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Biden to introduce Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general

Washington: President-elect Joe Biden has announced Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general, saying the federal appeals court judge and three others he has selected for senior Justice Department positions will “restore the independence” of the agency and faith…

White House Deputy Press Secretary resigns amid US Capitol violence

Washington: The White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews on Wednesday (local time) resigned from her post over the violence on Capitol Hill. She disapproved of the violent protest by Pro-Trump supporters who stormed into the Capitol Hill building, smashed…

India delivered 9 consignments of COVID-19 relief supplies to Bhutan since March

Thimphu: As many as nine consignments containing medical supplies and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) were handed over during March-December 2020 to Bhutan by India as assistance for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, said the Indian Embassy in Thimphu on Thursday. According…

World leaders express shock over US Capitol riots

Washington (US): World leaders and top diplomats condemned the US Capitol riots with some pressing President Donald Trump to call off the violence. Earlier, Trump supporters on Wednesday (local time) breached the Capitol while a woman was shot dead when…

Japan declares state of emergency in Tokyo area

Tokyo: Japan has declared a state of emergency for Tokyo and three nearby areas as coronavirus cases continue to surge, hitting a daily record of 2,447 in the capital. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga issued the declaration at the government task…

দুর্নীতিৰ গোচৰত চীনা অর্থনীতিবিদ লাইলৈ মৃত্যুদণ্ডৰ ৰায়

গুৱাহাটীঃ দুর্নীতিৰ গোচৰত দোষী সাব্যস্ত হোৱা এগৰাকী অর্থনীতিবিদক মৃত্যুদণ্ডৰ ৰায় শুনাইছে চীনৰ আদালতে৷ বিত্ত বিভাগৰ প্রাক্তন মুৰব্বী লাই ঝিয়াওমিনক ২০১৮ চনত ২৮০ নিযুত ডলাৰ উৎকোচ লোৱাৰ অভিযোগত গ্রেপ্তাৰ কৰা হৈছিল৷ হুৱাৰং এছেট মেনেজমেণ্টৰ অধ্যক্ষ হিচাপে দায়িত্ব পালন কৰি থকা সময়ত…

Indian-American becomes US Army’s first CIO

Washington: Indian-American Dr Raj Iyer has taken over as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army, after the Pentagon created the position in July 2020. One of the highest ranking Indian-American civilians in the US Department of Defense,…

First lady’s chief of staff Stephanie Grisham resigns after US Capitol protests

WASHINGTON:  Stephanie Grisham, First Lady’s chief of staff on Wednesday (local time) resigned following violent protests at the US Capitol by the supporters of President Donald Trump. “It has been an honor to serve the country in the @WhiteHouse. I…

White House Deputy Press Secretary resigns amid US Capitol Violence

WASHINGTON: The White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews on Wednesday (local time) resigned from her post over the violence on Capitol Hill. She disapproved of the violent protest by Pro-Trump supporters who stormed into the Capitol Hill building, smashed…

‘Moment of great dishonour, shame’, Obama slams Trump says he incited US Capitol violence

WASHINGTON: Former US President Barack Obama on Wednesday (local time) lashed out at Republican President Donald Trump and said history would remember the attack on US Capitol “incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the…

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