Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in new war on Covid – Times of India

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden on Thursday tightened mask wearing rules and ordered quarantine for people flying into the United States, as he got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power. Signing 10 executive orders in the White House, Biden told the nation that the Covid-19 death toll would … Read more Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in new war on Covid – Times of India

Did The Simpsons Predict Kamala Harris’ Symbolic Purple Dress at Inauguration 21 Years Ago?

The Simpsons did it again, and this time, we aren’t even surprised. The internet is convinced that popular animated comedy series, one of the longest running shows ever, predicted US Vice President Kamala Harris’ purple outfit at the oath taking ceremony on January 20. On Wednesday, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris scripted history in one … Read more Did The Simpsons Predict Kamala Harris’ Symbolic Purple Dress at Inauguration 21 Years Ago?

Joe Biden respects successful ties between India and US, read White House statement

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden, who was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States a day earlier, respects the long bipartisan, successful relationship between the two countries, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her daily news conference. “President Biden, of course, has visited India many times, respects and values the … Read more Joe Biden respects successful ties between India and US, read White House statement

Facebook’s Oversight Board to Decide on Trump Ban

In the wake of this month’s violent insurrection at the US Capitol, Facebook suspended the account of the inciter-in-chief Donald Trump. On January 7, citing the danger that the president’s posts might incite further violence, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that the company would keep Trump off the platform “indefinitely and for at least the next … Read more Facebook’s Oversight Board to Decide on Trump Ban

New H-1B rule not valid, other changes on hold for 60 days

A proposed rule calling for changes to the employer-employee relationship in the H-1B non-immigrant visa programme will no longer be valid as it has not been published in the Federal Register. The Federal Register contains US government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices. The modification, proposed by the previous administration under Donald Trump, was … Read more New H-1B rule not valid, other changes on hold for 60 days

View: The Indian intellygentsia has finally found US politics worth following

What many mighty Americans were unable to swing — and Jacqueline Kennedy came the closest to achieving — Donald Trump, even as he officially exited last night pursued by a bear and replaced by another very pale White man, managed: to get Indians get interested in American politics With Joe Biden’s inauguration being watched on … Read more View: The Indian intellygentsia has finally found US politics worth following

How Biden plans to fight climate change – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden has said he will return the United States to the Paris climate accord as soon as he takes office, and is also widely expected to block an oil pipeline project in a move that threatens to strain ties with Canada. And that’s just the start. Experts say that after four years under … Read more How Biden plans to fight climate change – Times of India

Melania Trump’s farewell message for Donald Trump’s supporters ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration; watch

Washington: A day ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration, United States’ outgoing First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday (January 19, 2021) made a request to the supporters of President Donald Trump. In her farewell message, the First Lady Melania Trump said, “Be passionate in everything you do but always remember that violence is never the answer … Read more Melania Trump’s farewell message for Donald Trump’s supporters ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration; watch

Citizen Trump: What will Donald Trump do after White House? President’s next steps explained

By Tina Davis Most ex-presidents spend their time out of office playing golf, getting their libraries in order, making well-paid speeches, writing even more lucrative memoirs and biting their tongues about what the next guy is doing. Other than the golf, the road ahead for Donald Trump, a president who has never adhered to his … Read more Citizen Trump: What will Donald Trump do after White House? President’s next steps explained

One year, 400,000 coronavirus deaths: How the US guaranteed its own failure – Times of India

The path to beating the coronavirus was clear, but Kelley Vollmar had never felt so helpless. As the top health official in Missouri’s Jefferson County, Vollmar knew a mandate requiring people to wear masks could help save lives. She pressed the governor’s office to issue a statewide order, and hospital leaders were making a similar … Read more One year, 400,000 coronavirus deaths: How the US guaranteed its own failure – Times of India