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Toronto university seeks court injunction to clear continuing pro-Palestinian encampment

Toronto/IBNS: The University of Toronto has sought court injection to remove protesters who refuse orders to leave a pro-Palestinian encampment set up on campus earlier this month.

US envoy Eric Garcetti visits Bengaluru, meets ISRO Chairman Somanath and other business leaders to discuss space collaboration

This week, U.S. Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti visited Bengaluru to meet with space sector business leaders and entrepreneurs to spotlight robust economic and commercial relations between the United States and India that will, transform the coming century, from the seabed to the stars.

Toronto Sanskriti Sangstha to host grand annual festival on May 25-May 26

In a bid to encourage younger generations from both sides of Bengal to be aware of environmental issues and cherish a slice of their culture, Toronto Sanskriti Sangstha (TSS) is back with its grand annual festival which will be held on May 25 and May 26.

US opposes unilateral recognition of Palestine, says 'state should be achieved via talks'

Washington/IBNS: The Palestine state should be achieved through negotiations and not by unilateral recognition, the United States said in response to the move by Ireland, Spain and Norway, media reports said.

American airlines slammed for blaming 9-year-old girl in bathroom filming lawsuit

American Airlines has been slammed for blaming a 9-year-old girl in a lawsuit over the minor being filmed inside the bathroom of the plane, media reports said.

Antony Blinken says US, Australia, India, Japan have made important strides to advance free and open Indo-Pacific

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said the US, Australia, India and Japan have made important strides to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Canada’s stance on hate speech: A cause for concern

In a recent Nagar Kirtan event in Calgary, disturbing images emerged on social media depicting floats with effigies of Indian High Commissioner Sanjay Verma and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dressed as prisoners.

USA: 30-year-old sex worker engages with over 200 clients despite knowing she is HIV-positive

An American sex worker from Ohio is claiming she engaged with over 200 clients despite knowing that she was HIV-positive, triggering the police to warn people who contacted her for the 'risky business' to immediately get themselves tested.

Over 321,000 U.S. children lost a parent to drug overdose from 2011 to 2021, study reveals

An estimated 321,566 children in the United States lost a parent to drug overdose from 2011 to 2021, according to a study(link is external) published in JAMA Psychiatry.

US: 12-year-old teen allegedly commits suicide after facing relentless bullying in Las Vegas school

A 12-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide after she was bullied for a year at a school in the USA, media reports said.

Two Chinese nationals arrested for laundering USD 73 million through shell companies tied to cryptocurrency investment scams

An indictment was unsealed at a court in the US state of California recently, charging two Chinese nationals alleging they played leading roles in a scheme to launder proceeds from cryptocurrency investment scams.

US teen dies of cardiac arrest after consuming spicy chip as part of social media challenge, reveals autopsy report

A 14-year-old has died of cardiac arrest in the USA after he took part in a social media challenge that dared people to eat extremely hot tortilla chip, media reports said.

US issues fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who have been laid off

New Delhi/IBNS: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced fresh guidelines for H-1B visa holders who got terminated from their jobs after major corporations like Google, Tesla, and Walmart announced extensive layoffs, affecting the lives of many immigrant workers.

Ukraine is fighting for a free world, says Antony Blinken in his message during his guitar performance in Kyiv bar

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken took a red guitar in his hand and performed at a basement bar in Kyiv on Tuesday (May 14, 2024) where he expressed his support to the conflict-ravaged country and said the people of Ukraine are fighting for a free world.

Homeless woman in US lived inside grocery store sign board for a year

Midland (United States): In a bizarre incident, a homeless woman turned the rooftop sign of a Family Fare grocery store, located in Michigan's Midland, into a comfy living space with her innovation. It was discovered by a contractor who found an extension cord reaching the roof, according to USA Today.