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Sensex over 50K mark as Biden, Budget fuel fast recovery hopes...

Mumbai, Jan 21 | Positive global cues and expectations of healthy quarterly results, along with that of a supportive Union Budget FY22, powered the...

Amazon urges Biden to prioritise its workers for Covid-19 vaccine

San Francisco, Jan 21 | In a letter addressed to US President Joe Biden, Amazon has said that its essential workers who cannot work...

Biden’s 1st foreign leader call to be with Trudeau

Washington, Jan 21 | In a first phone call with a foreign leader since his inauguration as the 46th President of the US, Joe...

US Senate confirms Biden’s first cabinet nominee

Washington, Jan 21 | The US Senate has voted to confirm Avril Haines as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) within hours of President Joe...

Biden revokes permit for controversial Keystone XL pipeline

Washington, Jan 21 | US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to revoke the existing presidential permit for the controversial Keystone XL...

Palestine’s Abbas congratulates Biden

Ramallah, Jan 21 | Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas congratulated Joe Biden for his inauguration as the new President of the US and Kamala Harris...

EU officials express readiness to work with Biden admin

Brussels, Jan 21 | Top officials of the European Union (EU) welcomes the inauguration of Joe Biden as the new US President and expressing...

Israeli leaders congratulate Biden

Tel Aviv, Jan 21 | Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu havecongratulated Joe Biden as he was sworn in as the...

Biden urged to adopt fair path towards Palestinian cause

Ramallah, Jan 21 | A senior Palestinian official has called on the newly sworn in US President Joe Biden to adopt a fair path...

NASA administrator departs, Biden may pick a woman chief

Washington, Jan 21 | NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has officially stepped down from his role as the administrator of the US space agency, as...

Dalai Lama congratulates US President Biden

Dharamsala, Jan 21 | Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Thursday wrote to Joe Biden to offer his profound congratulations to the latter...

Big Tech hails President Biden’s immigration reforms

San Francisco, Jan 21 | Tech giants like Apple and Google rallied behind the new US President Joe Biden as he signed two executive...

China sanctions top Trump officials after Biden takes office (Ld)

Beijing, Jan 21 | A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced on Thursday that the government has decided to impose sanctions against former US Secretary...

Twitter restarts Biden’s @POTUS account with zero followers

San Francisco, Jan 21 | Twitter has removed all followers from @POTUS and @WhiteHouse account rather than transferring the accounts existing followers over to...

US rejoins Paris climate pact, WHO under Biden (Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 21 | Getting to work soon after the inauguration festivities, President Joe Biden has signed orders for the US...

Biden reverses US withdrawal from WHO

Washington, Jan 21 | US President Joe Biden has reversed the US process of withdrawing from the World Health Organization (WHO).Hours after being sworn...

Biden appoints Jagadesan as acting USIDFC head

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 21 | President Joe Biden as appointed Dev Jagadesan as the acting head of the US International Development Finance...

US President Joe Biden’s inaugural address: Full transcript

New York, Jan 21 | Below is the full text of US President Joe Biden's inaugural address after he was sworn in as the...

Harris, Biden take over leadership of fractured US with call for...

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 21 | Kamala Devi Harris made history at the stroke of noon on Wednesday becoming the first vice president...

Rahul Gandhi wishes US President Biden, VP Harris

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated people of the US after President Joe Biden and Vice...

Democracy has prevailed, says US President Joe Biden

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | A few minutes before noon on Wednesday, Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United...

In historic rite, Biden, Harris sworn-in to lead US

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 20 | Joe Biden was sworn-in as President and Kamala Harris as Vice President in a historic ceremony to...

Joe Biden sworn in as US President

Washington, Jan 20 | Joe Biden was on Wednesday noon sworn-in as President of the United States.A short while after Vice President Kamala...

Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration ceremony underway

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | The inauguration ceremony that will transfer power to US President-elect Joe Biden is unfolding at the US...

Biden starts off inauguration day with Catholic church service

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 20 | Joe Biden, only the second Catholic to be elected President of the United States, started the inauguration...

Under Biden, America will be a force for good again (Comment)

BY FRANK F. ISLAMWith the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, America is closing one of the darkest...

‘Your time’: Obama congratulates Biden

Washington, Jan 20 | Former US President Barack Obama on Wednesday congratulated his former deputy, Joe Biden, who is also set to take over...

Trump leaves Biden a note in White House

Washington, Jan 20 | Outgoing US President Donald Trump, who has not even once referred to his successor Joe Biden by name despite belatedly...

Rapper Raja Kumari happy to represent India at Biden’s inaugural galas

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Grammy-nominated Indian-American rapper Raja Kumari feels proud to represent India at the the AAPI Inaugural Ball: Breaking Barriers,...

Biden’s speechwriter Vinay Reddy makes his T’gana village proud

Hyderabad, Jan 20 | When the entire world is waiting to hear new US President Joe Biden's inaugural address, people in a remote village...

Greet new US Prez Biden via Snapchat lens from home

San Francisco, Jan 20 | The Joe Biden team has launched a Snapchat lens that will virtually take users to the Capitol Hill as...

Joe Biden’s to-do list on Day One of Presidency

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 19 | Day One of Joe Biden's presidency will kick off with a rash of executive orders. Covid-19 will...

India hopes for relaxed US visa regime under Biden

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi, Jan 19 | One of the biggest policy issues which will set the tone for the US-India strategic relationship...

Biden spokesperson dismisses Trump’s plan to lift travel curbs

Washington, Jan 19 | US President-elect Joe Biden's spokesperson has dismissed outgoing President Donald Trump's plan to lift travel restrictions on much of Europe...

‘Israel racing to increase settlements before Biden takes office’

Ramallah, Jan 19 | Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye said that the Israeli government was racing to build more settlements before US President-elect Joe...

US Covid cases top 24mn ahead of Biden’s inauguration (Ld)

Washington, Jan 19 | Reaching yet another grim milestone, the overall number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US, currently the hardest-hit country, has...

US Covid-19 catastrophe is Biden’s problem now

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 19 | At noon on January 20, 2021, almost a full year after the first coronavirus case was...

Biden to tap Rohit Chopra for financial oversight role

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | US President-elect Joe Biden is all set to nominate Rohit Chopra of the Federal Trade Commission as...

The return of First Pets: Major and Champ Biden, maybe a...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 18 | On January 20, presidential pooches Champ and Major Biden will mark the return of First Pets to...

Profile: Biden elected to heal nation tortured by great divide

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 18 | Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr, becomes the American President after being elected as the last hope of his...

Biden names Indian-American Uzra Zeya as Under Secy at State Dept

Washington, Jan 17 | US President-elect Joe Biden has named Uzra Zeya, an Indian-American diplomat who quit her State Department job in protest against...

Biden releases plan for first 10 days to ‘unTrump’ US

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 17 | US President-elect Joe Biden has announced a masterplan for his first 10 days in office to "un-Trump"...

Facebook bans ads for weapon accessories before Biden event

San Francisco, Jan 17 | Facebook has announced to ban ads that promote weapon accessories and protective equipment in the US at least through...

Trump to fly to Florida shortly before Biden’s inauguration

Washington, Jan 16 | US President Donald Trump will leave Washington, D.C. on the morning of January 20 shortly before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration,...

Biden appoints Sameera Fazili to National Economic Council

New York, Jan 16 | Sameera Fazili, who traces her family's roots to Kashmir, is among the latest wave of Indian American nominees to...

Biden names Vidur Sharma Covid testing adviser

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 15 | US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday named health policy expert Vidur Sharma as the testing adviser on...

Biden highlights growing economic divide in US

Washington, Jan 15 | US President-elect Joe Biden has highlighted a growing economic divide between those few people "at the very top" and the...

Biden unveils $1.9tn relief proposal

Washington, Jan 15 | US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill, which includes another round of direct payments to...

Biden’s Sunday inauguration rehearsal postponed: Report

Washington, Jan 15 | US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration rehearsal which was to take place on Sunday has been postponed due to security concerns,...

UN relief agency contacts Biden office for resuming funds

Gaza, Jan 15 | The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has contacted US President-elect Joe Biden's office on resuming American financial support to...

Business

Hero MotoCorp surpasses 100 mn cumulative production milestone

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 crore) units in cumulative production.The 100...