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ISIS leader killed in US special forces operation, says President Biden

United States' President Joe Biden announced today that ISIS leader Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi blew himself up as US special forces...

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H-1B visa sign ups for next year’s fiscal to begin on March 1

USA News: The H-1B visa registrations for next year’s fiscal would start on March 1 and remain opened till 18 of the same month.

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US President Biden caught swearing by live mic after White House press event

US President Joe Biden was heard on a live microphone abusing a Fox News journalist on the sidelines of a White House photo op.

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US nearing level of living with Covid as a manageable disease: Dr Fauci

US scientist Dr Fauci has said that despite mounting COVID cases and more such patients crowding hospitals, the country is approaching the...

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In a first, US surgeons transplant heart of a pig into human

US News: US surgeons claimed to have successfully transplanted a pig heart to human.

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US varsities witness 13.2% decline in Indian students, shows report

Universities in the United States saw a significant 13.2 per cent drop in the number of Indian students in 2020-21, says the latest Open...

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Indian-American Neera Tanden named White House staff secretary

United States President Joe Biden has named Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden as the new White House staff secretary.

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20 years after 9/11 attacks, satellite images still show the devastating scenes

With the US observing the 20th anniversary of the deadly 9/11 attacks, new satellite images supplied by space firm Maxar Technologies still...

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COVID-19 antibodies decrease by 80 per cent six months after second Pfizer vaccine jab, finds US study

A US study has found that a decrease in COVID-19 antibodies produced by the Pfizer vaccine was found in senior nursing home residents six...

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US President warns of another bombing at Kabul airport before rescue ops end

US President Joe Biden has warned of another suicide bomb attack at Kabul airport before the end of American military's final phase of...

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US veterans launch mission 'Pineapple Express' to shield Afghan allies

An all-volunteer group of US veterans of the Afghan war launched a daring mission dubbed as 'Pineapple Express' to help scores of Afghan...

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More US cities requiring inoculation proof in public places

More cities across the United States are requiring people to show proof they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 to teach at school, work...

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US Senate gives nod to infra bill after months of negotiations

Following months of negotiations, the US Senate has approved a long-awaited bipartisan infrastructure bill, though analysts feel that the...

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US may impose fresh curbs amid surge in COVID cases: Biden

US President Joe Biden has hinted that new guidelines or restrictions would be imposed in the United States in response to a resurgence of...

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Delta variant has propelled COVID spike in US: Fauci

White House Chief Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci has said that the recent surge in COVID cases across US was caused by the highly virulent...

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US Vice-President Kamala Harris may visit Singapore, Vietnam in August: Sources

United States' Indian-origin Vice President Kamala Harris could travel to Vietnam and Singapore in August, even though details of the trip...

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Three killed, five injured in separate Seattle shootings

Three people were killed and five others injured in four separate shootings in and around Seattle’s downtown area, according to Seattle...

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US COVID curve on the rise again; authorities wary of another surge in cases

The United States COVID 19 curve is surging again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three...

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US FDA alerts people about risk of heart inflammation after second mRNA vaccine dose

The United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alerted everyone that there might be rare risk of heart inflammation in youth who had...

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Joe Biden expected to nominate LA Mayor as next US ambassador to India: Reports

Post of US envoy to India has been lying vacant since January 20. Daniel Smith, the director of the Foreign Service Institute (who recently...

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USIBC coordinating with businesses to drive COVID relief efforts for India

The US-India Business Council, in partnership with institutions of the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response (GTF), announced the result of...

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Indian-American Neera Tanden appointed as senior adviser to President Biden

The 50-year-old Tanden is currently the president and CEO of think-tank Center for American Progress (CAP).

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US President Biden nominates two Indian-origin women to federal admin posts

US President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate two Indian-American women to key administration positions.

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Indian-American nominee Vanita Gupta’s harsh social media posts come under scrutiny at confirmation hearing

If confirmed, Gupta would be the first woman of colour to be the associate attorney general.

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