Trump lauds Indian-American scientists, researchers
The US president was responding to the Indian-American community's appreciation of his fight against the coronavirus. This is the first time that a president has recognised the scientific and research talent of the Indian-American community.
Trump says up to 100,000 Americans may die from coronavirus
"We're going to lose anywhere from 75, 80 to 100,000 people. That's a horrible th...
Legislation introduced in US to give Green Cards to foreign nurses, doctors
The legislation would send green cards to 25,000 nurses and 15,00...
Indian-American woman elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Renu Khator, an Indian-American university chancellor, has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences for her contributions in the fields of education and academic leadership.
Donald Trump hopeful to have COVID-19 vaccine by end of this year
Trump formally announced "Operation Warp Speed" to develop the COVID-19 vaccine as his administration mounted an unprecedented effort that involves the country's military to get a vaccine for the deadly disease before the end of the year.
US threatens to block China Telecom from serving American market
The top departments of the US government have endorsed cutting off Beijing-controlled China Telecom from serving the US market because of legal and security risks, the Justice Department announced on Thursday.
Over 1 lakh people to welcome President Trump at Motera Stadium: Vijay Rupani
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Feb 17 (ANI): Ahead of President of the United States Donald Trump visit to India, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupan...
Indian-American Ro Khanna appointed to White House COVID-19 advisory council
Khanna, 43, is the only Indian-American lawmaker to be named to the White House's Opening Up America Again Congressional Group which comprises Congressmen from both the Republican and the Democratic parties.
COVID-19 cases in US crosses 1 million-mark; death toll exceeds American fatalities in Vietnam War
The US became the first country in the world to have more than one million cases of coronavirus. It accounts for nearly one-third of the 3.1 million cases globally. With 58,355 deaths so far, the US also accounts for one-fourth of the over 213,000 global fatalities.
Coronavirus: US president Donald Trump to look into legislation proposing to sanctions on China
The legislation was introduced by Senator Lindsey Graham and eight other senators on Tuesday. The COVID-19 Accountability Act mandates the president to make a certification to Congress within 60 days that China has provided a full and complete accounting to any COVID-19 investigation led by the US, its allies or UN affiliates such as the World Health Organization and has closed all operating wet markets.
US limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak
Brazil has the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the world — trailing only the United States — with more than 350,000 cases and 22,700 deaths.
Working with India on COVID-19 vaccine development: Donald Trump
"I just got back a short while ago from India recently and we are working very much with India and we have a tremendous Indian population in the US and many of the people that you are talking about are working on the vaccine too. Great scientist and researchers," Trump said.
More Indian Americans may back Donald Trump after India tour
The bonhomie between the two leaders will certainly have a positive impact in the US among the Indian American community especially in states such as California, Illinois and New Jersey, which have large numbers of people of Indian origin, during the presidential elections later this year and there will be a larger number voting for the Republicans than the last time.
White House report blasts Chinese 'malign activities'
The 20-page report does not signal a shift in U.S. policy but it expands on Trump's get-tough rhetoric that he hopes will resonate with voters angry about China's handling of the disease outbreak that has left tens of millions of Americans out of work.
When did coronavirus arrive in the US? Here’s a review of the evidence
There is some evidence that the virus began getting a bit of traction around the end of January. To seed that late-February emergence in the Seattle area, researchers believe the spread could have begun with a traveler who arrived in the region from Wuhan on Jan. 15, or it may have been another unknown case that arrived in the few weeks that followed.
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