Study shows immunity to COVID is better than expected

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers feared people with the virus could be reinfected quickly. But a study by a team of researchers from Australia shows the body can generate memory B cells specific to SARS-CoV-2. The team, led by Menno van Zelm...

North American forum warns against China’s rise, wants India to become UNSC permanent member

India, Nov. 18 -- North America's leading strategic and security forum has issued a handbook for democracies aimed at understanding the challenges that China poses to them, and it recommends supporting the inclusion of India as the sixth permanent member of the UN Security...

PM Modi speaks to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris; discusses Covid-19 pandemic, climate change

India, Nov. 17 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on late Tuesday night wished United States President-elect Joe Biden and congratulated him on his victory in the recently concluded Presidential polls, underlining increased focus on Indo-US ties. "Spoke to US President-elect @JoeBiden on phone to congratulate...

Arthritis drug can reduce mortality rate in Covid-19 patients by 71%: Study

India, Nov. 15 -- With almost a year since the coronavirus (Covid-19) disease was declared a pandemic, the viral disease continues to wreak havoc across the world. There is still very less we know about the disease and the researchers are working day and...

Ron Klain: Biden’s pick for White House Chief of Staff who served as ‘Ebola Czar’

India, Nov. 12 -- US President-elect Joe Biden has named Ron Klain as White House Chief of Staff amid reluctance from President Donald Trump to concede defeat after the recently concluded elections. As the coronavirus pandemic remains a major challenge for Biden, Klain's appointment...

What Kamala Harris’s aunt said about the US vice president-elect

India -- While Indians are all praises for the new vice-president elect of the United States, her aunt on Sunday spoke about how Kamala Harris grew up as a "good child" and how she always accomplished what she aimed for. "We have always seen her...

Kamala Harris recommends ‘a hearty breakfast’ for women, reveals her favourite Indian dishes

India, Nov. 8 -- Born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother, Kamala Harris has left little girls dreaming big after she was elected as the first Indian-origin and first Black woman Vice President of the United States of America. Ahead of the...

‘You chose hope, decency, science and truth. You chose Joe Biden’: Vice president-elect Harris

India, Nov. 8 -- Supporters of President elect Joe Biden and vice-president elect Kamala Harris have gathered at Wilmington in Delaware to celebrate their win against US President Donald Trump. The president-elect Joe Biden was greeted with loud cheers as he took the stage. He...

Defence pact with India on geospatial information sharing in the works: US

India, Oct. 23 -- The United States on Thursday said Basic Exchange and Communication Agreement (BECA), a defence pact on the sharing of geospatial information, is "in the works" at the upcoming 2 2 ministerial dialogue next week with India. A senior American official also...

Trump and Biden to do battle in final debate

by Eric BARADAT, with Jerome CARTILLIER in Washington President Donald Trump squares off against Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Thursday in what promises to be a bruising final debate with less than two weeks left in their turbulent fight for the White House. The pair’s last...