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India committed to economic reconstruction of Afghanistan: Swaraj

India committed to economic reconstruction of Afghanistan: Swaraj

Samarkand (Uzbekistan), Jan 13: India on Sunday said it was committed to the economic reconstruction of Afghanistan and to promote an inclusive “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled” peace and reconciliation process in the war-torn country. India’s position was enunciated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at the historic India-Central Asia Dialogue here, with the participation of […]

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Bill to terminate Pak designation as major non-NATO ally introduced in Congress

Bill to terminate Pak designation as major non-NATO ally introduced in Congress

Washington, Jan 12 :  An influential US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in Congress to terminate the designation of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally. Introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs, the resolution 73, introduced in the House of Representatives, seeks termination of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally and also sets conditions for its […]

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Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run to take on Trump

Tulsi Gabbard announces 2020 presidential run to take on Trump

Washington, Jan 12 :  Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has said that she is running for the White House in 2020. Gabbard, 37, is the second woman after Senator Elizabeth Warren to enter the presidential race from the Democratic party. More than 12 Democratic leaders including Indian-origin Senator from California […]

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Trump attaches great importance to ties with India: Shringla after presenting diplomatic credentials

Trump attaches great importance to ties with India: Shringla after presenting diplomatic credentials

Washington, Jan 12 : President Donald Trump attaches great importance to the bilateral relationship between India and the United States, the new Indian ambassador to the country, Harsh V Shringla, has said. Shringla, who arrived here on January 9, presented his diplomatic credentials to the US president in the Oval Office of the White House on […]

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Not so fast: Trump on declaring national emergency

Not so fast: Trump on declaring national emergency

Washington, Jan 12 :  Hopeful that the Congress would give necessary approval to his demand for USD 5.7 billion to construct a wall along the US-Mexico border, President Donald Trump has said that him declaring a national emergency on the border security issue is not going to be so fast. Asserting that he is within […]

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If Trump and Kim can meet, why not other countries: Nepal on stalled SAARC summit

If Trump and Kim can meet, why not other countries: Nepal on stalled SAARC summit

New Delhi, Jan 11:  Nepal on Friday strongly pitched for convening of the SAARC summit, saying differences should be resolved through dialogue and the grouping should collectively deal with terrorism and other key challenges facing the region. Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali also cited last year’s historic talks between US President Donald Trump and […]

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Kamala Harris says inspired by her super hero Indian-American mother

Kamala Harris says inspired by her super hero Indian-American mother

Washington, Jan 11:  Senator Kamala Harris, who is eyeing to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 elections, has credited her Indian-American “superhero” mother for instilling in her the sense of responsibility that motivates her political career. Harris, 54, is the first Indian-origin Senator in the US. Her mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris immigrated to the […]

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India-born Republican survives motion to oust him as county leader for being Muslim

India-born Republican survives motion to oust him as county leader for being Muslim

Houston, Jan 11:  Shaid Shafi, an India-born Republican facing removal as Texas county leader for being a Muslim, will remain in office as his party officials have overwhelmingly slapped down a motion to oust him from the post of vice chairman. The Tarrant County Republican Party rejected the motion to strip Shafi, a trauma surgeon […]

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Kamala Harris says she will decide on 2020 presidential bid soon

Kamala Harris says she will decide on 2020 presidential bid soon

Washington, Jan 10 :  Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin US Senator, has said she will soon decide on her 2020 presidential bid and believes that the American people are ready for a woman of colour to hold the highest office in the country. Harris, who published a new memoir this week ahead of the likely […]

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Trump calls for ‘real immigration reform’ in US

Trump calls for ‘real immigration reform’ in US

Washington, Jan 10 :  US President Donald Trump has called for “real immigration reform” in the country, while arguing that it was very important for the progress of American companies looking to have best talents from across the globe. A day after his maiden prime-time address to the nation asking the Democrats to allocate USD […]