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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...

USA

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...

Covid-19

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...

USA

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...

Covid-19

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...

Covid-19

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...

Covid-19

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...

Covid-19

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...

Covid-19

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...

USA

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...

Covid-19

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.

USA

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.

USA

White House withdraws Indian-American Neera Tanden’s nomination as director of Office of Management and Budget

Tanden would have been the first woman of color to lead the powerful budget agency.

USA

President Joe Biden revokes Trump’s green card ban

The ban had been put in place in 2020 by President Trump with the reasoning that it protected US workers amid rising unemployment due to the...

USA

US Senate begins hearing to confirm Dr Vivek Murthy as Surgeon-General

The US Senate began the confirmation hearing for Indian-American physician Dr Vivek Murthy, US President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as...

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US has hit the H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2021, says immigration authority

Successful applicants will now be decided by a computerised draw of lots.

USA

US Senate fails to convict former US president Trump in second impeachment trial

Donald Trump, former US President was acquitted yesterday on charges of inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol in his historic second...

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Biden looks to rejoin UN Human Rights Council in yet another reversal of Trump policies

Trump had quit the 47-member council as part of his ‘America First’ policy in 2018.

USA

“You have done nothing for me,” says Trump as he quits Screen Actors Guild

SAG-AFTRA published a news release on its website which stated its response to Trump’s resignation as, “Thank you”.

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