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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon would be in Washington DC Thursday to attend the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, hosted by the US, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, announced here. ...

Washington, Feb 18 : Ashton Carter has taken over as President Barack Obama's fourth defence secretary in six years with Vice President Joe Biden praising him for implementing the Asia-Pacific rebalance, including deepening defence cooperation with India. Carter, 60, a former deputy defence secretary replaced Chuck Hagel, the lon...

Washington, Feb 18 : As police investigated an attack on a Hindu temple in Washington State on the eve of the Maha Shivaratri festival, Indian-American groups condemned "the cowardly act" as a "very sad moment" for America. ...

Healthcare continues to be at the center of the national debate, especially after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which affects almost everyone in the country. One out of every seven doctors serving in the US is of Indian heritage, providing medical care to over 40 million in the country. Just as their services to ...

The White House questioned the decision of a federal judge in Texas, who temporarily blocked the Obama administration’s executive actions on immigration. The judge, responding to a suit filed by 26 Republican-run states, did not rule on the legality of immigration orders but said there was sufficient merit to the challenge to warrant a suspe...

Whether you "like" it or not, couples who flaunt how happy they are with their partners through selfies, pictures, or text messages on Facebook are actually more satisfied with their partners than those who do not, says a study....