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Iran Nuclear Talks Fail To Reach Agreement, Says IAEA Chief

Nov 25, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The latest round of talks over international monitoring of Iran's nuclear program did not lead to any breakthroughs, said the head of the UN's nuclear watchdog.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: US Hold Jamaica At 1-1 Draw

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US have 15 points going into their final six qualifiers. The top three nations qualify from North and Central America and the Caribbean, and the fourth goes to a playoff.


Countries Adopt New Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.

US To Allow Vaccinated Foreigners To Enter From Nov 8: What It Means For Indian Travellers

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An estimated three million visa applications from Indians wanting to visit the United States, either for work, leisure or academics, will flood the US administration once the travel restrictions are eased.


Amid The Capitol Riot, Facebook Faced Its Own Insurrection

It quickly became clear that even after years under the microscope for insufficiently policing its platform, the social network had missed how riot participants spent weeks vowing — on Facebook itself — to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s election victory.

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15 October, 2021

Bitcoin Soars Past $60,000 To Near Record High As ETF Hopes Rise In U.S.

Outlook Business Team

This is being suggested as a landmark event paving the way for the adoption of unregulated digital assets in the mainstream. Bloomberg had reported on Thursday that the U.S. SEC was preparing to allow the first bitcoin futures ETF.


15 October, 2021

US Unemployment Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers, with about 3% of workers doing so in August.


14 October, 2021

FDA Panel Debates Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shots For Booster

Associated Press (AP)

U.S. officials stress that the priority is to get shots to the 66 million unvaccinated Americans who are eligible for immunization -- those most at risk as the extra-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has burned across the country.


14 October, 2021

US Reaffirms Support For Easing WTO Rules On COVID Vaccines

Associated Press (AP)

The World Health Organization says that the vast majority of COVID-19 vaccines — largely produced in the U.S., Europe and Asia — have gone to the world’s richest countries, while developing nations have had relatively little access to them.


12 October, 2021

IMF Projects Indian Economy Would Grow At 8.5 Per Cent In 2022

Outlook Business Team

The forecast for the sovereign remains unchanged from its July update. However, the growth forecast is a three per cent drop compared to the 2021 forecast published in April this year.


09 October, 2021

China-U.S. Reps Hold Meeting On Bilateral Trade Issues

Associated Press (AP)

Under President Joe Biden, the administration has maintained the higher tariffs and other policies that have elicited complaints from Beijing but has sought a more cordial tone in discussions between the sides.


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07 October, 2021

India Flags Security Concern As US Deputy Secretary Of State Heads To Pakistan After Talks

Seema Guha

Ahead of her visit to Islamabad, US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman who is currently in Mumbai met with top Indian officials in New Delhi and reassured them of the US' commitment to fighting terror.


07 October, 2021

US President Biden And China's Xi Jinping To Meet Virtually: White House

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese leader Xi has not left China amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic and is not expected to attend the upcoming Group of 20 and COP26 summits in Europe in person.


05 October, 2021

US Congressman Declares October As 'Hindu Heritage Month' For Indian Americans

PTI

Hindus in the United States are celebrating October as the Hindu Heritage month, Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi said.


27 September, 2021

Stadium In Houston Named After Indian-Americans Who Envisioned Bringing Cricket To US

PTI

The India House in Houston has dedicated its stadium to founding members Durga Agarwal and his wife Sushila in an attempt to hold sporting events and promote cultural diversity.


22 September, 2021

China, US Unveil Separate Big Steps To Fight Climate Change

Associated Press (AP)

Chinese President Xi Jinping said his country will no longer fund coal-fired power plants abroad, surprising the world on climate for the second straight year at the UN General Assembly.


17 September, 2021

US Unemployment Claims Rise After Hitting Pandemic Low

Associated Press (AP)

Applications for jobless aid rose from 312,000 the week before, the Labor Department said Thursday. That was the lowest level since March 2020.


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17 September, 2021

World Shares Advance On Mixed Economic Data

Associated Press (AP)

Benchmarks rose in Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong but fell in Sydney. U.S. futures edged higher, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note was steady at 1.33%


Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
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