Articles about Washington DC
04 Aug 2021
US: Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon
An officer died after being stabbed on Tuesday morning during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, and a suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.
03 Apr 2021
US Capitol attack: Car rams security barricade; 1 officer killed
A US Capitol Police officer was killed and another was injured in an attack at the Capitol Hill complex in Washington DC on Friday when a man rammed his car into one of the security barricades surrounding the complex.
22 Jan 2021
Indian mathematician named joint-winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize
Nikhil Srivastava, a young Indian mathematician, has been named winner of the prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize along with two others for solving long-standing questions on the Kadison-Singer problem and Ramanujan graphs.
20 Jan 2021
Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President
More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.
13 Jan 2021
FBI opens 160+ investigation cases against Capitol Hill rioters
The FBI has opened more than 160 investigation cases against the January 6 Capitol Hill rioters, officials in Washington said.
12 Jan 2021
FBI warns of armed protests at state Capitols, Washington DC
The FBI has warned that it has received intelligence that "armed protests" are being planned at all 50 US state Capitols and in Washington DC in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.
08 Jan 2021
Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol
Wednesday's attack on the United States Capitol drew global attention, as thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the building, accusing the Democrats of stealing the election.
07 Jan 2021
Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem
Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.
07 Jan 2021
Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol
Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.
07 Jan 2021
US: Pro-Trump mob storms Capitol, four die in rampage
The United States Capitol, one of the most iconic structures of the oldest democracy in the world, slipped into chaos and mayhem on Wednesday after hundreds of Donald Trump supporters stormed the building to disrupt a ceremonial session of Congress that was convened to formally announce President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
21 Nov 2020
'Operation Christmas Drop': Graham, Ludwig stick to romance, hope, happiness
Operation Christmas Drop- The title says it.
15 Nov 2020
Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington
Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.
10 Sep 2020
US elections: Donald Trump's campaign has already spent $800 million
United States President Donald Trump, who is seeking re-election later this year, is facing a cash crunch with his campaign just 60 days ahead of the Presidential elections.
21 Aug 2020
Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."
27 Jul 2020
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trial stage
In a major development, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by biotech giant Moderna Therapeutics has gone into the third and final stage of clinical human trials.
04 Jun 2020
All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges
After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.
03 Jun 2020
Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked
The riots erupting in the wake of George Floyd's brutal killing has spelled trouble for not just peaceful civilians but also some of the biggest businesses in the US.
02 Jun 2020
US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op
United States President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would deploy the military if local police cannot stop the violence at protests against the death of George Floyd.
17 Apr 2020
Defying social distancing rules, Ivanka Trump travels for Jewish holiday
Ignoring social distancing guidelines laid down by her own father, the President of United States Donald Trump, to fight coronavirus, Ivanka Trump flew from Washington DC to New Jersey to celebrate Passover, a major Jewish holiday.
25 Jan 2020
Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US
A top United States diplomat on Friday asked the Indian government to release the political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir since August.
24 Jan 2020
Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away
The annual unveiling of the Doomsday Clock in Washington DC, United States, revealed that humanity is just 100 seconds to 'midnight' aka doomsday.
19 Nov 2019
Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why
World's richest man, Bill Gates said that he is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a day after meeting him in Patna.
25 Sep 2019
US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump
The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.
20 Sep 2019
Washington: One dead, five injured in shooting near White House
In a terrible incident, one person died and five others were injured in a shooting near White House in Washington DC, United States, on Thursday night. The gunfire was reported around 10 pm.
15 Sep 2019
President Trump may join PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' event
US President Donald Trump is likely to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, Texas during his mega rally, ahead of the UNGA meet, on September 22. However, a final confirmation is still pending.
12 Sep 2019
8 best shows you can stream on web
With the boom of streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, and others, the language of entertainment has changed.
29 Aug 2019
Wayne Rooney labels newspaper article 'a smear': Details here
Former English footballer Wayne Rooney has issued a statement regarding a newspaper article, which had photographed him alongside a woman and claimed that he was cheating on his wife.
22 Jul 2019
Imran Khan vows to make Pakistan the best cricket team
Pakistan cricket team bowed out of the league stage in the recently concluded ICC World Cup 2019.
03 Mar 2019
India 'very high-tariff nation'; they charge us a lot: Trump
India is a very high-tariff nation, US President Donald Trump alleged yesterday, stating that he wants a reciprocal tax or at least some kind of tax.
25 Feb 2019
March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump
US President Donald Trump yesterday announced the extension of the March 1 deadline for increasing tariff on import of Chinese products, saying there had been "significant progress" made in negotiations with a visiting trade delegation from the far-east nation.
22 Feb 2019
US: Teen sues Washington Post for Rs. 1,800cr
In January, US-based The Washington Post reported about a teenager harassing an elderly at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.
12 Feb 2019
Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy
Hard work and determination never ditch you, and stories on a similar theme rarely fail to inspire us.
14 Jan 2019
New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?
Many subway commuters in New York saw a lot more than they imagined of fellow passengers on Sunday.
09 Jan 2019
Study: Hindus in US are the most educated religious community
In an encouraging news, the Hindu community has turned out to be the most educated among 30 religious groups in the United States, according to 2014 Religious Landscape Study by Pew Research Center.
08 Jan 2019
Kevin Spacey returning from sexual-assault hearing, gets caught for speeding
Kevin Spacey cannot stop having run-ins with the law, apparently.
03 Jan 2019
#GamingBytes: Five most anticipated games of 2019
We are at the start of a new year, and 2019 holds unlimited promises in store.
21 Dec 2018
Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018
Three Indian-origin students - Kavya Kopparapu, Rishab Jain, and Amika George - have been named among TIME magazine's list of 25 most influential teens of 2018.
25 Nov 2018
Sikhs in America hail India's decision to build Kartarpur corridor
The Sikhs in America have hailed the Indian Government's decision to build a religious corridor linking border district of Gurdaspur with historic Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan, thus, fulfilling a long pending demand of the community.
17 Nov 2018
After Acosta's press-credentials restored, Trump vows he'll act against misbehavior
US President Donald Trump has vowed to throw CNN journalist Jim Acosta out of the White House again if he 'misbehaves'.
15 Nov 2018
Braving sub-zero temperature, Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US
Hundreds of Indian-Americans, mainly those tracing their roots from Bihar, Jharkhand and eastern UP celebrated Chhath Puja in the US yesterday.