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Rajat Gupta gets chance to void insider-trading conviction

Rajat Gupta gets chance to void insider-trading conviction

NEW YORK: In a relief to Rajat Gupta, the India-born former Goldman Sachs director, a US court has agreed to rehear his appeal to throw out his 2012 insider- trading… Read more »

Obama states anti-Muslim rhetoric hurting Sikhs too

Obama states anti-Muslim rhetoric hurting Sikhs too

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that Sikh-Americans are often the target of threats and harassment as they are “perceived to be Muslims”. Obama, while seeking to reassure Muslim-Americans… Read more »

US does not suppress Islam Obama

US does not suppress Islam: Obama

WASHINGTON: Terming the recent anti-Muslim rhetoric in the US poll campaign as “inexcusable”, President Barack Obama has said the best way to fight terrorism is to show that the US… Read more »

Plan to create Kashmiri arts and cultural project center in US

Plan to create Kashmiri arts and cultural project center in US

WASHINGTON: In a bid to raise awareness about their rich cultural traditions, Kashmiri Pandits in the US state of Florida are working on an ambitious plan to create an arts… Read more »

Indian-American charged with murder of mother-in-law

Indian-American woman charged with murder of mother-in-law

WASHINGTON: A 47-year-old Indian-American woman in the US state of New Jersey has been arrested on charges of murdering her mother-in-law in their residence. Tasneem Diwan was arrested on Friday,… Read more »

New smartphone app increased contraceptive use in India study

New smartphone app increased contraceptive use in India: study

WASHINGTON: A new smartphone app developed to help married women in rural India better understand contraceptive choices led to a dramatic increase in the number of women using modern family… Read more »

IMF implements quota reforms; India gets more voting rights

IMF implements quota reforms; India gets more voting rights

WASHINGTON: Marking a “historic” change at IMF, India, China and other emerging economies will now have more voting rights at the multilateral funding agency with the implementation of long pending… Read more »

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India is doing great: Trump

WASHINGTON: India is “doing great” but no one talks about it, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, known for his critical views on developing countries like China and Mexico, has said…. Read more »

''Pak can't defeat terrorists if it doesn't kill extremism''

‘Pak can’t defeat terrorists if it doesn’t kill extremism’

WASHINGTON: As long as Pakistan fails to “kill” the extremist ideology that presents Islam under siege and India and the US being responsible for its afflictions, Islamabad cannot defeat terrorism,… Read more »

US cop acquitted in Indian grandfather assault case

US cop acquitted in Indian grandfather assault case

WASHINGTON: In a jolt to a paralyzed Indian grandfather’s bid to seek justice, an American police officer who brutally assaulted him has been acquitted by a US court on the… Read more »

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Son of Indian couple placed in foster care in US

NEW YORK: A two-month-old son of an Indian couple has been placed in foster care by US child welfare officials after he was admitted to a local hospital with head… Read more »

Obama warns of new terror safe havens in places like Pakistan

Obama warns of new terror safe havens in places like Pakistan

WASHINGTON: ¬†Warning that Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Middle East could become safe havens for new terrorist networks, US President Barack Obama in his final State of the Union address today… Read more »

Trump supporter slams Nikki Haley, seeks her deportation

Trump supporter slams Nikki Haley, seeks her deportation

WASHINGTON: Indian-American Republican Governor Nikki Haley today faced flak from the supporters of her party’s presidential candidate Donald Trump as she cited her family’s immigrant experience to warn against rhetoric… Read more »

Obama voices optimism in his final State of the Union address

Obama voices optimism in his final State of the Union address

Washington: President Barack Obama today used his final State of the Union address to paint a hopeful portrait of America under his leadership, with a resurgent economy and better standing… Read more »

'Obama's policies often fallen far short of his soaring words'

Obama’s policies often fallen far short of his soaring words: Nikki Haley

WASHINGTON: Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley today criticized President Barack Obama’s policies as having “fallen far short of his soaring words” during his seven-year-long tenure as she asked Americans… Read more »

US wants Pak to conduct thorough probe into Pathankot attack

US wants Pak to conduct thorough probe into Pathankot attack

WASHINGTON: The US has pressed Pakistan to conduct a “thorough, fair and transparent” probe into the deadly terror attack on the IAF base in Pathankot and wants to see the… Read more »

Indian-American doctor is Ohio''s first Poet Laureate

Indian-American doctor is Ohio’s first Poet Laureate

WASHINGTON: A 36-year-old Indian-American doctor has been named the first Poet Laureate by the US state of Ohio for showcasing a variety of styles in his poetry. Amit Majmudar, a… Read more »

Congress passes IMF quota reform to benefit India and China

Congress passes IMF quota reform to benefit India and China

WASHINGTON: The US Congress has passed a legislation approving long-pending quota reform of IMF that will give more voting rights to emerging economies like India and China in the functioning… Read more »

US lifts 40-year-old ban on oil export

US lifts 40-year-old ban on oil export

WASHINGTON: The United States on Saturday lifted a 40-year-old ban on export of oil, thus paving the way for energy deficient countries like India to open up another frontier to… Read more »

Indian-American CEOarraigned on fraud charges in US

Indian-American CEO arraigned on fraud charges in US

NEW YORK: An Indian-American CEO of a Florida financial firm has been charged with selling USD 179 million in sham loans to an investment company. Nikesh Patel, 32, chairman and… Read more »