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2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

29 Apr 2020

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an additional obstacle for guest workers in the United States.

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.

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

13 Apr 2020

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.

Singer-songwriter Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus

02 Apr 2020

Singer-songwriter Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus

In yet another grave loss to the entertainment world, acclaimed musician and songwriter Adam Schlesinger passed away on Wednesday in New York, after contracting the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

01 Apr 2020

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

In a span of 24 hours until Tuesday evening, the United States lost 865 lives to the deadly coronavirus, and the total tally crossed 4,000, John Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

08 Feb 2020

On India trip, Trump likely to visit Ahmedabad, Delhi, Agra

US President Donald Trump is taking a leaf from his 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's book.

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard votes 'Present' on Trump impeachment; viciously trolled

19 Dec 2019

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard votes 'Present' on Trump impeachment; viciously trolled

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard did not vote in favor of United States President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Now, buy cow dung cakes in New Jersey for $3

19 Nov 2019

Now, buy cow dung cakes in New Jersey for $3

After becoming a legit thing on popular e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart, desi cow dung cakes have now found a place on the shelves of a grocery store in New Jersey, US.

Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue

25 Oct 2019

Man attempts to rape woman; Apple Watch comes to rescue

As much as the Apple Watch may pass off as a swanky item, the smartwatch has proven time and again that it just might save your life.

Howdy Modi: Meet the 16-year-old rapper who sang National Anthem

24 Sep 2019

Howdy Modi: Meet the 16-year-old rapper who sang National Anthem

It was certainly a special Sunday for Indian-origin teenager Sparsh Shah, when he got his big chance to sing the Indian National Anthem at the 'Howdy Modi' event at NRG stadium, in the presence of PM Modi and US President Trump.

Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

06 Sep 2019

Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

Cognizant Technologies CEO Brian Humphries has disclosed that the US-based IT services firm would soon witness a slew of job cuts.

These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

31 Aug 2019

These 7 documentaries on YouTube are a must watch

Documentaries are not like films, as they are supposed to showcase reality.

Jeffrey Epstein, accused in sex-trafficking case, dead in apparent suicide

11 Aug 2019

Jeffrey Epstein, accused in sex-trafficking case, dead in apparent suicide

Disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his prison cell in an apparent suicide on Saturday.

'Racist' rag dolls, designed to be abused, removed from stores

31 Jul 2019

'Racist' rag dolls, designed to be abused, removed from stores

Imagine being so affectless to the prevailing racism in your country, that you design a rag doll, meant to be abused, and specifically make it the color black.

Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

21 Jun 2019

Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why

United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.

Happy Birthday Peter Hayden Dinklage! Here's to the brilliant actor

11 Jun 2019

Happy Birthday Peter Hayden Dinklage! Here's to the brilliant actor

"Never forget what you are, the rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor and it can never be used to hurt you," Tyrion Lannister was probably talking about Peter Dinklage.

Millionaire put plane on autopilot to have sex with 15-year-old

22 May 2019

Millionaire put plane on autopilot to have sex with 15-year-old

In the United States, a harrowing incident of sexual abuse has caught attention. A millionaire, identified as Stephen Bradley Mell, has been arrested for abusing a 15-year-old minor.

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

23 Apr 2019

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

An 18-year-old teenager from New York has sued Apple for a whopping $1 billion.

Preview and final predictions for WWE WrestleMania 35

07 Apr 2019

Preview and final predictions for WWE WrestleMania 35

The pro-wrestling world is all set for the grandest event of the year, as the 35th edition of WWE's WrestleMania will be held on Sunday.

US judge asked rape survivor if "she tried closing legs"

05 Apr 2019

US judge asked rape survivor if "she tried closing legs"

A New Jersey Superior Court judge who asked a rape survivor whether she tried "closing her legs" during the assault is facing three months of suspension without pay.

The five most important eras in the history of WWE

27 Mar 2019

The five most important eras in the history of WWE

WWE's history can be divided into different eras and the factor that separates one era from another is the approach to storylines which the company took.

Indian, arrested in December, admits to smuggling immigrants to US

16 Mar 2019

Indian, arrested in December, admits to smuggling immigrants to US

An Indian national arrested last December for conspiring and smuggling foreign nationals into the United States recently pleaded guilty.

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

05 Mar 2019

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

Ethan Lindenberger from the US turned a rebel when he questioned his parents' anti-vaccine acts, and then got himself vaccinated, grabbing eyeballs from the national media.

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

19 Feb 2019

16 US states sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration

Everyone had predicted that US President Donald Trump's move to declare a national emergency would not go unchallenged.

Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

18 Feb 2019

Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

Apple is facing a lawsuit from a US-based woman over a defective iPad.

Know all about Shloka Mehta, Mukesh Ambani's daughter-in-law

12 Feb 2019

Know all about Shloka Mehta, Mukesh Ambani's daughter-in-law

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are all set to get married on March 9 and it is going to be a glitzy affair.

Indians arrested in 'pay-and-stay' scheme plead not guilty in US-court

05 Feb 2019

Indians arrested in 'pay-and-stay' scheme plead not guilty in US-court

The eight Indians, who were recently arrested for recruiting several hundred students mostly from India to stay illegally in the US by enrolling in a fake university, have pleaded "not guilty" before a federal court in Michigan.

129 Indian 'students' arrested in US 'pay-to-stay' visa scam

02 Feb 2019

129 Indian 'students' arrested in US 'pay-to-stay' visa scam

The US authorities have arrested 129 Indian 'students' for enrolling themselves in a fake university to extend their stay in the country.

US college scam: Hundreds of Indian students face deportation, jail

31 Jan 2019

US college scam: Hundreds of Indian students face deportation, jail

Hundreds of Indian students studying in the US could face deportation or even jail, after the arrest of eight men - all Indian or of Indian-origin - who had enrolled them in a fake university run by US undercover agents.

'Kaabil' director Sanjay Gupta faces racism, shares incident on Twitter

27 Jan 2019

'Kaabil' director Sanjay Gupta faces racism, shares incident on Twitter

Kaabil director Sanjay Gupta recently took to Twitter to reveal a disturbing incident.

Amazon has built vests to protect workers from warehouse robots

19 Jan 2019

Amazon has built vests to protect workers from warehouse robots

With robots at Amazon's warehouses increasingly becoming a hazard for the company's warehouse workers, Amazon Robotics has come up with a new vest to protect its employees.

Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga join cast of 'The Sopranos' prequel

16 Jan 2019

Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga join cast of 'The Sopranos' prequel

The Sopranos is getting a prequel movie after the HBO show wowed audience with a humane portrayal of a New Jersey mobster who tried to live the American dream.

'The Sopranos' prequel movie will show Tony Soprano's youth

11 Jan 2019

'The Sopranos' prequel movie will show Tony Soprano's youth

The Sopranos remains one of HBO's best shows and overall one of the greatest shows ever made.

Five superstars who can return to WWE in 2019

29 Dec 2018

Five superstars who can return to WWE in 2019

With 2018 nearing its end and WrestleMania season slowly dawning upon us, it looks like the perfect time when WWE will want popular superstars to script a comeback.

It was literally raining cash on this US road

14 Dec 2018

It was literally raining cash on this US road

We all had that moment where we find a crisp note (of any denomination) lying on the road, and a greedy little smile appears on our faces.

US: 16-year-old teen shoots Telangana man, he dies on spot

18 Nov 2018

US: 16-year-old teen shoots Telangana man, he dies on spot

In yet another incident which raises concern about gun control in the United States, a 16-year-old boy shot a 61-year-old Telangana man.

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.

TCS among top 10 firms to get certifications for H-1B

23 Oct 2018

TCS among top 10 firms to get certifications for H-1B

According to data from the US Department of Labor, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the only Indian company among the top 10 companies to have been awarded foreign labor certifications for H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2018.

50,000 Indians took US-citizenship in 2017; 4,000 more than 2016

19 Oct 2018

50,000 Indians took US-citizenship in 2017; 4,000 more than 2016

Over 50,000 Indians were granted American citizenship in 2017, 4,000 more than 2016, according to the latest official report.

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

11 Oct 2018

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

The world's longest flight from Singapore to New York is all set to take off on Thursday, marking the re-launch of Singapore Airlines' marathon flight service five years after they discontinued it.