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June 4, 2021

U.S.-India Counternarcotics Working Group: Joint Statement

Washington, DC (STL.News) The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of India. Begin Text: On June 2, the United States of America and India virtually convened the second meeting of the Counternarcotics Working Group (CNWG). Director General Rakesh...

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May 24, 2021

India: Demand for Covid-19 jabs outpaces supply

India’s demand for Covid-19 jabs outpaces supply across the country amid a continuous surge of cases. (STL.News) India has reached the grim milestone of 300,000 people dying from Covid-19, with the devastating wave of infections.  If it seems to be easing off in big cities, it is still hitting hard...

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May 4, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Indian Minister Jaishankar

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar in London to discuss addressing the COVID-19 challenge and deepening the U.S.-India comprehensive global strategic partnership.  Secretary Blinken and Minister Jaishankar reviewed recent efforts in the...

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May 2, 2021

India – records highest daily COVID-19 death toll

(STL.News) India has recorded its highest daily coronavirus death toll since the pandemic began – a day after it became the first country to register more than 400,000 new cases. Its health ministry said 3,689 people had died within the past 24 hours. Hospitals are battling to treat patients amid...

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May 2, 2021

Western Union Announces Support for India COVID Relief

Western Union Foundation Funds Respiratory Support Machines and At-home Care Kits; Western Union Offers Zero-fee* into Bank Accounts from North America, Europe & CIS, Australia, and New Zealand. DENVER, CO (STL.News) The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western...

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April 30, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Indian External Affairs Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar today to reaffirm the strength of the U.S.-India partnership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Expressing his appreciation for Indian assistance in America’s time of...

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April 27, 2021

California Sends India COVID-19 Supplies to Combat Outbreak

Sacramento,  CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will send lifesaving oxygen equipment to India as that country faces a devastating and fast-spreading surge of COVID-19 cases. “When communities across the world need help, California steps up.  As we surpass 28 million vaccinations and continue to see the lowest positivity rates...

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April 27, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with U.S.-India Business Council

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met virtually with leaders of American business, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the U.S.-India Business Council to discuss how the United States and India can leverage the expertise and capabilities of the U.S....

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April 25, 2021

India: Healthcare system on brink of collapse

INDIA (STL.News) India’s healthcare system is on the brink of collapse as the country suffers the world’s worst surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths.  Inside hospitals, oxygen is running out and the government is pleading for help. Indian authorities scrambled Saturday to get oxygen tanks to hospitals where COVID-19 patients...

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April 23, 2021

US-India Climate & Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership

U.S.-India Joint Statement on Launching the “U.S.-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership” Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: At the Leaders Summit on Climate, the United States and India launched a new high-level partnership, the “U.S.-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership,” which envisages...

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