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US to lift ban on offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida, California

US to lift ban on offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida, California

US President Donald Trump`s administration has announced plans to roll back a ban on new offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida and California and was considering over 40 sites for leasing of natural gas and oil production, the media reported.

Jan 05, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

Woman raises more than USD 60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than USD 60,000 for the good Samaritan.

Nov 23, 2017, 05:42 AM IST
Indian-American Ravi Bhalla becomes first Sikh mayor in New Jersey days after being labelled a 'terrorist'

Indian-American Ravi Bhalla becomes first Sikh mayor in New Jersey days after being labelled a 'terrorist'

Two Indian American candidates have overcome bigoted propaganda to win local elections in New Jersey - one of them as the Mayor of Hoboken. Ravi Bhalla was elected in Tuesday's elections as the first Sikh Mayor of the town that is a suburb of New York City.

Nov 08, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

United States student imprisoned in Iran is scholar, not spy - Colleagues

The Chinese-born US citizen previously worked as a Pashto translator for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan and spent time in Uzbekistan while a student at Harvard University.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark Liberty International Airport is a major international hub near New York City.

May 24, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Frantic moment when Royal Caribbean Cruise is hit by 30-foot waves - Watch

Frantic moment when Royal Caribbean Cruise is hit by 30-foot waves - Watch

A video has emerged from aboard a storm-whipped cruise ship, sending chills down the spine.

May 09, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Indian-American Harsh Vardhan Singh enters governor's race in New Jersey

New Jersey is predominately a Democratic State, but it currently has Republican Governor Chris Christie, who can't seek a third term because of term-limit.

Mar 29, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Indian mother, son murdered in US: Hate crime ruled out, family suspects son-in-law

Indian mother, son murdered in US: Hate crime ruled out, family suspects son-in-law

Sasikala Narra, 38, and son Anish Sai were stabbed "multiple times", law enforcement officials on Friday said.

Mar 25, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

Indian-origin mother-son found murdered in New Jersey

An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to the family in Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 24, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Huge snowstorm hits US northeast

A powerful winter storm on Tuesday began its thrashing of the mid-Atlantic and the northeast with heavy snow, sleet and rain, prompting more than 7,800 flight cancellations, school closures and warnings from officials to stay off the roads.

Mar 14, 2017, 23:43 PM IST

Indian-American man found dead in US

A 29-year-old Indian-American man has been found dead in the US state of New Jersey, an incident which the family has described as a "personal issue".

Mar 06, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

US Jewish centers report another wave of hoax bomb threats

Police in Mercer Island, Washington, also reported a community center was targeted by a bomb threat.
 

Feb 28, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
Sushma Swaraj assures help to Indian woman who lost husband in US

Sushma Swaraj assures help to Indian woman who lost husband in US

An Indian woman in the US who gave birth to a baby girl few days ago weeks after her husband died of a heart attack was today assured by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj of all possible help.

Nov 09, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

US: Imam in bombing suspect's hometown speaks against violence

An imam spoke against violence and in support of law enforcement during the first Friday prayer service since a local man was charged in last weekend's New Jersey and New York City bombings.

Sep 24, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Could have been mistaken for New York bombing suspect: Sikh 'hero'

Harinder Singh Bains said he does not like being called a hero for accurately identifying Ahmad Khan Rahami, the Afghan-born American man behind the New York bombing.

Sep 21, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

US charges Afghan-born suspect with NY, NJ attacks

The United States on Tuesday charged an Afghan-born American restaurant worker, who was critically wounded in a police shootout, with detonating and planting bombs in New York and New Jersey.

Sep 21, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

US investigators seek motive for NY, NJ weekend attacks

Rahami, who lived with his family above the First American Fried Chicken restaurant in Elizabeth, New Jersey, is also suspected of planting a bomb that exploded on the New Jersey shore.

Sep 20, 2016, 10:43 AM IST
New York bomb suspect's family clashed with New Jersey city over restaurant

New York bomb suspect's family clashed with New Jersey city over restaurant

Ahmad Rahami, a 28-year-old naturalized US citizen, was born in Afghanistan.

Sep 20, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Armed squatter causes hostage situation outside US airport

Police have rescued two people from a hostage situation in US city of New Jersey, at a warehouse near the Newark International Airport.
 

Aug 06, 2016, 06:24 AM IST
Indian-American to raise $10 million for Donald Trump, hold mega rally

Indian-American to raise $10 million for Donald Trump, hold mega rally

An Indian-American supporter of the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, has announced to raise a whooping USD 2 million for the Trump Victory Fund and hold a mega rally with estimated 50,000 people in support of the real estate tycoon from New York.

Jul 22, 2016, 09:09 AM IST