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US welcomes India to UN Security Council

05 Jan 2021

World
US welcomes India to UN Security Council

The United States welcomed India to the United Nations Security Council, saying that it looks forward to working over shared interests toward a peaceful and secure India-Pacific region and the world.

Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over international student visa rules

08 Jul 2020

World
Harvard, MIT sue Trump administration over international student visa rules

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Wednesday sued the Donald Trump administration in the United States over expelling foreign students if their classes go online due to the pandemic.

First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy

31 Dec 2019

India
First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy

The 27th Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is all set to take office as India's first Chief of Defense Staff, and quite naturally the expectations from him are high.

Indians 'buying' green cards increased by 300% in 2 years

23 Mar 2019

World
Indians 'buying' green cards increased by 300% in 2 years

In an enormous leap, the number of Indians issued EB-5 visas in the US has gone up by three times in the last two years.

US offers $1mn reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

01 Mar 2019

World
US offers $1mn reward to find Osama bin Laden's son

On Thursday, the United States announced a $1 million reward for information on Hamza bin Laden, the son of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

On 26/11 anniversary, Trump tweets US stands with Indians

27 Nov 2018

World
On 26/11 anniversary, Trump tweets US stands with Indians

On the tenth anniversary of 26/11 terror attacks which killed 166, President of United States Donald Trump tweeted his country stood with Indians.

#26/11Attacks: US says guilty haven't been convicted, announces $5-million reward

26 Nov 2018

India
#26/11Attacks: US says guilty haven't been convicted, announces $5-million reward

On the tenth anniversary of the barbaric Mumbai attacks, the United States of America has said those who plotted the attack have still not been convicted and announced a reward of $5 million for information on preparators.

India plays responsible role in Afghanistan's economic development, reconstruction: US

10 Mar 2018

World
India plays responsible role in Afghanistan's economic development, reconstruction: US

The Trump administration has stated they have seen India play a responsible role in the economic development and reconstruction of Afghanistan "over the last several years."

Why is Trump Jr's dinner offer in India being criticized?

19 Feb 2018

World
Why is Trump Jr's dinner offer in India being criticized?

Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the US President, is arriving in India to launch the 47-storey luxury Trump Towers project in Gurugram.

US religious-freedom watchlist: Pakistan included as 'country of particular concern'

06 Jan 2018

World
US religious-freedom watchlist: Pakistan included as 'country of particular concern'

The US has included Pakistan on a special watch-list of countries which commit "severe violations" of religious freedom.

Govt to change security features on notes every 3-4 years

02 Apr 2017

India
Govt to change security features on notes every 3-4 years

At a meeting held between senior officials of the Finance and Home Ministries, it was decided that the security-features of Rs. 2000 and Rs. 500 notes would be changed every 3-4 years.

Plastic currency to outwit counterfeiters

09 Dec 2016

India
Plastic currency to outwit counterfeiters

The government said that it would begin printing plastic currency notes and that procurement of materials is underway; the move seeks to thwart the efforts of counterfeiters.

Russia slams "double standards" in fight against terror

27 Oct 2016

India
Russia slams "double standards" in fight against terror

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that it was essential for all responsible powers to come together to battle the menace of terror.

Pakistan will attend December meet on Afghanistan in Amritsar

25 Oct 2016

India
Pakistan will attend December meet on Afghanistan in Amritsar

Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to Pakistan's PM on Foreign Affairs claimed that Pakistan will be present at the Heart of Asia conference on Afghanistan in Amritsar this December.

US to Pak: Act against terror or we will

23 Oct 2016

India
US to Pak: Act against terror or we will

The US threatened to take unilateral action against terror-groups in Pakistan if the ISI fails to do so on its own.

Pak envoy says Pak not isolated

07 Oct 2016

India
Pak envoy says Pak not isolated

Pakistan's Special Envoy on Kashmir, while speaking to an audience in Washington at the Stimson's Center, stated that Pakistan has not been isolated internationally.

Pakistan unites after India responds to Uri

03 Oct 2016

India
Pakistan unites after India responds to Uri

Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif has called an all-party meeting to address the ongoing Indo-Pak tension and identify an appropriate response.

Uri attack: Modi to skip SAARC summit in Pak

28 Sep 2016

India
Uri attack: Modi to skip SAARC summit in Pak

As Indo-Pak tensions escalated over the Uri attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the SAARC Summit in Islamabad scheduled for November this year.

World reacts to Uri attack, Pak isolated

22 Sep 2016

India
World reacts to Uri attack, Pak isolated

In the wake of the Uri attacks world leaders expressed solidarity with India on the issue.