On June 22, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order suspending the entry of a number of non-immigrant work visa holders into the US till the end of the year. The visa categories affected include, most notably, H-1B, which has been used by more than a million Indian information technology professionals since the 1990s and L1 visa used by US companies to bring in workers from their Indian offices.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The volunteers of an NGO, 'Neighbourhood Woof', were thrashed by locals in Rani Bagh of outer Delhi.
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) With two more fresh deaths on Saturday, the toll in the ongoing current wave of Assam floods has increased to 37. The situation, however, has largely improved in seven districts even as 11 lakh people in 18 of the state's 33 districts have been affected, officials said.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Leader of Congress party in the Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a review and roll back the decision of the imposition of tax on disability pension of defence forces including Army, Navy, and Air Forces.
New Delhi, 4 July (IANS) In a shocking incident, an NRI from Chuna Mandi in Delhi's Paharganj area was brutally murdered in Sadar Gohana in Haryana's Sonipat.
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) The opposition Congress has picked its Man Friday D.K. Shivakumar to revive its fortunes in Karnataka after three consecutive electoral defeats since May 2018 state Assembly polls, with the worst being in May 2019 general elections, when it retained one and lost 20 of the 21 Lok Sabha seats it contested in a pre-poll alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in the southern state.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Delhi BJP MLA Mohan Singh Bisht was discharged from AIIMS on Saturday afternoon, days after he tested positive for Covid-19. Bisht, (62), is an MLA from the Karawal Nagar constituency.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Intelligence Bureau, the country's elite intelligence agency, has been roped in to trace wanted criminal Vikas Dubey for killing eight policemen in Kanpur. The Intelligence Bureau sleuths are now helping the Uttar Pradesh Police's Special Task Force (STF) to trace the whereabouts of one of the gangsters Dubey, who has around 60 cases in his name and also has political patronage.
Kochi, July 4 (IANS) A 23-year-old man was arrested here for allegedly posing as a Naval officer, police said on Saturday.
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With staggering 7,074 new coronavirus cases in a day, Maharashtra's total tally crossed the 2-lakh mark on Saturday apart from a record daily high of 295 deaths, health officials said here on Friday.
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The national capital's Rajinder Nagar is a buzzing locality of aspiring youngsters who come here to get coached for their future. They not only dot every length and breadth of the Delhi locality, but collectively drive the area's economy. Today, with nearly 80 per cent of them gone, the area is not only wrapped in an eerie silence, but the areas economy too has dried up significantly.
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) The number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat crossed the 35,000 mark as the state reported its highest single-day spike of 712 new infections on Saturday, health officials said.
Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) Surging Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, forced the state government to enforce strict lockdown in all containment zones to check the further spread of coronavirus, Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar said on Saturday.
Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) A record 42 more corona patients succumbed even as 1,839 new patients reported in Karnataka took the state's total tally to 21,549 cases, an official said on Saturday.
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Jaipur Bench of the Rajasthan High Court has quashed an FIR registered on June 11 against Marriott India, an Indian subsidiary of hotel operator Marriott International Inc of USA, and its hotel employees owing to an agreement reached with the complainant in the case.