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US, India committed to taking on toughest challenges together: Biden

Washington | September 25, 2021 6:16:00 AM IST
US and India are committed to taking on the toughest challenges both countries face together, said President Joe Biden on Friday after meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..
 

President Biden feels India should have permanent seat in UNSC: MEA

Washington | September 25, 2021 7:16:01 AM IST
US President Joe Biden feels that India should have a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday (local time).... read..
 

Quad countries have common vision for future, to take on key challenges of our age, says Biden

Washington | September 25, 2021 12:46:06 AM IST
Welcoming the Quad leaders for the first in-person meeting, US President said that the grouping has a common vision for the future and has come together to take on key challenges including COVID-19 and climate change.... read..
 

Biden announces 'Quad fellowship' at Leaders' Summit in Washington

Washington DC | September 25, 2021 12:46:02 AM IST
Noting the excellent progress made by the Quad, US President Joe Biden on Friday announced a new "fellowship" for the students of the member countries to pursue advanced degrees in "stem programs" here in the United States.... read..
 

At meet with PM Modi, Biden highlights Kamala Harris' Indian roots, calls her mother 'remarkable woman'

Washington | September 25, 2021 2:46:00 AM IST
US President Joe Biden on Friday (local time) pointed out his deputy Kamala Harris' Indian connection during his first in-person meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called her mother Shyamala Gopalan, who was from India, "remarkable woman".... read..
 

Indian press 'much better behaved' than US media: Biden at meet with PM Modi

Washington | September 25, 2021 3:16:01 AM IST
During his first in-person bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden on Friday said that the Indian press is "much better behaved" than the American media.... read..
 

At meet with PM Modi, Biden appreciated India's decision to resume COVID vaccine exports: MEA

Washington | September 25, 2021 3:46:01 AM IST
During his first in-person meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden appreciated the decision of the Government of India to resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines from October, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla.... read..
 

Cousin Biden? President reminiscences about possible Indian relative

New York |Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Vice President Kamala Harris is an Indian American, but could President Joe Biden also claim an Indian link and be a cousin of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi?... read..
 

PM Modi raises issues of Indian professionals including H-1B Visas with Biden: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Washington | September 25, 2021 1:16:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first-ever in-person meeting with US President Joe Biden raised a number of issues involving the Indian community in the US, including access for Indian professionals in the country and spoke about the H-1B visas, Forei... read..
 

PM Modi invites US President Biden to visit India

Washington | September 25, 2021 5:16:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited US President Joe Biden to visit India, said the Ministry of External Affairs, adding that New Delhi looks forward to the visit of the US leader at the "earliest and mutual convenience".... read..
 

Indian-Americans gather outside White House ahead of crucial PM Modi, Biden meet

Washington | September 24, 2021 8:46:01 PM IST
A large number of Indian-Americans have started gathering outside the White House ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival to hold a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden on Friday.... read..
 

Launching new chapter in history of India US ties, taking on some of the toughest challenges, says Biden during bilateral talks

Washington | September 24, 2021 11:16:31 PM IST
During the bilateral talks between the two countries, President Joe Biden said that India and the US are launching a new chapter in historical ties and taking on some of the toughest challenges.... read..
 

PM Modi, Biden hold bilateral meeting at White House, discuss trade, Indo-Pacific, COVID-19

Washington | September 24, 2021 11:16:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Friday held their first bilateral meeting since the latter assumed office and discussed progress in ties and issues related to trade, COVID-19, climate change and stability in the Indo-Pacific.... read..
 

President Biden made unique efforts on COVID-19 pandemic, Quad, climate change, says PM Modi

US | September 24, 2021 10:46:13 PM IST
During the meeting with US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised him for his efforts in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and promoting Quad.... read..
 

US, India ties can help in solving lot of global challenges: Biden

Washington | September 24, 2021 10:46:15 PM IST
US President Joe Biden on Friday said that ties between the US and India ties can help in solving "a lot of global challenges."... read..
 

PM Modi arrives at White House for bilateral meeting with Biden

Washington | September 24, 2021 9:16:11 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the White House for a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden here on Friday.... read..
 

Modi, Biden to discuss Afghanistan, 'front and centre issues': US official

New York |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
President Joe Biden is looking forward to his bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and they will discuss Afghanistan and priority areas that India is "front and centre of", according to a senior administration official.... read..
 

Gandhiji's 'trusteeship' concept would be important for our planet in times to come: PM Modi to President Biden

Washington | September 24, 2021 10:46:09 PM IST
After President Joe Biden said that the US would celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Mahatma's 'trusteeship' concept would be important for our planet in times to come.... read..
 

PM Modi to hold first in-person bilateral talks with US President Joe Biden today

Washington | September 24, 2021 2:16:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday (local time) during his three-day visit to the United States.... read..
 

PM Modi to meet Biden, take part in Quad summit on second day of US visit

Washington | September 24, 2021 8:46:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden and take part in the first in-person summit meeting of Quad leaders on the second day of his significant visit to the US.... read..
 

Biden administration prepares for possible govt shutdown

Washington |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
The Joe Biden administration is preparing for a possible government shutdown in the event that current funding runs out on September 30, White House press secretary Jen Psaki has said.... read..
 

PM Modi meets Joe Biden at White House

Washington | September 24, 2021 9:16:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Joe Biden here on Friday at the White House here for bilateral meeting.... read..
 

Modi-Biden meet: POTUS goes off script, tells about 'five Bidens' from his Mumbai visit

By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington | September 24, 2021 11:46:05 PM IST
US President Joe Biden went off-script while meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House and recalled his visit to Mumbai as the Vice President and joked about his connection with India.... read..
 

US President Biden taking initiatives to implement his vision for India-US ties: PM Modi

Washington | September 24, 2021 9:46:01 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said US President Joe Biden is taking initiatives to implement his vision for India-US relations.... read..
 

Macron, Biden to meet in Oct over AUKUS deal

Paris |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron and his US counterpart Joe Biden have agreed to meet in October in Europe over the controversial Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) security partnership.... read..
 

Biden says Quad partnership 'elevated', US will defend allies

United Nations |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that the Quad alliance of India, the US, Japan and Australia has been "elevated", as he declared that Washington will stand up for its allies and friends.... read..
 

PM Modi, Biden committed to Quad, bilateral ties, says Indian envoy

Washington | September 22, 2021 11:46:15 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden are "committed to the Quad and the bilateral relationship," said Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Wednesday.... read..
 

AUKUS: Macron, Biden agree 'open consultations among allies' could have avoided crisis

Washington DC | September 22, 2021 11:46:09 PM IST
Almost a week after the announcement of the Australia-UK-US (AUKUS) trilateral security pact, US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke on September 22 and decided to start in-depth consultations aimed at creating the conditi... read..
 

Biden's spending package faces hurdles in Congress

Washington |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Democrats are facing hurdles as they try to pass a $3.5 trillion spending package, experts said.... read..
 

Biden promises 'relentless diplomacy' in UN amid 'rift' with allies

United Nations |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has said in a speech at the UN that the US is opening a new chapter of diplomacy after ending the two-decade Afghan war.... read..
 

Biden calls Australia most reliable ally of US

New York | September 22, 2021 1:46:01 AM IST
US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) called Australia the most reliable ally of the United States and said that the partnership will advance on the vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific.... read..
 

Bilateral meeting between President Biden, PM Modi will present opportunity to discuss how to deal with Taliban, says expert

Washington | September 22, 2021 5:46:06 AM IST
The bilateral meeting between US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a chance to discuss a variety of issues in-person including Afghanistan and how to deal with Taliban, senior fellow in the foreign policy programme at Brookings Insti... read..
 

Biden plays down chances of UK-US trade pact

New York |Wednesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
US President Joe Biden has played down the chances of a post-Brexit free trade deal between his government and the UK, as he held talks with Boris Johnson at the White House.... read..
 

Biden, Johnson stress action on climate change, advancing cooperation in Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific

Washington | September 22, 2021 7:46:13 AM IST
US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday (local time) stressed upon climate change and agreed to continue cooperation in Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific in Oval Office meeting on the sidelines of the 76th session of the Unite... read..
 

Small aircraft intercepted from New York restricted flight area as Biden addresses UNGA

Washington | September 22, 2021 8:46:00 AM IST
A small aircraft on Tuesday (local time) entered the Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) area in New York City while the United Nations General Assembly with participation from world leaders had commenced.... read..
 

I am not Donald Trump: Biden assures UNGA

United Nations |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
It wasn't that Joe Biden vacated the time-tested plank of America First outright. No resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue can. But blame it on the pummelling he and Kamala Harris got on their messy exit from Kabul or the frontal challenge to their authori... read..
 

Quad partnership to help produce 1 bn Covid vaccine doses in India to boost global supply: Biden

Washington DC | September 22, 2021 10:46:17 PM IST
Highlighting the importance of the Quad grouping in the United States' COVID-19 vaccine initiative, President Joe Biden said that Washington's Quad partnership with India, Japan and Australia will help produce at least one billion doses in India to boost ... read..
 

President Biden meets Guterres, reaffirms 'strong partnership' between US, UN

Washington | September 21, 2021 7:45:55 AM IST
US President Joe Biden on Monday evening (local time) met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and reaffirmed strong partnership between the United States and the United Nations which, in particular, is based on common values that include respect for uni... read..
 

PM Modi to leave for US tomorrow, hold meetings with Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

New Delhi | September 21, 2021 4:16:07 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for the much-anticipated US visit on Wednesday morning where he will hold several bilateral meetings including with US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, confirmed Foreign Secretary Harsh V Shring... read..
 

PM Modi, Biden to discuss Afghanistan, cross-border terrorism: Shringla

New Delhi | September 21, 2021 6:46:27 PM IST
During his upcoming US visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will discuss the current regional security situation following the recent developments in Afghanistan in a bilateral meeting on September 24, said Foreign Secretary Harsh... read..
 

Biden seeks phone call with Macron amid submarine deal row

Washington |Tuesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
US President Joe Biden is seeking to hold a phone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in an effort to reduce tensions caused by a controversial submarine deal, according to officials in Washington.... read..
 

This is decisive decade for our world, says Biden at UNGA

New York | September 21, 2021 8:46:25 PM IST
In his first speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) since taking office, US President Joe Biden referred to huge losses around the world from the COVID-19 pandemic and said this is "a decisive decade for our world" which will "quite literall... read..
 

Bitter sting of terrorism real, we must remain vigilant to threat of terror: Biden at UNGA

New York | September 21, 2021 11:16:28 PM IST
Asserting that the bitter sting of terrorism is real, US President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that the world must remain vigilant against global and domestic terrorism, adding that Washington will work with local partners to decrease the need for large mil... read..
 

US not seeking a new Cold War, says Biden at UNGA

New York | September 21, 2021 9:46:16 PM IST
In his address to the 76th high-profile meeting of the UNGA, US President Joe Biden said that Washington is not seeking to re-enter a global era of conflict akin to the decades-long standoff with the Soviet Union, local media reported.... read..
 

Musk mocks Biden for not appreciating SpaceX's historic civilian flight

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Tech billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter to mock US President Joe Biden for failing to congratulate his company SpaceX's historic space flight.... read..
 

World stands at 'inflection point' in history, we are not seeking a new Cold War, says Biden at UNGA

By Reena Bhardwaj

New York | September 21, 2021 10:16:25 PM IST
US President Joe Biden delivered his debut speech to delegates at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday morning, calling the next 10 years a "decisive decade for our world" and declaring the world stands at an "inflection point in history"... read..
 

US putting an end to two-decade-long Afghanistan war, will devote resources to making advances in future: Biden

New York | September 21, 2021 10:46:07 PM IST
US President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that the country is putting an end to the two-decade-long war in Afghanistan and will devote all the resources in making advances in the future.... read..
 

PM Modi, Joe Biden to hold bilateral meeting on September 24

Washington | September 20, 2021 8:15:56 PM IST
US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting on September 24, the White House said on Monday.... read..
 

'Biden administration to deport migrant crowds in Texas border city'

Washington/Houston |Sunday, 2021 1:15:07 PM IST
US President Joe Biden's administration has said that it would start to swiftly deport thousands of Haitian migrants crossing the US-Mexico border illegally and gathering under a bridge in Del Rio, a border city in south central US state Texas.... read..
 

Macron, Biden to speak over phone in coming days: French govt spokesperson

Paris | September 19, 2021 7:16:10 PM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron and United States President Joe Biden will speak to each other over phone in the coming days, said Gabriel Attal, French government spokesperson on Sunday.... read..
 

Imran Khan says Biden faced 'unfair criticism' over Afghanistan withdrawal

Islamabad | September 19, 2021 9:16:01 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan recently came to the defence of US President Joe Biden by saying that Biden faced "unfair criticism" over withdrawal from Afghanistan and it was the "most sensible thing" to do. Notably, Khan has not received any call fr... read..
 
 
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