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India welcomes US move to designate 3 LeT operatives as global terrorists

The designations underline the US-India partnership in counter terrorism efforts which have grown significantly in recent years

1 min read1 Aug 2018

India to US: Will take steps on energy security

The US has told India and other countries to cut oil imports from Iran to 'zero by 4 November or face sanctions, making it clear that there would be no waivers to anyone

1 min read28 Jun 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj to visit US for 2+2 talks

The US state department said the talks would 'focus on strengthening strategic, security and defence cooperation as the US and India jointly confront global challenges'

1 min read21 Jun 2018

Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving amid tense relations: report

The move came a day after Pakistan said it would restrict the movements of all American diplomats in the country in response to Washington's similar restrictions on Pakistani embassy diplomats

1 min read12 May 2018

Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale holds talks with US officials

Vijay Gokhale and state department officials discussed US-India strategic cooperation and US support for India's emergence as a leading power and security provider

1 min read15 Mar 2018

Rex Tillerson to step down by March end

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson says he would delegate his responsibilities to his deputy John Sullivan and would step down by end of this month

1 min read14 Mar 2018

Expect Pakistan to take decisive action on militants: US state department

United States expects Pakistan to take decisive action against militants operating from its soil, says the state department

1 min read3 Jan 2018

US to begin process to move embassy to Jerusalem: Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel capital aligns the US presence with the reality that Jerusalem houses most govt offices, says US secretary of state Rex Tillerson

2 min read7 Dec 2017

Ivanka Trump to lead American team for business summit in India, says US

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, will be leading the US contingent at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad later this month, says state department

1 min read18 Nov 2017

US wants to ‘increase societal tolerance’ in India with $500,000 to NGOs

The US state department on Wednesday announced the grant for organisations which can come up with ideas and projects to promote religious freedom in India

1 min read9 Nov 2017
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