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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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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House rests Trump impeachment case, defense begins Friday

Trump's lawyers will begin their defense on Friday, arguing that he cannot be held personally responsible for the storming of Congress

12 Feb 2021 9:38 AM

Biden, Xi face off in marathon two-hour call

The call was to set the stage for the relationship under the new US leader, after it frayed under former president Donald Trump

12 Feb 2021 12:50 AM

No change in policy on Jammu and Kashmir, says US

A longstanding goal of US policy in South Asia has been to prevent India-Pakistan conflict from escalating to interstate war

11 Feb 2021 10:27 AM

Biden orders sanctions against Myanmar after military coup

Protesters seeking freedom for Aung San Suu Kyi and other party members detained by the military

11 Feb 2021 1:21 AM

Biden, Modi commit towards greater Indo-US ties; work against COVID, terrorism

A veiled message to Pakistan was also sent, with both countries resolving to 'stand together against the scourge of global terrorism'

09 Feb 2021 10:20 AM

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