Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley would appear before a Congressional panel for her confirmation hearing for the post of US Ambassador to the UN on January 18th.
Lalit K. Jha
Factoring in demonetisation, the World Bank lowered the growth rate of the country to 7%, recognising that many sectors have taken a hit.
Under the new policy, brigade commanders must grant religious accommodations unless the requester’s religious belief is not sincere or the army identifies a specific, concrete hazard.
The National Defence Authorisation Act imposes four conditions on Pakistan to be eligible for the $400 mn – all centred on Islamabad significantly targeting the Haqqani network.
The US also called for a “meaningful dialogue” between India and Pakistan to address differences and to bring down the recent tensions.
“We know what better economic connectivity can do for the countries of South Asia and the entire Indo-Pacific. And the United States also has a stake in the region’s success,” said Nisha Biswal.
Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement will enable their militaries to use each other’s assets and bases for repair and replenishment of supplies.
This comes after India’s recent entry into the MTCR with questions being raised in the US about the policy governing access to Indian launch services.
The legislative move is not linked with the recent joint India-US statement in which the Obama administration had recognised India as a “Major Defence Partner”.
In a blog post, Mainak Sarkar, an IIT Kharagpur graduate, had accused William Klug of stealing his computer code and giving it to someone else.
The US will see if its legal parameters and requirements are being met, the Obama administration has told lawmakers.
The move is meant to bolster defence ties with India and bring the country at par with other NATO allies in terms of sale of defence equipment and technology transfer
Trump’s mockery of an Indian call centre representative reflects his overall divisiveness and breeds disrespect in the US, say Indian American supporters of Clinton and her campaign chairman.
Despite experiencing a $1 billion drop from the previous year, the first decline in its remittances since 2009, India was the world’s largest remittance recipient in 2015.
Indian-American MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga is now one of the nine members of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity.
The US has offered the FBI’s assistance to Bangladesh to collaborate in its investigations into a spate of murders involving secular bloggers.
On the eve of his India trip, Ashton Carter talked about the “strategic handshake” between India and the US.
The World Bank aims to help developing countries transit to renewable energy, decrease high-carbon energy sources and build sustainable cities.
The Wall Street Journal says Chinese officials and representatives of Pakistan’s ISI were also present.