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Under Joe Biden, US to rejoin the Paris accord, end Muslim travel ban

US President-elect Joe Biden is likely to restore the United States to the Paris climate accord and the World Health Organization, media reports said. The report quoting aides said Biden will sign 17 orders after being sworn in as US President many of which will reverse those taken by President Donald Trump. This includes reversing...

US Congress confirms Joe Biden’s victory, Trump agrees to a peaceful transition

In a major blow to US President Donald Trump and his supporters who tried everything possible to block the transition of power, the Congress on Thursday formally certified Joe Biden as the next president. US lawmakers successfully defeated Republican efforts to deny Biden the electoral votes required to win. The affirmation of Biden’s 306-232 victory...

US Prez awards PM Modi with ‘Legion of Merit’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been presented with the Legion of Merit award by outgoing US President Donald Trump on Monday. PM Modi was given the award for his leadership in strengthening the strategic partnership between the US and India, and for India’s emergence as a global power. The award was accepted by India’s Ambassador...

Woman votes topless after being asked to remove anti-Trump T-shirt

In a bizarre incident, a woman removed her T-shirt and voted topless in Exeter, New Hampshire. The woman did the act after she was told that she cannot wear an anti-Trump T-shirt at a polling station. Notably, the woman was wearing a “McCain Hero, Trump Zero” T-shirt. She was asked to remove it as it...

Donald Trump signs order banning TikTok, WeChat

Following the footsteps of India that was quick to ban 106 Chinese apps over security concerns, US President Donald Trump has banned two major Chinese apps–TikTok and WeChat. Donald Trump has already signed two separate executive orders on Thursday banning the apps. Trump has termed the apps as a threat to national security and the...

US doing better than India, China in fighting COVID-19: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that India is having a “tremendous problem” in combating COVID-19 pandemic. Donald Trump said compared to bigger countries like India and China, the US is doing “very well”. He said China is also registering a “massive flare-up” in coronavirus infections. “I think we’re doing very well. I think that...

Protestors again hit US streets, demand police reforms

Massive demonstrations against racism and police brutality filled some of the nation’s most famous cityscapes, with tens of thousands of people marching peacefully in scenes that were more often festive than tense. Wearing masks and urging police reform, protesters on Saturday gathered in dozens of places from coast to coast, while mourners in North Carolina...

Bilateral talks on with China to resolve border dispute: Rajnath Singh

As Indian and Chinese troops remain engaged in a tense border standoff, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asserted that the government will not allow India’s pride to be hurt under any circumstances even as he said bilateral talks were on at military and diplomatic levels to resolve the row. Asked about US President Donald Trump’s offer...

Donald Trump postpones G7 summit, India likely to get invite

US President Donald Trump said he would postpone the Group of Seven summit that he wanted to hold in late June and expand the list of countries invited to include Australia, Russia, South Korea, and India. Speaking to reporters on Air Force One during his return to Washington from Cape Canaveral in Florida, Trump said...

Shiv Sena MP blames ‘Namaste Trump’ event behind COVID-19 spread in Gujarat

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday launched a no holds barred attack on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre claiming that the event held in Ahmedabad to welcome US President Donald Trump in February was responsible for the spread of coronavirus in Gujarat and later in Mumbai and Delhi, which some of his...

Curfew in major US cities as clashes with police escalate amid anti-racism protests

Curfews were imposed in major US cities as clashes over police brutality escalated across America with demonstrators ignoring warnings from President Donald Trump that his government would stop the violent protests. Minneapolis, the epicentre of the unrest, was gripped by fifth consecutive night of violence on Saturday with police in riot gear firing tear gas...

China too refuses Trump’s mediation offer in border dispute with India

As Donald Trump once again repeated his offer to mediate between India and China to resolve the ongoing border standoff, the Chinese foreign ministry has said the two countries are capable of solving the issue through dialogue and rejected Trump’s mediation offer. Chinese Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the comments at a daily briefing...