Dozens of Gas Blasts Rock Boston Suburbs, Killing At Least One, Injuring 12

Andover: Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, officials said. The blasts left dozens of homes and other buildings demolished or engulfed in flames as firefighters from some 50 departments raced […]

Indian-American Congressman introduces bill giving flexibility to H1B workers to switch jobs

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives which gives flexibility to H-1B workers to switch jobs and reduces the Green Card backlog by expanding education-based exemptions from per-country caps for H-1B holders. Krishnamoorthi was joined by Republican lawmaker Mike Coffman in introducing H R 6794, the ‘Immigration Innovation Act […]

Chopper crashes in Nepal; Japanese among 6 killed, woman survives

A helicopter with seven people on board crashed in a dense forest area in Nepal on Saturday, killing six of them including a foreigner. A woman has miraculously survived the accident. The Altitude Air helicopter, AS350 B3e, which had gone missing, crash-landed in the forest area at Meghang Rural Municipality in Nuwakot district, 125 km […]

Powerful hurricane could be headed to southeast US

ATLANTA: The US East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday. Florence is expected to become a major hurricane by Monday, the National Hurricane Center said, adding that “a rapid intensification’’ is forecast to begin Sunday. […]

Dallas officer who killed black man also shot a man in 2017

DALLAS: The Dallas police officer who says she mistakenly went to the wrong apartment after work earlier this week and fatally shot a black man also fired her weapon and wounded a man during an on-duty confrontation in 2017, according to court documents. Dallas police on Saturday named Amber Guyger, a four-year force veteran, as […]

‘Whole thing is crazy’:?US President Donald Trump wants to stop subsidies to India, China

United States President Donald Trump took aim Friday at trade relations with India, China and other developing nations saying they unfairly received subsidies from the US as “growing economies” and vowed to stop the practice. “We have some of these countries that are considered growing economies, they are considered nations that are not mature yet […]