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US Gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs' image

gurudwaraWashington: Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into USD 5 million to improve the image of the community in America.

'US does not support extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan'

nawaz sharifWashington: The US has said that it does not support any extra-constitutional changes in Pakistan, where deadlock continues between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and two key opposition figures seeking his resignation over allegations of corruption and election rigging.

Indonesian couple finds second kid lost in 2004 tsunami

Indonesian couple finds second kid lost in 2004 tsunamiWashington, Aug 20 - An Indonesian couple, who were earlier reunited with their daughter 10 years after 2004 tsunami, has claimed that they have also found their son whom they lost to the disaster.

US lawmakers to FIBA: End discriminatory policy against Sikhs

Washington: A bipartisan group of 20 influential American lawmakers has asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to end its discriminatory policy against Sikh players who wear turbans, an article of faith.

US wants to make cars talk to each other

carsWashington: The Obama administration said on Tuesday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

Obama hails recapturing of Iraq's Mosul Dam

barack obamaWashington: US President Barack Obama has said the recapturing of the strategic Mosul dam in Northern Iraq by Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by the US air-strikes, is a major step forward in the fight against the Sunni militant group.

'US working on ambitious roadmap for Narendra Modi-Barack Obama meeting'

modi barack obamaNew York: The US is looking forward to a "very substantive and consequential" visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington later next month and is working on a "pretty ambitious roadmap" for his bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama, a top American offi

US support efforts by Pakistan to stand up against extremists: Kerry

john kerryWashington: The Obama administration will support efforts by Pakistan to stand up against the extremists, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said as he stated that security partnership with the nation remains critical.