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Trump’s Merit-Based Immigration System Could Help Indians

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday rolled out a merit-based immigration system that will benefit foreigners, including hundreds and thousands of Indian professionals and skilled workers who are waiting to get “green cards” or permanent legal residency, reports...

3 Gunmen Holed Up In Gwadar Hotel

Terrorists have stormed a 5-star hotel in Gwadar, Balochistan, in Pakistan. Various news agencies said three gunmen were inside the hotel, where gunshots have been heard. More details are awaited.

Woman Files For Divorce After Husband Stops Her From Playing PUBG

Days after a bride in India was seen glued to his cellphone, engrossed in online mobile game PUBG at his own wedding while his bride looked helplessly, an Emirati woman has filed for divorce as her husband used to...

Venezuela Stares At Civil War After Coup Attempt Against Maduro

Venezuela is again becoming a pawn in the international power game with the incumbent socialist regime of President Nicolas Maduro facing a coup from his challenger, “interim president” Juan Guaido, who is backed by the United States. The Venezuelan presidential...

WikiLeaks Co-Founder Assange Arrested

London: Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, reports the BBC. Assange took refuge in the embassy seven years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since...

Ola Launches Autorickshaws In UK

Ride-hailing aggregator Ola on Tuesday expanded operations to Liverpool in UK. What's interesting is that the company has introduced autorickshaws in its fleet. The 3-wheeler autorickshaws are manufactured by Bajaj and Piaggio. The company is offering free rides as part...

Bansadhara Tribunal To Hear Centre, Andhra’s Arguments On Mahanadi In April

New Delhi: The Bansadhara River Water Disputes Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Centre and the Andhra Pradesh governments to file their counter to the Odisha government's arguments at its next hearing on April 2, 3 and 4. “Odisha's arguments under Section...

The Heart-Wrenching Tale Of Nadia Murad From ISIS Sex Slave To Peace Crusader

One among the 7,000 Yazidi women, who were abducted from their villages by the Islamic State militants, Nadia Murad, the noble price prize winner for 2018, is now the face of a campaign to free the people of her...

Cancer Researchers James P. Allison & Tasuku Honjo Awarded Nobel Prize In Medicine

Stockholm: Dr James P Allison, chair of the department of immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and Dr Tasuku Honjo, distinguished professor at the Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study and a professor in the department of...

50M FB Accounts Compromised; What Should You Do?

Facebook, the world's most-popular social media platform had its worst security breach till date this month. The breach could have given hackers access to around 50 million accounts, according to the company. Facebook has reset the logins of the accounts suspected,...
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