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US approves new booster of Covid vaccines, ‘mix and match’ dose

Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised Covid-19 booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and approved "mix and match" booster dose for currently available approved Covid-19 vaccines. The agency on Wednesday authorised...

The White House unveils plan to roll out Covid vax for kids aged 5-11

Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The White House has unveiled a plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children aged from five to 11, pending the jab's approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "In anticipation of the FDA's...

India, US to reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, money laundering

By Arul Louis (IANS) India and the US have said they would reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, tax evasion and money laundering after a high-level meeting on economic and financial partnership led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Treasury Secretary...

India-US enhanced ties to boost research, health management: Minister

New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, on Monday commended the way in which India and the U.S. have enhanced collaboration in research and development which will advance scientific...

US pushes on with Covid vax plan as booster shot approved

New York, Sep 26 (IANS) The US government keeps pushing through its vaccination plan with a booster shot finally approved this week, and financial support has been provided to toughen up some school districts that suffer from salary losses...

Modi: Quad will bring peace and prosperity to Indo-Pacific, world

By Arul Louis (IANS) Quad will bring peace and prosperity to the Indo-Pacific region and the world with its positive approach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said at the start of the summit of its four leaders in Washington. "On...

After meeting Modi, CEOs see high potential for India to attract investments

By Arul Louis (IANS) India has great potential for attracting investments and manufacturing under the various programmes introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as companies try to diversify their global footprints, according to hi-tech CEOs who met him. "Because of...

Kamala Harris appreciates India’s vaccination efforts

By IANS Bureau (IANS) US Vice President Kamala Harris met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bilateral discussions. Please find below the full transcript of Harris' remarks before the meeting: "Mr Prime Minister, it is my honour to welcome you to...

Modi meets Harris ahead of first-ever leader level Quad summit

By Nikhila Natarajan (IANS) Black on white, white on black. At 3:19 p.m. Thursday, when America's first ever Indian American Vice President Kamala Harris welcomed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave for the first time after...

Modi arrives in US for Quad summit, bilateral talks with leaders

By Arul Louis (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the US to attend the Quad summit convened by President Joe Biden, hold bilateral talks with leaders and address the United Nations General Assembly. He was welcomed by US...

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Pegasus row: SC sets up committee to probe snooping allegations

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a three-member committee to probe the Pegasus...