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TCS in US needs to explain why it’s more likely to fire engineers if they’re not South Asian

The company is set to go on trial in California over racial discrimination claims by American workers who lost their jobs at TCS offices in the U.S.
A crude oil tanker from Kharg Island oil terminal in the Persian Gulf, Iran | Bloomberg

India, Korea said to agree outline of Iran oil waiver with US

The waivers would ensure at least some Iranian oil continues to flow to the global market.
Jamal Khashoggi | Twitter

Khashoggi’s body was dismembered, and white men are biggest terror threat in US, says CNN host

America calls for an end to Yemen fighting, and Israeli ‘Freedom is basic’ niqab advertisement sparks controversy.
US President Donald Trump

Donald Trump calls Jamal Khashoggi’s murder the ‘worst cover-up in history of cover-ups’

In the Donald Trump administration’s first punitive action in the Jamal Khashoggi murder case, the US has revoked visas of senior Saudi officials.
Refugee camp

United Nations is far too necessary to be written off

The test facing those gathered for this year’s General Assembly is as pressing as it is daunting - to make the UN fit for purpose.

My family abandoned Indian food when Americans said it smelled like ‘armpits’

In her new book, Sharmila Sen remembers the strangeness of encountering a new cuisine full of processed foods.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan | Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images

US lawmakers urge Imran Khan govt to treat minorities with equality in Pakistan

The leaders asked Imran Khan to stop human rights violations in different parts of Pakistan including Karachi, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
US President Donald Trump | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Cutting aid to Pakistan will not better United States’ frustration with its double standards

Pakistan plays both firefighter and arsonist, profiting from its strategic Afghan frontier, while stoking flames of Islamist insurgency and terror.
Representational image | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

More pain in store for rupee as India braces for external headwinds

While foreign currency debt has zoomed, various external vulnerability indicators paint a rather mixed picture, according to RBI's annual report.
Representational image | ThePrint.in

Sexual abuse convict among six Indians held in month-long US immigration crackdown

The operation 'targeted criminal aliens, public safety threats, and individuals who have violated immigration laws'.

On Camera

File photo of Pakistan PM Imran Khan | Facebook

Who wants an ‘Islamic President’ in Pakistan and where does Imran Khan fit in?

Imran Khan’s PTI colleagues are campaigning for a so-called Islamic Presidential System where the Supreme Leader will have absolute power.
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Google, Apple stop TikTok downloads: Is HC order quashing small town India’s creative joy?

Google and Apple have blocked downloads of the video-sharing app TikTok in India in compliance with the Madras High Court order.

Defence

Satellite images suggest that China is testing and weaponising its naval platforms for space denial

China is now testing laser ASAT weapons from its naval ships

China has already tested missile & EMP anti-satellite weapons from the ground. Now it’s using icebreaker ships in the Yellow Sea/Bohai Sea area.
National interest

Imran Khan’s ‘support’ for Modi shows BJP has walked into its own Pakistan trap

Modi & the BJP hope to return to power by exploiting the fear of Pakistan. Imran Khan has turned the tables and become a factor dividing Indian public opinion.