A US-based Sikh group today said that it will challenge the decision of an American district court last week to dismiss alleged human rights violations case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh......read more
One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents scurrying for shelter. The tornadoes that touc......read more
Alaska's Pavlof Volcano sent ash and steam skyward but not enough to raise the aviation threat for international air carriers.
A satellite at 12:40 am yesterday measured an ash cloud at 19,500 feet (......read more
An airline official says a US Airways flight with 34 people aboard was forced to make a belly landing at Newark International Airport after experiencing landing gear trouble. No injuries were reported......read more
An Indian has been sentenced to three years of imprisonment on charges of trafficking immigrants from India into the United States, the Department of Justice said.
Kaushik Jayantibhai Thakkar, 33, alo......read more
The number of Hindus migrating to the US every year has more than doubled in the last one decade, with an overwhelming majority of them coming from India, a new study released today said.
An average o......read more
Terming incidents of sexual assault inside the military as not only a crime, but also shameful and disgraceful, US President Barack Obama has said that such events would weaken the army.
The issue of ......read more
A key Senate committee has confirmed the nomination of a Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan as a judge to the DC Circuit Court, which is considered to be the second top court of the US after the Supr......read more
He may have been the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago. He may have written a book extolling constitutional values i......read more
US President Barack Obama has congratulated PML-N chief and Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif and welcomed the historic, peaceful and transparent transfer of civilian power in Pakistan.
"Today, the Pr......read more
Even as there is a sense of positivity over Indo-Pak ties after the outcome of Pakistan polls, a former Pakistani diplomat believes a regime change is unlikely to bring any substantial shift in Islama......read more
Left crumpled in the gutter after an ill-fated visit to a seedy club in a rough part of Mexico City, the grandson of murdered US civil rights leader Malcolm X lay dying engulfed in the stench of sewag......read more
The cars roll endlessly off the local assembly lines of the industry's biggest automakers, more than 10,000 a day, into the eager hands of Brazil's new middle class. The shiny new Fords, Fiats, and ......read more
Nineteen people including two young children were shot on Sunday when gunfire erupted at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, police said.
Shots rang out at 1.45 p.m. local time as the second line o......read more