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Branson shocked as Virgin spaceship crash kills pilot

Branson shocked as Virgin spaceship crash kills pilot

LOS ANGELES: Virgin’s pioneering tourist-carrying spacecraft has crashed on a test flight in California, killing a pilot and scattering debris across the desert – and raising questions about the program’s… Read more »

Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away

Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away

NEW YORK: Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world’s most… Read more »

India ranks 142 in Ease of Doing Business report

India ranks 142 in ‘Ease of Doing Business’

WASHINGTON: India ranked 142 among the 189 countries surveyed for the latest World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” report released today, a drop by two places from the last year’s… Read more »

2 killed, 4 injured in US school shooting

2 killed, 4 injured in US school shooting

WASHINGTON: In yet another tragic shooting in a US school, a student opened fire in a school cafeteria, killing one student and critically injuring four others before taking his own… Read more »

Ask India of things that it can do ex-NSA Hadley

Ask India of things that it can do: ex-NSA Hadley

WASHINGTON: Observing that the new Indian government gives the US a fresh opportunity to re-start the bilateral ties, an ex-NSA has cautioned the Obama Administration of not demanding things from… Read more »

India a country of enormous energy and power Kerry

India a country of enormous energy and power: Kerry

WASHINGTON: Describing India as a country of enormous energy and power, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a… Read more »

NPT

‘No question of India joining NPT as non-nuclear weapon state’

NEW YORK: India has made it clear that there is no question of it joining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state while reaffirming its commitment to… Read more »

2 Indian-American to pay USD 380,000 to resolve fraud charges

2 Indian-American to pay USD 380,000 to resolve fraud charges

NEW YORK: Indian-American cardiologists will pay USD 380,000 to resolve allegations that they entered into fraudulent management agreements with a local hospital in exchange for referral of cardiology procedures and… Read more »

Indian-American appointed to US Justice Dept post]

Indian-American appointed to US Justice Dept post

WASHINGTON: Indian-American Vanita Gupta, a top lawyer from American Civil Liberties Union, has been appointed to head the civil rights division of the US Justice Department, becoming the first South… Read more »

Indian sentenced to death for killing baby, grandmother in US

Indian sentenced to death for killing baby, grandmother in US

NEW YORK: A 28-year-old Indian has been sentenced to death in the US for killing an Indian baby and her grandmother in a 2012 kidnapping plot that went horribly wrong… Read more »

4 Indians in Fortune's '40 under 40' powerful people list

4 Indians in Fortune’s ’40 under 40′ powerful people list

NEW YORK: Four Indians, including a Harvard University professor and the co-founder of India’s largest online marketplace Snapdeal, have been named by Fortune in its list of the 40 most… Read more »

Nadella faces flak over narticulate comments on women pay

Nadella faces flak over ‘inarticulate’ comments on women pay

NEW YORK: Satya Nadella, India-born CEO of Microsoft, landed in a soup for saying that women employees need not ask for pay hikes, for which he had to later apologies… Read more »

Modi clear about forging good ties with neighbours

Modi clear about forging good ties with neighbours: Swaraj

WASHINGTON: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “very clear” priorities to forge good relations with neighbouring countries as part of his “fast track”… Read more »

Doval meets Kerry and Rice; discusses security cooperation

Doval meets Kerry and Rice; discusses security cooperation

WASHINGTON: National Security Advisor Ajit K Doval met top American officials here and discussed issues like security cooperation, international terrorism and terror finance, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and… Read more »

Govt focussed on putting economy on upward trajectory Modi

Govt focused on putting economy on upward trajectory: Modi

NEW YORK: Asserting that trade and commerce leads international relations in today’s age, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the Indian-American community here that his government is determined to put the… Read more »

Modi and Netanyahu meetSky is the limitsays Israeli leader

Modi and Netanyahu meet, ‘Sky is the limit’, says Israeli leader

NEW YORK: In a rare meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and discussed a wide range of… Read more »

Madison Square Garden programme was overwhelming Modi

Madison Square Garden program was overwhelming: Modi

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked Indian-Americans for the “overwhelming” public reception he received from the community at the Madison Square Garden here. “The program at Madison Square… Read more »

Modi meets NYC mayor, discusses city policing, urban space

Modi meets NYC mayor, discusses city policing, urban space

NEW YORK: With an eye on his pet project of rejuvenation of urban spaces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a meeting with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio during… Read more »

Modi meets Nobel laureate Harold Varmus

Modi meets Nobel laureate Harold Varmus

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with Nobel laureate and famous cancer specialist Professor Harold Varmus and invited him to visit India to assist in health and public… Read more »

USD 10,000 reward for serving summons to Modi

USD 10,000 reward for serving summons to Modi

NEW YORK: The civil rights body behind a lawsuit filed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Gujarat riots case has offered a reward of USD 10,000… Read more »