US offers help in reconstruction efforts in Uttarakhand

The US on Thursday expressed its intention to lend a helping hand in the reconstruction efforts under way in calamity-hit Uttarakhand.

Flood-ravaged Uttarakhand to get $150,000 US aid

US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell on Sunday announced that Washington is providing USD 1,50,000 through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to NGOs working in the most-affected areas of Uttarakhand.

US companies now eye smaller cities for biz opportunities: Powell

American companies are increasingly scouting for new business opportunities beyond Delhi and Bangalore in places like Kerala and Rajasthan, the US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell said on Thursday.

Nancy J Powell meets Naveen Patnaik

US Ambassador in India Nancy J Powell on Tuesday discussed issues of interest in Odisha with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

No immediate plan to meet Narendra Modi: US envoy

US Ambassador Nancy J Powell said she did not have any plan "right now" to meet Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of poll-bound Gujarat.

US looks forward to further opening of FDI in insurance: Powell

The US on Thursday said it is looking forward to India opening up its insurance sector further to foreign investors just as it has done in case of FDI in the retail sector.

US Ambassador Nancy J Powell meets UP CM

US Ambassador Nancy J Powell on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at his official residence here, official sources said.

Dikshit seeks USAID assistance to build houses for poor

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

New policies, economic reforms key for India's growth: US

India needs to go for new policies and economic reforms including opening of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail to return to faster growth, US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell said Thursday.

India's policy decisions dampen investment climate: US

Several recent policy decisions by India have caused "significant concern" and "dampened sentiment" about its investment climate, US Ambassador to India Nancy J Powell said Monday.