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Maharashtra CM seeks Microsoft support for smart city project

Maharashtra CM seeks Microsoft support for smart city project

NEW YORK: Terming his meeting with India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella as “very productive” and “insightful”, Chief Minister of western Indian state of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis has said the software… Read more »

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to visit NYC on Monday

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to visit NYC on Monday

NEW YORK: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will visit the New York city next week to invite investment and expertise from the US to his state in various sectors and… Read more »

Religion-based violence major rights problem for IndiaUS

Religion-based violence major rights problem for India: US

WASHINGTON: Religion-based societal violence in India was the “most significant” human rights problem in the country in 2014, besides “widespread corruption” and abuses by police and security force, according to… Read more »

Jindal invokes immigrant parents' story in  2016 bid

Jindal invokes immigrant parents’ story in 2016 bid

WASHINGTON: Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, while announcing his 2016 White House bid, invoked the success story of his immigrant parents to highlight that America was a place where hard… Read more »

Jindal's hidden camera family video of prez bid mocked

Jindal’s hidden camera family video of prez bid mocked

WASHINGTON:┬áLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s campaign got off to an awkward start after his team put out a hidden camera video in which he and his wife are seen telling their… Read more »

Bobby Jindal set to announce presidential bid

Bobby Jindal set to announce presidential bid

WASHINGTON: Ending months of speculation, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is likely to announce his 2016 presidential bid in New Orleans that will make him the first Indian-American to run for… Read more »

Reforms absolutely necessary in land, labour and taxationFM

Reforms absolutely necessary in land, labor and taxation: FM

SAN FRANCISCO: Promising a globally compatible business climate in India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said reforms have become “absolutely necessary” in the areas of land, labor and taxes to… Read more »

Govt to weed out root cause of black moneyJaitley

Govt to weed out root cause of black money: Jaitley

SAN FRANCISCO: In a stern message on black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the government is targeting to weed out the root causes of this menace and a… Read more »

Caparo group to invest 150 million $ in US commercial complex

Caparo to invest $150 million in US complex

ST. LOUIS, US: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul’s Caparo group on Friday announced an investment of about 150 million USD (about Rs 945 crore) in a commercial complex here that… Read more »

US Congress calls for increased intel coop with Israel, India

US Congress calls for increased intel coop with Israel, India

WASHINGTON: A bipartisan amendment to Intelligence Authorization Act 2016 seeking expansion of trilateral national security cooperation among the US, Israel and India has been passed by the US House of… Read more »

Concerned over Indo-Pak tensions, Kerry calls Sharif

Concerned over Indo-Pak tensions, Kerry calls Sharif

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed “enormous concern” to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the recent increase in tensions with India, asserting that there should not… Read more »

''If China heads for stagnation it may be an Indian century''

‘If China heads for stagnation it may be an Indian century’

WASHINGTON: With China expected to be headed towards long-term stagnation, it may well be an Indian century if India and the Southeast Asian countries successfully enact pro-market reforms, a group… Read more »

India among rising nations with higher investment commitments

India among rising nations with higher investment commitments

WASHINGTON: Despite a drop in investment commitments of USD 6.2 billion last year, India has figured in top five emerging economies for highest investment commitments in private sector, infrastructure sectors,… Read more »

US asks India to consider more steps to facilitate trade

US asks India to consider more steps to facilitate trade

WASHINGTON: The US has said it is encouraged by the economic reforms being pursued by the Indian government, and appealed to it to consider taking additional steps towards facilitating trade…. Read more »

Indo-US business poised to grow fivefoldUSIBC

Indo-US business poised to grow fivefold: USIBC

WASHINGTON: The bi-lateral trade between India and the United States is poised to grow fivefold from the current USD100 billion to USD500 billion, an Indo-US business body has said. “Trade… Read more »

Woman gets 24 years jail for murder

24 years jail for murder of Indian in US

NEW YORK: A 33-year-old American woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for pushing an Indian man to death in front of a subway train in an attack… Read more »

Expectations from new govt were 'probably unrealistic' Rajan

Expectations from new govt were ‘probably unrealistic': Rajan

NEW YORK: The expectations from the new government when it came to power last year were “probably unrealistic” but it has taken steps to create an environment for investment and… Read more »

Indian-American boy wins National Geographic Bee

Indian-American boy wins National Geographic Bee

WASHINGTON: Karan Menon, a 14-year-old Indian-American student, has won the prestigious National Geographic Bee competition in the US, in which the top three positions were bagged by Indian-origin contestants. Menon,… Read more »

Gabbard among 25 Most Influential Women in Congress''

Gabbard among 25 Most Influential Women in Congress

WASHINGTON: Influential lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard has figured in the list of 25 most influential women in the United State’s Congress. Gabbard, 33, the only Hindu member of the US Congress,… Read more »

Row over donations cheap stunt to defame Hillary

Row over donations cheap stunt to defame Hillary

WASHINGTON: A controversial new book on foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation is a politically motivated “cheap publicity stunt” to defame Hillary Clinton as she tries to break the glass… Read more »