LINDEN,NY - A Sikh bar owner here is being hailed as a hero for helping capture the 28-year old Afghan- American wanted for the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey. Harinder Bains, the owner of a bar in Linden found Ahmad Khan Rahami sleeping in the doorway of his bar on Sept 19. Bains said he was watching news on TV on his laptop from another business across the street.
BY MAYANK CHHAYA
Considering that any intelligence that David Coleman Headley might supply India will necessarily be exponentially dated, it is hard to make sense of a special court in Mumbai granting a conditional pardon to the key Mumbai terror plotter and even making him a witness for the prosecution. For Headley’s part though...
Describing U.S. security engagement with India as crucial to security in the Indo-Pacific region, a U.S. official says Washington is committed to a partnership including a strong and influential India in the security realm. “Our security engagement with India is a central element of the broad U.S.-India strategic partnership,” Nisha Desai Biswal, Washington’s Indian-American point person for South Asia,
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The FBI has come out with a new video warning American college students studying abroad to be on the lookout for foreign spy recruiters. The 30-minute video titled 'Game of Pawns' shows how foreign intelligence agencies recruit US students to become secret agents. Young Americans studying abroad are prime targets for foreign intelligence officials, the FBI warns,
WASHINGTON, D.C. - As part of its objective to ensure that rights of lesbian, gay, bisexuals, and trans genders are protected across the world, the United State is monitoring the situation of LGBT in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official has said. "Despite progress in equal rights for LGBT persons around the world,
WASHINGTON, D.C. - New York's Indian-American prosecutor Preet Bharara, who is known in India for his dogged prosecution of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, has now taken on the state's Governor Andrew M. Cuomo over his decision to shutter an anti-corruption commission as part of a deal with legislators for an ethics package. Cuomo created the panel "with great fanfare,"
NAY PYI TAW - Leaders from the seven-nation BIMSTEC on March 4 vowed to jointly combat the growing threat of terrorism, transnational crimes and drug trafficking and agreed to intensify efforts to enhance connectivity and cooperation in areas like trade, energy and environment. The 3rd BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, issued at the end of the meeting of leaders from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar,
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Indo-US relationship is busy coping with the challenges of normalcy as there is no great problem in bilateral ties to solve, Indian Ambassador S Jaishankar has said. “The reality is that the Indo-US relationship is busy coping with the challenges of normalcy. Sadly, we have no great problem in our ties to solve, nor a crisis to defuse. There is no big idea either in the works with a transformational potential,”
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The INOC has complained to the Indian government about the functioning of the visa processing service provider at its diplomatic missions in the US and sought immediate intervention of External Affairs Minister in resolving the issue. An Indian National Overseas Congress (INOC) delegation recently met Ministers of State for External Affairs E Ahamed and Preneet Kaur in New Delhi to submit a memorandum.
NEW YORK, NY - Manhattan's Preet Bharara has struck again with the conviction of an Indian-American portfolio manager, giving him an enviable 79-0 record in his four-year long crackdown on insider-trading on Wall Street. A jury of seven women and five men found former SAC Capital Advisor portfolio manager Mathew Martoma, 39, guilty on one count of conspiracy and two counts of securities fraud. Martoma...