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White House Touts H-1B Visa Worker Reforms

The White House is touting President Donald Trump’s curbs on the mass replacement of Americans by H-1B visa workers. raising some hopes among reformers that the President may push the issue in the final weeks of the campaign.

Indian software developer and entrepreneur Nischal Shetty at his office in Mumbai, India, in this file photo. India’s massive technology outsourcing industry employs millions of people.

India Rejects Putin-Approved Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate Trials

India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), the nation’s regulatory body for pharmaceuticals, has rejected a proposal to implement large scale trials of the Russian-developed — and Kremlin-endorsed — Sputnik-V vaccine for Chinese coronavirus, Reuters reported Thursday.

In this July 30, 2020 file photo, Kai Hu, a research associate transfers medium to cells, in the laboratory at Imperial College in London. Imperial College is working on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. South Africa and India on Friday Oct. 2, 2020, asked the World Trade Organization to …

Fact Check: Trump Says China ‘Sends Real Dirt Up into the Air’

CLAIM: During Tuesday night’s presidential debate, President Donald Trump challenged former Vice President Joe Biden’s argument for returning to the Paris climate agreement by arguing that China “sends real dirt up into the air,” alongside Russia and India, but only “we’re supposed to be good.”

CLEVELAND, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 29: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the first presidential debate against former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the first of three planned debates …

Outraged India Calls Erdogan Kashmir Remarks at U.N. ‘Completely Unacceptable’

India’s permanent representative to the United Nations (U.N.), T. S. Tirumurti, on Wednesday condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) in which he called for a multilateral resolution to India’s border dispute with Pakistan in Kashmir, labelling Erdogan’s remarks as “gross interference” and “completely unacceptable.”

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to give a press conference after the cabinet meeting at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey, on September 21, 2020. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP) (Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Pakistani Comedian Uploads Video of Alleged Chinese Soldiers Crying

Video footage surfaced on Sunday depicting soldiers of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) crying on a bus while allegedly en route to the Indian border territory of Ladakh, a disputed area which has seen several recent clashes between the militaries of the two countries, Taiwan News reports.

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