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Kamala Harris wears 2 Black designers on Inauguration DayRediff.com20 Jan 2021
In opting to wear the dress designed by Christopher John Rogers and Sergio Hudson, Harris has sent her own message to the country that Black designers have arrived on the scene.
Protests flare up in US against COVID-19 lockdownRediff.com28 Apr 2020
In these times, the sight of a public gathering of hundreds of people mostly without face masks is alarming. But that is exactly what is happening across the United States, as groups of Americans are taking to the streets in protest of lockdown orders aimed at limiting the spread of Covid-19. Those taking to the streets say that the stringent measures restricting movement and businesses are unnecessarily hurting citizens.
Turtle who lost both back legs gets rolling!Rediff.com2 Jul 2019
A box turtle named Pedro has been outfitted with a set of custom-made wheels after losing his back legs, thanks to doctors and students at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Pepsi pulls ad accused of mocking 'Black Lives Matter' protestsRediff.com6 Apr 2017
The cola giant removed the ad from YouTube less than 24 hours after it was first posted, following much online ridicule. "Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding," the company said in a statement.
Here are the best photos from the World Press Photo AwardsRediff.com15 Feb 2017
The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The winning shot was taken by Turkish Associated Press photographer called Burhan Ozbilici, with an image he has simply titled An Assassination in Turkey. Showing Mevlut Mert Altintas shouting after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey, on December 19 2016.
The moments that shaped 2016Rediff.com26 Dec 2016
'The year in pictures' treks across the globe, looking back on the moments that shaped 2016. From the United States presidential race, to demonetisation in India to the refugee crisis, the news has kept pouring in. Here are our top 50 moments from the world.
Security takes centre stage as Republican National Convention kicks offRediff.com18 Jul 2016
Sleuths of security forces and secret service agents have converged on the city and huge make-shift iron walls have come up several blocks around the convention's location.
Ex-marine behind Baton Rouge shooting that left 3 cops deadRediff.com18 Jul 2016
The gunman, identified as 29-year-old Gavin Eugene Long, dressed in black and armed with a rifle, shot the police officers in an "ambush-style" attack on Sunday.
3 cops feared dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana shootingRediff.com17 Jul 2016
At least three police officers are feared dead and several others wounded near a shopping centre after a shooting in Baton Rouge, in the United States. The victims may include police officers and sheriff's deputies.
The 'Black Lives Matter' photo that's breaking the internetRediff.com11 Jul 2016
Image is being defined as iconic and a powerful image of the ongoing struggle between law enforcement and black Americans.
'Black Lives Matter': Thousands protest in US citiesRediff.com10 Jul 2016
At least five officers were injured. One policeman was hit with a glass bottle and another by fireworks, according to St Paul police.
Dallas shooter backed black militant groupsRediff.com9 Jul 2016
Dallas police say the gunman staged a furious ambush-style attack in Dallas at a rally held to protest this week's fatal shooting of two black men by police in other states.
Black motorist fatally shot by police in MinnesotaRediff.com8 Jul 2016
Shocked family members demanded justice for Castile, a school cafeteria worker, whose mother described him as a law-abiding citizen who kept out of trouble.
Indian arrested for groping teens at Disney water park in USRediff.com6 Jul 2016
Aman Bhatia was in the wave pool at Typhoon Lagoon and as the waves crashed over, one of the six victims said she felt his hands touching her body.
Obama vows to protect religious minorities at home and abroadRediff.com16 Jan 2016
Obama made no reference to any country in his speech but said that his administration works to promote religious freedom around the globe.
Bobby Jindal's identity crisisRediff.com2 Jul 2015
'The height of irony is that Bobby Jindal will always be known as the first Indian-American Governor, the second Indian-American Congressman and the first Indian-American Presidential candidate, regardless of his claim to be just American. Given the situation in the US, no one will be able to erase his identity in relation to his origin.'
Immigrants should adopt American values, learn English: JindalRediff.com30 Jun 2015
A son of immigrant parents from India, two-term Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal believes that immigrants in the United States should learn English and adopt American values.
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal set to join White House raceRediff.com24 Jun 2015
Ending months of speculation, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is likely to announce his 2016 presidential bid in New Orleans.
Indian held in US for sexually assaulting fellow passenger on planeRediff.com4 Mar 2014
A 61-year-old Indian national has been arrested in the United States on charges of sexually assaulting a fellow woman passenger aboard a domestic flight.
2 dead in chemical plant explosion in USRediff.com15 Jun 2013
Two workers of a petrochemical plant have been killed following an explosion and a subsequent fire that ripped through the site in central Louisiana in the United States.
Bobby Jindal escapes unhurt after SUV crashRediff.com18 Mar 2013
Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has escaped unhurt after a large rental truck sideswiped his SUV while he was returning home from his son's football game in Baton Rouge.
Obama most incompetent US prez, slams Bobby JindalRediff.com17 Jul 2012
Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has trashed Barack Obama, saying the US President was the "most liberal and incompetent president since Jimmy Carter".
Bobby Jindal takes oath for second term as Louisiana GovernorRediff.com10 Jan 2012
Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal took the oath of office for his second term before hundreds of people, with a focus on education and a pledge not to rest on the accomplishments of his first four years. "I Bobby Jindal do solemnly swear that I will support the constitution and laws of the United States and the constitution and laws of this state," Jindal said as State Supreme Court Justice Catherine Kimball administered the oath on Monday.
Louisiana Guv Bobby Jindal files for re-electionRediff.com7 Sep 2011
Piyush 'Bobby' Jindal, the first Indian-American ever to be elected as the governor of an American state, filed his re-election papers, with analysts saying he is unlikely to face any major challenge and seems assured of a second term as Louisiana's chief executive.
Top 25 US cities for fresh graduates!Rediff.com3 Jun 2011
The Daily Beast announced it second annual ranking of the best American cities for fresh graduates.
Indian scientist finds virus link to obesityRediff.com23 Sep 2010
'Indians have more body fat, less muscle mass...Obesity is more prevalent among vegetarians....' advises Dr Nikhil Dhurandhar.
Jindal allows concealed guns in places of worshipRediff.com8 Jul 2010
Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal has agreed to allow concealed handguns inside Louisiana's churches, mosques and synagogues, prompting anti-gun violence activists up in arms against the controversial move.
The be-all and end-all of diets: Cut down caloriesRediff.com27 Feb 2009
According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the only way you can successfully drop those stubborn pounds is by cutting down on your calorie intake each day. Makes sense, doesn't it? And it really works, too!
Recession: Some US cities will be saferRediff.com17 Oct 2008
Cities with a strong presence in health care, education, law, energy, and the government will feel the impact of a downturn less.
Americans held over Indian students' murder freeRediff.com24 Sep 2008
Casey Gathers and Michael Jermaine Lewis from Baton Rogue were two of the three men arrested in May over the killing of 31-year-old Chandrasekhar Reddy Komma and 33-year-old Kiran Kumar Allam at the Edward Gay Apartments on the Louisiana State University campus.
Jindal vetoes bill to double legislators' salariesRediff.com1 Jul 2008
Facing an embarrassing recall petition, Indian-American Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal has vetoed a bill that would have more than doubled the salaries of legislators, correcting his earlier 'mistake'.
Indians' murder: 3 suspects are history-sheetersRediff.com27 May 2008
The three US men arrested for the brutal double murder of Indian doctoral students at Louisiana State University had a lengthy criminal record with charges including rape and kidnapping.
US: 3 held for Indian students' murderRediff.com23 May 2008
Michael Jermaine Lewis, 19, and Casey Gathers, 20, were arrested on Thursday for the December 13 killing of Chandrasekhar Reddy Komma and Kiran Kumar Allam who were found shot in the head in what police called a home invasion of Allam's apartment. Devin Jamell Parker, 19, was arrested on Wednesday in an unrelated simple robbery and booked into prison, Gary Durham, acting chief of the LSU Police Department, said at a press conference held to announce the arrests.
Ashutosh Singhal wins Siemens AP national awardRediff.com10 Apr 2008
The winners were selected from among the 97 students in 50 states, including 85 high school seniors and 12 high school juniors, who were chosen as state winners in the award programme sponsored by the Siemens Foundation and run by the College Board, which administers the AP programme. The national winners -- a girl and a boy -- are each awarded a $5,000 college scholarship.
Bobby Jindal sworn in as Louisiana governorRediff.com15 Jan 2008
He promised a "New Louisiana" that will be a magnet for the dreamers, the risk-takers, the adventurers, the leaders of America's new economy, Jindal said immediately after being sworn in as Louisiana's 55th governor.
Jindal expected to spur Louisiana-India tradeRediff.com14 Jan 2008
'Image-conscious India surely will have an eye on him, the highest-ranking political figure of Indian heritage in America. And that could be an advantage for Louisiana,' The Times-Picayune reported.
Indian students' murder: Reward increasedRediff.com21 Dec 2007
The additional $4000, however, will only be paid for information that is received through the Crime Stoppers tip line before midnight Christmas Eve (Monday night, December 24th).
Bobby Jindal mourns LSU murdersRediff.com19 Dec 2007
Louisiana's Republican Governor-elect, Piyush 'Bobby' Jindal, has broken his silence over the murders of the two Indian graduate students on the Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge last week, and said he hopes the perpetrators of this horrific crime will be brought to justice soon.
Sketches of Indian students' murderersRediff.com18 Dec 2007
Investigators believe that the suspects were scouting for an opportunity to rob someone. They might have observed Komma arrive at the complex to visit his friend Allam, and might have followed him into latter's apartment.
LSU murders: Police appeal to residents for infoRediff.com17 Dec 2007
Officials from the four-agency task force, which is being assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, resumed their conversations with residents of Edward Gay Apartments where Kiran Kumar Allam, 33, and Chandrasekhar Reddy Komma, 31, were found shot dead. Authorities also knocked on the doors of nearby apartments and left fliers at the houses where they did not make contact with anyone.