New Mexico

10-year-old boy trips over 1.2M-year-old fossil in desert

 A boy's misstep on a family hike in New Mexico has given the world a prehistoric wonder.

Jul 20, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

Indian-American held for shooting ex-wife, killing her husband

The shooting was reported around 9 p.m. on Wednesday at a home in Mayhill Ridge Lane during an argument between Ghose and the two residents, ABC-owned television station KTRK reported.

Jun 30, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

Facebook chooses New Mexico for new data centre over Utah

Facebook has chosen a village on the edge of New Mexico's largest metropolitan area as the location for its new data centre, an announcement that spread quickly as elected officials celebrated a hard-sought win that could have ripple effects for the state's struggling economy.

Sep 15, 2016, 03:43 AM IST

US police officer shot dead at traffic stop

A police officer in the US state of New Mexico died after being shot by a passenger in a car he had pulled over, the latest deadly incident involving law enforcement in the country.

Aug 13, 2016, 14:38 PM IST
Watch: Jeff Williams shares spectacular view of Albuquerque, New Mexico from space!

Watch: Jeff Williams shares spectacular view of Albuquerque, New Mexico from space!

NASA astronaut, Jeff Williams who is the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) has never failed to amaze us by sharing beautiful images and videos of the Earth taken in space.

Jul 27, 2016, 14:08 PM IST
Protests turn violent outside Donald Trump's rally; clashes erupt

Protests turn violent outside Donald Trump's rally; clashes erupt

A group of about 100 protesters forced their way through a police barricade and tried to storm the convention centre minutes after Trump took the stage for his rally.

May 25, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Bizarre! Man breaks into store in Mexico to 'pay for cigarettes'

Bizarre! Man breaks into store in Mexico to 'pay for cigarettes'

The police said that he went to a Bradley convenience store around 3:30 am last Sunday to buy cigarettes, but the store was closed.

Mar 13, 2016, 17:32 PM IST
Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

 Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Dec 28, 2015, 09:29 AM IST
Did these parents die of thirst so that their child could live?

Did these parents die of thirst so that their child could live?

A nine-year-old French boy who survived a desert hike in which his parents appear to have died of thirst, has been flown home from New Mexico, an airport official said.

Aug 10, 2015, 01:47 AM IST

French hikers die in US desert, son survives

A French couple died while hiking in the New Mexico desert but authorities rescued their nine-year-old son before he too succumbed to the heat, authorities said.

Aug 08, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Thousands visit Trinity on anniversary of bomb explosion

Thousands of visitors converged on the New Mexico site where the first nuclear bomb was detonated nearly 70 years ago.

Apr 06, 2015, 04:31 AM IST

''Not so fast,'' New Mexico says to would-be lottery winner

A New Mexico man who thought he hit the jackpot with a scratch-off instant lottery ticket will not be getting the $500,000 he believed he had won, after officials determined that matches were due to a printing malfunction, a lottery official said on Tuesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 03:49 AM IST

Chinese student pleads guilty in US to arms export conspiracy

A Chinese man in the United States on a student visa pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiring to export illegally to China high-tech sensors used by the defense industry, a federal prosecutor in New Mexico said.

Dec 17, 2014, 08:40 AM IST

New Mexico dinosaur species has relatives in Canada

Ziapelta sanjuanensis, a newly discovered armoured dinosaur from New Mexico in the US has close ties to the dinosaurs of Alberta in Canada.

Sep 25, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Indian-origin athlete to be part of NBA

Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian-origin ever to be part of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Jul 08, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Iraqi woman in US hurt in possible hate crime

Police say an Iraqi refugee who was assaulted in her US apartment appears to be the victim of a hate crime.

Jun 14, 2014, 00:59 AM IST

Last of Navajo ``code talkers`` dies in New Mexico

The last of 29 Navajo Americans who developed an unbreakable code that helped Allied forces win the second World War died in New Mexico of kidney failure at the age of 93.

Jun 05, 2014, 02:28 AM IST

Second radiation release indicated at New Mexico site

New air sampling data from southeastern New Mexico`s troubled nuclear waste dump indicates there has been another small radiation release.

Mar 19, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

Radiation affects 13 US nuclear plant employees

A total of 13 employees of a New Mexico underground nuclear waste site were exposed to radiation, test results showed Wednesday.

Feb 27, 2014, 11:57 AM IST

More radiation detected near New Mexico nuke site

More airborne radiation has been detected in New Mexico from a leak at the first underground US nuclear waste dump.

Feb 25, 2014, 06:12 AM IST