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12-year waiting list for US Green Card

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Washington : There is a lengthy 12-year waiting period for Indians applying for permanent residency, also known as Green Card, in the US as skilled employees, according to a new report. India, however, is also among the top countries whose residents get Green Cards every year. In 2015, about 36,318 Indians adjusted their status to permanent residency while 27,798 Indians ...

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UK Elections 2017: A dummy’s guide to Britain’s general election

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London, June 8: Around 50 million Britons will vote to elect a new government after three phases of campaign in UK general elections 2017. The general election in Britain assumes significance as it is happening after June 2016 European Union membership referendum when Britishers voted for Brexit. The contest is between Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, popularly known as ...

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BJP minister, 3 MLAs at Dawood’s kin wedding

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Mumbai : Maharashtra’s Minister for Medical Education Girish Mahajan, who was seen at the wedding of gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s relative here today, are expected to be let off. After TV channels beamed pictures of Mahajan and other top BJP leaders, including three MLAs, and the Nashik Mayor enjoying the wedding feast, the minister explained that he had received an invitation ...

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Nikki Haley says she will vote for Donald Trump

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Washington, Oct 27: South Carolina’s Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley has said this year’s US presidential election has turned her stomach upside down as she is not happy with either of the choices for the president, but she still plans to vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump. “This election has turned my stomach upside down. It has been embarrassing for both ...

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Temporary reprieve for Indian from Indonesian firing squad

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JAKARTA : Indian national Gurdip Singh who was set to be executed by Indonesian authorities for drug smuggling has won a temporary reprieve as he was not among the four prisoners executed by a firing squad early on Friday in that country. Gurdip Singh was convicted along with 13 others and due to be executed at the Nusa Kambangan prison ...

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