Sunday, December 5, 2021

Putin, Biden to hold online meeting on Tuesday

Moscow |Sunday, 2021 12:15:08 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin and the US President Joe Biden will have a videoconference on Tuesday, RIA Novosti news agency has reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.... read..

Biden-Putin to hold talks over video call on December 7: White House

By Reena Bharadwaj

Washington | December 5, 2021 5:49:39 AM IST
US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold a video call on Tuesday, confirmed White House in a statement, as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over a Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border that'... read..

Biden signs short-term funding bill to avert govt shutdown

Washington |Saturday, 2021 10:45:09 AM IST
The US President Joe Biden has signed a short-term funding bill that will keep the federal government running through February 18, 2022, avoiding a looming partial shutdown.... read..

Biden signs stopgap funding Bill to keep US government open - White House

US | December 4, 2021 2:48:48 AM IST
Washington [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): President Joe Biden has signed a stopgap funding bill to keep the US government open, the White House announced Friday, after Democratic lawmakers managed to win enough support from rival Republicans to vote on t... read..

Scratchy voiced Biden suffers from nasal congestion, 'Frog' in throat

By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington | December 4, 2021 2:19:45 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has had an unusually scratchy voice and an occasional cough all week, prompting questions from the press about his health. On Friday the White House announced President Biden is experiencing nasal congestion and a "frog" in his thro... read..

Biden says US launching hundreds of family vaccination clinics to get shots in one stop

US | December 3, 2021 2:48:41 AM IST
Washington [US], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States is launching hundreds of family vaccination clinics across the country to provide locations where families can get COVID-19 vaccine and booster doses all in one place, President Joe Biden said o... read..

Biden vows boosters for all, expands war to Omicron, augments plan on schools, biz, winter surge

New York |Friday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
US President Joe Biden announced a country-wide plan to administer Covid vaccine booster doses for all adults, keep schools and workplaces open, expand free-at-home testing, new protocols for international travel, and bolster response and supply of treatm... read..

Biden unveils new national HIV/AIDS strategy on World AIDS Day

US | December 2, 2021 8:49:01 AM IST
Washington [US], December 2 ( ANI): US President Joe Biden has initiated a new HIV/AIDS strategy aimed at ending the epidemic by 2030, local news reported on Wednesday (local time).... read..

Biden to announce new actions to protect Americans against Delta, Omicron variants

Washington | December 2, 2021 9:48:46 PM IST
US President Joe Biden will announce new actions to combat COVID-19 as the country heads into the winter months and with the emergence of a new variant, Omicron, White House said in a statement on Thursday.... read..

Trump tested positive for COVID-19 just days before debate with Biden: Reports

US | December 1, 2021 8:19:05 PM IST
Washington [US], December 1 (ANI/Sputnik): Former US President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 three days before he was to face present President Joe Biden in their first presidential debate in September 2020, Guardian reported on Wednesday, cit... read..

Biden urges calm over Omicron COVID-19 variant, promises efforts for modified vaccines

New York |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:08 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has sought to reassure the country about the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, telling Americans that his administration was working with vaccine manufacturers to modify vaccines and booster shots should that prove necessary.... read..

Biden discusses supply chain issues with CEOs of Samsung, other firms

Seoul |Tuesday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST
US President Joe Biden met with chief executives of several major retailers and other companies, including Samsung Electronics of South Korea, to discuss efforts to tackle the global supply chain bottlenecks for the holiday shopping season, the White Hous... read..

COVID: Amid concerns over Omicron, President Biden reiterates importance of getting vaccine, booster shots

Washington | November 30, 2021 2:18:36 AM IST
As the concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19 are rising, US President Joe Biden on Monday (local time) urged Americans to get vaccine jabs.... read..

Biden expresses hope Japan would increase defence spending amid China's rise

Washington | November 28, 2021 9:47:48 AM IST
US President Joe Biden expressed his hope that Japan would increase its defence budget during a phone call with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in October, Japanese media reported on Saturday.... read..
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