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US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules says sources

New Delhi, Jun 20: The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries' row over tariffs and trade.

The plan to...

Don't open 'pandora's box' in Middle East: China warns US over Iran issue

Beijing, Jun 18: China on Tuesday warned against opening a "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with Iran.

Foreign minister Wang Yi also urged Tehran to not abandon the nuclear agreement "so...

Indian-American IT professional killed family before committing suicide: US police

Washington, Jun 18: A 44-year-old Indian-American IT professional killed his wife and two sons before committing suicide inside their home in the US state of Iowa, according to the police.

The West Des Moines Police Department, which is probing the case, came to this conclusion after forensic autopsies were...

72% increase in Indians staying illegally in US since 2010: Report

Jun 18: The population of Indian-origin people in America grew by 38 per cent in seven years between 2010 and 2017, a South Asian advocacy group has said in its latest demographic report. There are at least 630,000 Indians who are undocumented, a 72 per cent increase since 2010,...

Magnitude-6 earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

Beijing, Jun 18: A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late on Monday night killed 11 people and injured 122, the local government said.

The Yibin city government posted the casualty toll on its social media accounts on Tuesday morning. Xinhua news agency said rescue efforts...

Pakistani journalist and blogger hacked to death

Jun 17: A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's powerful military and the spy agency ISI was hacked to death by an unidentified man here, police said on Monday.

Muhammad Bilal Khan, having over 16,000 followers on Twitter, 48,000 on his YouTube channel...

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes

The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes of the top-selling plane killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the U.S. aircraft maker tries to get the grounded model back in...

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife convicted of misusing public funds

Jerusalem, Jun 16: An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which saw her admit to lesser charges.

Sara Netanyahu was found guilty of exploiting the mistake of another person and ordered...

Sri Lanka releases 18 Indian fishermen

Colombo, Jun 15: Sri Lanka has released 18 Indian fishermen arrested for illegally fishing in the Sri Lankan waters, an official said on Saturday.

The fishermen, who were held off the coast of Point Pedro two months ago by the Sri Lankan Navy, were freed by a...

6-yr-old Indian girl dies in search of water in US desert

Arizona, Jun 15: A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday.

The girl, Gurupreet Kaur, soon to celebrate her seventh...