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  • Trump impeachment: Next round of public hearings announced

    Trump impeachment: Next round of public hearings announced

    World | November 13, 2019 15:19 IST

    The US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has unveiled the schedule for public hearings of eight more witnesses as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine

  • Trump blames Fed's policy for capping economic gains

    Trump blames Fed's policy for capping economic gains

    World | November 13, 2019 9:49 IST

    US President Donald Trump has criticised the Federal Reserve's monetary policies, saying the central bank's hesitation in lowering the interest rates capped gains in the US economy and stock market

  • Latest World News Sikhs third most targetted community in US after Jews, Muslims: FBI report, Accord

    Sikhs third most targetted community in US after Jews, Muslims

    World | November 13, 2019 10:40 IST

    According to the Federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, Americans experience an average of 250,000 hate crimes per year; this latest FBI data, by contrast, only managed to document 7,120 incidents, with less than 13 per cent of law enforcement affirmatively providing reports of hate crimes, it said.

  • Nile River

    Nile river six times as old as previously thought

    World | November 12, 2019 12:34 IST

    The Nile river flowing through Egypt could be six times as old as previously thought, according to a study which estimated it to have originated at least 30 million years ago.

  • President Trump has not done anything to be impeached: Nikki Haley

    President Trump has not done anything to be impeached: Nikki Haley says

    World | November 11, 2019 17:41 IST

    President Trump, a Republican, is accused of trying to pressure Ukraine into investigating unsubstantiated corruption claims against his Democratic Party political rival and former vice president Joe Biden, and his son who worked with an Ukrainian gas company

  • Nikki Haley shares advice for immigrants to advance in US

    Nikki Haley shares advice for immigrants to advance in US

    World | November 11, 2019 14:13 IST

    She recounted to a TV interviewer on Sunday that in the small town of Bamberg in South Carolina where her mother wore a saree and her father a turban, she would get teased in the playground.

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes opening of

    UN Secretary General welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

    World | November 10, 2019 10:02 IST

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, saying the initiative paves the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.

  • UNSG welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

    UN Secretary General welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

    World | November 09, 2019 23:52 IST

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, saying the initiative paves the way for interfaith harmony and understanding.

  • Donald Trump charity

    Trump ordered to pay $2 million for violating US charity laws

    World | November 08, 2019 8:27 IST

    New York State Attorney General Letitia James confirmed in a statement an agreement according to which Trump would be fined for damages and improperly using the charitable donations for personal, political and business purposes, including legal settlements, campaign contributions.

  • H1B visa application

    US hikes H-1B visa application fee by USD 10

    World | November 08, 2019 7:55 IST

    The H-1B program allows companies in the United States to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the application of a body of highly specialised knowledge and a bachelor's degree or higher in the specific specialty, or its equivalent.

  • Meaningful collective responses to curb terrorism continues to remain elusive: India

    India | November 06, 2019 11:05 IST

    Naidu stressed that India firmly believes human rights issues cannot be approached in isolation, ignoring the complex and intricate relationship between human rights, development, democracy and international cooperation.

  • Iran lashes out against fresh US sanctions

    Iran lashes out against fresh US sanctions

    World | November 06, 2019 8:54 IST

    Irans Foreign Ministry on Tuesday lashed out at the fresh sanctions imposed by the US on people in the inner circle of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, saying the punitive measures highlighted Washington's bullying of other countries. The Ministry claimed the sanctions revealed the desperation and "inability" of the US to use diplomacy.

  • Terrorist attack in India

    ISIS-K had attempted suicide attack in India last year: American official

    World | November 06, 2019 7:08 IST

    A top official of the United States has said the Khorasan group of ISIS or the ISIS-K had attempted a suicide attack in India last year, which had apparently failed. The Khorasan group of ISIS or the ISIS-K operates in South Asia and is of the most concern to the US. 

  • Man stabbed to death over chicken sandwich in US

    Man stabbed to death over chicken sandwich in US

    World | November 05, 2019 19:30 IST

    The victim, a 28-year-old man, was stabbed outside the restaurant around on Monday, Prince George's County Police spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan told reporters.

  • Paris climate deal

    US begins formal withdrawal from Paris climate deal

    World | November 05, 2019 6:35 IST

    As the United States has officially begun the process of withdrawing from the Paris climate deal, President Donald Trump has been hugely criticised by environmental experts and critics, who termed it as a reckless failure of leadership. Meanwhile, Mike Pompeo has submitted a formal notice to the United Nations in this regard.

  • Indian wins big in Abu Dhabi raffle

    Indian wins big in Abu Dhabi raffle

    World | November 04, 2019 14:43 IST

    The winner Sreenu Sreedharan Nair, who lives in India, was however, not reachable when Big Ticket organisers called him four to five times on Sunday evening, reports the Gulf News

  • US debt exceeds $23 tn for first time in history

    US debt exceeds $23 trillion for first time in history

    Business | November 02, 2019 12:43 IST

    According to The Hill news, the national debt has grown by about 16 per cent since President Donald Trump came to power in January 2017 when it stood at $19.9 trillion. The US debt exceeded $22 trillion for the first time 10 months ago.

  • US imposes sanctions on Iran's construction sector

    US imposes sanctions on Iran's construction sector

    World | November 01, 2019 11:28 IST

    The US also slapped sanctions on the trade of four materials with Iran, which Washington claimed were used in connection with Tehran's nuclear, military or ballistic missile programmes, said the statement.

  • Shares of the state-owned lender rose 16.40 per cent to Rs

    United Bank stocks jump nearly 17 pc post Q2 results

    Business | October 31, 2019 12:21 IST

    Shares of the state-owned lender rose 16.40 per cent to Rs 10.36 apiece on the BSE. On the NSE, the scrip zoomed 16.85 per cent to Rs 10.05.

  • Unitech loses property in Noida over Rs 1,203 crore dues

    Unitech loses property in Noida over Rs 1,203 crore dues

    Business | October 30, 2019 23:19 IST

    The Noida Authority on Wednesday said it has cancelled the allotment of a group housing property to crisis-hit realtor Unitech over non-payment of dues worth Rs 1,203 crore.

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