PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:11 AM IST
At his nomination confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, Blinken said that India has been a bipartisan success story of the US successive administrations, adding that there are "many ways in which we can deepen that corporation".
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:06 AM IST
Trump, in a pre-recorded video message released by the White House on Tuesday, said, to serve as the President has been an honour beyond description. “Thank you for this extraordinary privilege. And that’s what it is -- a great privilege and a great honour,” he said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:49 AM IST
Pressed by both Republican and Democratic senators on the importance of the Chinese intelligence threat, a former CIA deputy director said she would make it a priority to devote more resources to China.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:43 AM IST
Donald Trump has been transformed into a political pariah in Washington among all but his most loyal supporters in the wake of the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the US Capitol.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:36 AM IST
The WHO’s struggles have opened the door for China to start ramping up its vaccine diplomacy, with foreign minister Wang Yi pledging last week to hand out more than a million doses during a swing through Southeast Asia.
By HT Correspondent, Barwani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 05:08 AM IST
“On the basis of a written complaint filed by a 22- year-old woman, a 28-year-old man was arrested on Monday on charges of rape and under provisions of the Freedom of Religion ordinance,” Barwani police station in-charge Rajesh Yadav said.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 04:56 AM IST
“The syllabus for JEE (Main 2021) to remain same as the previous year. But students will be given the choice to answer 75 questions (25 questions each in physics, chemistry & mathematics) out of 90 questions (30 questions each in physics, chemistry & mathematics),” the ministry said.
By Gopika Gopakumar, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 04:48 AM IST
In a notification issued on Tuesday, the appointments committee of the cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Siddhartha Mohanty till his superannuation on June 30, 2023.
By Nasrin Sultana, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 04:37 AM IST
Shares across global markets climbed on Tuesday ahead of Janet Yellen’s confirmation speech as US Treasury secretary. Yellen is expected to tell the senate finance committee that the government must “act big” with its next coronavirus relief package.
By Tanya Thomas, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:10 AM IST
Rising spending on productive assets such as roads, ports and factories support economic growth but the slow pace of growth in the December quarter indicates that recovery may still be on shaky ground and state governments have not fully recovered from the economic disruption caused by the pandemic.