaling for a wedding film

Reports suggest the film is a funny take on a multicultural wedding and is set in India and the United States.

14 Apr 2019 1:45 AM


5G-connected cows test milking parlour of the future

The 5G-connected gadgets they are wearing is a collar that controls a robotic milking system.

12 Apr 2019 1:29 PM

Standard Chartered expected to pay just over USD 1 bn to resolve US, UK probes

The bank settled the foreign exchange probe in February when it was fined USD 40 million by New York’s banking regulator.

09 Apr 2019 9:42 AM

Indian man gets 10 years in jail for smuggling foreign nationals into US

An Indian national has pleaded guilty to the charges of smuggling Indians as illegal immigrants into the United States.

15 Mar 2019 10:29 AM

US aims to cut Iran oil exports to under 1 mn bpd from May: sources

US officials were constantly assessing global oil markets to determine the way forward with Iran sanctions waivers.

14 Mar 2019 10:16 AM

India's arms imports from Russia in 2014-18 down 42 pc from 2009-13: Report

In line with PM Narendra Modi's effort to reduce country's dependence on foreign arms, India's overall arms import decreased by 24 pc.

11 Mar 2019 1:11 PM


US and China said to appear close to deal to roll back tariffs

Trump administration officials have said they expect the two presidents to ‘close’ a deal at a summit in coming weeks.

04 Mar 2019 2:24 PM

IOC signs USD 1.5 billion deal to buy US crude oil

This is the first term contract finalised by any Indian PSU oil company for import of US origin crude oil grades.

18 Feb 2019 5:12 PM

US, India hold talks to calm trade tensions, Ross joins by video

Washington has also had a longstanding grievance with India over its large trade deficit with the United States.

14 Feb 2019 5:28 PM

US considers withdrawal of zero tariffs for India: sources

Bilateral trade stood at USD 126 billion in 2017, is widely seen to be performing at nearly a quarter of its potential.

08 Feb 2019 4:43 PM

Trump says talks with Taliban 'constructive', hopes to reach settlement

Informing Congress that his administration is holding 'constructive talks' with the Taliban.

06 Feb 2019 11:19 AM