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US government workers begin shutdown as Senate vote looms 22.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
President Donald Trump continued blaming Democrats for the funding lapse, citing their demand that protections for young illegal immigrants be included in any deal.
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Space is closed: How US govt's shutdown will affect NASA 22.1.2018 DNA: Evolutions
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers began shutting down operations on Monday with the U.S. government closed, as a bipartisan group of senators tried to negotiate a deal just hours before the full Senate planned another vote to restore funding.
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Before Chennai airport becomes Changi, time to get the basics in place! 22.1.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Long queues, overcrowded baggage belts, immigration fiascos and filthy terminals -- the Chennai airport is an embarrassment and an ordeal for commuters from the city. ...
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American Center Kolkata announces indefinite closure 22.1.2018 General News
The American Center Kolkata and the Library will remain closed from today for an indefinite period but consular services will not be affected, the American Center said in a statement. "The American Center in Kolkata and the Library will remain closed to the public until further notice. Any inconvenience is regretted. Consulate Kolkata services will continue to function during the lapse in Congressional appropriations," the statement said. "If you have a scheduled visa interview or American Citizen Services appointment, please arrive at the consulate at your designated time," it said. On Saturday, the US government officially shutdown for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running. The shutdown began at 12:01 AM (local time) after a few Republicans joined Democrats in blocking the crucial measure which would have provided short-term funding for the Pentagon and other federal agencies.
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Visa work unaffected by shutdown: U.S. Embassy 21.1.2018 Hindu: News
Centres that host events and run libraries will remain shut
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US govt shutdown: Embassy's consular services to continue 21.1.2018 General News
The consular services of the US Embassy here will continue during the lapse in Congressional appropriations, the mission's spokesperson said today. The spokesperson's statement came in the backdrop of the US government officially shutting down yesterday for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running. "If you have a scheduled visa interview or American Citizen Services appointment, please arrive at the Embassy at your designated time," the spokesperson said. The shutdown began when a few Republicans joined the Democrats in blocking the crucial measure that would have provided short-term funding for the Pentagon and other federal agencies.
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US government shutdown: No cancellations of flights between United States and India 21.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Despite the ripple effect of the United States shutdown across the world, no flights from India to America have been cancelled, according to sources.
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US government shuts down after deadline passes, White House blames Dem... 20.1.2018 DNA: Bangalore
US government shuts down after deadline passes, White House blames Dem...
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US Supreme Court to decide legality of President Donald Trump's travel ban 20.1.2018 All International Stories
Lower courts in California, Hawaii and other states have repeatedly ruled that Trump's order targets Muslims in violation of the US Constitution
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US Government In Shutdown As Midnight Deadline Passes 20.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The US government officially shut down on Saturday, the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal.
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As government shutdown begins, White House slams Senate Democrats 20.1.2018 Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As U.S. government funding ran out at midnight, the White House issued a statement blaming Senate Democrats for blocking a bill to avert a shutdown and said it would not negotiate on immigration, a key demand of Democrats.
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Democrats holding citizens hostage: Donald Trump administration on US shutdown 20.1.2018 Zee News : World
US President Donald Trump's administration accused the opposition Democrats of holding American citizens hostage Saturday after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal before a midnight deadline.
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US government shuts down as midnight deadline passes 20.1.2018 Hindu: News
Senators were still negotiating on the Senate floor as the clock turned midnight.
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US government shuts down, White House slams Senate Democrats 20.1.2018 HBL: Home
As US government funding ran out at midnight, the White House issued a statement blaming Senate Democrats for blocking a bill to avert a shutdown and said it would not negotiate on immigration, a key...
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Caught Between Two Countries 20.1.2018 The Wire

Legal residents in the US who have no citizenship and get convicted for a crime can be sent back to their country of origin. No appeal is possible. The nature of the crime is not taken into account.

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Trump signs bill renewing foreign surveillance programme 20.1.2018 General News
US President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law to renew a controversial foreign intelligence surveillance programme.
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US Supreme Court to take up case on Trump's latest travel ban 20.1.2018 General News
The US Supreme Court has said it will review President Donald Trump's latest travel ban affecting citizens from six Muslim majority countries plus North Korea and Venezuela. In what could prove decisive in a legal battle that has roiled the first year of the Trump administration, the high court will rule on whether the president exceeded his powers and engaged in religious discrimination in the third rendering of the ban. Lower courts in California, Hawaii and other states have repeatedly ruled that Trump's order targets Muslims in violation of the US Constitution. "We have always known this case would ultimately be decided by the United States Supreme Court," said state Attorney General Doug Chin of Hawaii, which has repeatedly fought the travel bans. "This will be an important day for justice and the rule of law. We look forward to the Court hearing the case." The conservative-tilting court last month rejected calls for a freeze on the ban, which targets visitors from .
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Tech industry urges Trump admin to keep work permits for H-1B spouses 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
The Trump Administration is reportedly moving ahead with its decision not to give work permits to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, arguing that this displaces genuine American workers.
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Illegal Indians in UK: 70-day deadline to verify nationality 19.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
The text of the MoU was finalised and initialled by minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju and UK minister for immigration Caroline Nokes in London last week.
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US House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, Senate Fight Erupts 19.1.2018 The Wire

When existing funds expire, scores of federal agencies across the US will be forced to shut starting at midnight Friday, without the injection of new money.

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