Tag - Washington DC

Priyanka Chopra interviews US Vice President Kamala Harris at White House


Actress Priyanka Chopra added another feather to her cap when she visited the White House on Friday and spoke with US Vice President Kamala Harris at the Democratic National Committee Women's Leadership Forum. Looking elegant in a yellow backless dress and matching heels, Priyanka asked the US Vice President some important questions about various topics...

Best of the 4th of July Celebrations in USA

Post Date: June 28, 2022

Independence Day is one of the most festive holidays in the United States, and as such, it's a great time for traveling. Cities all over the country celebrate by having large Fourth of July fireworks displays, patriotic parades, and street parties. You don't have to be in a big city to enjoy the holiday, as...

Now a museum in DC dedicated to language and reading


Washington DC: Planet Word, a  museum dedicated to the power, beauty, and fun of language and to showing how words shape the human experience, has opened its doors to the public in Washington DC. Housed in the National Capital’s historic Franklin School, the museum is the world's first voice-activated one, featuring immersive galleries and exhibits that...

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House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week


Washington: The House is poised to pass a D.C. statehood bill next week — the first time in U.S. history either chamber will approve legislation granting the District full representation and voting rights in Congress. In announcing the historic vote Tuesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer cheered the move as a victory...

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Trump orders National Guard to leave DC


Washington: Assuring that the capital is “under perfect control”, President Donald Trump said he has ordered the National Guard Troops to start withdrawing from Washington. "I have just given an order for our National Guard to start the process of withdrawing from Washington, D.C., now that everything is under perfect control," the President tweeted on...

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Indian American hailed as hero for sheltering protesters in DC


Washington: Rahul Dubey, an Indian-origin resident of Washington, is being hailed as a ‘hero’ on social media and was lauded on mainstream US media after he provided shelter to over 60 protesters during curfew on Monday to ensure they weren’t arrested. Dubey, Senior Vice President (Innovation and Solutions) and CEO at AHIP (America’s Health Insurance Plans), has...

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US envoy to India apologizes for desecration of Gandhi statue


New Delhi: The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, on Thursday apologized for the desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington DC. The statue was vandalized by unidentified rioters during the ongoing violent protests against the custodial killing of an African-American citizen, George Floyd, in Minneapolis on May 25. Reports said the statue of India's founding...