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The image shows a brown horse named Zeus.(AP)

How to make a tedious video meeting exciting? Invite a donkey to crash it

Indian Trail, N.C. | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 12:01 PM IST
Peace N Peas Farm will rent Mambo, the 8-year-old miniature donkey, and his friends to crash company conference calls.
The owl was found after the family got to their destination. (representational image)(Unsplash)
The owl was found after the family got to their destination. (representational image)(Unsplash)

Freed from vehicle, owl takes a new flight

North Carolina | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 01:32 PM IST
Barred owls are one of three owl species seen regularly in eastern North Carolina.
A US-based software engineer, whose name was listed in the Green Card backlog, died suddenly and as a result, his pregnant wife has been rendered out of status resulting in her inevitable return to India. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A US-based software engineer, whose name was listed in the Green Card backlog, died suddenly and as a result, his pregnant wife has been rendered out of status resulting in her inevitable return to India. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

US-based Indian engineer in green card backlog dies: Report

Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 05:51 PM IST
Shiva Chalapathi Raju, who was based in North Carolina, died suddenly on Tuesday, The American Bazaar reported on Thursday.
The post attracted all sorts of comments from people.(Pixabay)
The post attracted all sorts of comments from people.(Pixabay)

Town asks residents not to wash clothes for 5 days. Here’s why

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 06:53 PM IST
Surf City took to Facebook to roll out a request to its residents on October 1.
Shared on September 28 and till now it has gathered over 6 lakh views.(YouTube/William Guy)
Shared on September 28 and till now it has gathered over 6 lakh views.(YouTube/William Guy)

Video of mysterious lights goes viral. ‘Is it UFO,’ wonder people

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 04:32 PM IST
Captured and later shared on YouTube by William Guy, the 30-second-long clip has managed to create a stir among social media users.
Patients suffering from probable lung injury associated with e-cigarette use has surged to more than a thousand, US health authorities said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Patients suffering from probable lung injury associated with e-cigarette use has surged to more than a thousand, US health authorities said.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

18 killed in vaping-linked lung injury in US, over 1000 sick

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:51 AM IST
There are now 1,080 cases under investigation, a jump of 275 since last week, which the CDC put down to a combination of new patients becoming ill in the past two weeks and recent reporting of previously identified patients.
The preservation and renewal of historic towns is one of the most important aspects from the viewpoint of safeguarding the monumental and historical patrimony in many countries(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
The preservation and renewal of historic towns is one of the most important aspects from the viewpoint of safeguarding the monumental and historical patrimony in many countries(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)

Preserve India’s heritage. It gives us an identity

By Aditi Chatterji
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 05:14 AM IST
Preservation and restoration are the way forward for so many of our historic towns and cities. The benefits are not just the preservation of our past but also by way of tourism and all its attendant economic benefits
E-cigarette usage throughout pregnancy changed the long-term health and metabolism of female offspring -- imparting lifelong, second-generation effects on the growing foetus.(Unsplash)
E-cigarette usage throughout pregnancy changed the long-term health and metabolism of female offspring -- imparting lifelong, second-generation effects on the growing foetus.(Unsplash)

Vaping linked to impaired fertility in young women

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 09:42 AM IST
E-cigarette usage throughout pregnancy changed the long-term health and metabolism of female offspring -- imparting lifelong, second-generation effects on the growing foetus.
This can help scientists to accurately and cheaply determine how fast water, contaminants, nutrients and other liquids move through the soil -- and where they go.(Unsplash)
This can help scientists to accurately and cheaply determine how fast water, contaminants, nutrients and other liquids move through the soil -- and where they go.(Unsplash)

Study finds a new way to measure how water moves

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 04:36 PM IST
This can help scientists to accurately and cheaply determine how fast water, contaminants, nutrients and other liquids move through the soil -- and where they go.
Image for representation(Getty Images)
Image for representation(Getty Images)

Lee Duck-hee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 11:03 AM IST
The 21-year-old fired nine aces on the way to claiming the win after a lengthy rain delay on the hardcourts in North Carolina.
A file photo of Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran.(REUTERS)

Prajnesh advances in Winston Salem Open as Bopanna-Sharan crash out

North Carolina | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 02:34 PM IST
Prajnesh Gunneswaran, ranked 89th in the world, beat his German rival 6-3 6-4 in a match that lasted one hour and 13 minutes on Sunday night.
Edward Nketiah celebrates after scoring for Arsenal against Fiorentina.(Twitter)
Edward Nketiah celebrates after scoring for Arsenal against Fiorentina.(Twitter)

Edward Nketiah strikes again in Arsenal’s 3-0 friendly win over Fiorentina

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 08:36 AM IST
Edward Nketiah, who fired the game-winner two minutes from time in a win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday, picked up right where he left off with goals in the 15th and 66th minutes.
The US House of Representatives, where the opposition Democratic party has a majority, voted on Wednesday against a move to impeach President Donald Trump.(Bloomberg File Photo)
The US House of Representatives, where the opposition Democratic party has a majority, voted on Wednesday against a move to impeach President Donald Trump.(Bloomberg File Photo)

US House votes against move to impeach Donald Trump

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 05:47 AM IST
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the lead in killing the move to impeach US president Donald Trump by not backing the impeachment move.
Paige Winter was airlifted to a hospital with deep lacerations to her left leg and hands.(Facebook/Paige Winter)
Paige Winter was airlifted to a hospital with deep lacerations to her left leg and hands.(Facebook/Paige Winter)

US teen loses leg in shark attack, father fights fish till it retracts

Miami, Florida | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 11:02 AM IST
Paige Winter, 17, was spending the day at the Fort Macon beach in North Carolina when she encountered the shark around noon.
In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer.(Unsplash)
In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer.(Unsplash)

In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer

Associated Press | By Associated Press, Apex, N.c.
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 12:04 PM IST
The service dog industry — particularly in the field of “psychiatric” service dogs for people with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder — has exploded in recent years.
Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson reacts after his Nike shoe gives in.(USA TODAY Sports)
Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson reacts after his Nike shoe gives in.(USA TODAY Sports)

Nike in damage control after basketball star’s shoe shreds

New York | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Nike was in damage control mode on Thursday after US college basketball phenomenon Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury when his shoe shredded during a marquee game
The reclusive billionaire, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, turned crisis into opportunity by disclosing embarrassing information and positioning himself as a superhero, telling everyone that he was standing up to a bully on their behalf.(AFP)
The reclusive billionaire, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, turned crisis into opportunity by disclosing embarrassing information and positioning himself as a superhero, telling everyone that he was standing up to a bully on their behalf.(AFP)

Come clean when things go wrong

By Vivek Wadhwa
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 11:16 AM IST
The controversies involving Jeff Bezos and Ralph Northam show why building trust is important
The controversy erupted after screenshots of the professor’s email to students went viral online.(Jeremy M. Lange/NYT)
The controversy erupted after screenshots of the professor’s email to students went viral online.(Jeremy M. Lange/NYT)

US professor removed after she urges students not to speak in Chinese

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 07:57 AM IST
Megan Neely, an assistant professor at the Duke University in North Carolina, told students that not speaking English could lead to “unintended consequences” for international students, the BBC reported.
"Griffin" Hawley, the Golden Retriever service dog, is given a congratulations hug by his owner Brittany Hawley after being presented an honorary diploma by Clarkson, during the Clarkson University "December Recognition Ceremony" in Potsdam, N.Y. on Saturday December 15, 2018. Griffin's owner, Brittany Hawley, also received a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. Both attended 100% of their classes together.(AP)
"Griffin" Hawley, the Golden Retriever service dog, is given a congratulations hug by his owner Brittany Hawley after being presented an honorary diploma by Clarkson, during the Clarkson University "December Recognition Ceremony" in Potsdam, N.Y. on Saturday December 15, 2018. Griffin's owner, Brittany Hawley, also received a graduate degree in Occupational Therapy. Both attended 100% of their classes together.(AP)

Good boy! Service dog gets honorary diploma

Albany(US) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 03:48 PM IST
wWen Hawley was honoured for receiving her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Clarkson University over the weekend, Griffin, a service dog, was once again at her side — with an honorary diploma of his own.
Rain-gorged rivers threatened further flooding on the storm-battered US East Coast Monday as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, jumped to 31.(AP File Photo)
Rain-gorged rivers threatened further flooding on the storm-battered US East Coast Monday as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, jumped to 31.(AP File Photo)

Hurricane Florence death toll climbs to 31 as flooding wreaks havoc

Raleigh, United States | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 11:45 PM IST
More than a dozen rivers across North Carolina were at major flood stage on Monday or threatening to rise to critical levels.
A resident walks from her flooded house towards the crew of the Cajun Navy in Lumberton, North Carolina, on September 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence.(AFP)
A resident walks from her flooded house towards the crew of the Cajun Navy in Lumberton, North Carolina, on September 15, 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Florence.(AFP)

Coal ash, sewage spill over as Hurricane Florence floods the Carolinas

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 08:09 PM IST
As the storm plodded agonizingly slow across the Carolinas on Saturday, emergency officials warned of even more catastrophic flooding in the days to come
People being rescued by a member of the US Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina on September 14, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
People being rescued by a member of the US Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina on September 14, 2018.(Reuters Photo)

Hurricane Florence claims 11 lives, North Carolina braces for widespread flooding

New Bern (NC) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 11:40 PM IST
More than 60 centimeters of rain had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on, with forecasters saying there could be an additional 45 centimeters by the end of the weekend.
A tree bends from the heavy rain and wind from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 14.(AFP Photo)
A tree bends from the heavy rain and wind from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 14.(AFP Photo)

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina, tears buildings apart

Wilmington (North Carolina) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 08:31 PM IST
Forecasters said catastrophic freshwater flooding is expected well inland over the next few days as Florence crawls across the Carolinas.
People line up to enter a hurricane shelter at Trask Middle School in wilmington, North Carolina, on September 11, 2018.(AFP)
People line up to enter a hurricane shelter at Trask Middle School in wilmington, North Carolina, on September 11, 2018.(AFP)

Hurricane Florence: Residents told to ‘get out now’ as monstrous storm takes aim at Carolinas

Wrightsville Beach | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 09:49 PM IST
Highways clogged with people fleeing North and South Carolina early Wednesday as monstrous Category 4 Hurricane Florence rumbled toward the eastern US as the biggest storm there in decades
Gogineni Nagarjuna’s body was recovered from the waterfall and taken to the medical examiner’s office in Lenoir.(Representative image/Shutterstock)
Gogineni Nagarjuna’s body was recovered from the waterfall and taken to the medical examiner’s office in Lenoir.(Representative image/Shutterstock)

Indian engineer drowns after jumping off rocks at a waterfall in US

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 08:00 PM IST
Gogineni Nagarjuna, from Andhra Pradesh, jumped off a rock close to the bottom of the falls in North Carolina. He was pulled under by the strong pool currents.
A person walks along the beach as a subtropical storm approaches Monday, May 28, 2018, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. North Carolina’s governor is urging his state’s residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states.(AP Photo)
A person walks along the beach as a subtropical storm approaches Monday, May 28, 2018, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. North Carolina’s governor is urging his state’s residents to exercise caution as rains from a subtropical depression spread into his and other Southern states.(AP Photo)

Falling tree kills 2 journalists reporting on severe weather in North Carolina

Associated Press, Tryon, North Carolina | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 12:05 PM IST
The television news anchor and a photojournalist colleague were killed in North Carolina while covering the very fringes of the large system whose core made landfall hundreds of miles (kilometers) away on the northern Gulf Coast.
The man who killed his wife, who was also his daughter, and their son was upset after she broke up with him.(AFP file photo)
The man who killed his wife, who was also his daughter, and their son was upset after she broke up with him.(AFP file photo)

Man kills daughter, who was also his wife, after breakup

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 09:53 AM IST
Steven Pladl killed his wife, their son, wife’s adoptive father and then finally killed himself.
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