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US President Joe Biden ‘heartbroken’ over deadly attack at Capitol, slain cop hailed as ‘martyr’

"Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the US Capitol grounds, which killed Officer William Evans of the US Capitol Police, and left a fellow officer fighting for his life," President Biden said in a statement.

Apr 03, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

It's terrible, absolutely outrageous: US President Joe Biden on civilian killings during Myanmar coup protests

US President Joe Biden has expressed outrage over the recent killings of innocent people by the security forces in Myanmar.

Mar 29, 2021, 09:15 AM IST

Americans may still need to wear face masks to fight coronavirus in 2022: Anthony Fauci

Americans may still need to wear masks in 2022 even as the country relaxes other restrictions to combat COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said on Sunday (February 21). While daily infection rates are coming down dramatically, thousands of Americans still die every day from the virus.

Feb 21, 2021, 23:31 PM IST

US President Joe Biden speaks to China's Xi Jinping for two straight hours; know what the leaders spoke about

China has been building military bases on artificial islands in the region also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. "President Biden underscored his fundamental concerns about Beijing's coercive and unfair economic practices, the crackdown in Hong Kong, human rights abuses in Xinjiang, and increasingly assertive actions in the region, including toward Taiwan," the White House said.

Feb 12, 2021, 00:42 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi invites US President Biden, First Lady to visit India

In his first official interaction with Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed a host of issues with the US President and also took the opportunity to invite him and First lady, Dr Jill Biden, to visit India at their earliest convenience.

Feb 09, 2021, 06:53 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks with US President Joe Biden; know what the world leaders spoke about

In the first-ever direct conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden, the PM conveyed his best wishes on Biden's success. On January 27, the first official and public contact between the governments of PM Modi and the US President took place on with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and new US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin speaking.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:22 PM IST

Myanmar military coup: US President Joe Biden's statement directed at all nations, says White House

The White House had put out a statement saying the US opposes any attempt to alter the outcome of the recent election or impede Myanmar's democratic transition and will take action against those responsible if these steps are not reversed. Biden also released a separate statement on Myanmar on Monday.

Feb 02, 2021, 21:49 PM IST

US President Joe Biden's administration appoints Indian-Americans to key posts in Energy Department

In addition to the Biden-Harris appointees, David G Huizenga will serve as the Acting Secretary of Energy. He was most recently Associate Principal Deputy Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration and has been a career employee at the department since 1987.

 

Jan 25, 2021, 08:45 AM IST

'Joe Biden is not my President' trends in India after this tweet - how it all started

As Joe Biden took oath to office becoming the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20. Interestingly, #JoeBidenIsNotMyPresident started trending on Twitter in India. The trend caught the attention of netizens and an Indian user was traced as the cause behind all this.

Jan 23, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Donald Trump's diet coke button left Oval Office; check what other changes US President Joe Biden make: In Pics

Joe Biden plan starts with a national vaccination campaign in order to meet the President's goal of administering 100 million shots, which is enough to cover 50 million Americans with vaccines that require two doses, in his first 100 days in office.

Jan 22, 2021, 23:47 PM IST

Joe Biden planning to call Donald Trump after former US president left him a 'generous' letter?

US President Joe Biden had said that former president Donald Trump has left him a "very generous" letter in the Oval Office. Trump did not attend his inauguration, a rare for an outgoing president. It is customary for outgoing presidents to write their successors a letter and leave it for them on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.

Jan 22, 2021, 19:42 PM IST

How America's new President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will impact US-India relationship; White House says this

56-year-old Kamala Harris has become the first female, first Black and first Asian-American US vice-president thus creating history. She was born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother. The former senator was sworn in just before Joe Biden, 78, took the oath of office to become the 46th US President.

Jan 22, 2021, 18:14 PM IST

Indian-American man behind US President Joe Biden's speeches; meet Vinay Reddy with Telangana roots

Vinay Reddy Cholleti, an Indian-American from Telangana, wrote the speech that outlined Joe Biden's goals for his administration, focusing on healing from the current state of division in national politics. Reddy grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Ohio public schools from kindergarten to Miami University to The Ohio State University College of Law.

Jan 21, 2021, 20:13 PM IST

Donald Trump penned a 'very generous' letter to Joe Biden, viral note hits the internet

US President Joe Biden has claimed that his predecessor Donald Trump has left him a "very generous" letter in the Oval Office before departing the White House. It is customary for outgoing Presidents to write their successors a letter and leave it for them on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. "The President wrote a very generous letter. Because it was private, I will not talk about it until I talk to him. But it was generous," Biden told reporters in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2021, 09:49 AM IST

Inauguration Day: US gets its 46th President Joe Biden and 49th Vice President Kamala Harris; in pics

US President Joe Biden will attempt to jump-start the federal government`s response to the coronavirus pandemic with a string of immediate executive orders after his inauguration to lead a country reeling from its worst public health crisis in more than a century.
 

Jan 21, 2021, 03:30 AM IST

What is the 10 big things related to the 46th U.S. President Joe Biden?

In this video, know 10 big things related to the 46th U.S. President Joe Biden.

Jan 21, 2021, 02:42 AM IST

46th United States President Joe Biden one of youngest senators at age of 29 to oldest US prez at 78

Before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden represented Delaware state for 36 years in the US Senate. He has spent over five decades in Washington and has also served two terms in the White House as former US president Barack Obama's vice president. He has also been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction, which is the US' highest civilian honor.

Jan 21, 2021, 02:33 AM IST

Joe Biden ran twice unsuccessfully for US president; know when and why

Joe Biden was elected in 1972 at age 29 to the US Senate from the state of Delaware and remained there for 36 years before serving from 2009 to 2017 as vice president under Trump`s predecessor Barack Obama, the first Black US president. Biden unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 2008 before finally securing his party's backing in 2020 with strong support among Black voters.

Jan 21, 2021, 02:13 AM IST

Oldest President of United States sworn in, Joe Biden becomes 46th U.S. President

Joe Biden swear-in as the 46th President of the United States in the Capitol on January 20. His deputy, Kamala Harris, the daughter of immigrants from India, also swear-in as the new Vice President of the United States, becoming first black Vice President.

Jan 21, 2021, 01:58 AM IST

U.S: Donald Trump becomes 4th President to boycott inauguration ceremony of successor

President Donald Trump became the fourth president to have a regular scheduled inauguration of his successor and a boycott for the first time in more than 150 years to do so.

Jan 21, 2021, 01:56 AM IST