Joe Biden

Fully vaccinated can drop masks, skip social distancing: US on new COVID-19 guidelines

The guidance still calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters.

published on : 14th May 2021

In pandemic milestone, US lifts indoor mask guidance for vaccinated people

Almost 60 percent of US adults now have one or more doses, while cases are falling fast, down to a seven-day-average of 38,000 or 11 per 100,000.

published on : 14th May 2021

57 US Congressmen urge Joe Biden to bolster COVID-19 assistance to India

In the letter, the Congressmen relayed to the administration that India remains in need of additional medical equipment, supplies and other vital resources to emerge from this crisis.

published on : 13th May 2021

New White House panel aims to separate science, politics

A new 46-person federal scientific integrity task force with members from more than two dozen government agencies will meet for the first time on Friday.

published on : 10th May 2021

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hopes to restart North Korean diplomacy with Joe Biden

Moon, whose single five-year term is to end next May, said he’ll focus on establishing lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula during his final year in office.

published on : 10th May 2021

Outpouring of support from US for India, COVID-19 help touches USD half a billion

Biden spoke at length with Modi last month and conveyed solidarity with India in its fight against the viral disease

published on : 10th May 2021

US backing for vaccine patent waiver a game changer in India's Covid fight?

Experts in India while welcoming the move also said that this development should be seen with caution.

published on : 6th May 2021

Republicans promote pandemic relief they voted against

Every Republican in Congress voted against the sweeping pandemic relief bill that President Joe Biden signed into law three months ago.

published on : 6th May 2021

United States backs plan to waive Covid-19 vaccine patents

Biden had been under intense pressure to waive protections for vaccine manufacturers, especially amid criticism that rich nations were hoarding shots.

published on : 6th May 2021

COVID-19: US is helping India significantly by sending material, machine parts, says President Biden

The USAID has sent approximately 550 oxygen concentrators to obtain oxygen from ambient air and it has also delivered large scale units to support up to 20 patients each of an oxygen generation unit.

published on : 5th May 2021

US Congresswoman writes to President Joe Biden over COVID-19 situation in India

In her letter, Ross thanked Biden for ordering the delivery of supplies worth more than USD 100 million to provide urgent relief to India.

published on : 5th May 2021

'Joe Biden has hostile policy': North Korea dismisses American diplomacy, warns of response

The White House said on Friday that the president was open to negotiations with North Korea on denuclearisation following the completion of a policy review.

published on : 2nd May 2021

US President Biden asked his administration to provide all assistance to India: Officials 

Biden sent two of his top officials to the Dulles Airport here on Friday evening from where another flight with USAID assistance materials including oxygen cylinders, N95 masks were dispatched.

published on : 1st May 2021

Officials in Switzerland push back at Biden 'tax haven' barb

While Biden called out offshore tax havens, anti-corruption campaigners say the US should also scrutinize rules that help evaders closer to home.

published on : 30th April 2021

Counting the costs of America's 20-year war in Afghanistan

President Biden’s decision to pull all American troops from Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, has prompted a reckoning over the war’s lost lives and colossal expenditure.

published on : 30th April 2021
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