Posted by Kunal Gaurav | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 02:29 PM IST
The Pentagon has said the strikes were against facilities belonging to Iran-backed militia.
Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 04:53 AM IST
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it’s allowing the additional option after reviewing new data from New York-based Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech.
Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 03:10 AM IST
As part of a new focus on human rights, President Joe Biden will imminently declassify the report into the grisly October 2018 murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul of the US-based journalist, who had written critically about Prince Mohammed.
Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 11:59 PM IST
"Tariffs are a very important part of our fair trade remedies toolbox," US Trade Representative, Katherine Tai told the Senate Finance Committee, signaling the new US team on commerce policy had no plans for a complete about-face from the hardline stance of Donald Trump's government.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:43 PM IST
Democrats are trying to pass the progressive policy without Republican votes through a manoeuvre known as reconciliation.
By Yashwant Raj, Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 07:33 AM IST
Johnson & Johnson's (J&J’s) one-shot vaccine could join Pfizer and Moderna’s shots as early as this week in the battle against a pandemic that has killed more than half a million people in the United States, a grim milestone crossed earlier this week.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:00 AM IST
US Health and Human Services on Wednesday authorized operators of long-term facilities to pay for some of the children’s flights and transportation to the homes of their sponsors.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 12:12 AM IST
Iran this week effectively set a deadline to lift those sanctions within three months, after which it said it would erase surveillance footage of its nuclear facilities
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 11:38 PM IST
"Our dire financial trajectory, operational and network misalignment to mail trends, outdated pricing, infrastructure underinvestment, inadequate people engagement, and an insufficient growth strategy – all demand immediate action," Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:48 PM IST
William Burns said the president "wants the agency to give it to him straight, and I plan to do just that and to defend those who do the same."
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:33 PM IST
- Under the emergency federal employee leave fund, a full-time worker can avail up to 600 hours in paid leave.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:23 PM IST
- The UN health agency, in its latest situation report, has said that the variant of concern has been reported from 101 countries across all six WHO regions.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 02:46 PM IST
- Supporters of restrictions on transgender athletes argue that transgender girls are naturally stronger, faster and bigger than those born female.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 10:41 PM IST
New variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus first detected in the UK, South Africa, and Brazil appear to spread more efficiently.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 10:19 PM IST
Echoing comments from other Biden officials, Adeyemo struck a hardline tone on Beijing, vowing to fight what he called "unfair economic practices" in China and elsewhere.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 10:00 PM IST
The officials, including the former chief of the Capitol Police, are blaming other federal agencies — and each other — for their failure to defend the building.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 09:06 PM IST
Republicans say Xavier Becerra is a radical supporter of socialized medicine, abortion and curbs on religious liberty and that he has no medical experience.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 08:54 PM IST
Any disagreement between the officials testifying Tuesday could feed into partisan narratives about who is to blame.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 05:02 PM IST
The controversy comes amid a national reckoning over the use of Native American names and images, particularly in sports.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:39 PM IST
The meeting, set for late afternoon, comes at a time when Canadians have become increasingly uncertain about where they stand with their closest ally.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:04 PM IST
- US citizenship and immigration services said the revised civics test “may inadvertently create potential barriers” to the naturalisation process.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 10:38 PM IST
About 19% of total global coronavirus deaths have occurred in the United States, an outsized figure given that the nation accounts for just 4% of the world's population.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 02:26 PM IST
" ... the President, the First Lady, the Vice President, and the Second Gentleman will hold a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at sundown in the South Portico," Biden's Monday daily guidance, released by the White House, says.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 02:23 PM IST
US President Joe Biden's administration, European powers and Iran have boosted attempts to revive a 2015 deal that has been on the brink of collapse since Donald Trump withdrew from it three years later.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 10:03 PM IST
As temperatures plunged and snow and ice whipped the state, much of Texas’ power grid collapsed, followed by its water systems.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 07:53 PM IST
Lockheed Martin is involved in a project to install a $15 billion missile defence system in Saudi Arabia.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 02:26 PM IST
The Boeing 777-200 suffered a catastrophic failure in its right engine and flames erupted under the wing as the plane began to lose altitude.
AP, Las Vegas
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:43 PM IST
Legal brothels have been shuttered for nearly a year, leaving sex workers to offer less-lucrative alternatives like online dates or nonsexual escort services.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:07 PM IST
When the Capitol was attacked, the senator said that Trump “used his office to first inflame the situation instead of immediately calling for an end to the assault.”
AP, Oklahoma City
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:52 PM IST
Republican leaders across the country are moving to stop the road-blocking manoeuvre, proposing legal immunity for drivers who hit them.