Tag: Joe Biden

Tata Group makes compliance to ESG standards top priority

Tata Sons has sent a directive to heads of all group companies to urgently put together a dossier on how each company meets the environment,...

U.S. carries out airstrike against Iranian-backed militia target in Syria: Officials

The United States on Thursday carried out an airstrike in Syria against a structure belonging to what it said were Iran-backed militia, two officials told...

Joe Biden signs executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains

President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains across additional critical sectors of the US economy in...

Senate confirms Joe Biden’s choice for UN ambassador

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden‘s choice to lead U.S. diplomacy at the United Nations on Tuesday. The vote for Linda Thomas-Greenfield reflected a divide...

Big factor in COVID votes: Would Dems sink first Biden goal?

Democratic leaders have a potent dynamic on their side as Congress preps for its first votes on the party’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill: Would...

View: India needs climate bonding with US without burdening itself

By rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement on his first day in office on January 20, US President Joe Biden signalled that climate policy will be...

‘Too early to say’, says Donald Trump on running for President again in 2024

Former US President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeatedly dodged questions about his political future, saying it’s “too early to say” whether he will run for...

Time to renew ‘unique’ India-US partnership that can benefit a fifth of humanity: Amb Sandhu

New York: As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic and an economic slowdown, it is time to renew the promise of a “unique partnership” between...

China will ‘eat our lunch,’ Biden warns after clashing with Xi on most fronts

WASHINGTON | BEIJING: U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first phone call as leaders and appeared at odds on...

Chilling video footage becomes key exhibit in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON: Chilling security video of last month’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, including of rioters searching menacingly for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice...

Democrats to focus on “terrible toll” of riot as Trump impeachment trial continues

WASHINGTON: Democrats making the case that Donald Trump should be convicted of inciting the siege at the U.S. Capitol will focus on Thursday on the...

Huawei wont sell its smartphone division: Huawei CEO confirms

Huawei wants to reset its relations with the US wants to initiate and a conversation with President Biden, CEO Zhengfei reportedly told the international press. In...

Trump’s 2nd trial to start with vote over constitutionality

WASHINGTON: The Senate is poised to launch Donald Trump‘s second impeachment trial Tuesday, the defeated former president charged by the House with inciting the deadly...

US Secretary of State says Trump was right to take tougher approach on China

WASHINGTON: Former US President Donald Trump was right to take a tougher approach on China, newly-appointed Secretary of State Tony Blinken has said, reiterating the...

China gives Joe Biden’s dig at Xi Jinping lacking ‘D’ bone a pass; calls for managing differences

Beijing: China on Monday chose to ignore US President Joe Biden‘s comment that his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping lacked a democratic bone in his body...

United States offers to hold meeting of Quad heads

NEW DELHI: The US has proposed to hold the first meeting of the leaders of the Quad—India, US, Japan and Australia— to counterbalance China’s rise....

Explainer: How Trump’s second impeachment trial will work

WASHINGTON: Former President Donald Trump‘s historic second impeachment trial begins Tuesday, forcing the Senate to decide whether to convict him of incitement of insurrection after...

Supreme Court: U.S. Supreme Court scraps arguments in Trump-era immigration and wall cases

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday canceled upcoming scheduled arguments in appeals filed by Republican former President Donald Trump‘s administration defending his funding of...

Biden revokes buy American, hire American order

US President Joe Biden has revoked the ‘Buy American Hire American’ (BAHA) executive order of predecessor Donald Trump, which had resulted in high denials of...

Trump aimed mob ‘like a loaded cannon’ at Capitol, Democrats argue in impeachment

WASHINGTON: The U.S. House of Representatives Democrats who will prosecute former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial said in a brief filed on...

Joe Biden: Analysis: President Joe Biden threatened Myanmar sanctions. What are his options?

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Joe Biden, facing his first major international crisis after Myanmar’s military seized power, could impose a new program of sanctions, cut aid...

First Indo-US combat drill of Biden era in Rajasthan next week

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 01, 2021) NEW DELHI: India and the US are all set to kick off a major combat exercise...

India’s bid for permanent UNSC membership matter of discussion: Biden’s UN ambassador nominee

US President Joe Biden‘s pick for the ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, on Wednesday did not explicitly commit the support of the new...

In first call to India, US Defence Secretary Llyod Austin pledges to build, consolidate ties

NEW DELHI : The United States has reaffirmed its support to India, vowing to take it to new levels, in the first top-level conversation between...

FOMC Meeting Outcome: Fed maintains monetary stimulus, cites moderating recovery

By Matthew Boesler Federal Reserve officials left their benchmark interest rate unchanged near zero as they flagged a moderating U.S. recovery and reiterated a pledge...