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  • US President Joe Biden proposes sweeping new USD 1.8 trillion plan in his speech to joint session of Congress

    US President Joe Biden proposed a sweeping new USD 1.8 trillion plan in a speech to a joint session of Congress yesterday, pleading with Republican lawmakers to work with him on divisive issues and to meet the stiff competition posed by China.  President Biden also made an impassioned plea to raise taxes on corporations and […]

    Relationship between India and Netherlands is based on shared values of democracy and rule of law: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the relationship between India and the Netherlands is based on the shared values of democracy and rule of law. Holding the Virtual Summit with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte this evening, Mr Modi said that our approach towards global challenges like climate change, terrorism and […]

    Prince Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

    Britain’s Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth the II’s husband has died today at the age of 99. The Prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. In March, the Duke of Edinburgh left hospital after a month-long stay for treatment. Philip spent 65 […]

    US suspends all trade engagement with Myanmar until elected government returns

    United States is immediately suspending all engagement with Myanmar under a 2013 trade and investment agreement until the return of a democratically elected government, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said. Saturday was the bloodiest day of protests in Myanmar since the February 1 military coup with 114 people killed. Five more were killed yesterday when […]

    UN Secretary General António Guterres urges for decisive action to stave off debt crisis in developing world

    United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has urged for decisive action to stave off debt crisis in developing world. A policy brief issued by the UN Chief on Monday said that the steps taken to prevent debt crises across the world sparked by the COVID-19 crisis have not been sufficient to restore economic stability in […]

    Cargo ship ‘Ever Given’ freed from Suez Canal’s shoreline with its course corrected by 80 per cent, say Egyptian authorities

    The cargo ship ‘Ever Given’ which has blocked Suez Canal for almost a week now has been freed from the channel’s shoreline and seen its course corrected by 80 per cent, Egyptian authorities said.  The news has brought cheers amid expectations that traffic in the canal would soon resume, causing a fall in crude prices. […]

    US: COVID cases cross 30 million, higher cases in 30 states

    In the United States, COVID cases crossed 30 million coronavirus cases on Wednesday. According to a agency report, the states accelerated the vaccination process by lowering age limits.  Health authorities are racing to vaccinate in the face of the first uptick in new cases on a weekly basis since January. Against the advice of health […]

    Australia: Authorities in West Sydney plans to evacuate people from flood-affected suburbs

    In Australia, authorities are planning to evacuate thousands of people from flood-affected suburbs in west Sydney. The area is set for its worst flooding in 60 years with drenching rain expected to continue for the next few days. Unrelenting rain over the past three days swelled rivers in Australia’s most populous state of New South […]

    UNSC urges Somalia’s govt to organize elections without delay

    The U.N. Security Council urged Somalia’s government yesterday to organize elections without delay in a resolution that stressed the pressing threat to the country’s security from al-Shabab and armed opposition groups. The resolution, which was adopted unanimously, authorized the African Union to maintain its nearly 20,000-strong force in Somalia until the end of the year with a mandate […]

    US, Australia, India & Japan agree to deliver one billion doses of COVID vaccine to much of Asia by end of 2022

    The leaders of the US, Australia, India and Japan have agreed to deliver one billion doses of coronavirus vaccine to much of Asia by the end of 2022. The joint commitment was made following the first leaders’ meeting of the  Quad countries held yesterday. The vaccines are expected to be the single-dose Johnson & Johnson […]