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.
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.
The latest round of talks over international monitoring of Iran's nuclear program did not lead to any breakthroughs, said the head of the UN's nuclear watchdog.
US have 15 points going into their final six qualifiers. The top three nations qualify from North and Central America and the Caribbean, and the fourth goes to a playoff.
Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.
An estimated three million visa applications from Indians wanting to visit the United States, either for work, leisure or academics, will flood the US administration once the travel restrictions are eased.
It quickly became clear that even after years under the microscope for insufficiently policing its platform, the social network had missed how riot participants spent weeks vowing — on Facebook itself — to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election victory.
This is being suggested as a landmark event paving the way for the adoption of unregulated digital assets in the mainstream. Bloomberg had reported on Thursday that the U.S. SEC was preparing to allow the first bitcoin futures ETF.
Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers, with about 3% of workers doing so in August.
U.S. officials stress that the priority is to get shots to the 66 million unvaccinated Americans who are eligible for immunization -- those most at risk as the extra-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has burned across the country.
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.
The forecast for the sovereign remains unchanged from its July update. However, the growth forecast is a three per cent drop compared to the 2021 forecast published in April this year.
Under President Joe Biden, the administration has maintained the higher tariffs and other policies that have elicited complaints from Beijing but has sought a more cordial tone in discussions between the sides.
Ahead of her visit to Islamabad, US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman who is currently in Mumbai met with top Indian officials in New Delhi and reassured them of the US' commitment to fighting terror.
Chinese leader Xi has not left China amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic and is not expected to attend the upcoming Group of 20 and COP26 summits in Europe in person.
Hindus in the United States are celebrating October as the Hindu Heritage month, Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said.
The India House in Houston has dedicated its stadium to founding members Durga Agarwal and his wife Sushila in an attempt to hold sporting events and promote cultural diversity.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
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.
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.
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.
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.