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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.

India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.


US To Open Its Border For Fully Covid-19 Vaccinated Travelers From November

Vehicle, rail and ferry travel between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico has been largely restricted to essential travel, such as trade, since the earliest days of the pandemic.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman To Meet Her US Counterpart Yellen For EFP

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP).


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

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.

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08 October, 2021

Pentagon Plan Focuses On Adapting To Climate Change

Associated Press (AP)

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.


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

Pfizer Urges US Govt To Allow Covid-19 Shots For Kids Of 5 To 11 Years Age

Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer announced in a tweet that it had formally filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration.


07 October, 2021

Pfizer Urges US Govt To Allow Covid-19 Shots For Kids Of 5 To 11 Years Age

Associated Press (AP)

Pfizer announced in a tweet that it had formally filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration.


05 October, 2021

Chinese Activity Near Taiwan Is 'Provocative', Says White House

Associated Press (AP)

'We have been clear, privately and publicly, about our concern about the PRC's pressure and coercion toward Taiwan, and we will continue to watch the situation very closely,' White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.


30 September, 2021

Military Units Track Guns Using Tech That Could Aid Foes

Associated Press (AP)

Thin RFID tags help drivers zip through toll booths, hospitals locate tools and supermarkets track their stock. Tags are in some identity documents, airline baggage tags and even amusement park wristbands.


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30 September, 2021

US: Jan 6 Capitol Insurrection Investigation Committee Subpoenas Organizers

Associated Press (AP)

The subpoenas are part of the panel's efforts to collect information from the organizers “and their associated entities on the planning, organization, and funding of those events.


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 Deports Russian Man Jailed 9 Years For Cybercrimes

Associated Press (AP)

Aleksei Burkov, 31, facilitated $20 million in credit card fraud and ran a sophisticated clearinghouse for international criminals.


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

US Senator Lauds India’s Covid-19 Vaccine Export Resumption

Outlook Web Desk

The Republican Senator Jim Risch welcomed the India’s decision to resume export of Covid-19 vaccine, saying it is ‘crucial’ for entire Indo-Pacific region and the world as well.


28 September, 2021

Among 12 Foreign Terrorist Organisations In Pak, 5 Terror Groups India Centric: Report

Outlook Web Desk

According to latest Congressional Research Service report, among the foreign terror groups in Pakistan, five groups including LeT and Jaish are India centric.


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28 September, 2021

Top US Diplomat To Visit India For Talks Next Month

Outlook Web Desk

The State Department said the Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R Sherman will travel to India on October 6.


Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Parliament during its Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

Congress leader Anand Sharma interacts with AAP MP Sanjay Singh, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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