Wednesday 28 June, 2017

US, India tell Pakistan: Don’t let terrorists use your territory

Washington, June 27 (IANS) In a strong message to Islamabad, the US and India have told Pakistan to ensure its territory is not used for terror attacks on other countries and asked it to bring to justice terrorists blamed for attacks in Mumbai [...]

It’s an honor for 125 billion Indians: Modi at White House

Washington, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached White House on Monday afternoon where US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed him. Modi called the “immense warmth” by the White House as an [...]

Logic of Indo-US strategic ties ‘incontrovertible’, says Modi

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Saying both India and the US are determined to defeat the “scourge” of terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that “the logic of our strategic relationship is incontrovertible”. Modi, [...]

Three held for March killing of Harnish Patel in South Carolina

New York, June 22 (IANS) Three men who allegedly wanted to “smash an Indian” have been arrested and charged in connection with the killing of an Indian man in South Carolina in March, which sent shockwaves across the Indian community [...]

Stamps release, water puja, meditation mark Yoga celebrations at UN

United Nations, June 21 (IANS) The UN began the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations with the release of stamps, a water puja and meditations for peace in the world’s most diverse gathering of nationalities, religions and races. More [...]

Muslim girl assaulted, killed after leaving US mosque

Washington, June 19 (IANS) A Muslim girl was found dead a day after she was assaulted near a mosque in the US state of Virginia and a suspect has been arrested, police said. The victim was identified as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston [...]

Trump administration ends protection of undocumented immigrant parents

Washington, June 16 (IANS) President Donald Trump’s administration has ended a policy that protected undocumented immigrants with children who are US citizens or permanent residents, the media reported. Homeland Security Secretary John [...]

Indian among three ‘global terrorists’ declared by US State Department

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The US State Department on Thursday named three key Islamic State (IS) operatives, including an Indian recruiter, to its Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) list, an official statement said. The State Department [...]

Bangladeshi diplomat in the US charged with trafficking

New York, June 13 (IANS) A high-ranking Bangladeshi diplomat based in New York, accused of forcing his servant to work for up to 18 hours a day without pay, was charged on Monday with labour trafficking and assault, CNN reported. Shahedul Islam, [...]

There’s evidence to open case against Trump: Bharara

New York, June 12 (IANS) Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara who was fired by Donald Trump’s administration in March, has said that said there were “absolute evidence” to begin a case for obstruction of justice against [...]