Tag: national security

Jammu and Kashmir: View: Fallout of Taliban on terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir

The Taliban has taken over almost all of Afghanistan and is flexing its muscles for global legitimacy. Here in India, there are voices of concern...

National Flood Insurance Program leaves out communities of color, lower-income Americans, report finds

This story has been updated to reflect that households in National Flood Insurance Program-participating communities do have access to the insurance. Less than 10% of...

Biden Expands Blacklist of Chinese Companies Banned From U.S. Investment

WASHINGTON—President Biden expanded a prohibition on Americans investing in Chinese companies with purported links to China’s military, adding more businesses to a blacklist that has...

Biden Administration Grants Haitians Reprieve From Deportations

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration is offering deportation protections to about 150,000 Haitians living in the U.S. illegally, amid worsening political and civil unrest on the island...

U.S. Declines to Impose Sanctions on Nord Stream Pipeline

WASHINGTON—The State Department cited the parent company and chief executive of a Russian natural-gas pipeline for sanctions but waived the penalties, clearing a hurdle for...

‘Gupkar gang’ built palatial estates, Modi govt built bunkers for jawans at border: Anurag Thakur

JAMMU: Union minister and BJP leader Anurag Thakur on Tuesday targeted the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) and alleged that the “gang” built big...

Banning of Chinese apps in India to loosen Communist party’s espionage work

The banning of Chinese apps in India is rampant and more than 260 apps have been already banned by India’s IT Ministry, as of November...

Bank workers could get COVID vaccines before most Americans

The American Bankers Association is seeking vaccine prioritization for bank tellers and frontline community-bank employees. An earlier version of this story suggested that the industry...

Biden warns ‘more people may die’ of virus if transition delayed

Wilmington: US President-elect Joe Biden expressed frustration Monday over Donald Trump‘s refusal to cooperate on the White House transition process, saying “more people may die”...

China can no longer rely on old model of development, time for change: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China can no longer rely on its previous economic development model of depending on global exports and must...

US elections 2020: What do polls say about the issues on the agenda for tonight’s debate?

By Giovanni Russonello At the presidential debate on Thursday, President Donald Trump may not be looking for an exact repeat of his performance last month,...

Induction of Rafale jets big and stern message to those eyeing India’s sovereignty: Rajnath Singh | India News

AMBALA: In a clear reference to China over the tense border row in eastern Ladakh, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the induction of...

China completes withdrawal of troops from 3 areas; another round of talks expected Friday

NEW DELHI: China‘s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday completed withdrawal of its troops from two more face-off sites in Gogra and Hot Springs in...

TikTok will exit Hong Kong amidst controversial national security laws

TikTok will pull out of Hong Kong within days, becoming the latest of several tech companies to react to the region’s controversial new national security...

Authorities mull NSA, attempt to murder charge against Tablighi participants who don’t show up for COVID-19 test

Kanpur/Guwahati: As coronavirus cases in the country spike, authorities have warned of invoking attempt to murder charge and the stringent National Security Act(NSA) against those...