Trump Signals US Is Likely To Exit Paris Climate Deal

Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:20
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is still undecided but leaning toward withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, White House officials said Wednesday, a move that would honor a campaign vow but risk rupturing global alliances and disappointing…

Paul Allen Just Rolled Out The World's Largest Airplane

Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:18
The initial construction on the massive airplane Paul Allen has been quietly building in the California desert is complete, and the vehicle, which would be the world's largest airplane with a wingspan wider than Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose, was wheeled…

US, India To Revive 'New Silk Road' Seen As Counter To China's Belt And Road Project

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 17:30
WASHINGTON: The US has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia in which India would be a vital player, a move that could potentially act as a counter to China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative. The Trump…

India IT Refutes Trump Aide On Infosys, Others Playing Unfair For H-1B Visas

Monday, 24 April 2017 18:37
NEW DELHI:Indian IT has firmly dismissed the accusations that blue-chippers like Infosys and TCS have been unfairly grabbing the bulk of H-1B visas, as alleged by a top aide of US President Donald Trump. “In FY 2015, only six of…

Donald Trump Calls For Reform Of H1-B Visa Programme Used By Indians

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 11:42
KENOSHA: President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered federal agencies to look at tightening a temporary visa programme used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the United States, as he tries to carry out his campaign pledges to put "America First."…

Indian-American CEO To Pay $135K To Former Domestic Worker For Abuse

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 11:40
NEW YORK: An Indian-American CEO has been ordered to pay USD 135,000 to her former domestic worker after a Labour Department investigation found she underpaid and mistreated her. Himanshu Bhatia, CEO of Rose International and IT Staffing, will have to…

Indian-Origin Doctor Charged With Performing Genital Mutilation On Girls In US

Friday, 14 April 2017 11:54
NEW YORK: A 44-year-old Indian-origin woman doctor has been arrested and charged with performing genital mutilation on girls aged 6 to 8, believed to be the first such in the US.Jumana Nagarwala has been charged with performing FGM on minor…

'Outraged' Ivanka Influenced Donald Trump Move To Bomb Syrian Airbase: Brother Eric Trump

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 08:20
LONDON: US President Donald Trump's decision to bomb a Syrian airbase was influenced by the reaction of his daughter Ivanka, who was "heartbroken and outraged" by a nerve gas attack in the Arab country, according to his son. Trump's son…

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz Apologises, Promises 'Thorough Review'

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 08:05
CHICAGO, UNITED STATES: The chief executive of embattled United Airlines unequivocally apologised Tuesday for an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a plane, and promised a "thorough review" of the airline's practices.The apology came after mounting criticism of…

US NSA spying on Pakistan's mobile networks: WikiLeaks

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 18:11
Islamabad: The US National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on Pakistan's mobile networks, whistleblowing organisation WikiLeaks has tweeted. "Hundreds of NSA cyber weapons variants publicly released including code showing hacking of Pakistan mobile system," @wikileaks tweeted. According to a…