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After backlash, matrimonial website Shaadi.com removes skin filter option

Matrimonial website Shaadi.com has removed the skin filter option from its app, after an online petition by a woman in Dallas, USA who questioned the same. Other users also joined in to question the site that allowed a filter for skin tone where the users could say how dark or light skinned they were and...

US working on temporary ban on H-1B, other visas

The US is working on a temporary ban the issuance of some work visas like H-1B and others. The ban is also likely to cover students visas and work authorisation that is given to them post studies. H-1B visas are highly popular among Indian IT companies and Indians account for the majority of the visa...

Germany approves human trials of potential COVID-19 vaccine

Germany has given a green signal to human clinical trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine, according to a report on Independent. According to the report, during the first stage, the trial will be conducted on 200 healthy participants between the age of 18 and 55, who will receive several variants of the vaccine, developed by...