Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 | Last Update : 10:59 PM IST


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

One of them Phanideep Karnati, 35, who is on a H-1B visa and lives in Louisville, Kentucky was released on a bond of USD 10,000 on Monday.

05 Feb 2019 9:31 AM

Detained 130 foreign students were aware of their crime: US State dept

The fake university was set up by the DHS's investigating unit in Greater Detroit area to bust the 'pay-and-stay' racket.

05 Feb 2019 8:16 AM

Indian national pleads guilty to role in dangerous human smuggling conspiracy

Yadvinder Singh Bhamba pleaded guilty last month to one count of conspiracy and 15 counts of smuggling aliens to the United States.

04 Feb 2019 2:45 PM

Good chance of deals with N Korea, China says Donald Trump

Donald Trump said the date and venue of his upcoming second summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un had been agreed.

04 Feb 2019 11:52 AM

Dropping weapons treaty would let US update its nuclear arsenal

President Donald Trump announced on Friday the US was suspending its obligations under the INF treaty.

03 Feb 2019 12:26 PM


Will have access to all students by Monday: Indian Ambassador to US

Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the 'weight of the government of India' is behind the detained students in the country.

03 Feb 2019 11:06 AM

Trump says trade deficit with China cannot be allowed

The US and China have been locked in an escalating trade spat since early 2018, raising import tariffs on each other's goods.

02 Feb 2019 11:23 AM

'Good chance' of declaring emergency to build proposed border wall: Trump

Donald Trump said there is a 'good chance' that he will declare a national emergency to build his proposed wall along the US Mexico border.

02 Feb 2019 10:57 AM

Indian embassy opens hotline for students detained by US authorities

As many as 129 Indians are among the 130 foreign students arrested for enroling at a fake university allegedly to remain in the US.

02 Feb 2019 10:27 AM

Second Trump-Kim summit planned for Vietnam

The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un over denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

01 Feb 2019 5:02 PM


India emerging new target for patent filing in AI: WIPO

India is emerging as a new target for patent filings in Artificial Intelligence and is among the top countries for publications.

01 Feb 2019 4:35 PM

Attorneys cry foul as 130 students arrested in US immigration fraud

The 130 foreign students arrested for enroling at a fake university allegedly to remain in the US are largely Indians.

01 Feb 2019 1:43 PM

Women to surround Donald Trump on his state of the union address

Seated in front of Trump will be a record number of women House members, most Democrats and some dressed in easy-to-spot white.

01 Feb 2019 1:15 PM

Detainees on hunger strike, including from India, being force-fed in US facilities

Immigrants, including those from India, have gone on hunger strikes over the past month to protest conditions inside detention facilities.

01 Feb 2019 12:53 PM

Indian-American Ami Bera to chair key Congress subcommittee on foreign affairs

Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera has been named the head of a key Congressional subcommittee.

01 Feb 2019 11:02 AM


Trump insists tremendous progress achieved in US-China trade talks

Responding to a question, Trump said the two countries have made

01 Feb 2019 10:28 AM

US Congress introduces resolution to grant asylum to Aasia Bibi

A US lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to grant asylum to Pakistani woman Aasia Bibi.

01 Feb 2019 10:17 AM

US unveils new, efficient H-1B visa rules to attract best talent

The final rule reverses the order by which USCIS selects H-1B petitions under the regular cap and the advanced degree exemption.

31 Jan 2019 11:04 AM

Pakistan supported militant groups will continue attacks in India: US spy

Militant groups supported by Pakistan will continue to conduct attacks in India and Afghanistan, according to America's top spymaster.

30 Jan 2019 2:06 PM

Indian origin Senator Kamala Harris' CNN town hall sets viewership record

Kamala Harris' town hall on CNN had an average of 1.957 million viewers which got the network its highest ratings ever.

30 Jan 2019 11:14 AM