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New Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 accounts for over 40% of new Covid-19 cases in US
New Omicron subvariant XBB.1.5 accounts for over 40% of new Covid-19 cases in US

The XBB variant has been driving up cases in parts of Asia, drawing concerns for its high infectiousness.

  • Saturday, 31 December 2022
Arctic storm batters US, Canada
38 dead as severe Arctic storm batters US, Canada

In Canada, the provinces of Ontario and Quebec were the worst affected by the power outages, reports the BBC.

  • Monday, 26 December 2022
Hundreds of flights cancelled in US due to snowstorms
Hundreds of flights cancelled in US due to snowstorms

Portland of Oregon had cancelled 202, or 46 per cent of flights leaving and 41 per cent of flights coming in.

  • Saturday, 24 December 2022
Ukrainian Prez Zelensky comes to the US, dressed in military fatigues
Ukrainian Prez Zelensky comes to the US, dressed in military fatigues

In remarks from the Oval Office, Biden on Wednesday said he was "delighted" to receive Zelensky, who, in turn, offered "all my appreciations from my heart and from the heart of all Ukrainians".

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
 missing ground floors
The curious case of missing ground floors in the US

A tourist from India will find it rather quirky to discover that there are no ground floors in the US. The reason for the same lies in the way Americans understand the floor system.

  • Monday, 05 December 2022
1976 Miracle: How Donald Trump helped ISKCON devotees organise first Rath Yatra in New York City
1976 Miracle: How Donald Trump helped ISKCON devotees organise first Jagannath Rath Yatra in New York City

The first chariot procession of the Lord of the Universe Mahaprabhu Jagannath kicked off on the streets of NYC in 1976, with assistance from the then 30-year-old emerging real-estate mogul in United States of America – Donald Trump.

  • Monday, 21 November 2022
N.Korea warns of 'more powerful' actions against S.Korea-US air drills
N.Korea warns of 'more powerful' actions against S.Korea-US air drills

"If the US continuously persists in the grave military provocations, the DPRK will take into account more powerful follow-up measures," the spokesman said.

  • Tuesday, 01 November 2022
Sandeep Dhaliwal
Murderer of Indian-American sheriff's deputy sentenced to death

Dhaliwal had made headlines when the obtained a religious exemption in 2015 to wear a turban as part of his uniform as a deputy for Harris County sheriff.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2022
US Police arrests illegal migrants attacking Indians
Colombian illegal immigrants targeting Indians in US arrested: Police

Police in New York suburbs have announced the arrested of a gang of illegal immigrants from Colombia targeting Indian-origin people and striking fear in the community.

  • Thursday, 13 October 2022
US issues four travel advisories for India this year; maintains same level since March 28
US issues four travel advisories for India this year; maintains same level since March 28

The travel advisory for India has mostly been Level 2 and a few times Level 3. It was put into Level 4 category at the peak of the COVID-19 crisis in April 2021.

  • Sunday, 09 October 2022
Pramila Jayapal
US lawmaker Jayapal latest victim of growing 'anti-India' bias

"I've had people forever telling me to go back to India," Jayapal told The Washington Post. "But I will say that this was different. This was really different."

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
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Indian markets likely to react negatively after US stock markets down on interest rate warning

Indian markets are also likely to react negatively on Monday to statements by the US Federal Reserve after US markets fell more than 3 per cent.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
US reports over 15,000 monkeypox cases
US reports over 15,000 monkeypox cases

New York had the most cases, with 2,910, followed by California with 2,663 and Florida with 1,588, according to CDC data.

  • Wednesday, 24 August 2022
Xi Jingping eyes first in-person summit with Biden in November
Xi Jingping eyes first in-person summit with Biden in November

According to reports, preparations are still in the early stages and plans could change, with Xi and Biden likely to meet on the sidelines of one of the two summits.

  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
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China overtakes US as world leader in scientific research output, 'high impact' studies

The report, which was published by Japan's National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTP) on Tuesday, found that China now publishes the highest number of scientific research papers yearly, followed by the US and Germany, the Guardian reported.

  • Thursday, 11 August 2022
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