US Deems Outbreak Of Monkeypox As Public Health Emergency: Health Secretary

The United States announced Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency on August 4, indicating that the virus poses a considerable danger to Americans stated President Biden's health secretary, Xavier Becerra. The designation frees up emergency money and removes certain bureaucratic barriers. This action comes as US President Joe Biden and Becerra have been under… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 09:21 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: USA, Monkeypox, public health emergency, Americans, RISK

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US president in video conference.

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Xi Warns Biden Over Taiwan: "Those Who Play With Fire Will Get Burned"

Chinese media said President Xi Jinping cautioned his American counterpart Joe Biden saying, encouraging Taiwanese Independence would be like playing with fire during a virtual summit on November 16. Notably, the goal of the meeting was to settle increasingly volatile relations between the two countries. However, the Chinese president gave an aggressive reply to the US on Taiwan's issue. ''Those who play with fire will get burned,'' added Xi… read-more

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 05:46 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: President Xi Jinping, Joe BIden, China, Americans, taiwan government

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Arthur Muir and Tsang Yin Hung.

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Fastest Woman, Oldest American To Scale Mt Everest Return Safely

Amid COVID-19, Hong Kong’s Tsang Yin-hung has become the fastest female climber to scale the Mount Everest in record 25 hours and 50 minutes. A teacher by profession, Tsang made only two stops from the base camp to the destination during her expedition. Another climber, 75-year-old Aurthur Muir, a former Chicago attorney also became the oldest American to scale Everest. Aurthur achieved the feat in his second attempt.

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 05:30 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: mount everest, fastest climber, Tsang Yin Hung, Americans, Arthur Muir

Courtesy: The Indian Express

PM Narendra Modi

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India To Be Greatest Rising Power Despite Pandemic, Says Saudi Report

A report published in a Saudi daily has claimed India to be the "greatest rising power" despite the havoc wreaked by COVID-19. It cites India's "remarkably stable" political structure as a prime reason. In an Op-Ed for Arab News, American foreign policy expert John C. Hulsman stated, "The [Indian] subcontinent is set for a golden era of renewed growth." India's demography also provides it a significant advantage, Hulsman added.

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 06:50 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Americans, India, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Times of India