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Silent protests, demonstrations in UK, US over Unnao and Kathua rapes, #ModiNotWelcome trends on Twitter

Silent protests, demonstrations in UK, US over Unnao and Kathua rapes, #ModiNotWelcome trends on Twitter

A series of demonstrations, silent protests and rallies have been organised in UK and the US to condemn the recent incidents of rapes in J&K's Kathua and the Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh.

Apr 18, 2018, 20:11 PM IST

'March for Our Lives' - Anti-gun protests held in US

In the wake of last month's shooting at a Florida school, which claimed 17 lives, thousands of people flooded the Pennsylvania Avenue in the American capital of Washington for the "March for Our Lives" on March 24 to support tougher gun controls.

Mar 25, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
2 dead after helicopter crashes in New York City's East River

2 dead after helicopter crashes in New York City's East River

Unconfirmed reports state that at least five people are dead.

Mar 12, 2018, 06:20 AM IST
Twitter users drag Donald Trump to court for blocking them, judge suggests - mute, don't block

Twitter users drag Donald Trump to court for blocking them, judge suggests - mute, don't block

The Judge said she was not ready to decide whether people have a right to complain, protest and insult in the comments section of his Twitter feed.

Mar 09, 2018, 08:44 AM IST
As Serena Williams returns, Venus Williams says her game hasn't left

As Serena Williams returns, Venus Williams says her game hasn't left

The Williams sisters were the headliners yesterday night in the Tie Break Tennis tournament in Madison Square Garden.

Mar 06, 2018, 14:11 PM IST
Serena Williams has high expectations heading into Indian Wells

Serena Williams has high expectations heading into Indian Wells

Serena Williams said Monday that she "can't wait for the future" as she warmed up for her return to the WTA Tour at the Tie Break Tens exhibition at Madison Square Garden.

Mar 06, 2018, 10:42 AM IST
Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

Storm brings wind, flooding and snow to US Northeast

A major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, whipping up strong winds and dumping heavy rain and snow, forcing the cancellation of several thousand flights and the closure of federal government offices in Washington.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion

New US tax law brings Warren Buffett a nice check: $29 billion

Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of US billionaire investor Warren Buffett, received a stunning $29 billion check last year from the US government, thanks to a new tax law that massively lowered corporate tax rates.

Feb 25, 2018, 09:34 AM IST
New York court finds USTA 'mostly liable' for Eugenie Bouchard's locker room fall

New York court finds USTA 'mostly liable' for Eugenie Bouchard's locker room fall

The jury in federal court in Brooklyn, where Bouchard sued the body that organizes the US Open, needed less than an hour of deliberation to find USTA negligence was the main culprit in the fall that left Bouchard with a concussion and forced her to withdraw from the tournament.

Feb 23, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Bouchard recalls locker room fall in lawsuit testimony

Bouchard recalls locker room fall in lawsuit testimony

The 23-year-old Canadian was testifying in her lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association, which operates the Grand Slam tournament at Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. Bouchard`s suit, which seeks unspecified damages, claims the USTA was at fault for applying a "slippery, foreign and dangerous" cleaning substance.

Feb 22, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Kevin Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

Kevin Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

Anderson played flawlessly in the third set tie-break to win 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) in two hours and 13 minutes, ending Querrey's hopes of a title on home soil.

Feb 19, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

I should pay significantly higher taxes: Bill Gates

Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates have said that he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other super-wealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts.

Feb 19, 2018, 11:00 AM IST
Florida school shooting: Indian-American teacher hailed for saving lives of students

Florida school shooting: Indian-American teacher hailed for saving lives of students

A quick-acting Indian-American maths teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

Feb 17, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
Mumbai richest city in India, 12th in global ranking: Report

Mumbai richest city in India, 12th in global ranking: Report

A report by New World Wealth says Mumbai, which is the economic hub of India, is the 12th wealthiest city globally.

Feb 11, 2018, 23:05 PM IST
Diesel tankers from Middle East, India make rare voyages to New York

Diesel tankers from Middle East, India make rare voyages to New York

 About a half dozen tankers carrying diesel from the Middle East and India are making rare journeys to New York, including the first cargo from Qatar in two years, as shippers take advantage of recent three-year highs for U.S. diesel prices. 

Feb 09, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
2 Indian-Americans vying for Congress from same New York seat

2 Indian-Americans vying for Congress from same New York seat

Two Indian-Americans from the Democratic party have thrown their hats in the ring for the US House of Representatives from the same Congressional seat in New York.

Jan 25, 2018, 12:54 PM IST
Malala Yousafzai, British comedian Stephen Fry spar on Twitter over Oxford vs Cambridge

Malala Yousafzai, British comedian Stephen Fry spar on Twitter over Oxford vs Cambridge

Earlier this week, Stephen Fry took to Twitter writing about his meeting with Malala at a Gates Foundation event in New York last year.

Jan 25, 2018, 00:23 AM IST
Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in New York

A fire broke out at Trump tower in New York City on Monday. The building houses both offices and residences.

Jan 08, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
New York bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

New York bombing heightens fears of holiday attacks

Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old immigrant who mainly injured himself when he tried to detonate a pipe bomb in a New York subway on Monday.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:47 AM IST
US slaps terror charges on accused Times Square bomber

US slaps terror charges on accused Times Square bomber

New York police say Ullah set off a pipe bomb in an underground corridor of the subway system that connects Times Square to the Port Authority Bus Terminal at rush hour on Monday morning, injuring himself and three others.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:30 AM IST