Friday, Jul 19, 2019 | Last Update : 03:37 PM IST

United States

China home to one of worst human rights crisis: Pompeo

'In China, the Chinese Communist Party demands control over the lives of the Chinese people and their souls.' says Pompeo.

19 Jul 2019 3:07 PM

Gulf tensions rise as US downs Iranian drone

It was the first US military engagement with Iran following a series of increasingly serious incidents.

19 Jul 2019 2:47 PM

Officials announce new identification of 9/11 victim remains

The victim's name, which is being withheld, was confirmed through DNA testing of remains recovered in 2002.

19 Jul 2019 2:40 PM

'The Dish' that covered Apollo 11 moonwalk, is still beaming 50 years later

'The Dish' is still used by astronomers around the world.

19 Jul 2019 1:42 PM

India-US relationship on very sound footing: Shringla

During his visit to New York, Shringla met Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, who was in the city at UN for High Level Political Forum.

19 Jul 2019 1:15 PM


Indian-origin woman sentenced for smuggling hundreds of aliens into US

Patel, a bail bondswoman, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for her role in smuggling hundreds of illegal aliens into US.

19 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

It's a 'maintenance hole', not manhole: This US city bans 40 gender-specific words

The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and 'first of' ordinances.

19 Jul 2019 12:46 PM

Trump says he wants Iran to agree not to produce nukes

He has imposed stringent sanctions against what he described as the 'authoritarian' Iranian regime.

19 Jul 2019 10:58 AM

Ilhan Omar, US congresswoman in eye of political storm

The Somali-born Muslim lawmaker came to the United States as a child and eventually won a seat in Congress.

19 Jul 2019 10:55 AM

US firm asked to pay UD 58,000 to 2 employees for H-1B violations

The company provides services to private corporations, technology firms, and state and local government agencies.

19 Jul 2019 10:22 AM


‘Aid to Pak will remain suspended,’ says US ahead of Imran Khan's visit

This is first high-level visit by a Pakistani Prime Minster to the White House during the Trump administration.

19 Jul 2019 10:01 AM

‘More for more,’ says Iran Foreign Minister; makes nuclear offer to US

The document, known as the Additional Protocol, gives UN inspectors from the IAEA more tools to verify that a nuclear programme is peaceful.

19 Jul 2019 9:44 AM

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison

The charges against Guzman, which include money laundering and weapons-related offenses, carried a mandatory life sentence.

18 Jul 2019 5:13 PM

US House blocks attempt to impeach Trump

The votes within the Democrats were split, with 95 Democrats voting to table the resolution while the rest voted against it.

18 Jul 2019 4:18 PM

US man charged with drowning autistic sons

Elmezayen, who was arrested in November, is being held without bail, and faces federal insurance fraud charges in connection with the crash.

18 Jul 2019 2:37 PM


Boeing to pay USD 50 million to 737 MAX crash victims' families

The 737 MAX, Boeing's best-selling jet, was grounded globally in March following the Ethiopian Airlines crash

18 Jul 2019 2:10 PM

Freed Ahmadi man apprise Trump about community's persecution in Pak

The man said that while he can call himself a Muslim in the US, he cannot do so in Pakistan for fear of punishment.

18 Jul 2019 1:53 PM

Watch: US woman hits accelerator instead of brakes, plunges into river

The City of Hackensack Fire Department released the footage and showed the moment the woman hit accelerator pedal at the Spotless car wash.

18 Jul 2019 1:15 PM

Bill Gates no longer world’s second richest person. Guess who is?

Arnault has added about USD 39 billion to his fortune in 2019 alone, biggest individual gain by far among 500 people in Bloomberg’s ranking.

18 Jul 2019 10:45 AM

Hafiz Saeed's arrest mere cosmetic, Pak's happy face for Trump-Khan meet: Experts

Contrary to Trump's characterisation of prolonged 'search', Pak authoritieswere aware of Saeed's whereabouts for years, critics argued.

18 Jul 2019 10:29 AM