Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | Last Update : 08:13 PM IST

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Indian-American judge orders Trump accounting firm to hand over records to Congress

This is a victory for the Democrats as they wanted the constitutionaly mandated oversight into the matter.

22 May 2019 1:37 PM

Life after death? Washington becomes first US state to legalize human composting

People who die will have the option to have their bodies 'recomposed' into soil suitable for use in gardening.

22 May 2019 1:25 PM

'US changed mind overnight': Chinese Ambassador blames Trump for sinking trade deal

Ambassador Cui Tiankai slammed White House's move to ban transfer or sale of US technology to Huawei as 'politically motivated'.

22 May 2019 1:01 PM

She will be an outstanding secretary!: Trump appoints head of US Air Force

Barbara Barrett, served as US ambassador to Finland from 2008 to 2009 under the George W. Bush administration.

22 May 2019 11:13 AM

US military intercepts 6 Russian bombers, fighters off Alaska coast

The Russian aircraft included two Tu-95 strategic bombers, which were intercepted by two F-22 fighters.

22 May 2019 9:27 AM

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Panagariya recommends aggressive privatisation of public sector undertakings in India

Among the longer-term reforms, Panagariya recommended reform of labour laws.

21 May 2019 11:50 AM

Trump, Kushner transactions were flagged for watchdog by Bank: Report

Compliance staff reviewed the transactions prepared so-called suspicious activity reports that should be sent to Treasury Department.

20 May 2019 4:24 PM

Justin Amash becomes first Republican lawmaker to call for Trump impeachment

Fellow Michigan lawmaker Rashida Tlaib, a Democrat, urged Mr. Amash to co-sponsor her impeachment resolution.

20 May 2019 3:57 PM

Indian green card aspirants may benefit as Trump has a new immigration plan

The new policy calls for issuing more than half of the green cards to those based on employment or skills.

16 May 2019 10:53 AM

US man convicted to provide support to LeT

He faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to USD 250,000 and the sentencing is scheduled for August 12.

09 May 2019 4:10 PM

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Hate crime against teen Indo-American girl; people raise USD 600,000 for treatment

The family was targeted apparently in hate crime because the motorist thought they were Muslims, police said.

07 May 2019 8:46 PM

President Trump awards highest US civilian honour to Tiger Woods

The 43-year-old, who won the Masters at Augusta in April, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House Rose Garden ceremony.

07 May 2019 4:20 PM

Pak obsessed with India, sees as ‘existential threat’: Ex-US spy chief

Pakistan has 'created terrorist groups to be a tool' against India, former CIA director said.

03 May 2019 3:30 PM

Defying Congress, US Attorney General To Skip Robert Mueller Hearing

Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report.

02 May 2019 6:55 PM

US to give Migrants 'Rapid DNA' tests to prove family ties

Officials say some involve adults using unrelated children to enter and remain in the US, and the new tests aim at preventing this.

02 May 2019 5:58 PM

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India not to sit back and watch subversion of int'l order, says envoy Shringla

Shringla also said that it is necessary to make changes in international organisations, including the UN, based on ground realities.

01 May 2019 12:13 PM

US oil sanctions take effect on Venezuela as crisis intensifies

It is among a volley of steps by President Donald Trump to oust Maduro and install opposition leader Juan Guaido.

28 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

About 200 US companies seeking to move mfg base from China to India: USISPF

A large deluge of companies keen to not only manufacture in India but also who want to go after the domestic market.

27 Apr 2019 11:16 AM

Biden leads Trump in the race to the White House, suggests poll

The poll also indicates that Biden is the leading Democrat for the top job with 30 per cent support among Democratic primary voters.

25 Apr 2019 1:26 PM

Indian man used multiple names to smuggle 400 foreigners into US

The human smuggling carried out by him resulted in at least one death and endangered the lives of many.

24 Apr 2019 9:48 AM

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