HYDERABAD - US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump arrived in India amid tight security early on Tuesday to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning here later in the day. US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster, India's Ambassador to US Navtej Sarna, spokesperson of Minister of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar and senior officials of the central and Telangana governments received her at the...
NEW DELHI - The new US Ambassador to India, Kenneth I. Juster, has said that he looks forward to the next chapter in strengthening of relations between the two countries. Juster presented his credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday during an official ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here. "It was an honour to present my credentials to President Kovind," Juster said. "I thank the President for a very warm and gracious welcome,
NEW YORK - Two Indian American candidates have overcome bigoted propaganda to win local elections in New Jersey - one of them as the Mayor of Hoboken. Ravi Bhalla was elected in Tuesday's elections as the first Sikh Mayor of the town that is a suburb of New York City. A lawyer, who was a member of the city council, Bhalla was the target of an anti-Sikh campaign pamphlet that said "Don't let TERRORISM take over our town!"
WASHINGTON - Former Indian American US Attorney Preet Bharara said that he believes that Paul Manafort, who served as President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, may "flip" and provide damaging information on other political associates in exchange for a favourable plea deal. During an interview on CNN on Sunday, Bharara said he had no idea what evidence special counsel Robert Mueller had to back up charges of money laundering,
NEW YORK - Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has won Senate approval to be the Assistant Secretary of State in charge of economic and business affairs, making her the second senior official of Indian descent in US diplomacy. The Senate voted unanimously for her appointment on Thursday during the same session that approved Kenneth Juster's posting as Ambassador to India. Singh will join Nikki Haley,
NEW YORK - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump vowed during a phone call to continue jointly fighting terrorism, according to the White House. Modi expressed condolences for the deaths caused by the terrorist attack in New York on Tuesday, the White House statement said on Wednesday. "Modi strongly condemned terrorism, and offered thoughts and prayers for the victims and their families," it said.
WASHINGTON - India has emphatically raised with the US administration the issue of H1B and L1 visas, which have facilitated the entry Indian IT professionals, thereby, immensely benefiting the American economy, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday. "We raised very strongly the issue of Indian professionals and H1B and L1 visa issues," Prabhu told reporters here at the end of his official visit to the US during which India held the...
NEW DEKHI - Keeping the heat on Pakistan and with an eye on a rapidly-rising China, India and the US on Wednesday said that Islamabad should immediately take steps to finish the terror organisations and terrorist safe havens on its soil and also agreed to work together for security in the Indo-Pacific region. Visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, addressing a press briefing,
AFGHANISTAN - The United States seeks a broader role for India not just in the South Asian area but beyond it as a strategic partner across the Indo-Pacific region, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday. At a news conference here, he was asked if he had talked to Pakistani leaders since his recent speech on India and was "trying to reassure them" about New Delhi's involvement in Afghanistan.
NEW YORK, NY- New York City witnessed the most amazing congregation of thousands of people on Oct 7 at the center of universe Times Square, the annual repeating itself Diwali at Times Square. Sankara Eye Foundation and Event Guru hosted a fun-filled day that highlighted cultural dances and musical performances, Diwali Bazaar and mouth-watering Indian cuisine, interactive diya lighting ceremonies and the world’s best digital fireworks display.