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  • Trump admin wants trade deal with India: US official

    New Delhi: The Trump Administration wants a trade deal with India, but it is too early to talk about it, a senior White House official said Monday. “We want to (have a trade) deal (with India). (But) It’s way too early for me. I do not want to get in front of that process,” White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow told reporters here when asked what kind of trade deal US wants

  • United States: No change in H-1B visa policy, informs official

    Washington: There is no change in the US’ H-1B visa policy which is currently undergoing a review to ensure that it does not disadvantage US workers or wages, a senior Trump administration official has said ahead of next week’s 2+2 Dialogue during which India is expected to raise the issue of the work visa popular among Indian IT professionals.

  • US suspends military training with Pak

    Islamabad: The Trump administration has suspended over a decade-long military training programme of Pakistani personnel at the US institutions, a media report said on Saturday, days after Isla­ma­bad and Moscow signed an agreement to allow Pakistani troops to receive training at the Russian defence centres.

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    The US is only helping China

    The Trump administration’s declaration of a trade war with China has implications for that country’s latest round of ambitious economic reforms as well as for global economic development generally. China refuses to be bullied by Trump’s imposition of $34 billion in tariffs and the threat to impose $500 billion more. China has swiftly retaliated with its own $34 billion in tariffs on US goods.

  • US court orders minors to be reunited with parents in 30 days

    Washington: A court in the US has ordered the government to reunite hundreds of separated minors with their parents within 30 days, in a first major rebuke to the Trump administration during ongoing furore over family separations at the border.

  • US approves sale of six Apache attack choppers to India for USD 930 million

    Washington: The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for USD 930 million, the Pentagon said today, underlining that this will strengthen India’s ability to defend its homeland and deter regional threats.

  • Reincarnation of Dalai Lama should be chosen by Tibetans: US

    Washington : Tbetans should choose Buddhist lamas, including the Dalai Lama, as per their beliefs and without interference, the Trump administration has said in an apparent reference to China’s intervention.

  • Trump-Kim summit to take place on June 12

     Washington : The preparations for the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un next Tuesday in Singapore are going well with “significant progress” made, the White House said today, painting an upbeat picture of the unprecedented meeting.

  • No decision about H4 visas is final until rulemaking process is completed: USCIS

    Washington: No decision about H-4 visas is final until the rulemaking process is completed, a senior US official has said, days after over 100 lawmakers urged the Trump administration to continue granting work authorisation to certain dependent spouses of non-immigrant workers holding H-1B visas, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.

  • Trump administration toughens H-1B visa procedure, read full details

    Washington: The Trump administration is working on proposals to streamline the H-1B visa procedure, the most sought after by Indian IT professionals, to focus on attracting the best and the brightest foreign talents, according to a top federal agency official. The proposed regulation also aims to intensify efforts to crack down on H-1B visa fraud, said Francis Cissna, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director in a letter

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    Trump administration tightens screws on Hafiz Saeed

    The Trump administration is keeping a close watch on Pakistan. Once it linked the release of funds under various aids and other programmes, thanks to Trump’s insistence that it ceases to double-cross the US in Afghanistan, it was natural for it to follow up on its stated mission. Having already put Pakistan on the watch list of the Financial Action Task Force, the US has now declared designated global terrorist, Hafiz Saeed’s

  • India-US trade relationship have most friction: White House

    Washington: Trade is one aspect of India-US relationship that has the most friction, a senior White House official has said even as he underlined that the Trump Administration is looking for a “free, fair and reciprocal” trade with India.

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