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US in mourning over 500,000 COVID deaths, UK sees hope

Unlike his predecessor Donald Trump, who often sought to minimize the disease, Biden has made the pandemic his top priority

23 Feb 2021 7:46 AM

US Citizenship Bill to help many Indians

Authors of the bill told reporters that the bill establishes a moral and economic imperative and a vision of immigration reform

20 Feb 2021 1:30 AM

Touchdown confirmed: Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan played key role in NASA Mars rover landing

As the team's operations lead, I am the primary point of communication between the GN&C subsystem and the rest of the project, said Mohan

19 Feb 2021 5:34 PM

Texas outages below half-million but water crisis persists

More than 320,000 homes and businesses were without power in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama

18 Feb 2021 10:21 PM

Speaker Pelosi proposes 9/11-type commission to probe US Capitol storming

The Republican former president was accused of inciting riots in the Capitol which left five people, including a police officer, dead

16 Feb 2021 11:48 AM

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Trump acquitted, again, by US Senate

President Biden said that despite the acquittal the charges against Trump are 'not in dispute' and called on Americans to defend democracy

14 Feb 2021 11:38 AM

House rests Trump impeachment case, defense begins Friday

Trump's lawyers will begin their defense on Friday, arguing that he cannot be held personally responsible for the storming of Congress

12 Feb 2021 9:38 AM

Biden, Xi face off in marathon two-hour call

The call was to set the stage for the relationship under the new US leader, after it frayed under former president Donald Trump

12 Feb 2021 12:50 AM

No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir, says US

A longstanding goal of US policy in South Asia has been to prevent India-Pakistan conflict from escalating to interstate war

11 Feb 2021 10:27 AM

Biden orders sanctions against Myanmar after military coup

Protesters seeking freedom for Aung San Suu Kyi and other party members detained by the military

11 Feb 2021 1:21 AM

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Trump trial begins but Republicans signal likely acquittal

The trial is clearly uncomfortable for many Republican senators, who had to flee to safety during the violence

10 Feb 2021 10:47 AM

Biden, Modi commit towards greater Indo-US ties; work against COVID, terrorism

A veiled message to Pakistan was also sent, with both countries resolving to 'stand together against the scourge of global terrorism'

09 Feb 2021 10:20 AM

Mumbai attack accused Tahawwur Rana opposes extradition to India

Rana's extradition is barred under Article 6 of the United States-India extradition treaty with India

05 Feb 2021 11:21 AM

US will repair its alliances and engage with world once again: Biden

The US, he said is ending all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arms sales

05 Feb 2021 10:40 AM

Steps that would improve efficiency of India's markets welcome: US

US has said it welcomes steps that would improve the efficiency of India's markets and attract greater private sector investment

04 Feb 2021 10:38 AM

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IMF sent Myanmar $350 million in emergency aid; no precedent for refund

The State Department said it would review its foreign assistance to the southeast Asian country

03 Feb 2021 5:41 PM

Biden admin withdraws move to rescind work authorisation for H-1B spouses

Spouses of Indian professionals on H-1B visas, are the biggest beneficiary of the Obama-era rule that gave employment authorisation cards.

28 Jan 2021 7:39 PM

US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

A DHS statement noted the potential for violence from a broad range of ideologically-motivated actors

28 Jan 2021 6:18 PM

US announces restoration of relations with Palestinians

U.S. administration believes this remains the best way to ensure Israel's future

27 Jan 2021 6:20 AM

Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban

The decision comes as Biden plans to turn his attention to equity issues that he believes continue to shadow nearly all aspects of US life

25 Jan 2021 11:30 AM

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