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Death sentences in US decline sharply as public attitudes shift

December 21, 2016 4:25 pm

The growing reluctance of juries to sentence defendants to death is one of several factors contributing to the overall drop in executions.

US: Will keep challenging Beijing's 'aggressive, assertive' behaviour in SCS

December 14, 2016 3:25 pm

"We will not allow the shared domains to be closed down unilaterally, no matter how many bases are built on artificial features in the South China Sea," Admiral Harry Harris said.

Have voiced concern to Pakistan over terror safe havens: US

December 08, 2016 1:35 pm

The US has also voiced concern after India and Afghanistan hit out at Pakistan at the Heart of Asia conference for tolerance of terror safe havens.

US transgenders avoid public restrooms fearing harassment: Survey

December 08, 2016 11:44 am

Survey by National Center for Transgender Equality on public restrooms reveals 60 per cent of transgender Americans avoid using public restrooms for fear of confrontation.

Cuba wants to sign accords with US before Barack Obama exit: Officials

December 08, 2016 7:59 am

The more Cuba and the United States deepen their detente, the more irreversible it will become, analysts said.

US lawmakers concerned over curb on Christian charity in India

December 07, 2016 2:24 pm

Human rights bodies and Compassion International say curbs imposed by India to regulate foreign funding is making it difficult for them to work with poor children.

Time to reconcile: Two cities overcome Pearl Harbour legacy

December 07, 2016 12:27 pm

Co-organised by US and Japan, Tatsunobu Isoda, mayor of Nagaoka, is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the 75 year anniversary of Pearl Harbour as friends.

Donald Trump appoints first woman Nikki Haley in his cabinet, as envoy to UN

November 24, 2016 7:28 am

The 44-year-old daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley represents what some Republicans hope could be the new face of their party: a younger, more diverse generation of leaders.

Obama, Saudi prince focus on fight against ISIL

June 18, 2016 4:58 am

Obama met with Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval office for about an hour.

Donald Trump to meet NRA, floats terrorism 'watch list' gun curbs

June 16, 2016 1:02 am

The Trump campaign declined to provide more information about the NRA meeting.

US PHOTOS

Modi in US, Day 2: Meetings with Obama, Ash Carter, grand welcome at USIBC gala

June 08, 2016 9:37 am

The Prime Minister said that a larger Indian economy has multiple benefits for the world

Narendra Modi meets Barack Obama: Taking bilateral ties to new heights

June 07, 2016 9:56 am

Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldiers and paid homage to Indian-American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla at Arlington National Cemetery.

Monster blizzard paralyzes eastern, southern US with snow

January 23, 2016 9:07 pm

A blizzard with gale-force winds paralyzed the southern and eastern United States on Saturday.

Born on the Fourth of July: Parades, Fireworks and Hot Dogs

July 05, 2015 11:06 am

Fourth of July celebrations as US marks its 239 years of independence.

US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

June 26, 2015 10:18 pm

The US Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.

US VIDEOS

Tracking the extent of #MeToo in India: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:32 pm

How big was India’s #MeToo movement? Take a look.

Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:41 pm

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

US decision was unfortunate: MEA on F-16 sale

February 18, 2016 3:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said it does not agree with the United State’s rationale that the sale of F-16 to Pakistan is for counter-terrorism activities. Swarup added that US decision was very unfortunate and will certainly convey negative sentiment, but the relationship between two countries is on broader level.

US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm

Pak stands exposed over Headley's claim: Rajnath Singh

February 11, 2016 2:31 pm

Trivandrum, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that the revelations made by David Coleman Headley before a Mumbai special court has exposed Pakistan, adding that New Delhi would still prefer cordial relations with Islamabad. Deposing from an undisclosed location in the US, Headley had so far told the special court that the ISI was helping different terror outfits in Pakistan and was providing financial, military and moral support. Headley, who had conducted recce of the places in Mumbai which were attacked by 10 LeT terrorists on November 26, 2008, also revealed that the outfit had initially planned to attack a conference of Indian defence scientists in Taj Mahal Hotel. He also said he had also conducted a recce of the famous Siddhivinayak Temple and Naval Air Station on directions of LeT commanders.

China-US: reef row gets real

October 27, 2015 3:22 pm

The USS Lassen reportedly breached the 12-mile exclusion zone imposed by China around the Subi and Mischief islands, part of the Spratly Archipelago.

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