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Biden pitches $6 trillion budget to ‘reimagine’ US economy

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has proposed a $6 trillion budget to “reimagine” the US economy and stave off Chinese competition, though driving the United States into record debt and with Congress first needing to give approval. Announcing the proposed spending,

China ‘closing in fast,’ Biden warns US Congress

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden proposed a sweeping new $1.8 trillion plan in a speech to a joint session to Congress, pleading with Republican lawmakers to work on divisive issues and to meet the stiff competition posed by China. The Democratic

In historic first, two powerful women flank US president

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden’s address to Congress broke a historic glass ceiling as two women – Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – sat behind the president for the first time in US history. The seating arrangement

Biden unveils $2 trillion infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden unveiled a $2 trillion infrastructure plan aimed at modernizing America’s crumbling transport network, creating millions of jobs and delivering a “once-in-a-generation” investment that will enable the country to beat China on the global economic stage. Biden

US Congress passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives gave final approval to one of the largest economic stimulus measures in American history, a sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that gives President Joe Biden his first major victory in office. The measure

US Congress formally certifies Joe Biden’s election win

WASHINGTON: United States Congress has formally certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory, hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol Building. The White House released a statement from Trump in which he pledged an “orderly transition”

India’s opposition seeks probe into Facebook’s treatment of Modi’s party

NEW DELHI India’s main opposition Congress party has called for a parliamentary panel to investigate favourable treatment by Facebook’s India team towards the country’s ruling party. Citing a report published a leading US daily, the party said employees of Facebook

US Senate approves $2 trillion coronavirus rescue plan

WASHINGTON: United States Senate and White House have reached agreement on a gargantuan $2 trillion stimulus package for the economy and millions of Americans affected by the coronavirus crisis. “At last, we have a deal,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

US lawmakers concerned over New Delhi’s havoc in Kashmir

NEW YORK: The US lawmakers have once again expressed concerns about the grim situation in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). Congresswoman, Pramila Jayapal said that she is deeply concerned by the Indian government’s actions in Kashmir. Democrats Sheila Jackson Lee, David