COVID-19: Pfizer booster shot to start by September 20 in US, hints Anthony Fauci

Washington: The US` booster shot campaign against Covid-19 will likely start with only the Pfizer vaccine from September 20, the country`s top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has said. The rollout for Moderna`s booster vaccine could, however, be delayed, CNBC news quoted Anthony Fauci as saying on Sunday. Although both drugmakers have applied to the […]

Florida: Former US Marine kills 4 including baby, wounds 11-year-old girl

Washington: A self-described survivalist in body armor shot and killed four people, including a woman and her 3-month-old baby boy in her arms, before surrendering to police in central Florida on Sunday (September 5), officials said. The shooter, identified as Bryan Riley, 33, a former U.S. Marine, also wounded an 11-year-old girl who underwent surgery […]

पाकिस्तान के लिए मुश्किल? अब इस काम के लिए दबाव बना रहा अमेरिका

Image Source : FACEBOOK.COM/IMRANKHANOFFICIAL / AP रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक, अमेरिका पाकिस्तान को एक ऐसे देश के तौर पर देखता है ‘जिसका अफगान तालिबान के साथ संबंध है। इस्लामाबाद: अमेरिका के एक प्रमुख मीडिया संस्था को कुछ महत्वपूर्ण दस्तावेज मिले हैं जिनसे ऐसे संकेत मिलते हैं कि अमेरिका के राष्ट्रपति जो बाइडेन का प्रशासन अफगानिस्तान पर […]

Taliban indicated they’d be reasonable in addressing Indian concerns: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Washington: India and the United States are closely watching Pakistan’s actions in Afghanistan, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Friday (September 3, 2021). In the limited engagement that India has had with the Taliban, the new Afghan rulers have indicated that they would be reasonable in addressing New Delhi’s concerns, the foreign secretary added. […]

Hurricane Ida: Joe Biden walks through storm-ravaged Louisiana, pledges to get people back on their feet

Louisiana: Giant trees knocked sideways. Homes boarded up with plywood. Off-kilter street signs. Less than a week after Hurricane Ida battered the Gulf Coast, US President Joe Biden walked the streets of a hard-hit Louisiana neighbourhood on Friday and told local residents, “I know you’re hurting, I know you’re hurting.” Biden pledged robust federal assistance […]

No rush for US to recognise Taliban, says White House

Washington: There is no rush to recognise the Taliban either by the United States or many of the countries that it has spoken to, the White House has said asserting that such a move would be dependent on what they deliver on the expectations of the global community. “There’s no rush to recognition from the […]

US exit from Afghanistan may help Pakistan delist itself from FATF greylist

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is hopeful that its role in clinching the US-Taliban deal will help it get the US support for delisting itself from the anti-terror watchdog Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list.  America has been insisting on verifiable action by Pakistan against key terror operatives under the Pak Anti-Money Laundering regime as a pre-condition for FATF […]

Withdrawal from Afghanistan best decision for America: Joe Biden

Washington: United States President Joe Biden said withdrawing the troops from Afghanistan to end the 20-year war was the ‘best’ and the ‘right’ decision for America. Biden said there was no reason to continue in a war that was no longer in the service of the ‘vital national interest’ of the American people. “I give […]

Never in history has withdrawal from war been handled so badly: Former US President Donald Trump

Washington: Former US President Donald Trump lashed out at the current US government and said that never in history has a withdrawal from war been handled so badly or incompetently as by Americans from Afghanistan. Trump’s comments comes as the United States flew its last military flight out of Kabul bringing back all of its […]

United States completes withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20-year war

KABUL: The United States completed the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan on Monday, ending 20 years of war that culminated in the Taliban`s return to power. Forced into a hasty and humiliating exit, Washington and its NATO allies carried out a massive but chaotic airlift over the past two weeks, but still left behind […]

Hurricane Ida likely to be immense, full federal aid to be provided: US President Joe Biden

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Sunday (August 29, 2021) has warned that Hurricane Ida will be a major life-threatening storm and has promised all the necessary federal assistance to the states that will be affected. Hurricane Ida made landfall in the US state of Louisiana as a Category Four storm on Sunday (local time). […]