US 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

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

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

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

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

Rescue groups: US tally misses hundreds left in Afghanistan

US President Biden had earlier promised that evacuation efforts will continue for the "100 to 200 American citizens" who want to leave, most of whom he said are dual citizens.

published on : 4th September 2021

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan says Biden ''stands by'' US withdrawal

Jake Sullivan on Monday said that President Joe Biden didn't want the US to enter the "third decade of conflict" in Afghanistan and believed it was time for the Afghan army to defend the country.

published on : 16th August 2021

Biden team surprised by rapid Taliban gains in Afghanistan

National security adviser Jake Sullivan said Monday that Afghanistan fell faster than the administration expected, and blamed the government's fall on the Afghans themselves.

published on : 16th August 2021

Trump calls for Biden to resign over Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

The Biden administration is quick to point out that Trump negotiated the Doha deal on the withdrawal and that a majority of the US public favors ending "forever wars."

published on : 16th August 2021

US keeping distance as Afghan forces face Taliban rout

US President Joe Biden has made clear he has no intention of reversing the decision he made last spring, even as the outcome seems to point toward a Taliban takeover.

published on : 12th August 2021

US sees Pakistan useful only for clearing mess in Afghanistan: Imran Khan

Islamabad is unhappy that Biden has not spoken to Prime Minister Khan since he assumed the presidency in January.

published on : 12th August 2021

Biden's judges: More diverse and more of them

Eight judges already have been confirmed, including potential Supreme Court pick Ketanji Brown Jackson to the federal appeals court in Washington.

published on : 2nd August 2021
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