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More than 1500 people perform yoga ahead of International Yoga Day in US
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Ahead of 5th International Yoga Day, more than 1500 people participated in the celebrations in Washington, DC on Sunday. The event was organised by the Indian Embassy. It was happened at the Washington Monument. The International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 every year.
12th KIIT International Chess Festival 2019 to begin in Bhubaneswar
Thu, May 30, 2019
The 12th KIIT International Chess Festival 2019 will be held in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. The tournament will start from May 31 to June 7. Around 30 countries will participate in the tournament including India, Spain, Russia, USA, Chile, Belgium, South Korea and Japan. The tournament will be jointly organized by All Odisha Chess Association & KIIT deemed to be University under the aegis of All India Chess Federation and World Chess Federation (FIDE). The prize money for the tournament is Rs 25 lakh.
After year of bitter feuds, Trump urges bipartisan cooperation
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged bitterly divided Republicans and Democrats to work toward compromises on immigration and infrastructure after a bruising year of partisan battles that centred on Trump`s leadership.
I tweet from bed sometimes, U.S. President Trump says
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump, who has garnered a large following on social media with rambunctious postings, said he sometimes tweets from bed, though he occasionally allows others to post his words.
Trump slaps steep US tariffs on imported washers, solar panels
Tue, Jan 23, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.
Mauritius largest source of FDI in India, says RBI
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Singapore and Japan were the next two sources of foreign direct investment (FDI), said the Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets of Indian Direct Investment Companies 2016-17, released by RBI.
What happens during a US government shutdown
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress are racing to meet a midnight Friday deadline to pass a short-term spending bill to keep the U.S. government open and prevent agencies from shutting down.
Hawaii says lack of adequate fail-safe measures led to false missile alert
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Human error and a lack of adequate fail-safe measures during a civil defense warning drill led to the false missile alert that stirred panic across Hawaii over the weekend, a state emergency management agency spokesman acknowledged on Sunday.
Nearly 13 per cent dip in number of Indians visiting US: Expert
Mon, Dec 18, 2017
According to latest figures released by US National Travel and Tourism Office, in the first six months (January to June), there was a drop of 12.9 per cent in the number of people travelling from India to the US.
Republicans unveil final tax bill
Sat, Dec 16, 2017
The ruling Republican party today unveiled the final version of their tax bill which promises massive tax cuts for the middle class and businesses.
India takes up H-1B, other issues with US at Trade Policy Forum
Sat, Oct 28, 2017
India has again flagged its concerns to the US over problems being faced by Indian companies in procuring H-1B and L-1 visas for professionals and asked it to revisit its position on the matter.
India 'very strongly' raises H-1B visa issue with US: Suresh Prabhu
Sat, Oct 28, 2017
India has "very strongly" raised the issue of H-1B and L1 visas with the US, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said today, asserting that the American economy will find it difficult to cope with the reality as it has been immensely benefited by Indian IT professionals.
US supports India stand on OBOR, hits out at China's financing
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Ahead of his maiden visit to India, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today supported New Delhi's stand on One Belt One Road initiative, saying China's financing of infrastructure projects results in enormous level of debt and underscored the need for an alternative financing model.
Great interest about India among investors in US, says FM Jaitley
Sun, Oct 15, 2017
There is a great interest about India in the United States and among its investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said, adding that the relationship between the two countries was a "mature" one.
Lifting Sudan sanctions to yield positive but gradual effect: Finance Minister
Sun, Oct 08, 2017
Sudan`s economy is headed towards gradual recovery, Finance Minister Mohamed Othman Rukabi said at a forum on Saturday, just one day after the US lifted its 20-year-old economic sanctions opening the way for critical economic reforms and badly needed investment.
Nuclear nerves wipe $1 trillion off world stocks
Fri, Aug 11, 2017
The damage inflicted on world stocks this week by the escalating war of words over North Korea topped $1 trillion on Friday, as investors again took cover in the yen, the Swiss franc, gold and government bonds.
US recognises India as partner of strategic importance, says Biswal
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
The Trump administration fundamentally recognises India as a partner of strategic importance, a former American diplomat has said in an apparent endorsement of the Indo-US relationship under the new government.
Gold gains as stocks fall after report of Trump probe
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Gold edged up early on Thursday from a near three-week low hit in the previous session, as Asian stocks fell on a report that U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice. FUNDAMENTALS
Indians among most optimistic about economy, future prospects
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
India was listed among the nations that felt good about its economy’s current situation and future aspects. While majority of the developing nations were not as enthusiastic as Indians about their economy, Indians were ‘most positive.’
IMD World Competitiveness list: India falls four spots to rank at 45th place
Sun, Jun 04, 2017
India has been ranked 45th, down four notches from last year, in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by IMD which saw Hong Kong topping the list.