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With Hamid Karzai stonewalling every US effort to conclude a bilateral security agreement, the Obama Administration is pinning its hopes on India to persuade the Afghan President to sign the deal and end the current political imbroglio on the issue. A top Obama Administration official has...Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 9:51am
US President Barack Obama has cited an Indian-American woman entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley after she got a green card following over 12 years of agonising wait to push for a comprehensive immigration reform that would attract best talents from across the globe. "We're training our own...Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 3:59pm
US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American Vivek Murthy for the post of Surgeon General, which a top American lawmaker described as a historic moment for the community across the country. While Obama had announced his intent to nominate Boston-based Dr Murthy for Surgeon General...Tuesday, 19 November 2013 - 8:40am
National interest today demands that Congress and BJP seriously think of forming a coalition government -- based on a common minimum programme -- after the next general elections, filmstar-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha has said. Asserting that his vision of a joint BJP-Congress government...Monday, 11 November 2013 - 2:44pm
The officials on both sides said the two leaders would chalk out an action plan to not only address their differences, but to also put their relationship on a strong footing.Wednesday, 23 October 2013 - 9:15am
The government proposes to bring down fiscal deficit, an indicator of government borrowing, to 4.8 % of the GDP in 2013-14 from 4.9 % a year ago.Sunday, 13 October 2013 - 5:09pm
The policy framework for the entry of foreign banks in India, Rajan added, would be unveiled in the next few weeks.Sunday, 13 October 2013 - 4:28pm
The IMF, in its latest World Economic Outlook report, also said India is among the economies that may require more tightening to address inflation pressure.Tuesday, 8 October 2013 - 7:03pm
The political impasse that shut down the US government entered its fifth day today without showing any signs of abating, with Republicans launching a furious counter-attack on the White House.Saturday, 5 October 2013 - 12:53pm
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