Mark Toner

H-1B visa issue: US says it greatly values investments by Indian companies

H-1B visa issue: US says it greatly values investments by Indian companies

The Indian IT industry had expressed serious concerns over this as these visas were mainly used by domestic IT professionals for short-term work in America.

Apr 25, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
Demonetisation necessary to crack down on corruption: US spokesperson

Demonetisation necessary to crack down on corruption: US spokesperson

Prime Minister Narendra Modi government`s action to demonetise high value currency was "an important and necessary step" to crack down on "corruption and tax dodging," State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner has said.

Dec 01, 2016, 10:03 AM IST
Hafiz Saeed a designated terrorist, LeT behind hundreds of deaths: US

Hafiz Saeed a designated terrorist, LeT behind hundreds of deaths: US

After branding Jamaat-ut-Dawaah chief Hafiz Saeed as an avowed terrorist, the United States has asserted that both him and the Lashkar-e-Toiba are designated by the Barack Obama-led Government.

Oct 14, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
No change in US' stand on Kashmir, want Pakistan to act against LeT: White House

No change in US' stand on Kashmir, want Pakistan to act against LeT: White House

US State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner told reporters at his daily news conference on Thursday that Islamabad must act against terror operators including LeT.

Oct 14, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

US State Department spokesperson's remarks are insensitive, says Pakistan

The US State Department deputy spokesperson said that Pakistan was doing so "selectively, we need to see them go after all groups, even those groups that might not threaten Pakistan itself but threaten its neighbours."

Aug 08, 2016, 03:25 AM IST
Don't adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

Don't adopt selective approach to fighting terror: US to Pakistan

Toner said that unlike the Pentagon, the State Department had continued its assistance and some of that included security assistance.

Aug 06, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

'US-India ties of incredible significance to world'

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to Washington next week, a senior US administration official has described the US-India relationship as of incredible significance to the world.

Jun 03, 2016, 10:48 AM IST
US snubs Pakistan, says India's entry to nuclear club is not about arms

US snubs Pakistan, says India's entry to nuclear club is not about arms

US State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner said that India's entry to nuclear club is not about arms.

May 28, 2016, 09:15 AM IST
26/11 attacks: US says it wants justice, asks Pakistan to ''cooperate'' with India

26/11 attacks: US says it wants justice, asks Pakistan to ''cooperate'' with India

The United States has called on the Pakistan government to cooperate with the Indian authorities to fully investigate the deadly 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.

May 27, 2016, 10:25 AM IST

US supports India's rise as capable actor in region: Official

The US supports India's rise as a capable actor in the region and deepening bilateral defence cooperation is a part of it, an Obama administration official said on Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

US to take action against Indian students extending their stay

As many as 21 brokers and middle men including 11 people of Indian-origin were arrested last week as a result of the sting operation.

Apr 12, 2016, 12:44 PM IST

John Kerry to meet Saudi FM in London amid Iran tensions

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet his Saudi counterpart Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in London today amid concerns over the dramatic breakdown in relations between his country and Iran.

Jan 14, 2016, 06:53 AM IST

Kasab was excuted after transparent trial: US

Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks who has been hanged to death, received due process of law in a full and transparent trial, the US said Thursday.

Nov 22, 2012, 09:19 AM IST

Imran Khan is ``welcome`` in US

The US has said that Pakistani politician Imran Khan is "welcome" in the country even though he was briefly held by immigration agents in Canada.

Nov 01, 2012, 16:29 PM IST

India a strong and functioning democracy: US

Supporting the rights of the people of India to protest peacefully over corruption, the United States has said that the country is a functioning and a strong democracy.

Jun 02, 2012, 22:54 PM IST

US working diligently with Pak to reopen NATO route

The United States continues to work with Islamabad towards restoration of the Pakistani land routes.

Jun 01, 2012, 12:48 PM IST

US hopeful of reopening of NATO routes

Pakistan had shut down crucial ground lines of communication in retaliation of the cross border NATO raid that killed 24 of its soldiers.

May 31, 2012, 12:28 PM IST

US wants to see Hafiz Saeed brought to justice

The US recently announced a reward of USD 10 million to anyone for information leading to Hafiz Saeed`s trial in a court of law.

May 08, 2012, 10:24 AM IST

US vows to engage Pakistan on counterterrorism

The US State Department has said the country wants to engage Pakistan on the issue of counterterrorism in a cooperative spirit.

May 06, 2012, 10:58 AM IST

‘Hopefully emerging out of difficult US-Pak ties’

The US is hopeful of emerging out of the "very difficult period" of its relationship with Pakistan, a top official said.

Apr 18, 2012, 13:33 PM IST