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California

CBI busts 'sextortion' racket, arrests one for blackmailing US-based Economics prof

The girl, who was chatting through Facebook, had befriended the economics professor of a prominent university on social media service chat platform.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Elizabeth Holmes faces judgment day for her Theranos crimes

Her lawyers have argued that Holmes deserves more lenient treatment as a well-meaning entrepreneur who is now a devoted mother with another child on the way.

published on : 18th November 2022

Pelosi won’t seek leadership role, plans to stay in Congress

Pelosi has led Democrats through consequential moments, including passage of the Affordable Care Act with President Barack Obama and the impeachments of President Donald Trump.

published on : 18th November 2022

Brainwave-reading implant lets paralysed man spell out 1,100 words

Last year the team of UCSF researchers showed that a brain implant called a brain–computer interface could translate 50 very common words when the man attempted to say them in full.

published on : 9th November 2022

Five Hyderabad students travel to California; presented their projects in Silicon Valley, UC Berkeley

These are some opportunities not available in our academic syllabus, says Dia Reddy, a Grade 12 student.

published on : 5th November 2022

#MeToo: California governor's wife among accusers at Harvey Weinstein's trial

The Associated Press does not normally name people who say they've been sexually abused, but Newsom agreed to be named through her attorney.

published on : 11th October 2022

Man who killed Indian-origin Sikh family in California charged with four counts of murder

8-month-old Aroohi Dheri, her 27-year-old mother Jasleen Kaur, her 36-year-old father Jasdeep Singh, and her 39-year-old uncle Amandeep Singh were kidnapped and killed.

published on : 11th October 2022

Disasters like Ian pose extra risk for fragile older people

Florida has attempted to address some of these issues by setting up shelters where people with health conditions that require electricity for oxygen, dialysis and devices like ventilators.

published on : 8th October 2022

India and California agree to collaborate on zero-emission vehicles

California has the world's most advanced zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) policies. It has an ambitious 100 per cent ZEV mandate by 2035.

published on : 30th September 2022

Thousands flee, several hurt as wildfire scorches California

The fire that began on Friday afternoon on or near a wood-products plant quickly blew into a neighbourhood on the northern edge of Weed.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Injuries, destruction reported in Northern California blaze

The Northern California blaze Friday forced as many as 7,500 residents to leave. Suzi Brady, a Cal Fire spokeswoman, said several people were injured and taken to a hospital.

published on : 3rd September 2022

17 Indian citizens among group of 100 migrants apprehended while illegally crossing into US

All individuals were transported to a nearby station where they were medically evaluated and cleared by medical personnel.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Wanted: 7,000 construction workers for Intel chip plants

California-based Intel will rely on lessons learned in building previous semiconductor sites nationally and globally to ensure enough construction workers, the company said in a statement.

published on : 22nd August 2022

US wildfire: Washington residents evacuate from town, homes burned 

In Washington, the Adams County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook early Thursday afternoon that residents of Lind needed to flee due to the encroaching flames.

published on : 5th August 2022

Thousands ordered to flee California wildfire near Yosemite National Park

By Saturday morning, the fire had destroyed 10 residential and commercial structures, damaged five others and was threatening 2,000 more structures.

published on : 24th July 2022

California man pleads guilty to Capitol riot charge

Secor technically could face up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to USD 250,000 when he is sentenced in October.

published on : 20th May 2022

Judge sentences man to life for 'evil' sex abuse of kids

The child exploitation enterprise impacted more than 20 victims - children who were sexually assaulted, sometimes repeatedly, solely for the pleasure of this defendant and his cohorts.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Police say six dead, 10 injured in Sacramento shooting

Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference that police were patrolling the area at about 2 a.m. when they heard gunfire.

published on : 3rd April 2022

How mother's mindfulness impacts child

Parental mindfulness programmes improve stress response in infants, a study by The University of California, San Francisco, USA.

published on : 27th March 2022

Mesmerizing new species of fish found off the coast of Maldives

The fish lives in the ‘twilight zone’ reefs—the virtually unexplored coral ecosystems found between 50- to 150-meters (160- to 500-feet) beneath the ocean’s surface.

published on : 10th March 2022
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