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Taking cue from India, US to ban TikTok

China and China-linked entities are about to learn a harsh lesson in global economics and survival. Antagonizing India and the United States and losing the two biggest markets in the world is one way to become irrelevant. ​​US President Donald Trump on Friday said he is banning TikTok, the Chinese video-sharing social networking service, following …

American people overwhelmingly backs India over China: Survey

American people overwhelmingly back India over China and prefer the US government to support New Delhi in possible Indo-China military and economic conflict, according to a survey by Australia-based think tank Lowy Institute. The survey published on The Interpreter by Lowy Institute explores US public views on potential military or economic strife between China and …

US House of Representatives passes amendment slamming Chinese aggression against India

The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, slamming China’s aggression against India in Galwan Valley and its growing territorial assertiveness in and around disputed areas like the South China Sea. The NDAA amendment was moved by Congressman Steve Chabot along with Indian-American lawmaker Ami Bera.

After US, India has done most Covid-19 tests: White House

After the US, which has carried out a record 42 million Covid-19 tests, India has done the second largest number of 12 million coronavirus tests, the White House has said. “With regard to (the coronavirus) testing, we’ve done more than 42 million tests. The second-highest number is 12 million from India. We’re leading the world …

Trump urged to ban TikTok, other Chinese apps

A group of 24 influential Republican Congressmen urged US President Donald Trump on Wednesday to ban TikTok and other Chinese mobile applications, stating that India has taken the extraordinary step of banning 60 Chinese-affiliated apps due to national security concerns.

Foreign students in US hold breath waiting for court ruling

Tens of thousands of foreign students in America, many from India, are holding their breath with eyes trained on a courtroom in Boston that will determine whether they can, at least for now, stay on in the United States if they take only online courses their universities and colleges are offering because of coronavirus fears.

US noted India concerns regarding F-1 visa issue: MEA

India on Thursday said it has conveyed its concerns to the United States regarding the new rule on F1 visa and urged Washington to keep in mind the role educational exchanges have played in the developing relationship between the two countries. The Trump administration has announced those F-1 and M-1 (non-academic and vocational students) visa …