Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Americans say NSA leaker should be prosecuted: Poll
A majority of Americans say the former government contractor who leaked information about a vast US ...
Lawyers should be depicted as socially responsible: CJI
Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Monday said the image of lawyers, who are depicted as "...
Solar-powered plane lands in Washington
The single seater Solar Impulse plane, attempting a record-breaking trip across the US, made a smoot...
Denzel Washington to star in `Shovel Ready`
Denzel Washington has entered negotiations with Warner Bros to headline its film adaptation of Adam ...
Gesture-recognition technology developed using Wi-Fi signals
A team, led by an Indian researcher, has developed a system which uses radio waves from Wi-Fi to sen...
Wi-Fi signals can recognise human gestures: Researchers
Researchers claim to have found a way to detect and recognise human gestures using only Wi-Fi signal...
Building collapses in Philadelphia
A building has collapsed in the city of Philadelphia, with up to 10 people believed to be trapped un...
Kerry Washington received death threats after Obama speech
Kerry Washington had to steer clear of Twitter and Facebook after speaking at the Democratic Nationa...
Texan gets 25 years in prison for Saudi envoy plot
A man who admitted that he plotted to kill Saudi Arabia`s ambassador to the United States was senten...
Three survive Seattle-Canada bridge collapse
The major link between the US and Canadian sides of the Pacific Northwest region was severed after a...
Kerry Washington uses fashion as `creative outlet`
For actress Kerry Washington, fashion is a "creative outlet" to express herself.
US will not pull back from the world: Kerry
Asserting that America will continue to build people-to-people relationships that help foster trust ...
Malala selected for UNA-USA`s global leadership award
Teenager Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot at last year by the Taliban for advocatin...
Now, device to simplify human DNA extraction
Scientists have developed a new hand-held device that can extract human DNA from a swab of saliva an...
Indian American to run for city council in US
Vandana Slatter, an Indian-American clinical pharmacist, has announced her candidacy for a city coun...
`Django Unchained` left Kerry Washington emotionally drained
Kerry Washington admits she was left emotionally drained after playing a slave in ‘Django Unchained’...
New species of meat-eating dinosaur discovered
Fossil remains found in northwestern China have been identified as a new species of small theropod, ...
Chrissy Teigen suffers wardrobe malfunction before White House Correspondents` Dinner
Chrissy Teigen survived a slight fashion emergency, moments before heading to the 2013 White House C...
Iwo Jima World War II flag provider dies at 90
Alan Wood, the World War II veteran credited with providing the flag in the historic flag-raising on...
Earth`s interstellar neighbors being used to study far-off worlds
A new technique employed by a University of Washington astronomer uses Earth`s interstellar neighbor...
Boston bombing shows West`s mistake, says Putin
Boston bombings should spur stronger security cooperation between Moscow and Washington, Russian Pre...
Boston bombing suspect interacted with US professor over ‘Chechen’ origin research
A Massachusetts professor has said that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, who is the subject of a...
Video shows how moths use their bodies to hover
Super slow-motion footage of a moth in flight has revealed how insects use their bodies to hover.
Rally in Washington for immigration reform
Gang of Eight senators - four Democrats and four Republicans - announced they were close to a deal a...
Nuclear-powered rockets can take humans to Mars
Astronauts have inched closer to sending humans to Mars, our nearest planetary neighbour, through a ...
Majority of Ohioans now support gay marriage: Poll
Ohioans have switched sides on the same-sex marriage debate, nine years after banning gay and lesbia...
Assad regime crossed ‘red line’: US Intel committee chairman
The chairman of US House Intelligence Committee is pressuring the Obama administration to get more i...
NBA: Lakers lose to Wizards
The Los Angeles Lakers, with both Kobe Bryant and Paul Gasol back in the lineup and once up by 18 po...
Enjoyed playing bride, says actress Lekha Washington
Lekha Washington, known for playing offbeat roles, says she enjoyed playing a bride in upcoming Tami...
GOP strategist Rove blasts Palin for `stay in truck` barb
Republican uber-strategist Karl Rove has hit back former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, implying the f...
Anushka Sharma shortlisted for Steven Spielberg’s film on Kashmir
The arrival of Hollywood’s prolific film maker, Steven Spielberg, on the Indian shores has brought a...
Senators hush-hush as they craft immigration bill
The bipartisan group of eight senators working in private to craft an immigration overhaul have been...
CIA faces diverse challenges amidst tight budgets: Brennan
A day after being appointed as the new director of CIA, John Brennan said the agency faces tremendou...
Washington closed as `snowquester` hits US capital
The US government shut down offices in the Washington DC area and hundreds of flights in the region ...
Washington closed as `snowquester` hits US capital
Schools, colleges and many government offices in Washington metro area were closed as a massive snow...
Bradley Manning pleads guilty in WikiLeaks case, faces 20 years
A soldier charged in the biggest leak of classified material in the US history offered guilty pleas ...
Library dedicated to George Washington gets USD 10mn gift
Philanthropist David Rubenstein is giving USD 10 million to George Washington`s Mount Vernon estate ...
`Baromas` to be screened at film fest in Washington DC
`Baromas`, a Hindi film based on the award-wining Sahitya Akademi novel by the same name, has been s...
Six tanks at Washington nuclear site leaking ‘radioactive waste`
Washington governor Jay Islee has revealed that six tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the ...
I don`t want movie star friends: Denzel Washington
Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington says he does not spend much time with his celebrity friends.
Arctic ice level down to a fifth since 1980
The Arctic has lost more than a third of summer sea-ice volume since a decade ago, and is only a fif...
Washington has worst traffic congestion in US
Washington is known as the city of political gridlock, but it is also the city with the worst traffi...
India`s political system can respond when required: Washington Post
An influential US daily has hailed India`s new laws against sexual violence, saying the "politi...
Washington focuses on cyber security following latest Chinese attacks
But the incidents illuminate the threats emanating from abroad, not to mention the lagging Washingto...
Indian American financial head of Washington DC resigns
Indian-American Natwar Gandhi, who as the chief financial officer of Washington DC was responsible f...
Michigan man under Secret Service probe for alleged Obama assassination threat
An alleged threat against American President Barack Obama by a resident of Clinton Township, Michiga...
US man planned to `blow up` Washington Square Park arch
Aaron Greene told acquaintances late last year that he planned to blow up the Washington Square Park...
I almost lost my sanity: Kerry Washington
‘Django Unchained’ star Kerry Washington says she almost lost her sanity while filming the controver...
Lodha completes acquisition of US Consulate's Washington House
Leading realty firm Lodha Group has said it has completed the acquisition of the US Consulate's Wash...
Pentagon deliberates on improving military ethics
The Pentagon has been considering how to improve senior officers` ethics following a series of scand...
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