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20 January, 2018 3:17 PM Indian-American Lawyer Sworn In To Key Position In US State Department

Manisha Singh, 45, born in Uttar Pradesh, is the first woman appointed as the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs in the US State Department. Washington: Noted Indian-American lawyer Manisha Singh was today sworn in to a key administration position in the State Department, becoming the in-charge of the US' economic diplomacy 30

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 34

5 January, 2018 7:41 AM US Lawmakers Oppose Changes In H1B Visa Rules

Some US lawmakers and advocacy groups have criticised the Trump administration's reported plan to curb H-1B visa extensions that could result in self- deportation of an estimated 500,000-750,000 Indian Americans Influential Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said: "Imposing these draconian restrictions on H-1B visa holders will tear families apart 34

28 October, 2017 7:20 AM Hindustan is country of Hindus but it doesn't exclude others: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

'Hindustan' is a country of Hindus, but it does not mean that it does not belong to "others", RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said. Addressing a gathering of college-going RSS volunteers in Indore, Bhagwat also said the government alone cannot bring development, and that it needs changes in the society. "Whose country is Germany?...It's a country of Germans 40

25 October, 2017 3:51 PM Sultan of Johor Cup: Indian Junior hockey team hammer USA 22-0

Harmanjit Singh and Abhishek scored four, Vishal Antil and Dilpreet Singh scored three, Dilpreet Singh scored two as Pratap Lakra, Rabichandra Moirangthem, Raushan Kumar scored one each. Indian junior men's hockey team continued their winning streak and mauled a hapless USA 22-0 to register their third consecutive victory at the seventh Sultan of Johor 23

25 October, 2017 7:17 AM Power of Passport: India fares worse than Zimbabwe, but better than Pakistan

New Delhi: More and more Indians may be making overseas trips but their passport fares rather poorly when compared to their international counterparts. According to Passport Index developed by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital, the Indian passport is positioned at 75 - much poorer than African countries like Zimbabwe (65), Uganda (66), Madagascar 20

18 October, 2017 6:13 PM In bluntest ever remarks, US talks up India to counter China

Calling the United States and India "two bookends of stability on either side of the globe," the Trump administration on Wednesday bluntly proposed that Washington and New Delhi work together in the Indo-Pacific region to counter the disruptive force that China has become. In a stunning new dynamic unveiled by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Trump's 37

18 October, 2017 2:22 PM Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, hails contributions of Indian-Americans

United States (US) President Donald Trump has celebrated his first Diwali at the White House during which he hailed the incredible contributions of the Indian-American community and said he valued his very strong relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump and his daughter Ivanka was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration 34

18 October, 2017 10:33 AM India can get on UN Security Council if global powers agree 'not to touch the veto', says Haley

India can help America in keeping an eye on Pakistan and ensure that it is held accountable for giving safe havens to terrorists, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said. She also stated that for India to become a permanent member of the Security Council, global superpowers will have to agree to reform the structure of the UN body. She said that one of the pillars 217

18 October, 2017 7:26 AM Donald Trump, daughter Ivanka light diya, say proud to celebrate Diwali in White House

Washington: US President Donald Trump has hailed the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to science, medicine, business and education in the country as he celebrated his first Diwali at the White House. Trump was joined by senior Indian-American members of his administration including Nikki Haley, his Ambassador to the United Nations and Seema 58