Washington/New Delhi/IBNS: United States President Donald Trump called out India, China and Russia for pumping "filthy" air in the environment while taking on Democrat rival Joe Biden's, attacking him for his views on tackling climate change and defending his own walk out from the Paris accord.
Washington/IBNS: Makers of video-sharing app TikTok have said they have no choice but to sue the Trump administration over an executive order banning its operations and alleged that its "extensive efforts" to protect the privacy and security of TikTok’s US user data have been ignored, said a Reuters report.
Washington/IBNS: The Trump administration has allowed some exceptions in H-1B and L1 travel ban for those continuing employment with the same employer, after imposing a ban on the entry of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories in its June 22 Presidential Proclamation 10052, said media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: After the US imposed restrictions on Air India's special repatriation flights alleging "unfair and discriminatory practices", the government has said it is looking at the requests made by US and other countries to operate these flights, an NDTV report said.
Washington/ IBNS/UNI: United States has opposed the release of 26/11 convict Tahawwur Rana, a Pak origin Canadian businessman who had applied for bail, arguing that there was possibility that he might escape to Canada and evade a probable death sentence in India, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated a first shipment of 100 brand-new, state-of-the-art ventilators to India to assist its fight against COVID-19.
Houston/IBNS: Thousands of Indians stranded in United States due to coronavirus lockdown have requested the government to send flights to evacuate them and connect more cities like Dallas and Houston where a large number of Indians are awaiting to fly back to their country, said a media report.
Washington/IBNS: At least 500 Indian students in the United States who were seeking government assistance to return back to India have been asked to stay put wherever they are, said media reports.
New Delhi/Washington/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the India-US partnership is at its peak following US President Donald Trump's heaps of praises for the South Asian country's most popular leader.
New Delhi/Washington/IBNS: Following the visit by the US representatives to Jammu and Kashmir of India earlier this month, the United States has now urged New Delhi to release the political leaders who are kept under detention since Aug 5 when the Narendra Modi government had scrapped Article 370.
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IBNS): A 61-year old man from Telangana has been shot dead outside his apartment in the United States, media reports said.
New Delhi, Mar 29 (IBNS): Noting the strong growth in India-US strategic partnership, Prime Minister Narednra Modi underscored the importance of growing linkages with Texas in the fields of trade and commerce, energy, industry, education and people-to-people contact.
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IBNS): China on Thursday blocked the move to have terrorist Masood Azhar, who heads the Jaish-e-Mohammed, blacklisted by the United Nations.
Washington, Oct 25 (IBNS): Making a surprising comment, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed the roads in his state are better than the ones in the United States, inviting trolls on the micro-blogging site.
The US continues with its policy incoherent on tackling terrorism in Pakistan, and purportedly promoting regional stability in the AfPak and wider South Asian region. On March, 2017, "the Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Act of 2017" (HR1449), was introduced in the House of Representatives proposing that Pakistan be declared a state-sponsor of terrorism. Ted Poe, who heads the House Sub-committee on Terrorism and Non-proliferation, observed, while introducing the Bill, "Not only is Pakistan an untrustworthy ally, Islamabad has also aided and abetted enemies of the United States for years."