4 Indian-Americans honoured as 'The Pride of America'

Four Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals being honoured for having "helped advance and enlighten our society, culture, and economy" as "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America" by Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Reduction in Indo-Pak tension suites all parties: US

The US has said that a reduction in tension between India and Pakistan suites all parties and both the countries should work together to attain those common challenges faced by them.

India's growth rate likely to cross 8 percent: Venkaiah Naidu

India's economy is back on track and the country's growth rate is likely to cross eight per cent in the coming years, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said as he asked US investors to take advantage of the current business-friendly atmosphere.

Hillary leads 2016 US presidential race, Jindal way behind: Poll

 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton continues to lead all 2016 presidential candidates including those in the crowded Republican field where Indian-American Bobby Jindal languishes at the 13th place, according to a new poll.

Clinton raises record $45 mln in first campaign quarter

 Hillary Clinton announced Wednesday she raised a record $45 million in the first quarter of her US presidential bid, putting the Democratic frontrunner in prime financial position in the opening months of her 2016 campaign.

No essay required for babus to get London posting: Govt

 The Centre has done away with the requirement of writing a 250-word essay for getting a posting as Minister (Economics) at the Indian High Commission in London, which is mandatory for getting the same in the US.

'Indian-Americans provide important bridge between India, US'

The small but influential Indian-American community provides an important bridge between India and the United States, American lawmakers have said.

Obama, Merkel say `critically important` for Greece to resume reforms: White House

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday agreed that Greece needed to find its way back to a path of reform and avoid an exit from the eurozone, the White House said.

Obama interviews David Attenborough on climate change

US President Barack Obama has lamented the slow progress in combating the threat posed by climate change as he discussed global warming and pressing environmental issues with celebrated British naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

White House condemns attacks in Tunisia, France, Kuwait

The White House condemned "heinous attacks" Friday in France, Kuwait and Tunisia, expressing solidarity and efforts to "fight the scourge of terrorism."

China denounces US hacking accusation as `absurd`

Beijing on Friday denounced as "absurd logic" accusations by the head of US intelligence that China was the main suspect in a massive hack of government data files in Washington.

Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush lose ground in primary state

Both Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, Democratic and Republican front-runners respectively in the 2016 White House race, have lost some ground in New Hampshire, the state set to host the campaign`s first primary.

China slams US human rights record in annual report
China slams US human rights record in annual report

China on Friday slammed the US for a "terrible human rights record", denouncing it for police brutality and global surveillance a day after Washington criticised Beijing`s own performance.

President Barack Obama heckled at White House LGBT event
President Barack Obama heckled at White House LGBT event

US President Barack Obama was heckled during a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month by an activist protesting his administration's policies on deportation of LGBT immigrants.

Obama raises concern over China's cyber, maritime behaviour

US President Barack Obama has raised concern about China's cyber and maritime behavior and appealed to Beijing to take concrete steps to ease tension over the issues.

Chefs, restaurant owners don't want their burgers going over the top

What makes for a classic American burger? It seems chefs and connoisseurs of food in the Washington D.C. may have differing views on this, but one thing is for sure, a majority of them are against ruining the beauty of an American classic.

India and Pakistan should resolve their issues peacefully without third party involvement: US

 The US expects Pakistan will be a responsible stakeholder on security issues and believes that India and Pakistan should resolve all their differences peacefully without any involvement of a third party, a senior American official has said.

Arrest video of Charleston massacre suspect released

 Police released a video Tuesday showing the arrest of suspected white supremacist Dylann Roof, who is accused of gunning down nine African Americans during a bible study class in Charleston.

Urgent need to agree on rules based system: US tells China

 Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that there is an urgent need for US and China to agree on a "rules based system" for rapidly evolving new areas ranging from cyber space to outer space.

US to help Nepal build back better: American diplomat

As Nepal enter recovery and reconstruction phase after the two devastating earthquakes, America's goal is to help the Himalayan democracy "build back better", the US ambassadorial nominee to the country has said.