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India receives $235 billion in remittances in last 3.5 years

India received a whopping USD 235 billion in remittances in the last three-and-a-half years, as per government data.

US embassies ordered to identify population groups for tougher visa screening

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed U.S. diplomatic missions to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny" and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, according to diplomatic cables seen by Reuters.

India conveys 'deep concerns' to US over recent attacks on Indian-origin people

India conveys 'deep concerns' to US over recent attacks on Indian-origin people

"Amb @NavtejSarna convyd r deep concerns to US Gov on recent tragic incidents involving Hardish Patel & Deep Rai," Embassy of India in Washington tweeted on Sunday.

Indian techie's killing: Venkaiah​ Naidu wants 'strongest action' from US

Indian techie's killing: Venkaiah​ Naidu wants 'strongest action' from US

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today condemned the killing of an Indian engineer in Kansas, saying the US government should respond to such incidents and take the "strongest action".

Mexico warns US over border wall funding

Mexico warns US over border wall funding

Mexico has warned the US against imposing a unilateral tax on Mexican imports to finance a border wall, saying it could respond in kind.

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

The Indian embassy in Washington said it is closely monitoring the tragic shooting incident in Kansas and providing all help and assistance to the family of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime.

US to seek extradition of ex-Guatemalan vice president Roxana Baldetti

The US government will seek the extradition of former Guatemalan Vice-President Roxana Baldetti and ex-Interior Minister Hector Mauricio Lopez Bonilla on drug trafficking charges, the embassy said in a statement.

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba back on US govt's annual list of notorious markets

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba back on US govt's annual list of notorious markets

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is back on the US government's annual list of "notorious markets" over counterfeit goods sales.

India growing at 8 pc, why US is not: Donald Trump asks supporters

India growing at 8 pc, why US is not: Donald Trump asks supporters

Trump's remarks at an election rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, came hours after latest figures showed the American economy grew 2.9 per cent in the third quarter this year.

US intervention sought in Indian action against Greenpeace

US intervention sought in Indian action against Greenpeace

The emails hacked from the email account of John Podesta, chairman of Clinton Campaign, also indicates NGOs opposing a massive mining project in Australia being undertaken by the Adani Group. 

Facebook's Sandberg says has no plan to work in government

Facebook's Sandberg says has no plan to work in government

Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, who has been mentioned as a potential Treasury Secretary should Democrat Hillary Clinton become the next U.S. president, said on Tuesday she has no plans to go into government.

Yahoo scan by US fell under foreign spy law expiring next year: Sources

Yahoo scan by US fell under foreign spy law expiring next year: Sources

A Yahoo operation in 2015 to scan the incoming email of its customers for specific information requested by the U.S. government was authorized under a foreign intelligence law, parts of which will expire next year, two U.S. government officials familiar with the matter said.

US grants Airbus, Boeing a chance to sell airplanes to Iran

European airplane manufacturer Airbus announced the license from the US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control early Monday. Chicago-based Boeing followed with its own announcement later in the day.

US government seeks ban on swimming with Hawaii dolphins

The proposal by the National Marine Fisheries Service of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would ban swimming with Hawaiian spinner dolphins or approaching the animals within 50 yards.

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 releases redacted drone strike `playbook`

The 18-page Presidential Policy Guidance (PPG), published Saturday by the American Civil Liberties Union, provides more details than the government had previously revealed on how drone strikes are approved.

US acts to block two mega-mergers in health insurance worth $91 billion

US acts to block two mega-mergers in health insurance worth $91 billion

The US government moved Thursday to prevent two mega-mergers in the health insurance industry, saying they would sharply reduce competition and harm millions of American consumers.

Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft Corp has sued the US government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry and Washington.

We bought 'a tool' to hack terrorist's iPhone: FBI chief

The US government purchased "a tool" from a private party to unlock the iPhone used by a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror attack, according to FBI Director James Comey.

US may not need Apple`s help to crack iPhone

US may not need Apple`s help to crack iPhone

The US government said Monday it may have found a way to crack the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers without Apple`s help, possibly avoiding a showdown with the tech giant.