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Last year, 50k Indians got US citizenship, 2nd to Mexicans | India News

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Even as the American dream is souring for many immigrants and those aspiring to become US citizens are now finding it tougher, Indians seem to be getting the softer end of the stick. While there was a decline in the aggregate number of individuals who obtained US naturalisation (a drop of 6% in FY2017), it was a different story for India and Mexico. According to data released recently
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CBSE moots sign language, Braille as subjects for special kids

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: CBSE has proposed radical reforms in its comprehensive guidelines for students with special needs, including Indian sign language or Braille “as a subject”, computer-based tests, attendance waivers, multidifficulty-level options for core subjects, and flexible subject selection options. “Some of the key recommendations include introducing Indian sign language as a subject for children with language limitations due to disability conditions. Such children may also be given exemptions from
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RSS stands for global brotherhood: Mohan Bhagwat | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Saying “Hindutva” is an inclusive concept and does not represent hostility to Muslims, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday asserted his organisation has embraced the Constitution, including the insertions of “socialist, secular” in its Preamble. “Hindu Rashtra doesn’t mean there’s no place for Muslims. If we don’t accept Muslims, it’s not Hindutva. Hindutva is Indianness and inclusiveness,” he said on the second day of the three-day lecture
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VVIP chopper case: Dubai court orders extradition of middleman Christian Michel | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: A Dubai court has ordered extradition of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the controversial AgustaWestland chopper deal. Following the middleman's arrest in February 2017 by the UAE authorities, Michel's lawyer had alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was pressuring their client. The investigation agency had denied the allegations. CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal had said in June that the investigation agency had not influenced Michel
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Hindu Rashtra doesn’t mean it has no place for Muslims: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Tuesday said a 'Hindu Rashtra' does not mean it has no place for Muslims as this concept is inclusive of all faiths and religions. "The Sangh works towards universal brotherhood and the cardinal principle of this brotherhood is unity in diversity. This thought comes from our culture, which the world calls Hindutva. That's why we call it a Hindu Rashtra," he said. RSS
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Ind vs HK Live Score: Dhawan reaches 50, Rayudu builds on | Cricket News

[ad_1] End of Over 20: Rayudu (29*) opens his shoulders with first SIX for India. A pull shot for a maximum after Dhawan celebrated his fifty off a boundary in the same over -- bowled by Nizakat Khan. 19.1 overs: 26th ODI half-century for Shikhar Dhawan. The left-hander brings it up off 57 balls. He hit 8 fours en route. India 96/1. End of 15 Overs: India 77/1. Hong Kong
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Maldives’ Chinese debt could lead to trouble in paradise

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: A victory for President Abdullah Yameen in a Sunday election in the Maldives could ramp up pressure on its finances, as the government stays the course on a Chinese-backed infrastructure boom that is in danger of swamping the economy. The Maldives under Yameen has grown closer to China - to the alarm of traditional ally India - with China funding roads, bridges and an extension to the
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India vs Pakistan: There can’t be a conditional ban on cricket with Pak: Gambhir | Cricket News

[ad_1] India vs Pakistan cricket. Once dubbed the mother of all cricket battles, this rivalry is now confined only to multi-nation tournaments, the Asia Cup and ICC events. Bilateral cricket ties between the two countries are frozen and there's no indication whatsoever of them thawing any time soon. But a clash between the Men in Blue and Green is still a huge crowd-puller, regardless of where they are playing. An
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sensex today: Stock investors lose Rs 2.72 lakh crore in two days of market fall

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Stock investors became poorer by Rs 2.72 lakh crore in two days of market fall which saw the BSE benchmark index diving almost 800 points. Market benchmark BSE Sensex Tuesday tumbled by about 295 points or 0.78 per cent to close at 37,290.67 due to increasing crude oil prices and mounting trade tension. Markets hit by late jolts, Sensex loses nearly 300 points again30-share BSE Sensex lost
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HAL was excluded from Rafale deal during UPA’s tenure: Nirmala Sitharaman | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday blamed the Congress-led UPA government for the exclusion of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from the Rafale deal and said it was under the previous government that the public sector firm could not agree on the production terms with Dassault Aviation. Responding to the charges levelled by senior Congress leader AK Antony + on tarnishing the image of HAL, Sitharaman said "Deal