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Monday, May 25, 2020

The United States


How will we pay off our debts, ask kin

May 20, 2020 10:55 pm

In 2019, around 1,600 Indian youths were deported from the US who had entered illegally via Mexico and 311 youths were deported from Mexico itself.

As US begins deporting arrested illegal migrants, 165 land at Amritsar

May 20, 2020 11:04 am

A top source at the airport said another flight carrying around 150 deported Indians is expected to arrive in Amritsar later this week.

Canada, U.S. are likely to extend travel restrictions until June 21

May 14, 2020 11:21 am

"It's too early to lift the restrictions, so we're working toward an extension," said one Canadian government source, describing the talks with Washington as positive.

Prodded by US, Mexico aims to restart industrial plants

May 14, 2020 10:43 am

Mexico has been under pressure from U.S. officials to reopen auto assembly plants, in particular, because without them, integrated supply chains would make it hard for plants in the U.S. and Canada to reopen.

'If this thing boomerangs': Second wave of infections feared

May 07, 2020 6:45 pm

"We are risking a backslide that will be intolerable," said Dr Ian Lipkin of Columbia University's Center for Infection and Immunity.

Maduro airs video of American detained in Venezuela plot

May 07, 2020 2:24 pm

Maduro aired a video of Luke Denman on state television in which the 34-year-old Texas native claims he signed a contract with a Florida-based company to train rebel troops and carry out the assault in exchange for up to USD 100,000.

At 20.1 million, India expected to have highest births since COVID-19 declared as pandemic: UNICEF

May 07, 2020 10:57 am

In the US, the sixth highest country in terms of expected number of births, over 3.3 million babies are projected to be born between March 11 and December 16.

Trump's new press secretary pledges not to lie from podium

May 02, 2020 1:07 pm

McEnany said she spends most of the day with the president and is “constantly with him, absorbing his thinking.” She said she sees it as her “mission to bring you the mindset of the president, deliver those facts, so this president gets fair and accurate reporting and the American people get fair and accurate information.”

US should lead global effort in developing, distributing COVID-19 vaccine: Congressmen

May 02, 2020 9:12 am

Congressmen said in the absence of participation and leadership of the US, there is a risk that the rules may be dictated by other countries which could leave American healthcare workers without access to a vaccine when others receive it.

COVID-19: NYC subway system to halt service every night for disinfection

May 01, 2020 2:01 pm

The massive cleaning undertaking is unprecedented in the New York subway system that daily ferries millions of riders across the city's five boroughs and suburbs, going as far as Connecticut.