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Republicans block US Senate bill on gender pay gap

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 15:55

Republicans have blocked a US Senate bill aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this November`s congressional elections.

US senators to demand release of `torture report`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 00:31

A US Senate panel appears likely to demand the release of a contentious torture report that has sharply divided lawmakers and the CIA.

US Senate drops IMF reforms from Ukraine aid

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 03:54

US Senate Democrats bowed to Republican demands Tuesday that IMF reforms be removed from their Ukraine aid package, acknowledging it could not pass with the controversial changes intact.

US Senate confirms Indian-American for key admin post

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 09:23

The US Senate has confirmed an Indian-American Arun M Kumar to a key administration post that would make him responsible for foreign trade.

Dalai Lama to lead US Senate prayers

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 00:49

The Dalai Lama will lead the US Senate in prayer on Thursday as the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader meets leaders of Congress, his office said.

Indian-American pleads not guilty to campaign finance fraud

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 16:48

D'Souza was released on a USD 500,000 bond and his travel has been restricted within the US.

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.

Benghazi attack was preventable, says Senate report

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 13:45

In a highly critical report, a Senate committee has said the deadly attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, could have been prevented and blamed the State Department, the intelligence and even late US envoy Chris Stevens for missing obvious warning signs.

US Senate committee says Benghazi attacks preventable

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 04:22

US Senate Intelligence Committee released report on 2012 Benghazi, Libya assault, blaming Chris Stevens for failing to communicate and heed warnings of terrorist activity in the area.

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.

US Senate advances unemployment benefits extension bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 05:31

The US Senate on Tuesday voted to advance the unemployment benefits extension bill, clearing procedural hurdle for the legislation.