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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 »

China wants to write the rules for commerce in Asia Obama

China wants to write the rules for commerce in Asia: Obama

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has alleged that China wants to write the rules for commerce in Asia which could give American competitors an “unfair advantage” over the US workers. “Right… Read more »

Osama wanted to re-brand al-Qaeda White House

Osama wanted to re-brand al-Qaeda: White House

WASHINGTON: Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden wanted to re-brand his group to identify it more closely with Islam as he was frustrated over its portrayal as a global terror outfit… Read more »

Indian workers win USD 14m award in trafficking case in US

Indian workers win USD 14m award in trafficking case in US

HOUSTON: Five Indian men have been awarded USD 14 million in damages by a US court in a human trafficking case after they were lured to the country and forced… Read more »

Officer who assaulted Indian arrested FBI probe

Officer who assaulted Indian arrested; FBI probe

WASHINGTON: One of the two police officers, who assaulted a 57-year-old Indian man in the US leaving him partially paralyzed, has been arrested and an FBI probe ordered into the… Read more »

Family of Indian paralysed in police action will file lawsuit

Family of Indian paralyzed in police action will file lawsuit

WASHINGTON: The family of the 57-year-old Indian man, who has been left partially paralyzed after a police officer forced him on ground in US, will file a lawsuit with many… Read more »

US policeman leaves Indian partially paralysed

US policeman leaves Indian partially paralysed

WASHINGTON: A 57-year-old Indian man has been partially paralysed in the US when a police officer forced him on ground after receiving report of a “suspicious person” looking into the… Read more »

Sam Smith wins big at Grammys; two Indians score awards

Sam Smith wins big at Grammys; two Indians score awards

LOS ANGELES: British crooner Sam Smith bagged four gongs including song of the year and record of the year for his mega hit ‘Stay With Me’ while Indian artists Ricky… Read more »

Gandhi''s legacy inspiration in dealing with intolerance US

Gandhi’s legacy inspiration in dealing with intolerance: US

WASHINGTON: Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy is an inspiration in dealing with intolerance in the United States and around the world, the White House said a day after President Barack Obama stated… Read more »

Few steps still need to be put in place to implement N-dealWH

Few steps still need to be put in place to implement N-deal: US

WASHINGTON: The US has said that few steps are still needed to be put in place to implement the landmark civil nuclear deal with India and there will be a… Read more »

Obama's Siri Fort speech not a parting shotat BJP WH

Obama’s Siri Fort speech not a ‘parting shot’ at BJP: White House

WASHINGTON: The US has refuted allegations that President Barack Obama’s speech at the Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi, where he delivered a powerful message against religious extremism in India,… Read more »

Good US-India ties pose no threat to China Obama

Good US-India ties pose no threat to China: Obama

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has said China should not feel threatened by good relations between the US and India, as he cautioned the Communist giant against “bullying” small countries like Vietnam… Read more »

I am proud of saving the American economy Barack Obama

I am proud of saving the American economy: Obama

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has said he is proud of saving the American economy making the country stronger and prosperous. “I’m proud of saving the American economy. And we… Read more »