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Trump’s new executive order will affect H1B and L1 visas

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Donald Trump, US president 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. These orders drafted by Trump also increases inspection and ends employment authorisation cards to spouses on such work …

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Uber Offers Drivers $1 Each

File illustration picture showing the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign in Frankfurt, September 15, 2014. A Frankfurt court earlier this month instituted a temporary injunction against Uber from offering car-sharing services across Germany. San Francisco-based Uber, which allows users to summon taxi-like services on their smartphones, offers two main services, Uber, its classic low-cost, limousine pick-up service, and Uberpop, a newer ride-sharing service, which connects private drivers to passengers - an established practice in Germany that nonetheless operates in a legal grey area of rules governing commercial transportation.    REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files  (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

Uber is offering its drivers an average of about a dollar apiece to dispose of alleged labor code violations that their own lawyer said might be worth billions. The company asked a state judge in Los Angeles Wednesday to approve a $7.75 million settlement to resolve claims stemming from the …

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Waste management in Dehradun


A proper waste management plan for dehradun is not yet effective. The Shishambara waste plant, which was supposed to be operational by December 16 last year, will not be functional for another six months, nagar nigam officials have claimed. “The administration block of the project is ready and the shed …

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Flights running an hour late at Delhi Airport


A Visakhapatnam-bound IndiGo aircraft today entered a wrong taxiway at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, where a Jet Airways plane was already parked. But an accident was averted after the Air Traffic Controller alerted the plane authorities. Air port source said that “IndiGo flight 6E 719 (New Delhi-Visakhapatnam) was …

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Iran on its missile test


U.S. officials announced Iran conducted another ballistic missile test in defiance of U.N. sanctions on Sunday, test-firing a Khorramshahr medium-range missile from the test site in Semnan, 140 miles east of Tehran. The missile flew about 600 miles before exploding, according to Fox News.Increased development of missiles was part of the …

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Trump sacks attorney general Sally Yates for defying his immigration order

Sally Yates

Sally Yates, who was appointed by Barack Obama, ordered justice department lawyers not to enforce the president’s executive order. A White House statement accused Ms Yates of “betraying” the justice department and being “weak on borders”. Earlier on Monday, Yates ordered Justice Department not to defend President Trump’s immigration order temporarily …

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