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Nikki Haley heckled at Houston University, video goes viral

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Houston, May 25 : US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who spoke at the University of Houston on Tuesday, was heckled on campus, as student activists confronted her about her positions on the violence in Gaza and towards the Palestinian people. Haley spoke in the Student Centre South Theatre about an array of topics, from leadership to global ...

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5 people from Gurdaspur killed in road accident in Samba district of J&K

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Jammu, May 25 : Five people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident on Jammu-Pathankot National Highway near Ghagwal in Samba district in the wee hours of Friday. They all were residents of Gurdaspur in Punjab. Around 2 am, an Innova—DL 4CAE 6465, on its way from Jammu towards Punjab, hit a parapet at Tapyal under jurisdiction ...

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Indians to be hit hard as work permit of H-4 visa holders to be rescinded

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Washington, May 25 : The move to rescind work authorisation to certain categories of H-4 visa holders is in final stages, the Trump administration has told a US court. H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. The Trump administration is planning to end the Obama-era ...

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Kumaraswamy wins trust vote as BJP walks out of Karnataka Assembly

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Bengaluru, May 25 : The Karnataka government led by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Friday won the confidence motion with a voice vote in the new Assembly after opposition BJP members walked out ahead of the floor test.“The confidence motion has been put to vote and won by a voice vote in favour of Kumaraswamy,” declared newly elected Assembly Speaker ...

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India 145th among 195 countries in health care access, quality

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New Delhi, May 24 : India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its neighbours like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan, according to a Lancet study.The Global Burden of Disease study, however, mentioned that India has seen improvements in healthcare access and quality since 1990. In 2016, India’s healthcare access and quality scored ...

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