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As Spending Bill Stalls, Biden Climate Goals Remain Elusive

Jan 09, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

Biden’s Build Back Better plan, which contains $550 billion in spending and tax credits aimed at promoting clean energy, was sidetracked by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who said just before Christmas that he could not support the legislation as written.

Biden's Economic Challenge: Finding Workers And Goods

Jan 08, 2022 Associated Press (AP)

President Joe Biden enters the midterm election year of 2022.


‘Democracy Has Delivered’: PM Modi At US Joe Biden’s Virtual Summit

At the virtual Summit for Democracy hosted by US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a brief speech on Indian democracy.

Explainer | US President Joe Biden’s ‘Summit For Democracy’: All You Need To Know

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

US President Joe Biden on Thursday gathered over 100 global leaders to host the virtual 'Summit for Democracy', where he talked about the 'backward slide of democracy' and the perils of strengthening autocracy.


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

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.

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09 November, 2021

APEC leaders meeting to chart path forward from pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

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


16 October, 2021

India’s Recent Economic Reforms Hailed In US: Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Desk

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman currently on her US visit said Joe Biden administration and US corporates have hailed India’s recent economic reforms.


14 October, 2021

US Reaffirms Support For Easing WTO Rules On COVID Vaccines

Associated Press (AP)

The World Health Organization says that the vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines — largely produced in the U.S., Europe and Asia — have gone to the world’s richest countries, while developing nations have had relatively little access to them.


19 August, 2021

EU Foreign Chief Calls Fall Of Kabul A 'Catastrophe', Criticizes Biden For Withdrawing US Troops

Associated Press (AP)

EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell further criticized US President Joe Biden for underplaying the commitment to nation-building in Afghanistan.


11 August, 2021

Joe Biden Backs US Pullout From Afghanistan, Says Nations Must Fight For Themselves Now

PTI

US President Biden ruled out any change in the withdrawal of his troops from Afghanistan despite the Taliban increasingly gaining control over large parts of the country.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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