At a time when the World Health Organisation (WHO) is dithering on granting Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has given clearance to Covaxin vaccinated individuals to travel to the US, albeit with a rider.
A powerful coastal storm knocked down trees and left more than 600,000 homes without power in the northeastern United States on Wednesday. The state of Massachusetts was the hardest hit, with 495,000 homes without power as of 9:00 am (1300 GMT), according to the poweroutage.us website.
The State Department is expected to announce Wednesday that the United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation – a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don’t identify as male or female. That’s according to a US official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity ahead of …
Kamala Harris was seen alongside President Biden almost every day in the initial days of the Presidency. Now she’s hardly ever seen with him. American political salons are boiling with discussion about whether she is distancing herself from Biden amid his falling poll numbers or if there is growing rift between them.
Starting November 8, Foreign air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to fly to the United States, with limited exceptions.
The US and Bahrain navies conducted Tuesday a joint exercise at sea, launching a series of drills integrating unmanned systems into regional maritime operations. The US Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain, announced last month it launched a new task force in the Gulf to rapidly incorporate drones and artificial intelligence into operations, saying Task Force …
A high level medical panel of US government advisors was meeting Tuesday to decide whether to authorize the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in five-to-11-year-olds, likely paving the way for younger children to get their shots within weeks.
This could be the last expansion of services by state-owned Air India before it transits to the Tata Group and the big bang expansion then. The Maharaja will be adding its highly popular US nonstops from next month as Uncle Sam reopens for fully vaccinated foreign travellers stating November 8.
The state-backed Russian hacking group that carried out last year’s massive SolarWinds cyberattacks is behind a new and ongoing assault against US and European targets, Microsoft said Monday.
US President Joe Biden will take part in a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Tuesday, the first time in four years Washington will engage at the top level with a bloc it sees as key to its strategy of pushing back against China.
US President Joe Biden’s Democratic allies are considering imposing a tax on the wealthiest Americans, a longstanding goal of the political left that could finally be enacted to pay for a massive social spending plan.
Two weeks before a new vaccination requirement kicks in for most foreign travelers to the US, the Biden administration detailed the new international Covid-19 air travel polices, including exemptions for kids, and new federal contact tracing requirements.
Indian-origin techie and travel blogger from US among 2 foreigners killed in drug-gang shootout in Mexico
A 25-year-old California-based Indian-origin woman techie, who travelled to Mexico to celebrate her birthday, was one of the two foreign tourists killed in a shootout between two drug gangs in the Caribbean coast resort of Tulum, according to media reports.
US nearing deal with Pakistan on access to Afghanistan in exchange for help in ‘managing relations with India’
The Biden administration is nearing a formal agreement with Pakistan to use its airspace for military and intel ops in Afghanistan in exchange for US support for Pakistani counterterrorism missions and helping Islamabad “manage relations with India” according to a CNN report citing classified briefings to lawmakers.
The test, conducted Wednesday at a NASA facility in Wallops, Virginia, is a “vital step in the development of a Navy-designed common hypersonic missile,” the navy said in a statement.
US officials are issuing new warnings about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive military edge and possible dominance over health care and other essential sectors in America.