01 May 2020
What sexual-assault charges does White House hopeful Joe Biden face?
Joe Biden, the former Vice-President of the US and Democratic Presidential candidate, will for the first time address the sexual allegations leveled against him by Tara Reade, a woman staffer from the 90s.
14 Jan 2020
Donald Trump could visit India soon, dates are being finalized
A logistics and security team from Washington is expected to arrive in New Delhi this week to figure out modalities of US President Donald Trump's probable visit to India.
26 Aug 2019
Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade
US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
09 Jun 2019
Writer, who lost book deal over a tweet, sues publisher
About a month after her book deal was canceled as she shamed a Black Metro worker on Twitter, Jordanian-American journalist and writer Natasha Tynes is suing her publisher, Rare Bird Lit. Inc.
05 Jun 2019
This toilet paper for millennials can last 3 whole months
Procter & Gamble Co. has just created a new toilet paper roll for its brand Charmin in an attempt to attract millennial customers (as if they don't buy toilet paper already).
24 Apr 2019
Russia calls US tightening of Iran oil sanctions 'aggressive, reckless'
Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an "aggressive and reckless" policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian crude.
05 Apr 2019
US, China trade talks could wrap in four weeks: Trump
US President Donald Trump said yesterday that the United States and China could wrap up trade talks within four weeks after making quick progress on the potentially "epic" deal.
11 Mar 2019
Foreign Secretary Gokhale to discuss regional, global issues with Pompeo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today, during which the two officials are likely to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of common interest.
02 Feb 2019
US leaving missile-treaty to 'get out of its obligations': Russia
Moscow denounced Washington's decision to leave a landmark Cold War nuclear missile treaty yesterday, saying it was part of a plan to "get out of its international legal obligations".
01 Feb 2019
US court orders Syria to pay $302mn for journalist's murder
On Wednesday night, a court in Washington slapped the Syrian government with $302mn in damages for the death of journalist Marie Colvin.
27 Jan 2019
Raising 'Khalistan Zindabad' slogans, Sikh separatists hold protest in US
A small group of Sikh separatists held a protest in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington during which they tried to burn the tricolour on the Republic Day, a move slammed by local Sikh 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.
20 Dec 2018
Barack Obama turns Santa Claus for sick children, spreads joy
The world is no stranger to Barack Obama's love for children.
20 Dec 2018
Trump signs bill on Tibet into law despite China protest
US President Donald Trump has signed a bipartisan bill on Tibet into law that could enrage China, paving the way to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, government officials and journalists access to the sensitive Himalayan region, the homeland of the exiled Dalai Lama.
19 Dec 2018
Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US
Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.
17 Dec 2018
N Korea warns US sanctions may 'block path to denuclearization'
North Korea has condemned the US over its latest sanctions measures, warning the policy could "block the path to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula forever".
14 Dec 2018
White House trade advisor vows 'tough' talks with China
United States President Donald Trump's trade negotiators will hold "tough" talks with China, a senior White House advisor said yesterday while cautioning against watching day-to-day reports on the negotiations.
28 Nov 2018
Climate isn't weather: Trump gets science lessons from Assamese girl
On November 21, the temperature dropped to -2 degree Celsius in Washington, US.
10 Nov 2018
China announces it is ready for trade talks with US
A top Chinese diplomat yesterday, while addressing a press conference in Washington, said China has kept its door open for trade talks with the US, as the two top global economies are locked in a trade war.
09 Oct 2018
180 million jobs for women at high risk globally: IMF
As many as 180 million jobs for women are at high risk of being displaced globally due to new technologies like automation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned today.
06 Oct 2018
Tension over Project Maven pull-out draws Sundar Pichai to Pentagon
Last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai discreetly met with a group of civilian and military leaders in the Pentagon in a bid to ease tensions over Google's withdrawal from Project Maven.
07 Sep 2018
US urges new Pakistan govt to treat minorities with equality
Several US lawmakers have urged Pakistan's new government to treat its religious minorities with equality and dignity.
11 Aug 2018
Washington: 'Suicidal' airline employee steals plane, flies it, then crashes
In a rather unusual turn of events, an Alaska Airlines plane was stolen by a 29-year-old man from the Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington on Friday.
20 Jul 2018
Trump invites Putin to Washington. Next step of friendship?
US President Donald Trump has instructed his top national security aide to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington later this year and the "discussions are already underway", the White House has said.
17 Jul 2018
US: Afghan-Embassy holds memorial-service for Hindus, Sikhs killed in Afghanistan
The Afghan Embassy in Washington held a memorial service on Sunday for the members of the minority communities of Hindus and Sikhs killed recently in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan.
16 Jul 2018
China's economic growth down to 6.7% in second quarter
China's economic growth slowed slightly in the second-quarter as the world's number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the US.
25 Jun 2018
Aruna Miller, second Indian-American in line to become US Congresswoman
Indian-American Aruna Miller, seeking to enter the US House of Representatives from a Congressional seat in Maryland, has emerged as one of the top fundraisers, days ahead of the Democratic primary.
15 Jun 2018
Want to make Maharashtra trillion-dollar economy by 2025: Fadnavis
Maharashtra is aspiring to make the state the first trillion-dollar economy by 2025, CM Devendra Fadnavis said in Washington.
12 Jun 2018
Trump's top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers 'very-mild' heart attack
Larry Kudlow, top economic adviser to US President Donald Trump, today suffered a "very mild" heart attack and has been admitted to a military hospital in Washington, United States.
09 Jun 2018
Chinese hackers steal highly-sensitive 'undersea warfare' data from US Navy
Chinese government hackers have stolen a massive cache of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare from a US Navy contractor, including secret plans to develop a new submarine-launched anti-ship missile.
09 Jun 2018
Clandestine Facebook deals gave special firms access to user's data
Social media giant Facebook had customized data-sharing deal known internally as "whitelists" with certain companies giving them special access to user's records, a Wall Street Journal report said.
08 Jun 2018
22-year-old Assam lawyer chosen for prestigious peace-building program in US
Salma Hussain, a 22-year-old lawyer in Assam, will join a team of young women selected from across the world for a peace-building initiative by a Washington-based institute.
05 Jun 2018
US: Gauri Lankesh, Sudip Dutta Bhuamik added to Journalists Memorial
Two Indian journalists Gauri Lankesh and Sudip Dutta Bhaumik were among the 18 fallen members of the media added to the Journalists Memorial by Newseum at a ceremony in Washington.
06 Apr 2018
Doctor sued for secretly impregnating patient with his own sperm
In a bizarre incident, a 36-year-old American woman has sued the former fertility doctor of her parents for secretly using his own sperm to conceive her.
28 Mar 2018
US makes Pakistan PM Abbasi undergo routine security-check at airport
Pakistan is enraged over visuals of PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi leaving a security checkpoint at a US airport during a recent "private" visit.
21 Jan 2018
Thousands rally across the US on second Women's March
On Donald Trump's first anniversary, thousands of protesters rallied for a second Women's March against the US president.
12 Jan 2018
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.
08 Jan 2018
Baloch and Indian-American activists in Washington slam 'Chappal Chor Pakistan'
Balochistan activists and Indian-Americans protested against "Chappal Chor Pakistan" outside its embassy in Washington.
19 Dec 2017
Washington: 3 passengers killed, 100 injured in Amtrak train derailment
At least three people were killed and 100 injured when an Amtrak train crashed on to a highway after getting derailed and falling off a railway bridge.
18 Dec 2017
UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement
The UN Security Council is set to vote today on a draft resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.