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Joe Biden Lays Down Strict Conditions For US Aid To Israel, Calls Gaza Action ’Over The Top’

U.S. President Joe Biden has called Israel’s response in Gaza Strip ’over the top’, in his sharpest ever criticism of Netanyahu’s military campaign. Now, the U.S. has put forth some conditions that need to be met for allies to get aid from the U.S. - watch

9 Feb 2024

‘Come To India...’: PM Modi Talks To Students in Washington DC | Watch

On the second day of his state visit to the U.S., First lady, Jill Biden welcomed PM Modi at the national science foundation in Alexandria, Virginia. During their meeting the first lady talked about the deep ties between India and the U.S and things India and the U.S. can do in the fields of education & skill development. During the event, PM Modi invited american students to India while highlighting his government’s achievments in the field of education.

22 Jun 2023

Defence, Critical Tech On Agenda; PM Modi Heads To US For Landmark Visit | Details

Prime Minister Modi is visiting the US from June 21-24 at the invitation of US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden. PM Modi will be hosted by the U.S. President and the First Lady at a state dinner on June 22. PM’s visit also includes an address to the Joint Session of the US Congress on June 22. Several thousand Indian Americans are expected to attend the Welcome Ceremony on the South Lawns of the White House on Thursday when President Biden and First Lady Dr Jill Biden welcome him.

20 Jun 2023

Moderna, Pfizer won’t attend White House summit on vaccines

With the FDA expected to decide on whether to allow the companies’ vaccines to be distributed in the coming days, there was worry that regulators and executives shouldn’t be seen rubbing elbows at the Tuesday meeting

1 min read8 Dec 2020

New coronavirus case in White House

Trump’s wife, son and multiple advisors and aides also have fallen ill with the virus since last month.

1 min read12 Nov 2020

Indian American Pia Dandiya appointed the White House fellow for 2020-21

Pia Dandiya is the only Indian American among 14 other White House FellowsShe has been placed at the United States Department of Education

2 min read7 Nov 2020

White House says chances slim on pandemic aid deal before election

’The chances are slim when you have someone like Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House, when you look at the proposal they put forward and it still stands today,’ says White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany

1 min read27 Oct 2020

Top White House official went to Syria for hostage talks

Counterterrorism official’s visit is believed to mark first high-level discussions with Syrian officials in more than a decade

3 min read19 Oct 2020

Chris Christie says he was wrong not to wear mask at White House

Former ;New Jersey ;Governor ;Chris Christie, on the mend from Covid-19 after a weeklong hospitalization, said he was wrong not to wear a mask when he visited the ;White House. He urged people to take steps to prevent infection.

1 min read16 Oct 2020

Trump no longer a transmission risk, doctor says

Trump first unveiled his positive test for the coronavirus early Oct. 2, and credits an antibody treatment from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a quick recovery.

7 min read11 Oct 2020
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