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‘Kamala a potential presidential candidate’

WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris, the first Indian-American to be elected to the US Senate, is a potential Democratic presidential candidate for 2020 elections, a leading American newspaper has said. Harris, 51,… Read more »


Indian call centers stole USD 300 million from Americans

WASHINGTON: The five Indian call centers, charged with defrauding thousands of Americans, stole more than USD 300 million from their victims, US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has said. Johnson… Read more »


Indian-origin former student pleads guilty to webcam spying

NEW YORK: A 24-year-old Indian-origin former Rutgers University student today pleaded guilty to attempted invasion of privacy by using a web cam to spy on his roommate who later committed… Read more »


It is for India and Pakistan to resolve differences: US

WASHINGTON: Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, the US today put the onus on the two neighbors to resolve their differences through talks after they declared a High Commission… Read more »


Pak should act against militants on home soil: US

WASHINGTON: Nudging Pakistan to take action against terror safe havens, the US has said Pakistan can contribute to regional stability by acting against militants on its soil who attack its… Read more »

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump rhetoric gives hope to Indian-American Congress hopeful

WASHINGTON: An Indian-American social-worker running for the US Congress from New Jersey is confident of winning the seat and dislodging a four-time Republican veteran in the November 8 general elections… Read more »


Indian-American Chatwal accused of trying to burn 2 dogs

NEW YORK: Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly trying to light two dogs on fire, an allegation his lawyer has denied. Chatwal, 44, has… Read more »


Rosneft-Essar deal not in violation of sanctions on Russia: US

WASHINGTON: Russia’s state-controlled oil giant Rosneft and its partners’ USD 12.9 billion deal to take over India’s Essar Oil is not in violation of any US-EU sanctions against Russia, the… Read more »


Clinton fears emergence of nuclear suicide bombers from Pak

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has expressed concern over the possibility of emergence of nuclear suicide bombers from Pakistan if jihadists get access to the country’s atomic weapons, a… Read more »


India responsible with its nuclear technology: Carter

WASHINGTON: India is a responsible nuclear state while Pakistan’s history of nuclear weapons is entangled in tensions and the US was working with Islamabad to ensure stability, Defense Secretary Ashton… Read more »

Lahore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif at a meeting in Lahore on Friday. PTI Photo / PIB(PTI12_25_2015_000217B)

US calls for de-escalation in Indo-Pak political discourse

WASHINGTON: The US has called for “de-escalation of the political discourse” between India and Pakistan amid the war of words between the two nations after Uri terror attack that prompted… Read more »


Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, fearing that the move could have serious implications… Read more »


Top US think-tank analyses 2 yrs of NDA govt

WASHINGTON: Two years of the NDA government have instituted significant reforms including the passing of the GST bill in India but “cultural issues and saffronisation” have resulted in a slow… Read more »


US to initiate action against India-based printer for fraud

WASHINGTON: The US will initiate actions against host of global companies and individuals, including those in India, involved in mass mailing fraud schemes that have collectively defrauded millions of elderly… Read more »


US against ‘destabilizing actions’ by N-weapon states

WASHINGTON: Amidst a war of words between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, the US has said it discourages “destabilizing actions” by all states with nuclear weapons and missile capabilities. “We… Read more »


Vibrant Gujarat Summit to showcase GST related issues: Official

WASHINGTON: The Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January could be the first occasion to showcase to the international community the issues related to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and its implementation,… Read more »


Pak was nearly placed on list of state sponsors of terror

ASHINGTON: Pakistan was “nearly placed” on a formal US list of state sponsors of terrorism during 1993 to 1994, an ex-CIA official has said. “At the start of the (Bill)… Read more »


Don’t want to see Indo-Pak tensions lead to ‘some incident’: US

WASHINGTON: Amid escalating war of words between India and Pakistan, the US has called for Indo-Pak dialogue to reduce tensions, saying it does not want to see the situation to… Read more »


Pakistan can’t ‘pick and choose’ terror groups to go after: US

WASHINGTON: In a blunt message, the US today told Pakistan it cannot “pick and choose” the terrorist groups it goes after and has to target militants who seek to harm… Read more »

US favours status quo on Jammu and Kashmir Spokesman

US favors status quo on Jammu and Kashmir: Spokesman

WASHINGTON: The US appeared to be favoring status quo in Jammu and Kashmir and maintaining the Line of Control, but made it clear that it was entirely up to the… Read more »