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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat

India concerned about US pullout from Afghanistan: General Bipin Rawat

New Delhi: India is concerned about the vacuum that will be created after withdrawal of the US and NATO troops from war-torn Afghanistan,...Read More

Recovery is underway after worst global recession since World War II: IMF Managing Director Christine Georgieva

Recovery is underway after worst global recession since World War II: IMF Managing Director Christine Georgieva

A day after the International Monetary Fund forecast a global growth of six per cent for this year, IMF Managing Director Christine Georg...Read More

US President Joe Biden lets Trump era H-1B visa bans expire; Indian IT professionals to benefit

US President Joe Biden lets Trump era H-1B visa bans expire; Indian IT professionals to benefit

US President Joe Biden on Thursday let the ban on foreign workers visa, in particular H-1B, lapse as the notification issued by his prede...Read More

World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., the United States.

India bounced back big way but not out of woods; real GDP growth to be 7.5% to 12.5%: World Bank

Washington: India's economy has bounced back amazingly from the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown over the last one year, but it ...Read More

Indian-American scientist Bhavya Lal is NASA's Acting Chief of Staff

Indian-American scientist Bhavya Lal is NASA's Acting Chief of Staff

According to NASA, Lal brings “extensive experience” in engineering and space technology.

My 1st job was cleaning laboratory glassware in mother's lab: US VP Kamala Harris

My 1st job was cleaning laboratory glassware in mother's lab: US VP Kamala Harris

Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris from Chennai, was a breast cancer researcher who died of cancer in 2009. Her father Donald Harris is ...Read More

US ex-president Donald Trump likely to be acquitted in impeachment trial as Democrats lack numbers in Senate

US ex-president Donald Trump likely to be acquitted in impeachment trial as Democrats lack numbers in Senate

The Democrats who have impeached Trump in the House charging him with "incitement of insurrection," needs two-thirds of the vote for the ...Read More

Biden, Macron vow to strengthen US-France ties in first phone call

Biden, Macron vow to strengthen US-France ties in first phone call

Biden called Macron on Sunday and expressed his desire to strengthen bilateral ties. He also stressed his commitment to bolstering the tr...Read More

Vice President Kamala Harris moves in to Blair House as her official residence undergoes repairs

Vice President Kamala Harris moves in to Blair House as her official residence undergoes repairs

Across the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, Blair House is the official guest house of the US President

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US President Joe Biden discusses 'strategic partnership' with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau over phone

Biden also spoke with his Mexican counterpart Lopez Obrador on Friday, US media reported.

Joe Biden unveils ‘wartime’ plan to battle COVID-19

Joe Biden unveils ‘wartime’ plan to battle COVID-19

Launches ’100 days mask challenge’; makes virus test & quarantine mandatory for people entering US

American aspiration: We shoot for the moon, then plant our flag, says Kamala Harris in her first remarks to the nation as US Vice President

American aspiration: We shoot for the moon, then plant our flag, says Kamala Harris in her first remarks to the nation as US Vice President

Harris, 56, made history on Wednesday when she was sworn in as the first female, first black and first Asian-American US vice-president. ...Read More

Biden administration slams Trump’s move to lift COVID-19 travel ban on Europe, Brazil

Biden administration slams Trump’s move to lift COVID-19 travel ban on Europe, Brazil

In an executive order, Trump said he is removing the restrictions applicable to the European Union, the United Kingdom, the Republic of I...Read More

Our White House journey won’t be easy: Kamala Harris

Our White House journey won’t be easy: Kamala Harris

“Some of them say that ours are ambitious goals, but we do believe with hard work and with the cooperation and collaboration of the membe...Read More


Joe Biden team brimming with Indian-Americans

Joe Biden team brimming with Indian-Americans

Less than 100 hours ahead of his historic inauguration, US President-elect Joe Biden has either nominated or named at least 20 Indian Ame...Read More

Donald Trump condemns Capitol Hill violence, says 'deeply saddened by the riots'

Donald Trump condemns Capitol Hill violence, says 'deeply saddened by the riots'

According to Trump, “Violence and vandalism have absolutely no place in our country”

US: Mike Pence refuses to invoke 25th amendment to ensure Donald Trump’s ouster

US: Mike Pence refuses to invoke 25th amendment to ensure Donald Trump’s ouster

Washington: The Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives, which is in a rush to impeach Donald Trump over the unprecedented Capito...Read More

Republicans come up in support to impeach Donald Trump

Republicans come up in support to impeach Donald Trump

Congresswoman Liz Cheney, the third-most powerful Republican lawmaker in the House of Representatives, was the first GOP House leader to ...Read More

US House to vote on Trump impeachment on Wednesday

US House to vote on Trump impeachment on Wednesday

The article of impeachment charges Trump with a count of "incitement of insurrection" for his actions on January 6, when he delivered a s...Read More

Donald Trump issues emergency declaration in Washington DC ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

Donald Trump issues emergency declaration in Washington DC ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

According to the White House, the emergency declaration also provides appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorised ...Read More

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