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Moscow Should Explain Its Troop Buildup Near Ukraine: US Defence Secretary

Nov 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the troop buildup has the Pentagon's attention and that the Russians should be 'more transparent about what they're up to.'

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Nov 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Monday's meeting — the two leaders' third engagement since Biden became president — comes amid mounting tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.


Chhath Puja Celebrated In US By Indian-Americans

The hundreds of Indian-Americans flocked to river banks, lakes and makeshift water bodies across the US to celebrate Chhath Puja.

Pakistan Has Played ‘Disruptive And Destabilising’ Role In Afghanistan: Report

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The report on Afghanistan by Congressional Research Service, says Pakistan has provided active and passive support to Taliban.


US To Lift All Restrictions For Fully Vaccinated International Travellers, Including Indians

Fully vaccinated travellers will continue to show a pre-departure negative test taken within three days of travel to the US prior to boarding,

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04 November, 2021

FBI Releases Declassified Documents On 9/11 Attacks

Associated Press (AP)

The documents were the latest materials to be released under an executive order from President Joe Biden aimed at making public long-classified investigative reports related to the attacks


29 October, 2021

India, US Urge Taliban To Ensure Afghanistan Doesn't Become Safe Haven For Terrorists

Outlook Web Desk

As officials from India and US engaged in a joint dialogue on counterterrorism, both the sides called for Taliban ensuring that Afghanistan does not become a safe haven for terrorists.


29 October, 2021

US To Roll Out USD144 Million In Humanitarian Aid For People Of Afghanistan: Antony Blinken

Outlook Web Desk

According to the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the financial assistance would be directly received by humanitarian organizations including UNHCR, UNICEF and WHO.


24 October, 2021

US Envoy Urges North Korea To Stop Tests, Engage In Talks

Deutsche Welle

A US envoy said North Korea's recent weapon tests were "concerning and counterproductive." Last week, the isolated nation carried out tests of a new type of ballistic missile launched from submarines.


23 October, 2021

Indian-American Neera Tanden Named White House Staff Secretary

Outlook Web Desk

The White House staff secretary is a behind-the-scenes but critical role in the West Wing, one of the most powerful in the building.


23 October, 2021

US: Secrecy Continues About Small Group Of Afghan Refugees Sent To Overseas Base In Kosovo

Associated Press (AP)

Human rights advocates raised concerns about the Afghans diverted to Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo over the past six weeks, citing a lack of transparency about their status.


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23 October, 2021

Al-Qaeda Leader Abdul Hamid Al-Matar Killed In Drone Strike: US Military

Associated Press (AP)

US Army has said the killing of Abdul Hamid al-Matar will disrupt al-Qaida's 'ability to further plot and carry out global attacks'.


23 October, 2021

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Effective For Kids: FDA

Associated Press (AP)

As per FDA scientists, Pfizer vaccine's benefit for preventing hospitalisations and death from Covid-19 would outweigh any serious potential side effects in children.


22 October, 2021

IMF Chief Economist Geeta Gopinath To Quit Work And Go Back To Harvard

Outlook Web Desk

The 49-year-old prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath will return back to prestigious Harvard University’s Economics Department.


19 October, 2021

US Envoy For Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad Resigns, His Deputy Takes Over

Associated Press (AP)

Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the Deputy Special Representative.


18 October, 2021

Indian Americans Protest Against Islamic Terrorism In Kashmir

PTI

Slogans like 'stop Islamist jihad against minorities in Kashmir' and 'fight back Islamist terrorism' came up in South Florida of USA as the Kashmir Hindu Foundation organized a protest against growing Islamist terrorism in India.


17 October, 2021

President Biden Hails Police For Safeguarding Democracy During Capitol Riot

Associated Press (AP)

Biden spoke at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service to remember the 491 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020.


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16 October, 2021

FDA Panel Endorses Booster Shot For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but that it might work better if people wait until six months later.


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A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test, at Dadar railway station, in Mumbai.

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Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Medical workers wearing PPE kit stage a protest against relieving thousands of temporary health workers roped in by municipal corporation last year for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) duty, outside Municipal Corporation...

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Trainee nurses look on as a woman receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at a government vaccination centre in Thane.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra receives a memento during the party's Pratigya Rally, in Moradabad.

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