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New York: Indian student sentenced to 1 year in prison for damaging college computers

Vishwanath Akuthota (27) has also been ordered to pay USD 58,471 as restitution charge.

14 Aug 2019 6:05 PM

India, China are developed but take benefit of 'developing nations' tag at WTO: Trump

Trump had empowered the US Trade Representative (USTR) to start takin actions if economies are inappropriately taking benefits of the WTO.

14 Aug 2019 3:35 PM

China denies US Navy ship visits to Hong Kong amid unrest

The last Navy ship to visit was the USS Blue Ridge in April 2019.

14 Aug 2019 10:13 AM

Kashmir will never be part of Pakistan: Islamic scholar Imam Tawhidi

Imam Mohammad Tawhidi, a self-described ‘peace advocate, reformist Imam, ordained scholar’.

13 Aug 2019 6:10 PM

US Congressman apologises for not consulting Indian Americans on Kashmir letter

Congressman Tom Suozzi in letter to Pompeo on August 9 said action by Indian govt in Kashmir ‘risks provoking mass social unrest...’

13 Aug 2019 3:51 PM


Who’s Who in the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal

From US presidents to British prince, female socialite and French modelling agent, take a look at famous faces caught up in Epstein scandal.

13 Aug 2019 11:34 AM

US to deny green card, citizenship to immigrants who use public benefits

78 per cent of households headed by non-citizen with no more than high school education use at least one welfare program.

13 Aug 2019 7:33 AM

'China hoping for a democrat to win to rip off America': Trump

'China wants to make a deal so badly. Thousands of companies are leaving because of the Tariffs, they must stem the flow,' Trump said.

11 Aug 2019 2:35 PM

Indian embassy to impart free Hindi classes at US university

The 6-week non-credit Introductory Hindi Language course will be conducted by Dr Moxraj, a teacher of Indian Culture at embassy from Aug 28.

11 Aug 2019 12:41 PM

Kim wrote 'very beautiful letter' on US-S Korea military exercises: Trump

Addressing media at the White House, Trump said he received a 'three-paged' 'very beautiful letter' from Kim on Thursday (local time).

10 Aug 2019 10:34 AM


Indian-origin doctor couple, daughter killed in private plane crash in US

The family has one surviving daughter who was not on the plane, US media outlets reported.

10 Aug 2019 8:14 AM

US state department suspends employee with white nationalist links

A pair of shootings at the weekend in Texas and Ohio has renewed attention on white nationalism.

09 Aug 2019 12:07 PM

‘Thuggish regime’: US slams China for targeting diplomat who met Hong Kong protestors

Ortagus did not name the diplomat, or elaborate further on what kinds of private information or children's details were disclosed.

09 Aug 2019 11:09 AM

No policy change on Kashmir: US urges India-Pak to maintain calm

The State Department spokesperson said the US was closely monitoring the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

09 Aug 2019 8:46 AM

She was my friend,strong partner: Pompeo mourns demise of Sushma Swaraj

She was cremated with full state honours in the presence of various political leaders.

08 Aug 2019 1:05 PM


‘US closely following legislation on territorial status of J&K’: Official

The official was responding to question on situation after Pak expelled Indian High Commissioner and downgraded diplomatic ties with India.

08 Aug 2019 8:01 AM

IS has up to 18,000 terrorists in Iraq, Syria: USA

The revelation was made in the 18th Lead Inspector General report on the Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), issued by the Pentagon.

07 Aug 2019 3:10 PM

Internal matter, won't have impact internationally: envoy on reorganisation of J&K

The Indian Parliament on Tuesday approved a resolution abrogating special status to J&K under Article 370 of the Constitution.

07 Aug 2019 2:46 PM

US' decision to end Iran oil waivers hurt India's bottom line: Envoy

'It has been a challenge to find alternative sources of oil at the same price and quality,' he said.

07 Aug 2019 1:53 PM

India among 17 countries facing ‘extremely high’ water stress: report

Northern India faces severe groundwater depletion, visualised on Aqueduct's maps and included in calculations of water stress for 1st time.

06 Aug 2019 2:37 PM