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31 Jan 2019

New Jersey

US college scam: Hundreds of Indian students face deportation, jail

Hundreds of Indian students studying in the US could face deportation or even jail, after the arrest of eight men - all Indian or of Indian-origin - who had enrolled them in a fake university run by US undercover agents.

30 Jan 2019


Pak-supported terrorists will continue attacks in India, Afghanistan: US Spymaster

Terrorist groups supported by Pakistan, which uses some terror outfits as "policy tools", will continue to plan and conduct attacks in India and Afghanistan, according to America's top spymaster.

30 Jan 2019

Emmanuel Macron

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.

30 Jan 2019


Scary stuff: This 14-year-old boy first discovered Apple's FaceTime bug

Apple recently made the headlines for a bug in its video calling service FaceTime that allowed a user to hear audio and see those they were reaching out to even before their call was answered.

30 Jan 2019


German doctor puts cocaine on penis; girlfriend dies after sex

In a bizarre incident, a doctor in Germany was recently sentenced to a jail term of 9 years after he caused the death of his girlfriend by sprinkling cocaine on his penis before she performed oral sex on him last year.

30 Jan 2019


Extradition hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou pushed to March

The extradition hearing for a top Huawei executive at the center of a diplomatic row between Ottawa (Canada capital) and Beijing (China capital) has been pushed back to March, after US unveiled sweeping charges against her and the Chinese tech giant.

30 Jan 2019


Toronto Gay Village serial killer confesses to eight murders

In a massive win for Canadian authorities, a man suspected of having killed and dismembered eight men who went missing near Toronto from 2010-2017 pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder on Tuesday.

30 Jan 2019

Barack Obama

US presidential-hopeful Kamala Harris' CNN townhall creates massive record

Indian-origin presidential hopeful Kamala Harris' town hall on CNN with an average of 1.957 million viewers got the network its highest ratings ever for such an event with an individual election candidate, according to the network.

29 Jan 2019


How Jews found refuge in India shapes International Holocaust-Remembrance Day

Poignant tales of compassion of Jews finding refuge in India in the midst of the horror of the Holocaust were recounted as the UN commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

29 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

Trump to deliver State of the Union Address on February-5

Donald Trump will deliver the State of the Union Address on February 5 after it was delayed due to a government shutdown over the US president's demand for funding for a wall along the border with Mexico.

29 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump allows a pre-Super Bowl CBS interview

The annual championship game for the National Football League or NFL is here.

29 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

US: Sikhs distribute gift cards, Indian food to TSA employees

The Sikh community of Indiana State in the US distributed Indian food and gift cards to the employees of the federal Transportation and Security Administration who haven't received their pay checks due to the partial government shutdown lasting for a record over 35 days.

29 Jan 2019

Alibaba Group

Customer demands dress-pictures, seller sends of himself wearing them

Living in a world where people have received bricks instead of a smartphone they paid for, people are bound to get skeptical while shopping online.

29 Jan 2019


Indian-born billionaire bribed doctors with strippers, to prescribe addictive painkiller

An Indian-born CEO of a pharmaceutical company based in the US is accused of practising illegal marketing tactics, including bribing doctors with lavish dinners and strip club parties, to prescribe a highly addictive opioid painkiller to patients.

28 Jan 2019


Video shows girl hanging from third floor, with neck trapped

A video is doing the rounds on the Internet showing a little girl hanging from the third floor of a building in China.

28 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

Proud to be first Hindu-American to run for US-president: Gabbard

Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard has alleged that she had become a victim of "religious bigotry" and some media outlets were targeting her and accusing her supporters, who have Hindu names, of being Hindu nationalists.

28 Jan 2019


Noted Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to 4.5 years jail-time

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced today to 4.5 years in prison for state subversion, a northern Chinese court said.

28 Jan 2019


Pilot smoking inside cockpit led to US-Bangla plane crash: Report

The US-Bangla Airline crash that took place in March last year and killed 51 people was the result of a smoking incident, investigations have revealed.

27 Jan 2019

United Nations (UN)

UK: Dozens of girls subjected to breast ironing. But why?

An investigation by Guardian has revealed the African practice of ironing breasts has found its way in the United Kingdom and dozens of pre-teen girls have been subjected to it.

27 Jan 2019

Climate Change

Doomsday Clock remains at two minutes to apocalypse

The Doomsday Clock, an allegorical timepiece designed to illustrate how close humanity is to an apocalyptic event, will remain at two minutes to midnight in 2019, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) recently declared.

27 Jan 2019

Republic Day

Raising 'Khalistan Zindabad' slogans, Sikh separatists hold protest in US

A small group of Sikh separatists held a protest in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington during which they tried to burn the tricolour on the Republic Day, a move slammed by local Sikh community.

27 Jan 2019


Zimbabwe's ex-President Robert Mugabe looted of Rs. 7cr in cash

Ousted Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, 94, lost nearly $1 million (Rs. 7 crore) in cash after it was stolen from his briefcase earlier this month.

27 Jan 2019


Philippines: Two bombs explode outside Roman Catholic cathedral, kills 19

Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim terrorists are active, killing minimum 19 and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said.

27 Jan 2019


Print 'beef-free' notes: Hindu organization requests Australia's Central Bank

A Hindu organization recently requested the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to print 'beef-free' currency because using beef for currency notes hurts the Hindu sentiments.

26 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

US: Trump temporarily ends longest government shutdown in history

Amid mounting pressure and increasing disruptions in government functioning, US President Donald Trump, on Friday, sounded a strategic retreat and temporarily ended the longest US government shutdown in history.

24 Jan 2019


Sultan of Pahang elected as Malaysia's 16th king

Sultan Abdullah, the hereditary ruler of central Malaysian state of Pahang, was today elected as the 16th king of Malaysia.

24 Jan 2019

Donald Trump

Venezuela: In two days, 13 killed in protest against Maduro

Thirteen people have died during two days of unrest in Venezuela amid protests against leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.

24 Jan 2019


NY police arrests four for planning 'potentially-lethal' attack on Muslims

Police in New York state yesterday identified three young men arrested for allegedly planning a "potentially lethal" attack on a Muslim community regularly targeted by US extremist sites.

24 Jan 2019


Indian couple, who fell to death in US, was intoxicated

An autopsy report has revealed the Indian couple, who plummeted to their deaths in California's Yosemite National Park in October '18, was intoxicated.

23 Jan 2019

US Government

US govt shutdown affecting FBI: Law & order at risk?

The ongoing partial US government shutdown, now the longest in history, has already resulted in hundreds of thousands of Federal employees working without pay.

23 Jan 2019


Woman loves her 'razai' so much that she's marrying it

Cozying up to your razai or blanket in chilly winters is truly an underrated pleasure and we often wish if we could just sleep all through the winters tucked inside it.

US lawmakers reintroduce legislation enforcing fair trade with China

Two US lawmakers today reintroduced a legislation in the House of Representatives to safeguard American assets from Chinese influence and possession, as well as protect American businesses from China's tools of economic aggression.

22 Jan 2019


US man threatens to mass-shoot girls because he's a virgin

A man was arrested in Utah in the US for threatening to kill as many girls as he could in a public place because he is a virgin and single.

22 Jan 2019


Egyptian TV host interviews gay man, sentenced to jail, penalized

An Egyptian TV host was recently sentenced to one year in jail for interviewing a gay man last August.

22 Jan 2019

Pakistan News

PTM rally in Karachi: Scores held under anti-terrorism laws

Scores of leaders and workers of the Pashtoon Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) have been arrested by the Sindh police under anti-terrorism laws after they organized a rally on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan, officials said today.

22 Jan 2019


First in 2019: Mexico journalist found murdered, governor condemns killing

A Mexican journalist was found murdered in the northern state of Baja California Sur, the governor said yesterday, the first reporter to be killed this year in what has become one of the world's most dangerous countries for the press.

22 Jan 2019


Taiwanese 'Bikini Climber' freezes to death after falling into gorge

In a tragic incident, a social media adventure star was found frozen to death at National Park in Taiwan yesterday.

22 Jan 2019

Russia News

11 dead after ships catch fire; 15 Indians among crew

Two ships carrying Indian, Libyan, and Turkish crew caught fire off the Russian coast, killing at least 11 people, media reports said on Tuesday.

21 Jan 2019


Twitter is busy debating 'How do you draw letter X?'

The social media was not even over with the #10YearChallenge that another crazy trend has emerged.

21 Jan 2019


Man injects semen for 18 months to cure back pain

In a bizarre attempt, a man in Ireland tried to cure his chronic back pain by injecting himself with a dose of his own semen every month, for the last one and a half years.