President Joe Biden

PM Modi bats for joint efforts to shape global norms for social media and cryptocurrencies

In a virtual address at the Summit for Democracy hosted by US President Joe Biden, PM Modi said India would be happy to share its expertise in holding free and fair elections.

published on : 10th December 2021

Talks on Ukraine would pose challenge of their own for US President Joe Biden

Biden also will have to finesse Ukraine's desire to join NATO. The U.S. and NATO reject Putin's demands that they swear off membership for Ukraine in the Western military alliance, ever.

published on : 9th December 2021

US averts government shutdown one day ahead of deadline

With the clock ticking down to the 11:59 pm Friday deadline, the Senate voted by 69 to 28 to keep the lights on until February 18 with a resolution that had already advanced from the House.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Authorities: Student kills three, wounds eight at Michigan school

Authorities didn't immediately release the suspect's name, but police said deputies arrested him within minutes of arriving at the school in response to a flood of 911 calls about the attack.

published on : 1st December 2021

Japan-US launch talks to resolve dispute over import tariffs

Japan hopes to convince Washington to lift tariffs imposed during President Donald Trump’s administration. The U.S. recently resolved a similar dispute with the European Union.

published on : 15th November 2021

China, US unveil surprise climate pact at COP26 summit

The declaration said both countries "recognise the seriousness and urgency of the climate crisis", especially during the "critical decade of the 2020s".

published on : 11th November 2021

Biden invokes India, Brazil to explain global supply chain disruptions due to COVID-19

As post-pandemic demand surges and the economy tries to recover, delays at major ports around the world have driven up prices for daily essentials.

published on : 11th November 2021

Biden, Xinping and other APEC leaders to meet on Nov 13 to chart path forward from pandemic

As usual, the 21 APEC members will be seeking areas where members can cooperate on easing barriers to trade and economic growth instead of trying to settle longstanding feuds.

published on : 9th November 2021

US puts new controls on Israeli spyware company NSO Group

Tech giant Facebook is currently suing NSO Group in U.S. federal court for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Biden tells GOP to ''get out of the way'' on debt limit 

The House has passed a measure to suspend the debt limit, but McConnell is forcing Senate Democrats into a cumbersome process that could drag on and approach the deadline with little margin for error.

published on : 5th October 2021

White House defends Prez Biden's remarks Indian media is 'better behaved' than US press 

"The Indian press is ranked 142nd in the world, according to Reporters Without Borders, for press freedoms. How does he say that about the US press compared to the Indian press," a reporter said.

published on : 28th September 2021

What's the price of Biden’s plan? Democrats drive for zero

Biden wants to restore the middle class to the epicenter of economic growth, but do so without worsening the national debt or raising taxes on people earning less than $400,000 a year.

published on : 26th September 2021

Pakistan instigator of trouble in India’s neighbourhood: Indian Foreign Secretary 

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said Quad nations agreed that more careful examination of Pakistan's role in Afghanistan is needed.

published on : 26th September 2021

Small plane intercepted from restricted flight area as Biden addresses UN General Assembly

The instructor pilot was conducting a cadet flight lab in support of an engineering class when the aircraft "briefly" violated the TFR near the George Washington Bridge, the statement said.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Biden doubling vaccine purchase, calls for more global shots

At least 160 million shots supplied by the U.S. have been distributed to more than 100 countries, representing more donations than the rest of the world combined.

published on : 22nd September 2021
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