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Indian IT professionals to benefit as Biden lets Trump era H-1B visa bans expire

No new proclamation was issued by Biden till Wednesday mid-night, resulting in the automatic end to the ban on issuing of fresh H-1B visas

01 Apr 2021 11:05 AM

AstraZeneca says vaccine 76% effective in updated US trial data

AstraZeneca was an early frontrunner in the global race to develop a COVID vaccine, and was heavily favored by the United States

25 Mar 2021 11:36 AM

India, US agree to re-establish Homeland Security Dialogue

An initiative of the Obama administration, the first India-US Homeland Security Dialogue was held in May 2011

24 Mar 2021 11:48 AM

Colorado supermarket shooter kills 10, including police officer

Police said the suspected gunman was believed to be the only individual with serious injuries who survived the bloodshed

23 Mar 2021 11:20 AM

Biden tells migrants 'don't come' as criticism grows

Republican critics say Biden's policies caused a sharp increase in migrants seeking to cross into the US illegally

17 Mar 2021 11:23 AM

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Biden announces all Americans to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by May 1

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 29,150,068 and 529,102, respectively

12 Mar 2021 10:01 AM

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas to announce 93rd Oscar nominations

The Academy took to Twitter and revealed that the power couple will announce the nominations in all 23 categories on Monday

11 Mar 2021 11:40 AM

US will share COVID-19 vaccine if it has surplus: Biden

We are going to start off making sure Americans are taken care of first but we are then going to try to help the rest of the world, he said

11 Mar 2021 10:37 AM

Indian-Americans taking over US, says Biden at NASA meet

The Biden administration has for the first time appointed such a large number of Indian-Americans in the first 50 days of his administration

05 Mar 2021 11:48 AM

Legislation on H-1B visas introduced in US Congress

Given that the Democrats have a majority in the House of Representatives, the bill has little chance to be passed

04 Mar 2021 12:15 PM

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Will ensure that America not China sets the international agenda: White House

The comments were made in the Biden administration's Interim National Security Strategic Guidance released on Wednesday

04 Mar 2021 11:44 AM

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation

The company said that it has started using human reviewers to assess whether tweets violate its policy against COVID vaccine misinformation

02 Mar 2021 12:00 PM

Trump may run for 2024; says we've gone from America first to America last in 1 month

In his speech, the former president reiterated his allegation that there was massive electoral fraud in the 2020 presidential elections

01 Mar 2021 11:01 AM

Twitter considers charging users for special content, in revenue push

The globally popular social media platform announced the potential new Super Follows service at its annual investor meeting

26 Feb 2021 12:12 PM

Anjali Bharadwaj among 12 winners of US anti-corruption award

She in a tweet said the honour is a 'recognition of the collective effort of people and groups across the country who hold power to account'

24 Feb 2021 11:06 AM

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Tiger Woods seriously injured in car crash on steep Los Angeles road

His agent said Woods underwent surgery on his leg, and the injuries were described as serious

24 Feb 2021 10:21 AM

NASA releases Mars landing video: 'Stuff of our dreams'

The Perseverance rover landed last Thursday near an ancient river delta in Jezero Crater to search for signs of ancient microscopic life

23 Feb 2021 11:49 AM

US in mourning over 500,000 COVID deaths, UK sees hope

Unlike his predecessor Donald Trump, who often sought to minimize the disease, Biden has made the pandemic his top priority

23 Feb 2021 7:46 AM

Speaker Pelosi proposes 9/11-type commission to probe US Capitol storming

The Republican former president was accused of inciting riots in the Capitol which left five people, including a police officer, dead

16 Feb 2021 11:48 AM

Trump acquitted, again, by US Senate

President Biden said that despite the acquittal the charges against Trump are 'not in dispute' and called on Americans to defend democracy

14 Feb 2021 11:38 AM

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