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Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

24 Nov 2020

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

Trump clears way for Biden's transition, but still not conceding

24 Nov 2020

Trump clears way for Biden's transition, but still not conceding

Outgoing US President Donald Trump finally agreed to make his successor Joe Biden's transition into the White House smooth, as he asked the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

Oxford's vaccine, India's best shot against coronavirus, is 70% effective

23 Nov 2020

Oxford's vaccine, India's best shot against coronavirus, is 70% effective

The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University and British pharma giant AstraZeneca is 70% effective, results from large-scale trials have shown, multiple reports said on Monday.

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

23 Nov 2020

India will host G20 Summit in 2023

On Sunday, G20 leaders announced that India will host the prestigious summit in 2023, a year later than what was decided earlier.

Italy: Students protest over school closures due to COVID-19

21 Nov 2020

Italy: Students protest over school closures due to COVID-19

Italian school students have been protesting against the closure of schools in Turin city, Piedmont, due to COVID-19.

Afghanistan: 14 rockets land in Kabul; five dead, 21 injured

21 Nov 2020

Afghanistan: 14 rockets land in Kabul; five dead, 21 injured

As many as 14 rockets landed in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, taking the lives of five people and injuring 21, said reports.

US: Shooting at Wisconsin mall injures eight, gunman at large

21 Nov 2020

US: Shooting at Wisconsin mall injures eight, gunman at large

Seven adults and a teenager are believed to have been injured after a gunman opened fire at a mall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the United States on Friday.

US could levy tariffs in response to India's "digital tax"

20 Nov 2020

US could levy tariffs in response to India's "digital tax"

A retaliatory action from the United States is expected over the taxes levied on tech companies, like Facebook, in a few countries, a Bloomberg report said on Friday.

The Queen and Prince Philip mark 73rd wedding anniversary

20 Nov 2020

The Queen and Prince Philip mark 73rd wedding anniversary

The Queen of United Kingdom and her husband, Duke of Edinburgh have marked their 73rd wedding anniversary today.

UK to ban sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030

20 Nov 2020

UK to ban sale of petrol, diesel cars from 2030

The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in the United Kingdom will be banned within a decade as part of a 10-point plan for a "green industrial revolution" in the country.

Why some Muslims voted for Trump, despite his anti-Islam rhetoric

18 Nov 2020

Why some Muslims voted for Trump, despite his anti-Islam rhetoric

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump has faced a lot of criticism as an anti-Muslim figure.

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

18 Nov 2020

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

In his quest to convince everyone that Joe Biden won United States Presidential Elections only because of fraud, incumbent President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired an official, whom he had appointed.

2 weeks, 2 hurricanes: Category four storm 'Iota' hits Nicaragua

17 Nov 2020

2 weeks, 2 hurricanes: Category four storm 'Iota' hits Nicaragua

A category four storm has made landfall in Nicaragua mere two weeks after another storm had hit.

London named best city in world, Delhi takes 62nd position

17 Nov 2020

London named best city in world, Delhi takes 62nd position

Vancouver-based Resonance Consultancy Ltd., which deals in real estate, released its "World's Best Cities for 2021" list, naming London as the best city.

In 2019-20, Indian students contributed $7.6 billion to US economy

17 Nov 2020

In 2019-20, Indian students contributed $7.6 billion to US economy

Even though there was a decline of 4.4% in the total number of Indian students in the United States, their contribution to the economy of the powerful nation was nearly $7.6 billion, said a report titled Opens Doors 2020.

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

15 Nov 2020

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.

Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended

14 Nov 2020

Italy: COVID-19 cases surge, hospitals near breaking-point; partial lockdown extended

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Italy, hospitals in the country are in a dire condition and nearing a breaking point, struggling with the rise in new admissions.

Al-Qaeda's No. 2 killed in Iran 3 months ago: Report

14 Nov 2020

Al-Qaeda's No. 2 killed in Iran 3 months ago: Report

The second-highest leader of the al-Qaeda, who was accused of masterminding the 1998 attacks on United States embassies in Africa, has reportedly been killed.

Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

14 Nov 2020

Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

Refusing to concede defeat for days now, US President Donald Trump came closest ever to accepting his fate on Friday, by blurting that "time will tell" if he remains at the helm of the most powerful nation or not.

Melania could get this huge amount, if she divorces Trump

12 Nov 2020

Melania could get this huge amount, if she divorces Trump

Melania Trump could receive a whopping $50 million in divorce settlement, in case she decides to part ways with her husband, outgoing United States President Donald Trump, according to a legal expert.

Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

11 Nov 2020

Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

United States President-elect Joe Biden has twice in the past mentioned having a family in India. The 77-year-old Democrat had referenced his distant relatives in 2013 during his maiden visit to India and then again in 2015.

NASA chief to step down when President-elect Biden takes office

11 Nov 2020

NASA chief to step down when President-elect Biden takes office

The Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jim Bridenstine, is planning to step down from the position when Joe Biden becomes the President of the United States, said reports.

US: TikTok goes to court against President Trump's divestiture order

11 Nov 2020

US: TikTok goes to court against President Trump's divestiture order

Running out of time, courtesy of an order passed by US President Donald Trump, TikTok has approached a US Appeals Court. On August 14, the President had directed TikTok's parent company ByteDance to divest TikTok within 90 days — the deadline ends on Thursday.

US planning Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine distribution as early as December

11 Nov 2020

US planning Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine distribution as early as December

The United States could begin inoculating its citizens with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine as early as December, provided the drugmaker submits data from its trial to health regulators, Health Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday.

Joe Biden names Indian-American as co-chair of coronavirus task force

10 Nov 2020

Joe Biden names Indian-American as co-chair of coronavirus task force

Keeping his promise of acting on the coronavirus pandemic as soon as he takes office, US President-elect Joe Biden formed a task force, which will guide his administration.

COVID-19 is not tired of us, says WHO chief

10 Nov 2020

COVID-19 is not tired of us, says WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO)'s chief has called for everyone to keep battling COVID-19, warning that we might be tired of the pandemic, but it is "not tired of us."

How Trump administration is making Joe Biden's transition difficult?

10 Nov 2020

How Trump administration is making Joe Biden's transition difficult?

US President Donald Trump's ouster from the White House will be far from seamless, as his tweets on the election results have confirmed.

Trump says Pfizer withheld announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before election

10 Nov 2020

Trump says Pfizer withheld announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before election

United States President Donald Trump has accused pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the US Food and Drug Administration of delaying the announcement on a COVID-19 vaccine until after the 2020 Presidential election.

US election: All you need to know about Trump's lawsuits

09 Nov 2020

US election: All you need to know about Trump's lawsuits

Democrat Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States in the 2020 US election.

Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases

09 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases

In a grim turn of events, the United States became the first nation where coronavirus cases have trumped the ten million mark; the tally stands at 10,288,480. The powerful country has so far lost 243,768 to the contagious disease.

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

08 Nov 2020

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

Democrat Joe Biden has won the 2020 United States Presidential elections, denying rival Donald Trump a re-election. The President-elect is set to take oath in January 2021.

Coronavirus: US reports record single-day spike of 128k new cases

08 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: US reports record single-day spike of 128k new cases

As the United States has been more focused on the Presidential elections this past week, the COVID-19 situation has worsened.

President-elect Joe Biden seeks to unite US in victory speech

08 Nov 2020

President-elect Joe Biden seeks to unite US in victory speech

United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addressed the nation from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, after winning the 2020 elections.

US election: Biden to become President, say reports; Trump reacts

07 Nov 2020

US election: Biden to become President, say reports; Trump reacts

Democratic nominee Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, according to reports.

#USAElections2020: Counting continues; Biden, on road to presidency, addresses country

07 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Counting continues; Biden, on road to presidency, addresses country

Over three days after election night, the counting of votes continued in the United States of America making it clearer that Democrat Joe Biden will unseat the incumbent President Donald Trump.

#USAElections2020: Biden leads in traditionally red state Georgia; Trump suffers

06 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Biden leads in traditionally red state Georgia; Trump suffers

In what comes as a huge setback for incumbent US President Donald Trump, his opponent Joe Biden has taken a narrow lead in the state of Georgia, which has remained a GOP bastion for years. If the Democratic challenger wins Georgia, the White House will be stone's throw away for him.

Republicans move away from Trump's claims, his sons are furious

06 Nov 2020

Republicans move away from Trump's claims, his sons are furious

As US President Donald Trump steered farther away from the second term in the White House, his sons lashed out at his party for not "having a backbone."

Putin may have Parkinson's; could step down next year: Report

06 Nov 2020

Putin may have Parkinson's; could step down next year: Report

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, whose fitness videos have made other world leaders envious, may have Parkinson's disease, The Sun claimed, adding that he might quit early next year.