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Trump Shuts Down His Social Media Site
Trump Shuts Down His Social Media Site Within A Month

Former US President Donald Trump has shut down his personal social media platform launched less than a month ago in lieu of Twitter.

PM Modi Accepts Donald Trump's Offer To Be Part Of 'Expanded' G7 To Discuss China

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a telephonic conversation with the US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, accepted his offer to be part of the ‘expanded G7′, the group of most powerful nations to discuss the collective approach to China. Earlier this week, Trump decided to postpone the G7 meeting till September and invite […]

China Accuses US Of Spreading 'Conspiracies' On COVID-19 Pandemic

Beijing: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused the US of spreading “conspiracies and lies” about the coronavirus pandemic, ratcheting up tensions between the two nations, it was reported. Speaking at an annual news conference during China’s parliamentary session on Sunday, Wang said that “some political forces in the US are taking China-US relations hostage”, […]

COVID-19 Surge: Central Teams To Be Rushed To 4 States Including Odisha
COVID-19 Updates From Around The World Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Friday. Global COVID-19 cases top 5.1 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surged to over 5.1 million, while the death toll stood at 332,900, […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: Updates From Around The Globe

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the novel coronavirus crisis from around the globe on Tuesday. Global COVID-19 cases top 4.8 mn: Johns Hopkins The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 4.8 million, while the death toll has surpassed 318,000, according […]

Coronavirus Updates From Around The Globe Today

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Tuesday. Global COVID-19 cases surpass 4.1mn: Johns Hopkins University The global number of coronavirus cases has surpassed the 4.1 million mark, while the death toll stood at 285,971, according to […]

COVID-19 Updates From Around The Globe Today

The novel coronavirus pandemic has brought countries around the world to a standstill. Here are the latest updates on the COVID-19 crisis from around the globe on Thursday. Italy’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 29,684 A further 369 COVID-19 patients had died in the past 24 hours in Italy, bringing the country’s death toll to […]

US will have COVID-19 vaccine by year's end: US Prez Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump expressed confidence that the country would have a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year and revised the number of deaths due to the disease in America up to a minimum of 80,000. “We are very confident we’re going to have a vaccine at the end of the year, […]

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More New Yorkers Ingested Cleaners After Donald Trump's 'Corona Comment'

New York: Cases of New York City residents, contacting healthcare authorities over possible exposure to common household cleaners, rose following a controversial comment by US President Donald Trump suggesting injecting disinfectants into the human body as a coronavirus treatment. In the 18 hours following the comment, the Poison Control Center, a subagency of the city’s […]

US President Donald Trump Halts Funding To WHO

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced halting America’s funding of the World Health Organization while a review is being conducted to assess its role in “severely mismanaging and covering up” the spread of the deadly coronavirus. The novel coronavirus, which originated from Wuhan City of central China’s Hubei province in November, has so […]

Kurds did not help US in fighting against ISIS: Donald Trump

Washington: Syrian Kurds, considered to be an American ally in the region, did not help the US in fighting against the ISIS, President Donald Trump has said, defending his decision to pull out American forces paving way for Turkey to launch a military operation to invade northeastern Syria. “The Kurds are fighting for their land, […]

On Way To 'Howdy, Modi!', Trump Says: 'Tremendous Respect For Modi'

Houston: Arriving in Houston for the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ rally, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had “tremendous respect for (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi.” After his Air Force One landed at the Ellington Air Force Base, Trump told reporters: “I’m very close to the folks from India, I love India, and I have a […]

Trump's Attendance At 'Howdy Modi' Will Emphasize Strong Ties With India

New Delhi/Washington: The White House has confirmed President Donald Trump’s attendance at the September 22 ‘Howdy Modi’ event organised by the Indian diaspora in Houston, adding that his participation would be “a great opportunity to emphasize strong ties” between the two nations. The White House said in a statement that President Trump “will travel to […]

Blast at US embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary

Kabul: A powerful explosion occurred near the US embassy in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, shortly after midnight on Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack in the US. No casualties have been reported so far. Images on social media show a plume of smoke rising near the building of the US embassy in the exclusion zone […]

Trump Again Offers To Help India-Pak On Kashmir

Washington: US President Donald Trump has once again offered to help ease tensions between India and Pakistan over the Kashmir issue, even after New Delhi has reiterated that it was a bilateral matter. While addressing the media at the White House on Monday, Trump said: “I am willing to help them if they want. They […]

Peace Deal With Taliban Cancelled: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said he has cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban. In a series of tweets, Trump said he had been set to meet senior Taliban leaders at Camp David on Sunday. However, he cancelled the meeting and called off negotiations after the group admitted to an attack in Kabul that […]

Trump establishes US Space Command

Washington: US President Donald Trump led a ceremony to proclaim the creation of a new element of the Armed Forces, the United States Space Command. “It’s a big deal. As the newest combatant command, SPACECOM will defend America’s vital interests in space – the next war-fighting domain. And I think that’s pretty obvious to everybody. […]

Trump clears air on Kashmir mediation row

Biarritz (France): US President Donald Trump on Monday cleared the air about his controversial claim that Prime Minister Modi had asked for his mediation on Kashmir, saying that India and Pakistan could bilaterally do something “very good”. A readout of their bilateral talks here on the sidelines of the G7 summit reinforced it, saying: “President […]

India-Pak Ties Likely To Figure At Modi-Trump Meeting: US

New York: Conceding that India’s decision to rescind Kashmir’s special constitutional status was an internal matter, a senior US administration official has said that India-Pakistan relations are expected to come up when Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump in France on the sidelines of the G7. Briefing reporters on Thursday on Trump’s […]

Trump says China wants a Democrat to win 2020 election for trade deal

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that China is rooting for a Democrat to win the 2020 presidential election in a bid to reach a trade deal with the US. Trump took to Twitter and accused China of looting US of “hundreds of billions” of dollars. “China wants to make a deal so badly. […]

Up to PM Modi to accept mediation offer on Kashmir: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that “it is up to Prime Minister Modi” to accept his offer to intervene in the Kashmir issue — without referring to his earlier claim that Modi had requested him to “mediate” in the matter — something India has outright denied. To a query by a reporter in […]

Won't allow Chinese tech giant Huawei in US: Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said his administration will not allow Huawei, the Chinese technology giant, inside the country as it is related to the national security. “We’re not allowing Huawei into our country. We have not changed on that,” Trump told reporters responding to a question. “We can do business for non-security […]

Indian-American part of counter-terrorism in US NSC

New York: Kashyap “Kash” Patel, an Indian-American lawyer who is a fierce loyalist of US President Donald Trump, has been promoted as senior director of counter-terrorism of the White House-based National Security Council (NSC), according to media reports. He is a former senior staffer of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee working for its Republican […]

Trump administration moves to counter President's flub on Kashmir

Washington: Moving swiftly to counter the diplomatic embarrassment caused by President Donald Trump’s flub on Kashmir and assuage an upset New Delhi, the US administration clarified that Kashmir is very much a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, even as US Democrats apologised to India’s envoy for the US President’s “amateurish claim” about Kashmir. India […]

Trump says 'great pressure' worked to find Hafiz Saeed

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed credit for the arrest of Hafiz Saeed by Pakistan government, saying great pressure has been exerted over the last two years to find him even as India is yet to officially react to Islamabad’s action. Terming Saeed as “so-called mastermind” of the Mumbai terror attacks, Trump […]

Trump slams Obama over Turkey's Russia missile purchase

Washington: US President Donald Trump has refused to criticise the Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan over its purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles and blamed Ankara’s move on his predecessor, former President Barack Obama. Trump on Tuesday told reporters before a White House cabinet meeting that Erdogan wanted to buy the US Patriot missile […]

Trump and Democrats clash over racism

Washington: The Democratic party, which has a majority in the House of Representatives, introduced a resolution on Monday condemning the tweets of US President Donald Trump against four of their women lawmakers as “racist”. The opposition leaders and the president continued to clash over the issue that has caught the national attention for the past […]

Keeping in mind big picture of ties with US during trade talks: India

New Delhi: Indian and US officials were engaged on Thursday in thrashing out a trade impasse in a “problem solving manner”, days after US President Donald Trump tweeted that India’s high tariff regime is not acceptable to the US. A US delegation led by Assistant US Trade Representative (AUSTR) for South and Central Asia, Christopher […]

Trump's social media party to ditch Facebook, Twitter: Report

Washington: The White House has reportedly ditched Facebook and Twitter for its Social Media Summit slated to be organized on Thursday because President Donald Trump believes both the platforms censor conservative or Republican views, the media reported. The summit is likely to address issues relevant to social media before the 2020 presidential elections, The Hill […]

Kim receives personal letter from Trump

Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump, the country’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sunday. After reading the letter, Kim “said with satisfaction that the letter is of excellent content”. Kim said he would “seriously contemplate the interesting content”, Xinhua reported citing KCNA. […]

Trump launches attack against 'dishonest' newspapers

Washington: U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at The New York Times and The Washington Post, as tensions between the White House and some of the nation’s mainstream media continue to grow. “A poll should be done on which is the more dishonest and deceitful newspaper, the Failing New York Times or the Amazon (lobbyist) […]

Trump joins world leaders at 75th D-Day anniversary

London: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday arrived at Portsmouth port city of the UK to join Queen Elizabeth II, outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May and other world leaders to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. May will host 15 world leaders to remember the largest combined land, air and naval operation […]

Donald Trump denies calling Meghan Markle 'nasty'

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he called Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty” and blamed the news media for making up the whole episode. “I never called Meghan Markle ‘nasty.’ Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold! Will @CNN, @nytimes and others apologize? Doubt it!” […]

Hundreds of immigrants in US lose jobs after SSA move

Washington: Hundreds of immigrant labourers in the USA who can’t prove their legal status are being forced to quit after their employers received ‘no-match letters’ from the Social Security Administration (SSA), according to media reports. ‘No-match letters’ are sent out when the SSA detects discrepancies between its records and the information provided by employees on […]

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Trump calls up Modi, to meet at G-20 summit

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump on Friday called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his election victory and the two leader agreed to meet at the upcoming G-20 summit in Japan. “President Trump congratulated the Prime Minister on the unprecedented electoral victory. The two leaders agreed to meet at the forthcoming […]

Trump congratulates Modi over election victory

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “big victory” in the general elections, saying “great things” were in store for the partnership between the two countries. “Congratulations to Prime Minister NarendraModi and his BJP party on their big election victory! Great things are in store for the […]

Trump hosts second iftar dinner at White House

Washington: US President Donald Trump has hosted his second annual iftar dinner at the White House and said it’s “been a very rough time” for Muslims around the world. The dinner, which breaks the daily fast of Ramadan for Muslims around the world, on Monday night was attended by ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps […]

Trump-Xi meet likely in June at G20 summit

Washington: White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow has said that there was a “strong possibility” that US President Donald Trump will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 economic summit in Japan next month. Kudlow said during a TV interview on Sunday that the chances of such a meeting “were pretty good”, but added […]

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Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trn on US infrastructure

Washington: Democratic congressional leaders — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer — said they have agreed to seek a deal with President Donald Trump on a 2-trillion-US-dollar infrastructure package. “We agreed on a number, which was very, very good, 2 trillion dollars for infrastructure,” Xinhua quoted Schumer as saying to reporters […]

Trump, Erdogan discuss Turkey's S-400 purchase

Washington: US President Donald Trump spoke over phone with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the issue of Ankara’s purchase of S-400 missile defence system, said the White House. Trump and Erdogan discussed trade, security concerns in northern Syria, and Turkey’s planned purchase of the Russian made S-400 system, Xinhua reported on Monday, citing a […]