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Inflationary Fears: Rupee Hits Record Low At Over 77 To USD
Rupee almost flat against US dollar in early trade

In the previous session, the rupee had settled at 77.55 against the American currency.

terrorist recruitment
US recruits terrorists to fight in Ukraine: Russian intel

The Russian intelligence service points to the American military base in Syria called al-Tanf, which is located close to the borders with Jordan and Iraq.

Jill Biden meets Ukrainian First Lady on surprise visit
Jill Biden meets Ukrainian First Lady on surprise visit

The two First Ladies met at a school in Uzhhorod, a town located at the Slovakia-Ukraine border.

Look At Europe, Not India When It Comes To Russian Oil: Jaishankar

Many reporters were obsessed with India's oil purchases from Russia, asking questions about it at the three briefings on Monday after the 2+2 meeting of Jaishankar, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, as they have at earlier briefings.

US Denies 'Warning' India On Russian Oil Purchases

The US has avoided imposing sanctions on energy purchases to accommodate its European allies who rely heavily on Russia.

Omicron Subvariant Makes Up 35% New Covid Infections In US

Although the original Omicron variant still makes up the majority of Covid-19 infections in the country, its prevalence has dropped to 57.3 per cent in the week ending March 19.

‘India’s Stand Shaky’
Russia-Ukraine Conflict: US President Joe Biden On India’s Stand

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: US President Joe Biden On India’s Stand

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Joe Biden Says US Must Lead 'New World Order'
Joe Biden Says US Must Lead 'New World Order'

The term 'new world order' has historically been used to refer to an era of great global change and has been used by politicians such as former US President George H.W. Bush, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, RT reported.

Google Tells Employees To Return To Offices In US
Google Tells Employees To Return To Offices In US

Employees entering physical workspaces still must either be fully vaccinated or have an approved accommodation.

Russian Hackers Accessed Sensitive US Defence Information For 2 Yrs
Russian Hackers Accessed Sensitive US Defence Information For 2 Yrs

Compromised entities have included CDCs supporting the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy, US Space Force, and DoD and intelligence programmes.

Russia-Ukraine Crisis
Russia-Ukraine Crisis: US Warns Severe Consequences, UN Calls For Peace And Major Developments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced that the US will temporarily relocate its embassy in Ukraine from the capital city of Kiev to the western city of Lviv, citing escalating tensions on Ukraine's borders.

US State Dept Urges Americans To Depart Ukraine 'Now'

The US has been releasing intelligence which it claims is proof that Russia is prepared to mount a military aggression against Ukraine any time now

Unicef Urges US To Reconsider Programme For Afghanistan
Unicef Urges US To Reconsider Programme For Afghanistan

Taking to Twitter, Sam Mort, Chief of Communication, Advocacy and Civic Engagement for Unicef Afghanistan, expressed disappointment over the suspension of the programme.

California Twins
Twins Born With In Minutes, Separated By A Year

Both 2021 & 2022 liked these twins so much that each kept one for itself!

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US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women
US To Appoint 2 Senior Officials To Help Afghan Girls, Women

Afghanistan is currently in the midst of severe economic and humanitarian challenges which have further deteriorated since the fall of the country to the Taliban on August 15.

SLBM test-launch
N.Korea Says Its SLBM Test-Launch Not Targeting US

North Korea fired an SLBM from the vicinity of Sinpo, where its main submarine shipyard is located. It marked the North's eighth known major missile test this year.

US Covid Tally 'Was An Underestimate', Cases Likely Over 100 Mn By 2020 End: Report

In the study, researchers at Columbia University estimated the percentage of people who had been infected with SARS-CoV-2 in communities across the country through December 2020.

Taliban Spokesmen
US Should Withdraw Troops, Contractors Before Aug 31: Taliban Spokesman

The spokesman also called on the Afghans thronging around the Kabul airport trying to flee Afghanistan to go home.

Joe Biden
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.

Delta Strain Becomes Dominant Variant In US

Delta, which was first found in India and is now in over 100 countries, represented 51.7 per cent of new infections in the US over the two weeks ending July 3.

Former US cop sentenced to 22.5 years for George Floyd's murder
Former US Cop Sentenced To 22.5 Years For George Floyd's Murder

Former US police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced on Friday to 270 months, or 22.5 years in prison, for the murder of African American George Floyd last year in Minneapolis, Minnesota state.

COVID-19 Vaccine
US Announces Sharing Plan For 55 Million Covid Vaccine Doses

The White House on Monday introduced plans to share 55 million Covid-19 vaccine doses with the rest of the world.

Johnson & Johnson Vax
FDA Extends Shelf Life Of Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine By 6 Weeks

Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday the US Food and Drug Administration has extended the expiration date on millions of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by six weeks.

covid vaccine
25 Million Doses: Who All Get US Vaccines And How Much?

Riding on strong vaccination numbers at home where more than 63 per cent of American adults have received at least one dose, US President Joe Biden announced on Thursday the US will donate 75 per cent of its unused Covid-19 vaccine stockpile to the United Nations-led COVAX global vaccine program which has delivered less than 80 million doses so far.

PM Modi & Kamala Harris
US Sending Covid Vaccines To India, Kamala Harris tells PM Modi

US Vice President Kamala Harris has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the US will be sending Covid-19 vaccines to India, following which Modi thanked her for the support from the US government and the Indian diaspora, in what was likely their first interaction.

Tejinder Singh
Veteran Indian-Origin Journalist Tejinder Singh Passes Away; Pentagon Condoles

Tejinder Singh, a veteran White House correspondent and founder and editor of the India America Today newswire, has passed away in the US, the publication has announced.

US Shooting
9 Dead, Dozens Injured In Multiple Weekend US Shootings

At least nine people, including two girls, were killed and dozens injured in multiple shootings in several US states over the weekend, according to authorities and media reports.

Americans Mask
Fully-Vaccinated Americans Don't Need Masks: US CDC

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will no longer recommend masks for Americans, who have been fully-vaccinated against Covid-19, indoors or outdoors, including in crowds, according to its new guidance.

COVID19 Vaccination
India Beats US, China In Fastest Covid Inoculation, 17 Cr In 114 Days

India has achieved the landmark of being the fastest country globally to administer 17 crore Covid-19 vaccines in the least number of days, defeating the US and China, the second the third runners-up respectively.

US issues travel advisory
US Reissues Travel Advisory Urges Americans Not To Travel To India

Washington: The US has reissued its travel advisory on India, urging its citizens not to travel to the country due to an unprecedented surge in the COVID-19 cases there. India…

COVID-19 Variant Scare: 5 Countries Ban Flights From S. Africa
US Ban On Travellers From India Comes Into Effect

Washington: The travel ban imposed by US President Joe Biden for people coming from India, which is experiencing one of the worst waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, came into effect…

Medical Supplies From US
First Consignment Of Medical Supplies From US Lands In India

New Delhi: The United States on Friday delivered to India its first consignment of emergency medical supplies including hundreds of much-needed oxygen cylinders and regulators to help the country fight…

India US
US Denies Issuing New Guidance To Americans To Leave India

New York: The US State Department has denied that it has issued new guidance to American citizens in India to leave the country as reported by some media. Department Spokesperson…

US To Deploy Additional Forces To Afghanistan As Withdrawal Underway

Washington: The White House has said the US military will send additional forces to Afghanistan to protect US and coalition forces during the withdrawal. White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine…

US Advises Its Citizens In India To Leave As Soon As It Is Safe To Do So Amid Sharp Rise In COVID-19 Cases

Washington: The US has advised its citizens not to travel to India or to leave as soon as it is safe to do so as access to all types of…

'India Was There For Us And We Will Be There For Them': President Biden On India's COVID-19 Crisis

Washington: India helped the people of America in their hour of need and the US will provide full support in providing emergency assistance and resources in India’s fight against COVID-19,…

US Agrees To Deliver India Raw Material For Vaccines

Washington: With the world rushing to aid India in its struggle against surging Covid cases, the US on Sunday finally agreed to provide it raw materials for vaccines that had…

US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban
US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban

Washington: Defending US’ restrictions on the export of key raw materials for the manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine that threatens to slow India’s vaccination drive, a senior State Department official has…

On India's Request For Vaccine Raw Materials, US Says First Obligation Is To Americans

New York: It is in the world’s interest that Americans are vaccinated and the US has to first to take care of the requirements of its own people, State Department…

US: Chauvin Found Guilty On All Three Charges Of Killing George Floyd

Washington: A federal grand jury has found Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, guilty on all three counts of murder of African American George Floyd last year. Floyd (46),…