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Facebook parent warns of pulling down news from platform

Facebook parent Meta threatened to remove news from its platform if the US Congress passes a proposal aimed at making it easier for news...

Corporate

China had warned US not to meddle in its ties with India: Report

News: China has warned American officials not to interfere in its relationship with India, the Pentagon has said in a report to the US...

Global

US senators urge Biden to reconsider selling Ukraine 'lethal' drones

News: A bipartisan group of 16 United States senators has asked the Biden administration to carefully reconsider Ukraine’s request for...

USA

Wait time for US visitor visa interview nearly 1,000 days: Report

The waiting list for those applying for a visitor visa - B1 (business) and B2 (tourist) - to the United States (US) is close to 1,000 days.

Travel

NASA gears up for fresh Moon rocket launch

After two failed attempts, NASA plans to launch its new mega Moon rocket today from Florida, less than a week after the massive machine...

USA

Trump announces 2024 White House bid

Former US President Donald Trump today announced his third bid to run for President in the 2024 election.

USA

PM Modi meets Biden, Sunak other world leaders at G20 Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron, UK PM Rishi Sunak and others...

Global

India among four nations removed from US currency monitoring list

India, along with four other countries has been removed from the Currency Monitoring List by the US Department of Treasury last week.

Global

Six killed after vintage planes collide at Dallas air show

Six people were killed after two World War II-era military planes collided in midair and crashed at Dallas Executive Airport during an...

USA

NASA set to postpone moon rocket launch again

USA News: NASA is again postponing the launch of its new moon rocket because of a storm threatening the Florida coast.

USA

Ex-US President Trump to make ‘big announcement’ next week

Donald Trump said yesterday he would be making a "very big announcement" next week, with the former president expected to jump into the race...

USA

Meta gears up for mass firings this week: Reports

Facebook parent Meta is preparing for large-scale layoffs that are expected to affect many thousands of employees. Meta gears up for mass...

Corporate

Priyanka Chopra arrives in Delhi, tells paps 'won't remove mask'

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas returned to India after three years in the US earlier this week. Now, she has flown to New Delhi for a work...

Entertainment

Nine hurt in US shooting spree

USA News: At least nine people were shot outside a bar in US Philadelphia on Saturday night, leaving two in critical condition.

USA

Jaishankar holds talks on Ukraine, counterterrorism with Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a conversation with S. Jaishankar and discussed the ongoing Ukraine war, counterterrorism and...

Global

Parag Agrawal, Vijaya Gadde among Twitter executives sacked after Elon Musk takeover

Elon Musk fired Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal, Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal and legal affairs and policy chief Vijaya Gadde.

Corporate

11 dead, 15 hurt as two open fire at Russian military ground

Two gunmen opened fire at a Russian military training ground near Ukraine, killing at least 11 people and wounding 15 others, according to...

Global

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to visit India next month

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has announced that she will travel to India next month to attend the ninth edition of the US-India...

Global

Infosys in US facing lawsuit over discriminatory hiring practices

The US arm of Indian tech firm Infosys is facing allegations of discrimination against Indians in their hiring practices.

Corporate

On visit, Jaishankar hold talks with US to deepen business ties

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with key stakeholders including Congressmen, business chambers and think tanks...

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Washington's ties with Islamabad have not served the American interest: EAM Jaishankar

S Jaishankar has raised questions over the "merits" of the US-Pakistan relationship and said that Washington's ties with Islamabad have not...

Global

Russia has shamelessly violated core tenets of UN charter: Biden

United States President Joe Biden rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia's war on Ukraine at the 77th Session of the United...

Global

'Putin unable to achieve Ukraine goal'

Russian forces and stretched resources in Ukraine show that Moscow’s forces are incapable of achieving President Vladimir Putin’s...

Global

US gives nod to USD 600 million additional military aid for Ukraine

US has approved a new package of up to USD 600 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, as Washington moves to support Kyiv's...

Global

Indian-American activist Shefali Razdan Duggal confirmed as US envoy to Netherlands

Indian-American political activist Shefali Razdan Duggal was confirmed as the country's next envoy to the Netherlands by the US Senate.

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