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Category: World News

H1-B visas: US mulls to give preference to US-educated workers

NEW YORK: The US government has announced plans to change the H1-B visa programme to give preference to workers with…

UK minister resigns over Brexit deal, seeks second referendum

LONDON: UK’s Minister of Universities and Science Sam Gyimah has resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government over her Brexit…

UN: US strike in Afghanistan’s Helmand killed 23 civilians

IANS Kabul A US airstrike in Afghanistan against Taliban militants earlier this week killed 23 civilians and the majority of…

US to extend HIV, AIDS aid programme: Pence

IANS Washington US Vice President Mike Pence has said that President Donald Trump will soon sign a legislation to extend…

Merkel’s plane diverted after technical issue

Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plane was forced to turn around and make an unscheduled landing due a technical problem,…

Protesters burn effigies of Duterte, Trump, Xi in Manila

IANS MANILA Hundreds of protesters in Manila on Friday burnt effigies of the presidents of the Philippines, the US and…

Gabbard to hear from Indian-Americans for US presidency in 2020

PTI Washington Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, is seeking views from eminent Indian-Americans from across…

India for early peace between Palestine, Israel

PTI   United Nations Expressing solidarity with the Palestinian people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India hopes for…

US seeks “full transparency” on Chinese debt on Pakistan

PTI   Washington The US is demanding “full transparency” over China’s debt on cash-strapped Pakistan, the Trump Administration told lawmakers…

Lanka Parliament bars Rajapaksa from using state funds

PTI Colombo Sri Lankan Parliament Thursday overwhelmingly passed a motion to suspend the expenditure of the Prime Minister’s Office, dealing…