Articles about United Sates

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

22 Apr 2022

World
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.

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

03 Apr 2022

World
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.

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

01 Dec 2021

World
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.

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

06 Nov 2021

World
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.

Facebook whistleblower says company encouraged hate speech for profit

04 Oct 2021

Technology
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.

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

11 Jun 2021

World
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.

Train driver pulls timely brakes, saves man pushed onto tracks

26 May 2021

World
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.

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

10 May 2021

India
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.

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

08 May 2021

World
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.

US reissues advisory, tells citizens not to travel to India

06 May 2021

India
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.

Biden restricts travel from India to the US

01 May 2021

World
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.

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

24 Apr 2021

World
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.

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

17 Apr 2021

India
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.

Countries worldwide hit new records for coronavirus cases, deaths

09 Apr 2021

World
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.

Mukesh Ambani dethrones Jack Ma as Asia's richest person

07 Apr 2021

Business
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.

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

20 Mar 2021

World
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.

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

12 Feb 2021

World
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.

Indian drugmaker to pay $50 million fine for destroying records

10 Feb 2021

World
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.

US demands full restoration of democratically elected government in Myanmar

09 Feb 2021

World
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.

Thousands of Americans participate in two-week-long Yogathon

05 Feb 2021

World
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.

Mahatma Gandhi statue vandalized in the United States

30 Jan 2021

World
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.

Joe Biden to focus on climate change threats

28 Jan 2021

World
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.

My first job was cleaning laboratory glassware: Kamala Harris

27 Jan 2021

World
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.

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

23 Jan 2021

India
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.

US House convenes to impeach President Trump for second time

13 Jan 2021

World
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

13 Jan 2021

World
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.

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

08 Jan 2021

World
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."

Trump orders ban on transactions with eight more Chinese apps

06 Jan 2021

World
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.

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

14 Nov 2020

Business
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.

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

16 Jul 2020

World
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.

#CareerBytes: How Indian students can become US CPAs

14 Jul 2020

Career
#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.

US: Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump

10 Dec 2019

World
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.

#CareerBytes: How Indian students can become US CPAs

05 Dec 2019

Career
#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.

Dipa misses bronze by whisker, wins hearts

15 Aug 2016

Sports
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.