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US Expert Panel Recommends Authorizing Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine

It cleared the way for a third vaccine to soon begin shipping in the US.Washington: A US panel of independent experts voted unanimously Friday in favor of recommending Johnson & Johnson's one-dose Covid-19 shot for emergency approval, clearing the way for a third vaccine to soon begin shipping in the world's hardest hit country.The committee's 22 members were convened by the Food and Drug Administration and included leading scientists as well as consumer and industry representatives.Although their recommendations aren't binding, they are usually followed.An emergency use authorization (EUA) will likely follow, probably in the coming days, making the J&J vaccine the third to be greenlighted in the United States after Pfizer's and Moderna's were provisionally approved in December....
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जमाल खशोगी हत्याकांड में बड़ा खुलासा: अमेरिकी खूफिया रिपोर्ट में दावा, सऊदी क्राउन प्रिंस मोहम्मद बिन सलमान ने दी थी खशोगी की हत्या को मंजूरी

Hindi NewsInternationalSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Gave Approval For Khashogi's Murder, Revealed In US Intelligence ReportAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपवॉशिगंटन9 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकयह पहला मामला है, जब अमेरिकी एजेंसी ने खुलकर इस मामले में प्रिंस सलमान का नाम लिया है।अमेरिका के खूफिया विभाग ने अपनी एक रिपोर्ट में खुलासा किया है कि पत्रकार जमाल खशोगी की हत्या को अंजाम देने के आदेश सऊदी अरब के क्राउन प्रिंस मोहम्मद बिन सलमान ने दिए थे। शुक्रवार को जारी की रिपोर्ट में कहा गया कि प्रिंस सलमान ने अपने अधिकारियों से इस ऑपरेशन को अंजाम देने के लिए कहा था। उनका आदेश मिलने के बाद ही टर्की के शहर इस्तांबुल में खशोगी की हत्या कर दी गई।रिपोर्ट में कहा गया है कि पत्रकार की हत्या के कुछ दिनों बाद ही अमेरिकी खूफिया एजेंसी इस निष्कर्ष तक पहुंच गई थी। हालां...
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Saudi Crown Prince Approved Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi: US Report

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has denied any involvement in the killing.Washington: The United States on Friday declassified an explosive intelligence report that found that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a US-based writer whose death provoked outrage.In a partially redacted two-year-old report released by President Joe Biden's administration, US intelligence concluded that the prince "approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.""Since 2017, the crown prince has had absolute control of the kingdom's security and intelligence operations, making it highly unlikely that Saudi officials would have carried out an operation of this nature without the crown prince's authorizati...
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बाइडेन का पहला मिलिट्री एक्शन: अमेरिका ने सीरिया में हवाई हमले किए, ईरान समर्थक आतंकी निशाने पर

Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपवॉशिंगटन5 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकपिछले हफ्ते इराक में अमेरिकी एयरबेस के करीब रॉकेट हमला हुआ था। इसमें एक सिविलियन कॉन्ट्रैक्टर की मौत हो गई थी। माना जा रहा है कि बाइडेन ने इस हमले के बाद ही सीरिया में आतंकी गुटों के खिलाफ कार्रवाई की मंजूरी दी।20 जनवरी को राष्ट्रपति पद की शपथ लेने वाले जो बाइडेन ने पहला मिलिट्री एक्शन लिया। शुक्रवार तड़के अमेरिकी एयरफोर्स ने सीरिया में हमले किए। यह बमबारी सीरिया के उन दो क्षेत्र या कहें अड्डों पर की गई, ईरान समर्थित आतंकी गुटों के कब्जे में हैं और जहां से दो हफ्तों में दो बार इराक में अमेरिकी एयरबेस पर रॉकेट दागे गए थे। हालांकि, अब तक यह साफ नहीं हो सका है कि अमेरिकी एयरस्ट्राइक में आतंकी गुटों को कितना नुकसान हुआ।कई आतंकी मारे गएएयरस्ट्राइक के बाद CNN से बातचीत में एक अमेरिकी अफसर ने कहा- ह...
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US Says Khashoggi Report Will Help Bring “Accountability”

US Says Khashoggi Report Will Help Bring "Accountability"Washington: The United States on Thursday prepared to release intelligence on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi that is expected to implicate Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying the report would help bring accountability.As part of a new focus on human rights, President Joe Biden will imminently declassify the report into the grisly October 2018 murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul of the US-based journalist, who had written critically about Prince Mohammed.Biden will speak "very soon" to King Salman before the release of the report and is weighing additional action, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said."There are a range of actions that are on the table but the first step," she said, "is for the ...
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अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति ने ट्रम्प का फैसला पलटा: जो बाइडेन ने ग्रीन कार्ड पर लगी रोक हटाई, कहा- दूसरे देशों के टेलेंट को रोकना हमारे हित में नहीं

Hindi NewsInternationalUS Green Card Eligibility; Joe Biden Update | US President Joe Biden Reverses Donald Trump Green Card BanAds से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपन्यूयाॅर्क14 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकअमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति जो बाइडेन ने पूर्व राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रंप का एक और फैसला पलट दिया।अमेरिका के राष्ट्रपति जो बाइडेन ने पूर्व राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प का एक और फैसला पलटते हुए ग्रीन कार्ड पर लगी रोक हटा दी है। पूर्व राष्ट्रपति ट्रम्प ने कोरोना महामारी के कारण बढ़ती बेरोजगारी से निपटने का हवाला देते हुए 2020 के अंत तक ग्रीन कार्ड जारी करने पर रोक लगा दी थी, जिसे 31 दिसंंबर को उन्होंने मार्च अंत तक के लिए बढ़ा दिया था। बाइडेन के इस फैसले से अमेरिका में एच-1 बी वीजा पर काम करने वाले लाखों भारतीयों को फायदा होगा।बाइडेन ने बुधवार को कहा कि लोगों काे कानूनी तौर पर अम...
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Myanmar’s Military Must Relinquish Power, Restore Democratically Elected Government: US

"We stand with the people of Burma," State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.Washington: Myanmar's military junta must relinquish power and restore the democratically-elected government, the US has said, asserting that it stands with the people and supports their aspirations in reinstating a civilian-led government in the country.Myanmar's military early this month toppled the government and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint in the bloodless coup."Our message to the junta has not changed. They must relinquish power, they must restore the democratically elected government, and our message to the people of Burma has not changed," State Department spokesperson Ned Price told reporters on Tue...
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US Honours Activist Anjali Bharadwaj For Her Work On Combating Corruption

Anjali Bhardwaj is a convener of the National Campaign for Peoples' Right to InformationWashington: The United States on Tuesday honoured Indian social activist Anjali Bhardwaj with the International Anti-corruption Champions Award.According to a statement from the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the award recognises individuals who have worked tirelessly, often in the face of adversity, to defend transparency, combat corruption, and ensure accountability in their own countries."As President Biden has emphasised, our commitment to truth, transparency, and accountability is a mission that we must live at home and exemplify abroad. I commend the dedication of these 12 brave individuals to these same ideals," Blinken said.Congrats to Kyrgyz Republic's Bolot Temirov & India's Anja...
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Joe Biden Calls 500,000 US COVID-19 Deaths “Heartbreaking”

Joe Biden Calls 500,000 US COVID-19 Deaths "Heartbreaking"Washington: Joe Biden called the milestone of more than 500,000 US deaths from Covid-19 "heartbreaking" on Monday and urged the country to unite against the pandemic."I know what it's like," an emotional Biden said in a national television address, referring to his own long history of family tragedies."I ask all Americans to remember, remember those we lost and those they left behind," Biden said. "I also ask us to act, to remain vigilant, to say socially distant, to mask up, to get vaccinated."(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.) Source link
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US Passes 5 Lakh COVID-19 Deaths

US Passes 500,000 COVID-19 DeathsWashington: More than 500,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the United States since the pandemic began, according to Johns Hopkins University on Monday, by far the highest reported toll of any country.The catastrophic US figure comes as some signs of hope are emerging in the world's hardest-hit country, with millions of people now vaccinated and winter's massive spike in infections dropping.Still, the grim threshold was reached only about a month after the US recorded 400,000 fatalities from the disease in mid-January, with cases now on the decline but deaths continuing to mount.The count, 500,071, is more than double the number in absolute terms of reported deaths in Brazil, which has the world's second highest toll."It's terrible. It is historic. W...