In boost for Indian IT, US to conduct rare 2nd lottery for H-1B applicants

The US will conduct a rare second lottery for the H-1B visa to decide on the successful applicants, the USCIS has announced, a move which would provide another chance to hundreds of Indian IT professionals who could not make it in the first random selection. …

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Vaccines prevent 22mn infections, 60,000 deaths in UK: Report

Infections prevented by COVID-19 vaccines in the UK has risen to 22 million as the number of deaths prevented as a result of vaccinations rises to 60,000, the latest official data released here on Thursday said. …

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Election Commission meets CEOs reviews preparations of five states due for polls in 2022

The Election Commission reviewed advance planning with the chief electoral officers of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh ahead of assembly polls due early in 2022. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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Election Commission Reviews Preparations For Assembly Polls In 5 States

Stepping up its preparations for the assembly polls in five states due early next year, the Election Commission Wednesday reviewed advance planning with the chief electoral officers of Goa, Manipur,… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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Court Seeks Delhi Government’s Stand On Plea Against New Excise Policy

The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought response of the Delhi government on a plea challenging a provision in the new Excise Policy, claiming that it seeks to reduce the age of consumption of liquor… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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“What Was The Need…?” Shilpa Shetty Shouted At Raj Kundra During Search

Actor Shilpa Shetty shouted at her husband Raj Kundra and wept when he was brought to their home in Mumbai by the police for the first time since his arrest in a porn case last week, police sources… Read More | Source: NDTV News…

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‘Papa, let’s see how long can fate not be on my side’: Manu Bhaker

At the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, Manu had a weapon malfunction during the women’s 10m air pistol qualification. In the middle of the second series, the lever of her pistol, which needs to be pulled and pushed to load a pellet, came off. While that was being fixed, a fault…

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How a technical snag denied Manu a chance at Olympic glory

Owing to the technical snag during the second series, Manu lost more than five minutes, enough to disturb one’s rhythm in the precision sport, after making an impressive start in her maiden Olympic appearance. Manu returned to the firing point after getting the issue fixed but, by then, it has…

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How Taiwan is trying to defend against a cyber ‘World War III’

As China steps up military pressure on Taiwan, the self-governing island is preparing for the next big frontier of warfare: crippling cyberattacks. Read More | Source: CNN…

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