US President Joe Biden signs bill on same-sex marriage
Washington/UNI: US President Joe Biden signed a bill codifying federal protections for same-sex marriage.
US: Congress passes bill on same-sex marriage
Washington: The US Congress approved a bill on same-sex marriage and sent it to the White House.
First Alaskan native elected to US Congress
Washington/UNI: Sarah Palin has lost a special US Congressional election in Alaska in a district that was Republican-held for nearly five decades.
US Congress passes bill banning imports from China's Xinjiang region
Washington: The US Congress recently passed a bill which will require companies to prove that goods imported from China's Xinjiang region were not produced with forced labour, media reports said.
Bill to declare Diwali as federal holiday introduced in US Congress: Report
Washington/IBNS: A bill has been introduced in the United States House of Representatives to declare Diwali a federal holiday, media reports said.
US Congress grills tech giants' CEOs over their role in spreading misinformation, Capitol Hill riot
Washington/IBNS: The US Congress has grilled the CEOs of tech giants Facebook, WhatsApp and Google over their brands' role in fueling the violence at the US Capitol in January this year and also for spreading misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines.
To avoid economical woes, Imran must 'reset' Pak ties with world: US Congressman Bera
New Delhi, Mar 9 (UNI) Mounting pressure on Pakistan, an influential Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera has urged cricket legend turned Pakistan ruler Imran Khan to take actions against terror groups and reset his country’s relationship with the world to "chart a new course" for Pakistan.
UN gender agency hails record-breaking number of women in new US Congress as â€˜historic victoryâ€™
New York, Nov 9 (IBNS): The record number of women who stood as candidates in the United States Congressional elections this week marks an “unprecedented” advance “critical for the achievement of gender equality and sustainable development,” the UN gender equality agency, UN Women, said in a statement on Thursday.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologises to US Congress for data breach
New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Facing the US Senators, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has apologised for the data leak of tens of millions of social media users.