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  • TWTW: What if Hillary Clinton wins 2016 US presidential polls 2 days ago

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced that she is running for the post of US president in the 2016. This will be Hillary Clinton's second attempt. She announced her bid for the 2016 democratic nomination in a video released on the Internet. ...
  • Unlike India, radio continues to be immensely popular in US, Canada 4 days ago

    Even though radio is considered a dying medium in India, it continues to be immensely popular in US and Canada. There are over 15 Indian radio stations in Vancouver alone. ...
  • US Secret Service in a tizzy after gyrocopter lands in Capitol lawn 4 days ago

    The small, single-seat aircraft, a gyrocopter, sent US Capitol Police scrambling on Wednesday afternoon when a pilot navigated the restricted airspace surrounding the complex, and landed on the grassy area of the west lawn. The Tampa Bay Times said the pilot, Doug Hughes, a Florida postal worker, told the paper...
  • Hillary Clinton kickstarts campaign for 2016 US Presidential poll from community college in Iowa 6 days ago

    Hillary Clinton kickstarted her campaign for the 2016 Presidential election from a community college in Iowa. She has chosen to connect with the voters at personal level first and kept the big rallies for later. "I have this new granddaughter and I want her to have every opportunity, but I...
  • What will change if there is no net neutrality? 1 week ago

    The idea of net neutrality or free and equal Internet to all has garnered wide attention from across the globe. While countries like the US, Chile, Netherlands and Brazil have already adopted Net Neutrality that doesn't allow discrimination of Internet content or charge users differently based on the content, site,...
  • Hillary Clinton announces her bid for US presidential polls 2016 through video 1 week ago

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced that she is running for the post of US president in the 2016. This will be Hillary Clinton's second attempt. She announced her bid for the 2016 democratic nomination in a video released on the Internet on Sunday. ...
  • Hillary Clinton will make an excellent president, says Barack Obama April 12, 2015

    Hillary Clinton would make a fine US president, Barack Obama told reporters on the eve of the expected launch of her candidacy for the Democratic Party's nod in 2016. Obama beat Clinton who is vying to become the first woman president of the United States for their party's nomination in...
  • Barack Obama and Raul Castro meet, launch new era of US-Cuba ties April 12, 2015

    US president Barack Obama met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro for the first time after diplomatic relations between the two nations were restored earlier this year. Castro praised Obama, saying the US President is an honest man with humble roots. ...
  • Hillary Clinton is running for President: Sources April 11, 2015

    After months of speculation, Hillary Clinton is all set to announce her campaign for the 2016 US Presidential elections on Sunday, sources said. ...
  • Barack Obama to meet Cuba President Raul Castro on Saturday April 11, 2015

    US President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet Cuba President Raul Castro on Saturday at a historic Summit of the Americas. ...
  • Boston bombings: Death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev April 9, 2015

    A US jury on Wednesday unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of carrying out the 2013 Boston bombings, the worst attack in the US since the 9/11 al-Qaeda hijackings. ...
  • Islamic State Hacking Division releases 'list' having information of 100 members of US military March 23, 2015

    A group calling itself the Islamic State Hacking Division released an apparent 'hit list' which it claims has the personal information of 100 members of the US military. The information posted online includes names, photos and purported addresses of military personnel who have taken part in US military campaigns in...
  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani admits ISIS gaining influence in his country March 23, 2015

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has admitted that in an attempt to takeover, the ISIS is gaining influence in his country. The Afghan President will meet with US President Barack Obama on Monday. ...
  • India ready to deal with any foreign fund outflows: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan March 19, 2015

    US Federal Reserve had signalled that it is not averse to a rate hike if there is improvement in the US job market and inflation. The Federal Reserve has kept its key short-term rate near zero since late 2008 to bolster the economy. Meanwhile, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said...
  • It's a ritual that US President travels to Pakistan if he visits India: Wajid Shamsul Hasan March 17, 2015

    Longest serving Pakistan envoy to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan said that it has been a ritual for US President to visit Pakistan whenever he visits India to pacify the feelings of political masters. ...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla head to US for a 4-day visit March 12, 2015

    Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are heading to US for a four day visit. Ahead of that the two got candid in a CNN documentary. ...
  • Used personal email account for ‘convenience', says Hillary Clinton March 11, 2015

    Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping to end the controversy over her using her private e-mail account to conduct government business. "I opted for convenience to use my personal email account. I thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work, and one...
  • Ferguson Police engages in discrimination against African-Americans in city: US March 5, 2015

    The US Department of Justice has concluded that the Ferguson Police department routinely engages in discrimination against African-Americans in the city. The investigation began last year after the shooting of unarmed African-American teen Michael Brown by a white police officer. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra March 1, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Anchal Vohra on India @ 9. ...
  • Kent: Another temple attack in US spreads concern among Hindus March 1, 2015

    A Hindu temple in the US has been vandalised with several windows broken and the word "fear" painted on its wall, the second such incident in America's Washington state in February. Vandals used bricks to break several windows and then painted the word "fear" on the wall of the Kent...
  • There's less bureaucracy since the Modi government took office: Frank Kendall February 27, 2015

    "Ever since the Modi government has come, there has been a review of procurement policies and that is positive. Overall, there's less bureaucracy now than before," said US Under Secretary of Defence Frank Kendall a few hours before the Union Budget. ...
  • US not at war with Islam, terror has no religion: Barack Obama February 19, 2015

    Sharing his views on Islam and terrorism, US President Barack Obama said the US is not at war with Islam but with those who perverted Islam. ...
  • Temple vandalised in US, police probe the incident February 17, 2015

    A temple has been reportedly vandalised in the US. Reports said a swastika was sprayed on and "Get Out" written on the wall. The county police have launched an investigation into the incident. Sriram, a worshiper said, "The Bothell Hindu Temple has been here for more than 20 years and...
  • India steps in after video of man who was left paralysed after being assaulted in US surfaces February 16, 2015

    After watching the video which had captured the assault, India has sent its consul general to speak to the Mayor of Madison where the incident took place. The consul general also met other people from the Indian community in Madison. ...
  • Watch: 57-year-old Indian assaulted in US by police officers February 13, 2015

    A new video of the assault on a 57-year-old Indian has surfaced in which US policemen are seen throwing Sureshbhai Patel down. Patel, who was visiting his son in Alabama, was left partially paralysed when a police officer forced him on ground after receiving report of a "suspicious person" looking...
  • Centre responds to Obama's comment, says any "aberrations" cannot alter India's history of tolerance February 6, 2015

    Reacting cautiously to US President Barack Obama's concern about religious "intolerance" in India, the government has said that any "aberrations" do not alter India's history of tolerance. ...
  • Religious faiths target each other in India due to their beliefs: Barack Obama February 6, 2015

    White House may have refuted suggestions that Barack Obama's reference to religious intolerance during his speech in India was not a parting shot to the BJP. But the President himself has repeatd the need for religious harmony in India. He says Mahatma Gandhi would have been shocked by acts of...
  • Religious intolerance in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi: Obama February 6, 2015

    US President Barack Obama said that Mahatma Gandhi would have been shocked by the acts of intolerance experienced by all religious faiths in India. However Obama did not name any particular religion and said that violence is not unique to one religion or group. ...
  • Exclusive: US President Barack Obama on ties with India, China February 2, 2015

    In an exclusive interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria US President said that China has no reason to worry because of US's good ties with India and it is in America's interest that China continues its peaceful rise. ...
  • US applies steady pressure on Saudi for human rights: Obama January 28, 2015

    Even as US works closely with the Saudis on common strategic goals like counter terrorism, US President Barack Obama said he and his administration continue to apply "steady, consistent pressure" on issues like human rights. "Sometimes we have to balance our need to speak to them about human rights issues...