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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
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...

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