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USIBC seeks relaxation in FDI norms in insurance and defence

USIBC seeks relaxation in FDI norms in insurance and defence

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:41

The US India Business Council (USIBC) has sought an increase in FDI cap in key sectors like insurance and defence in Modi government's maiden Budget to be presented on Wednesday.

US pharma companies want dialogue with India on IPRs

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 11:36

Patents system is very important for encouraging many aspects of innovation.

India slips to 4th place in UNCTAD's FDI destination ranking

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 23:05

China has retained its top position as the world's most attractive investment destination followed by the US and Indonesia at second and third place.

US says Fed not involved in clearing India`s Iran oil dues

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:32

The US Federal Reserve is not involved in clearing payments made by India to Iran to pay some of its dues for oil bought from the Middle East country, a US Treasury Department spokeswoman said.

US official cites West Bengal for greater women representation

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 05:21

Citing the example of West Bengal villages, a top US official has said that local elected bodies with greater women representation raise important social issues.

US dismisses report on India covertly increasing nukes

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 02:33

The US today dismissed a report suggesting that India is covertly enriching its nuclear weapons capabilities, describing it as "speculative".

`Condoleezza Rice brought world`s largest and oldest democracies together`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 05:47

Former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, played a key role in bringing the world`s largest democracy, India, and the oldest democracy, the US, "together", a top American diplomat has said.

US offers ground-breaking defence technologies to India

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 08:59

The US has a number of "ground-breaking" defence technologies, including a helicopter and an unmanned aerial vehicle program, to offer to India for co-development and co-production, a top Pentagon official has said.

`US encourages dialogue between India and Pakistan`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 12:17

The US encourages talks between India and Pakistan and believes that bilateral dialogue is an important step for them to move forward, a top Obama Administration official has said.

US lobby group changes its stand over India

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 09:16

Manufacturers throughout the US want to see a stronger and more robust Indian economy.

US in touch with Ind and Afghan on the abduction of aid worker

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 13:30

The United States is in touch with both Indian and Afghan authorities on the abduction of an Indian aid worker from Herat in Afghanistan by unidentified gunmen, US officials have said.

Obama's energy policy to benefit India and China

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 09:55

The path breaking clean energy policy unveiled by the Obama administration would put the US at a disadvantage against countries like India and China, top US lawmakers and policy advocacy groups have said.