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Free vaccine for Americans, but won’t be widely available till ’21 summer

Free vaccine for Americans, but won’t be widely available till ’21 summer

🕔08:59, 17.Sep 2020

New York, Sep 17 A 57 page “playbook” just in from the US government outlines a comprehensive plan to make the COVID-19 vaccine available free to all Americans once it is proven safe and effective. The shot wouldn’t be broadly available

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Amazon hiring 1 lakh people across US, Canada

Amazon hiring 1 lakh people across US, Canada

🕔19:47, 14.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 14  Amazon on Monday said it is hiring 100,000 new full-time and part-time employees in its warehouse and logistics network across the US and Canada amid a surge in online shopping due to Covid-19 restrictions. Amazon is

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US steps up Covid-19 vaccine development

US steps up Covid-19 vaccine development

🕔12:05, 2.Sep 2020

Washington, Sep 2  Researchers across the US have stepped up efforts towards the development of an effective Covid-19 vaccine, as another vaccine candidate has started phase 3 clinical trial, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The multi-site clinical

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US FDA may fast track Covid vax before Phase-3 trials complete

US FDA may fast track Covid vax before Phase-3 trials complete

🕔08:28, 31.Aug 2020

New York, Aug 31  After Russia and China, the US drug regulator is now willing to consider giving emergency authorisation to a Covid-19 vaccine even before the end of crucial Phase-3 trials, according to the head of US Food and

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India, US offer citizenship to last remaining Afghan Hindus, Sikhs

India, US offer citizenship to last remaining Afghan Hindus, Sikhs

🕔07:21, 22.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 22  The beleaguered Hindu and Sikh minorities of Afghanistan have found support in not just India, but also in the US. A resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives by Congresswoman Jackie Speier and co-sponsored by seven

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Backed by US, India warns China against Kashmir interference

Backed by US, India warns China against Kashmir interference

🕔18:32, 6.Aug 2020

Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6  The government on Thursday warned China against attempts to interfere in India’s internal affairs after Beijing unsuccessfully initiated a discussion in the UN Security Council on Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement issued by the Ministry

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CSRL Super30 program funded by PSUs under CSR now a case study by Harvard Business School, USA

CSRL Super30 program funded by PSUs under CSR now a case study by Harvard Business School, USA

🕔08:52, 29.Jul 2020

One the top-most global institutions, Harvard Business School (HBS), has published it’s detailed case study on CSRL Super 30, a socio- economic program supported by various Oil & Gas PSUs as part of their CSR efforts. This will be used

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US closes its Consulate in China’s Chengdu

US closes its Consulate in China’s Chengdu

🕔12:37, 27.Jul 2020

New Delhi/Washington, July 27 The US Consulate in Chengdu was closed on Monday after China asked it to be shut down last week as a retaliatory move against Washington’s decision to close the Asian giant’s mission in Houston. A US State

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Concerted India-US efforts can protect interests against China: Pompeo

Concerted India-US efforts can protect interests against China: Pompeo

🕔18:43, 23.Jul 2020

New York, July 23  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that he was confident that through “concerted effort”, India and the US can protect their interests in the face of China’s “unacceptable behavior”. Calling India “a key

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US asks China to shut its consulate in Houston in 72 hours

US asks China to shut its consulate in Houston in 72 hours

🕔17:43, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi/Washington, July 22  In an unprecedented move, the US on Wednesday abruptly asked China to shut its consulate in Houston within 72 hours. Confirming this on social media, Hu Xijin, the editor of the Global Times, the mouthpiece of

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India eyes FTAs with Latin America to support domestic EV plan

India eyes FTAs with Latin America to support domestic EV plan

🕔07:27, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22  India proposes a major shift in its foreign trade policy, that will explore free trade agreements (FTAs) only with countries that can support its ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ mission and provide it necessary raw materials, critical components and

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Infosys flies techies, families to B’luru from US

Infosys flies techies, families to B’luru from US

🕔17:44, 7.Jul 2020

Bengaluru, July 7  Global software major Infosys flew some of its techies and their families from the US to the city in a chartered flight amid the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said on Tuesday. “We can confirm that Infosys arranged

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US lists 20 companies controlled by Chinese regime

US lists 20 companies controlled by Chinese regime

🕔18:00, 26.Jun 2020

New Delhi/Washington, June 26 The US has identified and listed 20 Chinese companies, including Huawei Technologies, which are controlled by the military regime in Beijing. The listed companies are now prone to potential sanctions as part of the Donald Trump administration’s

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US for peaceful resolution of India-China standoff in Ladakh

US for peaceful resolution of India-China standoff in Ladakh

🕔12:11, 17.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 17  The US says it supports peaceful resolution of the stand-off between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh where at least 20 Indian soldiers and an unknown number of Chinese

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US discussing restructuring supply chains with India: Pompeo

US discussing restructuring supply chains with India: Pompeo

🕔07:43, 1.May 2020

New York, May 01 With nations around the world battered by their dependence on China for vital supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington was discussing restructuring global supply chains with India and

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COVID-19 deaths cross 56,000-mark, Trump raises forecast to 70,000

COVID-19 deaths cross 56,000-mark, Trump raises forecast to 70,000

🕔11:21, 28.Apr 2020

New York, April 28  As the number of people killed by COVID-19 in the US reached 56,144, US President Donald Trump raised the forecast for deaths from the deadly disease sweeping the world to 70,000. “It’s far too many… one

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US COVID-19 cases top 900,000, deaths touch 52,000

US COVID-19 cases top 900,000, deaths touch 52,000

🕔11:59, 26.Apr 2020

Washington, April 26 More than 900,000 people were infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Saturday in the United States, with the death toll exceeding 52,000, while a new study indicated that the virus was likely to be spreading in

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Corona cases now over 20 lakh, Spain reports biggest jump

Corona cases now over 20 lakh, Spain reports biggest jump

🕔07:34, 16.Apr 2020

New York, April 16  The number of Covid-19 cases crossed 20 lakh globally on Wednesday, with the US topping the chart with 610,774 cases and more than 26,000 deaths, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at

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US COVID-19 deaths top 9,000

US COVID-19 deaths top 9,000

🕔06:45, 6.Apr 2020

New York, April 6  The total number of deaths of COVID-19 in the United States topped 9,000 as of 1.30 p.m. Sunday local time (1730 GMT), according to the data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)

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US starts airlifting citizens from India

US starts airlifting citizens from India

🕔11:35, 5.Apr 2020

New York, April 5  The US has started airlifting American nationals from India who were stranded because of the coronavirus clampdown. The first of a series of flights was to have started on Saturday, according to an email sent by

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