Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicUS lawmakers

Topic: US lawmakers

US lawmaker reintroduces resolution to posthumously award Congressional Gold Medal to Gandhi

The medal is the highest civilian award in US. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney said Gandhi's historic Satyagraha movement of nonviolent resistance inspired a nation and the world.

Prevent Indian talent moving to Canada due to outdated H-1B visa policy, US lawmakers told

Policy experts told US lawmakers the trend was in response to the comparative ease Canada provides to international students and foreign nationals in getting permanent residence.

Amazon apologises, finally admits some drivers have to urinate in bottles

US lawmaker Mark Pocan had accused Amazon of paying their workers just $15 per hour and forcing them to urinate in water bottles.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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