Tag: United States

Dow tumbles 900 points for worst day of year on fears of new Covid variant, S&P 500 drops 2%

Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Friday as a new Covid variant found in South Africa triggered a global shift away from risk assets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 905.04 points, or 2.53%, for its worst day of the year, closing at 34,899.34. The S&P 500 lost 2.27% […]

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IEA chief criticizes ‘artificial tightness’ in energy markets, says some failed to help cool prices

Petroleum pump jacks are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters The head of the world’s leading energy authority has said that some countries had failed to adopt a helpful position to calm soaring oil and gas prices, criticizing “artificial tightness” in energy markets. “[A] factor I would […]

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Corona से लड़ाई में अमेरिका ने उठाया बड़ा कदम, कोविड वैक्सीन के बूस्टर डोज को दी मान्यता

US Clears Covid Boosters For All Adults: अमेरिका ने शुक्रवार को 18 वर्ष और उससे अधिक उम्र के सभी लोगों के लिए कोविड वैक्सीन के बूस्टर डोज को मान्यता दे दी है. वैक्सीन निर्माता कंपनी फाइजर (Pfizer) और मॉडर्ना (Moderna) की ओर से जारी बयान में इसकी जानकारी दी गई है. मॉडर्ना के सीईओ स्टीफन बैंसेल […]

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Two Iranians charged with spreading election disinformation, threatening people to vote for Trump

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during a news conference over ransomware cyberattack at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC on November 8, 2021. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images A federal grand jury in New York has indicted two Iranian nationals on charges related to a cyber-based disinformation effort to intimidate and influence […]

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US designates Pakistan, China as ‘countries of concern’ over violation of religious freedom

Washington: The United States has designated 10 nations including Pakistan and China as countries of Particular Concern for having engaged in or tolerated severe violations of religious freedom. In a statement, US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken said, the Biden Administration is committed to supporting every individual`s right to freedom of religion or belief, including […]

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‘Do not to travel to Jammu and Kashmir due to terrorism, civil unrest’: US tells its citizens

Washington: The US has issued a level two and three travel advisories for India and Pakistan, saying while American citizens are urged to reconsider travel to Pakistan due to terrorism and sectarian violence, those going to India must exercise increased caution due to crime and terrorism. In its advisory issued on Monday for India, the […]

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Joe Biden-Xi Jinping meet: China warns US of ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan

Beijing: China on Tuesday (November 16) said that its ties with the US have reached a crucial crossroads after a virtual summit between leaders Xi Jinping and Joe Biden. During a daily briefing, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lijian Zhao said Beijing hopes Washington will work with China to implement the spirit of the two heads […]

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IEA sees a potential reprieve for soaring oil prices as U.S. ramps up production

Petroleum pump jacks are pictured in the Kern River oil field in Bakersfield, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters LONDON — The International Energy Agency said on Tuesday that soaring oil prices could soon turn lower as the U.S. leads a rebound in global supply. Oil prices have soared above $80 a barrel over the last […]

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Is anti-satellite weapon testing by Russia behind ‘debris-generating event’ in outer space?

Washington: The US military said on Monday that it was aware of a “debris-generating” event in outer space and one official said it appeared that Russia had carried out anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons test. Experts say anti-satellite weapons that shatter their targets pose a space hazard by creating a cloud of fragments that can collide with other […]

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