• Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene distances himself from India coach job
Sri Lanka great Mahela Jayawardene distances himself from India coach job

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardena has categorically dismissed the speculation linking him to the post of Indian cricket team's head coach, saying he is "not looking at full-time positions right now". Jayawardene is coaching the current champions of Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians. One of Sri Lanka's most successful coaches ...

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  • Seattle police shoot dead pregnant black woman
Seattle police shoot dead pregnant black woman

Seattle Police Detective Mark Jamieson said Lyles had a recent "encounter" with police, who have been called to her apartment several times before - a history that warranted the dispatch of two officers rather than one. "Even if my sister had a knife in her hand, she weighs like nothing, even if she's soaking wet". "I know that they had to h...

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  • New York Six Flags guests catch teen who fell from ride
New York Six Flags guests catch teen who fell from ride

She was riding the "Sky Ride " at Six Flags Great Escape in Queensbury, New York when she slipped out of the gondola chair. "Thank god she was there because maybe her neck would have got hurt". Both Howard and the unidentified man from Schenectady were treated for back injuries and released. Her brother was uninjured. "No-one wants to put hi...

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  • USA now supplying LNG to South Korea
USA now supplying LNG to South Korea

LNG may play an enlarged role in meeting South Korea's energy needs as the country's new president has promised to transition away from coal and nuclear power, favoring natural gas and renewables; with the Korea Gas supply deal in place, Cheniere is in a position to capitalize on the policy shift.

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  • Theresa May still pursuing deal with DUP for crunch Commons vote
Theresa May still pursuing deal with DUP for crunch Commons vote

The DUP spokesman told Reuters that the pair would meet at May's No. 10 Downing Street residence. British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to 1 billion pounds (1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant par...

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  • National Restaurant Association Hails President Trump's Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Program
National Restaurant Association Hails President Trump's Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Program

Senate; but no matter how good of a plan Republicans present, it will get zero votes from "the obstructionists". Undermines quality assurance . According to the executive order , the secretary of labor could allow third parties broad discretion in how they ensure that these programs meet quality standards.

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  • Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan
Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

Both Riffat and senior local government official Rana Mohammed Saleem Afzal, speaking to state television, said at least 123 people had been killed . Shahbaz Sharif, chief minister of Punjab Province, has announced a compensation package of 2,000,000 rupees (19,100 US dollars) for each of the killed and 1,000,000 rupees (9,550 USA dollars) for t...

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  • Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'
Trump questions Obama's response to 'election meddling by Russia'

The president has been quick to defend himself against any allegations suggesting his personal involvement with Russian Federation in terms of the election, tweeting that after months of investigation, there has been no evidence of "collusion".

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  • Man Taken To Hospital With Serious Injuries After Greensboro Shooting
Man Taken To Hospital With Serious Injuries After Greensboro Shooting

Police found multiple rounds in the grass around the complex, prompting them to rope off a large portion of the apartments. Two other victims drove to the hospital. Sunday. Three people were sent to the hospital after a shooting in Greensboro on Saturday. Police said two other victims, another with life-threatening injuries, drove to the hospit...

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  • Modi-Trump Talks: Civil Nuclear Deal To Figure, No Pact On Reactors
Modi-Trump Talks: Civil Nuclear Deal To Figure, No Pact On Reactors

The working dinner that Mr Trump is hosting for Mr Modi is the first of its kind under the present administration. The $4 billion deal is a significant demonstration of the enhanced defence ties between the two countries, according to an administration official.

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  • PM Modi gets warm welcome by Indians in US
PM Modi gets warm welcome by Indians in US

The event is expected to be attended by 600 members from the community. "I think that the U.S. really appreciates India , and I think that President Trump realises that India has been a force for good in the world and that it's a relationship that's important".

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  • Surgical strikes prove India can defend itself: Modi
Surgical strikes prove India can defend itself: Modi

Responding to a question about the H-1B visa program whose biggest recipient is India, the White House official said there are no plans to discuss the visa issue and that the U.S. Modi is expected to talk with Trump over a variety of issues including terrorism and India's concerns over possible changes in H-1B visa rules. In the past, the USA gov...

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  • Donald Trump welcomes 'true friend' as PM Modi arrives in Washington
Donald Trump welcomes 'true friend' as PM Modi arrives in Washington

But, not a single country questioned India's surgical strike against the terrorist launchpads in Pakistan (last year). Growth of India presents win-win partnership for India & US both, US companies have a great opportunity to contribute to that.

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  • 32 years later, authorities recapture Arkansas prison inmate
32 years later, authorities recapture Arkansas prison inmate

Steven Dishman , 60, was arrested at a home in Springdale , in the northwestern part of the state. Details of what led authorities to Disman and his arrest have not been immediately released. Dishman's original discharge date had been set for June 28, 1991. Dishman was apprehended by local law enforcement and state troopers. The inmate escap...

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  • Dream of developed India will be fulfilled: Modi tells Indian diaspora
Dream of developed India will be fulfilled: Modi tells Indian diaspora

On Sunday, Modi Tweeted that he had met with top CEOs to promote India's business-friendly approach to global trade and investment. The Indian embassy in the United States of America said the aim of the talks was to "provide a new direction for deeper bilateral engagement on issues of mutual interest".

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  • Ivanka Trump acknowledges disagreements with her father
Ivanka Trump acknowledges disagreements with her father

Trump explained. "I think he's doing an unbelievable job", the first daughter and senior adviser to the President said. Trump said she also believes that having different viewpoints at the table is a "positive thing". "He did something that no one could have imagined he'd be able to accomplish", she said. There were very few who saw it. "It's nea...

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  • Modi remembers Emergency on Mann Ki Baat, urges to preserve democracy
Modi remembers Emergency on Mann Ki Baat, urges to preserve democracy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on various themes and issues in his monthly radio address "Mann Ki Baat" on Sunday at 11am. It is our culture. PM also said that his participation in event in Lucknow has also provided him the experience of doing Yoga even as rain was falling. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was also imprisoned during this p...

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  • China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide
China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

It was not clear if the rescue efforts had been suspended. Rescue operations were being carried out under challenging conditions that included several smaller landslides , Xinhua news agency said . The village was relocated to the current site in 1976 as their previous location was prone to landslides and since then, villagers have been liv...

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  • Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years
Israel begins work on first new settlement in 25 years

On the first stop on his one-day trip to Israel, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, visits the bereaved family of Hadas Malka, the border police offer who was killed in a terrorist attack on Friday.

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  • Senate GOP health care bill vote: The whip count
Senate GOP health care bill vote: The whip count

All appear ready to negotiate changes before the expected vote ahead of the week-long congressional recess around the July 4th holiday celebrating the U.S.'s 18th century independence from England. "We must keep investing in airport transportation infrastructure to help our economy grow, support local business, and create more jobs". A day later, S...

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