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Jaahnavi Kandula death: Without context, ‘comment could be interpreted as horrifying and crude’, admits Seattle Police officer

An online campaign has started on Change.org, demanding the dismissal of Daniel Auderer from the Seattle Police force. The petition got more...


US federal entity plans hearing on religious freedom in India; levels allegation of ‘discriminatory policies’

This announcement follows two successful recent bilateral meetings between Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of the United...


G20 Summit: Biden and Modi hold bilateral talks; US and India plan to send Indian astronaut to ISS next year

President Joe Biden congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the historic landing of Chandrayaan-3 at the south polar region of the...


Sorry if I embarrassed you and your family and friends: Jimmy Fallon apologises to ‘The Tonight Show’ staffers

The Rolling Stone magazine has come out with a report in which many staffers alleged that The Tonight Show has been a toxic workplace for...


Nikki Haley casts doubt on Republican nomination for Trump; also says ‘we can’t have a President Kamala Harris’

Nikki Haley, one of the two Indian-origin contenders gunning for a Republican nomination in the 2024 US presidential elections, has cast...


President Joe Biden highlights climate crisis after surveying the USD 20 billion damage done by Hurricane Idalia

US President Joe Biden, who visited Florida with First Lady Jill Biden, met first responders and also assured the affected people on the...


American woman enters Guinness Book of World Records for her mullet

America's Tami Manis enters Guinness Book of World Records for her mullet


US state of Georgia officially declares October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

In a proclamation, Governor of Georgia Brian Kemp designated October as Hindu Heritage Month. His statement said that Hindu heritage would...


Indian-American dentist pleads guilty to stealing half-a-million in COVID-19 relief money; faces 10 years in jail

An Indian-American dentist, with his practice in California, has pleaded guilty to stealing USD500,000 in COVID-19 relief money for two...


Rapper Eminem asks Indian-origin American Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy to stop using his songs

Eminem asked Vivek Ramaswamy to stop using his music on the campaign trail.


Vivek Ramaswamy, US presidential candidate, says vice-president to Donald Trump could be “a fine position” for him

Rumours of a joint ticket between the two men in the 2024 race were fanned by the Trump campaign’s praise for Ramaswamy after the first...


US President Joe Biden to visit India in Sept for G20 summit; agenda has climate crisis and Russia-Ukraine war

Announcing the visit, the White House said that President Biden would also commend Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership of the...


Pakistani-origin accused in Mumbai 26/11 terror attack gets extradition breather from US court

A US court has stayed the extradition of Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana to India, overriding the Biden...


Republican candidate Nikki Haley brings calmness to a highly polarised America, say PIO donors and friends

Indian-origin Republican leader Nikki Haley, former Governor of South Carolina and former US Ambassador to the United Nations, is taking...


Donald Trump vows “retribution” tariff on Indian products sold in the US, if voted to power in 2024

Donald Trump wants to slap high taxes on Indian products marketed in America as a tit-for-tat measure against the taxes imposed by India on...


America’s 10 per cent wealthiest responsible for 40 per cent of nation’s total greenhouse gas emissions, study reveals

A new study has revealed that the wealthiest Americans, those whose income places them in the top 10 per cent of earners, are responsible...


Hindu temple in British Columbia, Canada, vandalised by Khalistan supporters; incident is latest in a series of attacks

Two supporters of the Khalistan extremist movement intruded into Shri Lakshmi Narayan Mandir in Surrey, British Columbia, and vandalised the...


China condemns ‘transit’ of Taiwan’s Vice President Lai Ching-te through the US

China strongly condemns ‘transit’ of Taiwan’s Vice President Lai Ching-te through US


US fines Elon Musk's X USD 350,000 for delayed response in Donald Trump records

The United States is imposing a fine of USD 350,000 on X, formerly known as Twitter, for delaying the provision of records pertaining to...


Joe Biden cracks whip on US high tech investments in China, cites national security

US President Joe Biden has banned US high tech investments in China citing national security, as he signed an executive order to bring the...


Russia-Ukraine war will top the agenda at September G20 summit in India, says US

World leaders, including President of the United States of America Joe Biden, who are scheduled to attend the G20 summit (September 9-10) to...


PM Modi’s US visit followed by US lawmakers’ trip to India for August 15 ceremony at Red Fort

The bipartisan Congressional delegation is led by Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna and Congressman Michael Waltz. The two are co-chairs...


Three killed in Washington DC shooting on Saturday as homicides rise in the US capital

At least three people were killed in a shooting incident in the U.S. capital of Washington DC early Saturday.


Two U.S. Navy sailors arrested for transmitting military information to China

At least two US Navy servicemembers were arrested for allegedly transmitting military information to China.


New York City: Long Island Rail Road train derails, 13 hurt

As many as 13 people were hurt as a Long Island Rail Road train derailed outside New York City's Queens borough station on Thursday.