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The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from Mexico comes amid data that over 7,000 Indians are facing d...

US President Donald Trump has turned the ongoing impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine into his signature "all-base, all-the-time" political rallying cry, calling opposition Democrats "crazy" and unpatriotic; he is framing the US pullout from Syria as "a great day for civilisation"...

US President Donald Trump has had a bad week of setbacks testing his resilience. His Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged that aid to Ukraine was held up to force a political investigation; several diplomats defied the administration to testify before Congressional investigators; and his decision ...

Astronauts Jessica Meir and Christa Koch made history with the first all-female spacewalk, an excursion to repair a power unit on the International Space Station. The mission began at 11.39 GMT on Friday and the women spent seven hours and 17 minutes working outside the ISS as it circled the Earth at 27,600 km/h (17,100 ...

US President Donald Trump said he nominated Dan Brouillette, deputy secretary of energy, to be the new head of the department. "I am pleased to nominate Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette to be the new Secretary of Energy," the president said on social media on Friday, adding that...

US President Donald Trump said that he had a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, downplaying the significance of the continued shelling and gunfire in northern Syria after a ceasefire agreement. Trump said in a series of tweets that Erdogan told him "there was minor sniper ...

Twelve member delegation from India visited City of Pearland, Texas in the week of October 14th 2019. Delegation included officials from Governments of Gujarat, Odisha and from Rajasthan. Week long. Workshop sessions included overview of GIS system, permitting and inspections, merits of increased park...