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Trump says planned immigration sweep delayed for two weeks

2,000 families who had been served with deportation orders or failed to show up to court appointments was expected to begin in 10 US cities.

23 Jun 2019 12:42 PM

Trump to enforce 'major' additional sanctions on Iran from Monday

As part of 'maximum pressure' campaign, the US has reinstated sanctions against Iran after exiting from the Iran nuclear deal last year.

23 Jun 2019 11:02 AM

US blacklists more Chinese tech entities on national security concerns

Trade tensions between the world's top two economies have spilled over into the tech sector in recent months.

22 Jun 2019 3:22 PM

Pompeo will assure India on H1B visa cap: US official

Previewing the trip of Pompeo who will be visiting India soon, the official said there was a broad review of the H-1B programme underway.

22 Jun 2019 9:28 AM

‘Iran made a very big mistake’: Trump pulls back strikes after US drone shot down

The President’s mixed message left the world unsure what Washington’s next move would be.

21 Jun 2019 11:37 AM


Himalayan glaciers melting doubled since 2000: Study

Currently harbouring some 600 billion tonnes of ice, the Himalayas are sometimes called the earth's ‘Third Pole’.

20 Jun 2019 1:45 PM

No airspace violation: US after Iran claims to shot down drone

news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a US drone was shot down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan.

20 Jun 2019 1:25 PM

Trump escalated attacks with treason claim: New York Times publisher

Arthur Sulzberger said, 'no more serious charge a commander in chief can make against an independent news organization'.

20 Jun 2019 1:07 PM

Data rebukes Trump's claim; after years of improvement, US air quality slips

While it remains unclear whether this is the beginning of a trend, health experts say it’s troubling to see air quality progress stagnate.

19 Jun 2019 1:31 PM

World Bank: China's Belt and Road can speed development, needs transparency

Increased private-sector participation in Belt and Road, now dominated by China’s state-owned banks and enterprises.

19 Jun 2019 10:57 AM


Trump demands sources after report claims US cyber attacks on Russia

Citing unofficial sources, The New York Times report claimed that the US has placed a malware inside the Russian systems.

18 Jun 2019 7:50 PM

Amid tensions with Iran, US to deploy 1000 additional troops to Middle East

Tensions between Iran and the US have simmered since June 13 when two oil tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz.

18 Jun 2019 6:01 PM

Revised work permit rules for spouses of H-1B visa holders set to get delayed

H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.

18 Jun 2019 12:54 PM

International Yoga Day celebrated In US

More than 1500 people participated in the celebrations organised by the Indian Embassy.

17 Jun 2019 2:30 PM

UN raises concern over counterterrorism official's visit to China's Xinjiang

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan spoke with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to convey about Voronkov's trip.

16 Jun 2019 8:53 PM


Trump refutes newspaper's claim of US ramping up cyber attacks on Russia

New York Times article claimed that US has placed malware inside Russian systems operating the nation's power grid to conduct cyber attacks.

16 Jun 2019 4:38 PM

Democrats name 20 presidential candidates for 1st debate

New York Mayor de Blasio and New York Senator Gillibrand, who have been fighting with President Trump over immigration, also made the cut.

14 Jun 2019 9:23 PM

Trump gets trolled for ‘Prince of Whales’ error

The error prompted a wave of hilarity online, with one Twitter critic asking if the president had made the mistake 'on porpoise'.

14 Jun 2019 10:10 AM

Doing business in India was 'tough': Pompeo on his Bengaluru days

Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan and South Korea from June 24 to 30.

13 Jun 2019 5:31 PM

Pompeo says Cricket World Cup has major potential to change the world

His comments came during his address to a Washington audience that included Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai.

13 Jun 2019 4:21 PM