File photo of US President Donald Trump. Photograph:( Reuters )
Congressional Democrats on Thursday demanded emergency hearings in the US House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trump's ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling the move an effort to undermine a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.
Claiming that there has been a "dramatic increase" in the number of H-1B visas being held up, a coalition of American employers representing top IT companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft have alleged that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is acting outside of its own regulations.
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Ukrainians, a Russian officer and nine entities for Moscow`s annexation of Crimea and profiting from the occupation, the US Treasury said.
India on Thursday said it will participate in the meeting being hosted by Russia on Afghanistan at a "non-official level" in Moscow where representatives of the Taliban will be present.
The prices of diesel were revised to Rs 72.74 per litre in Delhi and Rs 76.22 per litre in Mumbai.