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US seeks greater state and city engagement with India


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Saying that "in today's interdependent global economy, what is good for India is good for America, and vice versa," a senior US official has advocated greater ... Read more...

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Growing piracy close to India raises concern


April 21st, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) As India and the United States work out a "shared strategy" to combat piracy, its expanding range beyond the western Indian Ocean close to India's western ... Read more...

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US ambassador-designate Nancy Powell arrives in India


April 20th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US ambassador-designate Nancy J. Powell arrived here Thursday, following her March 29 confirmation by the American Senate as the first woman head of the ... Read more...

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Obama nominates Nancy Powell as new envoy to India (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has named Nancy Powell, a career diplomat who has served as envoy to Pakistan and Nepal, as the next ambassador to ... Read more...

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Nancy Powell to be new envoy to India, says Obama (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Nancy Powell, a career diplomat who has served as ambassador to Pakistan and Nepal, has been named by US President Barack Obama as the next ... Read more...

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Obama names Nancy Powell as India envoy


December 17th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has named Nancy Powell, a career diplomat who has served as ambassador to Pakistan and to Nepal, to be the next ... Read more...

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US highlights efforts to expedite student visa processing


November 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has highlighted its efforts to boost overseas enrollment by accelerating the process of granting student visas."The Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs gives student ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s commitment to n-safeguards


September 30th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) A US official Friday commended India's willingness to adopt the same responsibilities and practices as other leading countries with advanced nuclear technology."India agreed to adopt ... Read more...

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Nuclear deal: US reiterates need for level playing field


September 30th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Voicing unease with the "current playing field" in the Indian nuclear energy industry, the US Friday said the issue can be surmounted ... Read more...

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US plans to boost defence, economic ties with India


February 26th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The US plans to boost its ties with India in two key areas of defence and economic partnership as a follow up to President Barack ... Read more...

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“US not in position to have effective impact on K-issue between India-Pak”: US official


November 7th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A senior US official has ruled out the possibility of US President Barack Obama raising the Kashmir issue with Indian leaders, saying that the United States "is ... Read more...

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US hopes CSC will give American firms level playing field


October 28th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The United States has welcomed the signing by India of an international treaty governing global civil nuclear liability to address a key irritant in the way of ... Read more...

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Ex-envoy Blackwill returns to US think tank


August 31st, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Former US Ambassador to India, Robert Blackwill, is returning to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a leading US think tank to focus on American foreign policy toward ... Read more...

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U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue highlights military equipment delivery


May 12th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – The U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue’s bilateral Security Assistance Working Group met in Pakistan on Wednesday, May 5, the U.S. Department of State said Tuesday.The group met in Rawalpindi ... Read more...

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Cuba, US discuss new migration pact


February 20th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Cuban and US diplomats have discussed here a proposal for a new migration accord that Havana presented last July, officials said. "Both sides evaluated how the existing migration ... Read more...

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US confirms immigration talks with Cuba


February 18th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The US government has confirmed that one of its top diplomats for Latin America will participate in a new round of talks on immigration issues with Cuba ... Read more...

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Dhaka-Delhi ties, talks will stabilise South Asia: US


January 22nd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India and the parleys she held there will "help maintain stability" in South Asia, a senior visiting US official has said. Patrick ... Read more...

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Chinese Defence Ministry website provides unprecedented information about PLA


September 14th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 14 (ANI): China's Defence Ministry's newly launched website provides record amount of public information about People's Liberation Army (PLA), and the move is being said to be a natural progression ... Read more...

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US seeks to deepen economic, defence, academic ties with India


June 10th, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 10 (IANS) The United States says it's seeking to strengthen its ties with India across a broad spectrum with greater economic exchanges, a broadened access for academic ... Read more...

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U.S. passport office workers snoop into the files of the famous


July 4th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): An internal State Department investigation has found that employees have accessed the passport information files of dozens of well-known Americans an "excessive" number of times and that ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Biman seals deal for 10 Boeing plans


June 27th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd has sealed a deal with US aircraft giant Boeing Corp for 10 new aircraft - four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), four 787-8 Dreamliners and two ... Read more...

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Pakistans accord with militants not acceptable: US


June 14th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asian Affairs, Donald Camp, has said that Pakistani Government must bring the frontier areas under its control, and added that ... Read more...

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