Seattle: News

India demands probe after US cop mocks Indian-origin student's death

A video showing a Seattle police officer in the United States (US) joking about the death of an Indian student has sparked a massive row. The victim student, who reportedly hailed from Andhra Pradesh, was killed in January after being hit by a police vehicle.

US: Passenger opens flight's emergency exit right before takeoff, arrested

In yet another bizarre flight incident, a man in the United States (US) was arrested for reportedly opening an emergency exit door of a plane and causing its emergency slide to be activated moments before it was about to take off on Saturday (local time).

US: Seattle becomes first city to ban caste discrimination

In a historic move, Seattle on Tuesday became the first city in the United States to outlaw caste discrimination.

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.

25 Aug 2021


Flight evacuated after a passenger's Samsung smartphone catches fire

An Alaska Airlines plane, flying from New Orleans to Seattle, was reportedly evacuated on an emergency basis after a Samsung Galaxy A21 caught fire inside the flight's cabin.

05 Aug 2021

Air Pollution

Air pollution linked with higher risk of dementia: Study

Even a small increase in the levels of fine particle pollution (PM2.5) is associated with a greater risk of dementia for people living in those areas, shows a study conducted in the US.

18 Jan 2019


Bill Gates waiting in queue for burger shows his humility

Bill Gates may be the founder of Microsoft with a net worth of $95.6 billion or Rs. 6.8L crore and he may also run the largest charity in the history of the world, but his antics have often proved how down-to-earth he is.

27 Mar 2018

White House

Trump administration orders expulsion of 60 Russian intelligence officials

The Trump administration on Monday expelled 60 Russian diplomats, describing them as "intelligence officers" and also ordered the closure of Russian consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve-agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

03 Mar 2018


Meet Giana, an 8-year-old Texan artist taking Instagram by storm

If one was to list all the cool+talented Instagram kids, Giana would make it to the top bracket.

25 Nov 2017


How is this bot taking on Seattle's sex trade?

Seattle-based NGO Seattle Against Slavery (SAS) has created a chatbot to raise awareness amongst men about buying sex online.

13 Sep 2017


Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns over child sex-abuse allegations

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned hours after the Seattle Times reported that Josef Dyer, his younger cousin, has accused him of abuse.

02 Nov 2016


Study finds Uber and Lyft guilty of racial discrimination

A recent study by the National Bureau of Economic Research revealed that ride-hailing start-ups Lyft and Uber have problems of racial discrimination.

12 Sep 2016


Starbucks working to overcome the 'basic' image

Starbucks has been working on fixing the brand's 'basic' image by spending huge money on innovation.