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How Trump's new executive order on H1B visas will dent Indian IT sector

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US President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order aimed at strangulating work-visa programmes, including the H1B and L1 visas used by Indian IT professionals, as part of a larger immigration reform effort, a top White House official has said.

US President Donald Trump to unveil annual federal budget in mid-March

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US President Donald Trump will unveil his first government budget in mid-March, a keystone statement of his priorities for the coming years, the White House said on Wednesday.

UK Names Cressida Dick As London's First Female Police Chief

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Britain has appointed experienced counter-terrorism officer Cressida Dick, best known for heading an operation which led to the killing of an innocent Brazilian, as the first woman to head London's police force in its 188-year history.

North Korea Diplomat Wanted Over Kim Jong-Nam's Murder: Malaysia

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Detectives probing the assassination of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother want to question a North Korean diplomat, Malaysia’s top policeman said today.

Trump admin withdraws Obamas order on transgender students

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The Trump administration has revoked the Obama-era regulations that extended certain protections to transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.

Turkey to allow women army officers to wear hijab

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Turkey's army is lifting a historic ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf in the officially secular country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said today.

French anti-graft police quiz Marine Le Pen's aides

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French anti-graft police on Wednesday questioned two aides to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen over suspicions her party defrauded the European Parliament of about 340,000 euros ($360,000).

Int'l institutions must resolve conflicts to succeed: Guterres

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The inability of regional and international institutions to prevent and resolve conflicts is seriously undermining their credibility, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned.

Shooting scare at Houston hospital turns out to be hoax

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Panic gripped a hospital in the US state of Texas following a false alarm of gunfire, leading to evacuation of patients.

NASA telescope detects possible dark matter signals

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A signal detected from the neighboring Andromeda galaxy may indicate presence of the mysterious dark matter - the elusive substance that is believed to make up most of our universe - NASA said today.