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Indian mathematician named joint-winner of Michael and Sheila Held Prize

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.

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

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.

FBI opens 160+ investigation cases against Capitol Hill rioters

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.

FBI warns of armed protests at state Capitols, Washington DC

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.

Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol

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.

Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem

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.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

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.

US: Pro-Trump mob storms Capitol, four die in rampage

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.

'Operation Christmas Drop': Graham, Ludwig stick to romance, hope, happiness

21 Nov 2020

'Operation Christmas Drop': Graham, Ludwig stick to romance, hope, happiness

Operation Christmas Drop- The title says it.

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

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.

US elections: Donald Trump's campaign has already spent $800 million

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.

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

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."

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine goes into final human trial stage

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.

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

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.

Apple to iPhone looters: You are being tracked

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.

US: Teargas fired at peaceful protest for Trump's photo-op

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.

Defying social distancing rules, Ivanka Trump travels for Jewish holiday

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.

Release detained J&K leaders, offer equal protection under CAA: US

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.

Doomsday Clock: Humanity's doom is just '100 seconds' away

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.

Bill Gates says he's impressed with Nitish Kumar. Here's why

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.

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

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.

Washington: One dead, five injured in shooting near White House

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.

President Trump may join PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' event

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.

8 best shows you can stream on web

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.

Wayne Rooney labels newspaper article 'a smear': Details here

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.

Imran Khan vows to make Pakistan the best cricket team

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.

India 'very high-tariff nation'; they charge us a lot: Trump

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.

March 1 deadline extended, US to delay China tariff-increase: Trump

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.

US: Teen sues Washington Post for Rs. 1,800cr

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.

Laborer's son to NASA scientist: Incredible story of Odisha boy

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.

New Yorkers didn't wear pants for subway ride. But why?

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.

Study: Hindus in US are the most educated religious community

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.

Kevin Spacey returning from sexual-assault hearing, gets caught for speeding

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.

#GamingBytes: Five most anticipated games of 2019

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.

Three Indian-origin students among TIME's most influential teens of 2018

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.

Sikhs in America hail India's decision to build Kartarpur corridor

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.

After Acosta's press-credentials restored, Trump vows he'll act against misbehavior

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'.

Braving sub-zero temperature, Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in US

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.

IIT Kharagpur delegation visiting US to hire researchers

08 Sep 2018

IIT Kharagpur delegation visiting US to hire researchers

As part of the international outreach program, an IIT Kharagpur delegation is visiting the US to meet researchers looking for a career in the best higher education and R&D institution in India.

#GamingBytes: Tom Clancy's Division 2 gets new map and gameplay

02 Sep 2018

#GamingBytes: Tom Clancy's Division 2 gets new map and gameplay

Ubisoft presented Tom Clancy's Division 2 at the PAX West.