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Kamala Harris is the latest in White House to contract Covid

USA News: United States vice-president Kamala Harris has tested positive for Covid, but is asymptomatic, the White House said.

USA

India ready to supply food to world amid Russia-Ukraine war triggered crisis: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US President Joe Biden that India will offer supply of food stock across the globe amid Ukraine...

Global

US President says India had ‘shaky’ reply to Russia’s war in Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has said that India’s response to the Russia invasion of Ukraine was “shaky”. India continues to purchase...

Global

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...

USA

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.

USA

Jaishankar, Blinken discuss Indo-Pacific ties

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken had met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome...

Global

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.

USA

India is a very important partner to the US, says Kamala Harris on meeting PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with United States Vice-President Kamala Harris at the White House during which they decided to...

USA

Indian PM Narendra Modi to address UNGA, attend Quad summit during three-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC yesterday on an official three-day visit to the United States

Global

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 Vice President Kamala Harris, Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong announce new initiatives

Indian-origin US Vice-President Kamala Harris met with government officials in Singapore, kicking off a visit to Southeast Asia intended to...

Singapore

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...

USA

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 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

India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

USA

Biden admin urges US court to certify India's request to extradite Tahawwur Rana

The Biden administration in the United States has urged a federal court to certify India's request to extradite Pakistani-origin Canadian...

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

Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and Indian diaspora...

Global

US President Biden appoints Indian-American Dr Raj Panjabi to lead malaria initiative

United States President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-origin Dr Raj Panjabi to lead his Malaria Initiative.

USA

Biden administration appoints two Indian-American women to key posts in UN Mission

The Biden administration has appointed two Indian-American experts — Sohini Chatterjee and Aditi Gorur — to key diplomatic positions at...

USA

US Vice-President Kamala Harris gets second vaccine shot, urges Americans to do the same

United States Vice-President Kamala Harris received the second COVID-19 vaccine dose on camera yesterday.

USA

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris sworn in as 46th President, 49th Vice-President of the United States

Joe Biden took oath as the 46th President of the United States at the Capitol today. Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India...

USA

Twitter launches @SecondGentleman account for Indian-origin US Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' husband

Twitter has added @SecondGentleman to its roster of official political handles as the husband of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris prepares...

USA

Traditional Kolam drawings honouring Indian-origin Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' Tamil roots kick off Presidential inauguration

Honouring Vice-President elect Kamala Harris' Indian heritage, the virtual inauguration kick-off ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden and...

USA

US President Donald Trump impeached for historic second time

United States President Donald Trump has made history after becoming the nation's only head of state to be impeached twice after the House...

USA