Washington DC: News

25 Jan 2023

Mass Shooting

US: 3 people die in shooting at Washington convenience store

In yet another mass shooting incident in the United States (US), three individuals lost their lives during a convenience store shooting in Washington on Tuesday.

04 Nov 2022

South Korea

South Korea scrambles jets after detecting 180 North Korean warplanes

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting around 180 North Korean warplanes for over four hours near the northern border, the country's military said on Friday.

22 Oct 2022

Donald Trump

US Capitol Hill riots: Probe panel summons Trump to testify

A probe panel investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill violence in the United States has summoned former President Donald Trump to testify on November 14.

09 Aug 2022


Taiwan accuses China of using drills to 'prepare for invasion'

Following days of massive Chinese war games, Taiwan's military held an artillery drill on Tuesday simulating defense against an attack, as Taipei alleged Beijing was preparing to invade the island.

18 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

US woman fakes abduction after running out of money: Police

According to Delhi police, a 27-year-old United States citizen living in Delhi-NCR staged her own abduction after she ran out of funds in an attempt to extort money from her parents.

20 Jun 2022


Another US shooting; 1 dead, several injured in Washington DC

One teenager is feared dead and several others were injured in a shooting in Washington DC in the United States.

05 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi

Indian woman seeks justice in US; alleges dowry-related torture

A newly married Indian woman has sent a distress call to the Indian Embassy in the United States seeking justice after her husband allegedly abandoned her without financial support.

US: Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

An officer died after being stabbed on Tuesday morning during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, and a suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.

03 Apr 2021


US Capitol attack: Car rams security barricade; 1 officer killed

A US Capitol Police officer was killed and another was injured in an attack at the Capitol Hill complex in Washington DC on Friday when a man rammed his car into one of the security barricades surrounding the complex.

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.

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.

FBI opens 160+ investigation cases against Capitol Hill rioters

The FBI has opened more than 160 investigation cases against the January 6 Capitol Hill rioters, officials in Washington said.

12 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

FBI warns of armed protests at state Capitols, Washington DC

The FBI has warned that it has received intelligence that "armed protests" are being planned at all 50 US state Capitols and in Washington DC in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.

08 Jan 2021

Shashi Tharoor

Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol

Wednesday's attack on the United States Capitol drew global attention, as thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the building, accusing the Democrats of stealing the election.

07 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem

Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.

07 Jan 2021


Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

07 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

US: Pro-Trump mob storms Capitol, four die in rampage

The United States Capitol, one of the most iconic structures of the oldest democracy in the world, slipped into chaos and mayhem on Wednesday after hundreds of Donald Trump supporters stormed the building to disrupt a ceremonial session of Congress that was convened to formally announce President-elect Joe Biden's victory.

21 Nov 2020


'Operation Christmas Drop': Graham, Ludwig stick to romance, hope, happiness

Operation Christmas Drop- The title says it.

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.

10 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

US elections: Donald Trump's campaign has already spent $800 million

United States President Donald Trump, who is seeking re-election later this year, is facing a cash crunch with his campaign just 60 days ahead of the Presidential elections.

21 Aug 2020

North Korea

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."

27 Jul 2020

South Carolina

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trial stage

In a major development, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by biotech giant Moderna Therapeutics has gone into the third and final stage of clinical human trials.

04 Jun 2020

Donald Trump

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

03 Jun 2020

San Francisco

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

The riots erupting in the wake of George Floyd's brutal killing has spelled trouble for not just peaceful civilians but also some of the biggest businesses in the US.

02 Jun 2020

Donald Trump

US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would deploy the military if local police cannot stop the violence at protests against the death of George Floyd.

17 Apr 2020

Donald Trump

Defying social distancing rules, Ivanka Trump travels for Jewish holiday

Ignoring social distancing guidelines laid down by her own father, the President of United States Donald Trump, to fight coronavirus, Ivanka Trump flew from Washington DC to New Jersey to celebrate Passover, a major Jewish holiday.

25 Jan 2020

Jammu And Kashmir

Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US

A top United States diplomat on Friday asked the Indian government to release the political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir since August.

24 Jan 2020

North Korea

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

The annual unveiling of the Doomsday Clock in Washington DC, United States, revealed that humanity is just 100 seconds to 'midnight' aka doomsday.

19 Nov 2019


Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why

World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.

25 Sep 2019

Donald Trump

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.

Washington: One dead, five injured in shooting near White House

In a terrible incident, one person died and five others were injured in a shooting near White House in Washington DC, United States, on Thursday night. The gunfire was reported around 10 pm.

15 Sep 2019


President Trump may join PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' event

US President Donald Trump is likely to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas during his mega rally, ahead of the UNGA meet, on September 22. However, a final confirmation is still pending.

12 Sep 2019


8 best shows you can stream on web

With the boom of streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, and others, the language of entertainment has changed.

29 Aug 2019


Wayne Rooney labels newspaper article 'a smear': Details here

Former English footballer Wayne Rooney has issued a statement regarding a newspaper article, which had photographed him alongside a woman and claimed that he was cheating on his wife.

22 Jul 2019

Pakistan News

Imran Khan vows to make Pakistan the best cricket team

Pakistan cricket team bowed out of the league stage in the recently concluded ICC World Cup 2019.

03 Mar 2019


India 'very high-tariff nation'; they charge us a lot: Trump

India is a very high-tariff nation, US President Donald Trump alleged yesterday, stating that he wants a reciprocal tax or at least some kind of tax.

25 Feb 2019

North Korea

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.

22 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

US: Teen sues Washington Post for Rs. 1,800cr

In January, US-based The Washington Post reported about a teenager harassing an elderly at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.

12 Feb 2019


Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy

Hard work and determination never ditch you, and stories on a similar theme rarely fail to inspire us.

14 Jan 2019

San Francisco

New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?

Many subway commuters in New York saw a lot more than they imagined of fellow passengers on Sunday.