Chicago: News

US: 6-year-old boy shoots school teacher inside classroom 

A six-year-old kid shot and injured a teacher at Richneck Elementary School in Virginia's Newport News city in the United States (US) on Friday, the police told news agency Reuters.

US: 'Bomb cyclone' leads to power outages, disrupts holiday plans

Millions of Americans experienced bone-chilling temperatures, power outages, and canceled holiday get-togethers due to a winter storm, which weather forecasters termed a "bomb cyclone," adding it was almost unprecedented in its scope.

17 Oct 2022

Health & Wellness

Family celebrates boy's homecoming after 1000 days in hospital

A child from Chicago, USA, got discharged from the hospital after spending almost three years of his life there.

18 Jul 2022


US: 3 dead in Indiana mall shooting, gunman shot dead

In another incident of gun violence, three died and two were injured at a mall shooting in Indiana, US.

06 Jul 2022

Mass Shooting

Chicago shooting suspect charged with murder, faces life imprisonment

Robert E "Bobby" Crimo III, the 21-year-old accused of opening fire on an Independence Day parade in Chicago was charged with seven counts of murder on Tuesday.

05 Jul 2022

Mass Shooting

Chicago July 4 parade shooting: Who is 22-year-old suspect Crimo?

A 22-year-old man—identified as Robert E "Bobby" Crimo III—was arrested for allegedly open firing on an Independence Day parade in Chicago.

05 Jul 2022

Mass Shooting

Chicago: Shooter, who killed 6 at July 4 parade, arrested

The US police arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly opened fire at a July 4 parade in Chicago's Highland Park, killing six and wounding two dozen others on Monday.

2 July 2022


5 must-read books by James Patterson

James Patterson is an American author who is well-known for his thriller and suspense novels. He has also written various non-fiction, science fiction, and romance novels.

24 Jun 2022

New York City

Manhattanhenge: The magical phenomenon on Manhattan's east-west streets

When the setting Sun aligns with the Manhattan street grid, illuminating both sides of every cross street on the island, it is a sight to behold.

11 Feb 2022


Online game Wordle saves 80-year-old woman from hostage situation

Popular Twitter word game Wordle recently saved the life of an 80-year-old woman in the United States.

19 Jun 2021

Boeing 737

Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max makes first flight

Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max 10 jetliner made its first test flight on Friday, taking off near Seattle for an expected two-hour trip that the company hopes will signal improving fortunes for its most important plane.

29 Nov 2020


Our pick: Top four Netflix titles for Oscars 2021 race

COVID-19 might have shut the doors of theatres, but it meant extra eyeballs for streaming services.

28 Aug 2020


Jail inmate attacks disgraced singer R Kelly: Here's why

R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago "isn't doing well."

14 Aug 2020

Sexual Assault

Disgraced singer R Kelly's "friends" arrested for threatening victims

R&B singer R Kelly, currently incarcerated at Metropolitan Correctional Center, Chicago, is in news for his "friends" now.

12 Jun 2020


Indian-origin doctor performs double lung transplant on COVID-19 patient

In a first, a team of surgeons in Chicago has successfully given a new set of lungs to a young woman suffering from COVID-19.

24 May 2020


Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's maternal aunt has passed away, he confirmed on social media.

24 May 2020


Filmmaker Kunal Kohli loses maternal aunt to coronavirus

Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli's maternal aunt passed away in Chicago, United States, after an eight-week battle with the coronavirus.

15 Dec 2019


Had five operations within 1.5yrs: Kim Kardashian on pregnancy complications

American television personality Kim Kardashian West has opened up about the health complications she suffered during and after her first two pregnancies.

18 Nov 2019


WWE: Ranking the career-defining moments of CM Punk

Former world champion CM Punk has made waves on social media after his sensational return to WWE TV, during Backstage on Fox Sports, last week.

17 Oct 2019


American boxer Patrick Day passes away aged 27: Details here

American boxer Patrick Day, who was in the news of late after suffering serious brain injuries following his bout against fellow American Charles Conwell, has passed away at the slender age of 27.

25 Sep 2019


This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'

In academia, Wikipedia is often looked down upon. Something about it permitting edits by anyone that professors just can't stand.

11 Sep 2019


NBA: Here are the records held by Michael Jordan

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has seen a number of legendary players being born.

31 Jul 2019

Harry Potter

Rags to riches: These famous stars once struggled for food

There are some like Josh Brolin (of Thanos fame), Charlie Sheen (Two and a Half Men actor) and Gwyneth Paltrow (of Iron Man fame), who had their paths smoothened before they forayed into the entertainment industry, courtesy their famous parents.

13 Jul 2019

Michael Jackson

How American singer R Kelly kept minors as sex slaves

Disgraced American singer R Kelly was arrested recently in Chicago on charges of abuse and aggravated sexual assault.

12 Jun 2019


WWE: Five most emotional matches of all time

WWE is more about entertainment rather than the sport of wrestling. And, it is due to this element, fans love the promotion.

18 Mar 2019


Mia Khalifa reveals how Robert Sandberg proposed to her

Former adult movie star Mia Khalifa, who is quite popular globally, broke millions of hearts lately after getting engaged to her beau Robert Sandberg.

16 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

US: Gunman murders five, later gets killed in police firefight

Five people were killed and multiple police officers shot yesterday when a gunman opened fire in an industrial area on the outskirts of Chicago, the latest mass shooting to hit the United States.

02 Feb 2019


Watch: Boiling water freezes in air in Midwest US

If you are irritated with Delhi winters, then take a look at the US where people are throwing boiling water in the air to see it freeze. And you'd stop complaining.

30 Dec 2018

West Bengal

#RIPMrinalSen: Legendary Bengali filmmaker dies of heart attack

Bengali cinema is often believed to have been taken to new heights by 3 directors who gained recognition at a global stage for being pioneer filmmakers. The first two are Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak.

27 Nov 2018

Walt Disney

Kim Kardashian was high on ecstasy while making sex tape

Kim Kardashian is one of the most popular TV/internet personalities with the show Keeping Up With The Kardashians dedicated to her family's life.

20 Nov 2018


Chicago: Hospital shooting leaves three dead; gunman also killed

Less than two weeks after the Thousand Oaks shooting in California rocked the US, another gun violence tragedy has befallen the nation.

31 Oct 2018


MRI machine test leaves several iPhones dead: Details here

When a healthy smartphone stops working, it is pretty weird, but when a number of devices made by a single manufacturer freeze out altogether, it is a whole new level of weird.

10 Sep 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

People trying to make the word Hindu 'untouchable': Venkaiah Naidu

Some people are trying to make the word Hindu "untouchable" and "intolerable", Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday as he stressed on the need for preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter "ill-informed" opinions and attitudes.

09 Sep 2018


Entire world's economy is slowing down, India's is growing: Naidu

India has made tremendous progress under PM Modi in last four years and the entire world is now looking towards the country, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu told a gathering of Telugu Americans in Chicago.

08 Sep 2018


Hindu society will progress only if it comes together: Bhagwat

On Friday, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat called for the Hindu society to be united.

04 Sep 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

US: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to commemorate Vivekananda's Chicago speech

In his first visit to the US as Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu will address people of Indian origin in Chicago at an event to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's speech at the Parliament of Religions in 1893.

17 Aug 2018


#GamingBytes: Pokemon Go gets new mythical Pokemon Celebi

Pokemon Go players have a new reason to cheer.

07 Aug 2018


Sporty The Golden Retriever rules Chicago, for the right reasons

Us dog owners, we don't need alarm clocks. Our dogs double up as that.

Beijing: Indian professor appointed as European president of Chinese business-institute

Dipak Jain, a prominent Indian professor in the US, has been appointed as the new European president of Shanghai-based China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

16 Jun 2018

South Indian Cinema

Tollywood sex racket busted in Chicago; two top heroines named

In what has come as a shocker for the Southern film industry, the names of two prominent heroines have cropped up in connection with an elaborate prostitution racket in Chicago which was busted by the US federal agents.