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GSA Super Div league 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
GSA Super Div league
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US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working 17.12.2017 deccanherald.com
The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a move that could affect thousands of Indian workers and their families. Since 2015, the spouses of H-1B, or high-skilled, visa holders waiting for green cards have been eligible to work in the US on H-4 dependent visas, under a rule introduced by the previous Obama administration. In 2016, more than 41,000 of H-4 visa holders were issued work authorisation. This year till June more than 36,000 H-4 visa holders were issued work authorisation. The H-1B programme attracts foreign specialised workers to come to the United States for employment, many of them from India and China. "DHS is proposing to remove from its regulations certain H-4 spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants as a class of aliens eligible for employment authorisation," said the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a latest regulation. According to the notice, the changes is being made in light of President ...
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Stolen ATM found 17.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Stolen ATM found
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Helicopter crash kills Honduran President’s sister, 5 others 17.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Hilda Hernandez, four members of her security detail and the pilot counted among the dead.
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Around the world in 42 days: Frenchman smashes solo sailing record 17.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Father-of-two Gabart becomes just the fourth title-holder for a world record of sailing the globe solo without stopping.
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 – 8th Runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 – 8th Runner-up
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Transporters' bodies agreed to co-operate among one another 17.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Transporters' bodies agreed to co-operate among one another
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 4th runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 4th runner-up
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017
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DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 - 1st Runner-up 17.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
DNA-OUT OF PRINT Short Fiction Content 2017 - 1st Runner-up
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Trump office may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in US 17.12.2017 Zee News : World
US President Donald Trump`s administration is set to propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of H1-B visa holders eligible to work while in the US, potentially complicating a major driver of technology jobs, the media reported.
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Helicopter crash kills Honduran president's sister, 5 others 17.12.2017 Zee News : World
Hilda Hernandez, sister of President Juan Orlando Hernandez, and five other people were killed in a helicopter crash today on a mountain near the Honduran capital.
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CM Vasundhara Raje visit saves threatened Shekhawati havelis 17.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Defending traditional facade of Shekhawati havelis will be a joint responsibility of the district administration, local bodies and police. The plight of these havelis being threatened by mischief of notorious elements and ignorance of civic authorities caught notice of chief minister Vasundhara Raje during her Jansamwad (public dialogue) at Fatehpur town of Sikar district on Saturday. The CM immediately issued orders to the Jaipur division commissioner and police range IG to ensure conservation of these traditional buildings that have gained global fame for their architecture. These buildings of Shekhawati stand evidence of the glorious history of the land, however, at Fatehpur town a few of these are in danger due to recent civic issue of water logging. Seepage has been damaging walls and weakening foundations of the havelis. The chief minister during the public dialogue ordered the district collector and local body officials to resolve the issue, while instructions were also made to principal ...
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City students get 45k households to switch off power for an hour 17.12.2017 DNA: Top News
In an attempt to spread awareness about energy conservation, 17 schools and their students were instrumental in saving over 13,000 units of energy by motivating entire neighbourhoods to shut down electricity for an hour. The schools, which have come together under the banner of 'The Green Principals and Educators League', planned to take their efforts beyond a one-day exercise by encouraging students to contribute to the cause. Students were asked to undertake projects on energy conservation to obtain marks in their second term. Under the project, it was decided that the students will shut electricity for an hour on December 11 at their residences and encourage at least five neighbours, friends or relatives to do the same. Interestingly, the students were able to motivate 45,000 households and save nearly 13,600 units. Speaking about the initiative, Renu Seth, a founding member of the initiative, said, "The results are great as the students and schools have really worked very hard. Students were able to ...
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Getting dressed shouldn't feel like torture: Cyndi Lauper 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Singer Cyndi Lauper says that the inspiration behind her clothing range was to encourage women to feel "graceful and a little funky" and enjoy styling themselves.
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US may stop spouses of H1B visa holders from working 17.12.2017 Top Stories
In 2016, more than 41,000 of H-4 visa holders were issued work authorisation. This year till June more than 36,000 H-4 visa holders were issued work authorisation
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Congress govt in Meghalaya favoring mining mafia: Modi 17.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has accused the Congress – led Government in Meghalaya of favouring the mining mafia even as he added that there is a plethora of scamsrunning in the state.
“The Congress led government in the state is not for the people but belongs to the mining mafia,” Modi said while addressing at the BJP’s ‘rally for change’ held in the state capital here to kick-start the election campaign in poll-bound Meghalaya.

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Donald Trump administration may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working 17.12.2017 Zee News : India National
The Trump administration's plans to overhaul the H-1B program has caused particular alarm in India, which accounts for 70 percent of all H-1B workers.
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The X'mas tree at this church is truly green 16.12.2017 Deccan Herald - City

The Mar Thoma Syrian Church on Primrose Road will celebrate its 10th Green Christmas this year.

The church adopted the tradition of celebrating the festival in an eco-friendly manner by using recycled products.

This years 25-foot Christmas tree is made of coconut shells, leaves and straw, collected from members of the church. Around 20 parishioners worked on the tree for three weeks, painting the materials and using a pulley to put them up.

In the previous years, the tree was decorated using plastic bottles, old tyres, cloth scraps and newspapers, among other things.

The inaugural lighting of the tree will be done on Sunday by Reverend Dr Sham P Thomas, church vicar, followed by the carol service in the evening.

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BBMP vows to close unlicensed pubs in Indiranagar 16.12.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Pubs and bars operating without trade licences at residential areas in Indiranagar will be evicted soon. The BBMP has directed its officials in the east zone to slap notices on commercial establishments functioning in residential areas, many of which operate openly or without name boards. With the BBMP struggling to implement the high court direction to clear commercial activities from residential areas, its joint commissioner, east zone, Dr Ashok on Saturday met residents of Indiranagar at Mayo Hall. He directed Dr Siddappaji, health officer (east), and Sanamitra, medical officer of health, CV Raman Nagar, to slap notices on the illegal establishments disturbing the residents. Dr Ashok said he would go on an inspection in Indiranagar on December 22 and will immediately close bars and pubs functioning in residential blocks without a trade licence. The joint commissioner will also see if the shops had violated the building code or fire safety norms. "The officials assured us of immediate action against ...
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