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USA allows use of Ebola test overseas as crisis deepens

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 06:17

U.S. health regulators on Wednesday authorized the use of an Ebola diagnostic test developed by the Pentagon to help contain the world`s worst outbreak of the deadly virus.

Wife of American jailed in Cuba calls for Obama help

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 05:41

The wife of an American serving a 15-year term in a Cuban prison has demanded that President Barack Obama personally intervene for his safe return.

Senate committee orders review of Cuban Twitter

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 07:33

A powerful Senate committee has ordered for review of all facts and documents related to the secret "Cuban Twitter" programme of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), headed by Raj Shah, highest ranking Indian-American in Barack Obama Administration.

Sustainability needs to be part of companies` DNA: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:20

Senior representatives of international organisations like the USAID, The World Bank and Brookings India said that businesses need to be given incentives to make them work towards sustainable development.

USAID to pull out of Ecuador: US embassy official

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 03:05

The US Agency for International Development has decided to end its operations in Ecuador next year after failing to reach an agreement with its leftist government, a US embassy official said on Tuesday.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 19:00

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.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 18:33

The US said it will facilitate $100 million investment for India`s burgeoning clean energy sector.

US puts $10 mn bounty on USAID employees` killers

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 23:49

The US State Department Tuesday offered $10 million in rewards for information on two killers of two employees of the US Agency.

Russia`s ruling party denies USAID funding

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 23:54

Russia`s ruling party lashed out Friday at allegations by Washington that it had taken advantage "over the years" of programmes run by the USAID mission.

Russia expels USAID for trying to sway politics

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 11:52

Russia ordered the USAID to halt its activities in the country by October 1 accusing the American aid mission of meddling in its domestic politics.

Dikshit seeks USAID assistance to build houses for poor

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 13:49

Delhi CM sought assistance from the USAID for an ambitious project to build houses for economically weaker sections of people in the capital.

Dikshit seeks USAID assistance to build houses for poor

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 12:52

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday sought assistance from the USAID for an ambitious project to build houses for economically weaker sections of people in the capital.