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US agency's report on religious freedom triggers hot retort by India

USCIRF's annual report on 2019 hauls India over the coals on treatment of minorities

29 Apr 2020 7:57 AM

US says India welcome to bring in serious trade proposals for discussion

Observing that trade is an area of frustration, the US has said that the door is open if India is prepared to bring a serious proposal.

16 Mar 2019 12:04 PM

US revises visa rules for Pak; validity slashed from 5 years to 1 year

The US has revised its visa policy for the Pakistani citizens by slashing the visa validity from five years to 1 year.

06 Mar 2019 4:19 PM

Trump may appoint Indian-American Manisha Singh to key State Dept post

Indian-American Manisha Singh, a native of Uttar Pradesh, moved to Florida along with her parents as a child.

08 Sep 2017 11:08 AM

US urges Americans to leave North Korea before ban kicks in

The US government last month said it would bar Americans from travelling to North Korea due to the risk of 'long-term detention' there.

03 Aug 2017 8:39 AM


US officials admit inconsistency in referring J&K, but no policy change

India, however, had played down the nomenclature by the US, saying similar terms had been used previously too.

22 Jul 2017 3:33 PM

Reduce tension through direct dialogue: Pentagon to India, China

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval heads to Beijing to attend a meeting of BRICS later this month.

22 Jul 2017 11:22 AM

Sikkim standoff: US expresses concern over India-China border dispute

Doka La is the Indian name for the region which Bhutan recognises as Dokalam, while China claims it as part of its Donglang region.

19 Jul 2017 12:30 PM

Clear win for national security: Trump on travel ban verdict

Trump's revised measure seeks to bar from US entry travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days.

27 Jun 2017 1:58 PM

US State Department reverses visa ban after judge stays Trump travel order

The department had said up to 60,000 foreigners from seven majority-Muslim countries had their visas

04 Feb 2017 9:15 PM


Trump picks ExxonMobil chief as Secretary of State: report

Several US Senators have already come out in open against the nomination of Tillerson.

13 Dec 2016 12:06 PM

Giuliani pulls out of Trump Cabinet consideration

Giuliani's withdrawal from consideration came after Trump made clear that he was broadening his search for a secretary of state.

10 Dec 2016 9:07 AM