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Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

Indian-American nominated as US envoy to India

WASHINGTON: Richard Rahul Verma has been nominated as the next US Ambassador to India, becoming the first Indian-American to be appointed for the top diplomatic position in Delhi days ahead… Read more »

ISIS fighters estimate triples CIA

ISIS fighters estimate triples: CIA

WASHINGTON: The Islamic State, the dreaded terrorist group that has gained control over a large part of Iraq and Syria, has up to 31,500 fighters – three times as many… Read more »

LeT against improving ties between India and Pak US official

LeT against improving ties between India and Pak: US official

WASHINGTON: Asserting that Pakistan and Afghanistan based militant groups continue to pose a direct threat to the US interests and its allies in the region, a top American counter-terrorism official… Read more »

Obama vows to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' ISIS

Obama vows to ‘degrade and ultimately destroy’ ISIS

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama today vowed to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State, as he announced a major expansion of the military campaign, including American air strikes in… Read more »

US manufacturing industry pushes India for free trade

US manufacturing industry pushes India for free trade

WASHINGTON: Expressing readiness to revitalize bilateral trade relationship with India, the US manufacturing industry has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide foreign companies a level playing field by… Read more »

Gujarat seeks strong economic ties with US

Gujarat seeks strong economic ties with US

WASHINGTON: Underlining that the new Indian government was focused on eliminating developmental challenges, a high-level business delegation from Gujarat has called American companies to invest and explore business opportunities in… Read more »

Al-Qaeda''s new India branch not a big threat

Al-Qaeda’s new India branch not a big threat: US

WASHINGTON: Al-Qaeda forming a branch for operating in India is not an indication of the terrorist outfit gaining new capabilities, the US today said, asserting that it is committed to… Read more »

US endorses India-Japan strategic partnership

US endorses India-Japan strategic partnership

WASHINGTON: The US has welcomed the just announced India-Japan Strategic Partnership and said it is looking forward to strengthen its trilateral co-operation with them. “The US strongly supports India’s collaboration… Read more »

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Al-Qaeda opens new branch for Indian sub-continent

WASHINGTON: In an alarming development, al-Qaeda has established a new branch to wage jihad in India, revive its caliphate and impose sharia in the Indian sub-continent, US media and intelligence… Read more »

US appalled by brutal murder of  American journalist

US appalled by brutal murder of American journalist

WASHINGTON: The US is appalled by the brutal murder of another American journalist, if a video purporting his beheading by the Islamic State terrorists is genuine, the Obama administration has… Read more »

US says beheading video of 2nd American journalist authentic

US says beheading video of 2nd American journalist authentic

WASHINGTON: A disturbing video showing beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff by dreaded terror group ISIS is authentic, US officials said today. Sotloff is the second American journalist to be… Read more »

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Stronger India is beneficial for world peace: US

WASHINGTON: India is going to be a “very important” player globally and the stronger it becomes, the more beneficial it will be for world peace, a senior Obama Administration official… Read more »

Kerry, Hagel brief Obama on their recent India trip

Kerry, Hagel brief Obama on their recent India trip

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has been briefed by his top cabinet ministers who recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their visits to India and discussed the broad relationship… Read more »

US offers USD 30 mln reward for info on top Haqqani commanders

US offers USD 30 mln reward for info on top Haqqani commanders

WASHINGTON: The US has offered a bounty of USD 30 million for information leading to the location of top five leaders of the Pakistan-based dreaded Haqqani network, which is blamed… Read more »

Obama orders ''targeted'' strikes, humanitarian mission in Iraq

Obama orders ‘targeted’ strikes, humanitarian mission in Iraq

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has authorized “targeted airstrikes” against Islamic militants to protect American military personnel and airdrops of meals and water to thousands of religious minorities trapped on… Read more »

Obama knows importance of strong Indo-US relations White House

Obama knows importance of strong Indo-US relations: White House

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama recognizes the importance of a strong relationship with India, which is not only multifaceted, but there exists an important national security relationship, the White House… Read more »

UCC can't be sued for Bhopal plant contamination US court

UCC can’t be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

NEW YORK: In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court here has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for… Read more »

US blames India for collapse of TFA talks

US blames India for collapse of TFA talks

WASHINGTON: The US has blamed India for the collapse of the talks for a Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and said that New Delhi taking a hardline position has put the… Read more »

US accuses India, other nations of revisiting TFA

US accuses India, other nations of revisiting TFA

WASHINGTON: Without naming India directly, a top US trade official has alleged that a few nations are revisiting their commitment to implement WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement, but hoped for a… Read more »

Stand on TFA contrary to India's promise on biz Trade bodies

Stand on TFA contrary to India’s promise on biz: Trade bodies

WASHINGTON: With India firm on its Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) stand, top global trade bodies and experts said this policy is quite contrary to the promise made by the new… Read more »