MARYLAND

  • US: 1st Dallas nurse with Ebola arrives in Maryland 3 days ago

    Frederick, Maryland: The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man at a Dallas hospital walked gingerly down the stairs of an executive jet into a waiting ambulance at a fog-shrouded airport Thursday. Nina Pham was being transported to the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center...
  • Justin Rose triumphs in playoff to win his sixth PGA Tour title June 30, 2014

    Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday. Britain's Rose sank a 15foot bogey putt at the final regulation hole before parring it a few minutes later to edge...
  • Indian American youngster may win Spelling Bee contest this year too May 27, 2014

    Washington: No one knows who will win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland this week, but if past performance is anything to go by, odds are an Indian American youngster will walk away with the trophy. Children of Indian origin have had a stunning run in the nationally televised...
  • US: Three including gunman killed in Maryland mall shooting January 26, 2014

    Columbia: A gunman opened fire with a shotgun in a skate shop at a crowded shopping mall near Baltimore on Saturday, killing two store employees and wounding another person before apparently killing himself, police said. Howard County police said they did not know the motive for the shooting at the large...
  • US: FBI hunts for new headquarters January 9, 2013

    Washington: The US government's move to replace the FBI's crumbling Washington headquarters, dismissed as "a dump" by one congresswoman, has sparked a fight between Virginia, Maryland and the capital for the billiondollar project. Early signs point to suburban Prince George's County in Maryland as the frontrunner as officials in the...
  • US police thwart 'Batman' shooting repeat July 28, 2012

    Maryland: Maryland police thwarted a "violent episode" by a man who called himself a "joker" in an apparent reference to last week's Colorado movie theater massacre and threatened to use an arsenal of firearms against his former coworkers, police said on Friday. The announcement by Prince George's County Police came a...
  • Eastern US storms kill 12; millions lose power July 1, 2012

    Washington: Millions of people across the eastern United States baked in record heat on Saturday after deadly thunderstorms downed powerlines from Indiana to Maryland, killing at least 12 people and leaving over 3 million homes and businesses without power. Emergencies were declared in Washington DC, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia because...
  • Maryland Governor on FDI, Bollywood and more December 6, 2011

    Maryland Governor Martin Joseph O'Malley led one of the largest business delegations from the USA ever to visit India. ...
  • Water main breaks in Maryland, people trapped in cars December 24, 2008

    Washington: A massive water main break flooded a road in Maryland, trapping people in dozens of cars. Helicopters made repeated attempts in some cases to get victims into rescue baskets and lift them to safety. It was a difficult task given the fast moving current up to 4 feet deep...
  • How safe are cloned animal products? January 9, 2007

    Maryland (United States): How safe are the milk and meat from cloned cows? While the Food and Drug Administration says its safe, a Maryland dairy farmer, Greg Wiles, who has cloned cows Cyagra Z and Genesis Z for five years, is not convinced. From the normal, healthy one everything has been...
  • Sanskrit stages a comeback in the US August 18, 2006

    University of Maryland: Ever thought what the famous Gabbar Singh scene from Sholay might sound in Sanskrit? A group of Sanskrit fans at the University of Maryland did the translation, put a short performance together and their audience a small group of college students loved it. The response encouraged...