Indian companies and IT professionals have been major beneficiaries of the programme cornering more than 70% of the 65,000 visas that the US grants to foreigners hired abroad every year and an additional 20,000 to foreign students passing out of US colleges and universities with advanced degrees
By reflecting light from the sun, the satellites could replace streetlamps in urban areas, saving an estimated 1.2 billion yuan ($170 million) a year in electricity costs for Chengdu, if the man-made moons illuminate an area of 50 square kilometers.
PM Modi’s remarks came after he distributed keys to a few of the beneficiaries of the ambitious Pradhan Mantra Awas Yojana (PMAY) under which these homes were disbursed to around 250,000 families in Maharashtra.
Two women, escorted by more than 100 policemen, were forced to turn back from the foot of the main stairs leading to the Sabarimala temple after the head priest threatened to close the temple on Friday.
Facebook, which has been blamed for doing too little to prevent misinformation efforts by Russia and others in the 2016 US election, now wants the world to know it is taking aggressive steps with initiatives like the war room.
India has been able to deliver on 16 of the 21 points raised by Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli during bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April, top foreign ministry officials said.
In the absence of rested duo Bhunvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, pacers Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav will look to dent the Windies batting in the opening ODI to set the tone for the rest of the series.
Earlier, J&K governor Satya Pal Malik had said in an interview that next mayor will be a ‘foreign educated person’, reference towards former NC spokesman Junaid Mattu, who resigned from the NC to take part in local body elections.
There are 18 sanctioned posts of JDs in the agency and four among them are reserved for officers from the permanent cadre but due to lack of officers eligible for promotion most of the times these posts are filled with IPS officers, a CBI official said.
According to Dipendra Chetri, the officer-in-charge of Moran Police station in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam, Bhola Praja and Ramoni were waylaid on Thursday evening by a man he identified as Jaggu Praja.
While the India Meteorological Department has said the overall deficit wasn’t significant and total acreage under crops was higher than last year, analysts say that at a sub-regional level, the picture is worrying.
The summit is an initiative of Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, who is at the centre of the international controversy surrounding Khashoggi, a strident critic of the prince, who was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.
Amritsar Train Accident Live Updates: Police said the crowd was watching a Ravana effigy burn nearby around 7 pm. They failed to hear the sound of the approaching train as it got drowned out by the noise of firecrackers.