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US Parliamentarian Rejects The Language For The 'Dreamers' Immigration Bill

Sep 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

This would've opened pathways to illegal immigrants, she said. Immigration allies of the Democrats would find alternate ways to provide citizenship to the dreamers now.

Efforts Under US President Joe Biden Administration To Partner With India

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The president of US-India Business Council Nisha Desai Biswal said there's a real whole government effort on the US side on partnering with India.


Wary Of Taliban US Citizens Live In Hiding In Afghanistan

The US citizens live furtive existence of hiding in houses for weeks, keeping the lights off at night, moving from place to place, and donning baggy clothing and burqas to avoid detection if they absolutely must venture out.

Top Doctors Say Not So Fast To Biden's Boosters-For-All Plan

Sep 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A key government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected Biden's plan to give COVID-19 booster shots across the board and instead recommended the extra vaccine dose only for those who are age 65 or older or who run a high risk of severe disease.


US Capitol Police Gets Ready For Rally Supporting January 6 Rioters, Includes US National Guard For Security

The Capitol police are taking no chances as they prepare for Saturday's rally at the US Capitol in support of rioters imprisoned after the violent Jan. 6 insurrection. They're working to avoid a repeat of the pre-inauguration attack.

18 September, 2021

'It Was Mistake, Offer Sincere Apology': Top US Commander On Kabul Drone Strike

Outlook Web Desk

The US had carried out drone strikes in Kabul, following ISIS-K suicide bombing at the airport.


18 September, 2021

First In Person QUAD Summit Shows US’ Indo-Pacific Pivot In Full Swing: Experts

Outlook Web Desk

US President Joe Biden will host the summit on September 24.


17 September, 2021

US Politicians Demand To Designate Taliban As 'Terrorist Organisation'

Associated Press (AP)

By introducing Preventing Recognition of Terrorist States Act Republican Senators are also aiming to sanction foreign individuals who aid Taliban, the interim governing organization which has UN designated terrorists in its cabinet.


16 September, 2021

Angelina Jolie Visits White House To Discuss Violence Against Women Act

Outlook Web Bureau

Angelina Jolie also briefly made an appearance at the White House press briefing room as she spoke with reporters about the need for the reauthorization of the legislation.


16 September, 2021

Biden's $3.5 Trillion Plan Crucial In Determining 2022 Midterm Fate

Outlook Web Desk

Among the Democrats' goals are priorities like universal child care and lower prescription drug prices that have been elusive for decades.


16 September, 2021

Authorities Estimating Afghan Evacuees In US

Associated Press (AP)

The US administration has requested funding from Congress to help resettle 65,000 Afghans in the United States by the end of this month.


16 September, 2021

US Lawmakers Pay Tributes To First Victim Of Hate Crime Post 9/11 Balbir Singh Sodhi

Outlook Web Desk

In the hate crimes following 9/11 attacks, nearly 3000 people from across 90 countries were killed in US.


16 September, 2021

US General Milley Defends 'Reassurance' Phone Calls To China While In Trump Administration

Associated Press (AP)

Believing Trump had a mental decline in his final days in the office, General Mark Milley reportedly called his Chinese counterpart and assured calling him in advance if the president would have ordered an attack. As the controversy stirs with revelations in a new book, Miller is quick to defend his actions. Biden is "confident" while Trump calls him "dumbass" and wants him tried for treason.


16 September, 2021

US Formulating ‘New system’ On COVID-19 For International Travelers

Associated Press (AP)

The US authorities said current travel restrictions will remain in place until the administration rolls out a 'new system' for regulating international travel.


16 September, 2021

US: Legislation Introduced To Provide Relief To Children Of Visa Holders Who Face Deportation

PTI

If successful, this law will benefit over 200,000 people, mostly Indians.


15 September, 2021

US Ignored Pak Role In Helping Taliban, How Will India Trust Us With Confronting China?: Rep Senator

Outlook Web Desk

Senators were discussing Pakistan's role in enabling Taliban rise to power. Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke about the “double-dealing by Pakistan” and “providing a safe haven” to the Taliban. Questions were raised about US's supposedly weak stance that could affect relations with India.


15 September, 2021

If We Attack, I'm Going To Call You Ahead Of Time: Top US Official Told China Before Trump's Exit, Reveals Book

Associated Press (AP)

A book by veteran US journalists offers shocking revelations. It also offers new insights into Trump's efforts to hold on to power despite losing the election to Democrat Biden.


14 September, 2021

Will Look Into Pakistan's Role In Last 20 Years: Antony Blinken Tells US Lawmakers

PTI

While facing angry lawmakers on the Afghanistan issue, Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State testified in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He also informed that he was not aware of Ghani’s plan to leave Afghanistan.


Photo Gallery

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

PTI Photo

An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
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