U.S. President has announced a proposal that will include significant changes to the way green cards are allocated, by dramatically reducing the number of family-based green cards and moving towards a points-based (“merit-based”) system that will reward, among other factors, education, skills and English language proficiency.
Out of ₹1,400 crore earmarked annually for the north-eastern States under the Centre’s flagship Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, only ₹8 crore — or just over half a per cent — was actually spent last year
U.S. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral has said that India and the U.S. are cooperating to prevent all forms of terrorism both from land and sea.
India has held the 11th Consular Committee Meeting with Iran which dealt with smoothing visa and legal matters essential for bilateral ties.
Air India chief has instructed the airline’s leadership team to “come down heavily” on instances of sexual harassment in the company which were being reported “often.”
An influential literary organisation in Assam has issued a diktat, saying people who don’t know Assamese or any other indigenous language will not be allowed to work in the State.
India has handed over two Mi-24 attack helicopters to Afghanistan.
China has warned the U.S. against further harming trade ties after President Donald Trump effectively barred Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the U.S. market,
According to US officials, the intelligence that caused the USA to escalate its warnings about a threat from Iran came from photographs of missiles on small boats in the Gulf that were put on board by Iranian paramilitary forces
The 15th Finance Commission has said that India’s GDP numbers suggest a continued high growth trend in the medium term even though they have fluctuated in the last few years.
With the summer heat touching 45 degree Celsius, the wild animals in the Seshachalam biosphere, which is spread over Chittoor and Kadapa districts, are moving out.
Considering the huge destruction of trees due to Fani cyclone, the Vedic Science Research Centre (VSRC), Odisha, wants Puri’s Sri Jagannath temple administration and the Odisha government to stop the cutting of a large number of trees in future for the construction of new chariots for the annual Rath Yatra.
Scientists have said they could be a step closer to solving the riddle behind the Moon’s formation, unveiling the most detailed survey yet of the far side of Earth’s satellite.