Tag: America

US partisan divide on govt shutdown over border wall more sharply: Poll

US partisan divide on govt shutdown over border wall more sharply: Poll

Washington, With the partial shutdown of the federal government entering its 26th day, Americans’ view on whether to expand the US-Mexico border wall has been more sharply divided along partisan lines, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday. Seventy-nine per cent Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents say the shutdown[Read More…]

US mid-term polls: Americans vote in key election for Trump

US mid-term polls: Americans vote in key election for Trump

Washington: Americans are voting in nationwide elections that are being seen as a referendum on Donald Trump’s presidency. Polling stations opened at 6 a.m. (11 a.m. GMT) on the East Coast, as Republicans and Democrats battle for control of the two houses of Congress, BBC reported on Tuesday. Governor posts[Read More…]

Over 20 mn cast early votes in US midterms polls

US slaps sanctions on Taliban, Iranian supporters

Washington: The US Treasury announced on Tuesday that it has imposed sanctions on eight individuals, including two associated with Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps — Qods Force (IRGC-QF), in an effort to hit Afghanistan’s Taliban militants. The Treasury accused the designated Taliban members of engaging in suicide attacks and other[Read More…]

US dollar rises against most currencies

The US dollar index increased against most other major currencies as investors bought the dip after the previous day’s sharp decline. In late New York trading on Monday, the euro fell to $1.1691 from $1.1725 in the previous session, and the British pound was down to $1.3101 from $1.3135 in[Read More…]

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO if it doesn’t ‘pull up’

Trump threatens Iran, warns of dire consequences

President Donald Trump has warned his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani that if Tehran threatened the US again, it will suffer consequences the likes of which few have ever suffered before. The tweet in all-caps was posted on Sunday night and followed an apparent warning by Rouhani, in which he cautioned[Read More…]

Haryana: Two sent to jail after held guilty under Gauvansh Sanrakhshan Act

20 Indian-origin people sentenced in US call-center scam

More than 20 Indian origin persons residing in the United States, have been sentenced up to 20 years in jail for their involvement in an India-based call center scam which defrauded thousands of American citizens of millions of loss. While some convicts are sentenced for fours in prison, few are[Read More…]

North Korea's hydrogen bomb test quakes leaders' globally

North Korea suspends nuclear, missile tests

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has announced the immediate suspension of nuclear and missile tests, media reports said on Saturday. “From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles,” Efe quoted Kim as saying. North Korea will also “shut down a nuclear test[Read More…]

Donald Trump starts a Twitter quiz on covfefe

Much before America was on the path to ‘become great again’, Freud pointed out a century ago that humour offers us a healthy means of coping with life stress. And Trump is totally proving him right! Last night in Washington DC, when the President of United States, Donald Trump tweeted:[Read More…]

America, a country of Child Marriages!

America, a country of Child Marriages!

If you’re thinking that child marriages are only prevalent in developing countries like India, Bangladesh, Tanzania, this report will burst your bubble. Over 167,000 people aged 17 or under, married in 38 states between 2000 and 2010 in America. The statistics is based on a search of existing marriage license[Read More…]

Dog takes bullet to save handler’s life in USA

It’s true that dogs have hijacked the human bonding system, but it’s not always because they are cute. You fur-babies are as loyal as the nativity their eyes reflect. Proving that dogs are man’s best friends, a bomb-sniffing dog took a bullet through his body in an attempt to save[Read More…]

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