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11 January, 2018 5:06 PM Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Julian Assange has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest, Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Espinosa told a press conference in Quito that Assange, an Australian, became 24

11 January, 2018 4:47 PM Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was “naturalised” as an Ecuadorean on December 12, at his request, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Thursday, adding that she was seeking a “dignified” solution to his situation with Britain. Britain said earlier on Thursday it had refused a request by Ecuador for Mr. Assange to be given diplomatic status, a spokesman 11

6 January, 2018 2:04 PM ‘Trump cannot end H-1B extensions without Congressional approval’

“Only what was done by executive action can be undone by executive action. This “no H-1B extension policy” being floated cannot really be changed by executive action because it was part of the Act that made it,” said Navneet S. Chugh. Recent reports about the possibility of the Donald Trump administration ending the extension of H-1B visas beyond six years 33

28 December, 2017 5:15 PM Denial of info for lack of Aadhaar breach of RTI Act: Central Information Commission

Denial of information for the lack of Aadhaar card is a serious breach of right guaranteed under the RTI Act and amounts to harassment of the applicant, the Central Information Commission has said. Denial of information for the lack of Aadhaar card is a serious breach of right guaranteed under the RTI Act and amounts to harassment of the applicant, the Central 32

26 December, 2017 7:05 AM Iranian researcher gets death sentence over spying for Mossad

Tehran: The Supreme Court of Iran has approved the death sentence on an Iranian researcher over spying for Israel`s Mossad intelligence agency, Tehran Times reported on Monday. Ahmad Reza Jalali, the convict, had admitted that he had eight meetings with Mossad`s agents and that he had received money in return, Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi 44

3 December, 2017 8:00 AM First figure the difference between Pyaz and Pizza: BJP's dig at Rahul's Italian heritage

Several BJP leaders attacked Rahul over his fifth question to the Prime Minister NEW DELHI: A week remaining to go for the first phase of Gujarat elections, the war of words between arch rivals Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) flared up on Sunday. Hours after Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi tweeted his fifth question to PM Narendra Modi on Gujarat 119 2

13 November, 2017 2:51 AM Resigned PM Saad Hariri says he is 'free', will return to Lebanon

Saad Hariri pledged today he would return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia "very soon," in his first television interview since his shock resignation as prime minister eight days ago. In an exclusive interview from Riyadh with his party's Future TV, Hariri brushed aside rumours that he was under de facto house arrest in Saudi Arabia. "I am free here. If I want to travel 69

27 October, 2017 1:57 AM In a first, Saudi Arabia gives citizenship to a robot

In a landmark decision, Saudi Arabia became the first country to grant citizenship to a robot. The machine has been identified as Sophia the Humanoid, and she is supposed to bear a resemblance to American actress and activist Audrey Hepburn. "I am very honoured and proud for this unique distinction," Sophia said in an interview with moderator Andrew 67

26 October, 2017 3:00 PM Anti-Terror Agency Files Charges Against Zakir Naik In Mumbai Court

The National Investigation Agency has been able to find 19 immovable properties linked to Zakir Naik that have been valued at Rs 109 crores. The NIA said in its chargesheet that it was still inquiring into the sourcing of funds for these properties. MUMBAI: Zakir Naik, the controversial televangelist accused of radicalising youth for terror activities 33

26 October, 2017 3:49 AM Tighter H-1B visa verification process recommended

The federal US agency that approves applications for the most sought-after H-1B visas needs to improve upon its current site visit verification program so as to prevent fraud in the visa system, according to a report by the Department of Homeland Security. US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which conducts site visits to companies that hire foreign 36