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US court asks Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh by June 18

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:48

A US court has asked a Sikh group to serve summons on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by June 18 or face dismissal of a case of alleged violation of human rights during his tenure.

'Certainty' will be agenda with India's new govt: US industry

'Certainty' will be agenda with India's new govt: US industry

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:14

The US industry has said it wants "predictability, certainty and transparency" in India's economic and trade policies, and this would be its agenda with the new government to be formed after the poll results of the Lok Sabha elections.

Russia destabilising Ukraine, alleges John Kerry

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:04

The US has alleged that Russia is destabilising situation in Ukraine and warned Moscow that if it continued in this direction, it will not just be a "grave mistake" but an "expensive" one.

US stocks gain but market is wary of Ukraine

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 08:55

US stocks finished higher as concerns about rising tensions in Ukraine cast shadows over largely positive earnings results from Apple and other large companies.

Israel flays US on `weak` reaction to Fatah, Hamas unity deal

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 05:29

Israel has criticised America`s "weak" reaction to the unity deal reached between rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas and demanded a clearer and more resolute response, a media report here said.

Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 03:10

The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signalled a willingness to release him but are unclear which US government officials have the authority to make a deal, according to two individuals in the military working for his release.

E-cigarettes to be regulated under new US plan

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 00:24

US regulators proposed new restrictions today on the soaring 2 billion USD market in e-cigarettes, which until now have been free from federal oversight.

India, Pakistan must reinvest in economic ties: US think-tank

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:27

Arguing that heavy military spending has been detrimental to the people of India and Pakistan, a US think-tank today appealed to leaders of the two neighbours to reinvest in trade and confidence building.

Nearly 5 million elderly go hungry in US: Study

Nearly 5 million elderly go hungry in US: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:15

In a shocking revelation, a study has found that 4.8 million people above the age 60 go hungry in the US due to financial strains.

Pakistan, US discuss regional situation

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 20:28

US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins has opened talks with Pakistani leaders on bilateral and regional issues, focusing on the situation in Afghanistan, officials here said Thursday.

Russia-led security bloc suspends cooperation with NATO

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:33

The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has decided to suspend its contacts with NATO over the confrontation between the two blocs over Ukraine, the CSTO`s secretary general said Thursday.

GM profit plunges after recall costs

GM profit plunges after recall costs

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:25

General Motors, the largest US automaker, on Thursday reported first-quarter profits plunged 85 percent after a series of vehicle recalls.