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Biden names 2 Indian-Americans to key jobs

Washington, April 16 | US President Joe Biden has named Radhika Fox and Meera Joshi, two Indian-American women already working in his administration, to...

Biden calls for de-escalation after sanctioning Russia (Ld)

Washington, April 16 | US President Joe Biden has called for de-escalating the ongoing tensions with Moscow after his administration launched diplomatic and financial...

Biden to meet S.Korean President Moon next month

Washington, April 16 | US President Joe Biden will receive his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in in the second half of May, the White...

Biden should appoint special envoy to Tibet: Sangay

Dharamsala, April 15 | Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay said that the administration of US President Joe Biden should appoint an envoy...

Announcing Afghan pullout, Biden asks India to ‘do more’ for Kabul...

By Arul LouisNew York, April 15 | US President Joe Biden has asked India and other regional countries to pitch in to help...

Biden announces complete US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

Washington, April 15 | US President Joe Biden has announced that all US troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan before September 11, a move...

Japan PM Suga to leave for US for talks with Biden

Tokyo, April 15 | Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to depart for the US on Thursday for talks with President Joe Biden...

Samsung thanks Biden administration for chip supply meeting

Seoul, April 14 | Samsung Electronics, the world's largest memory chip producer, on Wednesday expressed its gratitude to US President Joe Biden and his...

Biden to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by Sep 11

Washington, April 14 | US President Joe Biden wants to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11...

Biden proposes to hold summit with Putin (Lead)

Washington, April 14 | US President Joe Biden has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate border tensions with Ukraine and proposed the two...

As Biden sets 9/11 deadline for Afghan withdrawal, India invited to...

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, April 14 | India has been invited to an Afghanistan peace conference in Turkey to back up the slowed down...

Putin, Biden discuss cooperation over phone

Moscow, April 14 | Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden exchanged views on bilateral ties and explored areas of possible cooperation...

Biden meets executives to address semiconductor shortage

Washington, April 13 | US President Joe Biden and other White House officials met executives from 19 major companies to discuss the global semiconductor...

Biden picks new chief for border agency

Washington, April 13 | US President Joe Biden will nominate Chris Magnus, the chief of police in the city of Tucson, Arizona, to lead...

Biden hails Korean battery dispute settlement as ‘American win’

Washington, April 11 | US President Joe Biden on Sunday hailed the settlement of an electric vehicle battery dispute between LG Energy Solution Ltd....

Biden sets up commission to study potential SC expansion

Washington, April 10 | US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order establishing a commission to study the possibility of adding more seats...

Risky assets will benefit in next 100 days of Biden admin:...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, April 10 | Global investment analysts at a closed door JP Morgan huddle are betting that "risky assets" will cruise,...

US gun violence int’l embarrassment: Biden

Washington, April 9 | US President Joe Biden called gun violence in the country an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment", as he delivered a...

Biden supports Jordan’s king, affirming two-state solution

Washington, April 8 | President Joe Biden spoke with Jordan's King Abdullah II to voice US support for his leadership and affirmed the two-state...

All US adults eligible for Covid-19 vaccine by April 19: Biden

Washington, April 7 | US President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that all American adults will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccine by April 19.Biden announced...

Suga to meet Biden on April 16: Japan

Tokyo, April 2 | Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will hold face-to-face talks with US President Joe Biden in Washington on April 16, the...

Biden unveils $2tn infrastructure, jobs plan

By Arul LouisNew York, April 1 | US President Joe Biden has unveiled an ambitious $2 trillion plan to overhaul the nation's deteriorating infrastructure...

Biden proposes largest infrastructure, jobs plan since WWII

Washington, April 1 | US President Joe Biden has announced a massive plan to modernise infrastructure, including the largest jobs programme the country has...

Biden names Indian American as Washington judge, dumps Trump nominee

By Arul LouisNew York, March 31 | US President Joe Biden has nominated an Indian American to be a judge in the local court...

POK Prez urges Biden to intervene in Kashmir conflict

By Hamza AmeerIslamabad, March 30 | Sardar Masood Khan, the President of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), has called on US President Joe Biden's administration...

90% adult Americans eligible to be vaccinated in 3 weeks: Biden

Washington, March 30 | US President Joe Biden has said 90 per cent of adult Americans will be eligible to get Covid-19 vaccination in...

Myanmar violence outrageous, US working on sanctions: Biden

Washington, March 29 | US President Joe Biden on Sunday called the military violence in Myanmar "absolutely outrageous" and said Washington was working...

Biden to nominate Vietnam envoy as Asst Secy of State for...

Washington, March 27 | US President Joe Biden announced his decision to nominate the country's incumbent Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink to serve as...

Biden invites Modi to climate summit (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, March 27 | US President Joe Biden has invited 40 heads of state, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

N.Korea deems Biden’s response to missile tests ‘provocation’

Seoul, March 27 | North Korea deemed US President Joe Biden's criticism of its missile tests this week a wrong first step, according to...

Biden nominates Indian American as Labour Department solicitor

By Arul LouisNew York, March 26 | US President Joe Biden has nominated Seema Nanda, a former CEO of the Democratic National Committee (DNC),...

Biden calls state efforts to restrict voting ‘sick’

Washington, March 26 | US President Joe Biden has called efforts by several of the country's states to make voting in elections more difficult...

Biden announces 200mn vax doses in 100 days

Washington, March 26 | US President Joe Biden announceda new goal of administering 200 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Americans in his first 100...

Biden vows to improve situation on US border

Washington, March 26 | US President Joe Biden has admitted that he cannot completely solve what he considered to be the long-existing border problem...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan unlikely by May 1: Biden

By Arul LouisNew York, March 26 | President Joe Biden has indicated that the US is unlikely to meet the May 1 deadline set...

Biden says he plans to run for re-election with Harris (Ld)

By Arul LouisNew York, March 26 | US President Joe Biden is planning to run for re-election with Kamala Harris as his running mate."I...

US will ‘respond’ if N.Korea keeps firing missiles: Biden

Washington, March 26 | The US will "respond" to North Korea if it continues to escalate tensions by testing ballistic missiles, President Joe Biden...

Quad summit got China’s attention on commitment to Indo-Pacific: Biden

By Arul LouisNew York, March 26 | The Quad summit "got the Chinese attention" on their seriousness in holding Beijing accountable for its...

Biden, Rapinoe team up in fight for equal pay

Washington, March 25 | Football star Megan Rapinoe has joined US President Joe Biden at the White House to promote equal pay for women...

Biden picks Harris as point person for diplomatic efforts

Washington, March 25 | US President Joe Biden announced that he picked Vice President Kamala Harris as the point person in the country's diplomatic...

N.Korean missile launch not provocation, says Biden

Washington, March 24 | US President Joe Biden has said he does not consider North Korea's launch of short-range missiles as a provocation.The launch...

Biden administration weighing corporate tax increase: Yellen

Washington, March 24 | US President Joe Biden is considering an increase in the corporate income tax rate, as one of the tax proposals...

Biden condemns Colorado shooting, urges Senate to pass gun reform bills

Washington, March 24 | US President Joe Biden said he was "devastated" by the shooting a day earlier at a grocery store in Boulder,...

Biden nominates tech critic Lina Khan for FTC commissioner

Washington, March 23 | US President Joe Biden has announced to nominate leading tech anti-trust activist Lina Khan for the commissioner of the Federal...

Biden to make ex-Senator Bill Nelson new NASA chief

Washington, March 19 | US President Joe Biden is reportedly tapping former Democratic Senator Bill Nelson as the next NASA administrator.According to a report...

Biden orders flags at half-staff to honour Atlanta victims

Washington, March 19 | US President Joe Biden has issued a proclamation ordering flags to be flown at half-staff to honour the eight victims...

Putin invites Biden to online discussions

Moscow, March 19 | Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he would like to invite his US counterpart Joe Biden to an...

As border crisis intensifies, Biden says, ‘Don’t come over’

By Arul LouisNew York, March 17 | As a border crisis is building, President Joe Biden is appealing to people to not come to...

Business

Airtel Payments Bank increases day-end balance limit to Rs 2 lakh

New Delhi, April 18 | In line with the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) guidelines, Airtel Payments Bank on Sunday announced that it has...