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19 Apr 2023S Jaishankar
Saudi, UAE assure support for Indian citizens' safety in Sudan
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have assured their support for the safety and security of Indians in violence-torn Sudan following discussions between External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar and his counterparts, India Today reported.
08 Apr 2023United States of America
Mifepristone: What's next for Americans after conflicting abortion drug rulings
Federal judges in Washington and Texas on Friday delivered conflicting rulings regarding the legality of the abortion drug mifepristone, a medication widely available for over two decades in the United States (US).
27 Mar 2023Khalistani
Complaint filed seeking revocation of Washington pro-Khalistani protesters' passports
Supreme Court (SC) lawyer Vineet Jindal filed an official complaint with the Delhi Police on Monday against pro-Khalistani supporters protesting at the Indian Embassy in Washington, United States (US).
19 Feb 2023United States of America
US warns China against 'spy' balloons, China calls reaction hysterical
United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Beijing's top diplomat Wang Yi on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.
08 Feb 2023China
Chinese 'spy' balloons targeted numerous countries, including India: Report
China operated a fleet of spy balloons to target numerous nations like Japan and India, according to media reports. The reports come just days after the United States (US) military shot down a Chinese surveillance craft hovering over the country's sensitive installations.
25 Jan 2023Mass Shooting
US: 3 people die in shooting at Washington convenience store
In yet another mass shooting incident in the United States (US), three individuals lost their lives during a convenience store shooting in Washington on Tuesday.
20 Jun 2022Texas
Another US shooting; 1 dead, several injured in Washington DC
One teenager is feared dead and several others were injured in a shooting in Washington DC in the United States.
05 Aug 2021Government of India
Indian woman seeks justice in US; alleges dowry-related torture
A newly married Indian woman has sent a distress call to the Indian Embassy in the United States seeking justice after her husband allegedly abandoned her without financial support.
04 Aug 2021United States of America
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 2021World
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 2021University Of California
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 2021Donald Trump
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 2021United States of America
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 2021Donald Trump
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.
07 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021Donald Trump
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 2020Netflix
'Operation Christmas Drop': Graham, Ludwig stick to romance, hope, happiness
Operation Christmas Drop- The title says it.
15 Nov 2020Supreme Court Of India
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.
17 Apr 2020Donald Trump
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.
24 Jan 2020North Korea
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.
20 Sep 2019United States of America
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.
25 Feb 2019North Korea
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 2019Donald Trump
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.
08 Jan 2019Sexual Harassment
Kevin Spacey returning from sexual-assault hearing, gets caught for speeding
Kevin Spacey cannot stop having run-ins with the law, apparently.
25 Nov 2018India
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.
15 Nov 2018Bihar
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.
08 Sep 2018San Francisco
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.
02 Sep 2018White House
#GamingBytes: Tom Clancy's Division 2 gets new map and gameplay
Ubisoft presented Tom Clancy's Division 2 at the PAX West.
02 Jun 2018South Korea
Summit with Kim back on, says Trump after meeting North-Korean-official
US President Donald Trump confirmed his Singapore Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would take place on June 12, adding it would begin the process of Korean Peninsula's denuclearization.
24 Apr 2018Yogi Adityanath
American firms see an opportunity to invest in UP
American firms are seeing a window of opportunity to invest in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a US business advocacy group said today, underlining that a change in India's most populous state would mean a change in the entire country.
23 Mar 2018World
Two Indian-origin brothers indicted for money laundering by US court
Two Indo-Canadian brothers have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Washington DC for allegedly operating an Internet-based unlicensed money service business "Pyaza.com" that processed more than $250 million in transactions from Ponzi schemes, child pornography rings and more, according to US Attorney Jessie Liu.
18 Mar 2018India
First India-US two-plus-two meeting postponed
The first India-US two-plus-two meeting that was tentatively scheduled for April 18-19 has been postponed as of now.
11 Mar 2018World Bank
India on way to becoming major global power: David Mulford
Former US Ambassador to India David Mulford recently said that as India moves towards becoming a major global power, New Delhi and the US must focus on trade and investment by negotiating agreements that will create jobs in the two countries.
23 Feb 2018Uber
Flying cars isn't the solution to traffic congestion: Elon Musk
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said flying cars is not a good solution to the problem of traffic congestion.
12 Jan 2018Russia News
Washington renames Russian embassy street after murdered Russian politician
In a new development, the Washington DC City Council has unanimously voted to rename the street which houses the Russian embassy after slain Russian politician Boris Nemtsov.
27 Oct 2017Donald Trump
UK considered setting up warning system over Trump's unexpected announcements
It appears the UK government is just as alarmed by its ally US President Donald Trump's unpredictable announcements as everyone else.
15 Oct 2017Florida
Kiran Patel: The Indian-American who donated $200 million to Florida
Dr. Kiran Patel, the person who donated $200 million to a Florida university has set a new high-water mark for philanthropists among the Indian-American community in the US.
05 Oct 2017US State Department
Suspected 'acoustic attack:' US expels Cuban diplomats from Washington
In a new development, the US state department has moved to expel 15 Cuban diplomats from Washington.
19 Sep 2017Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi leaves experts impressed with "substantive" talk on policy
Thanks to media, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is more or less viewed as a 'pappu' by the public- someone who doesn't know what he's talking about.
29 Jun 2017Donald Trump
Warren Buffett started paying taxes when he was just 14!
Reports showed that billionaire Warren Buffett's tax records as a young 14-year old teenager reflect astute investing and finance skills.