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Indian-Americans protest outside Pakistani Consulate demanding justice for 26/11 victims

Digital vans were also stationed outside the Pakistani mission displaying images from the 26/11 attack, including a photo of Taj Hotel in Mumbai.

published on : 27th November 2020

Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores in US

The health agency recommends shopping online, visiting outdoor markets or using curbside pickup, where workers bring orders to you in the parking lot.

published on : 27th November 2020

US records over 2,400 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, a six-month high: Report

On Thursday the country had recorded a total of 2,62,080 Covid deaths, up by 2,439 in 24 hours. It also registered nearly 200,000 new cases.

published on : 26th November 2020

India has to be a key partner in engaging China from position of strength: Antony Blinken

A Biden administration will also have no tolerance for terrorism in South Asia, he said in response to another question.  

published on : 24th November 2020

'Do what needs to be done': US President Donald Trump tells officials to begin transition for next administration

Trump, who lost the November 3rd presidential elections to Biden and Kamala Harris, has yet not conceded.

published on : 24th November 2020

COVID-19: FDA allows emergency use of Regeneron's antibody drug Trump received

The FDA allowed its use in adults and children 12 and over who weigh at least 40 kilograms and who are at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

Pompeo did not meet any officials on his visit to Turkey, with the State Department blaming incompatible schedules.

published on : 21st November 2020

US reports over 194,000 new COVID-19 cases, sets new record

None of the states where the virus is spreading at fast have issued curfews, even as some governors have begun to require face masks indoors for the first time.

published on : 21st November 2020

United States: What does emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine mean?

During a health crisis, the FDA can loosen its normal scientific standards to allow emergency use of experimental drugs, vaccines and other medical products.

published on : 21st November 2020

Trump administration has done everything required in the event of a transition: White House

White House Press Secretary did not say when Trump would concede, but said there were "very real claims" of voter fraud without identifying any evidence.

published on : 21st November 2020

Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Biden on inauguration day

The handover will see all existing tweets on @POTUS, as well as @FLOTUS, @VP and other official accounts, archived.

published on : 21st November 2020

United States hate crime highest in over a decade: FBI

It also found hate crimes against the Latino community rose 8.7 per cent from 485 in 2018 to 527 in 2019, the highest figure since 2010.

published on : 17th November 2020

'More people may die': Biden urges Trump to aid transition

The outgoing president has refused so far to bend to pressure from Democrats or Republicans as he continues to dispute his loss to Biden.

published on : 17th November 2020

Trump to deliver COVID-19 vaccine update from White House, first public remarks after election result

Trump has not spoken in public since results came in showing he lost the presidential election to Democrat Joe Biden.

published on : 14th November 2020

Republicans​ to spend at least USD 20 million on Georgia's Senate races

Democrats are eying victories for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in the respective races to create a 50-50 tie in the chamber.

published on : 13th November 2020
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