The United States has announced a new H-1B visa filing rule from April under which priority would be given to foreign workers with advanced degrees from American universities, a decision that could impact professionals who received higher education in countries like India and China.
Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe "the world's deadliest sea crossing", the United Nations refugee agency said, citing ongoing political deadlock over sea rescue and disembarkation.
The Indian Air Force’s efforts to support the state-owned aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has affected its fighting capabilities, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said on Friday.
The battle between director Krish and actress Kangana Ranaut on who has directed more of the film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi continues. While the actor is holidaying in Germany, her sister Rangoli has taken off on Krish accusing him of trying to take mileage from the film after it’s a hit.
In all probability, you wouldn’t have considered South Korea as a tourist destination, even a few years ago. Nestled between China, North Korea and Japan, this is a country often overlooked by travellers. But this tiny peninsula has a lot more to offer, than just their world-famous cosmetics and a skincare regime sworn by women all over the globe.
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced an assured income scheme for farmers in the Budget 2019. He announced a new scheme, Pradhan Mantri Kisaan for the assured income support to the farmers. The scheme would be implemented with retrospective effect from December 2018.
The United States will announce plans to suspend compliance with a landmark nuclear pact with Russia, a move triggering a six-month clock that could lead to its withdrawal from the arms control accord, U.S. officials said.
Type-2 diabetes is a condition that affects the way our body processes blood sugar or blood glucose. In the condition, either the body is incapable of producing insulin or the insulin produced is not able to control the levels of blood glucose, due to insensitivity. Insulin is a key hormone that is responsible for controlling our blood sugar levels, and in type-2 diabetes, the pancreas is not able to produce the adequate amount of hormone, required to regulate blood sugar.
Two terrorists have on Friday been gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Rajpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
Ousted CBI director Alok Verma is likely to face departmental action for defying a government order asking him to join as chief of Fire Services on Thursday, the day of his superannuation, and this may include suspension of pensionary benefits, officials said.