North Dakota

US governor issues evacuation order for pipeline protest camp

Governor of US state North Dakota issued an evacuation order for a protest camp where Dakota Access Pipeline opponents have spent months expressing their disdain, the media reported.

Feb 16, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
Man claiming to be 'Jesus' arrested for alleged plot to kidnap Obamas' dog

Man claiming to be 'Jesus' arrested for alleged plot to kidnap Obamas' dog

Officials in Washington say they've arrested a North Dakota man who allegedly traveled to the nation's capital to kidnap a dog belonging to President Barack Obama.

Jan 09, 2016, 09:45 AM IST

Indian-American hotelier pays USD 180,000 to settle lawsuit

An Indian-American hotelier has agreed to pay more than USD 180,000 to 200 current and former workers at his 15 hotels in North Dakota, Montana and Minnesota to settle a federal lawsuit against him.

Jul 23, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Two killed in train-school bus collision in US

 Two people were killed and a dozen others injured when a school bus collided with a freight train in the US state of North Dakota, media reported.

Jan 06, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Obama visits `Indian Country` in North Dakota

Barack Obama traveled to a Native American reservation in North Dakota, his first visit as US president to "Indian Country," where he focused Friday on education and economic development.

Jun 14, 2014, 13:35 PM IST

Obama to visit native Indian American reservation

US President Barack Obama would travel to a Native American reservation in North Dakota next week on his first to an Indian country.

Jun 06, 2014, 08:26 AM IST

Tornado hits North Dakota oil workers camp, 9 hurt

A tornado struck a workers camp in North Dakota`s oil patch, injuring nine people, including one critically, and destroying eight trailers where workers had been living, an emergency management official said.

May 27, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

Evacuations urged in North Dakota after oil train collision

Residents within 5 miles (8 km) of Casselton were urged to evacuate to avoid contact with the smoke. Residents within 10 miles were asked to remain indoors.

Dec 31, 2013, 11:35 AM IST

Train collision in North Dakota sets oil rail cars ablaze

A BNSF train carrying crude oil in North Dakota collided with another train on Monday, setting off a series of explosions that left at least 10 cars ablaze, the latest in a string of incidents that have raised alarms over growing oil-by-rail traffic.

Dec 31, 2013, 06:47 AM IST

US: North Dakota Governor signs `foetal pain` measure

Republican Governor Jack Dalrymple signed into law a measure that outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the disputed premise that at that point a foetus can feel pain.

Apr 17, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

US governor approves 6-week abortion ban

A Republican governor signed legislation that that he would make North Dakota the most restrictive US state on abortion rights.

Mar 26, 2013, 23:25 PM IST

Frigid weather hits US, -52 degree wind chill in North Dakota

Snow was piled so high in Iowa that drivers couldn`t see across intersections and a North Dakota snowblower repair shop was overwhelmed with business as heavy snow and wind chills as low as 52 below zero blasted much of Midwest.

Jan 07, 2010, 23:51 PM IST