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  • COVID-19 can persist in dust for a month: Study

    COVID-19 can persist in dust for a month: Study

    Researchers from the Ohio State University in the US, worked with the crews responsible for cleaning the rooms at the university where students who tested positive for Covid-19 were isolated.

    April 14, 2021
  • USA and Iran

    USA and Iran

    The agreement with the Western powers was concluded in 2015 and there has been a stalemate over the past six years.

    April 7, 2021
  • Whither moderation

    Whither moderation

    Ms Gupta, 46, was nominated to serve as Associate Attorney General. “I regret the harsh rhetoric that I have used at times in the last several years. I can pledge to you today that if I am confirmed, you won’t be hearing that kind of rhetoric from me,” she told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearing on Tuesday.

    March 13, 2021
  • White Fright

    White Fright

    No media pundit likes to mention the disenchanted white working class Obama voters who switched to Trump or stayed home. An estimated 6.7 to 9.2 million such voters deserted the Democrats in 2016 when only 40 thousand votes in several key states would have prevented Trump from ascending into and addling the White House

    February 28, 2021
  • Plularism and politics

    Plularism and politics

    For many the increasing corporatization of political life has made the US a false democracy. A major reason for this perception was the Supreme Court decision to treat corporations as individuals and allow unlimited contribution for campaigns and political activities. A new kind of New Deal for the next decade is also necessary to restore the faith of ordinary citizens in the political system.

    January 16, 2021
  • US House Speaker calls for President Donald Trump to be urgently removed from power

    US House Speaker calls for President Donald Trump to be urgently removed from power

    'This is an emergency of the highest magnitude,' the top-ranking Democrat in Congress said.

    January 8, 2021
  • US President Donald Trump signs $900 billion Covid stimulus bill after delay

    US President Donald Trump signs $900 billion Covid stimulus bill after delay

    The package 'providing coronavirus emergency response and relief' is part of a larger spending bill that, with Trump's signature, will avoid a government shutdown.

    December 28, 2020
  • Coronavirus cases in India cross 1 crore mark, Rahul Gandhi slams govt over failed lockdown citing numbers

    Coronavirus cases in India cross 1 crore mark, Rahul Gandhi slams govt over failed lockdown citing numbers

    'The unplanned lockdown did not manage to ‘win the battle in 21 days’ as the PM claimed, but it surely destroyed millions of lives in the country,' Rahul Gandhi said.

    December 19, 2020
  • Vacation in Virginia, USA

    Vacation in Virginia, USA

    Virginia, USA, comes with a storied past, loads of natural beauty, and a hint of magic. Here’s how to see the best of Virginia in 48 hours.

    December 15, 2020
  • Obvious ploy

    Obvious ploy

    The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act signed into law by President Donald Trump in 2018, stipulates that Chinese officials known to be involved in creating roadblocks for foreign and domestic citizens, officials and media who attempt to visit Tibet and/or are involved in rights violations there will not be allowed into the USA.

    December 10, 2020
  • Knight Riders Group to invest in USA-based Major League Cricket

    Knight Riders Group to invest in USA-based Major League Cricket

    The investment by the Knight Riders Group is part of a strategic long-term investment to help USA Cricket run the six-team T20 league.

    December 1, 2020
  • US President Donald Trump’s eldest son tests positive for coronavirus

    US President Donald Trump’s eldest son tests positive for coronavirus

    Trump Jr's positive test follows infections for a string of others connected to the White House, including his father, who was hospitalized, the president's wife Melania and Trump's youngest son Barron.

    November 21, 2020
  • Georgia recount complete, affirms Joe Biden win: Officials

    Georgia recount complete, affirms Joe Biden win: Officials

    The confirmation makes Biden the first Democratic presidential candidate to win the southern US state.

    November 20, 2020
  • Blueprint for Harris

    Blueprint for Harris

    It is hoped that in the interest of the USA and the world, President Biden would expose his deputy to foreign affairs with a helpful Secretary of State. The reason is that there have occurred many changes in the equations between nations as well as civilizations.

    November 14, 2020
  • White House is planning for President Donald Trump to serve a second term: Official

    White House is planning for President Donald Trump to serve a second term: Official

    Trump has yet to concede nearly a week after US media announced that his Democratic challenger Joe Biden had defeated him in the November 3 presidential election.

    November 14, 2020
  • In aid of humans

    In aid of humans

    Humanitarian intervention is a serious and comprehensive challenge to the sovereign state as it involves the invasion of territory using military force. The Westphalia system can only work if states recognise each other's sovereignty.

    November 10, 2020
  • US self-help guru sentenced to 120 years in prison for running cult-like organization of sex slaves

    US self-help guru sentenced to 120 years in prison for running cult-like organization of sex slaves

    Followers signed up for $5,000, five-day self-help courses, but some were then financially and sexually exploited.

    October 28, 2020