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Barack Obama had a historic visit to India: US

Washington: President Barack Obama had a historic visit to India early this year as part of his efforts to deepen America’s partnership with India in the Asia Pacific region, a… Read more »

2611 accused have set up Karachi-style control room in jail

’26/11 accused have set up Karachi-style control room in jail’

NEW YORK: Pakistan-based terror group LeT’s technology chief Zarrar Shah and his fellow militants continue to direct terrorist activity from behind bars under ISI’s watch, setting up in jail a… Read more »

Headley writes memoir in prison on 2611 attacks, Lashkar

Headley writes memoir in prison on 26/11 attacks, Lashkar

NEW YORK: Pakistani-American LeT terrorist David Headley, serving 35 years for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, has written a memoir in prison detailing how Lashkar’s “dedication” to the… Read more »

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as 'partners not hostages'

FM pitches for low taxes, taxpayers as ‘partners not hostages’

WASHINGTON: Promising a ‘modern tax system’ with low and globally competitive rates, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured foreign investors against any retrospective action and said taxpayers will be… Read more »

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India Zuckerberg

Universal connectivity, net neutrality can coexist in India: Zuckerberg

NEW YORK: “Disagreeing” with critics of the zero-rating concept, which allows Facebook-led initiative internet.org to deliver free basic Internet services in several countries including India, its founder Mark Zuckerberg on… Read more »

Recognising LoC as int'l border most viable solution Omar

Recognizing LoC as int’l border most viable solution: Omar

WASHINGTON: Asserting that the current status quo is not an answer to the Kashmir problem, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has called for converting the Line of… Read more »

Indian man shot dead in robbery attempt at US gas station

Indian shot dead in robbery attempt at US gas station

NEW YORK: A 39-year-old Indian man has been shot dead by two masked men during an apparent robbery attempt at a gas station in the US state of Connecticut where… Read more »

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School yoga no violation of religion

Court rejects complaints by parents LOS ANGELES: A US court has ruled that Yoga classes in an elementary school do not endorse Hinduism or violate students’ right to religious freedom… Read more »

Three Americans charged in terror-related cases

Three Americans charged in terror-related cases

NEW YORK: Raising fears over the growing threat of homegrown extremism, three Americans, including two women, have been charged in separate cases of plotting terror strikes on US soil using… Read more »

'India to pip Indonesia as country with most Muslims by 2050'

‘India to pip Indonesia as country with most Muslims by 2050′

WASHINGTON: India will overtake Indonesia as the country with the largest number of Muslims in 2050 while Hindus will become the world’s third largest population by that time, according to… Read more »

US to return 7 antiquities stolen from India

US to return 7 antiquities stolen from India

NEW YORK: A Honolulu museum has returned to American authorities seven rare antiquities believed to have been stolen from India and smuggled into the US by notorious art dealer Subhash… Read more »

New Indian govt needs to ensure predictability USIBC

New Indian govt needs to ensure predictability: USIBC

WASHINGTON: For the first time India has a government that understands business and foreign investment, the new head of an influential Indo-US business advocacy group has said while cautioning that the… Read more »

US biz body hails passage of Insurance Bill in India

US biz body hails passage of Insurance Bill in India

WASHINGTON: A leading business body in the US has hailed passage of the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill in India that raises the FDI cap to 49 per cent, saying such… Read more »

Indo-US relations have reached a new pinnacle Royce

Indo-US relations have reached a new pinnacle: Royce

WASHINGTON: The relationship between India and the US has reached a new pinnacle, a top American lawmaker has said and pledged to work further on boosting bilateral ties. Congressman Ed… Read more »

No reason why India can't resume 8 or 9 pc growth

‘No reason why India can’t resume 8 or 9 pc growth’

WASHINGTON: Calling for a whole set of structural reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said there is no reason why India could not resume an eight or nine per cent… Read more »

Unreasonable to expect big bang reforms in India Subramanian

Unreasonable to expect big bang reforms in India: Subramanian

WASHINGTON: In vibrant democracies like India, with multiple veto centers, it is “unreasonable” to expect “big bang reforms”, the country’s top economist has said. In his maiden public appearance in… Read more »

CEO to speak at SelectUSA Investment Summit

CEO to speak at SelectUSA Investment Summit

WASHINGTON: Indian CEO Vijay Chandru and Indian-American Gururaj Deshpande are among the over 20 corporate leaders invited from across the globe to participate in an investment summit here later this… Read more »

India to encourage non-cash payments

‘India to encourage non-cash payments’

WASHINGTON: India is working towards policies and regulations that would encourage non-cash payments to effectively tackle the problem of black money, a top Indian economic adviser has said. “India will… Read more »

Major terror attack against India could trigger N-war experts

Major terror attack against India could trigger N-war: experts

WASHINGTON: Pakistan may use nuclear weapons against India if the latter goes for a large scale military assault against it in retaliation for a major terror attack emanating from across… Read more »

America ''not at war with Islam'', says Obama

America ‘not at war with Islam’, says Obama

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has said that America is “not at war with Islam” but with people who have perverted the religion, asserting that terror groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda… Read more »