United Sates: News

22 Jan 2023

Mass Shooting

California: Mass shooting at Chinese New Year event, 9 dead

At least nine people were killed in a mass shooting incident in California, United States, Reuters reported on Sunday.

13 Nov 2022


Dallas: 6 feared dead as 2 WWII-era planes collide mid-air

A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra, two World War II era planes, crashed into each other mid-air in the United States (US) on Saturday.

11 Nov 2022

Elections Results

Meet Indian-American Nabeela Syed, who scripted history in US election

Nabeela Syed, a 23-year-old Indian-American woman, has scripted history by becoming the youngest member of the 118-member Illinois General Assembly in the United States (US).

US to distribute monkeypox vaccines nationwide to curb outbreak

Amid the surge in monkeypox cases in the United States, the White House said on Tuesday that it will start distributing the monkeypox vaccines across the country, with a focus on people most at risk and communities with the highest number of cases.

02 Jun 2022

Mass Shooting

US: 4 killed in shooting at medical building, shooter dead

Barely a week after a teenage gunman killed 21 people at a Texas school, a shooter gunned down four people at a Tulsa medical building on a hospital campus in Oklahoma, US.

02 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP officer sacked after placing bin Laden's picture in office

An officer in Uttar Pradesh's state-run power distribution company was suspended after he placed a photo of Osama bin Laden in his office.

22 Apr 2022


Ilhan Omar on 'personal' Pakistan visit: US after India's condemnation

The United States on Friday clarified that American lawmaker Ilhan Omar was on an "unofficial, personal" Pakistan visit, which doesn't represent the US administration in any way.

03 Apr 2022


Sacramento mass shooting: 6 killed, 9 injured in California's capital

At least six people were shot dead and nine others injured in a mass shooting incident in Sacramento, the capital of the US state of California, on Sunday.

01 Dec 2021

Pablo Escobar

Ex-Mexican drug lord El Chapo's wife gets three years imprisonment

Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of powerful Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán, has been given three years of jail term by a US court.

06 Nov 2021

Nancy Pelosi

US: House passes $1tn infrastructure bill, heads to Biden's desk

Following months of tense negotiations and a daylong standoff, the US House of Representatives has passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill Friday night, sending it to President Joe Biden to be signed into law.

04 Oct 2021


Facebook whistleblower says company encouraged hate speech for profit

The whistleblower who leaked several thousand pages of Facebook's internal research and documentation publicly revealed her identity on national television in the US on Sunday.

11 Jun 2021

Johnson & Johnson

J&J COVID-19 vaccine's expiration date extended by six weeks

Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday that US regulators extended the expiration date on its COVID-19 vaccine doses by six weeks.

26 May 2021

Hate Speech

Train driver pulls timely brakes, saves man pushed onto tracks

An Indian-origin driver in the US stopped his train and saved an Asian man who was pushed onto tracks in an apparent hate crime incident, according to media reports.

10 May 2021


Gujarat: Fake call center targeting US citizens busted, three held

The police has busted a fake call center being operated from Ahmedabad and targeting US citizens on the pretext of providing them quick loans, and arrested three persons in this connection, officials said on Monday.

08 May 2021

Kamala Harris

COVID-19 surge in India heartbreaking; US determined to help: Harris

Describing the surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths in India as nothing short of heartbreaking, US Vice President Kamala Harris said on Friday that the country's welfare is critically important to the United States.

06 May 2021


US reissues advisory, tells citizens not to travel to India

The US has reissued its travel advisory on India, urging its citizens not to travel to the country due to an unprecedented surge in the COVID-19 cases in India.

01 May 2021


Biden restricts travel from India to the US

US President Joe Biden on Friday issued a proclamation, restricting travel to the United States of all non-citizens who have stayed in India in the past 14 days.

24 Apr 2021


US working with India to address COVID-19 crisis: White House

The US is working closely with India, at both political and expert levels, to identify ways to help address the current COVID-19 crisis in the country, the White House said on Friday.

17 Apr 2021


US ban on export of vaccine material hampering production: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) urged the US on Saturday to lift its ban on the export of vaccine material, alleging that it has hampered the production of vaccines in India due to a shortage of such materials.

09 Apr 2021


Countries worldwide hit new records for coronavirus cases, deaths

Nations around the world set new records on Thursday for COVID-19 deaths and new infections, and the disease surged even in countries that have kept the virus in check.

07 Apr 2021


Mukesh Ambani dethrones Jack Ma as Asia's richest person

India has the third-highest number of billionaires in the world after the US and China, according to a new list by the prestigious Forbes magazine.

20 Mar 2021


World Happiness Report 2021: India ranks 139th among 149 countries

India has been ranked 139th out of 149 countries in the list of UN World Happiness Report 2021 released on Friday which is topped by Finland.

12 Feb 2021

Fraud Cases

Indian-American engineer pleads guilty to COVID-19 relief fraud charges

An Indian-American engineer in the US has pleaded guilty to the charge of seeking more than $10 million in loans under a coronavirus relief program set up to help small businesses, the Department of Justice has said.

10 Feb 2021


Indian drugmaker to pay $50 million fine for destroying records

Fresenius Kabi Oncology Limited agreed to plead guilty to concealing and destroying records prior to a 2013 US Food and Drug Administration's inspection of its plant and pay $50 million in fines and forfeiture.

09 Feb 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi

US demands full restoration of democratically elected government in Myanmar

The United States has demanded the immediate and full restoration of the democratically elected government in Myanmar and said that America stands with the elected representatives of the Asian nation.

05 Feb 2021


Thousands of Americans participate in two-week-long Yogathon

Thousands of Americans participated in the annual Surya Namaskar Yogathon organized by a Hindu Sangha across the US to create awareness about yoga and its advantages in achieving a healthy body, mind, and spirit, according to a statement.

30 Jan 2021


Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalized in the United States

Unknown miscreants have vandalized, broken, and ripped from the base a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in a park in the US state of California, shocking and outraging Indian-Americans across the country, who have demanded that the officials investigate it as an incident of hate crime.

28 Jan 2021

Joe Biden

Joe Biden to focus on climate change threats

United States President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the climate change threat will be the center of his national security and foreign policy.

27 Jan 2021

Kamala Harris

My first job was cleaning laboratory glassware: Kamala Harris

United States Vice President Kamala Harris has said that her first job was to clean pipettes in her mother's laboratory, as she visited the National Health Institute headquarters for the second dose of her COVID-19 vaccine.

23 Jan 2021


US applauds India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine to several countries

Terming India a "true friend" which is using its pharmaceutical sector to help the global community, the United States has applauded New Delhi for gifting COVID-19 vaccines to several countries.

13 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

US House convenes to impeach President Trump for second time

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday opened debate on legislation to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the violence at the US Capitol by his supporters last week that left five dead.

Traveling to US? Be ready with COVID-19 negative report

Anyone flying to the United States will soon need to show proof of a negative test for COVID-19, health officials have announced.

08 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Capitol Hill violence result of Trump's 'contempt for democracy': Biden

Describing the attack on Capitol Hill by US President Donald Trump's supporters as one of the darkest days in US history, President-elect Joe Biden said the violence was the result of the President's "contempt for democracy."

06 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Trump orders ban on transactions with eight more Chinese apps

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring transactions with eight Chinese apps, including Alipay and WeChat Pay, to protect national security, citing India's step to ban more than 200 China-linked software applications.

14 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

US: Trump administration's TikTok sale deadline extended by 15 days

American authorities have given ByteDance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, additional time to divest the popular short-video platform's business to resolve national security concerns raised by the Trump administration.

16 Jul 2020


Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.

14 Jul 2020


#CareerBytes: How Indian students can become US CPAs

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professions. Though it is considered India's highest accounting degree, it is not recognized in all countries.

10 Dec 2019

Donald Trump

US: Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump, one for the abuse of power of his office and a second for the obstruction of Congress.

05 Dec 2019


#CareerBytes: How Indian students can become US CPAs

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professions. Though it is considered India's highest accounting degree, it is not recognized in all countries.

15 Aug 2016


Dipa misses bronze by whisker, wins hearts

Dipa Karmakar made India proud as she is the first Indian woman to reach finals of gymnastic event.