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US hopes its COVID-19 assistance has catalytic effect on countries to come to India's aid

April 30, 2021 1:09 pm

Since the start of this outbreak prior to the latest assistance, the United States had delivered some USD19 million in support to India's public health system, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.

US to share 60 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses with world as they become available

April 27, 2021 12:35 pm

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi in a statement, expressed the dire need for sharing these unused vaccines with India, Argentina, and other hard-hit countries as they experience massive and deadly surges of COVID-19.

More likely to be struck by lightning? Americans weigh risk of J&J vaccine

April 14, 2021 10:42 am

Vaccine experts say that even if the blood clotting cases are linked to the J&J shot, the risk is extremely small when weighed against protection from the potential ravages of COVID-19.

No nation is more important than India as US seeks to counter China, states think tank report

April 13, 2021 10:42 am

A report by Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) describes how India is making important progress in research and development, innovation centres, machine learning, analytics, product design and testing, and other areas, especially in IT and life sciences.

China, Russia accuse US of interference with sanctions

March 23, 2021 4:07 pm

In a show of unity, the foreign ministers of China and Russia have met to condemn Western sanctions against them over human rights.

US-Mexico border on the cusp of its biggest migrant surge in 20 years

March 17, 2021 4:09 pm

US border agents carried out 100,441 apprehensions or expulsions of migrants at the border with Mexico in February alone, the White House's Customs and Border Protection said last week, the highest monthly total in two years.

US-South Korea must keep strong deterrence against the North, officials stress

March 17, 2021 4:00 pm

The US secretaries of state and defense are in Seoul for talks on regional security. North Korea's nuclear ambitions will be high on the agenda, as will China's growing territorial assertiveness.

Syria: US warns world powers to keep pressuring Assad

March 16, 2021 4:33 pm

US envoy Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the Security Council that the presidential elections in Syria, which are scheduled to be held in the summer, would not meet the criteria laid out in the UN's Resolution 2254 on Syria.

Kim Jong Un's sister slams the US and South Korea

March 16, 2021 4:25 pm

Kim Yo Jong lashed out at Washington as top US diplomatic and military representatives are set to visit Seoul.

The world’s three biggest coal users get ready to burn even more

March 16, 2021 12:10 pm

While US increase stems from higher natural gas prices and the recovery from the pandemic, the consumption by China and India is a reflection of rising electricity demand that’s keeping coal as the dominant source of power generation.


President Obama leaves for his landmark trip to India

January 27, 2015 10:42 am

Barack Obama will be the first US President to be a Chief Guest at Indian Republic Day.


NYT Opinion | New! A hotline for racists

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Niecy Nash hosts a satirical infomercial advocating for people to stop calling 911 to harass black citizens and to call 1-844-WYT-FEAR instead.

Why some employees at Disney Land cannot pay their rent

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

They are struggling to get by and they’re fighting to pass a living wage ballot measure in California, they hope will change that.