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Major News and Events of 03 January 2018

What Happened on 03 January 2018

Approval of new proposal for H-1B visa could send more than 500,000 Indian techies back home

If the proposal by Trump administration of not extending H-1B gets implemented, more than 500,000 of India's skilled workforce would have to return home. The new proposal is introduced to prevent the misuse and abuse of H-1B visas which is aligned to President's “ Buy American, Hire American” campaign that will lead towards protecting local jobs for Americans.

Maharashtra Bandh today due to the protest of Dalit groups

Caste clashes in Maharashtra have taken an ugly turn.The state has observed shutdown today to protest against the failure of state government to control the situation. Metro services are affected because of it. Group of Dalit activists attempted for rail blockade which was prevented by the security forces. Schools and colleges in Mumbai remain open but buses stayed off the roles.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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Which State is the Largest Mica Producer? Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of mica in India. For over hundred years, India had enjoyed monopoly in production and export of sheet mica in the world. Of late,… Read More...