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‘This is not a game’: Global virus death toll hits 2 million

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the 2 million milestone has been made worse by the absence of a global coordinated effort

16 Jan 2021 1:12 AM

US lawmakers seek to hold Trump accountable for January 6 storming of Capitol Hill

McGovern brought to the House Floor H. Res. 24, the article of impeachment against Trump

13 Jan 2021 11:40 PM

Biden names two Indian Americans to the Office of White House Counsel

Reema Shah has been named as Deputy Associate Counsel while Neha Gupta, has been named as Associate Counsel in the Office

12 Jan 2021 12:55 AM

House will move to impeach Trump if he doesn't resign 'immediately', says Pelosi

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said the impeachment proceedings should begin immediately

09 Jan 2021 11:45 AM

Officer dies following clash with pro-Trump mob: US Capitol Police

Four protesters died, including a woman who was shot by police

08 Jan 2021 11:57 AM


Trump's education and transport secretaries resign over Capitol Hill violence

A day earlier a number of senior White House staffers resigned over the Capitol Hill violence

08 Jan 2021 11:41 AM

US to modify H1B visa selection process, to give priority to wages, skill level

The final rule to be published in the federal register on Jan 8. It will be effective 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register

08 Jan 2021 2:05 AM

Trump in phone call presses Georgia's election chief to 'find' votes to reverse Biden's win: Report

The Trump campaign and several of the president's allies have launched dozens of attempts to challenge the poll results in many swing states

04 Jan 2021 12:47 PM

Nancy Pelosi re-elected as Speaker of US House of Representatives

Following the election of the House Speaker, Pelosi administered the oath to the rest of the members of the House

04 Jan 2021 11:47 AM

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of defense bill

Trump had lashed out at GOP lawmakers, charging that 'Weak and tired Republican 'leadership' will allow the bad Defense Bill to pass'

02 Jan 2021 1:53 PM


IT staff caught in US H-1B freeze

Trump's proclamation extends freeze till March 31 citing job loss

02 Jan 2021 12:58 AM

Trump finally signs massive coronavirus relief and spending package into law

He had been under growing pressure from both sides of Congress to sign the bill

28 Dec 2020 11:13 AM

Motor home explodes in Nashville, possible human remains found near site

The blast came just moments after officers responded to reports of gunfire in the area

26 Dec 2020 2:07 PM

US COVID-19 deaths top 300,000 just as vaccinations begin

If a second vaccine is authorised soon, as expected, 20 million people could be immunized by month's end

15 Dec 2020 1:12 PM

Some in White House getting early access to COVID-19 vaccine

It was not immediately clear how many officials would be offered the vaccine initially and whether Trump or Pence would get it

14 Dec 2020 2:21 PM


Khalistan supporters vandalise Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US

The Indian Embassy condemned the 'mischievous act' by hooligans masquerading as protesters

13 Dec 2020 11:18 AM

US buys 100 million additional doses of Moderna vaccine

This brings the total number of Moderna doses bought by US to 200 million, enough to immunize 100 million people with the two-shot regimen

12 Dec 2020 10:10 AM

US regulators post positive review of Pfizer vaccine data

FDA regulators posted their analysis online even as across the Atlantic, Britain began vaccinating its oldest citizens

08 Dec 2020 10:01 PM

US Senate passes bill eliminating per-country cap for H-1B work visas

The provision will facilitate removal of the massive backlog of Indian IT professionals in the US

03 Dec 2020 12:27 PM

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine shows 100% success against severe cases

Moderna Inc will apply for U.S. and European emergency authorization for the vaccine

30 Nov 2020 11:37 PM