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Bill to protect work permits of H4 visa holders introduced in US Congress

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would start accepting new H1-B visa petitions for the fiscal year 2020 starting April 1, the media reported. The employment start date for these visas would be October 1, the American Bazaar daily reported on Monday. Like previous years, the regular visa cap limit for H-1B this year …

SpiceJet Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh announced on Wednesday that the aviation sector was reeling under high costs because of poor “leadership” and decision making. “The issue we had when we started SpiceJet in 2005 appears to be the same we had in 2018. Clearly, this needs to change. We have this bad habit …

India Today Fact Check found this claim to be wrong. Train 18 has been renamed as “Vande Bharat Express” and not “Vande Mataram Express”. The post has been vastly circulated on Facebook as well as Twitter. The viral post carried photos of Train 18 along with a cut-out of PM Modi. The message with the …

Narendra Modi rode to power five years ago on his business-friendly credentials and the promise of creating millions of jobs. Now an airline is on the verge of collapse, bringing Modi’s position under attack just months before national elections. Struggling in a competitive market where basic air fares can get as low as 2 cents, …

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, stating the citizenship bill is not be applicable to the state as it is protected under Article 371 (A) of the Constitution. A Cabinet meeting, headed by Rio, on Friday asserted that the state is protected under provisions of Article 371 (A) and …

A Delhi court on Saturday extended till January 28 the interim bail granted to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam cases filed by the CBI and the ED. Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj also elongated the interim bail granted to Prasad’s wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav in …

Uzbekistan President ShavkatMirziyoyev will visit Vibrant Gujarat international investment summit as a key guest of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 18-20, with an eye to upgrading ties to a new level opening a new chapter in India’s Central Asia outreach. This is the second visit of Mirziyoyev to India in the last four …

Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director Pradeep Singh Kharola stated on Wednesday the airline has started carrying food from India for use during the journey back to the country, in an attempt to rationalize catering costs on international flights. The loss-making airline has already commenced using food items stocked from India during its onward journey …

Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh

Australian Foreign Minister, Marise Payne, on Wednesday sought to develop a deep strategic partnership with India, helping its role as, strategic anchor in the region. Delivering the Ministerial Address at the fourth edition of Raisina Dialogue here on Wednesday, Payne said that as competition intensifies, Australia and India have shared interests in ensuring the peaceful …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a conversation with his Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg on a host of issues with an aim to expand the multi-faceted bilateral partnership. Ms. Solberg, who arrived on Monday, was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan same morning. Later, PM Modi and Ms. Solberg held delegation-level talks and …

China today said “practical” cooperation with India is on a fast track since the last year’s Wuhan summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping and expressed readiness to work with New Delhi to uphold the rights of the two countries at a time of global uncertainty. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang …

A trial run of a freight train on the newly-accomplished 306-km-long section, from Madar in Rajasthan to KishangarhBalawas in Haryana, of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC), was carried out at the New Sakhun railway station on Sunday, a statement from the DFCCIL said. This formed part of the first phase (Phase I) of the …