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Michelle Obama would be Emma Watson’s dream house guest

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Michelle Obama would be Emma Watson’s dream house guest

Beauty and the Beast star Emma Watson has said former US First Lady Michelle Obama would be her dream house guest because she could give her a “pep talk.” The 26-year-old actress thinks the former US First Lady, 53, could give her some great advice. Asked during a Q&A with young fans for Entertainment Weekly […]

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Undeclared Muslim nation Pakistan Senate unanimously passes landmark Hindu Marriage Bill to protect minority rights

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Undeclared Muslim nation Pakistan Senate unanimously passes landmark Hindu Marriage Bill to protect minority rights

ISLAMABAD: The much-awaited landmark bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan is set to become a law with the Senate unanimously passing it. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017, which is the first elaborate Hindu community’s personal law, was adopted by the Senate on Friday. The bill had already been approved by the lower […]

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Pakistan: 76 killed, over 250 injured in suicide attack on Sufi shrine; ISIS claims responsibility

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Pakistan: 76 killed, over 250 injured in suicide attack on Sufi shrine; ISIS claims responsibility

ISLAMABAD(REUTERS): At least 76 people were killed and nearly 250 others injured tonight when an Islamic State suicide bomber blew himself up inside the crowded shrine of revered Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan town, in a string of deadly blasts this week in Pakistan. The bomber entered the shrine through its Golden gate and […]

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Slenderman Stabbing Victim, Now 15, Is a ‘Strong Young Woman Excelling in School’

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Slenderman Stabbing Victim, Now 15, Is a ‘Strong Young Woman Excelling in School’

Nearly three years after Payton Leutner was stabbed 19 times by two classmates when she was 12 years old, the Wisconsin teen is thriving as a high school freshman taking Advanced Placement courses. “Today, Payton is a strong young woman who is excelling in school and doing many things that a teenager would do with […]

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Explosion inside Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s Sufi shrine in Pakistan, at least 30 killed

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Explosion inside Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s Sufi shrine in Pakistan, at least 30 killed

An explosion near a shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday wounded more than a dozen people in the latest in a string of blasts this week, two local TV stations reported. The blast went off near the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan in Sindh province, Pakistan’s Samaa television and Geo […]

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Republican Senator does not expect Trump to weaken H1B visas

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Republican Senator does not expect Trump to weaken H1B visas

Washington: A powerful Republican Senator has said he does not expect President Donald Trump to weaken the H-1B visa scheme, sought-after by Indian IT professionals, as the programme benefits Americans and the US economy. Senator Orion Hatch, Senate Finance Committee Chairman, said that in his several meetings with Trump he had discussed the economic benefits […]

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Republican Senator does not expect Trump to weaken H1B visas

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Republican Senator does not expect Trump to weaken H1B visas

Washington: A powerful Republican Senator has said he does not expect President Donald Trump to weaken the H-1B visa scheme, sought-after by Indian IT professionals, as the programme benefits Americans and the US economy. Senator Orion Hatch, Senate Finance Committee Chairman, said that in his several meetings with Trump he had discussed the economic benefits […]

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Russian Cruise Missile, Deployed Secretly, Violates Treaty, Officials Say

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Russian Cruise Missile, Deployed Secretly, Violates Treaty, Officials Say

WASHINGTON — Russia has secretly deployed a new cruise missile despite complaints from American officials that it violates a landmark arms control treaty that helped seal the end of the Cold War, administration officials say. The move presents a major challenge for President Trump, who has vowed to improve relations with President Vladimir V. Putin […]

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Donald Trump represents a thought process: India Foreign secy Jaishankar

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Donald Trump represents a thought process: India Foreign secy Jaishankar

NEW DELHI: Indian Foreign secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday addressed the backlash that US President Donald Trump was facing over the Muslim ban. Asking the media not to demonise the US President, Jaishankar said that Trump’s executive orders weren’t a momentary expression, but a ‘thought process’. The US government had faced severe backlash after they […]

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ndian envoy in US defends H1-B visas, says it helps American firms compete globally

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ndian envoy in US defends H1-B visas, says it helps American firms compete globally

H1B visas, sought-after by Indian IT professionals, help make US firms competitive globally and contribute to generating jobs locally, India’s envoy in Washington has said amid reports the Trump administration plans to cut down the scheme. “The H1B scheme has been crucial in making US companies competitive globally in increasing their client base, in increasing […]

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