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Trump brokers historic Israel-Arab accords


By The SATimes News Service Washington: The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday for normalizing relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab states to break a longstanding taboo in a strategic realignment of Middle Eastern countries against Iran. President Donald Trump hosted the White House ceremony, capping a dramatic month when first the...

Russia to sell New Delhi 100 M vaccines as India records 5M Covid cases


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: Russia’s sovereign wealth fund has agreed a deal to sell 100 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik-V, to India. The media also reported that Indian pharmaceutical giant, Dr Reddy's Laboratories based in Hyderabad will be responsible for marketing and distributing the vaccine in the country. Clinical trials of the...

Trump’s support among Indian Americans goes up to 28%, Biden at 66%


By The SATimes News Service Washington: A poll of Indian Americans has found that 66% of respondents favor Democrat Joe Biden for President in November, while President Donald Trump has made considerable headway, coming up from 16% in 2016, according to the Indiaspora-AAPI Data survey released on Tuesday. Significantly,  Indian Americans’ support for Biden is far lower...

India-US cooperation possible over Afghan dialogue: US envoy


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: Washington and New Delhi discussed “future steps” and “possible cooperation” in the ongoing intra-Afghan peace dialogue as the US Special Representative on Afghanistan Reconciliation, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Harsh V. Shringla in New Delhi Tuesday. India has maintained all through the peace...

APPEAL: Please complete the Census


By The SATimes News Service We remind all our esteemed readers about the fiduciary duty to get counted for the Census 2020. Census is important for us all, it collects and provides needed information to all levels of Government to make decisions about the concerns and necessities of our communities in the areas of public welfare,...

Tight Trump vs Biden race heats up


By The SATimes New Service Washington: The presidential race always heats up after Labor Day. This time under the shadow of the unvanquished Covid, the in-person campaigning and rallies have been slow to pick up. But one sign that the race is heating up: even Democratic nominee Joe Biden is finally travelling outside his home state...

Indian Army holding China from heights along Pangong Tso lake


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar was scheduled to hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) announced. The talks between the two foreign ministers are taking place against the backdrop of a massive spike in border tensions in eastern Ladakh triggered by...

Rafales inducted into IAF’s Golden Arrows squadron


By The SATimes News Service New Delhi: The 5 Rafale aircraft which arrived on July 27 at Ambala Air Force Station were inducted into the Indian Air Force’s 17 Squadron ‘Golden Arrows’ on Thursday. Defence minister Rajnath Singh presented an induction scroll to Group Captain Harkeerat Singh, the Commanding Officer of the 17 Squadron, thus formally completing...

Covid-19 vaccine trials paused globally for safety review


By The SATimes News Service Washington/New Delhi: Even as President Trump has promised the Covid-19  vaccine announcement before the Nov 3 election, vaccine trials of one candidate were stopped globally after a recipient in U.K. showed adverse symptoms. It all started after a large, Phase 3 study testing a Covid‑19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of...