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'Unprecedented': Newly assertive Melania Trump shakes up White House

Soon after Melania Trump demanded the deputy national security advisor step aside, Mira Ricardel left the White House.

16 Nov 2018 4:37 PM

US seeks voluntary, dignified return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar

State Department also said it agreed with assessment of UNHCR that conditions in Myanmar are not yet conducive for returns of Rohingyas.

12 Nov 2018 11:06 AM

Will hold Jamal Khashoggi's killers accountable: US to Saudi Crown Prince

Jamal Khashoggi's killing and the war in Yemen, are the two main sources of strain in the decades-old alliance between US and Saudi Arabia.

12 Nov 2018 9:53 AM

India's economic growth held back due to note ban, GST: Raghuram Rajan

Mr Rajan said for four years -- 2012 to 2016 -- India was growing at a faster pace before it was hit by two major headwinds.

10 Nov 2018 4:45 PM

US to stop refueling of Saudi aircrafts in Yemen war

The move does not affect US military assistance and training to improve Saudi airstrikes, which have killed thousands of civilians.

10 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

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Trump wants H-1B visas in highly-skilled, not outsourcing jobs: official

President Trump has repeatedly spoken about merit-based reform as part of the immigration platform.

09 Nov 2018 9:49 AM

Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on India-US friendship: Trump

Trump said First Lady Melania joins him in sending their best wishes for a very happy and memorable Diwali.

08 Nov 2018 6:33 PM

Sanctions are coming: Trump tweets 'Game of Thrones' style message for Iran

'We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes,' HBO said.

03 Nov 2018 2:05 PM

Sanctions on Khashoggi's killers may take ‘handful more weeks’: Mike Pompeo

The murder has placed a strain on the decades-old US-Saudi Arabia alliance and tarnished the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

02 Nov 2018 1:55 PM

Trump threatens to shoot migrants who throw stones at US military

Pentagon says military will not discuss hypothetical scenarios but that 'our forces are trained professionals with right of self-defense'.

02 Nov 2018 10:50 AM

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Govt interference should not compromise RBI's independence: IMF

The IMF said it was monitoring developments with regard to the reported rift between the Reserve Bank of India and the Centre.

02 Nov 2018 9:06 AM

US plans tariff on all remaining Chinese imports if Trump-Xi talks fail: Report

No decision has been made but preparation for new tariff list are on, in case the meeting does not yield progress towards solving disputes.

30 Oct 2018 9:56 AM

US calls on Sri Lankan President Sirisena to ‘immediately reconvene parliament’

UN chief Guterres called on the Sri Lanka govt to respect democratic values, constitutional provisions and process and uphold rule of law.

29 Oct 2018 9:27 AM

China, Russia listen to Trump's phone calls, tries to sway policy: Report

Reportedly, Trump's aides have repeatedly warned him that his phone calls are not secure, but say the he refuses to give up his phones.

25 Oct 2018 12:27 PM

TCS among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for H-1B visas

Ending on September 30, TCS had received 20,755 H-1B specialty occupation labour certifications.

23 Oct 2018 1:13 PM

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US will pull out of nuclear weapons treaty with Russia: President Trump

The Russian foreign ministry official accused Washington of implementing policy 'toward dismantling the nuclear deal'.

21 Oct 2018 9:39 AM

Believe Saudi explanation for Khashoggi's death says Trump, lawmakers skeptical

Saudi statement, that Khashoggi died in a fist fight, did not appear credible to some US lawmakers, who demanded Riyadh be held accountable.

20 Oct 2018 1:46 PM

President Trump likely to meet with Kim Jong Un early next year: US official

A senior administration official told White House reporters on Friday that a meeting is 'likely sometime after the first of the year'.

20 Oct 2018 9:50 AM

Over 60,000 Indians received Green cards in 2017: DHS

As of April 2018, there were 6,32,219 Indian immigrants and their spouses and minor children waiting for Green cards.

19 Oct 2018 11:54 AM

Trump says missing Saudi journalist likely dead, warns of 'very severe' response

Just hours earlier, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had told Trump the Saudis should be given "a few more days to complete" a probe.

19 Oct 2018 9:29 AM

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