US, Russia hold new nuclear arms talks

American and Russian negotiators have concluded a round of nuclear arms control talks in Vienna, aimed at producing a new agreement to replace the New START treaty that expires in February — the last remaining pact constraining the arsenals of the world’s two major nuclear powers. Continue Reading

Search for a COVID-19 vaccine heats up in China, US

Three potential COVID-19 vaccines are making fast progress in early-stage testing in volunteers in China and the U.S., but it’s still a long road to prove if they’ll really work. Continue Reading

US shuts down border with Mexico and Canada

The US has announced the closure of its northern border with Canada and the southern border with Mexico for all non-essential travel from 21 March. Continue Reading

Biden sweeps three US states

Former Vice President Joe Biden has claimed victory over Senator Bernie Sanders in the crucial primaries in the three US states, inching closer in the race to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee to face President Donald Trump in November’s election. Continue Reading

Trump’s trip demonstrates value US places on ties with India: Pompeo

President Donald Trump’s just-concluded India trip demonstrated the value the United States placed on its ties with New Delhi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said.Trump’s “first official trip to India this week demonstrates the value the US places on the US-India partnership”, Pompeo said in a tweet on Thursday. Continue Reading

Trump holds meeting with Modi, finalises defence deals

India and the US on Tuesday finalised defence deals worth $3 billion, and signed three MoUs, including one in energy sector, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the two countries have decided to take Indo-US ties to comprehensive global partnership level. Continue Reading

US, Taliban close to signing agreement

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Tuesday he is cautiously optimistic that there could be a US agreement with the Taliban over the next days or weeks, but a withdrawal of American forces is not ”imminent.” Continue Reading

Texas gun laws saved lives in church attack: Trump

US President Donald Trump on Monday said gun laws in the state of Texas saved lives when a church security officer shot dead a gunman who killed two during a service Continue Reading

US-Indians hold events in favour of CAA

Members of the Indian diaspora held events at different places here to express their support for the amended Citizenship Act, terming it as a historic step taken by the Indian government. Continue Reading

‘Darbar’ to be premiered in US

Prime Media in association with Kal Raman and G2G1 International is all set to premiere RajinikanthÂ’s Darbar, bankrolled by Lyca Productions and directed by AR Murugadoss in USA on 8 January Continue Reading