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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 »

PM Modi ''ring fenced'' against summons

PM Modi ‘ring fenced’ against summons

NEW YORK: India today made it very clear that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived here on a five-day visit, was “ring fenced” and there was no question of anyone… Read more »

India rejects 'untenable comments' by Sharif on J&K in UN

India rejects ‘untenable comments’ by Sharif on J&K in UN

UNITED NATIONS: India today strongly rejected the “untenable comments” made by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Jammu and Kashmir in the UNGA, asserting that the people of the state… Read more »

PM Modi departs for US after overnight halt in Frankfurt

PM Modi departs for US after overnight halt in Frankfurt

FRANKFURT: After an overnight transit halt here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the US during which he will address the UN General Assembly, hold talks with President Barack… Read more »

US court summons against Modi on Gujarat violence

US court summons against Modi on Gujarat violence

NEW YORK: Ahead of his arrival in the US, a federal court here has issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 communal violence… Read more »

Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

WASHINGTON: Richard Rahul Verma has been nominated as the next US Ambassador to India, becoming the first Indian-American to be appointed for the top diplomatic position in Delhi days ahead… Read more »

ISIS fighters estimate triples CIA

ISIS fighters estimate triples: CIA

WASHINGTON: The Islamic State, the dreaded terrorist group that has gained control over a large part of Iraq and Syria, has up to 31,500 fighters – three times as many… Read more »

LeT against improving ties between India and Pak US official

LeT against improving ties between India and Pak: US official

WASHINGTON: Asserting that Pakistan and Afghanistan based militant groups continue to pose a direct threat to the US interests and its allies in the region, a top American counter-terrorism official… Read more »

Obama vows to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' ISIS

Obama vows to ‘degrade and ultimately destroy’ ISIS

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama today vowed to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State, as he announced a major expansion of the military campaign, including American air strikes in… Read more »