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US President Biden co-hosting 2nd COVID summit as world's resolve falters

Momentum on vaccination and treatment has faded even as new, more infectious variants rise and billions across the globe remain unprotected

12 May 2022 11:51 AM

Elon Musk says he would reverse Twitter's ban on Donald Trump

The world's richest man Musk called the ban a 'morally bad decision,' saying permanent bans undermine trust in Twitter

11 May 2022 10:52 AM

Elon Musk hints at Twitter charging commercial, govt users

If Twitter implements the pay-to-post policy, it would become the first major social media company to charge users to interact with its platform

04 May 2022 12:02 PM

US announces 1.5-year extension for some expiring immigrant work permits

The move announced by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday will go into effect from May 4, 2022

04 May 2022 10:27 AM

Elon Musk makes first public appearance at Met Gala post Twitter takeover

The 50-year-old entrepreneur walked the Met Gala carpet with his supermodel mother Maye Musk, 74

03 May 2022 11:01 AM

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Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at Quad summit in Japan next month

Biden will also hold bilateral meetings with South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol and Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan

28 Apr 2022 11:23 AM

India's offset requirements major hurdle in defence trade: Ex-Pentagon official

Over the past decade, the volume of defence trade between the two countries has increased from almost zero to USD 18 billion

28 Apr 2022 10:57 AM

Nirmala meets IMF chief; discusses impact of geopolitical situation on global growth

IMF chief highlighted India's well-targeted policy mix which helped the country's economy remain resilient even with a limited fiscal space

19 Apr 2022 11:09 AM

U.S. monitoring rise in human rights abuses in India: Antony Blinken

Ministers Rajnath Singh and Jaishankar, who spoke after Blinken at the briefing, did not comment on the human rights issue

12 Apr 2022 12:12 PM

US cautions its citizens against travelling to Sri Lanka

US issued the warning pointing to the fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the COVID-19 and terror threats in the Island nation

07 Apr 2022 11:30 AM

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US ready to support India in diversifying its energy imports

The remarks come amid increasing disquiet in the West over India's indication to buy larger volumes of discounted crude oil from Russia

07 Apr 2022 11:05 AM

Biden says Putin considering using chemical, biological weapons in Ukraine

US President also reiterated that such an action would prompt a 'severe' but so far undefined response from Western allies

22 Mar 2022 11:31 AM

U.S. Senate unanimously condemns Putin as war criminal

Russia calls its actions a 'special military operation' to demilitarise and 'denazify' Ukraine

16 Mar 2022 10:48 AM

Air raid alerts added by Google for Android phones in Ukraine

The company is enabling it at the request of the Ukrainian govt

13 Mar 2022 1:06 PM

McDonald's, Starbucks, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola suspend business in Russia

The companies announced on Tuesday that they were temporarily suspending their business in response to the country's invasion of Ukraine

09 Mar 2022 9:07 AM

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US scientists detect Omicron variant for first time in deer

The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study also found neutralising antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in one of the Omicron-infected deer

07 Mar 2022 2:01 PM

HTC to launch new flagship Android phone in April

HTC's new flagship would be the first of its kind since the HTC U12+ from back in 2018

04 Mar 2022 12:13 PM

Legislation introduced in US Senate to reform and stop abuse of H-1B visa system

The H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act will reduce fraud and abuse, provide protections for American workers and visa holders

03 Mar 2022 10:26 AM

Instagram's standalone IGTV app officially discontinued

Instagram first launched IGTV to compete with YouTube in longer format video

02 Mar 2022 4:38 PM

U.S. to ban Russian flights from American airspace

The U.S. Transportation Department Federal Aviation Administration orders will take effect by the end of the day Wednesday

02 Mar 2022 10:34 AM

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