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Trade with India more than doubled, want level-playing field for US companies: Trump official

Trade with India more than doubled, want level-playing field for US companies: Trump official

Wells said the US-India ties were strong enough to weather the occasional storm of disagreements over trade and economic issues.

Apr 18, 2018, 09:09 AM IST
US-China trade war could harm global economy: IMF

US-China trade war could harm global economy: IMF

The report, presented ahead of the 2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group, estimates a global economic growth of 3.9 percent for this year and for 2019.

Apr 18, 2018, 06:13 AM IST
Mulling more sanctions on Russia, says USA amid World War 3 fears

Mulling more sanctions on Russia, says USA amid World War 3 fears

The US was considering imposing more sanctions on Russia and the decision will be made "in the near future", White House has said.

Apr 17, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
Syria strikes and World War 3 threat cast a shadow over North Korea denuclearisation talks

Syria strikes and World War 3 threat cast a shadow over North Korea denuclearisation talks

Rising tensions between the US and Russia over military strikes in Syria appears to have jeopardised the North Korean denuclearisations talks.  

Apr 15, 2018, 18:39 PM IST
US adds India to currency watch list with China

US adds India to currency watch list with China

In addition to India, the semi-annual report to Congress names five countries that continue on the list from October: China, Germany, Japan, Korea and Switzerland. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
Over 100 missiles fired at Syria in US-led strikes, Russia warns of 'consequences'

Over 100 missiles fired at Syria in US-led strikes, Russia warns of 'consequences'

Russia said "a significant number" of missiles were shot down by Syrian air defences. 

Apr 14, 2018, 11:15 AM IST
US, France, Britain launch joint precision strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capabilities

US, France, Britain launch joint precision strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capabilities

Trump said a combined operation with France and Britain was underway and that they were prepared to sustain the response until Syria stopped its use of chemical weapons.

Apr 14, 2018, 06:54 AM IST
India beginning to work with US to resolve child abduction cases: Official

India beginning to work with US to resolve child abduction cases: Official

India is beginning to work with the US to find a solution to child abduction cases, a State Department official told lawmakers today, adding that she also pressed upon the Indian government to join the Hague Convention during her visit to the country.

Apr 12, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Indian decision on F-16, F-18 could lead to 5th gen fighter jets: US official

Indian decision on F-16, F-18 could lead to 5th gen fighter jets: US official

"Our F-18, is the twin-engine fighter that India may consider for future purchases. It serves the US very well and has a cutting-edge technology."

Apr 06, 2018, 12:24 PM IST
Change ridiculous immigration laws: Trump to Congress

Change ridiculous immigration laws: Trump to Congress

Earlier, Trump had also threatened to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the US.

Apr 04, 2018, 00:05 AM IST
Indian companies dramatically reduced H1B visa filing: US media

Indian companies dramatically reduced H1B visa filing: US media

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

Apr 03, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
Trade War: China slaps tariffs on 128 US products

Trade War: China slaps tariffs on 128 US products

The trade war between China and the US escalated on Monday, with Beijing slapping a tariff as high as 25 per cent on 128 American products.

Apr 02, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
China's Tiangong-1 space station may fall back to earth on Monday

China's Tiangong-1 space station may fall back to earth on Monday

The European Space Agency forecast the space lab's re-entry for about 7.25 am China time on Monday.

Apr 01, 2018, 22:39 PM IST
Russia orders out 60 US diplomats over spy poisoning affair

Russia orders out 60 US diplomats over spy poisoning affair

In a retaliatory move against Washington which expelled a similar number of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a Russian spy in England.

Mar 29, 2018, 23:55 PM IST
Why do Aadhaar critics get naked before white man for visa: K J Alphons

Why do Aadhaar critics get naked before white man for visa: K J Alphons

MoS for Electronics and IT K J Alphons said the people only have a problem when their own government asks for data or information.

Mar 25, 2018, 19:41 PM IST

'March for Our Lives' - Anti-gun protests held in US

In the wake of last month's shooting at a Florida school, which claimed 17 lives, thousands of people flooded the Pennsylvania Avenue in the American capital of Washington for the "March for Our Lives" on March 24 to support tougher gun controls.

Mar 25, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
Massive crowds rally across US to urge tighter gun controls

Massive crowds rally across US to urge tighter gun controls

Hundreds of thousands of Americans galvanized by last month's Florida school massacre rallied on Saturday at nationwide March For Our Lives protests led by students demanding tighter gun laws.

Mar 24, 2018, 23:49 PM IST
Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'calm heads' needed in looming US, China trade war

Apple CEO Tim Cook says 'calm heads' needed in looming US, China trade war

Amid fears of a possible trade war between the world's top two economies over import tariffs.

Mar 24, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
How does the common man in Pakistan see Hafeez Saeed-led Lashkar-e-Toiba?

How does the common man in Pakistan see Hafeez Saeed-led Lashkar-e-Toiba?

Despite global outcry, top LeT leader Saeed is free and is planning to contest national elections in a bid to go mainstream. 

Mar 24, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
US charges 9 Iranians with global hacking campaign

US charges 9 Iranians with global hacking campaign

An Iranian firm allegedly stole data from 320 universities in the US and 21 other countries.

Mar 23, 2018, 23:39 PM IST