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US asks its citizens to reconsider travel plans to Pakistan due to terrorism

In the latest travel advisory issued by the US on Monday, several parts of the country, including Balochistan, KPK province, PoK and India-Pakistan border, have been placed in the most dangerous "Level Four" category.

Apr 16, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

Reciprocal visits between India-US officials increasing at an 'unprecedented' pace: Trump administration

Defence and co-operation between India and the US is expanding rapidly, the Trump administration said.

Mar 27, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

Pakistan needs to 'deliver outcomes' to build confidence with US: Trump administration

Trump administration said that Pakistan could play an important role in bringing about a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan. 

Mar 27, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

US woman beats the odds, gives birth to 6 babies in a span of 9 minutes

The babies were born at weights ranging from 1 pound and 12 ounces to 2 pounds and 14 ounces. 

Mar 17, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

Trade an area of frustration in Indo-US ties, claims Trump administration; says door open for India to present serious proposal

The US is understood to have told India that the Trump administration is willing to review its decision to revoke its GSP privileges to India, if New Delhi comes with a credible proposal to address the market access issues that America has been talking about for nearly a year.

Mar 17, 2019, 06:35 AM IST

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on 3-day visit to the US, to meet Trump administration officials

Gokhale is visiting Washington in connection with bilateral foreign office consultation and strategic security dialogue with his American counterparts.

Mar 11, 2019, 09:37 AM IST

US pulls up Pakistan for 'misuse' of F-16 fighter jets against India

The IAF had displayed parts of an AMRAAM beyond visual range air-to-air missile as evidence to "conclusively" prove that Pakistan deployed US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets during an aerial raid targeting Indian military installations.

Mar 02, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

US wins WTO ruling on Chinese grains; decision likely to affect India

A WTO adjudication panel agreed on Thursday with the US complaint that China had paid farmers too much for wheat, Indica rice and Japonica rice in 2012-2015.

Mar 01, 2019, 08:49 AM IST

Alabama woman who joined IS should not return to US: Trump

Muthana, now 24, was a college student when she travelled to Syria over four years ago to join IS.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

US House Democrats move to block Trump's emergency declaration on border

Trump`s move came after Congress declined to fulfill his request for $5.7 billion to help build the wall this year.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

West Virginia teachers to return to work after two-day strike

West Virginia is one of only six US states that does not allow for charter schools, according to non-profit research group the Education Commission of the States.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

Trump says no rush to see North Korea denuclearise

North Korea has conducted no further nuclear and missile tests since the June summit, but has made no commitment to surrendering its nuclear arsenal.

Feb 20, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Ex-Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke, Trump trade blows in rival Texas border rallies

Trump was in El Paso to argue for a wall he says can protect Americans from violent criminals, drugs and a "tremendous onslaught" of migrant caravans.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Donald Trump signs order aimed to make US a global leader in artificial intelligence

As part of the initiative, Trump directed Federal agencies to prioritise investments in research and development of artificial intelligence.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

China, Russia pose challenge to US space capabilities: Pentagon

The Pentagon lists India as one of the nine countries and one international organisation which can independently launch spacecraft.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Withdrawal of US forces in Syria likely to start in weeks: US general

Hundreds of additional troops have been sent to Syria to facilitate the withdrawal.

Feb 11, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

US economy lost $11 billion during 35 day shutdown

US economy expects $8 billion to be recovered as the government reopens and employees receive back pay.

Jan 29, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Five police officers shot at in Houston while attempting to serve a warrant

The policemen were shot as officers from the Houston narcotics division served a warrant.

Jan 29, 2019, 08:00 AM IST

Five gunned down in Louisiana in US, 21-year-old suspected shooter absconding

Dakota Theriot, 21, is wanted in connection with the shootings, authorities said on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2019, 07:09 AM IST

Two dead in post-Christmas blizzard in US, nearly 300 flights cancelled amid holiday rush

The blizzard has fizzled to heavy rain storms that will soak swaths of the southeast, Gulf Coast and New England through the weekend.

Dec 29, 2018, 09:50 AM IST