22 Jan 2021
Indian mathematician named joint-winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize
Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and Ramanujan graphs.
08 Nov 2020
Coronavirus: US reports record single-day spike of 128k new cases
As the United States has been more focused on the Presidential elections this past week, the COVID-19 situation has worsened.
14 Oct 2020
Coronavirus reinfections are possible, very rare, and significant
In the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, there were talks of herd immunity with a significant portion of the population contracting the viral infection.
08 Oct 2020
American poet Louise Gluck wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature
American poet Louise Gluck has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.
07 Jul 2020
Foreign students "must leave United States" if classes move online
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the US government has toughened its visa rules for foreign students, telling them on Monday that they will have to leave the country if their classes move online.
02 Jul 2020
What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know
Over the past few weeks, there have been calls to "cancel" Yale University over its ties to slavery.
20 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China
Amid a global outcry over China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, 10,000 Americans have reportedly signed a class-action lawsuit against the country.
12 Apr 2019
Yale "alumnus" Smriti Irani confirms she isn't a graduate
She was once India's HRD Minister but no one really knew how educated Smriti Irani is. Then she made a thumping proclamation that she had a degree from the prestigious Yale University.
01 Dec 2018
Former US President, George HW Bush dies at 94
George HW Bush, the 41st President of United States, died on Friday. He was 94 years old.
15 Nov 2018
Trump nominates Neomi Rao to replace Kavanaugh on DC circuit
US President Donald Trump has sent to the Senate the nomination of prominent Indian-American, Neomi Rao, to replace Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the powerful DC Circuit Court of Appeals.
25 Sep 2018
Despite second sexual harassment allegation, Brett Kavanaugh to stay put
US President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court has come under fire of late after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him.
17 Sep 2018
Salesforce co-founder buys Time magazine for $190 million in cash
Time magazine is being sold by Meredith Corporation to Marc Benioff, a co-founder of Salesforce, and his wife.
08 Aug 2018
Trump nominates Indian-American professor Aditya Bamzai to Civil Liberties board
US President Donald Trump has nominated a prominent Indian-American law professor and legal expert to an agency on privacy and civil liberties.
21 Jun 2018
26-year-old Isha Ambani gets an MBA from Stanford University
It's been a memorable couple of months for Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani. A little over a month after announcing her engagement, she has now completed her MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.
16 Jun 2018
These 5 Android apps can help you quit smoking
A recent study published by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World revealed that almost seven out of ten Indian smokers are aware of the negative consequences of smoking, but 53% still can't quit.
01 Jun 2018
These 5 Android apps can help you quit smoking
A study published by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World revealed that almost seven out of ten Indian smokers are aware of the negative consequences of smoking, but 53% still can't quit.
16 Mar 2018
Harish Khare, The Tribune editor, quits amid reports of pressure
Adding to the long line of esteemed Indian journalists who have resigned or been removed from their positions in recent times, Harish Khare has now quit as editor-in-chief of The Tribune, The Wire reports.
02 Apr 2017
RBI governor gets a pay hike
The government has more than doubled the salaries of the RBI Governor and Deputy Governors.
04 Dec 2016
Urjit Patel gets Rs.2lakh/month, no support staff
The RBI revealed that its governor, Urjit Patel, draws a salary of Rs.2 lakh per month and is not provided with support-staff at his residence.
20 Aug 2016
Urjit Patel appointed as RBI Governor
After Raghuram Rajan stepped down as RBI's Governor last month, Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was considered as a top contender for the bank's chief role.
12 Aug 2016
Shahrukh Khan's run-ins with US immigration
Shahrukh Khan was detained at the Los Angeles airport by US immigration officials on a trip to the United States on Friday.