Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Australia will make it more difficult to gain citizenship in a major overhaul of its migration process. PM Malcolm Turnbull said that aspiring citizens will undergo tougher tests on their English language skills and ability to demonstrate Australian values. Applicants must also have completed four years as a permanent resident – three years longer than … Continue reading Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

President Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea menace

US President Donald Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in the menace of North Korea after North Korean state media warned the United States of a super-mighty preemptive strike. Trump told a news conference some very unusual moves have been made over the last two or three hours and that he was confident Chinese President … Continue reading President Trump praises Chinese efforts on North Korea menace

Note Ban Parliamentary panel calls RBI Governor Urjit Patel again

Reserve Bank of India, Governor, Urjit Patel has been asked by a Parliamentary panel to appear before it again on May 25 over demonetisation issue. Sources said in New Delhi that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance has decided to call RBI Governor and ministry officials again to appear before it to brief the members … Continue reading Note Ban Parliamentary panel calls RBI Governor Urjit Patel again

Pakistan: SC orders PM Nawaz Sharif to appear before JIT in money laundering case

  Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today narrowly survived being disqualified after a 3-2 split decision by a Supreme Court bench which ordered to set up a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) within a week to probe the allegations of money laundering against his family. The court also ordered Sharif and his two sons – Hasan … Continue reading Pakistan: SC orders PM Nawaz Sharif to appear before JIT in money laundering case

India slams China for renaming 6 places in Arunachal Pradesh

Our Correspondent Taking strong exception to the China renaming six places in Arunachal Pradesh, India Thursday said inventing names of states of a neighbour did not make illegal occupation legal. Responding to a query, MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India and will always remain so. Yesterday, China had … Continue reading India slams China for renaming 6 places in Arunachal Pradesh