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US remains hopeful of resolving trade ties with India

‘The United States is India's most important trading partner,’ US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus.

17 Jul 2019 5:20 PM

India and US bilateral trade at crossroads: Report

The report came days after US delegation of trade officials returned from New Delhi after holding first talks with their Indian counterparts

17 Jul 2019 4:01 PM

'What's your ethnicity?': Conway asks reporter amid outcry over racism across US

'Why is that relevant?' the reporter quipped before Conway said 'because I'm asking a question'.

17 Jul 2019 3:56 PM

Enormous potential for growth in ties with India: US

The spokesperson was responding to a question on the recent visit of an official from the office of the US Trade Representative to India.

17 Jul 2019 2:29 PM

US proposes increasing merit-based immigration to 57%

Jared Kushner said just 12 per cent of people become legal immigrants through merit-based system right now.

17 Jul 2019 1:45 PM

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Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief, starting race for her successor

IMF succession is expected to be a major topic of discussion among G7 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting on Wed.

17 Jul 2019 10:27 AM

To moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into unknown

It was July 20, 1969, and as the world followed the spacecraft's progress, it briefly lost radio contact with mission control in Houston.

14 Jul 2019 10:03 AM

Protests take place as anti-immigrant crackdown slated to begin in USA

Trump renewed his demands for the crackdown this week, confirming that the raids would begin from Sunday.

14 Jul 2019 9:23 AM

Immigration raids set for the weekend: Trump

The ICE raids are expected to take place in 10 major cities, pursuing people for whom courts have issued removal orders, says media reports.

13 Jul 2019 2:31 PM

SBI's Anshula Kant appointed MD and CFO of World Bank

As Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Kant will be responsible for financial and risk management of the World Bank Group.

13 Jul 2019 11:14 AM

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Al-Qaida is stronger than it was before 9/11

Al-Qaeda has developed new political influence – in some areas even supplanting the local government.

13 Jul 2019 11:03 AM

USD 5 billion US fine set for Facebook on privacy probe: report

Facebook has also faced questions about whether it improperly shared user data with business partners in violation of earlier settlement.

13 Jul 2019 10:46 AM

Trump claims no retreat on citizenship question on census

Trump had said last week that he was 'very seriously' considering an executive order to try to force the question.

13 Jul 2019 9:25 AM

Need to maintain strong military ties with Pakistan: US General

The statement comes ahead of Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House later this month.

12 Jul 2019 5:05 PM

US needs to reach out to India, Asian nations to strengthen ties beyond Europe: Biden

Laying out his foreign policy vision for America, Biden said he will focus to restore dignified leadership at home and on the world stage.

12 Jul 2019 4:05 PM

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US frustrated with lack of balance in trade ties with India: USTR

It is too early in terms of the engagement with the new government to set a timeframe, but US wants to move very quickly, said Gerrish.

12 Jul 2019 1:40 PM

'Mahatma Gandhi was spiritual leader of non-violence,' says US House Speaker

A strong proponent of India-US relationship, Pelosi said she believes in Gandhian philosophy and thinking.

12 Jul 2019 9:21 AM

US House will vote for further enhancing US-India defence ties

The amendment received the support from both Republican and Democrats members.

11 Jul 2019 1:33 PM

No proof of sexual misconduct by Trump's top Air Force General nominee, says official

The nomination of Air Force General John Hyten, the outgoing head of the US military's Strategic Command, remains on track, Pentagon said.

11 Jul 2019 1:33 PM

After Trump accuses high tariffs, US-India trade talks to be held in Delhi

The visit comes days after President Donald Trump accused India of imposing high import duties on American products.

11 Jul 2019 12:08 PM

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