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India, US commit to accelerating development and deployment of clean energy solutions

September 10, 2021 12:08 pm

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri co-chaired the virtual launch of the revamped US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership along with US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm.

US: DC military base on lockdown after report of armed person

August 14, 2021 12:19 am

The 905-acre base in southeast Washington houses Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard units, along with the Washington field office of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the headquarters of the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Two Indian nationals plead guilty to conspiracy of fraud in US

August 05, 2021 8:38 am

According to court documents, as part of an international fraud scheme, India-based call centres utilised automated robocalls to victims with the intent of defrauding US residents, particularly the elderly.

Indian driver dies in road accident in US

August 04, 2021 11:01 am

The incident is reported to have occurred around 11 pm Monday on Highway 40 near Flagstaff in Arizona, as the victim was taking a consignment from Georgia to California. The police are investigating the accident.

US trying to help India, others to produce vaccine: Biden

August 04, 2021 10:46 am

With a need for several billion doses around the world, the US was committed to provide half a billion, Biden said during a press conference at White House on Tuesday.

US, Japan leaders present united front against China

April 17, 2021 9:26 pm

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and President Joe Biden discussed regional security in East Asia, but also talked technology, the Olympics and golf.

Joe Biden bets his $1.9T Covid-19 relief package can help cure America

March 09, 2021 8:39 pm

Biden expects the money in the rescue package will start fixing income inequality, halve child poverty, feed the hungry, save pensions, sustain public transit, let schools reopen with confidence and help repair state and local government finances.

Senate works through night with virus aid on path to passage

March 06, 2021 7:53 pm

Biden's foremost legislative priority is aimed at battling the killer pandemic and nursing the economy back to health.

Officers maced, trampled: Docs expose depth of Jan. 6 chaos

March 05, 2021 10:08 pm

Law enforcement agents were “being pulled into the crowd and trampled, assaulted with scaffolding materials, and/or bear maced by protesters,” wrote Arlington County firefighter Taylor Blunt in an after-action memo. Some couldn’t walk, and had to be dragged to safety.

Women from Myanmar, Nepal, Lanka and China to receive International Women of Courage award

March 05, 2021 2:25 pm

The annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) award recognises women from around the globe. It will be presented in a virtual ceremony next week, the department said on Thursday.

WASHINGTON PHOTOS

Heavy rains strand Washington drivers, flood White House basement

July 10, 2019 7:30 am

Water entered into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing as government employees worked to drain puddles of standing water with wet vacuum cleaners.

Spring is here; and so are the beautiful cherry blossoms

March 27, 2016 1:07 pm

For the Western world, and Japan in the East, the blooming of cherry blossoms usually means Spring is here. Especially in Washington, where people step out to admire the cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin.

US pays tributes and remembers victims on 9/11 anniversary

September 11, 2014 3:14 pm

Yachiyo Kuge, mother of Toshiya Kuge who was a passenger on Flight 93, places origami birds near his name, at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville.

WASHINGTON VIDEOS