In a move that is seen as a blow to Indian software professionals, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting or subcontracting foreign workers — mainly those on H-1B visa — from hiring. Continue Reading
The Pakistan Army today opened heavy fire and shelled forward areas along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, forcing Indian troops to retaliate.
Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have bagged the ‘Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award 2020’ for developing a mechanism for generating electricity from wet clothes left under sunlight to dry. Continue Reading
Heavy rain in Nepal triggered landslides on Monday that killed eight labourers at a construction site and two members of a family, taking the toll in floods and landslides to 177 since late May. Continue Reading
The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the COVID-19 pandemic is a once-in-a-century health crisis, but it is still in our hands.
The Tokyo metropolitan government on Monday confirmed 258 new COVID-19 cases, with the number declining for a second consecutive day after the Japanese capital witnessed record surges last week. Continue Reading
Israel said its air force held a joint military exercise with the United States Air Forces Central Command for the second time in 2020. Continue Reading
Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect the coronavirus in people`s sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results. Continue Reading
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 18 million mark, while the deaths were nearing 688,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Continue Reading
White House officials have confirmed that the upcoming US presidential election will be held as planned on 3 November after President Donald Trump raised the possibility of delaying it. Continue Reading