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Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil

25 Oct 2019

Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil

Indian citizens will no longer require a visa to visit Brazil, said the President of the South American nation, Jair Bolsonaro, on Thursday.

US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

26 Dec 2018

US: Two migrant children die in border detention camps

An eight-year-old Guatemalan child detained by US Customs and Border Protection died on Tuesday, marking the second death of an migrant child in government custody at the US-Mexico border this month.

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

24 Dec 2018

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.

Trump: US to cut aid to Central America over migrant-caravan

23 Oct 2018

Trump: US to cut aid to Central America over migrant-caravan

President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States will begin cutting aid to three Central American nations because of their governments' failure to stop a migrant caravan headed for the US border.

Trump warns Central-American nations of aid-suspension over entering US illegally

17 Oct 2018

Trump warns Central-American nations of aid-suspension over entering US illegally

Anyone entering the US illegally would be arrested, detained, and then deported, President Donald Trump warned as he threatened three Central American nations to halt a migrant caravan from heading to the US or lose millions of dollars in foreign aid.

Rs. 100cr reward for Andhra Pradesh farmers, but with conditions

05 Oct 2018

Rs. 100cr reward for Andhra Pradesh farmers, but with conditions

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu yesterday said farmers from the state would be rewarded with Rs. 100cr if they win Nobel Prize in natural farming.

US: Over 100 illegal immigrants, including Indians, detained by border-officials

14 Aug 2018

US: Over 100 illegal immigrants, including Indians, detained by border-officials

Over 100 people, including some Indians, have been detained by the US Border Patrol and Immigration officials in separate enforcement actions for illegally entering and living in the United States.

FIFA World Cup: These records might never get broken

15 Jul 2018

FIFA World Cup: These records might never get broken

The FIFA World Cup 2018 is nearing its business end and now is a right time to take a look at some unbelievable feats.

At least 52 Indians jailed under US' new 'zero-tolerance' policy

20 Jun 2018

At least 52 Indians jailed under US' new 'zero-tolerance' policy

The US has jailed over 1,600 illegal immigrants under its 'zero-tolerance' policy. Of those, 52 detainees in an Oregon federal prison have declared themselves Indian.

3D-printed homes: Built under 24 hours, cost just Rs. 2.6lakh

18 Mar 2018

3D-printed homes: Built under 24 hours, cost just Rs. 2.6lakh

US-based 3D printing firm Icon has partnered with New Story, an international housing solution non-profit, to showcase a 3D-printed home at the ongoing SXSW 2018 festival in Texas.

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

14 Mar 2018

An affordable house, 3D-printed in less than 24 hours

Technology has touched human lives in more ways than one. And now, this marvel creation of technology can help build homes for the 1.2 billion people who lack shelter.

India records slowest 4G LTE speed in the world

20 Feb 2018

India records slowest 4G LTE speed in the world

According to a report by UK-based wireless coverage mapping company OpenSignal, India has recorded the slowest 4G LTE speed in the world at an average speed of 6.13 Mbps.

Trump proposes ending visa lottery to clear green card backlogs

27 Jan 2018

Trump proposes ending visa lottery to clear green card backlogs

In a move which might favour skilled Indian IT professionals in the US, President Donald Trump has proposed to end visa lottery system in favour of reducing green card backlogs of highly skilled workers.

Trump mimics Modi when discussing Afghanistan: Washington Post

23 Jan 2018

Trump mimics Modi when discussing Afghanistan: Washington Post

American President Donald Trump affected an Indian accent and mimiced Indian PM Narendra Modi when discussing Afghanistan in meetings, suggests a Washington Post report published on Sunday.

Why take people from 'shithole' countries?: Trump discusses immigrants

12 Jan 2018

Why take people from 'shithole' countries?: Trump discusses immigrants

It's no secret that US President Donald Trump is not a fan of immigrants, but his recent comments have shocked several quarters.

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

09 Jan 2018

Salvadoreans must leave US by 2019, says Trump administration

The Trump administration has asked at least 200,000 people from El Salvador in the US to pack their bags by September 9, 2019.

Israel praises Guatemala for deciding to move embassy to Jerusalem

26 Dec 2017

Israel praises Guatemala for deciding to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala, a US-ally recently became the first state to announce its decision to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Tsunami warning issued after Mexico quake: Know about the risks

08 Sep 2017

Tsunami warning issued after Mexico quake: Know about the risks

After a massive 8.0 earthquake hit the southern coast of Mexico killing at least five and triggering mass evacuations, tsunami warnings have been issued for several countries including the Cook Islands, Ecuador, Fiji, El Salvador, Guatemala and Kiribati.

8.4 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami warning issued

08 Sep 2017

8.4 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico, tsunami warning issued

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.4 struck southern Mexico on September 7. At least five are confirmed dead.

Mexico: Authorities rescue 115 migrants kept in deplorable conditions

22 Aug 2017

Mexico: Authorities rescue 115 migrants kept in deplorable conditions

As Donald Trump is tightening immigration stipulations in the US, Mexican police is reported to have rescued 115 migrants including 41 minors from the Veracruz state in Eastern Mexico.

SC denies permission for abortion of foetus with severe disabilities

28 Mar 2017

SC denies permission for abortion of foetus with severe disabilities

The SC denied permission for abortion to a pregnant woman despite a medical report detecting the foetus with Type-2 Arnold-Chiari malformation, implying severe physical and mental disabilities.

SC rejects abortion of foetus suffering from Down syndrome

04 Mar 2017

SC rejects abortion of foetus suffering from Down syndrome

The SC recently rejected a woman's plea for abortion of her 26-week old foetus suffering from Down syndrome.

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

28 Jan 2017

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned a popular TV anchor Amir Liaquat (Hussain) after he allegedly indulged in hate speech.

El Salvador goes 24 hours without a single murder

15 Jan 2017

El Salvador goes 24 hours without a single murder

An average Wednesday in El Salvador turned out to be a remarkable one, not because of what happened, but because of what didn't.

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

11 Jan 2017

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

Pakistan has been commanded by the Human Rights Watch to investigate the abductions of four bloggers who campaigned for human rights and religious freedom.