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

Dec 21, 2021 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.

US President Joe Biden Hopes New $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Can Boost His Popularity

Nov 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Support for US President Joe Biden took a hit amid rising inflation and the inability to fully shake the public health and economic risks from Covid-19.


APEC leaders meeting to chart path forward from pandemic

Joe Biden, Xi Jinping and other APEC leaders will have a virtual meeting this week to chart a path to recovery out of the crisis brought on by the pandemic

US President Joe Biden Administration Sues Texas Over New Voting Laws

Nov 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The lawsuit does not challenge the entirety of a sweeping measure signed in September by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in Texas, which already has some of the nation's toughest voting rules.


US: Problems Mount At Home As President Joe Biden's Global Summits Line Up

From Rome to Glasgow, Scotland, US President Joe Biden will juggle to address the world community soon. While back at home, he is struggling with a major legislative package and lingering at a 51% disapproval rating.

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22 October, 2021

US 'Committed' To Defend Taiwan If Attacked By China: Joe Biden

Deutsche Welle

The US president says the United States has a 'commitment' to protect Taiwan as China continues to impose its sovereignty on the island.


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.


09 October, 2021

Biden Moves To Address Delays In Green Card Processing, Thousands Of Indians To Benefit In US

Outlook Web Desk

A Green Card, known officially as a Permanent Resident Card, is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the bearer has been granted the privilege of residing permanently in the US.


02 October, 2021

'Mind Your Own Uterus': First Women's March Of Biden Administration Demands Abortion Rights

Associated Press (AP)

The demonstrations come days before the start of a new term for the Supreme Court that will decide the future of abortion rights in the United States.


25 September, 2021

PM Modi Discusses Developing Trade, Economic Ties With President Biden : FS Shringla

Outlook Web Desk

It is here that the two leaders felt that they should ask their ministers concerned - Commerce and Industry Minister in the case of India and United States Trade Representative in the case of US - to see how to impart greater dynamism to the trade bilateral relationship


25 September, 2021

PM Modi, Joe Biden Pledge To Act In Concert, Take Up Toughest Challenges Together

Outlook Web Desk

Biden's statement came after his first-ever in-person meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House.


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22 September, 2021

China, US Unveil Separate Big Steps To Fight Climate Change

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country will no longer fund coal-fired power plants abroad, surprising the world on climate for the second straight year at the UN General Assembly.


10 September, 2021

Biden Calls Xi, Relays No Intention Of Moving Away From Policy Of Pressing China

Associated Press (AP)

They had broad, strategic discussions with converging interests, and areas where their interests, values, and perspectives diverge, said administration officials.


09 September, 2021

Former US President Donald Trump To Do Boxing Commentary From Ringside

Agencies

Trump will be joined by his son, Donald Jr., in Hollywood, Florida, for the alternate feed for the four-bout card, which will be available on pay-per-view


29 August, 2021

Hurricane Ida Rapidly Intensifies Into Dangerous Category 4

Associated Press (AP)

The National Hurricane Center predicted Ida would become an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph (209 kph) winds — that happened early Sunday ahead of an expected afternoon landfall.


29 August, 2021

US President Pledges More Strikes On IS As Another Attack Is 'Highly Likely'

Associated Press (AP)

The Pentagon said the remaining contingent of US forces at the airport, now numbering fewer than 4,000, had begun their final withdrawal ahead of Biden's deadline for ending the evacuation on Tuesday.


28 August, 2021

Another Terror Attack Likely In Kabul, Upcoming Few Days 'Most Dangerous': US

Outlook Web Desk

President Joe Biden received information regarding anticipation of a repeated terror attack when he met with his national security team in the Situation Room alongside top commanders and diplomats in the field.


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28 August, 2021

More COVID-19 Shots, Studies Offer Hope For US Schools

Associated Press (AP)

The Biden administration said half of US adolescents ages 12-17 had gotten at least their first COVID-19 vaccine, and the inoculation rate among teens is growing faster than any other age group.


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.

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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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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz