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

12 Feb 2021

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

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 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

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

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.

13 Jan 2021

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

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

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

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

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.


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