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United States asks India to ensure laptop import policy does not restrict trade

New Delhi: United States Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai has called upon India to ensure that the existing end-to-end online system and associated policies governing the import of laptops do not pose trade restrictions in the future.

US Federal Reserve keeps key rates unchanged in a unanimous decision

Washington DC: The Federal Reserve, which is the Central bank of the United States, on Wednesday, opted to keep interest rates steady at their highest level in 22 years for the second consecutive meeting, Bloomberg reported.

US economy: Consumer spending grows in Aug, underlying inflation eases

Washington: Consumer spending in the U.S. rose in August, although the core inflation rate, excluding food and energy, showed a decrease, falling below 4.0% compared to the previous year, Reuters reported.

Apple stocks fall, drag US bourses down after China widens curb on iPhone use

Apple stocks fell 4%, triggering a rout in the US stock market, after the Chinese government widened curbs on iPhone use by government officials, Reuters reported.

Meeting held to Renewable Energy Technology Action Platform under US - India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership

New Delhi: India and the United States held a meeting on Tuesday to launch the new U.S. - India Renewable Energy Technology Action Platform (RETAP) under the Strategic Clean Energy Partnership, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNREP) said.

US govt's Federal Trade Commission accuses Amazon of duping millions of consumers into subscribing to Prime: Report

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has slapped legal charges on Amazon.com Inc, alleging that the company enrolled millions of consumers into its paid subscription service, Amazon Prime, without their consent and made it difficult for them to cancel, Reuters reported.

FM Sitharaman holds roundtable with investors, biz leaders during US visit

Washington: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday attended a roundtable meeting with business leaders and investors, co-hosted the by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and US-India Business Council in the US Chamber, in Washington, DC.

Employment slows down in US as economy cools

Washington: Job gains in the US decreased for a second consecutive month in March, the latest government data revealed, indicating that the economy is slowing down as policymakers continue their efforts to curb inflation, AFP reported.

Tesla cuts down car prices amid economic slowdown

New York: Elon Musk’s Tesla has reduced the prices of its electric cars in the United States, its website showed on Thursday, apparently to offer discounts to potential customers in light of an economic slowdown.

Apple’s suppliers in China hurry to move out manufacturing capacity; India among top choices apart from Vietnam

Apple’s Chinese suppliers may move their capacity out of the country at a quicker rate than expected, to avoid the negative consequences of increasing tensions between Beijing and Washington, according to one of Apple's top partners, Bloomberg reported.

Air India ordered to pay $121.5 million as refunds and $1.4 million in penalties by US Transportation Dept

The US has ordered Air India to pay a massive $121.5 million as refunds and $1.4 million as a fine for extreme delays in issuing refunds due to cancellation of flights or changes in flight timings during the time of the Covid-19 pandemic, media reports said.

TCS to create 1,200 local jobs in Illinois and expand reach of STEM Education Programs

Naperville IL/ New York: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) announced plans to boost its footprint in Illinois, U.S. by creating 1,200 new jobs by the end of 2024.

‘Partnership of Trust’ between India-US progressing from strength to strength: Piyush Goyal

San Francisco (US): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal Tuesday interacted with the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), the leadership of GITPRO (Global Indian Technology Professionals Associations)  and FIIDS (Foundation for India and Indian Diaspora Studies) here.

US blocks Russia's access to dollars, increasing risk of default: Report

The United States has started blocking Russia from making debt payments using dollars held in U.S. banks, media reports said.

US to waive in-person interview for H1-B visa applicants in 2022

The H1-B visa applicants will not be required to appear for in person interview at the US consular offices through 2022 to reduce visa wait times, the State Department has said, media reported.