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  • Emergency in DC

    Emergency in DC

    The impending change of guard at the Oval Office appears to have so derailed Mr Trump that his supporters but mostly he ended up disgracing the country. It is cause for alarm that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned armed protests are being planned in all 50 US state capitals and the national capital in the final days leading up to Mr Biden’s inauguration.

    January 14, 2021
  • Anything goes

    Anything goes

    Because at the crux of this crisis on the continent of Circe, as it were, is the necessity to evolve the means by which Odysseus’ men turned into swine by the eponymous sorceress can be restored back to human form.

    January 9, 2021
  • Tyranny of power

    Tyranny of power

    Wednesday’s mayhem in Washington, DC that saw the storming of Capitol Hill, the deaths of four persons, fisticuffs between legislators, the desecration of Congress and the blocking of a sitting President’s social media accounts, has ensured at least three things. First, it has resulted in the wilful destruction of America’s place at the high table …

    January 8, 2021
  • Trump’s promise that rioters kept

    Trump’s promise that rioters kept

    He followed Rudy Giuliani — who at one point suggested settling the election with a “trial by combat” — and his eldest son Donald Trump Jr, whose personal highlights included: "This gathering should send a message to them: This isn't their Republican party anymore, this is Donald Trump's Republican party. This is the Republican party that will put America first."

    January 8, 2021
  • 1 dead, 20 injured in Washington DC shooting

    1 dead, 20 injured in Washington DC shooting

    The shooting took place at around 1 a.m. on Sunday at a residential neighbourhood in the U.S. capital, reports Xinhua news agency.

    August 10, 2020
  • Washington DC Shooting: One dead five injured, says police

    Washington DC Shooting: One dead five injured, says police

    The gunfire erupted right outside the courtyard along 1300 block of Columbia Road, about two-three km from the White House on Thursday night.

    September 20, 2019
  • Working on developing world’s ‘best cricket team’, says Pakistan PM Imran Khan

    Working on developing world’s ‘best cricket team’, says Pakistan PM Imran Khan

    Khan had given some pep talk to the country's cricket team to banish the fear of losing to India in the crucial ICC Cricket World Cup match on June 16, saying the fear of losing leads to a negative and defensive strategy.

    July 22, 2019
  • TCS listed among top 50 US companies for diversity

    TCS listed among top 50 US companies for diversity

    TCS was selected as one of DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies -- out of more than 1,800 assessed organisations - for its sustained investments and efforts in diversity and inclusion, the company said in a statement.

    May 28, 2019
  • Donald Trump sues banks to block financial records release

    Donald Trump sues banks to block financial records release

    The legal action, filed in New York's Southern District on Monday, is against Deutsche Bank, one of Trump's lenders, and Capital One.

    April 30, 2019
  • 5 things to do when you are in Washington DC for family holiday

    5 things to do when you are in Washington DC for family holiday

    There is more to explore at Washington DC, more than what an outsider would think of the capital of the superpower USA. There is life with full of joy outside the White House and the Federal buildings

    April 17, 2019
  • Black hole image captured for very first time in history

    Black hole image captured for very first time in history

    The image shows a bright ring formed as light bends in the intense gravity around a black hole that is 6.5 billion times more massive than the Sun.

    April 10, 2019
  • Black hole news: First look today? Event Horizon Telescope will tell soon

    Black hole news: First look today? Event Horizon Telescope will tell soon

    Members of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project team will address at a press conference today, which will be streamed live on the US National Science Foundation website

    April 10, 2019
  • ‘Washington, DC is cool, much more diverse than how it is known’

    ‘Washington, DC is cool, much more diverse than how it is known’

    “We are here to give the people of India a different perspective on what Washington, DC has to offer, which is different from the politically-driven Washington they see on TV every day,” said Elliott L. Ferguson II, the president and CEO of Destination DC.

    April 8, 2019
  • IFC’s kettle of fish

    IFC’s kettle of fish

    The IFC plea for absolute immunity from the suit under the International Organizations Immunities Act of 1945 (IOIA) that grants bodies like itself the “same immunity from suit” as is “enjoyed by foreign governments” secured for it a favourable decision in 2016 but EarthRights International, an advocacy group representing the plaintiffs, swung things in their favour when, in a recent 7:1 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that the IFC was entitled only to limited or “restrictive” immunity that foreign governments enjoy, invalidating its claim for absolute immunity.

    April 5, 2019
  • Thousands march across US cities to protest Donald Trump’s policies

    Thousands march across US cities to protest Donald Trump’s policies

    The main event kicked off at Freedom Plaza near the White House.

    January 20, 2019
  • Winter storm hits US Midwest leaving at least five dead

    Winter storm hits US Midwest leaving at least five dead

    According to the National Weather Service reports, the state of Missouri is the worst hit with more than a foot of snow.

    January 13, 2019
  • Britain’s ability to cope threatened

    Britain’s ability to cope threatened

    It is not just our peculiar politics, but our ability to cope with aerial adversity that is under scrutiny.

    January 11, 2019