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Dwayne Johnson Reacts To 46% Respondents Rooting For Him To Be US President
Dwayne Johnson Reacts To 46% Respondents Rooting For Him To Be US President

A recent poll reveals 46 per cent of those who were asked the question, said they would support the 49-year-old macho action star's bid for US presidency.

Anyone Who Wants COVID-19 Vaccine Could Get It 'This Spring': US Prez Biden
Anyone Who Wants COVID-19 Vaccine Could Get It 'This Spring': US Prez Biden

New York: US President Joe Biden’s underpromise-overdeliver strategy on Covid-19 vaccine allocation landed its most optimistic message yet, pointing to vaccination for any American who wants a shot by “this Spring”. Responding to a reporter’s question on when ordinary Americans can hope to get the vaccine on demand, Biden said, “I think it’ll be this […]

Artist from Odisha, L Eswar Rao crafts miniature photo frame of Joe Biden using small pieces of stones inside a glass bottle to congratulate him ahead of his swearing-in
Odisha Artist Creates Photo Frame Inside Bottle To Congratulate Joe Biden On His Swearing-In

Bhubaneswar: Well-known miniature artist from Odisha L Eswar Rao has crafted a miniature photo frame of Joe Biden using small pieces of stones inside a glass bottle to congratulate him ahead of his swearing-in as the President of the United States. Speaking to OTV, Rao, a resident of Jatni village– around 20 kilometres from the […]

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US Presidency Day 1: Joe Biden's To-Do List, Know Details

New York: Day One of Joe Biden’s presidency will kick off with a rash of executive orders. Covid-19 will overshadow everything else for the first 100 days but subsumed within will be efforts to push forward quick fixes on immigration, healthcare and a battered economy. First up, on January 20, Biden will sign “roughly a […]

Donald Trump Finally Concedes After Congress Affirms Joe Biden's Win
Donald Trump Finally Concedes After Congress Affirms Joe Biden's Win

Washington: For the first time since the November 2020 election, US President Donald Trump on Thursday conceded against President-elect Joe Biden, saying that there would be an “orderly transition of power” on January 20, shortly after Congress affirmed the Democrat’s Electoral College victory. “Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and […]

Barack Obama Administration Knowingly Funded Al-Qaeda Affiliate: US Report

New Delhi/Washington: Former US President Barack Obama’s administration knowingly funded a sanctioned affiliate of the pan-Islamist banned terror outfit al-Qaeda, as per a recently released report of a US Senate committee. The report is based on a probe by the office of the Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) into the Obama administration’s approval […]

Electoral College Votes Joe Biden, Kamala Harris To Lead US

New York: “In this battle for the soul of America, democracy prevailed,” declared Joseph Robinette Biden after his election as the 46th president of the United States and Kamala Harris made history as the first woman and the first Indian American elected as vice president. The electoral college formally voted them to the offices on […]

Time's 2020 'Person of the Year': US President-Elect Joe Biden And Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’, for offering “restoration and renewal in a single ticket”. The magazine made the announcement on its Twitter page late Thursday night. Biden and Harris ran in one of the most contentious presidential races in American history, […]

Joe Biden Names Neera Tanden As Head Of OMB, Janet Yellen As Treasury Secretary
Joe Biden Names Neera Tanden As Head Of OMB, Janet Yellen As Treasury Secretary

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named Indian-American Neera Tanden as Director of Office of Management and Budget and Janet Yellen as his Treasury Secretary, as he announced key members of his economic team. If confirmed by the US Senate, Yellen, 74, will be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in its […]

Trump Paid $145K In Taxes To India, Made $2.3M From Projects: Report

New York: US President Donald Trump or his company paid $145,400 in taxes to India and received $2.3 million from projects there, according to The New York Times. The newspaper said the taxes were paid by him or his companies in 2017 and the $2.3 million in income came during Trump’s first two years in […]

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”, […]

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US President Donald Trump confirms pulling out US pension fund from China investments

Washington: US President Donald Trump has confirmed that his administration has asked for the withdrawal of billions of dollars in American pension fund investments in China and that other similar actions are under consideration. The US and China relations have deteriorated after the coronavirus outbreak. The US has expressed disappointment over Beijing’s handling of the […]

We are not happy with China: US Prez Donald Trump

Washington: US President while addressing a news conference on coronavirus pandemic said his administration has launched “very serious investigations” into China’s response to the novel coronavirus. “And we are not happy with China, we are not happy with that whole situation, because we believe it could have been stopped at the source,” he said. “It […]

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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 […]

Trump pledges to support oil, gas industries amid oil futures crash

Washington: US President Donald Trump has directed his administration to work on a plan to get funding to the oil and gas industries as a steep sell-off in oil futures continued. “We will never let the great US Oil & Gas Industry down,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning, Xinhua reported. “I have instructed the Secretary […]

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 […]

COVID-19 crisis: UN chief defends WHO after Donald Trump threat

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres underscored the necessity of the World Health Organization (WHO) during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis in the face of a threat by US President Donald Trump to withhold funds for the UN agency. “The WHO, with thousands of its staff, is on the front lines, supporting member states and their […]

PM Modi Wants People To Have Religious Freedom: Donald Trump

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he discussed the issue of religious freedom with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his comprehensive talks and that the Indian leader wants people to have this freedom. He also said that talked about his country’s peace deal with the Taliban with Modi, and said that […]

Ahead Of Donald Trump's India Visit, Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Giant Sand Sculpture

Puri: Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit to India, international sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a magnificent sand sculpture at Puri sea beach. Extending a warm welcome, Padmashree Sudarshan Pattnaik created the sand sculpture of Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with a message ‘Wel-come to India.’ “There is already an excitement among people […]

Trump Confirms US Forces Killed Al Qaeda Leader In Yemen

Washington: US President Donald Trump said that the US had conducted a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen that killed Qasim al-Rimi, a founder and the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). “The United States conducted a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen that successfully eliminated Qasim al-Rimi, a founder and the leader of al-Qa’ida (al-Qaeda) in […]

India's Clear Message To Trump: No Role For Third Party On Kashmir Issue

New Delhi: Ahead of a possible India visit of US President Donald Trump, who again offered to “help” in resolving the Kashmir issue, New Delhi on Thursday categorically ruled out any role for a third party, asserting that any issue between India and Pakistan should be resolved bilaterally. India’s reiteration on the Kashmir issue came […]

US-China Trade Deal 2nd Phase To Begin Soon: Donald Trump

Davos: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the second phase of negotiations for the US-China trade deal would begin soon and asserted that the two countries never had a better relationship despite the recent rough patch. He also said he has a great relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping. “My relationship with Xi is […]

Donald Trump Becomes 3rd President In US History To Be Impeached, Faces Senate Trial Now

Washington: Donald Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, charging the unfazed US President with abuse of power and obstructing Congress, making him the third president to face the ignominy of a bruising Senate trial, months before he stands for re-election. After some 11 hours of fierce arguments between Opposition Democrats and […]

When Indian YouTuber Anisha Met Ex-US President Barack Obama

Singapore: Indian YouTuber Anisha Dixit, who is popularly known as Rickshawali, recently met former American President Barack Obama in Singapore. She was part of a panel discussion and Meet and Greet session with Obama. According to Anisha, meeting Obama “in person was an opportunity of a lifetime”. “The moment I saw him I told him […]