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2-year-old kid orders 31 cheeseburgers from mother’s phone; also gives generous tip to rider
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2-year-old kid orders 31 cheeseburgers from mother’s phone; also gives generous tip to rider

The burgers cost about $61.58 (around Rs 4,785), but the child did not forget to add a tip to it and gave $16 (approx Rs 1,200). The child later managed to eat half a burger out of the 31 he ordered

Umesh Shukla on helming the third edition of International Gujarati Film Festival in the US
Entertainment

Umesh Shukla on helming the third edition of International Gujarati Film Festival in the US

"The younger generation abroad is not aware of what we are doing here, so we would like to call them and see our films," says Umesh Shukla

In first public hearing, Pentagon reports rise in UFO sightings in past 20 years
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In first public hearing, Pentagon reports rise in UFO sightings in past 20 years

Scott Bray, deputy director of naval intelligence said that the Pentagon had detected nothing 'that would suggest it's anything non-terrestrial in origin' behind these phenomena

US is flooded with guns, over 139 million weapons produced over two decades: Justice Department
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US is flooded with guns, over 139 million weapons produced over two decades: Justice Department

The Justice Department report came out after a shocking weekend showed how the vast surplus of guns has made its mark on US society

US: Presidential commission votes to process all green card applications within six months
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US: Presidential commission votes to process all green card applications within six months

To be sent to the White House now for approval, the recommendations if adopted are likely to bring cheers to the hundreds and thousands of Indian Americans and those waiting, some for even for decades, for a Green Card

Watch: Police officers capture 6-feet long alligator outside school
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Watch: Police officers capture 6-feet long alligator outside school

The alligator was spotted making its way through residents' yards before ending in front of the school. The viral video has over 31,000 views till date.

Watch | Good Samaritans stop moving car after driver falls unconscious, save her life
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Watch | Good Samaritans stop moving car after driver falls unconscious, save her life

The woman fell unconscious while driving at a busy intersection in Florida, US. A couple of Good Samaritans rushed in to stop the car and save her life

US identifies more than 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far
World

US identifies more than 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far

The Interior Department report identified the deaths in about 20 of the schools

US takes first step to approve $40 billion in Ukraine aid as lawmakers beef up Biden request
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US takes first step to approve $40 billion in Ukraine aid as lawmakers beef up Biden request

The measure sailed to passage by a lopsided 368-57 margin, providing $7 billion more than Biden's request from April and dividing the increase evenly between defence and humanitarian programs

Good news for immigrants as United States extends work permits by 18 months
Business

Good news for immigrants as United States extends work permits by 18 months

The scheme is applicable for immigrants which fall into certain categories, including spouses of H-1B visa holders and those seeking a green card.

Two Indian student groups win NASA 2022 Human Exploration Rover Challenge
World

Two Indian student groups win NASA 2022 Human Exploration Rover Challenge

The challenge required US and international student teams to design, engineer, and test a human-powered rover on a course simulating terrain found on rocky bodies in the solar system

Indians to benefit as US adds 1.5 years to some expiring immigrant work permits
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Indians to benefit as US adds 1.5 years to some expiring immigrant work permits

The extension period of up to 180 days will automatically be extended to up to 540 days from the expiration date

Consulate General of India, New York, condemns Connecticut Assembly’s call to celebrate ‘Sikh Independence Day'
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Consulate General of India, New York, condemns Connecticut Assembly’s call to celebrate ‘Sikh Independence Day'

'These vested interests seek to divide communities and promote bigotry and hatred. Their agenda of violence has no place in democratic societies like the USA and India,' the Consulate General of India said

WHO warns Salmonellosis outbreak in US, Europe linked to chocolate products; all you need to know about the disease
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WHO warns Salmonellosis outbreak in US, Europe linked to chocolate products; all you need to know about the disease

The outbreak has been epidemiologically and molecularly linked to chocolate produced in Belgium and distributed globally to over 113 countries and territories across all WHO Regions

USCIRF report on religious freedom work of 'Hinduphobic' people, claims Hindu body
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USCIRF report on religious freedom work of 'Hinduphobic' people, claims Hindu body

The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) report recommended to the Biden administration to designate India, China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and 11 other nations as 'countries of particular concern' in the context of religious freedom

US track and field legend Allyson Felix announces decision to retire from sport later this year
Sports

US track and field legend Allyson Felix announces decision to retire from sport later this year

The 36-year-old said in an Instagram post she planned to embark on her farewell season as a gesture of gratitude to the sport.

USA may soon begin to use Indian shipyards to maintain and repair US naval ships
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USA may soon begin to use Indian shipyards to maintain and repair US naval ships

The decision in this regard was taken during the India-US 2+2 ministerial meeting

India, US sign MoU on Space Situational Awareness at 2+2 ministerial meeting
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India, US sign MoU on Space Situational Awareness at 2+2 ministerial meeting

The Space Situational Awareness Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aims to protect the satellites of the two countries

From defence deals to energy exports, how is US gaining profit from Ukraine-Russia conflict
World

From defence deals to energy exports, how is US gaining profit from Ukraine-Russia conflict

Sanctions on Russia are proving to be self-serving for the US, which now reaps profits from the sale of energy and arms.

US bluntly rejects Pak PM Imran Khan's allegations of 'conspiracy' to overthrow his govt
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US bluntly rejects Pak PM Imran Khan's allegations of 'conspiracy' to overthrow his govt

Friday's rebuttal was the third time the US has publicly commented on Khan's allegations. Previously, it was reported that the state department had dismissed the allegation when it initially broke in late March