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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
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...