UN will honour over 100 UN peackeepers, including five Indians, who were killed during peacekeeping operations around the world.
US president Barack Obama on Thursday said the country was at a crossroads and it needed to redefine the war against terrorism. It cannot be a boundless “global war on terror”.
The Boy Scouts of America voted on Thursday to lift a century-old ban on openly gay scouts in a major victory for gay rights activists, but the decision means a sea of change for an organization that depends heavily on faith-based groups.
The rugged landscape created by volcanic eruptions and tectonic plate shifts in east and south Africa millions of years ago may be what prompted our human ancestors to start walking on two legs, a study said Friday.
Twelve years after the 'war on terror' began, President Barack Obama wants to pull the United States back from some of the most controversial aspects of its global fight against Islamist militants.
President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen, a step toward his goal of closing the US military-run prison that he said "has become a symbol around the world for an America that flouts the rule of law."
The major highway bridge linking Seattle with Canada and the rest of the Pacific Northwest region collapsed dumping at least a handful of vehicles and people into a river. There were no immediate reports of deaths, and three people were taken to hospitals.
Describing him as a 'trailblazer' who personifies the best of America, the US President Barack Obama has said that Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan will serve as a judge of America's second highest court 'with distinction'.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved Srikanth Srinivasan as the most senior US judge of South Asian descent, amid speculation that he may one day be tapped for the Supreme Court.
A key US Congressional panel has passed a legislative amendment that calls for investigations into racial and religious profiling of Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims and those from South Asia at various US airports.
Ahead of a crucial Indo-US Strategic Dialogue in New Delhi next month, US President Barack Obama has been encouraged to push for economic reforms in India and to address the concerns of the Indian companies with regard to H-1B visas.
US President Barack Obama sought to move the US beyond the war effort of the past dozen years, defining a narrower terror threat from smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida.
Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a method to identify biomarkers for prostate cancer in urine that could make early screening for the disease as easy for men as personal pregnancy testing is for women.
A man from Sacramento has been arrested for calling 911 more than 100 times in about a month.
A new advertisement for Samsung televisions portrays men as dirty slobs, flatulent, dirty, couch-bound, unkempt, and unevolved - and it now has members of the male species up in arms.