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Biden admin prepares for possible govt shutdown

Biden admin prepares for possible govt shutdown

🕔21:39, 24.Sep 2021

Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) The Joe Biden administration is preparing for a possible government shutdown in the event that current funding runs out on September 30, White House press secretary Jen Psaki has said. “It’s consistent with longstanding practice across many

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US, UK, Australia announce new security partnership

US, UK, Australia announce new security partnership

🕔19:48, 16.Sep 2021

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The US, the UK, and Australia have announced the creation of a new trilateral security partnership. US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement during a virtual

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Biden orders companies to require vaccination for employees

Biden orders companies to require vaccination for employees

🕔12:24, 10.Sep 2021

New York, Sep 10  Declaring that “our patience is wearing thin” with the resistance to vaccination against Covid-19, US President Joe Biden has ordered companies with at least 100 workers to get them all inoculated or test the hold-outs weekly.

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Biden, Israeli PM discuss Iranian nuclear issue, security ties

Biden, Israeli PM discuss Iranian nuclear issue, security ties

🕔11:22, 28.Aug 2021

Washington, Aug 28  US President Joe Biden has discussed the Iranian nuclear issue and bilateral security ties with visiting Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. Biden was supposed to meet with Bennett on Thursday, while the White House rescheduled it to

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Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

Biden rejects new Republican offer, to continue infrastructure talks next week

🕔10:45, 5.Jun 2021

Washington, June 5  US President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a new Republican infrastructure counteroffer, but will continue talks with Republicans next week. During a phone call with the president Friday, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, the top Republican negotiator, proposed

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H1B on backburner as Biden focuses on 470,000 pending US immigrant visa cases

H1B on backburner as Biden focuses on 470,000 pending US immigrant visa cases

🕔10:38, 2.Mar 2021

New York, March 2 Processing of non immigrant visas, including H1B cases are taking a backseat for now as the Joe Biden administration turns its attention to more than 470,000 immigrant visa cases currently pending in US consulates across the

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Blinken indicates US to continue backing India against China incursions

Blinken indicates US to continue backing India against China incursions

🕔15:14, 20.Jan 2021

New York, Jan 20  Anthony Blinken, who is President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to be the secretary of state has indicated that the US would continue to back India against challenges to its sovereignty from China and work with it in

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Two more Indian Americans in Biden team: Gautam Raghavan, Vinay Reddy

Two more Indian Americans in Biden team: Gautam Raghavan, Vinay Reddy

🕔13:07, 23.Dec 2020

New York, Dec 23  US president elect Joe Biden has named two more Indian Americans to plum appointments in the post-Trump world: Gautam Raghavan is coming in as Deputy Director in the Office of Presidential Personnel and Vinay Reddy will

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First round of Biden, Harris Cabinet picks on Nov 24

First round of Biden, Harris Cabinet picks on Nov 24

🕔06:58, 23.Nov 2020

New York, Nov 23  US President-elect Joe Biden’s first wave of Cabinet picks are expected on November 24 amid the thick of ongoing obstruction to the political transition process from sitting president Donald Trump. “You’re going to see the first

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Trump tests negative for Covid-19: WH doctor

Trump tests negative for Covid-19: WH doctor

🕔12:28, 13.Oct 2020

Washington, Oct 13  Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus “on consecutive days”, White House doctor Sean Conley said in the first public disclosure about the US President’s health status after his October 2 announcement that he and

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Trump signals banning other Chinese firms like Alibaba

Trump signals banning other Chinese firms like Alibaba

🕔15:29, 17.Aug 2020

San Francisco, Aug 17  After issuing an executive order last week that gives China-based ByteDance an option to divest its TikTok business in the US within 90 days, US President Donald Trump hinted that other Chinese companies, including Alibaba, are

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Trump brokers historic peace deal between Israel and UAE

Trump brokers historic peace deal between Israel and UAE

🕔07:46, 14.Aug 2020

Washington, Aug 14  In a major breakthrough for peace in the Middle East, US President Donald Trump has brokered a historic agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates for full normalisation of relations between the two countries. Trump announced

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Putin, Trump discuss G7 summit, oil markets over phone

Putin, Trump discuss G7 summit, oil markets over phone

🕔07:20, 2.Jun 2020

Moscow, June 2  Russian President Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the initiative of the US side, discussing issues related to the Group of Seven (G7) Summit and oil markets, the Kremlin said.

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India visit reaffirmed commitment to strategic partnership: Trump

India visit reaffirmed commitment to strategic partnership: Trump

🕔10:42, 30.Apr 2020

New York, April 30  While declaring May as Asian American Heritage Month, US President Donald Trump recalled his visit to India as “a demonstration of our nation’s enduring friendship with one of the world’s largest and most diverse countries”. He

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Trump says not to issue national stay-at-home order

Trump says not to issue national stay-at-home order

🕔07:02, 2.Apr 2020

Washington, April 2  US President Donald Trump has said that he will not issue a national stay-at-home order even as coronavirus cases are still surging in the country. Trump told reporters on Wednesday at a White House Coronavirus Task Force

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Trump signs $100bn relief package amid dire economic signals

Trump signs $100bn relief package amid dire economic signals

🕔10:28, 19.Mar 2020

New York, March 19  Signalling dire economic prospects, the bellwether stock market index has surrendered almost all of the strong gains it had made since US President Donald Trump took office even as he signed into law a bipartisan relief

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After Trump declares emergency, Democrats pass COVID-19 relief package

After Trump declares emergency, Democrats pass COVID-19 relief package

🕔11:58, 14.Mar 2020

New York, March 14 (IANS) The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a massive relief package on Saturday to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the country, hours after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to deal with the

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Anandiben Patel, Yogi to receive Trump at Agra airport

Anandiben Patel, Yogi to receive Trump at Agra airport

🕔06:26, 24.Feb 2020

Agra, Feb 24 Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will receive US President and his family at the Agra airport on their arrival from Ahmedabad, officials said on Sunday. “The Uttar Pradesh Governor and the Chief Minister

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‘Mini trade deal expected during Trump’s visit’

‘Mini trade deal expected during Trump’s visit’

🕔06:44, 17.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 17  Expectations are high on a mini trade deal to be announced during US President Donald Trump’s visit to India, industry body CII said on Sunday. The business chamber’s Director General Chandrajit Banerjee said: “Expectations remain high

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2019 in Review: Trump, Modi at Howdy event symbolised growing ties

2019 in Review: Trump, Modi at Howdy event symbolised growing ties

🕔12:54, 31.Dec 2019

New York, Dec 31  If the state of India-US ties in 2019 could be captured in an image, it would be that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump striding hand-in-hand before a cheering crowd of 50,000 people

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