Saturday, December 4, 2021

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Editorial: More symbolic than strategic

The world’s third largest oil importer, India, has decided to release 5 million barrels of crude oil from its strategic reserves in a concerted...

Opinion: What is Quad aiming to do

By Ian Hall On Friday, (Sept 24), the leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the US will meet in Washington for the first in-person Quad...

Facts tell a different story on Covid misinformation, FB tells Biden

Guy Rosen, VP of Integrity at Facebook, said in a blog post on Saturday that at a time when Covid-19 cases are rising in the US, the Biden administration has chosen to blame a handful of American social media companies.

US to donate half a billion Pfizer vaccines to lower-middle-income countries

This is the largest-ever purchase and donation of vaccines by a single country and a commitment by the American people to help protect people around the world from COVID-19, the White House said

Pfizer Covid-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

The Food and Drug Administration declared that the Pfizer vaccine is safe and offers strong protection for younger teens based on testing of more than 2,000 US volunteers ages 12 to 15.

California to send life-saving oxygen supplies to India: Governor

California's contributions come as part of a wider effort by the United States to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.

BSE, NSE closed on account of Good Friday

Market experts said the trading started the new financial year on a robust note led by optimism in global markets

Biden looks forward to engaging with QUAD partners in Indo-Pacific ASAP

The informal grouping of Australia, India, Japan and the US is called Quad, a format that is strongly being pushed by the Biden administration.

US President Biden announces sanctions against military leaders of Myanmar

Biden demanded that military must relinquish the power it seized and demonstrate respect for the will of the people of Burma as expressed in their November 8th election.

In first call with Xi, Biden conveys concerns over China’s unfair trade practices

During the phone call, Biden shared his greetings and well wishes with the Chinese people on the occasion of Lunar New Year.

NASA appoints Indian-American Bhavya Lal as acting chief of staff

Prior to that, she served as director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Studies at Abt Associates Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dalai Lama congratulates US President Joe Biden

Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday at a historic inaugural ceremony.

Biden signs executive order rejoining Paris climate agreement

The Paris accord committed the US and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures below 2C above pre-industrial levels.

Biden signs 15 executive orders, reversing Trump’s key policies

His first executive order was launching his 100-day masking challenge, asking Americans to mask up for 100 days.

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