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NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok US partners with Oracle, and more

14 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok US partners with Oracle, and more

Last night, multiple outlets reported that Chinese giant ByteDance has rejected Microsoft's purchase bid for TikTok and chosen Oracle as its 'technology partner' in the US.

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over international student visa rules

08 Jul 2020

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over international student visa rules

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Wednesday sued the Donald Trump administration in the United States over expelling foreign students if their classes go online due to the pandemic.

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.

Two Indians among 19 people arrested for entering US illegally

28 Aug 2018

Two Indians among 19 people arrested for entering US illegally

Two Indian nationals were among 19 people arrested by the United States border patrol officials in California for entering the country illegally by boat from Mexico.

Increase in Indians coming to US illegally, seeking asylum: report

15 Aug 2018

Increase in Indians coming to US illegally, seeking asylum: report

The number of Indians crossing into the United States from neighboring Mexico and seeking asylum has been increasing in the recent years, a media report has claimed.

Chinese man makes $1.1 million by selling fake iPhones

05 Feb 2018

Chinese man makes $1.1 million by selling fake iPhones

Chinese national Jianhua Li has admitted to have sold fake iPhones and iPads to customers in the United States as part of a bigger counterfeiting operation.

Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes

01 Sep 2017

Border wall: Four companies bag US government contract for prototypes

Even as Congressional funding for Trump's border wall remains a question mark, sections of the US government seem adamant on building it.

Global Entry Program: Indians eligible for speedy entry into US

28 Jun 2017

Global Entry Program: Indians eligible for speedy entry into US

India has formally been inducted into the US' Global Entry Program, which means low-risk nationals can now get speedy entry into America after landing.

Shahrukh Khan's run-ins with US immigration

12 Aug 2016

Shahrukh Khan's run-ins with US immigration

Shahrukh Khan was detained at the Los Angeles airport by US immigration officials on a trip to the United States on Friday.