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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...

Nearly two-third Indians want Bharat Ratna for Dalai Lama

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Two thirds of respondents in the IANS C Voter Tibet poll have endorsed the demand for conferring Indias highest...

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...

Democrats take control of US Senate

Washington, Jan 21 | The Democratic Party has taken control of the US Senate after Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three party Senators...

Harris breaks glass ceiling after three women failed

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 21 | Three women tried unsuccessfully to break the glass ceiling to reach the top positions of the US,...

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...

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...

Breaking barriers: Kamala Devi Harris is US Vice President (2nd Lead)

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | Moments before 11.45 a.m. on Wednesday on a gorgeous winter morning, Kamala Harris was sworn in as...

73.2% unaware where Tibetan Govt in Exile is

New Delhi, Jan 20 | In a surprising revealation, 73.2 per cent of people said that they didn't know exactly where the Tibetan Government...

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...

Kamala Harris becomes America’s first woman Vice President (Lead)

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | Moments before 11.45 am on a gorgeous winter morning on Wednesday, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in...

Nearly 80% believe India’s actions can bolster Tibetan cause: Survey

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Around 80 per cent of the Indians believe that the interventions by the Indian government can cap the human...

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...

Kamala Devi Harris sworn in as Vice President

Washington, Jan 20 | Kamala Devi Harris on Wednesday created history by becoming the first woman, first Black and first South Asian to become...

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...

Two-third Indians acknowledge Dalai Lama as country’s eminent spiritual figure

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Around two-third of Indians acknowledge Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama as an important cultural and spiritual influencer here,...

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...

62% Indians support idea of conferring Bharat Ratna on Dalai Lama

New Delhi, Jan 20 | An unprecedented 62 per cent of Indians support the idea of conferring the highest civilian award of India, the...

Kamala Harris rocks purple outfit, Emhoff in Ralph Lauren suit (Lead,...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | Kamala Harris is rocking a deep purple outfit designed by African American designers for her historic inauguration...

Almost half of India not really sympathetic to Tibet

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Almost half of India, mostly by virtue of misinformation or rather the lack of information, is not really sympathetic...

80% Indians support free Tibet

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Nearly 80 per cent Indians support free Tibet, as per the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll.This is significant and needs...

Anti-China sentiments run high when it comes to rights violation in...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Indians are willing to risk worsening ties with China on the issue of human rights in Tibet, as per...

Significant confusion among Indians about governance in Tibet

New Delhi, Jan 20 | There is significant confusion among Indians regarding the system of governance in Tibet, as per the IANS C-Voter Tibet...

Indians do not associate Tibet as China’s integral part

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Indians do not readily associate Tibet as China's integral part, as per the IANS C-Voter Tibet Poll. The survey...

62% Indians want to risk worsening ties with China on human...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Almost 62 per cent people of India are willing to risk worsening ties with China on the issue human...

26% in India feel human rights situation in Tibet is very...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Almost 26 per cent people in India feel that the human rights situation in Tibet is very bad, while...

53% Indians feel Tibet is underreported in Indian media

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Nearly 53 per cent of Indians feel that Tibet is relatively underreported in the Indian media and national...

Kamala Harris chooses royal blue outfit by Black designers

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | Kamala Harris has chosen to wear an azure and navy blue outfit designed by African American designers...

Bidens, top Congress leaders attend Mass ahead of inauguration

Washington, Jan 20 | Joe Biden, who will become the second Catholic to be the US President after John F. Kennedy, attended mass at...

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 Washington anti-climactically as ‘not regular administration’ ends

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 20 | Uttering what could be the epitaph for his years in the White House, "We were not...

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...

‘Letters to Kamala’ pour in, Harris says they ‘fuel’ her with...

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 20 | "I have been waiting for a girl vice president since...forever," girl scout Amelia Phillips tells Kamala Harris,...

Telugu anthology ‘Pitta Kathalu’ is about bold women

Mumbai, Jan 20 | Filmmakers Tharun Bhascker, BV Nandini Reddy, Nag Ashwin and Sankalp Reddy have come together to narrate stories about...

Blinken indicates US to continue backing India against China incursions

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 20 | Anthony Blinken, who is President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be the secretary of state has indicated that...

As Asians celebrate, Harris says she’ll ensure a pathway for community

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 20 | On the eve of her taking over as the path-breaking first vice president of Asian descent,...

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...

Kamala Harris to take oath of office on ‘second mother’s’ Bible

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 19 | A Black woman's Bible has featured in every single big moment of Kamala Harris' political career up...

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, US defence ties to strengthen further in face of rising...

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 19 | The defence relationship has emerged as a major pillar in ties between India and the US...

Remembering the modern-day genocide

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Holocaust Remembrance Day highlights the efforts of the national community to respond to , said the Reconciliation, Return...

In saga of immigration, Indians travel from exclusion to Vice Presidency

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 19 | The first Indian recorded to have reached the shores of the US is a man from Madras...

Kamala Harris resigns from Senate ahead of inauguration

Washington, Jan 19 | Ahead of her inauguration as the 49th Vice President of the US on Wednesday, Kamala Harris has formally resigned from...

Melania Trump asks to choose ‘love over hatred’ in farewell speech

Washington, Jan 19 | With just one day left for Joe Biden to be inaugurated as the 46th President of the US, outgoing First...

Fearful Washington hunkers down; fire disrupts inauguration rehearsal

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 19 | The Capitol area of Washington hunkering down under a pall of fear was put in a lockdown...

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...