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Woman gets 24 years jail for murder

24 years jail for murder of Indian in US

NEW YORK: A 33-year-old American woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for pushing an Indian man to death in front of a subway train in an attack… Read more »

Expectations from new govt were 'probably unrealistic' Rajan

Expectations from new govt were ‘probably unrealistic': Rajan

NEW YORK: The expectations from the new government when it came to power last year were “probably unrealistic” but it has taken steps to create an environment for investment and… Read more »

Indian-American boy wins National Geographic Bee

Indian-American boy wins National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON: Karan Menon, a 14-year-old Indian-American student, has won the prestigious National Geographic Bee competition in the US, in which the top three positions were bagged by Indian-origin contestants. Menon,… Read more »

Gabbard among 25 Most Influential Women in Congress''

Gabbard among 25 Most Influential Women in Congress

WASHINGTON: Influential lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard has figured in the list of 25 most influential women in the United State’s Congress. Gabbard, 33, the only Hindu member of the US Congress,… Read more »

Row over donations cheap stunt to defame Hillary

Row over donations cheap stunt to defame Hillary

WASHINGTON: A controversial new book on foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation is a politically motivated “cheap publicity stunt” to defame Hillary Clinton as she tries to break the glass… Read more »

US arms Pak with combat aircraft, trainer jets

US arms Pak with combat aircraft, trainer jets

WASHINGTON: The US has handed over to Pakistan 14 combat aircraft, 59 military trainer jets and 374 armored personnel carriers, which were earlier used by American forces in Afghanistan and… Read more »

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Terrorism could engulf world in wars-like carnage: India

UNITED NATIONS: India, which lost about 87,000 soldiers fighting the Axis Powers, has warned the global community that terrorism was threatening to engulf the world in a carnage similar to… Read more »

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Indian woman shot dead at gas station

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin woman working at a gas station died after being shot in the face in an attempted armed robbery in South Carolina, the third such incident in… Read more »

US approves USD 96 million of logistical support for C-130J

US approves USD 96 million of logistical support for C-130J

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has approved the sale of USD 96 million worth of equipment, spare parts and logistical support for C-130J Super Hercules cargo planes to enable the… Read more »

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Barack Obama had a historic visit to India: US

Washington: President Barack Obama had a historic visit to India early this year as part of his efforts to deepen America’s partnership with India in the Asia Pacific region, a… Read more »

2611 accused have set up Karachi-style control room in jail

’26/11 accused have set up Karachi-style control room in jail’

NEW YORK: Pakistan-based terror group LeT’s technology chief Zarrar Shah and his fellow militants continue to direct terrorist activity from behind bars under ISI’s watch, setting up in jail a… Read more »

Headley writes memoir in prison on 2611 attacks, Lashkar

Headley writes memoir in prison on 26/11 attacks, Lashkar

NEW YORK: Pakistani-American LeT terrorist David Headley, serving 35 years for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has written a memoir in prison detailing how Lashkar’s “dedication” to the… Read more »

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as 'partners not hostages'

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as ‘partners not hostages’

WASHINGTON: Promising a ‘modern tax system’ with low and globally competitive rates, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured foreign investors against any retrospective action and said taxpayers will be… Read more »

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India Zuckerberg

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India: Zuckerberg

NEW YORK: “Disagreeing” with critics of the zero-rating concept, which allows Facebook-led initiative internet.org to deliver free basic Internet services in several countries including India, its founder Mark Zuckerberg on… Read more »

Recognising LoC as int'l border most viable solution Omar

Recognizing LoC as int’l border most viable solution: Omar

WASHINGTON: Asserting that the current status quo is not an answer to the Kashmir problem, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has called for converting the Line of… Read more »

Indian man shot dead in robbery attempt at US gas station

Indian shot dead in robbery attempt at US gas station

NEW YORK: A 39-year-old Indian man has been shot dead by two masked men during an apparent robbery attempt at a gas station in the US state of Connecticut where… Read more »

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School yoga no violation of religion

Court rejects complaints by parents LOS ANGELES: A US court has ruled that Yoga classes in an elementary school do not endorse Hinduism or violate students’ right to religious freedom… Read more »

Three Americans charged in terror-related cases

Three Americans charged in terror-related cases

NEW YORK: Raising fears over the growing threat of homegrown extremism, three Americans, including two women, have been charged in separate cases of plotting terror strikes on US soil using… Read more »

'India to pip Indonesia as country with most Muslims by 2050'

‘India to pip Indonesia as country with most Muslims by 2050′

WASHINGTON: India will overtake Indonesia as the country with the largest number of Muslims in 2050 while Hindus will become the world’s third largest population by that time, according to… Read more »

US to return 7 antiquities stolen from India

US to return 7 antiquities stolen from India

NEW YORK: A Honolulu museum has returned to American authorities seven rare antiquities believed to have been stolen from India and smuggled into the US by notorious art dealer Subhash… Read more »