United States

  • US court dismisses case against Modi
    4:04 AM

    New York, Jan 15 (IANS) A US court has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failure to control the 2002 Gujarat riots, saying as a sitting head of government he was entitled to immunity. In dismissing the case filed by human rights group American Justice Centre (AJC)

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  • Security Council reform a priority: UNGA president
    3:54 AM

    United Nations, Jan 15 (IANS) Declaring that reforming the Security Council is a priority for the organization to meet its global challenges, General Assembly (UNGA) President Sam K. Kutesa Wednesday called for moving ahead next month towards document-based negotiations on the reforms. India considers expanding the Council to give it

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  • Minaj’s ex felt like employee, not boyfriend
    2:36 AM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj’s former boyfriend Safaree Samuels says he split from her because he felt like he was being treated like an “employee instead of her man”. Minaj and Samuels had been together for twelve years before he decided to call time on the relationship.

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  • Man arrested for planning attack on US Congress
    2:06 AM

    Washington, Jan 15 (ians/EFE) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested Wednesday a US man they say was inspired by the actions of the Islamic State (IS) group to devise a plot to detonate bombs at the US Capitol, authorities said. The suspect, identified as Christopher Lee Cornell of Cincinnati,

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  • Kardashian shuns ‘easy life’ misconceptions
    1:23 AM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who has gained popularity with reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”, says people have several misconceptions about her life, including that “everything comes easy” to her. The 34-year-old star opened about her life in a behind-the-scenes video from her

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  • Redmayne’s thin frame worries his wife
    12:29 AM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Eddie Redmayne says his wife is worried that he has lost too much weight and so, she always encourages him to eat more. “My wife saw some photos of me at the Los Angeles premiere, and she’s like, ‘Ed, you’re looking underweight’. “I said,

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  • Miley Cyrus’s brother dating her beau’s sister?
    11:10 PM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus’s younger brother is reportedly dating her boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger’s older sister. According to a source, Braison Cyrus, 20, started dating Christina Schwarzenegger, 23, in December 2014, just a month after Miley and Patrick started their romantic liaison, reports tmz.com. If eventually both

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  • US House approves amendments to Obama’s executive action
    10:13 PM

    Washington, Jan 15 (IANS/EFE) The US House of Representatives Wednesday approved two amendments proposed by Republicans to overturn the executive action measures announced by President Barack Obama in November 2014 whereby about five million illegal immigrants would temporarily avoid deportation. The House voted 237-190 to adopt an amendment to be

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  • Miley Cyrus poses nude for magazine
    10:13 PM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus has posed nude in a series of polaroid photographs for a magazine. In the new issue of V Magazine, the photographs taken by the 22-year-old’s friend Cheyne Thomas during her “Bangerz” world tour, are titled “With a Little Help From My Fwends”,

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  • 10 killed when bus hits train in US
    9:55 PM

    Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Ten people were killed and five others injured Wednesday after a bus carrying state prisoners fell off an icy highway overpass in the US state of Texas and collided with a train, media reported. The bus, which was carrying 12 prisoners and three corrections officers, was

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  • Chris Hemsworth misses his long locks
    8:53 PM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Chris Hemsworth was “nervous” about cutting off his long tresses for a more “practical” look, and he says losing his hair was like losing his powers. The “Blackhat” star, who has two-year-old daughter India and 10-month-old twin sons, Sasha and Tristan, with Spanish wife

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  • DiCaprio, De Niro join Scorsese in new ad
    7:59 PM

    Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, along with ace director Martin Scorsese have appeared in a new commercial for James Parker’s casino City of Dreams in Manila. In the teaser clip, DiCaprio and De Niro are competing for the same role in a movie

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