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Withdrawal From Afghanistan Best Decision For America: Biden

Biden said, There's nothing China or Russia would rather have, would want more in this competition than the United States to be bogged down another decade in Afghanistan

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WHO Raises Concern Over COVID Second Wave In Europe And American Countries

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that it’s “extremely concerned” by the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in some countries, particularly in Europe and the Americas. “Right now we are extremely concerned by the surge in cases we’re seeing in some countries. Particularly in Europe and the Americas, health workers and health systems […]

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'Covid-19 Vaccine To Be Available To All Americans By Early April'

Washington: A Covid-19 vaccine could be available to “all Americans” by early April 2021, US Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar said. “By the end of January, enough vaccine for all of our seniors as well as our health care workers and first responders,” Xinhua news agency quoted Azar as saying in a […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Free Vax For Americans, But Won't Be Widely Available Till '21 Summer

New York: A 57 page “playbook” just in from the US government outlines a comprehensive plan to make the COVID-19 vaccine available free to all Americans once it is proven safe and effective. The shot wouldn’t be broadly available to most of the US population until the summer or fall of 2021, the Director of […]

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US To Give $3.6 Million Aid To India For COVID-19 Battle

New Delhi: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has committed $3.6 million to assist India’s efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. A US government statement said the initial tranche of funding will seek to further strengthen and support the Central government’s efforts to increase laboratory capacity for SARS-COV-2 testing, including molecular diagnostics […]

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COVID-19 Cases In US Crosses 1 Million, Fatalities 58000

Washington: The number of people infected by the coronavirus in the United States crossed one million and the fatalities jumped to nearly 59,000, but several states initiated the process to reopen their economies amidst signs of decline in both new cases and deaths. We continue to pray for the victims as well as for those […]

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Trump suspends issuing of new Green Cards for 60 days

Washington: President Donald Trump has said that he will halt issuing new Green Cards or legal permanent residency for the next 60 days as part of his executive order to temporarily suspend immigration into the US. However, the move will not have any impact on those entering the country on a temporary basis, Trump said […]

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Where There Is US, There Is Trouble: Syrian Ambassador In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Amidst the ongoing tensions between the United States and Iran, Syrian Ambassador to India Riad Abbas said on Monday that “where there is US, there is trouble”. Abbas, who met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here, criticised American interference in the affairs of the Middle East countries. He said his nation did not believe […]

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Trump Claims 4 US Embassies Were Targeted By Iran

Washington: US President Donald Trump said that the “imminent threat” from Iran might involve planned attacks on four US embassies, US media reported. “We will tell you that probably it was going to be the embassy in Baghdad,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News on Friday when asked about what had been specifically […]

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Wow! Woman gets free chicken for life after praising restaurant

Everyone may not be fortunate enough to earn yummy free chicken sandwiches for life just with a tweet. A woman in the US has just done that after her tweet praising the delicacies of the restaurant in the District of Columbia went viral. The tweet from 24-year-old musician Bri Hall, who uses the stage name […]

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US Approves Foreign Military Sales To Support India's C-17 Transport Planes

Washington: As part of its efforts to enhance India’s defence capabilities in the Indo-Pacific region, the Trump Administration notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve foreign military sales worth USD 670 million to support India’s C-17 military transport aircraft. The decision in this regard comes after a recent Indian request to buy […]

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US court allows Trump's abortion rules to take effect

San Francisco: A US federal court of appeal has ruled that US President Donald Trump’s government can go ahead with a policy that prohibits American women from receiving abortion operations at federally-funded clinics. A three-judge panel of the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco allowed the US government to enforce a controversial […]

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US mulls rejoining UN tourism body to create more jobs

Washington: The US is exploring the possibility of rejoining the UN tourism body to create jobs for Americans and help promote tourist destinations in the country, the State Department said. The US made its intention to be back in the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Monday during at the agency’s executive council meeting in […]

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India bats for making Indo-Pacific a region for shared prosperity in first 'JAI' trilateral meet

Buenos Aires: India, Japan and the US have agreed that a “free, open, inclusive and rules based” order is essential for the Indo-Pacific’s peace and prosperity as the leaders from the three countries held a trilateral meeting for the first time, amidst China flexing its muscles in the strategic region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US […]

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74 killed, over 1,000 missing in California wildfires

San Fransico: The destructive California wildfires have so far killed at least 74 people with over 1,000 reported missing, authorities said. Butte County Sheriff and Coroner Kory Honea said on Friday evening that the number of people missing due to Northern California’s Camp Fire, deemed as the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state’s […]

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US election officials worried as hackers break into EVMs

Las Vegas: Amid the growing debate over whether electronic voting machines (EVMs) are hackable or not, elections officials in the US are worried over the increasing “information warfare” as mid-term polls loom. According to a CNN report, at the annual “Def Con hacker convention” here over the weekend, state and local election officials who attended […]

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More women falling prey to lung cancer: Study

London: Lung cancer mortality rate among women is expected to increase by 43 per cent from 2015 to 2030, according to an analysis of data from 52 countries. The highest lung cancer mortality rates in 2030 are projected in Europe and Oceania, while the lowest lung cancer mortality rates in 2030 are projected in America […]

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Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore to attend summit with Donald Trump

Singapore: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore today for an unprecedented summit with Donald Trump, an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US president calling it a “one time shot” at peace. Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal — which has seen it subjected to several sets of […]

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Trump to meet Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12

  Washington: US President Donald Trump today announced that he will meet North Korea leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore for the historic meeting to discuss the denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula. “The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both […]

North Korea again threatens to attack Guam

Seoul: North Korea on Friday once again threatened to attack the American island of Guam, where the US maintains a military base, following announcement of imminent joint naval drills between Washington and Seoul. In a statement published by North Korean state news agency KCNA, Pyongyang said it warned several times that it will counteract any […]

Las Vegas shooting an "act of pure evil": Trump

Washington: President Donald Trump today termed as “an act of pure evil” the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history at a concert in Las Vegas in which at least 58 people have been killed and over 500 others injured. Trump also called for unity, asserting that in moments of tragedy and horror, America has […]

Iran claims to have ‘father of all bombs' overshadowing America's ‘mother'

Tehran: A top commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) claimed that the country possesses the “father of all bombs” which overshadows the most powerful non-nuclear ordnance of the US. The bomb was developed under a special request of the IRGC, the corps’ Aerospace Force commander, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, said in an […]

200 Indian students marooned in Houston floods

New Delhi: Two hundred Indian students of the University of Houston have been marooned in floods in the wake of tropical storm Harvey causing heavy rains and flooding in America’s fourth largest city. Two Indian students are in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a hospital, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday. “@CGHoust […]

Odia scientist in US finds cheapest treatment to prevent sepsis in newborns

Bhubaneswar: An Odia pediatrician in the US has achieved a feat in an area of medical science  not many researchers had been successful in.  Dr Pinaki Panigrahi has hogged headlines in America by discovering an inexpensive method of treatment to prevent Sepsis- a deadly infection that kills around 60,000 kids every year. As reported in […]

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US Vice Prez Pence applauds Sikhs' contribution

Washington: US Vice President Mike Pence has lauded the contribution of Sikhs in America and asked them to continue to give back by serving in the military and public offices at local, state and federal levels. “Sikh Community and its issues are always close to my heart and I always admire the contribution of Sikhs […]