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Washington keen on six country meet including India on Afghanistan

Washington is keen on a six-country meet, including India, on Afghanistan even as it reviews its strategy for the country. In a letter to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, the US secretary of state Antony Blinken has outlined several ways "to move matter more fundamentally and quickly towards a settlement". 

Mar 08, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

Adding vitamin C in diet can help cure bleeding gums, finds study

A new study explores added advantages of Vitamin C consumption and advocates that adding it to our daily diet could work wonders in healing bleeding gums. If your gums bleed, make sure you are brushing and flossing twice a day because it could be a sign of gingivitis, an early stage of periodontal disease.

Feb 06, 2021, 20:50 PM IST

Pro-Khalistan groups hold protest in Washington in support of farmers protesting against farm laws

Calling it an opportunity to fight for Indian farmers, members of Khalistani separatist groups along with others were seen in support of farmers outside the Indian embassy in Washington DC on Tuesday. A protest hosted by Sikh DMV Youth and Sangat saw a few dozen people gathered in front of the Indian mission to criticise the new rules, which the Narendra Modi government passed in September as part of a broader effort to deregulate the nation's massive agriculture sector.

Jan 27, 2021, 08:02 AM IST

Joe Biden respects successful ties between India and US, read White House statement

President Biden, of course, has visited India many times, respects and values the long bipartisan successful relationship between leader in India and the United States. It looks forward to a continuation of that, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement. The historic inauguration of India-origin Kamala Harris, she said, further cements this relationship.

Jan 22, 2021, 09:00 AM IST

US state capitals, Washington on alert for possible pro-Donald Trump armed protests

Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Washington were among more than a dozen states that activated their National Guards to strengthen security.

Jan 17, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

Trump supporters create ruckus in Washington for 5 hours, furore in U.S. parliament

Hundreds of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building in the U.S., leading to violent clashes between police and supporters in Washington D.C.

Jan 07, 2021, 14:38 PM IST

Violence and uproar by Trump supporters in Washington, U.S.

Hundreds of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol Building, leading to violent clashes between police and supporters in Washington D.C. What was started as a protest lead to violence.

Jan 07, 2021, 14:10 PM IST

Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced in Washington by Khalistan supporters in protest against farm laws

A yellow coloured flag was draped over Gandhi's statue in Washington along with cardboard cutouts and placards pasted on it.

Dec 13, 2020, 08:44 AM IST

US returns 12 out-of-use military bases on Korean Peninsula to Seoul

The United Staes returned 1 closed military bases to South Korean government. Washington, for the first time, handed over military sites at the Yongsan Garrison complex that used to serve as US military headquarters to Seoul.

Dec 11, 2020, 17:38 PM IST

Donald Trump's supporters take to the streets of Washington demanding 'four more years'

The demonstrations in Washington and other cities featured a mix of the Donald Trump`s backers, including conservative personalities as well as members of the far-right Proud Boys group. 

Nov 15, 2020, 07:04 AM IST

35 died in a massive fire in California forest, many missing

The year 2020 has been proved one of the worst years for the whole world. Millions of people have lost their lives in incidents like corona, floods, fires, etc. One such threat is now on America. In fact, after the ashes of Australia's forests, wildfires have now erupted in America. So far, 35 people have been confirmed dead in a devastating forest fire in southern Oregon, U.S.A.

Sep 14, 2020, 16:30 PM IST

Have great support from Indians and PM Narendra Modi, Indian-Americans will vote for me: Donald Trump

The US President Donald Trump says he has a very good relationship with PM Modi. 

Sep 05, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

Donald Trump is people's president and 'champion' of American workers: Ivanka Trump

Describing Donald Trump as the "people's president" and listing out his administration's "people-friendly" policies during his first term, his daughter Ivanka Trump delivered a fiery speech in support of her father's re-election bid.

Aug 29, 2020, 10:32 AM IST

Donald Trump has elevated ties with India in ways not seen under any other US President: White House

President Trump has prioritised US-India relationship and worked to expand all facets of the partnership over the last three-and-a-half years, the senior administration official from the National Security Council of the White House told PTI on Monday.

Aug 18, 2020, 20:52 PM IST

No one will be safe in Joe Biden's America, Kamala Harris is 'step worse': Donald Trump

The president, in his speech, took a sharp aim at Harris as being hostile to police, and suggested that she and Biden were at the center of "a left-wing war on cops."

Aug 15, 2020, 08:20 AM IST

Donald Trump says US 'may be banning' China-owned video app TikTok

Trump's comments came after published reports that the administration is planning to order China's ByteDance to sell TikTok. There were also reports Friday that software giant Microsoft is in talks to buy the app.

Aug 01, 2020, 06:45 AM IST

Donald Trump says he regrets about his tweets, retweets 'too often'

It's not the tweets. It's the retweets that get you in trouble. You see something that looks good, and you don't investigate it, said the US President.

Jul 25, 2020, 07:14 AM IST

Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalisation in Washington disrespectful: US lawmakers

The vandalisation of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington DC is disrespectful and such incidents do not bring people together, top US lawmakers have said.

Jun 05, 2020, 07:22 AM IST

Donald Trump says protesters would have met vicious dogs if White House fence breached

The death on Monday in Minneapolis of George Floyd has sparked demonstrations, some of them violent, in many cities across the nation, including one in Washington on Friday.

May 30, 2020, 22:22 PM IST

China says will take action is US undermines its interests in Hong Kong

China warned on Monday (May 25) that it will take countermeasures if the United States insists on undermining its interests regarding Hong Kong, following the latest comments from Washington about possible sanctions over new national security legislation for the city.

May 25, 2020, 17:31 PM IST