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PM Narendra Modi's re-election will further deepen US-India ties: State Department

During his visit, Pompeo will meet Prime Minister Modi and his new Indian counterpart External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Jun 22, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Ahead of Mike Pompeo's visit, US says no plans to cap H-1B work visas for Indians

The assurance came from a senior State Department official during a background briefing ahead of Mike Pompeo`s visit to India next week.

Jun 22, 2019, 07:57 AM IST

India-US defence sales at all-time high: Pentagon

Last year, India and the US signed the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement to facilitate interoperability between the two militaries and sale of high-end technology.

Feb 13, 2019, 07:57 AM IST

India-US ties continue to benefit from Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Pompeo said, "The American people and I stand with the people of India as we mourn Prime Minister Vajpayee's passing. Today, we hold the people of India in our thoughts and prayers."

Aug 17, 2018, 07:32 AM IST

Don't panic, no fundamental change in H-1B visa programme, assures US diplomat

The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US firms to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.

Feb 26, 2018, 23:52 PM IST

India, US hit out at 'terror safe haven' Pakistan in joint statement

In a major boost to India, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday said that the administration of President Donald Trump will no longer tolerate terror safe havens anywhere in the world.

Sep 26, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Islamabad unable to deal with Narendra Modi-led India: Pakistani daily

The US decision to ally with India vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir is a sign that "Pakistan has been unable to adapt its approach to India" led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Pakistani newspaper said on Friday.

Jun 30, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie

A guided White House tour by President Donald Trump, a few laughs and a working dinner -- the first for a foreign dignitary at the White House under the current administration -- was how Prime Minister Narendra Modi rounded off his US visit.

Jun 27, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

White House hails PM Narendra Modi's 'vision for new India', says it will help create jobs in US

As Donald Trump administration gears up to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month, the While House has heaped praise on his "vision for a new India" and said that it will also help create jobs in the US.

Jun 13, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

No dip in India-US ties under Trump; defence, Asia-Pacific engagements robust: Sushma

Swaraj said the two nations share “mutually beneficial relationaship”.  

Jun 05, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Indian Americans can help India realise its full potential

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May 05, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

Nikki Haley, Syed Akbaruddin discuss India-US cooperation

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, described her meeting with India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin as "great". 

Apr 27, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

India-US ties stronger, more matured: Arun Jaitley

President Donald Trump this week signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop its "abuse".

Apr 22, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

US President Donald Trump talks to PM Narendra Modi over phone, confirms White House

Donald Trump on Tuesday talked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over phone.

Jan 25, 2017, 00:32 AM IST

Indo-US military logistics pact is mundane: Richard Verma

US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Wednesday said the military logistics memorandum agreement signed with India was mundane in nature and was only limited to logistics.

Dec 14, 2016, 19:42 PM IST

US Congress to formally recognise India as major defence partner: Ashton Carter

This formal recognition would allow both sides to do things that have never been possible earlier, Carter said.

Dec 08, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

India, US armies hold joint training in Uttarakhand hills

As part of the ongoing `Yudh Abhyas 2016` exercise, the Indian and US troops on Thursday participated in joint training operations in the mountainous terrain of Uttarakhand, a defence official said.

Sep 22, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

China has nothing to fear from Indo-US defence pact: Kirby

China has nothing to fear from stronger ties between India and the US after the two countries inked a key logistics defence pact, the Obama Administration has said.

Aug 31, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

India, US agree on joint cyber framework

Stepping up cooperation on counter-terrorism, India and US on Tuesday agreed on a joint cyber framework and intensify intelligence sharing in combating terror and violent extremism.

Aug 30, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

India, US sign military logistics agreement; can now use each other`s assets, bases

LEMOA facilitates the provision of logistical support, supplies, and services between the US and Indian militaries on a reimbursable basis, and provides a framework to govern them.

Aug 30, 2016, 09:47 AM IST