Pennsylvania

  • US: Student stabs 22 people at school, arrested 10-04-2014 08:26 AM

    Washington: Twenty-one students and an adult were injured when a teenager, armed with knives, attacked students and staff at a high school in the US state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, officials said. "A critical incident has occurred at the high school. All elementary schools are cancelled, the middle school and...
  • US: Twenty hurt at Pennsylvania high school after stabbing spree 09-04-2014 08:21 PM

    Twenty students were injured after a stabbing attack, apparently by a male student, at a Pennsylvania high school on Wednesday, and four of the victims were flown to area hospitals, officials said. The suspected attacker, a student at the school, was in custody, local media reported, citing police. The incident...
  • Frigid temperatures to persist in northeast US, less snowfall expected today 22-01-2014 04:44 PM

    Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday looked to dig themselves out from a storm that has dumped over a foot (30.5 cm) of snow in many places, snarling traffic and forcing the Philadelphia school system to shut down. The weather system packing snow and Arctic cold forced the...
  • US newlyweds killed man for thrill 07-12-2013 06:07 PM

    A couple married just three weeks lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said. Elytte Barbour told officers before his arrest on Friday night that he and his wife, Miranda, had planned to kill before but their plans...
  • 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school; gunman sought 14-11-2013 09:28 AM

    Pittsburgh: School officials say three students were shot outside a high school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and police are searching for a gunman. Pittsburgh school district spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says the students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to...
  • 10-year-old boy robs lemonade stand with a gun in Pennsylvania: Police 02-08-2013 02:11 AM

    Authorities say a 12-year-old boy used a BB gun to rob a 10-year-old who was running a lemonade stand in Pennsylvania. Johnstown Sgt Patrick Goggin says the 12-year-old approached the stand on Monday with what appeared to be a handgun in his pocket and threatened the younger boy. Goggin says...
  • Four Indo-American professors win 2013 Simons Investigators award 27-07-2013 10:40 AM

    Four Indian American professors are among the 13 mathematicians, theoretical physicists and theoretical computer scientists who have won 2013 Simons Investigators awards. Currently working at Stanford University, Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania University, they will each receive $100,000 a year for five years for their long-term research with...
  • Billy Horschel, Phil Mickelson lead at US Open 15-06-2013 09:07 AM

    Pennsylvania: Phil Mickelson drilled a long birdie on his final hole and Billy Horschel made every green in regulation on Friday to be the only two players below par after a long and trying second day of the U.S. Open. Nearly half the field did not finish the second round...
  • Tradition, weather collide for US Open at Merion 13-06-2013 02:21 PM

    Ardmore, Pennsylvania: Under bright sunshine and a gentle breeze, Sergio Garcia signed autographs near the tee box at the 16th hole during his final practice round for the US Open. He then sent his drive in the direction of one of those charming red wicker baskets that sit atop the...
  • Why Wharton invited Modi, disinvited him and why many others withdrew

    Master and a glass of Margarita |  Tathagata Bhattacharya
    The controversy generated over the invite extended to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to address the India Economic Forum at The Wharton School of the...

  • US elections: Barack Obama wins Pennsylvania 07-11-2012 08:50 AM

    Washington: Pennsylvania has turned out to be safe for the Democrats after all. The state's 20 electoral votes are going to President Barack Obama. Pennsylvania had been considered to be in Obama's column for much of the campaign. But in recent days, as polls appeared to narrow, Mitt Romney's campaign...
  • US: 5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm 28-10-2012 10:56 PM

    1. A Northbound Hurricane Hurricane Sandy is moving slowly toward the north-northeast but is expected to turn to the north and west later Sunday and Monday, forecasters say. At some point, it's expected to become what's known as an extratropical storm. Unlike a tropical system like a hurricane, which gets...
  • US: Hurricane Sandy downgraded to tropical storm 27-10-2012 02:56 PM

    Bloomsburg: The National Weather Service has downgraded Sandy from a hurricane to a tropical storm but warns that "widespread impacts" are still expected into next week for the US East Coast. The storm was expected to increase in speed and move away from the Bahamas and parallel to the southeast...
  • Baby Saanvi death: Suspect to be charged with double murder 27-10-2012 08:44 AM

    A 10-month-old child of Indian origin, baby Saanvi Venna, who was kidnapped four days ago from her home in Pennsylvania, was found murdered in Santiago on Friday. The US media quoted authorities as saying that the baby was found dead and a suspect was charged with murdering both the baby...
  • Love letter delivered 53 years late 16-07-2011 03:29 PM

    Pittsburgh: A love letter written to a US college student in the state of Pennsylvania and delivered 53 years late will be mailed to its intended recipient who is now an elderly ma. A spokeswoman for the California University of Pennsylvania said the letter, addressed to Mr Clark C Moore...
  • Happy people eat candies, hopeful ones eat fruit 20-04-2011 12:11 PM

    Washington: Happy people are more likely to eat candy bars and hopeful ones choose fruit. "Most of us are aware that we often fall victim to emotional eating, but how is it that we might choose unhealthy or healthy snacks when we're feeling good?" write authors Karen Page Winterich of...
  • People act morally if somebody is watching 09-03-2011 10:30 AM

    Washington: A new study says that most people would be quite comfortable pocketing an extra $ 20 note they receive in change, especially when the cashier is not looking. "Omissions and commissions come up relatively frequently in everyday life, and we sometimes puzzle over them," says psychologist Peter DeScioli of...
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  • Watch: Santa brings Christmas cheer to Pennsylvania hamlet 04-12-2008 03:43 PM

    Not everyone is thrilled about his addition to the neighborhood. ...
  • Six Indians killed in crash on way to Niagara Falls 11-05-2008 10:46 PM

    Mohali: Pune Warriors India's pacer Ashish Nehra has blamed it on the fielding lapses and not playing the full quota of 20 overs for his team's seven-wicket loss to Kings XI Punjab in their IPL match here at the PCA stadium on Thursday. The kind of chances we got... [Robin]...
  • Pennsylvania gets set to vote but Obama's not worried 23-04-2008 01:56 AM

    Indore: Bengal speedsters Ashok Dinda and Mohammed Shami Ahmed bowled at a brisk pace to shot Central Zone out for a paltry 133, on the first day of the Duleep Trophy final at the Holkar Stadium on Sunday. At stumps, East Zone were 88 for three - still 46 shy...
  • US polls: Voters gear up for Pennsylvania primaries 22-04-2008 10:46 AM

    Bangalore: Former New Zealand cricket great Richard Hadlee believes that India should persist with the veteran trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and V V S Laxman for some more time. You can't be talking about Tendulkar, Laxman and Dravid's retirement. You can't afford to lose all these players in...
  • Clinton, Obama fight on for pivotal Penn primary 21-04-2008 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: With speculation on that Sachin Tendulkar may be rested for the next match, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday. Tendulkar looked in good touch as he scored 48 before being bowled by Angelo Mathews but it is still not clear whether the senior batsman would play the...