The President-elect Joe Biden have an ancestor who worked for the East India Company and lived in India
After a shocking incident of vandalism of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Washington D.C emerged, the United States Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster has apologised
In a telephonic conversation with PM Modi, Trump invited him to the next G7 summit to be held in US. The leaders also discussed present Covid-19 situation, ongoing civil disturbances in US and reforms required in the World Health Organisation.
George Floyd, a 46-year old African-American was killed by a police officer who knelt on his neck even after he kept on saying he couldn’t breathe. His death has sparked violent demonstrations against the police brutality and biasness towards black people in America.
Border tensions between China and India escalated in early May and many talks between military officials failed. India on Thursday said that they are engaged with China to solve the issue after Trump offered to mediate between them.
Yemen has 222 confirmed Coronavirus cases so far, numbers estimated to be much higher than the data available. Shortage of medical supplies and already overwhelmed healthcare system operating on international aid now face the worst possible challenge of Coronavirus.
Flight PK 8303 crashed near Karachi airport after reportedly losing engines and pilots giving a mayday call. As many as 66 people have been confirmed dead and 2 have miraculously survived the crash so far.
Cyclone Amphan hit shores of West Bengal and Odisha and has left 74 people dead. 72 deaths were recorded in Bengal and 2 deaths in Odisha as on Thursday. This cyclone has left many people homeless amidst a pandemic.
Trump posted a letter to the WHO chief on Twitter, issuing warning of suspending all funds to them if they don’t review their global response and become more independent. US has blamed WHO for its inefficient response in stopping the virus and biasness towards China.
European Union is planning to open the tourism industry in a phased manner as it makes up 10% of the total economic output of EU. Opening of borders would however depend on the discretion of countries and their coronavirus conditions.
The unemployment rate in US rose to 14.7% in April with over 20 million people filing for unemployment benefits during last month. This is the worst unemployment rate for US since the Great depression in 1930s.
Venezuelan President Maduro announced that his government has detained 2 American men and alleged that they were sent by the US to overthrow him. US has denied all these claims and has promised to bring them back.