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Modi extended open invite to address US Congress joint session

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 20:15

In a goodwill gesture, Speaker of US House of Representatives John Boehner has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress at a date convenient to him.

US House passes bill on mobile phone ''unlocking''

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 09:59

The House approved the bill easily, by a 295-114 vote, although some Democrats had pushed back against what they said was a last-minute Republican maneuver to change the legislation.

Immigration bill faces difficulty, says US House of Representatives leader

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 00:41

The leader of the US House of Representatives says it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year.

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill, rider for Pak aid

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 15:14

US President Barack Obama has signed a USD 1.1 trillion spending bill that puts conditions on continuation of American aid to Pakistan.

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 11:09

The US Senate has passed the USD 1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that eliminates the threat of another government shutdown at least until October and puts conditions on Pakistan for continuation of aid.

US House passes bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 11:15

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a USD 1.1 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2014, capping a months-long negotiation that signals a truce in three years of fiscal battles plaguing Washington.

US Congress unveils $1 trillion spending bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:33

Negotiators from the US Senate and House of Representatives unveiled a USD 1 trillion spending bill, eliminating the threat of another government shutdown, at least until October.

House leader: US should help Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 00:28

The leader of the US House of Representatives says the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al Qaeda militants. But he also says US troops should not be sent back there now.

House Republicans offer to lift debt ceiling through December

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:01

Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday unveiled a plan that would avert a looming US default, in a sign that lawmakers may end a standoff that has rattled financial markets and thrown America's future creditworthiness into question.

US braces for government shutdown over Obamacare

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 09:01

If the midnight Monday deadline passes without a deal, a shutdown would affect a wide range of government programs, from national parks to the Pentagon.

Congressional resolution mourns loss of life in Uttarakhand

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 09:00

A resolution introduced in US House of Representatives has expressed heartfelt condolences to all those affected in the aftermath of the deadly flash floods.

US House votes to continue surveillance program

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 19:15

The US House of Representatives narrowly approved continuing the National Security Agency`s secret collection of hundreds of millions of Americans` phone records after a fierce debate.