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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...

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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

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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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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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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, India, Canada pull citizens, embassy staff out of Afghanistan

US, India and Canada are among the nations pulling out their citizens and embassy personnel from Afghanistan as Taliban entered the capital...

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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 cumulative Covid cases reach 36mn mark, toll at 6,16,712

The total COVID-19 cases in the United States has crossed the 35.73 million mark as of Saturday, with the death toll reaching 616 712,...

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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 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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190 shot dead during July 4th weekend in US: Report

As many as 190 people were shot dead across the United States over the July 4th or Independence Day holiday weekend, according to data...

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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...

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US lawmakers urge US President Biden to increase COVID relief efforts to India

Several United States lawmakers have urged the Biden administration to ensure that India receives enough COVID-19 vaccines and medical aid.

Covid-19

US intelligence community divided on origin of COVID-19, Biden orders redoubling of efforts to find source

United States intelligence community is split on its theories about the origin of COVID-19. While two agencies believe the virus emerged...

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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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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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Singapore, India among eight countries to accept invitation to US President's upcoming climate summit

Singapore and India are among the few countries that agreed to attend US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, with less than...

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President Biden to nominate Indian-American Rupa Ranga Puttagunta as a federal judge

If confirmed by the US Senate, Judge Puttagunta would be the first Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) woman to serve on the US...

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Indian-origin Vivek Murthy confirmed as US Surgeon General

Dr Murthy is a distinguished physician and former Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

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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...

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Biden's remark about 'Indians taking over the country' intended to honour the community's contributions: White House

The White House clarified that US President Joe Biden’s remarks last week, where he mentioned mentioning Indians taking over the country,...

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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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“Indian-Americans are taking over the country… you guys are incredible,” says Biden at NASA interaction

In under 50 days of presidency, Biden has appointed as many as 55 Indian-Americans to key posts in his administration, nearly half of whom...

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