Q&A: America’s new COVID-19 rules for international travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is rolling out new international travel policies affecting Americans and noncitizens alike who want to fly into the U.S. The goal is to restore more normal air travel after 18 months of disruption caused by COVID-19. The across-the-board rules, which will take effect in November, will replace a hodgepodge… Continue reading Q&A: America’s new COVID-19 rules for international travel

Survey shows Indian Americans split over direction India headed

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian Americans, who turned out in huge numbers at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rock star-like rallies in the United States, are divided over the direction India is headed, a new survey showed on Tuesday. Modi’s nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has extolled the achievements of the Indian diaspora in America and elsewhere,… Continue reading Survey shows Indian Americans split over direction India headed

India reports under 50,000 new daily COVID-19 cases since 8 days; active caseload contracts further

New Delhi, Nov 15 (PTI) India has reported less than 50,000 new daily cases of COVID-19 for the eighth continuous day, a trend which assumes wider significance as many countries in Europe and America continue to see a surge in their daily numbers, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday. A total of 41,100 persons… Continue reading India reports under 50,000 new daily COVID-19 cases since 8 days; active caseload contracts further

18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11

New York: Americans commemorated 9/11 with solemn ceremonies and vows Wednesday to “never forget” 18 years after the deadliest terror attack on American soil. Victims’ relatives assembled at ground zero, where the observance began with a moment of silence and the tolling of bells at 8:46 a.m. — the exact time a hijacked plane slammed… Continue reading 18 years later, America vows to ‘never forget’ 9/11