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US Confirms Military Action As Russia Deploys Troops Along Ukraine Border

Dec 04, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A Biden administration official confirmed that a plan for deploying an estimated 175,000 Russian troops is underway and almost half of them are already placed along various points near Ukraine's border.

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.'


US To Hold Huge Crude Oil Sale In Gulf Of Mexico After Climate Talks

The livestreamed sale will invite energy companies to bid on drilling leases across some 136,000 square miles, about twice the area of Florida.

Wind-Stoked Wildfire Causes Death In Wyoming, Evacuation Notices Issued

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Downed power lines caused a fire near the community of Clark on Monday night that burned at least two homes and seven outbuildings.


China Surpasses USA In Wealth Gain Says: McKinsey & Co Report

China accounted for 50 percent of the global growth in net worth, while US accounted for 22 percent.

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05 November, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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


04 November, 2021

Lawsuit: Anti-Muslim Prejudice Prompted City In Northern Mississippi To Block Mosque

Associated Press (AP)

American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi sued on behalf of the two Muslim men who want to build the mosque, Abraham House of God, in the city of Horn Lake.


02 November, 2021

French President Vs. Australian PM: Emmanuel Macron Attacks Australia's Credibility In Heated Row

Associated Press (AP)

French President Emmanuel Macron said that the Nuclear Submarine Deal Between Australia and UK-US which undercut France was 'bad news for the credibility of Australia.' Australian PM Scott Morrison termed it 'Sledging'


01 November, 2021

I Don't Think But Know: French President Emmanuel Macron On Australian PM's 'Lie' About Submarine Deal

Associated Press (AP)

Answering questions from the reporters at the G-20 summit, French President Emmanuel Macron accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of lying to him while he was secretly negotiating a submarine deal with UK and US.


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.


28 October, 2021

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

Associated Press (AP)

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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27 October, 2021

US Asks UK Court To Permit Extradition Of Julian Assange Of WikiLeaks

Associated Press (AP)

In January, a lower court judge refused an American request to extradite Assange on spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents a decade ago.


26 October, 2021

Americans Join Indian Diaspora In Celebrating October As 'Hindu Heritage Month'

Outlook Web Desk

Twenty states of the United States of America have now formally recognized the month of October as Hindu Heritage Month.


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.


22 October, 2021

China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.


22 October, 2021

China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.


17 October, 2021

17 Missionaries Kidnapped In Haiti: US Religious Group

Associated Press (AP)

The missionaries were on their way home from building an orphanage, according to a message from Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries.


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15 October, 2021

Israel Quietly Advances Settlements With Little US Pushback

Associated Press (AP)

Critics say the latest moves, while incremental, pave the way for rapid growth once the political climate changes.


Photo Gallery

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Chief Sukhbir Singh Badal during an election rally in support of SAD/BSP joint candidate from Patiala for Punjab Assembly Election 2022, in Patiala.

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People from the Sikh community pay tribute to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and other officials, who died in IAF's MI-17V5 chopper crash yesterday in Tamil Nadu, at Yahiyaganj Gurudwara in Lucknow.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses farmers during a meeting to decide their future course of action, at Singhu border in New Delhi.

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Mortal remains of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other officials, who were killed in an IAF's Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu yesterday, arrive at Madras Regimental Centre in Wellington.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta