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#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

24 Feb 2020

#NamasteTrump: Manish Sisodia reacts to being snubbed from Delhi event

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday reacted to being disinvited from an event at a Delhi government school to be attended by United States First Lady Melania Trump.

Day after US-forces targeted, two rockets hit Iraq's Green Zone

09 Jan 2020

Day after US-forces targeted, two rockets hit Iraq's Green Zone

Merely a day after Iraqi bases housing forces from the United States were targeted by Iran, two rockets landed at the Green Zone in Baghdad.

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

08 Jan 2020

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.

Three rockets fall in Baghdad, two hit near US Embassy

06 Jan 2020

Three rockets fall in Baghdad, two hit near US Embassy

On Sunday, three rockets fell in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, injuring six people, multiple reports said. Of them, two hit near the heavily fortified US Embassy, while one landed in the nearby Jadriya area.

Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

04 Jan 2020

Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

India is caught in a crossfire after the United States killed one of Iran's topmost commanders, Qasem Soleimani yesterday.

Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

03 Jan 2020

Top commander killed by US, Iran's leader vows revenge

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is angry and has vowed to take revenge from criminals (read the United States) who killed the country's top commander Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad Airport on Friday.

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

03 Jan 2020

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.

On 9/11 anniversary, rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan

11 Sep 2019

On 9/11 anniversary, rocket explodes at US Embassy in Afghanistan

A rocket exploded at the United States Embassy in Afghanistan's Kabul on Wednesday, the anniversary of 9/11 attack.

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

09 Jun 2019

US embassies in India hoist Pride flag, defying Trump administration

Despite the United States Department of State's rejection of all embassy requests to hoist LGBTQ+ rainbow flags to mark Pride month, several US diplomats around the world, are doing it anyway.

US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated

04 Mar 2019

US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated

The United States has officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the US Embassy to Israel.

Taliban threatens to end talks with US: Here's why

16 Jan 2019

Taliban threatens to end talks with US: Here's why

The Taliban yesterday threatened to end contact with the US if they deflect from the issue of foreign force withdrawal from Afghanistan.

US urges citizens to exercise 'increased caution' on China travel

04 Jan 2019

US urges citizens to exercise 'increased caution' on China travel

The US State Department has urged its citizens traveling to China to exercise "increased caution" due to "arbitrary enforcement of local laws" and special restrictions on dual US-Chinese nationals.

Andaman: Tribals allegedly kill American-tourist, hit him with arrows

21 Nov 2018

Andaman: Tribals allegedly kill American-tourist, hit him with arrows

A 27-year-old American tourist, identified as John Allen Chau, was murdered in Andaman and Nicobar's North Sentinel Island.

Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties

26 Jul 2018

Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties

A blast ripped through the area outside the US embassy in Beijing this morning. The Indian embassy is located nearby.

No big-changes in H-1B, nothing new in H-4 visas: US

06 Jun 2018

No big-changes in H-1B, nothing new in H-4 visas: US

There have been "no big changes" in the H-1B program and "nothing new" on the H-4 visa policy, said the US Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) MaryKay L Carlson, amid the Trump administration's plan to overhaul the immigration system.

6 times Mayawati acted like a Princess

05 Jun 2018

6 times Mayawati acted like a Princess

Mayawati's way of life has forever been a subject of controversy in Indian politics. Its reasons and her insecurities can be debated, but in a country where every third person is poor, her flaunting of riches demand outright condemnation.

Palestine FA: Burn Messi's shirts if he plays in Israel

04 Jun 2018

Palestine FA: Burn Messi's shirts if he plays in Israel

The Palestine Football Association chief, on Sunday, urged fans to burn pictures and replica t-shirts of Argentine ace Lionel Messi if he plays against Israel next weekend.

American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert

24 May 2018

American official in China suffers sonic attack; US issues health-alert

The US has issued a health alert to its employees in China after an official experienced a possible sonic attack and was later diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

15 May 2018

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

Following the death of 55 Palestinians at the hands of Israeli forces on Monday, tensions remain high in Gaza as Palestinians get ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of 'Nakba,' or Catastrophe, that saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced when Israel was created in 1948.

Palestinian baby dies inhaling tear gas at Gaza protest

15 May 2018

Palestinian baby dies inhaling tear gas at Gaza protest

An 8-month-old baby died from tear gas inhalation during clashes along the Israel-Gaza border, the Health Ministry announced today.

55 killed in Gaza, ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

14 May 2018

55 killed in Gaza, ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

Ahead of the controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, at least 55 Palestinians have been shot in Gaza by Israeli forces amid fast rising tensions.

Pakistan summons US envoy over biker's death involving American diplomat

08 Apr 2018

Pakistan summons US envoy over biker's death involving American diplomat

Pakistan on Sunday summoned US Ambassador David Hale to register "a strong protest" against the killing of a Pakistani citizen by a US official in a road accident in Islamabad.

Reports: Saudi police foil attack near king's palace in Jeddah

07 Oct 2017

Reports: Saudi police foil attack near king's palace in Jeddah

American citizens have been warned by the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia to exercise caution in the area surrounding the king's place in Jeddah, following reports of an attack there.

Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

05 Aug 2017

Trump administration appoints 3 Indian-Americans to top govt. roles

The US Senate has confirmed three-Indian Americans for key posts in the government after they were nominated by President Donald Trump.

Blast outside US embassy in Kabul

03 May 2017

Blast outside US embassy in Kabul

Reports indicate that a large explosion went off in Kabul near the US Embassy.

Donald Trump's policies reverse Indian preference for US-based grooms

21 Apr 2017

Donald Trump's policies reverse Indian preference for US-based grooms

US' tightening of norms on H-1B visas have had surprising effects all over, including on the bustling marriage market in India.

India, US reaffirm close ties

19 Apr 2017

India, US reaffirm close ties

At the conclusion of US National Security Adviser HR McMaster's meeting with Indian officials, the US issued a statement, reaffirming the close ties it shares with India.

US NSA McMaster: Could take a tougher stance on Pakistan

18 Apr 2017

US NSA McMaster: Could take a tougher stance on Pakistan

The US National Security Adviser Lieutenant General HR McMaster reached Islamabad on an unannounced visit.

No involvement of ISIS in Agra blasts, Rajya Sabha told

12 Apr 2017

No involvement of ISIS in Agra blasts, Rajya Sabha told

Police have found no evidence of involvement of ISIS in the recent explosions in Agra, or of the Taj Mahal being a target, Rajya Sabha was told.

2 blasts outside Agra's Cantonment railway station

18 Mar 2017

2 blasts outside Agra's Cantonment railway station

Authorities said two explosions went off outside the cantonment railway station, Agra. There have been no reports of injuries/casualties.

Pro-ISIS groups vows attacks on Taj Mahal

17 Mar 2017

Pro-ISIS groups vows attacks on Taj Mahal

A pro-ISIS group warned of conducting attacks in India, and published a picture of the Taj Mahal as a possible target.

Trump remains dodgy on Israel-Palestine peace

16 Feb 2017

Trump remains dodgy on Israel-Palestine peace

Donald Trump signalled that the creation of a Palestinian state was not essential for constructive peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, backing away from decades of US foreign policy.

Trump hosts Netanyahu at White House

15 Feb 2017

Trump hosts Netanyahu at White House

US President Donald Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, this is the first interaction between the two leaders.

Denied visas under standard adjudication: US

03 Feb 2017

Denied visas under standard adjudication: US

The US clarified that the visas it denied to the two Kashmiri athletes was under standard adjudication and had no connection with Trump's executive order.

Two Indian athletes denied US visa due to "current policy"

01 Feb 2017

Two Indian athletes denied US visa due to "current policy"

In yet another development around President Trump's immigration policy, two Indian athletes from Kashmir, Tanveer Hussain and Khan Abid Hussain, were denied visas to participate in the 2017 World Snowshoe Championship in New York.

US Consular official attacked in Mexico by an American

09 Jan 2017

US Consular official attacked in Mexico by an American

A US Consular official was attacked in Mexico's second biggest city Guadalajara by a man wearing blue nurse uniform near a shopping center.

Delhi, braving the chill and making news!

29 Dec 2016

Delhi, braving the chill and making news!

Delhi's popular shopping destination, Khan market's authorities have refused any addition to the security, fearing that increased security will drive away the customers.

US Embassy warns Americans of possible IS attacks

02 Nov 2016

US Embassy warns Americans of possible IS attacks

Embassy of the United States in New Delhi has reportedly warned US citizens in India to maintain high-level of vigilance in areas frequented by Westerners amid reports of possible Islamic State attacks.

Diwali 2016 pushes Delhi's air pollution limits

01 Nov 2016

Diwali 2016 pushes Delhi's air pollution limits

According to experts, the level of pollution created by this year's Diwali caused several poisonous gases to cross the danger mark.