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PM Modi Holds First Bilateral Meeting With US President Joe Biden
PM Modi Holds First Bilateral Meeting With US President Joe Biden

PM Modi described Friday's bilateral summit with Biden as important as they're meeting at the start of the third decade of this century.

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PM Modi To Attend Quad Summit, Hold Bilateral Meetings

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval will also be accompanying Modi during the visit.

Biden Orders Companies To Require Vaccination For Employees
Biden Orders Companies To Require Vaccination For Employees

At least one dose of the vaccine has been given to 208 million people over 12 years, or 73.4 per cent of them, while 177 million or 62.5 per cent have been fully inoculated.

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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

20-Year Military Presence In Afghanistan Ends: US Prez Biden
20-Year Military Presence In Afghanistan Ends: US Prez Biden

The president said he has asked the Secretary of State to lead the continued coordination with US international partners to ensure safe passage for any Americans, Afghan partners and foreign nationals who want to leave Afghanistan.

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Terror Attack Against Kabul Airport Highly Likely In 36 Hrs: Biden

The IS-K, a local affiliate of the Islamic State terror group in Afghanistan, had claimed responsibility for the attack.

Kabul Airport Terror Attack: Prez Biden Vows To Finish Evacuation, Avenge US Deaths
Kabul Airport Terror Attack: Prez Biden Vows To Finish Evacuation, Avenge US Deaths

As for the bombers and gunmen involved, he said, "We have some reason to believe we know who they are ... not certain. He said he had instructed military commanders to develop plans to strike IS assets, leadership and facilities.

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Joe Biden Says Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan Was A 'Logical, Rational And Right Decision'

The US is also evacuating the citizens of NATO allies and its partners, including their diplomats, their embassy staff who remain in Afghanistan and to get them back to their homes as well.

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US To End Combat Mission In Iraq By End Of Year

The US troops withdrew from Iraq in 2011, eight years after the US-led invasion. US troops returned to the country in 2014 to support the Iraqi forces in the fight against the Islamic State militants.

Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin To Hold Summit In Geneva In June
Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin To Hold Summit In Geneva In June

"The leaders will discuss the full range of pressing issues, as we seek to restore predictability and stability to the US-Russia relationship," the White House said,

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57 US Congressmen Urge Biden To Bolster COVID-19 Assistance To India

Fifty-seven US Congressmen have written to President Joe Biden, urging him to bolster America's COVID-19 assistance to India

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Joe Biden Announces Complete US Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Washington: US President Joe Biden has announced that all US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan before September 11, a move to end the longest war in American history. “The…

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90% Adult Americans Eligible To Be Vaccinated By April 19: Biden

Washington: President Joe Biden has announced that 90 per cent of the adults in the US would be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by April 19 and the final 10 percent no later than May 1. The vaccination drive under the Biden administration has been going in at an unprecedented pace. As many as 100 million […]

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Myanmar Suffers Bloodiest Day: US Prez Biden Condemns Military Violence

Myanmar security forces opened fire Sunday on a crowd attending the funeral of student who was killed on the bloodiest day yet of a crackdown on protests against last month’s coup, local media reported. The escalating violence which took the lives of at least 114 people Saturday, including several children under 16 has prompted a […]

Anyone Who Wants COVID-19 Vaccine Could Get It 'This Spring': US Prez Biden
Biden Invites 40 Leaders Including Modi, Putin, Xi To Climate Summit

Washington: US President Joe Biden has extended invitations to 40 world leaders for an online summit on the climate crisis hosted by his administration next month — with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the guest list. The White House said on Friday that the summit – scheduled for April 22 […]

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US Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan Unlikely By May 1: Biden

New York: President Joe Biden has indicated that the US is unlikely to meet the May 1 deadline set by his predecessor Donald Trump to get American troops out of Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference in Washington on Thursday, Biden said: “It’s going to be hard to meet the May 1 deadline. Just in terms […]

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Joe Biden Says He Plans To Run For Re-Election With Kamala Harris

New York: US President Joe Biden is planning to run for re-election with Kamala Harris as his running mate. “I would fully expect that to be the case. She’s doing a great job. She’s a great partner, she’s a great partner,” he said when asked about his vice-presidential candidate in the 2024 election at his […]

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Joe Biden Picks Harris As Point Person For Diplomatic Efforts

Washington: US President Joe Biden announced that he picked Vice President Kamala Harris as the point person in the country’s diplomatic efforts with Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries in Central America to stem migration at the southern border. Biden made the announcement at the White House on Wednesday, describing Harris as someone compared to […]

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Quad Summit Went Very Well, Says President Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden has said that the first virtual summit of the Quad leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, went very well and everyone seemed to like it a great deal. Known as the “Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, the Quad grouping comprises the US, India, Australia and Japan. The representatives for the four-member nations […]

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Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion Covid Relief Bill Into Law

Washington: US President Joe Biden has signed the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill into law, after weeks of partisan fighting in the Congress, marking the first legislative victory for Biden since he took office. The signing on Thursday came one day after the House of Representatives approved the measure in a starkly partisan vote of […]

Star Trek Inspired Swati Mohan's Path To NASA, Read Story
Star Trek Inspired Swati Mohan's Path To NASA, Read Story

Washington: Dr Swati Mohan, the Indian-American aerospace engineer, who played a pivotal role in the successful landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars, has told President Joe Biden that her path to the premier US space agency began when she watched the first episode of Star Trek as a child. Mohan is the guidance and […]

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Indian-Americans Are Taking Over USA: President Joe Biden

New York: Indian-Americans are taking over the US, President Joe Biden said while congratulating Swati Mohan, the NASA engineer, who guided the Mars rover Perseverance to a soft landing on the Red Planet. “It’s amazing. Indian of descent Americans are taking over this country. You, my Vice President, my speechwriter Vinay. But I tell you […]

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Neera Tanden Withdraws Her Nomination As President Biden's Budget Chief

Washington: In the first major setback to US President Joe Biden, Indian-American policy expert Neera Tanden has withdrawn her nomination as his top White House budget official after she faced strong opposition from both Democratic and Republican senators for her past controversial posts on social media. Tanden, 50, had been facing a tough time for […]

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Biden Appoints Kiran Ahuja To Top Personnel Management Job

New York: US President Joe Biden has appointed Kiran Ahuja, a civil rights lawyer and an advocate for Asians, to head the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Ahuja, whose nomination was announced on Tuesday by the White House, is joining at least 20 other Indian Americans nominated by Biden to senior positions in his administration. […]

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US Prez Joe Biden Pledges $2B For COVAX

New York: US President Joe Biden has announced a pledge of $2 billion for COVAX, the World Health Organization-backed initiative aimed at ensuring equitable access to vaccines around the world, urging others to step up as well. Biden, according to a press release issued by the US Department of State, said: “I’m announcing that the […]