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Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [US], March 24 (ANI): The Senate voted on Tuesday (local time) to confirm Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy to be US President Biden's surgeon general, handing the administration one of its top public health officials amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Washington [US], March 19 (ANI): The US Senate on Thursday (local time) confirmed Xavier Becerra as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by a 50-49 vote, with only one Republican Senator voting in his favour.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], March 18 (ANI): The US Senate on Wednesday (local time) unanimously approved the nomination of Katherine Tai as President Joe Biden's chief trade negotiator.
Washington [US], March 16 (ANI): A bipartisan group of US Senators led by Mark Warner and Bob Menendez have launched legislation to develop a partnership and technique amongst democratic nations to compete towards the rising technological power of China and the threat it possesses.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Washington [US], March 16 (ANI): The US Senate on Monday voted to confirm Deb Haaland as President Joe Biden's Interior Secretary, becoming the first Native American Cabinet secretary.
Washington DC [US], March 11 (ANI): The US Senate had last week unanimously approved a bill that would increase oversight on Confucius Institutes, China-funded cultural centers that operate on university campuses in the country.
Washington [US], March 11 (ANI): The US Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Ohio Democratic Representative Marcia Fudge as secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), adding another African American woman to the ranks of President Joe Biden's Cabinet.
Washington [US], March 11 (ANI): The US Senate on Wednesday (local time) confirmed Merrick Garland to be President Joe Biden's attorney general. The US upper chamber voted 70-30 on Garland's nomination to lead the Justice Department, easily topping the 50 votes needed.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 8 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices rose by nearly 1 per cent during early hours on Monday mirroring strong trends in Asian markets.
Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): The US Senate on Saturday (local time) passed the USD 1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan after a 12-hour struggle to get Senator Joe Manchin's support in President Joe Biden'sAmerica Rescue Plan'.
Washington [US], March 3 (ANI): The US Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Gina Raimondo as new US commerce secretary in President Joe Biden's administration.
Washington [US], March 2 (ANI): The US Senate on Monday (local time) voted to confirm President Joe Biden's pick Miguel Cardona to lead the Department of Education.