White House rejects bipartisan Senate immigration plan

Feb 16 2018

The White House rejected on Thursday a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young “Dreamer” immigrants and tighten border security.

Def ministry clears mega purchase of weapons for armed forces

Feb 13 2018

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.

Defence Ministry's nod for procuring 7.40 lakh assault rifles

Feb 13 2018

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.

Trump signs deal to end brief govt shutdown, increase US spending

Feb 09 2018

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.

US service members in DACA will generally not be deported: Mattis

Feb 09 2018

Mattis said that service members in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program will not be deported, other than a few exceptions.

No progress on 'Dreamers' as another US shutdown looms

Feb 03 2018

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 for 'fair, equitable, merit-based' immigration system

Feb 02 2018

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".

They're not Dreamers, don't fall into that trap: Trump

Feb 02 2018

US President Donald Trump has insisted the young undocumented foreigners who came as children should not be called "Dreamers".

US lawmakers scramble on immigration as govt shutdown paused

Jan 23 2018

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.

US Senate to vote on ending federal government shutdown

Jan 22 2018

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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