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Michelle Obama backs #MeToo movement

Michelle Obama backs #MeToo movement

In the wake of the ongoing viral #MeToo movement, Michelle Obama has come in support of the same and asked women to pave the way for the next generation.

 

Oct 12, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
Donald Trump stands by beleaguered judge Brett Kavanaugh after fiery Senate hearings

Donald Trump stands by beleaguered judge Brett Kavanaugh after fiery Senate hearings

President Donald Trump on Friday reaffirmed support to his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Sep 28, 2018, 17:56 PM IST
Ad featuring Lord Ganesha offends Hindus in US, Republican party apologises

Ad featuring Lord Ganesha offends Hindus in US, Republican party apologises

The elephant is the party symbol of the Republicans while Democrats have donkey as their party's symbol.

Sep 21, 2018, 10:56 AM IST
Akali Dal leader dragged, beaten up outside a gurdwara in US; attack caught on camera

Akali Dal leader dragged, beaten up outside a gurdwara in US; attack caught on camera

Akali Dal leader and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee member Manjeet Singh GK was on Saturday attacked outside a Gurdwara in California in the USA. Manjeet's face was also blackened in the attack.

Aug 26, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
15-year-old Indian-American boy Tanishq Abraham becomes engineer, pursues PhD

15-year-old Indian-American boy Tanishq Abraham becomes engineer, pursues PhD

A 15-year-old Indian-American child prodigy has reached a milestone in his academic journey and is all set to start his doctorate after completing his graduation in biomedical engineering, according to a media report.

Jul 29, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
India set to get S-400 Triumf air defence missiles for IAF as talks with Russia conclude

India set to get S-400 Triumf air defence missiles for IAF as talks with Russia conclude

India wants to procure the long-range S-400 Triumf missile systems for the Indian Air Force to tighten its air defence mechanism, particularly along the nearly 4,000-km-long Sino-India border.

May 28, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
New putter gives Anirban Lahiri a solid start at Fort Worth Invitational

New putter gives Anirban Lahiri a solid start at Fort Worth Invitational

With a new putter in his bag, Anirban Lahiri reeled off three birdies in a row and finished the day at a solid three-under 67 in the first round of the Fort Worth Invitational at the Colonial Country Club.

May 25, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
F-16 Fighting Falcon: All about the iconic fighter US is keen on selling to India

F-16 Fighting Falcon: All about the iconic fighter US is keen on selling to India

The F-16VFighting Falcon Block 70 Viper has several structural and capability upgrades and is fitted with the APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar with a new avionics architecture.

May 24, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit nears, US reinforces East Asia ballistic missile defence

Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit nears, US reinforces East Asia ballistic missile defence

The USS Milius, one of the US Navy's most advanced guided missile destroyers, arrived in Japan on Tuesday to reinforce defences against any ballistic missile attacks by North Korea, or anyone else in East Asia. The warship's arrival at Yokosuka Naval Base comes three weeks before an unprecedented meeting is supposed to take place in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

May 22, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
US to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

US to impose 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Tehran would be hit with the "strongest sanctions in history" and cautioned European firms against continuing to do business with it.

May 22, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
US Supreme Court to take up appeal by Indian villagers against Gujarat power plant

US Supreme Court to take up appeal by Indian villagers against Gujarat power plant

In 2015, the applicants - Indian farmers, fishermen, a trade union of fishworkers, and a local government entity - sued the IFC in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

May 22, 2018, 06:18 AM IST
Aditya Jagtap wins City View Open squash in Long Island

Aditya Jagtap wins City View Open squash in Long Island

India's Aditya Jagtap beat Alister Walker of Botswana 11-8, 11-5, 11-6 in the final to win the City View Open, a PSA World Tour event in Long Island, USA.

May 13, 2018, 22:33 PM IST
Tough greens take toll as Anirban Lahiri misses cut at Wells Fargo, Tiger Woods makes it

Tough greens take toll as Anirban Lahiri misses cut at Wells Fargo, Tiger Woods makes it

The firm and tough greens took a toll on Anirban Lahiri as the Indian missed the cut at the Wells Fargo Championship after shooting 76-74 in the first two rounds, even as the legendary Tiger Woods managed to make it.

May 05, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
USA gymnastics star coaches Karolyis sued over Nassar sex abuse

USA gymnastics star coaches Karolyis sued over Nassar sex abuse

A champion American gymnast has filed suit against her sport's star coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi for failing to protect her from convicted serial sex abuser Larry Nassar, the former USA gymnastics team doctor.

May 02, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
India ranks second in list of foreign students studying in US, China at the top

India ranks second in list of foreign students studying in US, China at the top

77 per cent of all international students in the US call Asia home, said the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS) report of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations.

May 02, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
US President Donald Trump makes appeal for 2026 FIFA World Cup in North America

US President Donald Trump makes appeal for 2026 FIFA World Cup in North America

President Donald Trump has called on African countries to get behind the joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

May 01, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
Tennis: Kristina Mladenovic draws France level with US in Fed Cup semis

Tennis: Kristina Mladenovic draws France level with US in Fed Cup semis

Kristina Mladenovic came back from a set down to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champions US in their Fed Cup semifinal in Aix-en-Provence on Saturday.

Apr 22, 2018, 12:49 PM IST
US strikes remove moral hurdles for S-300 missiles for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, warns Russia

US strikes remove moral hurdles for S-300 missiles for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, warns Russia

the S-300 surface-to-air missile system would improve Russia's ability to control air space in Syria, where Moscow's forces support the government of President Bashar al-Assad

Apr 20, 2018, 14:25 PM IST
Amid Word War 3 fears, Vladimir Putin warns of global chaos if US, others attack Syria again

Amid Word War 3 fears, Vladimir Putin warns of global chaos if US, others attack Syria again

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.

Apr 16, 2018, 14:31 PM IST
US 'locked and loaded' if Syria tries chemical attack; Russian media warns of World War III

US 'locked and loaded' if Syria tries chemical attack; Russian media warns of World War III

The statement issuing World War III warning appeared on Russian state media after UNSC rejected a resolution against US aggression in Syria.

Apr 15, 2018, 09:05 AM IST

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