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Kathmandu, May 6 (News India)- Nepal’s 86-year-old mountaineer Min Bahadur Sherchan, who was once the oldest climber to scale the Mt Everest, died today at its base camp, leaving his dream to re-conquer the world’s tallest peak unfulfilled. Sherchan, a former British Gurkha who aimed at reclaiming the crown of oldest climber to ascend the […]

Yogi takes charge of UP

Lucknow, March 19 (News India)- Ending BJP’s 14-year “vanvaas,” hardline Hindutva leader and five-time MP Yogi Adityanath was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Adityanath, who hails from Pauri in Uttarakhand, heads a 47-member ministry. For the first time, Governor Ram Naik […]


Washington, Feb 25 (News India)- President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the “greatest military build-ups in American history” on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists. Trump used remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), an organization that gave him […]

White House

Washington, Feb 25 (News India)- The White House excluded several major US news organisations, including some it has criticised, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Friday. Reporters for CNN, The New York Times, Politico, The Los Angeles Times and BuzzFeed were not allowed into the session in the office […]

The shooter, Adam Purinton

Washington, Feb 25 (News India)- US lawmakers publicly denounced the killing of an Indian engineer by an American navy veteran in an apparent hate crime in Kansas City, saying there is no place for these senseless acts of violence in the country. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, a 32-year-old working at GPS-maker Garmin headquarters in Olathe, died of […]

Fire at hotel in China; many feared trapped

Beijing, Feb 25 (News India)- Unknown number of people were trapped as a fire broke out in a hotel in China’s Jiangxi province on Saturday, firefighters said. The fire was spotted on the second floor of the HNA Platinum Mix Hotel in Nanchang, Xinhua news agency quoted firefighters as saying. More than 10 construction workers […]

New Delhi, Dec 22 (News India)- With demonetisation leading to a massive destruction of demand, brokerages now say that the damage to the country’s growth may be much bigger than the previous RBI estimates. A note by brokerage Nomura says there could be a sharper slowdown in the near term as cash shortage is likely […]


Washington, Dec 9 (News India)- As many as 206,582 Indians are currently enrolled in American universities and institutes of higher education, registering a growth of over 14 per cent, with most of them studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) courses, according to new official figures. In its latest report, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]