The White House rejected on Thursday a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants and tighten border security.
The ministry said "essential quantity" of Light Machine Guns (LMGs) will be through the "fast track" route at an estimated cost of over Rs 1,819 crore.
The Defence Ministry cleared a proposal to buy 7.40 lakh assault rifles at a cost of Rs 12,280 crore for the three services, officials said.
The US Congress ended a brief government shutdown by reaching a wide-ranging deal that is expected to push budget deficits into the $1 trillion-a-year zone.
Mattis said that service members in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program will not be deported, other than a few exceptions.
The US Congress made no notable progress toward a deal on the status of “Dreamer” immigrants, with Trump saying that one “could very well not happen” by next month.
Trump has reaffirmed that he favours an immigration system which is fair, equitable and based on merit instead of visa lottery, a mechanism he described as "terrible".
US President Donald Trump has insisted the young undocumented foreigners who came as children should not be called "Dreamers".
US lawmakers sought a way forward on an immigration deal including protection for “Dreamer” immigrants and border security before federal funding runs out again next mth.
McConnell said the Senate will vote on a bill at noon to fund the govt until Feb 8, cancelling an earlier planned vote at 1 am, the US media reported.
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Jan Domestic Air Passenger Traffic At 1.15 Cr, Up 19.7% YoY
Air India Jan Passenger Load Factor At 84.6% vs 81.8% MoM
Jet Airways Jan Passenger Load Factor At 88.7% vs 88.5% MoM
IndiGo Jan Passenger Load Factor At 89.7% vs 90.8% MoM
SpiceJet Jan Passenger Load Factor At 95.0% vs 95.6% MoM
Air India Jan Market Share At 13.3% vs 13.1% MoM
Jet Airways Jan Market Share At 14.3% vs 14.6% MoM
IndiGo Jan Market Share At 39.7% vs 39.4% MoM
SpiceJet Jan Market Share At 12.6% vs 12.7% MoM