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Donald Trump plans 28 per cent cut in budget for State Department, USAID

Donald Trump plans 28 per cent cut in budget for State Department, USAID

President Donald Trump`s proposed 28 percent budget cut for U.S. diplomacy and foreign aid next year would preserve $3.1 billion in security aid to Israel but reduce funding for the United Nations, climate change and cultural exchange programs.

India worst affected by TB : US ambassador

India's success rate was 66 percent in fighting TB as per the statistical data of 2013. 

US invests USD 100 million to prevent, control TB in India

The US has invested nearly USD 100 million to prevent and control Tuberculosis in India over the last 18 years, but the dreaded disease continues to be a leading cause of death in the country, officials said today.

US ready to send assistance to quake-hit Pakistan and Afghanistan

Offering deepest condolences to those hit by a major earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the US has said it is ready to provide any kind of assistance to the two countries.

US to help provide skills training to 400 million Indians

US to help provide skills training to 400 million Indians

In a boost to India’s ambitious skill development programme, the US will collaborate with it on a number of education-related projects to help the country achieve its goal of providing such training to 400 million people in the next decade.

India highest recipient of US economic assistance: USAID

The US provided USD 65.1 billion as economic assistance to India between 1946 and 2012, according to the US Agency for International Development (USAID) statistics.

Over 20 companies to support Jan Dhan Yojana

Over 20 companies to support Jan Dhan Yojana

Over 20 Indian, US and other international private sector organisations will partner USAID in supporting the central government`s Jan Dhan Yojana programme, a statement said on Wednesday.

USAID to catalyse $100 m to promote clean energy in India

The US Sunday said it will facilitate USD 100 million investment for India's burgeoning clean energy sector and help the country's transition to a low carbon economy and open-up new development opportunities.