Washington DC: News

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

Donald 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 2021

Narendra 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 2021

Donald 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 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

Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.

17 Apr 2020

Donald 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 2020

North 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.

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 2019

North 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 2019

Donald 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 2019

Sexual 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 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.

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.

08 Sep 2018

San 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 2018

White 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 2018

South 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 2018

Yogi 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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

World 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 2018


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 2018

Russia 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 2017

Donald 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 2017


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 2017

US 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 2017

Rahul 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 2017

Donald 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.

26 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

Modi's US visit: Praises for MEA, investment pitch for CEOs

Wrapping up Day 1 of his first US visit under Trump's Presidency, PM Modi interacted with top American CEOs and addressed the Indian community in Washington DC.

25 Jun 2017


PM Modi arrives in Washington DC, will meet Trump tomorrow

After stopping in Portugal, PM Modi has now arrived in Washington DC for a two-day visit, the first under Donald Trump's Presidency. The two leaders are expected to discuss strategically important issues.

US attorney general denies having secret meetings with Russian officials

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced suggestions that he colluded with the Russia as "an appalling and detestable lie."

16 May 2017

Trump Administration

White House to Congress: Powerful Indians in Washington DC

The Indian diaspora in the US really seems to be living the American dream. Having gathered numerical and economical clout over time, Indians have started to figure prominently in the power corridors in Washington DC.

08 Mar 2017

Donald Trump

Trump administration may target spouses of H-1B visa

Trump administration has ratcheted its attempts to cut down foreign immigrant workers in US.

03 Mar 2017

Bombay High Court

Mumbai: Driverless metros to run on Metro III

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will acquire driverless trains for the underground metro corridor on the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route, also known as Metro III.

30 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's decision to ban refugees and immigrants

On Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order which suspended the intake of refugees from Syria for 120 days, and blocked immigration from Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Sudan and Somalia for 90 days.

21 Jan 2017

San Francisco

Women to sport 'pussy hats' a day after Trump's inauguration

A day after US President Trump's inauguration, 200,000 people would march in Washington DC to advocate for gender equality.

20 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Trump to be sworn in as 45th US President

Donald Trump arrived in Washington amid heavy rain to take the oath as the 45th President of the US.

17 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Protests, celebrations to clash ahead of Trump's oath-taking

Protests and political boycotts will reportedly clash with celebrations and festive carousing in Washington DC as Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th US President on 20 January.

09 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Pot smokers to distribute joints at inauguration

Marijuana legalization advocates intend to distribute joints at Donald Trump's inauguration.

20 Dec 2016

Donald Trump

Donald Trump wins Electoral College

President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump on Tuesday got the 270 Electoral College votes that officially make him the president.