January 22, 2021 21:18 (IST)
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Will operationalise India's major defence partner status: Joe Biden's nominee for defence secretary

Washington: Gen (retired) Lloyd Austin, US president Joe Biden’s pick to head the Pentagon, has said he will operationalise India’s “Major Defence Partner” status and build upon the US-India existing strong defence cooperation.

Declassified US report stresses on India's growing role in Indo-Pacific region

Washington: A declassified report by the outgoing Donald Trump administration has described the increasing presence of India in the Indo-Pacific region.

Democratic process cannot be subverted through unlawful protests: PM Modi over riot in US Capitol

New Delhi/IBNS: Reacting to the riot in the US Capitol by the supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the democratic process cannot be "subverted through unlawful protests".

US recognises India’s desire to produce more military equipment within country, says outgoing American envoy Juster 

New Delhi: Outgoing US envoy Kenneth Juster on Tuesday said America recognises India's desires to produce more of its military equipment within the country.

India-US have lots of scope to expand flow of goods, services: Envoy Kenneth Juster

New Delhi: Outgoing  US Ambassador Kenneth Juster on Tuesday said a A stronger economic relationship between India and America will not only bring benefits in terms of jobs and growth, but would add stability to the Indo-Pacific region.

US President Donald Trump presents PM Modi with 'Legion of Merit'

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Monday presented Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the country's top honour 'Legion of Merit' for his leadership in elevating the strategic partnership of the two countries.

US welcomes agreements signed between India, Bangladesh

Dhaka/Washington/New Delhi: The US has welcomed all the agreements signed between India and Bangladesh last week.

India-Australia-Japan-United States senior officials consult via video conferencing 

New Delhi: Senior officials from the Ministry of External Affairs of India, Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade of Australia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and Department of State of the United States of America interacted through a video conference on Friday, officials said.

India, US agree to increase collaboration on counternarcotics regulation

New Delhi/IBNS: India and the United States in a recently held virtual meeting agreed on increasing collaboration on counternarcotics regulation and law enforcement.

Mumbai attacks: Five mln dollars US reward for info on LeT terrorist Sajid Mir

New Delhi/UNI: The United States has announced a reward of up to 5 million dollars for information leading to the arrest or conviction of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba terrorist Sajid Mir for his "role" in the 2008 attacks in Mumbai.

Unlike China, India and USA are committed to rule of law: US Senator

Washington: US Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday took a dig at China and said the relationship between the US and India will grow as both the nations are committed to the rule of law which gives confidence to business and investors.

PM Modi, Joe Biden talk, reiterate commitment to Indo-US strategic partnership

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday to congratulate him on his win and reiterate India's firm commitment to its strategic partnership with the United States.

Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy named as co-chair of Joe Biden's Covid-19 taskforce

Washington/IBNS: US President-elect Joe Biden has picked up Indian-American physician Dr Vivek Murthy as one of the co-chairs of the COVID-19 task-force to handle the pandemic.

Malabar 2020: India, US, Japan, Australia to participate in naval drill in Bay of Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: India, US, Japan, and Australia will come together to participate in a joint military exercise called Malabar 2020, which is scheduled to begin on Tuesday in the Bay of Bengal.

Mike Pompeo reaffirms close US-India relationship in third annual 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

New Delhi/IBNS: US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper joined Indian Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh and Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar for the third annual U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in New Delhi on Tuesday.