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US senators seek expanded defence trade with India


July 21st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Eyeing India's expansive multi-million dollar military modernisation programme, two top US lawmakers have asked the Pentagon to develop a closer defence relationship with New Delhi, including ... Read more...

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US buys 10 Russian choppers for Afghanistan


June 14th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Pentagon is buying ten Mi-17 helicopters from Russia's state-run weapons broker Rosoboronexport for the Afghan military, the company said Thursday."I can confirm to you ... Read more...

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Massive Indian investments create jobs in US


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 US states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in America, creating thousands of jobs, revealed a survey.The 2012 India ... Read more...

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Huge Indian investments create jobs in US: Survey


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Indian companies operating in 40 American states have invested over $820 million in manufacturing facilities in the US, creating thousands of jobs, according to the 2012 ... Read more...

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US senators seek sanctions on Russian firm


March 13th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A group of 17 US senators have urged the defence department to stop doing business with a Russian state-owned arms exporting company, which they accused of ... Read more...

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US senators confident of ‘true partnership’ with India


December 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Expressing confidence in the future of India-US relations, key members of the US Senate have highlighted the "true partnership" and the expanding cooperation between the "world's ... Read more...

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US Senate greets Indian diaspora on Diwali


October 26th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Recognizing the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the US Senate has greeted Indian diaspora across the world by expressing its "deepest respect for Indian Americans ... Read more...

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Christine O’Donnell Shocks GOP By Her Win


September 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Christine O'Donnell’s win in the Republican Senate primary on Tuesday saw a bitter lashing of words by GOPs which was replete with backbiting. The ... Read more...

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Indo-US ties ‘defining partnership of 21st century’: Senate


August 7th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Noting that President Barack Obama considers India-US relationship as "one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century," the US senate has resolved to foster and advance ... Read more...

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India one of US’ ’strongest allies and friends’: Senator


August 15th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Senator John Cornyn, founder and co-chairman of the Senate India Caucus, has greeted Indian Americans on India's Independence Day saying their native country was among America's "strongest allies ... Read more...

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Senators welcome Indian envoy on Capitol Hill (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) About two dozen leading senators cutting across the political divide rubbed shoulders with leading Indian Americans from across the US to welcome Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar ... Read more...

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USINPAC praises senators for reinvigorating Senate Caucus on India


July 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): The US-India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has congratulated the members of the Senate Caucus on India for hosting a very successful reception to honor Meera Shankar, India's new ... Read more...

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US lawmakers warming up to rising India


July 29th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) Reflecting the growing importance of India-US ties, some two dozen senators across the political divide rubbed shoulders with Indian Americans from across the US to welcome ... Read more...

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India-US cooperation benefits both nations, say senators


July 28th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 28 (IANS) In a reflection of bipartisan support for growing Indo-US ties, two influential US senators have said robust cooperation between the US and India means increased ... Read more...

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US Senator says sorry for ‘mistakenly’ calling India a threat


July 27th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 27 (IANS) An influential American senator, who played a key role in getting the India-US civilian nuclear deal passed, has apologised for "mistakenly" suggesting "a rising" India ... Read more...

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Snubbed Palin does a cameo at GOP dinner


June 9th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): After being snubbed twice from the GOP dinner organizers, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin turned in a cameo appearance at the gala fundraising dinner for her party's House ... Read more...

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US lawmakers seek to fortify strategic partnership with India


June 5th, 2009 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 5 (IANS) Citing the India-US civil nuclear deal as proof of the benefits of a strategic partnership with India, two senior senators have invited fellow lawmakers to join ... Read more...

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Palin to deliver Senate-House GOP keynote address


March 17th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will deliver the keynote address at the annual Senate-House GOP dinner to be held on June 8 at the Washington Convention Center, National Republican ... Read more...

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Senate committee approves Holder for US attorney general


January 29th, 2009 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (DPA) A Senate committee voted Wednesday to approve Eric Holder as the next top US law enforcement officer, sending the nomination to the full chamber for a final vote.The ... Read more...

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Hillary is secretary of state, clears India link hurdle (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Hillary Clinton has become America's chief diplomat though some lawmakers' concerns about her husband's foundation and the former first family's perceived links with India delayed her Senate confirmation ... Read more...

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US Senate confirms Clinton as Secretary of State


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.22 (ANI): Hillary Clinton was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next secretary of state Wednesday by a vote of 94-2, after questions about her husband Bill Clinton''s foundation ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton is secretary of state; concern over India link (Lead)


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Hillary Clinton has become America's new chief diplomat, but not before a senator again aired his concerns about her husband's foundation citing a donation from an Indian politician ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton confirmed as secretary of state


January 22nd, 2009 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (DPA) The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, clearing the way for her to take the oath of office and become the ... Read more...

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US Senate confirms six of Obamas Cabinet Secretaries


January 21st, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.21 (ANI): President Barack Obama has won the full U.S. Senates approval for six of his Cabinet nominees, just hours after he took the oath of office. According to Fox ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton’s confirmation as top US diplomat delayed


January 21st, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Hours after Barack Obama's inauguration, the Senate swiftly approved six members of the new president's cabinet, but the confirmation of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state was delayed ... Read more...

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Senator holds up Clinton nomination


January 21st, 2009 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (DPA) A US senator has for at least one day delayed a vote on Hillary Clinton to become the next secretary of state, but the manoeuvre was not expected ... Read more...

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US senator reaffirms support for India in fight against terror


January 15th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) John Cornyn, an influential US senator, has reaffirmed his strong support for India and the critical importance of a strong America-India friendship in confronting the very real threat ... Read more...

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H-1B visas attract double the petitions in US


April 11th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 11 (IANS) The US authorities received about 163,000 petitions for H-1B temporary work visas for highly skilled immigrants for the fiscal year starting Oct 1, officials said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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