US honours Delhi gang-rape victim with courage award - 2 months ago
In a rare gesture, US Secretary of State, John Kerry asked the jam packed auditorium to stand and join him in a moment of silence for 'Nirbhaya', whom he described as "brave, big heart and fearless".
Subramanian Swamy asks US to work with Sri Lanka on resolution at UNHRC - 2 months ago
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy has asked the Obama Administration to undertake bilateral consultations with Colombo to work out a consensus on the draft of the alleged human rights violations in Sri Lanka proposed to be tabled in UNHRC in Geneva.
FBI arrests Pak-origin man for 2009 suicide bombing at ISI HQ - 2 months ago
A Pakistani-American man has been arrested by the FBI on charges of providing material support to terrorists involved in the 2009 suicide attack at the ISI headquarters in Lahore that killed 30 people and wounded more than 300 others.
Cancellation of Narendra Modi's speech at Wharton a missed opportunity for students: USIBC - 2 months ago
Expressing his dissatisfaction over the decision taken by organisers of the WIFE - which is run and managed by the Wharton students - US India Business Council president Ron Somers said he gives Modi credit for being willing to submit to a 'no ground rules' grilling.
US to honour Delhi gang-rape victim with prestigious Int'l Women of Courage Award - 2 months ago
Nirbhaya, the 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim, will be posthumously honoured by the US with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award for inspiring people to fight against gender-based violence.
US lawmaker praises Narendra Modi for his extraordinary leadership - 3 months ago
An American lawmaker has asked the US Government to "support openly and fully" the vision and ideas of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, observing that because of his extraordinary leadership his state is now an economic powerhouse of the country.
Possibility of Headley's extradition to India: US attorney - 3 months ago
If Headley violates his guilty plea by not co-operating with the US Government or any foreign government in future investigations and not being truthful, he may be extradited.
US supports India's 'critical' role in maintaining regional stability - 4 months ago
The two countries also look continue to develop their defence partnership through military sales and joint research, co-production and co-development efforts.
Indian techie in US accused of groping woman during flight - 5 months ago
On a work visa in the US, Srinivasa S Erramilli faces a maximum sentence of two years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the offence.
Sitar maestro Pt Ravi Shankar passes away - 5 months ago
Shankar was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1999, and received three Grammy Awards.