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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Indo-US ties have evolved into very deep partnership: Singh

WASHINGTON: The Indo-US relationship has evolved into a very deep partnership which is more than what is generally acknowledged; outgoing Indian envoy Arun K Singh has said and voiced confidence… Read more »

US in 'conversation' with Pak over terror outfits

US in ‘conversation’ with Pak over terror outfits

WASHINGTON: The US has said it is in constant “conversation” with the Pakistani leadership on the threats posed by terror organizations like the Haqqani network operating in the region. “There… Read more »

Indian-origin escapes jail in US due to Hindu culture

Indian-origin escapes jail in US due to Hindu culture

HOUSTON: A 46-year-old Indian-origin man in the US who stabbed his “overweight” wife twice in the abdomen has been spared a prison sentence because the judge agreed that his family… Read more »

Sanders endorses Indian-American Congressional candidate

Sanders endorses Indian-American Congressional candidate

WASHINGTON: Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Indian-American social-worker Peter Jacob, who is running for the US House of Representatives seat in New Jersey which is known to be a… Read more »

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Pramukh Swami built global faith on Vedic values: Clinton

WASHINGTON: Pramukh Swami, the spiritual head of the Swaminarayan sect who passed away last week, built a global faith and community founded on Vedic values, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton… Read more »

US to hold bilateral consular dialogue with India next week

US to hold bilateral consular dialogue with India next week

WASHINGTON: US Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Michele Thoren Bond would travel to New Delhi next week to hold bilateral consular dialogue with India. Bond will travel to… Read more »

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Indo-American in Texas Women’s Hall of Fame

HOUSTON: Renu Khator, Indian-American woman academic, will be inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame for making significant contribution for the benefit of the US’ second largest state. Khator,… Read more »

Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pak

Pentagon blocks USD 300 mn military aid to Pak

WASHINGTON: In a setback to Pakistan, the US has blocked USD 300 million military aid to it after Defense Secretary Ashton Carter declined to give a certification to the Congress… Read more »

UN backtracks on UNMOGIP role in Kashmir, says limited to LoC

UN backtracks on UNMOGIP role in Kashmir, says limited to LoC

UNITED NATIONS: In an unusual move, the UN has backtracked from its statement that it will continue to monitor the situation in Kashmir through its military observer group in India… Read more »

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Obama will go down as worst president in US history: Trump

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump today hit back at Barack Obama for terming him unfit for presidency, saying the “terrible president” was a “disaster” and probably the worst in American history, as… Read more »

US asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution

US asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution

WASHINGTON: The US has asked China to learn from India’s handling of its maritime disputes with its neighbors, ahead of a key ruling by an international arbitral tribunal on rival… Read more »