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Jenifer Rajkumar becomes the first South Asian to be elected to the New York...

INDIAN-AMERICAN lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, 38, became the first South Asian woman to be elected to the New York State Assembly, the lower house of...

Trump, Biden focus on battleground states in campaign’s final sprint

With early voter turnout setting a record and US business districts boarding up for fear of Election Day unrest, President Donald Trump and his...

Pompeo says China ‘gravest threat’ to religious freedom

China is the "gravest threat" to the future of religious freedom, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday(29), in his latest verbal assault...

US’s Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka and Maldives as China threat looms

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo will visit Sri Lanka and the Maldives this month, officials of both Indian Ocean nations said on Tuesday(20), as...

High stakes for Earth’s climate future in US vote

The US presidential election will be "make or break" for the planet after four years during which Donald Trump frustrated global efforts to slash...

New US jobless claims rise sharply to 898,000 last week

NEW applications for US jobless benefits rose unexpectedly last week to 898,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday(14). The 53,000 increase from the prior week...

Trump to spend days at military hospital after Covid-19 diagnosis

US president Donald Trump was in a military hospital on Saturday(3) for treatment after testing positive for Covid-19, an extraordinary development that upended the...

Trump says he paid millions in taxes, plays down concerns about debt

US president Donald Trump said on Monday(28) he paid "many millions of dollars in taxes" but was entitled to depreciation and tax credits and...

Joe Biden praises Indian-Americans’ ‘hard work’ during a virtual fundraiser

US democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said that the hard work and entrepreneurship of Indian-Americans was the major driving force behind the economic...

US court rejects appeal against Trump’s H-1B visa ban

AN appeal by 169 Indian citizens against president Trump's temporary H-1B visa ban has faced a set back in a US court. An Indian-American federal...