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Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. He had previously served as the 47th Vice President of the United States. More

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  • US judge blocks Joe Biden's deportation freeze Jan 27, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    US judge blocks Joe Biden's deportation freeze

    Judge Drew Tipton granted a 14-day temporary restraining order until the case could be further examined, following a request by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

  • BlackRock chief pushes a big new climate goal for the Corporate World Jan 27, 2021 02:48 PM IST

    BlackRock chief pushes a big new climate goal for the Corporate World

    The emphasis on climate change has become a greater focus within companies and among investors, who piled into the stocks of sustainable companies en masse — driving up the values of companies like Tesla

  • US to purchase additional 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses: Joe Biden Jan 27, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    US to purchase additional 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses: Joe Biden

    After reviewing the current vaccine supply and manufacturing plans, Biden on Tuesday announced that his administration will increase overall weekly vaccination distribution to states and tribal territories from 8.6 million doses to a minimum of 10 million doses.

  • India-US ties: 5 key recommendations of USIBC to Joe Biden administration Jan 26, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    India-US ties: 5 key recommendations of USIBC to Joe Biden administration

    The recommendations covered a number of issues ranging from reconstituting business relations with India as well as creating a new digital partnership under the headship of Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • Joe Biden vows to replace US government fleet with electric vehicles Jan 26, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Joe Biden vows to replace US government fleet with electric vehicles

    As of 2019, the U.S. government owned 645,000 vehicles that were driven 4.5 billion miles consuming 375 million gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel. Of U.S.-government vehicles, just 3,215 were electric vehicles as of July 2020.

  • USIBC recommends big ideas to Joe Biden Administration to boost Indo-US ties Jan 26, 2021 02:24 PM IST

    USIBC recommends big ideas to Joe Biden Administration to boost Indo-US ties

    US India Business Council (USIBC), on the occasion of India’s 72nd Republic Day, also recommended to the Biden Administration to restructure the US-India Strategic Energy Dialogue to include Climate and Sustainable Growth and create a US-India Scholars Endowment to support higher education exchanges.

  • As he calls for 'Made in America,' Joe Biden prefers Swiss-made Rolex Jan 26, 2021 12:46 PM IST

    As he calls for 'Made in America,' Joe Biden prefers Swiss-made Rolex

    Joe Biden's stainless steel Rolex Datejust "is a far cry from the Everyman timepieces that every president not named Trump has worn conspicuously in recent decades," The New York Times wrote, referring to just-departed head of state Donald Trump.

  • Under Joe Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure Jan 26, 2021 11:21 AM IST

    Under Joe Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure

    Joe Biden won’t confront Beijing right away, economists say, because he wants to focus on the coronavirus and the economy. However, Biden looks set to renew pressure over trade and technology grievances that prompted President Donald Trump to hike tariffs on Chinese imports in 2017.

  • Joe Biden reimposes ban on travellers from Europe, adds South Africa to list Jan 26, 2021 08:07 AM IST

    Joe Biden reimposes ban on travellers from Europe, adds South Africa to list

    The White House also barred those from South Africa from entering the US due to emergence of a new variant of coronavirus in that country.

  • Explained | How will Wall Street fare under President Joe Biden? Jan 25, 2021 11:09 PM IST

    Explained | How will Wall Street fare under President Joe Biden?

    Wall Street's main indices rose at the open on November 3 after Joe Biden was declared the winner in one of the most divisive presidential races in US history. Now that Biden took oath amidst a raging pandemic, this edition will look at how the Street will fare under his presidency. Find out here.

  • For now, many mixed signals with the virus in California Jan 25, 2021 10:51 PM IST

    For now, many mixed signals with the virus in California

    While California’s overall case numbers have been on the decline, hospitals in Southern California are still overwhelmed, and experts worry that new variants of the virus — including one that researchers recently found in more than half of samples collected in Los Angeles — could threaten progress curbing COVID-19’s rampant spread.

  • Joe Biden overturns Donald Trump ban on transgender troops: White House Jan 25, 2021 10:11 PM IST

    Joe Biden overturns Donald Trump ban on transgender troops: White House

    The White House said in a statement said that transgender service members will no longer be subject to the possibility of discharge or separation on the basis of gender identity

  • How space became the next ‘Great Power’ contest between the US and China Jan 25, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    How space became the next ‘Great Power’ contest between the US and China

    Among the most important national security issues now facing President Joe Biden is how to contend with the threat that China poses to the US military in space and, by extension, terrestrial forces that rely on the overhead platforms

  • Joe Biden to sign executive orders to promote 'Made in America' products Jan 25, 2021 04:51 PM IST

    Joe Biden to sign executive orders to promote 'Made in America' products

    Prominent among the executive orders include a strict enforcement of procuring products made inside the country by federal agencies. This is very significant given that contracting alone accounts for nearly USD 600 billion in federal spending.

  • US President Joe Biden to drop Donald Trump’s military transgender ban Jan 25, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    US President Joe Biden to drop Donald Trump’s military transgender ban

    Donald Trump had passed an order announcing that the US government would not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve “in any capacity” in the military.

  • Inside US President Joe Biden's redecorated Oval Office Jan 24, 2021 01:17 PM IST

    Inside US President Joe Biden's redecorated Oval Office

    Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden's Oval Office includes nods to leaders in civil rights and labour, his Catholic faith and space exploration. Take a look at how the 46th US president's new work space looks like

  • New year starts on a good note for techies with ramp up in hiring and likely favourable H-1B regime Jan 24, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    New year starts on a good note for techies with ramp up in hiring and likely favourable H-1B regime

    With favourable H-1B visa regime in the offing under Joe Biden administration, ramp up in hiring by tech firms and salary increments, there is no good time to be a techie than now

  • Britain's Boris Johnson presses Joe Biden for new trade deal Jan 24, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Britain's Boris Johnson presses Joe Biden for new trade deal

    A new trade agreement between the allies is a higher priority for UK PM Boris Johnson than it is for US President Joe Biden. The UK regained control over its national trade policy at the start of the month following the end of a post-Brexit transition period.

  • Joe Biden's early approach to coronavirus: Underpromise, overdeliver Jan 23, 2021 12:38 PM IST

    Joe Biden's early approach to coronavirus: Underpromise, overdeliver

    US President Joe Biden has said that “things are going to continue to get worse before they get better” and offered “the brutal truth” that it will take eight months before a majority of Americans will be vaccinated.

  • What Joe Biden's victory means for the US Stock Market Jan 23, 2021 09:54 AM IST

    What Joe Biden's victory means for the US Stock Market

    Equities in emerging markets, particularly in Asia, may thrive if Biden's presidency brings stable foreign and international trade policy. This would create a better business environment for companies that thrive on certainty.

  • Donald Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial Jan 22, 2021 10:57 PM IST

    Donald Trump impeachment to go to Senate Monday, launching trial

    While the transmission of the article launches the trial proceedings, the schedule ahead remains uncertain as the Senate, now in Democratic control, is also working to swiftly confirm President Joe Biden's Cabinet nominees and tackle the new administration's legislative priorities.

  • US Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as first Black American chief of Pentagon Jan 22, 2021 10:29 PM IST

    US Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as first Black American chief of Pentagon

    The vote was an overwhelming 90-2 in the 100-member chamber, far more than the simple majority needed.

  • Continuing job losses in the US put spotlight on economic relief Jan 22, 2021 07:13 PM IST

    Continuing job losses in the US put spotlight on economic relief

    Key provisions of the $900 billion aid package passed by Congress last month will lapse in mid-March, well before economists expect mass vaccinations to help the economy rebound

  • After big hack of U.S. government, Biden enlists 'world class' cybersecurity team Jan 22, 2021 06:22 PM IST

    After big hack of U.S. government, Biden enlists 'world class' cybersecurity team

    Disclosed in December, the hack struck eight federal agencies and numerous companies, including software provider SolarWinds Corp. U.S. intelligence agencies publicly attributed it to Russian state actors. Moscow has denied involvement in the hack.

  • Yellen vote in US Senate committee to test support for Biden economic plan Jan 22, 2021 05:10 PM IST

    Yellen vote in US Senate committee to test support for Biden economic plan

    Friday's vote on Yellen's nomination may reveal the level of Republican opposition to the Democratic president's plans, for which he is seeking bipartisan support.

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