Computer programmer not to qualify as specialist for US H-1B visa

The US has ruled that being a simple computer programmer would no longer qualify as a specialist profession, which is a must for the issue of a H-1B work visa. Through a new policy memorandum issued on March 31, superseding and rescinding its previous guidelines of December, 2000, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) … Continue reading Computer programmer not to qualify as specialist for US H-1B visa

Rama Navami celebrated across the country

Rama Navami is being celebrated across the country today. It is a festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Rama and falls on the ninth day of Navratri. President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari have greeted the people on the occasion. In his message, President Mukherjee said, Lord Rama was an embodiment of … Continue reading Rama Navami celebrated across the country

UP govt to lodge FIR against examination centre infamous for mass copying

AMN / Uttar Pradesh government has decided to lodge FIR against the examination centre infamous for mass copying in examinations and debar them for being examination centre in future. Chief minister Adityanath Yogi has directed the officials to take step for total change in over all set up in education sectors. Reviewing the the education … Continue reading UP govt to lodge FIR against examination centre infamous for mass copying

Tamil Nadu: 38 fishermen released by Sri Lanka to return home

38 fishermen of Tamil Nadu, released by Sri Lanka will be returning home tonight. The Indian fishermen will be handed over to Indian Coast Guard by Sri Lankan Navy at the international maritime boundary line. Then they will be brought to Karaikal private port near Nagapattinam in Indian Coast Guard ship. These fishermen who were … Continue reading Tamil Nadu: 38 fishermen released by Sri Lanka to return home

Pak forces resorted to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

In yet another incidence of ceasefire violation along the Line of Control, Pakistani forces resorted to heavy firing and shelling in Bhimber Gali sector of Rajouri district in Jammu & Kashmir today. Defence sources said that  Pakistani forces across the Line of Control started unprovoked firing and shelling targeting Indian posts around 11 this morning. … Continue reading Pak forces resorted to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

No artificial controversy should be created around Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal: India

AMN India today said that no artificial controversy should be created around religious leader Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh. The Ministry of External Affairs said, the Government has clearly stated on several occasions that Dalai Lama is a revered religious leader, who is deeply respected as such by the Indian people. It said, no … Continue reading No artificial controversy should be created around Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal: India

Canada, Ukraine formalize defense pact

Canada and Ukraine have formalised a defense pact that would see Canada continue to offer military training and share combat expertise. Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan met his Ukrainian counterpart Stepan Poltorak in Ottawa yesterday to sign the defence co-operation agreement. Last month, Canada extended its mission providing weapons, tactical and survival training to Ukrainian … Continue reading Canada, Ukraine formalize defense pact

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to address Canadaian Parliament

AMN / Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai will address the Canadian Parliament and would receive the honorary citizenship of the country bestowed upon her in 2014. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that  the 19-year-old Pakistani activist will become the youngest person to address the body on the 12th of this month. The Prime Minister … Continue reading Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai to address Canadaian Parliament

World leaders condemn Russia terror attack

AMN / World leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have condemned the attack in the subway of Russia’s second city of Saint Petersburg yesterday. 11 people were killed and 45 injured in an explosion that went off in a tunnel between two metro stations. In a tweet, Mr Modi expressed grief over the loss of … Continue reading World leaders condemn Russia terror attack

7 charged over suspected hate crime in London

WEB DESK / British police has said, it had charged seven people over a suspected hate-crime attack against a 17-year-old Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker in London. 20 and 30 people were involved in the attack on the teenager while he was at a bus stop with two friends outside a pub in Croydon, south London, on … Continue reading 7 charged over suspected hate crime in London