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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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India, US ‘nearing’ trade deal: Report

India, US ‘nearing’ trade deal: Report

🕔16:11, 18.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 18  Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US, the two countries are “nearing a trade breakthrough”, an influential publication, the Washington Examiner, has reported quoting US officials and industry “insiders”. The conservative publication with

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Trump cancels trip to Poland as hurricane nears

Trump cancels trip to Poland as hurricane nears

🕔07:56, 30.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 30  US President Donald Trump said that he would skip his planned trip to Poland this weekend due to the hurricane that is approaching Florida. Trump made the announcement on Thursday afternoon at the White House, saying that

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Netanyahu names Golan Heights establishment after Trump

Netanyahu names Golan Heights establishment after Trump

🕔10:41, 17.Jun 2019

Tel Aviv, June 17  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced the establishment of ‘Ramat Trump’, a new Golan Heights community named after the US President, the media reported. “We’re going to establish a new community, something that hasn’t happened

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Trump visits US-Mexico border, reiterates demand for wall

Trump visits US-Mexico border, reiterates demand for wall

🕔10:35, 11.Jan 2019

Washington, Jan 11  US President Donald Trump visited the country’s southern border with Mexico, where he reiterated his demand to build a wall between the two nations to end the “growing humanitarian and security crisis” in the region. He arrived

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Trump commits to $750 bn defence budget

Trump commits to $750 bn defence budget

🕔10:47, 10.Dec 2018

Washington, Dec 10  US President Donald Trump has agreed to a request from Defence Secretary James Mattis to propose a defence budget of $750 billion for the coming year, according to an administration official. Last week, Trump appeared to call

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