United States

20-year-old engineering student from Kerala becomes inspiration for other girls

Computer science engg student Reema Shaji is one of only five from India to be selected for the US Global UGRAD program, reports Vishnuprasad K P

published on : 28th November 2021

Kenosha shootings: US teen cleared in protester deaths says self-defense 'not illegal'

The teen -- seen smiling as he rides in a car after the verdict -- said he was relieved that his "rough journey" had come to an end.

published on : 21st November 2021

United States focused on evacuation of its citizens from Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin

America is focused on the evacuation of its citizens from Afghanistan, and will keep working on it, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said.

published on : 20th November 2021

Biden to have routine colonoscopy, transfer power to Harris

Biden drove early Friday to the medical center in the Washington suburbs for his first routine physical exam as president.

published on : 19th November 2021

S-400 CAATSA sanctions ball in US court

The US wants to grab a major share of the Indian defence hardware market. But any imposition of sanctions will dampen chances of defence cooperation gaining further traction

published on : 18th November 2021

India received USD 87 billion in remittances in 2021

In India, remittances are projected to grow three per cent in 2022 to USD 89.6 billion, reflecting a drop in overall migrant stock.

published on : 18th November 2021

US drug overdose deaths topped 100,000 in one year, officials say

Drug overdoses now surpass deaths from car crashes, guns and even flu and pneumonia. The total is close to that for diabetes, the nation's No. 7 cause of death.

published on : 17th November 2021

US opioid crisis: Washington seeks over USD 38 billion from opioid distributors

The drug companies say that they cannot be blamed for the opioid epidemic; they merely supplied opioids that had been prescribed by doctors. 

published on : 15th November 2021

Cambodia dismisses US sanctions as 'politically motivated'

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh would not comment on whether Cambodia had been in contact regarding the sanctions but said that the move would not have come as a surprise.

published on : 11th 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

India, US are natural allies, especially in field of education: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan 

Representatives of most American universities said they would like to partner with India on some specific topics like cybersecurity, healthcare, biotech, artificial intelligence, data sciences etc.

published on : 11th November 2021

US to allow international visitors, here are the new travel rules

The new rules allow air travel from previously restricted countries as long as the traveller has proof of being jabbed with any WHO-recognized vaccine and a negative COVID-19 test. 

published on : 8th November 2021

In the US, kids' turn arrives for COVID-19 shots 

A Pfizer study of 2,268 children found the vaccine was almost 91% effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 infections. The FDA examined 3,100 vaccinated kids in concluding the shots are safe.

published on : 3rd November 2021

European Union, United States voice 'grave' concern over Sudan upheaval

The European Union has joined the United States in expressing grave concern about a possible military takeover underway in Sudan.

published on : 25th October 2021

Deal on Biden's USD 2 trillion plan edges closer; VP Kamala Harris is 'confident'

Biden wants a deal before he leaves next week for global summits in Europe.

published on : 23rd October 2021
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