US reports more than 1,000 Covid deaths in single day

The United States reported more than 1,000 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, equating to around 42 fatalities an hour, according to a Reuters tally, as the Delta variant continues to ravage parts of the country with low vaccination rates. Continue Reading

Editorial: Conducive climate

In a major foreign policy speech, US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said the Biden administration will put the climate crisis at the centre of its foreign policy and national security. Continue Reading

Taliban jeopardising agreement with US: Pentagon

In its first address to the media under the Joe Biden administration, the Pentagon has claimed that the Taliban was jeopardising the landmark agreement it signed with the US in February 2020. Continue Reading

NRIs critical for ties with US: Envoy

India-US partnership is built on the foundation of shared values and they are looking forward to working with the Biden administration, said Indian Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu in his Republic Day address. Continue Reading

There will be a positive engagement with Biden: UN

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the Biden administration will have a ‘very active and positive engagement’ a spokesperson for the UN chief said, underlining that Washington has a key leadership role to play across the international agenda, including in the Security Council. Continue Reading