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Rupee depreciates further by 28 paise to 61.83 against dollar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:30

The rupee fell for the second day and depreciated by 28 paise Tuesday to 61.83 against the dollar which strengthened on expectations US lawmakers would reach a deal to end the debt ceiling impasse.

US lawmakers close to deal to end 14-day-old shutdown

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:12

As the US inched closer to an unprecedented debt default, US lawmakers on Tuesday held a flurry of negotiations and expressed optimism over a potential deal that could end the government shutdown, raise the debt ceiling and avert a crisis that may trigger a global economic turmoil.

Rupee rebounds 54 paise to 2-month high of 61.39

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 18:31

The rupee bounced back by 54 paise to close at an almost two-month high of 61.39 against the dollar amid sales of the US currency by exporters, firm equities and capital inflows.

Obama to hold personal meeting with lawmakers on shutdown

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 14:04

The White House had invited the full Republican caucus to participate in a meeting with the president, but the Speaker opted to send a smaller delegation.

Eight lawmakers arrested at US immigration rally

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 11:47

Eight Democrat members of US Congress courted arrest in a show of civil disobedience at a rally here calling for comprehensive immigration reform to legalise America`s 11 million undocumented workers, including 300,000 Indians.

Obama to meet with lawmakers on shutdown Wednesday

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 22:13

A White House official says President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting on the government shutdown.

US lawmakers propose national park on Moon

Last Updated: Sunday, July 14, 2013, 14:18

US lawmakers are pushing a plan to establish a new national park that would be quite literally be out of this world - on the Moon.

US lawmakers urged to focus on legal immigration reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 15:14

American experts on Wednesday called for giving Green Card for science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) students, eliminating country-specific caps and recapture unused visas to spur economic growth and create new jobs in the country.

Ahmadiyya community meets US lawmakers on prosecution in Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 08:26

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community during their `Day on the Hill` briefed US lawmakers on their alleged persecution in Pakistan, official sources said.

US lawmakers plead with Putin, Obama on pending adoptions

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 13:29

Lawmakers have appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Prez Barack Obama, to allow pending US adoptions of Russian children to go through.

US lawmakers release documents on Walmart bribery allegations

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 13:49

US lawmakers have released emails that show Wal-Mart's top leadership was aware of allegations of bribery in its Mexico operations as early as 2005 but the global retail giant said it has provided this information to law enforcement authorities as part of investigation into the bribery allegations.

Barack Obama 'optimistic' on plan to avert fiscal cliff

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 09:41

President Barack Obama held out hope for a last-minute agreement to avoid the "fiscal cliff" before a looming year-end deadline to avoid tax increases and spending cuts.