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US Concerned Over China's Attempt To 'Intimidate' India And Other Neighbouring Countries

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

Ahead of the 14th round of military-level talks between India and China, the United States expressed concern over Beijing's behaviour in the region that could prove to be destabilising.

Ohio Rep. Jordan Rejects Jan. 6 Panel Request For Interview

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, one of former President Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress, on Sunday rejected a request for an interview by the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.


Biden, Congress Mark A Year Since Violent Insurrection

President Joe Biden is preparing to mark the first anniversary of the US Capitol insurrection, gathering with lawmakers to remember the violent attack that has fundamentally changed the Congress and raised global concerns about the future of American democracy.

West: Syria Must Answer 20 Questions On Its Chemical Weapons

Jan 06, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Western nations accused Syria on Wednesday of refusing for eight years to clear up 20 outstanding issues about its undeclared research, production and possible weaponisation of unknown quantities of chemical weapons.


RNA-Based Therapy Can Protect From Many Covid Variants: Study

An RNA molecule that stimulates the body's early antiviral defence system may provide protection against a range of SARS-CoV-2 variants, including Delta, according to a study conducted in mice.

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31 December, 2021

Biden Talks Sanctions, Putin Warns Of Rupture Over Ukraine

Outlook Web Desk

President Joe Biden has warned Russia's Vladimir Putiin that the U.S. could impose new sanctions against Russia if it takes further military action against Ukraine, while Putin responded that such a U.S. move could lead to a complete rupture of ties between the nations.


29 December, 2021

Covid-19: Corbevax, Covovax Approval Brings Spotlight On India-US Collaboration

PTI

Covid-19: The India has approved the use of Corbevax and Covovax against the virus, while the anti-viral drug Molnupiravir has been given approval to be used in emergency situations.


25 December, 2021

Biden, First Lady Visit Hospitalized Kids On Christmas Eve

Outlook Web Desk

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden brought some Christmas Eve cheer to hospitalised children who aren't well enough to go home for the holidays.


23 December, 2021

US Has Reunited 100 Children Separated From Parents Under Trump Administration

Associated Press (AP)

The Department of Homeland Security planned to announce on Thursday that 100 children, mostly from Central America, are back with their families while 350 more reunifications are in process.


23 December, 2021

'Reduced Rate Of Hospitalisation': Recent Study On Omicron Has 'Good News'

Outlook Web Desk

As per preliminary studies, one from Scotland and another from England, Omicron variant infections show a 'reduced risk of hospitalisation'.


21 December, 2021

US Reports 1st Omicron-Related Death As Unvaccinated Man Dies

Outlook Web Desk

The US has reported its first death due to the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus with an unvaccinated man in his 50s succumbing to the fast-spreading disease in Texas, according to health officials.


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21 December, 2021

Omicron Sweeps Across America, Now 73% Of New US COVID Cases

Outlook Web Desk

Omicron has raced ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the US, accounting for 73 per cent of new infections last week, federal health officials said Monday.


21 December, 2021

Bidens Welcome New Puppy And Cat; White House Welcomes Commander As Major Gets A Boot

Associated Press (AP)

Commander was born September 1 and arrived at the White House on Monday afternoon, a gift from the president's brother, James Biden, and sister-in-law Sara Biden.


21 December, 2021

Jan 6 Committee Seeks Interview With GOP Rep. Scott Perry

Outlook Web Desk

The House panel investigating the January 6 US. Capitol insurrection requested an interview with Republican Rep. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania on Monday, marking the first time the committee publicly sought to interview a sitting member of Congress.


20 December, 2021

Manchin Upends Biden's Agenda, Won't Back $2 Trillion Bill

Outlook Web Desk

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin all but delivered a death blow to President Joe Biden's USD 2 trillion domestic initiative, throwing his party's agenda into jeopardy, infuriating the White House and leaving angry colleagues desperate to salvage what's left of a top priority.


16 December, 2021

US Imposes Sanctions Against China Over Human Rights Abuse Of Uyghurs

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese government is known to abuse the advanced attributes of modern biotechnology and medical innovation via several biotech and surveillance companies and government entities to repress and pursue control over the members of ethnic and religious minority groups.


16 December, 2021

US: Joe Biden Nominates Ambassadors; Caroline Kennedy For Japan, Michelle Kwan For Belize

Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden has nominated Caroline Kennedy, who is the daughter of former President John F.Kennedy ambassador for Japan, while Michelle Kwan-renowned Olympic figure skater has been nominated as ambassador for Caribbean country, Belize.


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14 December, 2021

US Air Force Discharges 27 For Refusal To Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

US Air Force has discharged 27 people for refusing to get the Covid-19 vaccine, making them what officials believe are the first service members to be removed for disobeying the mandate to get the shots.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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