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No evidence Trump Tower bugged by Obama: Top senators

No evidence Trump Tower bugged by Obama: Top senators

President Donald Trump's controversial allegation that the Obama administration wiretapped his Trump Tower in New York wilted further Thursday when two top US senators said they saw no evidence to back the claim.

'White House will have Spanish-language website'

The White House website will have a Spanish-language version, since the government understands "the importance and the interest" that exists for having information in that language, a top official said.

Spouses of H1B visa holders may not be authorised to work in US

Spouses of H1B visa holders may not be authorised to work in US

The Trump Administration has sought 60 days to respond to a court case that challenges the decision of the previous Obama Administration to authorise spouses of H1B spouses to work in the US.

Kal Penn raises USD745,000 for Syrian refugees

Kal Penn raises USD745,000 for Syrian refugees

On Sunday Penn thanked the donors. "This is such a testament to how proud we are of our beautiful country and how fired up we are to #resist our new President's dangerous policies with solidarity and love. Thank you! The donor page remains open, so keep it up!"

Donald Trump clears way for controversial oil pipelines

Donald Trump clears way for controversial oil pipelines

US President Donald Trump signed orders on Tuesday smoothing the path for the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines in a move to expand energy infrastructure and roll back key Obama administration environmental actions.

Very important lessons learnt from Devyani Khobragade incident: US

Very important lessons learnt from Devyani Khobragade incident: US

The Indo-US diplomatic crisis that erupted in 2013 with the arrest of woman diplomat Devyani Khobragade was not only a "low point" in ties but both sides learnt "very important lessons" from it, a top official of the outgoing Obama administration has said.

American companies want more clarity in India's tax policies

American companies are keen on investing in India but they want to see improvement in business climate like clarity in tax policies and streamlining of "complex" regulations, a top Obama Administration official has said.

Israel rejects UN settler vote, lashes out at Obama administration

Israel lashed out at US President Barack Obama over a UN Security Council resolution passed on Friday.

US says India is and will remain a key partner

India is and will remain a key partner of America which is going to remain completely focused on improving and strengthening the bilateral ties during the remainder of the Obama administration, the US has said.

US to press WTO to enforce ruling on Airbus subsidies

 The Obama administration said Monday that it will press the World Trade Organization to enforce a panel report that found the European Union guilty of maintaining illegal subsidies to Airbus.

Obama promises aid to help Louisiana fully recover from flooding

Obama toured the Castle Place neighbourhood in Baton Rouge, moving among ruins and debris, including furniture, mattresses and many other objects damaged by the heavy rains and floodwaters.

US Judge blocks federal action on transgender students' bathroom access

Thirteen states sued the federal government after the Education and Justice Departments sent a letter to schools nationwide in May, informing them that they honour the bathroom choices of transgender students and could risk losing federal education funds if they failed to do so.

US christens PM Modi's vision of Indo-US ties as 'Modi Doctrine'

"The most important outcome in my mind of the visit this week is the compelling vision that was laid out by PM Modi," Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said.

US F-16 sale to Pakistan: Obama administration blocks American funds for purchase?

US F-16 sale to Pakistan: Obama administration blocks American funds for purchase?

The US administration has taken this step following directions from the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which has the authority to withhold the funds.

Bill introduced in US Congress to help India join APEC

Singapore-headquartered Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 economies to promote free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

US lawmaker dismayed at sale of F16 to Pakistan

A top US lawmaker on Tuesday said he was dismayed by the Obama Administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan despite the country's support for terrorism.

Obama admin notifies Congress of sale of F-16s to Pakistan

The Obama administration today notified the US Congress of its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan worth nearly USD 700 million, notwithstanding American lawmakers' demand for stopping the proposed sale.

Sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by Obama administration stalled by US Congress: Report

Sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by Obama administration stalled by US Congress: Report

The move by Barack Obama administration’s to sell Pakistan eight new F-16 fighter jets has been stalled by US Congress, as per a media report.

Obama administration enacts protections for lions

The Obama administration is expected to extend Endangered Species Act protections for two breeds of lions, in response to a large decline in their numbers in Africa over the past two decades.

Made mistake by using personal email: Ashton Carter

Carter said as Secretary of Defence, he does use e-mail very much.