Virginia

  • Shocking CCTV footage shows Pizza Hut employee urinating in kitchen sink 20-02-2014 12:10 PM

    A Pizza Hut employee in Kermit, West Virginia, was caught peeing in the sink in footage from a CCTV camera. The shocking video led to the closure of the Pizza Hut unit. Mingo County health officials shut down the Kermit branch after news media reported that the man involved was...
  • US: Virginia senator Creigh Deeds stabbed by son 20-11-2013 09:40 AM

    Charlottesville (Virginia, USA): The son of a state senator in the US stabbed his father in the head and chest Tuesday before apparently killing himself with a gun, according to initial reports from police. Authorities were still piecing together a motive and the circumstances that led up to the stabbing...
  • Dozens injured as car plows through parade in Virginia 19-05-2013 07:35 AM

    A car driven by an elderly man who may have lost consciousness plowed through a small-town parade of hiking enthusiasts in southwestern Virginia on Saturday, injuring dozens of people, nine seriously enough to be sent to hospitals, authorities said. The incident occurred in the Appalachian town of Damascus at the...
  • US: FBI hunts for new headquarters 09-01-2013 10:07 AM

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  • Zeta-Jones eying 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?' 22-11-2012 11:30 AM

    London: Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is eager to team up with husband Michael Douglas in a new stage production of 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?'. The Tony Award winner is keen to recreate the role of Martha in the tense Edward Albee play and she would like Douglas to play her...
  • US Elections: Obama, Romney pursue last votes in deadlocked race 05-11-2012 08:05 PM

    Sanford: One day left in their stubbornly deadlocked race, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are storming through a final exhaustive campaign push Monday that won't end until the wee hours of Election Day in pursuit of every possible vote. Both candidates say the winner will be determined by...
  • US: Police identify Virginia Tech gunman 10-12-2011 08:16 AM

    Blacksburg (Virginia): A dean's list student who killed a Virginia Tech police officer had no ties to the university and did not know the patrolman, authorities said on Friday without offering a motive for a crime spree that spanned two days and ended in suicide. Ross Truett Ashley, 22, first...
  • Virginia Tech shooter killed himself: Police 10-12-2011 12:26 AM

    Blackburg: A man who fatally shot a Virginia Tech police officer on Thursday apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Virginia State police said on Friday. The incident prompted a lockdown of the campus on Thursday and revived memories of a gunman's 2007 rampage that left 33 people dead in...
  • US: Shots fired at Virginia Tech, two killed 09-12-2011 12:26 AM

    Washington: Two people were killed in a shooting at the Virginia Tech campus on Thursday, a university spokesman said. Police were apprehending one person, the Collegiate Times newspaper said, before issuing another Twitter message saying the "person who surrendered at Performance Arts building is not under arrest." The shooting comes...
  • NRIs celebrate Chhat pooja on American shores 02-11-2011 08:58 AM

    Washington: The ancient Hindu festival 'Chhat', dedicated to worshipping Sun, which attracts millions of people in India, has reached the American shores too. More than 200 people - mostly Indian American - had gathered on Monday evening on the banks of the historic Potomac river in Sterling, Virginia, a suburb...
  • In naming female CEO, IBM passes gender milestone 26-10-2011 12:48 PM

    San Francisco: IBM Corp. has passed a milestone, naming the first female CEO in the company's 100-year history. The selection of Virginia "Ginni" Rometty, announced Tuesday, is also a statement about the growing influence of women in the top tiers of the technology world. Two of the biggest technology companies...
  • US: Obama declares emergency in four States 27-08-2011 04:53 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Saturday declared emergency in three States of New York, Virginia and Massachusetts which empowered federal agencies to take all steps required to protect people and properties, as hurricane Irene with a sustained wind speed of 100 miles per hour gushed toward the eastern shores of...
  • Quake rocks Washington, felt on East Coast 24-08-2011 01:04 AM

    Washington: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake centered in Virginia forced evacuations of all the monuments on the National Mall in Washington and rattled nerves from Georgia to Martha's Vineyard, the Massachusetts island where President Barack Obama is vacationing. No injuries were immediately reported. The US Geological Survey said the earthquake was...
  • Visa fraud: US warns Indian students 30-07-2011 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: The US has alerted Indian students planning to go to America about the existence of visa fraud rings and fraudulent document vendors. This in the wake of a raid on yet another US university on the alleged charges of visa fraud. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and...
  • US warns Indian students about fraud visa rings 30-07-2011 09:31 AM

    Washington: As another US university came under the scanner, the United States asked Indian students to be alert to the existence of 'predatory visa fraud rings and fraudulent document vendors'. "We are looking into this matter, we're following the case closely, and we're in communication with the Government of India...
  • Another sham university? US initiates action 29-07-2011 07:51 AM

    Washington: Authorities in US have initiated action against another university, this time in the suburb of Washington, where an overwhelming number of students are from India with majority of them reportedly from Andhra Pradesh. However, based on their experience of the "shamed" Tri Valley University in California, wherein the Indian...
  • Finally, an E coli answer: It was the sprouts 11-06-2011 01:17 AM

    Berlin: Specialists in high-tech labs tested thousands of vegetables as they hunted for the source of world's deadliest E coli outbreak, but in the end it was old-fashioned detective work that provided the answer: German-grown sprouts. After more than a month of searching, health officials announced on Friday they had...
  • At least 37 dead in storm across 6 US states 17-04-2011 08:45 PM

    Raleigh: A furious storm system that kicked up tornadoes, flash floods and hail as big as softballs has left at least 37 people dead on a rampage that has stretched for days as it barreled from Oklahoma to North Carolina and Virginia. Emergency crews searched for victims in hard-hit swaths...
  • Demi Moore set to reveal all in memoir 08-06-2010 02:52 PM

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  • Spanish duo lift women's doubles title 07-06-2008 04:25 PM

    Former India wicketkeeper said, an experienced player like Boucher could have avoided the incident by wearing a helmet. ...
  • West Virginia won, but Hillary still trails Obama 15-05-2008 02:04 AM

    CNN-IBN cricket experts discuss the reasons behind Mumbai Indians defeat against Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium. ...
  • Hillary wins West Virginia, vows to not back out 14-05-2008 08:07 AM

    Port-of-Spain: Persistent rain spoiled a West Indies run-chase at 53 for 2 in pursuit of a teasing target of 215 in 61 overs against Australia as the second Test ended in a damp draw on Thursday. Showers arrived 40 minutes before tea and there was no more play possible on...
  • Nothing humourous about this comic controversy 18-03-2008 03:51 PM

    Cape Town: Graeme Smith hoped his captain's knock that led South Africa to a spectacular victory in the first Test would finally silence his critics while his Australian counterpart Michael Clarke lambasted his team for an abysmal performance with bat and ball. Chasing 236 for an unlikely win after a...
  • Obama wins Virginia primary, Hillary looks to Texas 13-02-2008 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: How the term 'win at all costs' chose the English players as a medium to exhibit its ugly and ruthless side was for all the world to see in 1932-33. Donald Bradman had begun to show the kind of form which would eventually take him to the exhalted...