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Supporters of US President Donald Trump, including Jake Angeli (C), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington, DC.(AFP)

More arrests in US Capitol riot as more video reveals brutality

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 05:57 AM IST
Chansley, who had become a staple in his costume at pro-Trump protests across the country, is now among dozens of people arrested in the wake of the Capitol invasion by a large mob of Trump supporters enraged over his election loss.
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar kicked off his first visit to the US capital in his new avatar on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar kicked off his first visit to the US capital in his new avatar on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)

Jaishankar storms Washington DC with confidence about India-US ties

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 10:05 PM IST
The minister arrived in the US capital after a busy week at the United Nations General Assembly debates in New York and a diaspora outreach event at Houston, Texas, headlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Trump, called “Howdy, Modi”, which was attended by an estimated 50,000 people.
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Galentine’s Day tea is served at the St. Regis hotel on February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.(Brendan Smialowski / AFP)
Galentine’s Day tea is served at the St. Regis hotel on February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.(Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Cute and empowering: Galentine’s Day takes off in US

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2019 12:04 PM IST
Welcome to the American phenomenon of Galentine’s Day, feted on February 13th -- a “holiday” gaining in popularity with each passing year, and also gaining in terms of its message of female empowerment.
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Artist’s illustration obtained from NASA shows the New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69 – nicknamed ‘Ultima Thule’ – a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles beyond Pluto.(AFP)
Artist’s illustration obtained from NASA shows the New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69 – nicknamed ‘Ultima Thule’ – a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles beyond Pluto.(AFP)

NASA spaceship to photograph most distant world explored yet on New Year’s Day

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 09:38 AM IST
A camera on board the New Horizons spacecraft is currently zooming in on Ultima Thule, so scientists can get a better sense of its shape and configuration -- whether it is one object or several.
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