Articles about United States of America

IIT Bombay records highest job offers, packages this academic year

10 Aug 2022

Career
IIT Bombay records highest job offers, packages this academic year

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) has received a record number of job offers during the campus placements this academic year.

Taiwan accuses China of using drills to 'prepare for invasion'

09 Aug 2022

World
Taiwan accuses China of using drills to 'prepare for invasion'

Following days of massive Chinese war games, Taiwan's military held an artillery drill on Tuesday simulating defense against an attack, as Taipei alleged Beijing was preparing to invade the island.

US: Explosion at Google's data center critically injures 3 people

09 Aug 2022

World
US: Explosion at Google's data center critically injures 3 people

An "electrical incident" occurred at a Google data center on Monday in Council Bluffs, Iowa, critically injuring three electricians, said the tech giant and the Council Bluffs Police Department.

Trump claims FBI 'raided' his Florida home, broke into safe

09 Aug 2022

World
Trump claims FBI 'raided' his Florida home, broke into safe

Former US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his Florida home was "raided" by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

07 Aug 2022

World
New York: Tortured for having daughters, UP woman kills herself

A woman from Uttar Pradesh residing in Queens, New York, allegedly died by suicide last week after bearing years of domestic violence for giving birth to two daughters.

Cuba: One killed, 121 injured after lightning triggers massive fire

07 Aug 2022

World
Cuba: One killed, 121 injured after lightning triggers massive fire

A major fire broke out in the Cuban city of Matanzas after lightning struck an oil storage facility.

4 dead in US multiple shootings, suspect on the run

07 Aug 2022

World
4 dead in US multiple shootings, suspect on the run

At least four persons were killed in multiple shooting incidents in Ohio, United States (US), ANI reported on Sunday.

Will sanction Pelosi over Taiwan visit: China's warning to US

05 Aug 2022

World
Will sanction Pelosi over Taiwan visit: China's warning to US

China will be sanctioning United States (US) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her visit to Taiwan this week, the Foreign Ministry announced on Friday.

Florida-based employee fired for being late; colleagues protest

05 Aug 2022

World
Florida-based employee fired for being late; colleagues protest

Punctuality is definitely something employers expect from their employees. However, being late once in a while shouldn't lead to a mercurial situation.

Florida couple arrested for having sex with dog, filming it

05 Aug 2022

World
Florida couple arrested for having sex with dog, filming it

Police officials in Florida arrested a couple this week for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with their dog and recording it on video.

Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

05 Aug 2022

World
Monkeypox outbreak: US declares public health emergency amid rising cases

The United States (US) authorities announced on Thursday that monkeypox has been designated a public health emergency in the country.

China using my Taiwan visit as excuse for drills: Pelosi

05 Aug 2022

World
China using my Taiwan visit as excuse for drills: Pelosi

Speaking in Japan during the last leg of her Asia tour, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that China is using her visit to Taiwan as an "excuse" to conduct military drills near the island.

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses Taiwan Parliament; China enraged

03 Aug 2022

World
US Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses Taiwan Parliament; China enraged

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed Taiwan's parliament on Wednesday, and met with its President Tsai Ing-wen and human rights activists.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reaches Taiwan amid China's warnings

02 Aug 2022

World
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reaches Taiwan amid China's warnings

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly landed in Taiwan late on Tuesday evening as part of her Asia tour, amid repeated "warnings" against her visit from China.

Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

02 Aug 2022

World
Who was al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda chief killed in US drone strike?

The United States has killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in a drone strike—carried out by the Central Intelligence Agency—in Kabul on Sunday.

US kills al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike

02 Aug 2022

World
US kills al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in drone strike

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri—one of the most wanted terrorists in the world and the architect of the US September 11, 2001, terror attacks—has been killed in an American drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Biden tests positive for COVID-19; rare case of 'rebound positivity'

31 Jul 2022

World
Biden tests positive for COVID-19; rare case of 'rebound positivity'

US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Saturday morning after a series of negative test results throughout the week.

US: 16 killed as torrential rains flood eastern Kentucky

30 Jul 2022

World
US: 16 killed as torrential rains flood eastern Kentucky

The number of deaths in the United States' (US) eastern Kentucky state increased to at least 16 as "epic" torrential rains ripped down homes, wiped out highways, and drove rivers over their banks, state officials said, warning that more deaths were likely.

National Cheesecake Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

29 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
National Cheesecake Day 2022: History, celebrations and more

Observed on July 30 annually, National Cheesecake Day celebrates one of America's favorite desserts.

National Lipstick Day 2022: History, significance and celebration

29 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
National Lipstick Day 2022: History, significance and celebration

Observed on July 29 every year in the United States, National Lipstick Day celebrates the colored cosmetic that defines beauty and femininity in the world of makeup.

CEO buys 50,000 lottery tickets to share jackpot with employees

27 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
CEO buys 50,000 lottery tickets to share jackpot with employees

Recently, the CEO of Raising Canes a fast food company in the US purchased 50,000 Mega Million lottery tickets and has promised to share the win with his employees.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

23 Jul 2022

India
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

Over six lakh Indians have renounced their citizenship in the last five years, according to data from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

5 scholarships for Indians to study in the US

20 Jul 2022

Career
5 scholarships for Indians to study in the US

Many Indian students dream of studying in prestigious institutes in the United States. However, financial constraints can often be a problem for well-deserving candidates.

US woman fakes abduction after running out of money: Police

18 Jul 2022

India
US woman fakes abduction after running out of money: Police

According to Delhi police, a 27-year-old United States citizen living in Delhi-NCR staged her own abduction after she ran out of funds in an attempt to extort money from her parents.

China: Flash floods leave 12 dead, thousands evacuated

18 Jul 2022

World
China: Flash floods leave 12 dead, thousands evacuated

At least 12 people were killed while thousands have been evacuated to safe places after flash floods hit southwest and northwest China, as per state media.

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

18 Jul 2022

World
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.

National Ice Cream Day: Try 5 unique ice cream recipes

17 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
National Ice Cream Day: Try 5 unique ice cream recipes

Observed annually on the third Sunday of July in the United States, National Ice Cream Day will be celebrated on July 17 this year.

You're to blame for Khashoggi's murder: Biden tells Saudi prince

16 Jul 2022

World
You're to blame for Khashoggi's murder: Biden tells Saudi prince

US President Joe Biden stated on Friday that he informed Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) that he held him accountable for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, briefly after sharing greetings with the kingdom's de-facto ruler.

Ivana Trump died of torso injury, death accidental: Medical examiner

16 Jul 2022

World
Ivana Trump died of torso injury, death accidental: Medical examiner

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former US President Donald Trump, died due to blunt impact injuries to the torso, officials said on Friday.

Gandhi statue vandalized in Canada; India seeks investigation

14 Jul 2022

World
Gandhi statue vandalized in Canada; India seeks investigation

The Indian High Commission in Canada has expressed "distress and deep anguish" over a statue of Mahatma Gandhi being defaced in Canada's Ontario.

This Indian entrepreneur got world's first patent for 'digital vaccine'

11 Jul 2022

Business
This Indian entrepreneur got world's first patent for 'digital vaccine'

Bhargav Sri Prakash, an Indian biomedical tech entrepreneur, was recently awarded the world's first patent for a "digital vaccine"—a platform that addresses real-world health issues via the metaverse—by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Chicago shooting suspect charged with murder, faces life imprisonment

06 Jul 2022

World
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.

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

05 Jul 2022

World
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.

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

05 Jul 2022

World
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.

US: 10-year-old rape victim forced to cross state for abortion

04 Jul 2022

World
US: 10-year-old rape victim forced to cross state for abortion

The effects of the US Supreme Court's abortion decision have come to light recently in a 10-year-old Ohio rape victim's case, who was six weeks pregnant.

US: Truck driver wins $1 million jackpot in lottery

01 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
US: Truck driver wins $1 million jackpot in lottery

Winning a lottery is a complete chance event and your luck has definitely a lot to do with the success.

R Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex trafficking charges

30 Jun 2022

Entertainment
R Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex trafficking charges

R&B singer turned convicted sex trafficker, R Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison after he was found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering on Wednesday.

US: 8-year-old boy shoots 1-year-old baby dead using father's gun

29 Jun 2022

World
US: 8-year-old boy shoots 1-year-old baby dead using father's gun

According to Florida police, an eight-year-old boy fatally shot a baby while injuring her toddler sister.

After quake-proof buildings, Japanese firm now develops 'flood-resistant' floating houses

29 Jun 2022

Technology
After quake-proof buildings, Japanese firm now develops 'flood-resistant' floating houses

A Japanese house development company 'Ichijo Komuten,' has found a way for people to stay safe amid the terrible floods.

'ER' star Mary Mara dies at 61 due to drowning

28 Jun 2022

Entertainment
'ER' star Mary Mara dies at 61 due to drowning

American film and television actor Mary Mara—best known for her recurring roles in ER and Law & Order—died due to an apparent drowning at 61.

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