Washington DC sinking fast, threat looms of sea-level rise: Study
Washington DC sinking fast, threat looms of sea-level rise: Study

 The land under the Chesapeake Bay - the largest estuary in the US - is sinking rapidly and Washington DC could drop by six or more inches in the next century, adding to the problems of sea-level rise, researchers from University of Vermont have warned.

Israeli delegation to visit US ahead of Iran n-deal deadline

An Israeli delegation will head to WashingtonD.C. next week in a last-minute attempt to influence the inking of a nuclear deal with Iran, the Ha`aretz daily reported on Thursday.

Telangana IT minister hopeful of big ticket investments during US visit

Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao expects to sign agreements envisaging "big ticket investments" into the new state during his two-week visit to the US.

Widespread power cut leaves White House in dark

 Widespread power outages on Tuesday swept Washington D.C. area, causing blackouts at White House, State Department, Capitol and other government buildings.

Sunanda case: Delhi Police official tasked with studying facilities in FBI labs

A senior Delhi Police official, who has carried the viscera samples of Sunanda Pushkar to an FBI lab in the US, has been tasked with studying facilities in forensic labs there and also the working in police stations so that some practices can be replicated back in India.

Many terror groups operating in Pakistan: US

The United States has stated that a number of terrorist organisations are operating `with impunity` from Pakistan, adding that it values its counter-terrorism cooperation with India.

President Obama's trip a 'landmark' visit for India, US: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated that the upcoming trip by US President Barack Obama to India is a 'landmark' visit for both New Delhi and Washington DC.

Uber cab's history: A controversial record in the US too

Not just in India, there have been multiple incidents of Uber drivers sexually assaulting passengers. In 2013, an Uber driver in Washington DC was arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year-old passenger though there were no charges pressed.

Suspect in US abduction charged in Washington DC area rape

The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, in 2005.

World's most powerful house- White House

White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States and it is considered as World's most powerfull house.

Federal judge overturns Washington DC ban on guns in public

A federal judge has ruled that a ban on citizens carrying handguns in public in the US capital Washington DC is unconstitutional.

Boston bombings suspect wants trial moved to DC

The prime suspect in the Boston Marathon attacks has asked a US court to move his trial to Washington DC claiming he will not be tried fairly in the northeastern city.

Aging gas pipes beneath Washington pose explosion risks

After Boston, researchers have now detected thousands of potentially harmful natural gas leaks in Washington, DC.

Firing near US Capitol, one injured

Gunshots were reported near the US Capitol in Washington DC on Thursday.

Congress left red-faced after Rahul`s ordinance bombshell

A day after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi put Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the entire party in an embarrassing situation by rubbishing the ordinance on convicted lawmakers, spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Saturday came forward in a damage control mode.

Indian American financial head of Washington DC resigns

Indian-American Natwar Gandhi, who as the chief financial officer of Washington DC was responsible for dramatic financial turnaround of the American capital, has resigned, less than a year after he received a third term.

US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero

Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center`s twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero.

Obama heading back to DC after Asia trip

US President set out in his Asia-Pacific tour to deepen his country`s engagement in a fast-growing region.

Edward Kennedy’s daughter Kara dies at 51

The 51-year-old former TV producer had been in remission following a successful treatment for lung cancer in 2003.

Obama invites Libyan rebels to DC: US official

Libyan rebels have been invited by Prez Obama to open an office in Washington DC.