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US move to abolish H-4 visas to impact tens of thousands of Indians

H-4 visa is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.

18 Oct 2018 4:06 PM

Trump govt plans to 'revise definition of employment' under H-1B visas

The Trump administration has said it is planning to 'revise' the definition of employment and specialty occupations under the H-1B visas.

18 Oct 2018 11:41 AM

US calls for separate trade agreements with EU, Japan, UK

US Trade Representative Lighthizer said the administration notified Congress of its intent to negotiate the three separate trade agreements.

17 Oct 2018 2:02 PM

Harvard University accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Asian-Americans, who represent about 6 per cent of the US population, comprise 23 per cent of Harvard’s current freshman class.

16 Oct 2018 1:35 PM

'Not helpful': US on India buying oil from Iran, S-400 missiles from Russia

The US has given a November 4 deadline to its allies to bring down their import of Iranian oil to zero.

12 Oct 2018 3:36 PM


Venezuela: President Maduro says Trump govt wants to have him killed

Maduro said the US had asked the govt in neighboring Colombia to kill him. He vowed that 'they will not even touch a single hair of mine'.

12 Oct 2018 11:43 AM

'Real progress' made with N Korea toward denuclearisation: Pompeo

Pompeo's trip was intended to set the table for a second summit between Trump and Kim, who held an historic summit in Singapore on June 12.

10 Oct 2018 12:12 PM

Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to UN, says won't run against Trump

Haley insisted that she is not going to run for president in 2020 and will instead campaign for President Donald Trump.

09 Oct 2018 8:24 PM

Terror group Babbar Khalsa among separatist outfits that pose risk: US

As per National Strategy for Counterterrorism, the Sikh militant group is responsible for terror attacks in India.

06 Oct 2018 10:59 AM

Going extra length to find Iranian oil substitute for India: US

White House reiterated its warning to all purchaser of Iranian oil to bring it down to zero by Nov 4 or face imminent sanctions.

05 Oct 2018 9:45 AM


US threatens sanctions ahead of India-Russia missile systems deal

India and Russia will sign a deal for the multi-billion-dollar S-400 surface-to-air missile system this week.

04 Oct 2018 8:01 AM

US won't grant diplomatic visas to same-sex partners: officials

The new policy was circulated in a United Nations memo last month and took effect on Monday.

03 Oct 2018 1:15 PM

US unlikely to change policy on suspension of Pak aid: Mike Pompeo

Given Pakistan's influence over the Taliban, the Trump administration also wants Islamabad to bring them to the peace table.

03 Oct 2018 11:16 AM

Saudi King won't last in power without US support: Trump

Saudi Arabia is the world's top oil exporter and the de facto leader of OPEC, which has been criticized by Trump for high oil prices.

03 Oct 2018 10:24 AM

UN wasn't laughing at me, they were laughing with me, says Trump

The incident took place during Trump's speech to the annual UN General Assembly.

27 Sep 2018 10:55 AM


No sanctions, no threats: Iran hits out at 'hostile' US approach

'The United States policy vis-a-vis the Islamic Republic of Iran has been wrong from the beginning', Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

26 Sep 2018 1:48 PM

Trump says US ‘booming like never before’, draws a laugh from world leaders at UNGA

Trump said America’s economy is booming like never before and since his election, the US has added USD 10 trillion in wealth.

26 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

We are going to win, says Mike Pompeo on trade war with China

Trump has taken an increasingly hard line on trade, with USD 200 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports set to take effect on Monday.

24 Sep 2018 2:02 PM

Will end work permits for families of H-1B visa holders in 3 months: US

Department of Homeland Security said new rule would be submitted to Office of Management of Budget, White House, within three months.

22 Sep 2018 9:34 AM

China won’t just play defence in trade war with US: Media

US and China already levied duties on USD 50 bn worth of each other’s goods in intensifying row that has jolted global financial markets.

17 Sep 2018 1:22 PM