Reform or eliminate EB-5 investor visa programme for foreigners, says Trump administration

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The Trump administration has urged the US Congress to either reform or eliminate the EB-5 investors visa programme, which provides green cards to foreigners investing at least $1 million in the US that create nearly 10 permanent full-time jobs. The move comes from the Trump administration amid in...

500 out of 2,300 children reunited with families at US-Mexico border, but Donald Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy shrouded in confusion

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McAllen (Texas): Of the 2,300 children separated from their families at the US-Mexico border, about 500 have been reunited since May, a senior Donald Trump administration official has said, as confusion mounted over the "zero tolerance" policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught ente...

Maharashtra set to enforce plastic ban from Saturday as concerns over implementation persist

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The Maharashtra government is set to enforce a ban on a variety of plastic items from Saturday, amid concerns over its implementation. The ban was announced on 23 March, when the government gave three months for the disposal of existing stocks. The ban will be imposed on the manufacturing, use, s...

Mamata Banerjee calls BJP a ‘militant organisation’, accuses party of manipulating EVMs

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Banerjee, a known critic of the saffron party, also alleged that the BJP is manipulating EVMs to increase its vote share in the state and urged her party workers to prepare for the next Lok Sabha poll

Sack Digvijaya Singh, don`t take Hindus for granted: BJP to Rahul Gandhi

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Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said: “Nathu Ram Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi, was also part of the RSS. This ideology spreads hate. Hate leads to violence and violence leads to terrorism.” (Source: Express Photo by Nirmal Harindran) The BJP on Wednesday came down heavily on Congress general ...

Maharashtra child rights body slaps notice on Rahul Gandhi for sharing video of Dalit children being beaten up

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The Maharashtra state commission for protection of child rights has issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi for sharing a video of Dalit children allegedly been beaten up by members of upper caste. The child rights body has sought a reply from the Congress president within 10 days. The...

PM to lead Yoga Day celebrations in Uttarakhand

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MUMBAI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will participate as Chief Guest at the International Yoga Day 2018 celebrations being held in Mumbai on Thursday, June 21. According to reports, Naidu will lead the celebrations at Bandra Reclamation Sealink Promenade in Mumbai. The Chief Minister of Mahara...

Mehbooba Mufti resigns after BJP ends 'untenable' alliance with PDP

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday submitted her resignation to the Governor, confirmed senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar. The development came minutes after BJP severed its ties with the PDP citing that it has become untenable for the saffron party to continue in the alliance g...

Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

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Senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari was on Thursday shot dead in Srinagar by unidentified assailants. According to reports, Bukhari’s personal security officer also got critically injured in the attack. Bukhari was attacked by armed assailants in Press Colony near...