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US lawmakers express concern over China's Belt and Road initiative

US lawmakers express concern over China's Belt and Road initiative

Though China has promoted the program as generous win-win assistance to its fellow developing nations, the OBOR seems motivated primarily by self-interest, Congressman Ted Yoho, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific said.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
Google to push for law enforcement to have more access to overseas data

Google to push for law enforcement to have more access to overseas data

Alphabet Inc`s Google will press US lawmakers on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
Two US lawmakers ask Donald Trump admin to cut Pakistan aid for supporting terror

Two US lawmakers ask Donald Trump admin to cut Pakistan aid for supporting terror

Two top lawmakers have accused Pakistan of supporting terrorism and urged the Trump administration to cut military aid to the country, saying the US should make it more difficult for Islamabad to get its hands on American weapons.

Jun 17, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on ISIS caves in Afghanistan: India hails move, calls for action against LeT, JuD

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on ISIS caves in Afghanistan: India hails move, calls for action against LeT, JuD

Following the bombing over the Achin district of Afghanistan's Nangarhar province by the US, the Indian political fraternity on Friday applauded the move, calling out to other nations to come together against terror.

Apr 14, 2017, 10:09 AM IST
US lawmakers praise Donald Trump administration, say bombarding of ISIS dens in Afghanistan has send 'clear message'

US lawmakers praise Donald Trump administration, say bombarding of ISIS dens in Afghanistan has send 'clear message'

American lawmakers have applauded the Donals Trump administration after the US military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State targets in eastern Afghanistan, saying that "it sends a clear message" to terror groups in the region.

Apr 14, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

US lawmakers say hate crime unacceptable after Kansas shooting

US lawmakers publicly denounced the killing of an Indian engineer by an American navy veteran in an apparent hate crime in Kansas City, saying there is no place for these senseless acts of violence in the country.

Feb 25, 2017, 10:38 AM IST
US introduces bill to bar Indian companies from hiring on H-1B visas

US introduces bill to bar Indian companies from hiring on H-1B visas

A legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives by a bipartisan group of US lawmakers which if passed by the Congress would prevent Indian companies from hiring IT professionals on H-1B and L1 visas.

Jul 09, 2016, 12:47 PM IST
US lawmakers praise PM Modi's Congress address

US lawmakers praise PM Modi's Congress address

Led by Speaker of House of Representatives Paul Ryan, top US lawmakers on Wednesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the joint sitting of the Congress, describing it as "insightful".

Jun 08, 2016, 23:40 PM IST
F-16 fighter jets sold to Pakistan could be used against India: US lawmakers

F-16 fighter jets sold to Pakistan could be used against India: US lawmakers

Top US lawmakers have expressed concerns over the Obama Administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan.

Apr 28, 2016, 07:35 AM IST
Big boost! Now, United States lawmakers want PM Narendra Modi to address US Congress

Big boost! Now, United States lawmakers want PM Narendra Modi to address US Congress

If this turns into a reality, it will be a major shot in the arm for PM Narendra Modi.

Apr 21, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
US lawmakers concerned over violence against minorities in India, write to PM Narendra Modi

US lawmakers concerned over violence against minorities in India, write to PM Narendra Modi

They also raised additional concerns about the lack of recognition of Sikhism as a distinct religion.

Feb 27, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

US health officials tell lawmakers Zika funding is urgent

US health officials laid out details of their battle plan against the Zika virus for lawmakers on Tuesday, saying that more than $1.8 billion in new emergency funds is needed to protect pregnant American women by the summer mosquito season.

Feb 10, 2016, 06:18 AM IST

US House advances tighter sanctions on North Korea

US lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to impose stricter economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the rebellious Asian nation for its latest test of a nuclear bomb last week.

Jan 13, 2016, 05:07 AM IST

US to increase quota of unskilled foreign workers by 400%

These foreign workers are brought in exclusively to fill blue collar non-farm jobs.

Dec 18, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

US lawmakers to act on terrorism financing after California shootings: Hensarling

Federal lawmakers will take up legislation on terrorism financing in the first months of 2016, as last week`s shootings in California move them to act quickly, the chairman of a major US House of Representatives committee told reporters on Thursday.

Dec 11, 2015, 03:26 AM IST

Republicans clash with Barack Obama over Syria refugee program

US lawmakers have moved to freeze White House plans to resettle Syrian refugees, intensifying a standoff with President Barack Obama.

Nov 19, 2015, 04:37 AM IST

Ten US lawmakers wish Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak!

Ten US lawmakers including the lone Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera and Tulsi Gabbard joined "Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists across the world" in celebrating Diwali.

Nov 11, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

EU expects new data transfer deal with US in three months

The EU said Friday it hoped to reach a new deal with Washington within three months on data transfers which major firms like Facebook rely on, but demanded "bullet-proof" privacy protections.

 

Nov 06, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

US Congressmen, Indian-Americans celebrate Diwali

Over 30 top US lawmakers along with leading Indian-Americans from across the country celebrated festival of lights here, in what is the largest ever Diwali celebrations at the US Capitol.

Nov 05, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

'Designate Pakistan country of concern on religious freedom'

Influential US lawmakers Tuesday joined the call to designate Pakistan as a "country of particular concern" on international religious freedom.

Oct 28, 2015, 10:42 AM IST