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50 feared dead after tornadoes hit several US states

11 Dec 2021

Kentucky
50 feared dead after tornadoes hit several US states

A series of tornadoes hit several US states on Friday and Saturday claiming the lives of at least 50 people, said Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear.

Who is Vishal Garg, who fired 900 employees over Zoom?

07 Dec 2021

New York City
Who is Vishal Garg, who fired 900 employees over Zoom?

Vishal Garg is all over the internet.

US: 3 students killed, several injured in Michigan school shooting

01 Dec 2021

Joe Biden
US: 3 students killed, several injured in Michigan school shooting

A deadly shooting occurred at a high school in the US state of Michigan claiming the lives of three students and injuring several others.

Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly 'served up' girls for Epstein to abuse

30 Nov 2021

Sexual Assault
Ghislaine Maxwell allegedly 'served up' girls for Epstein to abuse

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell preyed on underage girls for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, prosecutors alleged on Monday.

Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?

25 Nov 2021

France
Why surge in COVID-19 infections in Europe is a concern?

Europe is witnessing a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, as over 60% of the world's cases and deaths were reported from the continent over the last week.

5 dead in US as SUV rams into Christmas parade

22 Nov 2021

Joe Biden
5 dead in US as SUV rams into Christmas parade

A speeding vehicle rammed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin, leaving at least five people dead and injuring more than 40.

New US travel advisory for India warns about 'terrorism, rape'

17 Nov 2021

India
New US travel advisory for India warns about 'terrorism, rape'

In its latest travel advisory for India, the United States has asked its citizens to exercise increased caution due to terrorism and crimes against women.

China overtakes US as world's richest; experts sound caution

16 Nov 2021

Economic Survey
China overtakes US as world's richest; experts sound caution

China has overtaken the United States as the world's richest country, a recent report by the research arm of consultants McKinsey & Co. revealed.

India may approve anti-COVID-19 drug molnupiravir soon: Report

11 Nov 2021

Pfizer
India may approve anti-COVID-19 drug molnupiravir soon: Report

India is reportedly likely to approve Merck's anti-COVID-19 drug molnupiravir soon.

Canadian woman first to be 'suffering from climate change'

10 Nov 2021

Canada
Canadian woman first to be 'suffering from climate change'

A 70-year-old woman in Canada is possibly the world's first patient to be diagnosed as suffering from "climate change."

How Taliban's foreign currency ban affects Afghanistan

03 Nov 2021

Afghanistan
How Taliban's foreign currency ban affects Afghanistan

The Taliban has banned all foreign currency in Afghanistan and ordered its citizens to only use Afghan currency for trade.

Taliban government's continued non-recognition 'could become world's problem'

31 Oct 2021

Afghanistan
Taliban government's continued non-recognition 'could become world's problem'

The Taliban on Saturday warned the United States that continued non-recognition of the Afghanistan government could become a problem for the world.

Taiwan's President confirms presence of US military trainers on island

28 Oct 2021

Taiwan
Taiwan's President confirms presence of US military trainers on island

A small number of United States troops are present in Taiwan for training purposes, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has confirmed.

Traveling to the US? Check new rules and exemptions

26 Oct 2021

Health & Wellness
Traveling to the US? Check new rules and exemptions

United States President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order reopening air travel for foreign travelers with fresh vaccination rules.

Onion-linked salmonella: US FDA launches probe as hundreds fall ill

22 Oct 2021

Joe Biden
Onion-linked salmonella: US FDA launches probe as hundreds fall ill

Hundreds have fallen sick in the United States after a massive salmonella outbreak reported across 37 states in the country.

Is Facebook planning a name change? Reports suggest so

20 Oct 2021

Facebook
Is Facebook planning a name change? Reports suggest so

Social media giant Facebook is likely to announce a name change this month, the Verge reported.

Nirav Modi's plea on dismissing fraud allegations rejected by court

19 Oct 2021

New York City
Nirav Modi's plea on dismissing fraud allegations rejected by court

A bankruptcy court in the United States has rejected a petition filed by fugitive Indian businessman Nirav Modi and two of his associates, seeking the dismissal of fraud allegations against them.

Former US official Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

18 Oct 2021

Joe Biden
Former US official Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

Former United States official Colin Luther Powell has died at the age of 84 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland.

US to reopen land borders in November for vaccinated travelers

13 Oct 2021

Canada
US to reopen land borders in November for vaccinated travelers

The United States will reopen its land borders with Mexico and Canada for non-essential travels from November onwards.

India, Japan, Australia, US commence phase two of Malabar exercise

12 Oct 2021

Japan
India, Japan, Australia, US commence phase two of Malabar exercise

The navies of the Quad countries—India, Australia, Japan, and the United States—have commenced the second phase of the Malabar naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal.

Card, Angrist, and Imbens win 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics

11 Oct 2021

Nobel Prize
Card, Angrist, and Imbens win 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics

David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, and Guido W. Imbens won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced on Monday.

Taliban says graduates of 2000-2020 useless; prefers religious studies

05 Oct 2021

Afghanistan
Taliban says graduates of 2000-2020 useless; prefers religious studies

The Taliban on Monday said that its Afghanistan government would not recognize those who have graduated high school between 2000-2020, local reports said.

David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

04 Oct 2021

Nobel Prize
David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine

David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian jointly won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.

Global COVID-19 deaths hit 50 lakh amid Delta variant surge
Global COVID-19 deaths hit 50 lakh amid Delta variant surge

Deaths linked to the coronavirus disease around the world have surpassed 50 lakh, according to a tally by Reuters, as the highly-contagious Delta variant continues to claim lives.

'When India reforms, world transforms,' PM Modi says at UNGA

25 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi
'When India reforms, world transforms,' PM Modi says at UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States.

Vaccine diplomacy, Indo-Pacific security: Key takeaways from the Quad meeting

25 Sep 2021

Japan
Vaccine diplomacy, Indo-Pacific security: Key takeaways from the Quad meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the first in-person meeting of Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) leaders in Washington on Friday, hosted by United States President Joe Biden.

Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

25 Sep 2021

India
Quad leaders denounce use of 'terrorist proxies' in South Asia

Leaders of the Quad countries, the US, India, Australia, and Japan, have denounced the use of "terrorist proxies" in South Asia, in a veiled reference to Pakistan, as they emphasized the importance of denying any support to terrorist groups which could be used to launch or plan terror attacks, including cross-border attacks.

Biden-Modi meeting: Pakistan, Taliban likely to dominate talks

24 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Biden-Modi meeting: Pakistan, Taliban likely to dominate talks

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the United States President Joe Biden will hold their bilateral meeting on Friday, reports stated that Pakistan and its influence over the Taliban are likely to be key topics to be discussed.

Harris brings up Pakistan's role in terrorism during Modi meet

24 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Harris brings up Pakistan's role in terrorism during Modi meet

United States Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, raised the issue of Pakistan's role in terrorism, sending out a positive message for India.

AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

23 Sep 2021

India
AUKUS deal: India, Japan to not be included, US clarifies

The United States has ruled out the possibility of adding India or Japan to the new trilateral security alliance between the US, the United Kingdom, and Australia, known as AUKUS.

Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

23 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi
Modi reaches US; to meet Harris, global CEOs today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington DC to embark on a five-day trip to the United States.

Severe COVID-19 can cause delirium in patients, study finds

22 Sep 2021

Health & Wellness
Severe COVID-19 can cause delirium in patients, study finds

Severe coronavirus disease can lead to delirium in patients, a study conducted in the United States found.

PM Modi leaves for US; will meet Biden, address UNGA

22 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi
PM Modi leaves for US; will meet Biden, address UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for his visit to the United States this morning, where he is scheduled to hold several bilateral meetings and address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

US allows entry to fully vaccinated adults. Can Indians travel?
US allows entry to fully vaccinated adults. Can Indians travel?

The United States is set to reopen air travel for passengers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.

CIA officer reported 'Havana Syndrome' symptoms on India trip

21 Sep 2021

India
CIA officer reported 'Havana Syndrome' symptoms on India trip

A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer suffered symptoms consistent with the mysterious "Havana Syndrome" during their recent trip to India with agency chief William J Burns, reports said.

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 'safe' for kids aged 5-11; generates 'robust immunity'

20 Sep 2021

Pfizer
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 'safe' for kids aged 5-11; generates 'robust immunity'

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found safe for children between five to 11 years of age and generates a "robust" immune response, the companies said on Monday.

After promising inclusivity, Taliban orders women workers to 'stay home'

19 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
After promising inclusivity, Taliban orders women workers to 'stay home'

The Taliban has asked many female employees in Kabul city to stay home, interim city mayor Hamdullah Namony said.

Kabul: CIA warned of children's presence before US drone strike

19 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
Kabul: CIA warned of children's presence before US drone strike

Seconds before the United States carried out a drone strike on a suspected terror target in Kabul on August 29, the Central Intelligence Agency had warned of the presence of civilians, including children, around the target.

'Tragic': US admits its Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians

18 Sep 2021

Afghanistan
'Tragic': US admits its Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians

The United States has admitted that 10 civilians were killed when it launched a drone strike against suspected ISIS terrorists in Kabul last month.

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