Washington DC [US], April 23 (ANI): The House of Representatives voted Thursday (local time) on a bill that would admit Washington DC as the 51st state of the United States. The legislation passed along party lines with a vote of 216 (D) to 208 (R) with no Republicans voting in favour.
New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Sumitra Mahajan is "absolutely fine", informed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor mistakenly sent out a condolence message for the family of the former Lok Sabha speaker.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 22 (ANI): The sixth phase of West Bengal assembly polls was held peacefully with an estimated voter turnout of 79.09 per cent till 5 pm on Thursday, according to the Election Commission.
Dakshin Dinajpur (West Bengal) [India], April 22 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said free COVID-19 vaccination will be provided to all above the age of 18 years in the state after May 5.
Washington [US], April 22 (ANI): Laying out his vision for a greener economy, US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced that the United States would cut its greenhouse gas emissions by half by 2030 as part of the country's efforts to combat climate change.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 22 (ANI): West Bengal recorded an approximate voter turnout of 79.08 per cent till 6 pm across 43 constituencies in four districts during the sixth phase of the state assembly polls, according to the Election Commission (EC).
Washington [US], April 22 (ANI): The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday (local time) passed sweeping legislation to push back on China on a number of issues, including human rights and its gross economic practices.
New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging the new COVID-19 vaccination policy was not only 'discriminatory but also a complete abandonment of the youth' and urged the government to reverse the ill-considered decision.