US News releases 2021 Best Colleges Rankings in post-COVID era

The US News & World Report unveiled the 2021 US News Best Colleges ranking even as students and schools across the country are grappling...


Indian-Americans have powered the economic growth of the United States, says Joe Biden

Biden also assured the Indian-American community that as president, he would address concerns related to the H-1B visa.


Indian-American judge denies appeal against Trump's work visa ban

Indian-American federal District Judge Amit P Mehta of the United States Court for the District of Columbia, had written in his 11-page...


Trump calls protesters who vandalised Mahatma Gandhi's statue 'bunch of thugs'

US President Donald Trump has said that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was among those vandalised by protesters in Washington DC in the...


Despite uptick towards Trump, majority of Indian-Americans support Democrats, show diaspora surveys

According to multiple polls conducted by diaspora organisations and CNN, a majority of the Asian-American community and two-thirds of...


Six Indian-American contestants in the 2020 Miss World America pageant

This year’s event will be held in the form of a series of virtual web casts in combination with online submissions due to the coronavirus...

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President Trump says COVID-19 vaccine might be ready in four weeks

President Donald Trump was speaking at a town hall event hosted by ABC News.


Honouring Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla, US company names spacecraft after her

United States' aerospace, defence, and security company Northrop Grumman has named its NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft after NASA Indian-American...


US President Donald Trump claims praise from PM Modi on COVID-19 testing

President Trump was speaking at an election rally in Reno, Nevada.


Would be 'insult' if Kamala Harris becomes first woman US President: Trump

United States President Donald Trump took another dig at Democratic Vice President nominee Kamala Harris saying "people don't like her" and...


Norwegian lawmaker nominates Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

This is the second time this lawmaker, a member of parliament from the right-wing Progress Party, has put forward the American president’s...

Mother would be proud, would tell me to beat Trump: Kamala Harris

The United States' Democratic Party's Indian-American vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said that her late mother would have...


Djokovic disqualified from US Open after unintentionally hitting line judge in the throat

World No 1 Novak Djokovic was sensationally disqualified from the US Open yesterday after he struck a line official with a ball during his...


Indian national and Indian-origin man among 12 people charged for illegally voting in 2016 US election

These charges are the latest indictments in an ongoing years-long federal criminal investigation being conducted by federal agencies.


India's Sumit Nagal crashes out of US Open after 2nd round loss to Dominic Thiem

Indian tennis star Sumit Nagal bowed out of the ongoing US Open after suffering a straight-sets defeat to world number three Dominic Thiem...


Get ready for COVID-19 vaccine distribution by November 1, US government tells states

The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided states with documents with a detailed vaccine rollout plan.


Nikki Haley calls for greater Indian diaspora presence in US politics

Indian-origin Republican leader Nikki Haley said she wants the four million strong Indian diaspora to get more involved in American politics...


Sumit Nagal becomes first Indian in 7 years to win at US Open

Sumit Nagal became the first Indian to win a singles match at the US Open in seven years when he beat Bradley Klahn yesterday and set up a...


Trump and Modi both larger than life figures, says US-VP Pence

United States Vice President Mike Pence gave a thumbs up to the US-India relationship, stating that the “best was yet to come."


Kamala Harris urges South Asian women to become leaders

Speaking during a virtual event, Indian-origin Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris urged South Asian women to run for...


US Open: India's Sumit Nagal may face 2nd seed Thiem if he wins against US' Bradley Kahn

India’s Sumit Nagal has drawn United States’ Bradley Klahn as his first-round opponent in the men’s singles category at the US Open...


Kamala Harris remembers her grandfather and the lessons he taught her on their morning walks in India

Harris said those walks along the beach in India really "planted something in my mind and created a commitment in me.''


Trump wise like 'ullu', Biden 'jaisa neta ho': Campaign videos targeting Indian-Americans

Both Republicans and Democrats are gathering momentum in their campaigns for the 2020 United States Presidential election with ads and...


Indian software developer among five people sworn in at rare naturalisation ceremony at the White House

The video of the ceremony was played during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday.

Indian-American Nikki Haley says she is 'a proud daughter of Indian immigrants' at RNC speech

Describing herself as a proud daughter of Indian immigrants, Indian-origin Republican politician Nikki Haley strongly rejected the...


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