‘India keen to acquire MiG-29 fighter jets from Malaysia’

Kuala Lumpur, Apr 5 (PTI) India is keen to buy MiG-29 fighter jets from Malaysia and upgrade them for use by its air force, Prime Minister Najib Razak has said. Najib said the proposal was among the aspects of military cooperation agreed to by Malaysia and India during his just-concluded visit to New Delhi and talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He More...

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Asian community rattled by Trump immigration policies

Los Angeles, Mar 30 (AFP) The debate surrounding US President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown has focused almost entirely on the Latino community, leaving other groups affected — notably Asians More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Two Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

Washington, Mar 29 (PTI) Two Indian-Americans have been indicted by a US federal court for using fraudulent documents in obtaining H-1B visa for Indian technology professionals. If convicted, Jayavel Murugan, 46, More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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US making progress in Iraq: Trump

Washington, Mar 29 (PTI) President Donald Trump has said American troops are “doing well” in Iraq and the US is making progress in its fight against the dreaded terror group ISIS in the war-ravaged country. At More...

By admin On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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No Sri Lankan hit by Trump immigration ban: SL Gvt

Colombo, Feb 2 (PTI) Sri Lanka today dismissed reports that its nationals have been hit by US President Donald Trump’s travel ban and are stranded at American airports. According to the Foreign Ministry, there More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Donald Trump’s H1-B visa proposal will have repercussions for the US too, say experts

Today a legislation impacting H1-B visa programme has been introduced in the US House of Representatives making it difficult for companies in the US to employ skilled foreign workers. Among other things, the bill More...

By admin On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Pakistan could be added in immigration ban list in future: US

Washington, Jan 30 (PTI) For the first time, the Trump administration has indicated that Pakistan could be included in a list of Muslim-majority countries from where immigration to the US has been banned by President More...

By admin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Values in Indian Constitution more important than ever: S’pore

Singapore, Jan 27 (PTI) At a time when the world seems to be growing more fractured, the values of tolerance, equality and democracy enshrined in the Indian Constitution are more important than ever, a senior Singaporean More...

By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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‘India ranks sixth on eight great powers in 2017’

Washington, Jan 26 (PTI) India is ranked at the sixth spot, behind China and Japan, in a list of eight great powers for the year 2017 by a leading American foreign policy magazine which is topped by the US The list More...

By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Trump appoints Indian-American attorney to key WH post

Washington, Jan 26 (PTI) US President Donald Trump has appointed Indian-American attorney Uttam Dhillon to a key White House position on ethics and compliance matters. Dhillon, who served as Chief Oversight Counsel More...

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