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After Trump mocks Greta Thunberg with ‘chill, go to movies’ barb, her Twitter bio says all

Thunberg's reply came minutes later, when she changed the bio of her Twitter account.

13 Dec 2019 1:21 PM

'We are following CAB updates': US urges India to protect rights of religious minorities

The parliament nod to the bill has led to protests by the people in various states of the country, especially in the Northeastern region.

13 Dec 2019 11:27 AM

'Chill Greta!' says Trump to teen climate activist, asks her to go to movies

Time magazine named of Greta Thunberg as 2019 Person of the Year.

12 Dec 2019 8:58 PM

'Abuse of power, obstruction': US democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges

The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on the charges, or articles of impeachment, next week.

10 Dec 2019 8:11 PM

Bill introduced in US House of Representatives urges India to end restrictions in J&K

It notes that the people across the US maintain ties with family and friends in J&K.

08 Dec 2019 10:53 AM

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Melania Trump unveils patriotism-themed Christmas to celebrate 'Spirit of America' at White House

The traditional gingerbread White House shares its stage with American landmarks including the Statue of Liberty and Golden Gate Bridge.

03 Dec 2019 1:11 PM

US man who shot dead Indian student from Mysuru in California surrenders: Police

A resident of Mysuru, Abhishek was a student of Masters Degree in computer science at California State University San Bernardino.

02 Dec 2019 9:18 AM

Trump on surprise Thanksgiving visit in Afghan, says ‘talks with Taliban resumed’

The President referred to his September announcement to abruptly withdraw from peace talks after the Taliban killed a US soldier.

29 Nov 2019 9:38 AM

More than 227K Indians waiting for family-sponsored US Green Card

President Donald Trump is against such a provision which he calls as chain immigration and wants to abolish this.

28 Nov 2019 9:42 AM

Donald Trump tweets photoshopped image of him as boxer amid health rumours

At the campaign rally, Trump told supporters that false media reports of a heart attack sparked worry among staff back in the White House.

28 Nov 2019 9:31 AM

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3 Indian-origin former staff of health start-up charged in USD 1 billion fraud

The defendants were charged with allegedly over-inflating the company's revenue figures.

26 Nov 2019 8:05 PM

Former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg becomes latest democrat in US presidential race

Notably both Bloomberg and Trump are fellow New Yorkers and know each other very well.

25 Nov 2019 2:49 PM

California student who shot 2 others, himself dead used ‘kit gun’: Officials

Authorities are still trying to piece together what prompted the shooting, especially as Berhow had no history of troubled behaviour.

22 Nov 2019 12:58 PM

US urges UN, other international bodies to take up Dalai Lama succession issue

Ambassador Brownback said the spiritual leader deserves respect and that the succession process be picked by his faith community.

22 Nov 2019 12:56 PM

‘CPEC is not about aid’: US warns Pak of risks from China infrastructure push

China’s main promises in Pakistan include the development of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea into a world-class port.

22 Nov 2019 10:15 AM

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US Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act

The bill sends a message of bipartisan support from US Congress for the democratic aspirations of the majority of Hong Kong.

20 Nov 2019 10:48 AM

Indian charged with sexual abuse while working as US military contractor in Afghanistan

US military authorities in Afghan arrested Naik on November 8 and his initial appearance was held before US Magistrate via video conference.

19 Nov 2019 11:21 AM

3 dead in shooting at Walmart in US: Police

Witnesses told local news channels that the shooter approached his victims while they were inside the vehicle, opening fire on them.

19 Nov 2019 9:40 AM

In new pro-Israel shift, US no longer calls settlements on occupied Palestinian land illegal

Pompeo said that US was not necessarily considering the settlements legal either but instead would defer to judgement of Israeli courts.

19 Nov 2019 8:59 AM

'Speak under oath': Democrats invite Trump to testify in impeachment inquiry

Sondland, Trump's ambassador to EU, is among the only people interviewed to date who had direct conversations with the president.

18 Nov 2019 11:14 AM

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