Monday 18 December, 2017

US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump’s administration is set to propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of H1-B visa holders eligible to work while in the US, potentially complicating a major driver of technology [...]

Student pleads guilty to cyber attacks, creating IoT botnet

Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) A 21-year-old Indian-origin student has pleaded guilty of executing a series of cyber attacks on the Rutgers University computer network in the US, authorities said. Paras Jha of New Jersey along with two others — [...]

Cardiologist arrested on opioids and healthcare fraud charges

Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) An Indian American cardiologist based in the US state of Nevada has been arrested on 39 charges of unlawful distribution of prescription opioids and healthcare fraud, officials said. Devendra Patel, 58, allegedly prescribed [...]

In historic first, Sikh nominated attorney general of New Jersey

New York, Dec 13 (IANS) In a historic first, a distinguished Sikh public prosecutor “who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand” has been nominated to be the next attorney general of the US state of New Jersey. If Gurbir [...]

Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore to win Alabama Senate race in setback to Trump

New York, Dec 13 (IANS) An extremist Republican accused of molesting teens lost the Senate election in Alabama, buoying the Democratic Party and delivering President Donald Trump a stinging blow that endangers his agenda. Roy Moore lost on [...]

Trump calls for ending family immigration following NYC bombing

Akayed Ullah New York, Dec 12 (IANS) Blaming a “lax” immigration system for the bomb attack here by a Bangladeshi immigrant, US President Donald Trump has renewed calls to end immigration based on family ties. Calling Monday’s [...]

Virat, Anushka wed in Italy, begin new innings

Florence (Italy), Dec 11 (IANS) Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma sealed their relationship with a wedding here amidst close family and friends on Monday. “Today we have promised each other to [...]

Actress Zaira alleges mid-air molestation

Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) “Dangal” actress Zaira Wasim, 17, has alleged she was molested mid-air by a middle-aged man, drawing strong reactions by women rights activists and politicians. The airline apologized and Mumbai Police registered [...]

New Microsoft US campus to get world-class cricket field

San Francisco/New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Microsoft’s Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella, who learnt leadership values and survival instinct while playing cricket in India, now wants his workforce to replay his past at the company’s upcoming [...]

Feel warm & luxurious in soft velvets

Velvet is a type of woven tufted fabric in different variations- lightweight velvet on a sheer silk or rayon base, or crushed lustrous velvet with the patterned appearance that is produced by either pressing the fabric down in different directions [...]