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President Biden Hails Police For Safeguarding Democracy During Capitol Riot

Oct 17, 2021 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.

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

Oct 16, 2021 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.


With Similar Agenda In South Asia, India Has No Complaints About US Deputy Secretary’s Pakistan Visit

US Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman had said her Pakistan trip was to ‘consult deeply on how we see the changing circumstances, given the change that has taken place in Afghanistan’.

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

Oct 09, 2021 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.


Pentagon Plan Focuses On Adapting To Climate Change

The U.S. military is the single largest institutional consumer of oil in the world, and as such a key contributor to the worsening climate globally.

08 October, 2021

US Is Looking For 'Responsible Competition' With China: White House Says Ahead Of Virtual Summit

PTI

The Joe Biden Administration believes that a leader-to-leader engagement is essential and is an important part of its effort to responsibly manage the competition, Jean-Pierre, Deputy Press Secretary said.


07 October, 2021

CIA Creates Top Level Working Group To Counter China's Influence

Associated Press (AP)

The CIA also announced that it would ramp up efforts to recruit Chinese speakers and create another mission center focusing on emerging technologies.


07 October, 2021

US President Biden And China's Xi Jinping To Meet Virtually: White House

Associated Press (AP)

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.


06 October, 2021

US: President Biden Dispatches NSA Jake Sullivan For Talks With Chinese Foreign Policy Adviser

Associated Press (AP)

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Chinese Foreign Policy Adviser are set to meet in Switzerland amid high tensions between the two countries, especially with the recent Chinese show of strength while incursing in Taiwan's air defense zone.


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.


30 September, 2021

Kim Jong Un Keen To Restore Ties With South Korea; Slams US

Associated Press (AP)

North Korea ledaer Kim Jong Un's statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling U.S.-led economic sanctions.


29 September, 2021

Biden Is Finding Himself In Tough Spot Amid Illegal Immigrants Deportation Issue

Outlook Web Desk

Only 35% of Americans approve of US President Joe Biden's handling of immigration, down from 43% in April, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research


29 September, 2021

US NSA Heads To Egypt As Israel-Hamas Tensions Flare Up

Associated Press (AP)

The Biden administration is leaning heavily on Egypt, which has long played a role as mediator between Israel and Hamas, for help in maintaining stability in the region.


29 September, 2021

US Has Failed To Handle Pakistan's Support For Taliban: US Senator Jack Reed

Associated Press (AP)

In the Congressional hearing on Afghanistan, US Senator Jack Reed said that path that led to this moment was paved with years of mistakes from US's catastrophic pivot to Iraq, failure to handle Pakistan's support for the Taliban, and flawed Doha agreement.


29 September, 2021

Top US Generals Had Recommend Having 2500 Troops In Afghanistan But Biden Disagreed

Outlook Web Desk

The White House, however, defended the presidential decision, acknowledging that it was a split recommendation from Biden’s advisors and generals.


29 September, 2021

US Senators Seek Sanctions On Taliban, Role Of Pakistan In Aiding Group

Outlook Web Desk

The legislation has been introduced to impose sanctions not only on Taliban, but also the foreign governments supporting it. Besides, it seeks role of Pakistan in helping Taliban to topple the government in Afghanistan.


29 September, 2021

'Illegal Immigration Policy': Florida Sues Biden Administration, Orders To Detain Vehicles Involved In Transporting 'Illegal Aliens'

Associated Press (AP)

The US State of Florida has sued the Joe Biden Administration claiming that the federal immigration policy will cost the state millions of dollars and cause harm to the state.


28 September, 2021

North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

Associated Press (AP)

The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of mixing weapons demonstrations and peace offers to wrest concessions.


Photo Gallery

Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.

PTI Photo

Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.

PTI Photo

Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.

PTI Photo

BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.

PTI Photo
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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.

Profile

The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Kashmir/Violence

Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu