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Saturday, March 28, 2020



NRA sues California officials for closing gun stores amid coronavirus

March 28, 2020 4:35 pm

Guns have been flying off store shelves in recent weeks in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic even as states are divided over whether gun stores should stay open.

Trump advises kids: Sit back, behave, wash hands and be proud of the US

March 28, 2020 2:40 pm

"I would say that you are a citizen of the greatest country anywhere in the world and we were attacked like nothing that's happened possibly since 1917," Trump said.

Coronavirus latest update March 28: Italy's coronavirus toll tops 10,000

March 28, 2020 11:04 pm

Coronavirus latest update today, 28 March: China will share its data related to the novel Covid-19 with the US and the country will learn from Beijing's experience, President Donald Trump said, a day after he held an hour-long conversation over telephone with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Snubbed by Iran and North Korea, Trump’s ‘disaster diplomacy’ has so far had few results

March 27, 2020 11:00 am

Administration officials see the crisis as creating new opportunities, but it also brings new risks as China and Russia seek to take advantage of a moment of perceived weakness and disarray for their U.S. adversaries.

Explained: What's in the US’s historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package?

March 27, 2020 8:52 am

The package to combat coronavirus is the largest in modern US history, and includes direct payments and unemployment benefits to individuals and financial support for states, hospitals and businesses.

Foreign ministers spar over calling China source of Covid-19 pandemic at G7 meet

March 26, 2020 12:38 pm

As a result, just a day after G-7 finance ministers and central bankers issued a joint communique referring to the COVID-19 virus, the foreign ministers opted against releasing a group statement.

Explained: Why New York has emerged the epicentre of the US’s COVID-19 outbreak

March 27, 2020 8:53 am

High population density, air travel from epicenter Wuhan, and a public transport system used by millions. These factors may have led to a high infection rate in New York City

US warships sails through Taiwan Strait amid heightened China tensions

March 26, 2020 9:23 am

Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial and diplomatic issue and Beijing has never ruled out the use of force to bring the island under its control.

Coronavirus: US Senate approves $2 trillion stimulus after bipartisan deal

March 26, 2020 10:28 am

The legislation would send direct payments of $1,200 to millions of Americans, including those earning up to $75,000, and an additional $500 per child.

Coronavirus helps bring down Kosovo’s government, with nudge from US

March 26, 2020 8:34 am

The vote was partly the result of a dispute in recent days between Kurti’s party and its junior coalition partners about how to restrict daily life in the country of about 1.8 million in response to the coronavirus outbreak.


Tired of waiting for asylum, migrants from caravan breach US border

December 06, 2018 7:41 am

Some migrants may hope to defeat the odds and penetrate one of the most fortified sections of the southern US border

Modi in US, Day 2: Meetings with Obama, Ash Carter, grand welcome at USIBC gala

June 08, 2016 9:48 am

The Prime Minister said that a larger Indian economy has multiple benefits for the world

Narendra Modi meets Barack Obama: Taking bilateral ties to new heights

June 08, 2016 8:02 am

Narendra Modi laid a wreath at the Tomb of Unknown Soldiers and paid homage to Indian-American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla at Arlington National Cemetery.

Monster blizzard paralyzes eastern, southern US with snow

January 23, 2016 9:07 pm

A blizzard with gale-force winds paralyzed the southern and eastern United States on Saturday.

Born on the Fourth of July: Parades, Fireworks and Hot Dogs

July 05, 2015 11:06 am

Fourth of July celebrations as US marks its 239 years of independence.

US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

June 26, 2015 10:21 pm

The US Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.


Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

November 29, 2018 12:22 pm

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

Tracking the extent of #MeToo in India: News in Numbers

October 29, 2018 8:50 am

How big was India’s #MeToo movement? Take a look.

Fuel prices at an all-time high: News in Numbers

September 03, 2018 10:21 am

How the government is explaining the rise in petrol and diesel prices. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.

Beginning of the Gulf War: How Bush senior and Saddam Hussein's Iraq locked horns

August 07, 2018 5:11 am

On this day, US President Bush senior ordered US troops to defend Saudi against a potential Iraqi invasion by Saddam Hussein.

US decision was unfortunate: MEA on F-16 sale

February 18, 2016 3:21 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Thursday said it does not agree with the United State’s rationale that the sale of F-16 to Pakistan is for counter-terrorism activities. Swarup added that US decision was very unfortunate and will certainly convey negative sentiment, but the relationship between two countries is on broader level.

US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm

Pak stands exposed over Headley's claim: Rajnath Singh

February 11, 2016 2:31 pm

Trivandrum, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday asserted that the revelations made by David Coleman Headley before a Mumbai special court has exposed Pakistan, adding that New Delhi would still prefer cordial relations with Islamabad. Deposing from an undisclosed location in the US, Headley had so far told the special court that the ISI was helping different terror outfits in Pakistan and was providing financial, military and moral support. Headley, who had conducted recce of the places in Mumbai which were attacked by 10 LeT terrorists on November 26, 2008, also revealed that the outfit had initially planned to attack a conference of Indian defence scientists in Taj Mahal Hotel. He also said he had also conducted a recce of the famous Siddhivinayak Temple and Naval Air Station on directions of LeT commanders.

China-US: reef row gets real

October 27, 2015 3:22 pm

The USS Lassen reportedly breached the 12-mile exclusion zone imposed by China around the Subi and Mischief islands, part of the Spratly Archipelago.