US Embassy in India consolidates B1/B2 interview waiver appointments in New Delhi

The US Embassy in India has consolidated B1/B2 interview waiver appointments in New Delhi. Applicants will be able to submit their application forms free of cost at any of the five Visa Application Centers or, for a fee of ₹850 ($10.20) per application, they can drop the documents at any of the US Document Dropoff Centers located in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Cochin, Jalandhar, or Pune.

Congress Party meeting on March 11 to discuss candidates for Lok Sabha polls

The Indian National Congress party’s second Election Committee meeting will be held on March 11 in New Delhi to discuss the candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. On Thursday, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge arrived at the party headquarters for a Central Election Committee meeting to discuss candidates for the Lok Sabha polls.

Indian experts explain why women are thrice more at risk of migraines than men

Changes in hormones may explain why migraines are three times more common among women than men, said Indian experts in New Delhi on Sunday. Migraine is a severe headache that starts usually on one side but can be bilateral, and associated with a pulsating or a throbbing quality. It is accompanied by nausea or vomiting, and is also associated with the irritability to sound and noise and it worsens by doing routine activity.

Security tightened in Delhi as farmers set to resume march towards capital

Security measures in India’s national capital New Delhi were heightened and strict vigilance at key border points was being maintained following a planned march by protesting farmers towards Delhi on Wednesday. The areas surrounding the Tikri, Singhu, and Ghazipur borders have been placed on high alert to prevent any potential disruption to law and order. Delhi Police officials have intensified deployment of the security personnel in anticipation of the farmers’ movement towards the city.

Modi’s US visit: American Indo-Pacific Forum discusses US-India bilateral security alliance possibility

The American Indo-Pacific Forum held an online discussion on “Should US, India discuss a bilateral security alliance” on June 5. The event was organized with an eye on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US later this month. The experts deliberated at length about what should Modi’s response be to the evolving scenario of India-US bilateral security and trade ties.