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US senator concerned over situation in Tibet

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 16:11

Expressing concern over the situation in Tibet, US Senator Harry Reid has said "what is happening there is very sad", the Central Tibetan Administration, based here, said Friday.

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.

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.

Syria crisis: US Senate vote on military strike delayed

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 11:21

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday postponed the vote of Senate Panel on US military strike against Syria.

US immigration bill advances in Senate

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 09:12

The Senate has voted to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurdle that would open the door to US citizenship for millions.

US Senate gun bill would expand background checks

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 15:55

Gun control legislation that US Senate will debate next month will include an expansion of federal background checks for firearms buyers, Majority Leader Harry Reid said.

Bill moved to strip US aid to Pak, Egypt, Libya

Last Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 12:44

An American Senator has moved a Congressional amendment to strip all US aid to Pakistan, Egypt and Libya, totalling about USD 4 billion per annum.

‘Republicans supporting firms that outsource jobs to India, China’

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 00:37

As the US Senate debated on the Bring Jobs Home Act, a top Democratic leader on Wednesday accused the opposition Republicans of supporting companies which outsource jobs to countries like India and China.

Now, Team USA 2014 uniforms to be made in US

Last Updated: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 12:44

The US Olympic Committee will be changing its policy so as to make the now China-made Team USA’s uniforms in the country itself in 2014.

`Burn China-made US Olympic uniform`

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 10:18

The US uniforms for the Olympics are made in China, causing members of Congress to fume.

US Congress puts brakes on anti-piracy bills

Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 10:03

US lawmakers stopped anti-piracy legislation in its tracks on Friday, delivering a stunning win for Internet companies that staged an unprecedented online protest this week to kill the previously fast-moving bills.

Debt deal has a way to go as test vote delayed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 09:05

Negotiations on a deal to raise the debt limit still had a way to go, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said, postponing until later on Sunday a test vote on a Democratic deficit reduction bill.