Pak nuke warheads have India on target: Report

Pak nuke warheads have India on target: Report

A latest Congressional report has said that Islamabad's "full spectrum deterrence" doctrine has increased risk of nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan.

US committed to provide 8 F-16s despite Indian hurdles: Pakistan

US committed to provide 8 F-16s despite Indian hurdles: Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 19 (PTI) The US was committed to supply eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan despite India's efforts to block its delivery, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said today.

Pakistan one of the likely 'havens for new terror': Obama in State of Union address

Pakistan one of the likely 'havens for new terror': Obama in State of Union address

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that Pakistan could fast become one of the likely ''havens for new terror'' during his final State of the Union Address to the Congress.

Sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by Obama administration stalled by US Congress: Report

Sale of F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan by Obama administration stalled by US Congress: Report

The move by Barack Obama administration’s to sell Pakistan eight new F-16 fighter jets has been stalled by US Congress, as per a media report.

US won't sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan for now

US won't sell F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan for now

The sale of eight new F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan has been held by the US Congress which reflects the growing anti-Pakistan sentiments on Capitol Hill .

Gun owners grill Obama at town hall

A series of mass shootings has punctuated Obama`s time in office.

Full text of US President Barack Obama’s speech on new gun control measures

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday wept in public as he announced a slew of executive measures to tackle the gun violence that claims thousands of lives in the country each year.

US House panel seeks information on NSA spying report

A US House of Representatives committee asked the National Security Agency on Wednesday for information about a media report that the agency, while spying on Israeli officials, also intercepted communications between the Israelis and members of Congress.

Obama to deliver his last State of the Union on Jan 12

 US President Barack Obama would deliver his last State of the Union Address on January 12 to highlight the "remarkable" achievements of his presidency like the restoration of ties with Cuba, work on a historic nuclear deal with Iran and the global climate change agreement. Obama, 54, who is currently on his year-end vacation in Hawaii, announced this in an email to his supporters yesterday.

US Congress passes IMF quota reform to benefit India and China

US Congress passes IMF quota reform to benefit India and China

The reform gives more voting rights to countries like India and China - and is a much better reflective of the global economic scene was struck for the past several years as the Congress.

China welcomes US Congress' ratification of IMF quota reforms

China welcomes US Congress' ratification of IMF quota reforms

China on Saturday welcomed the US Congress' ratification of the 2010 quota and governance reforms of the IMF that will give more voting rights and "enhance" the representativeness of emerging economies including India at the international institution.

Indian IT companies shocked as US raises H1B visa fee by double

Indian IT companies shocked as US raises H1B visa fee by double

The next visa application session kicks off on April 1, 2016.

Bad news for Indian IT companies! US double H1B, L1 visa fee

Bad news for Indian IT companies! US double H1B, L1 visa fee

US decided to impose a special fee of USD 4,000 on certain categories of H-1B visas and USD 4,500 on L-1 visas.

Humans may start exploring space soon; US legalises Asteroids mining

Humans may start exploring space soon; US legalises Asteroids mining

Studies based on observation and meteorites suggest space is even richer in iron ore.

Iran Parliament approves Nuclear Deal with world powers

Iran Parliament approves Nuclear Deal with world powers

Iran's parliament approved on Tuesday the country's nuclear deal with world powers, paving the way for the historic agreement curbing Tehran's atomic programme to take effect and for sanctions to end.

Lew asks US Congress to approve IMF quota reform

Lew asks US Congress to approve IMF quota reform

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has asked the Republican-controlled Congress to pass the IMF quota reform to give emerging markets a bigger say at the global lender.

US Congress lets 'discriminatory' outsourcing H-1B fee lapse

US Congress lets 'discriminatory' outsourcing H-1B fee lapse

In a breather for Indian IT firms, the "discriminatory" USD 2,000 H-1B fee mostly imposed on them has now lapsed in a Republican-majority US Congress.

 

Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in U.S. Congress

Supporters of the international nuclear agreement with Iran moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday when two more Democratic senators said they would support the pact.

Planned Parenthood report says fetal tissue videos were distorted

Planned Parenthood told US congressional leaders on Thursday that manipulations and deletions used in the editing process of secretly recorded videos slamming the organisation rendered the tapes unreliable for government inquiries.

Kerry warns Congress not to stand in way of Iran deal

The US cannot persuade countries like India and China to join the Iranian sanctions regime again, Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said as he warned the Congress against rejecting the nuclear deal with Iran.