North Carolina

Donald Trump hints at comeback in his first public speech after leaving Oval Office, says 'We're going to win North Carolina'

"We are going to win North Carolina... We are going to lay the groundwork for making sure the Republicans once again carry the great state of North Carolina in a year that I look very much forward to-2024," said Trump at North Carolina Republican Convention.

Jun 06, 2021, 09:38 AM IST

Donald Trump asks supporters to try to vote twice, sparking uproar

US President Donald Trump has urged residents in the critical political battleground of North Carolina to try to vote twice in the November 3 election, once by mail and once in person, causing a furor for appearing to urge a potential act of voter fraud.

Sep 04, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Spate of shootings leave two dead, seven wounded in North Carolina city

Police in High Point, North Carolina, searched for clues and suspects on Wednesday in a spate of shootings that have left two people dead and seven others wounded over two days, including a Christmas Eve drive-by attack outside a strip mall.

Dec 26, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

Hurricane Dorian floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north

Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble.

Sep 07, 2019, 07:15 AM IST

Walter Jones, veteran US congressman from North Carolina, dies at 76

Jones, who died in Greenville, North Carolina, had entered hospice at the end of January after his health deteriorated following a broken hip and subsequent surgery.

Feb 11, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Monster snowstorm to blanket more than half of United States

The FlightAware.com flight tracking website reported 1,431 flight cancellations on Friday and 12,465 delays, with problems at snow-hit airports like Denver causing knock-on effects around the country.

Jan 12, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

US winter storm knocks out power to 140,000 in North Carolina

Authorities urged residents to stay off the roads as snow, sleet, and freezing rain were expected to continue into Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said.

Dec 09, 2018, 22:07 PM IST

Deadly Hurricane Florence leaves 37 dead in US East Coast

US President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged North Carolina on Wednesday.

Sep 20, 2018, 06:41 AM IST

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Several cities in North Carolina have been put on extreme alert as buildings have been battered by high-speed winds.

Sep 14, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast

About 1.7 million people in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are under voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders.

Sep 13, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

Indian engineer dies after jumping off rocks at Elk river waterfalls in US

Gogineni Nagarjuna, jumped off a rock close to the bottom of the falls and was pulled under by the strong pool currents.

Jul 03, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Tiger Woods finishes tied 55th with birdie-free round

Woods closed with a 74 to finish at two-over-par 286 at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, 14 strokes behind winner Jason Day.

May 07, 2018, 12:26 PM IST

Golf: Tiger Woods will use new irons at Wells Fargo this week

Tiger Woods will use a new set of irons at this week’s Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina, the 14-times major winner announced on Tuesday.

May 02, 2018, 09:49 AM IST

Billy Graham, preacher to millions, adviser to US presidents, dies at 99

US evangelist Billy Graham died on Wednesday at the age of 99.

Feb 22, 2018, 00:53 AM IST

Indian-American motel owner shot dead in North Carolina in US, Sushma Swaraj assures help to family

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that the government is in touch with the family of Akash R Talati, who was killed in a shootout in the US state of North Carolina.

Nov 12, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

NRI from Gujarat shot dead in America's North Carolina

A non-resident Indian (NRI) was on Saturday shot dead in the United States' North Carolina by unidentified assailants.

Nov 12, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

US Marine Corps confirms 16 service members killed in military plane crash

The aircraft crashed on Monday at approximately 4 pm CDT (5 pm EST) in northern Mississippi's LeFlore County, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Jackson, the state capital.

Jul 11, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

TCS ranked as top employer of US talent in IT sector

The country's largest software exporter has recruited more than 12,500 US employees from 2012-2016, while it ranked first in terms of US employee growth during that period, at 57 per cent, said the study by The Cambridge Group.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

US Supreme Court deals blow to 'discriminatory' voting law

The Supreme Court opted not to hear the case, thereby leaving in place a ruling by a federal appeals court that had struck down key parts of the legislation enacted by the Republican-dominated state legislature in 2013.

May 15, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

US lawmakers reach deal to repeal transgender bathroom law

US lawmakers announced an agreement to repeal a controversial North Carolina state law that curbs legal protections for the LGBT people and sets rules that affect transgender access to public bathrooms.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:59 PM IST