Ajay Bangan

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Indian Origin Ajay Bangan To Take Over As World Bank President

Indian-Origin Ajay Singh Banga is the new President of the World Bank. Nominated by the USA President Joe Biden, Ajay Bangan's appointment was approved by the 25-member panel of the World Bank, for a five-year term. With the IIM Ahmedabad MBA will take over the position of the World Bank as President on June 2. This is the first time in Indian history that Indian-origin appointed as World Bank President.

Thu, 04 May 2023 - 01:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ajay Singh Banga, World Bank, US President Joe Biden, Indian Origin Man, Maharashtra Man

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Brittney Griner

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Russia Court Convicts Brittney Griner In Drug Case, Biden Says "Unacceptable"

American Basketball player Brittney Griner has been convicted in a drug case and was announced to nine-years imprisonment. On August 4, a Russian Court announced the verdict in Drugs Case, when officials found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage at Moscow Airport in February. Meanwhile, United States President Joe Biden called out on Russia, demanding the release of Griner terming the verdict as "unacceptable".

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 01:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Britten Griner, Basketball Player, drugs case, Russia Court, US President Joe Biden

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US President Joe Biden

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US President Joe Biden Tests Positive For COVID-19 Again; Gives Health Update Via Video

Soon after his doctors verified that he had tested positive for COVID-19 again, US President Joe Biden shared a video on his Twitter profile, to provide an update on his health. Biden stated, "Going to be working from home for the next couple of days. And I'm feeling fine, everything's good." Kevin O'Connor, Biden's physician, stated the… read-more

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 01:41 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: US President Joe Biden, Health, Covid-19, covid positive, Twitter

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President Joe Biden

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Certain States To Detain Women Who Travel For Abortions: US President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden warned on July 1 that certain US states may attempt to detain women who cross state boundaries to have abortions after the Supreme Court eliminated the constitutional right to surgery nationwide. After the SC overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, thirteen Republican-led states prohibited or severely limited the practice. Biden said he thinks "It's gonna happen to the whole country that this is a gigantic deal… read-more

Sat, 02 Jul 2022 - 04:39 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: US President Joe Biden, Abortion, USA, arrest, Supreme Court

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US President Joe Biden

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US Agrees To Supply Ukraine With Advanced Rocket Systems

As part of a $700 million weapons package set to be presented on June 1, US President Joe Biden has agreed to give Ukraine with modern rocket missiles capable of precise strikes on long-range Russian targets. Ukraine is receiving high mobility artillery missile systems from the US. Biden wishes to assist Ukraine in defending itself, but he is opposed to supplying weaponry that Ukraine may use to strike Russia. 

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 11:05 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: USA, Ukraine, Missile system, Russia, US President Joe Biden

Courtesy: Zee News

Covid19 Vaccine

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US- EU Collaborating In Pathogen Monitoring, Vaccine Research: Covid-19 Summit

In the Global Covid-19 Summit hosted by different health experts of all the nations on May 12, US President Joe Biden and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen agreed to collaborate. Two leaders issued a joint statement and decided to cooperate on pathogen monitoring and vaccine research. US committed extra 200 million USD, European Union committed 450 million USD to the World Bank to prevent pandemic, global health security. 

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 02:35 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Covid-19, United States, European Union, US President Joe Biden, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen, World Bank

Courtesy: aninews