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US state West Virginia hit with devastating floods; 20 people dead

Jun 25, 2016

US state West Virginia hit with devastating floods; 20 people dead

Flooding in the US state of West Virginia killed 20 people and stranded others who had to be plucked from rooftops and rescued from fast-moving waters, the governor said Friday. #US #NewsTracker #Floods #Washington #Virginia #FEMA #Charleston
Obama signs first major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules into law

Jun 23, 2016

Obama signs first major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules into law

On Wednesday President Barack Obama signed the first major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules in 40 years into law, calling it proof that Washington can function despite intense polarisation. #Obama #US #NewsTracker #Washington #bill #toxic chemicals
US is playing a 'destructive role' by interfering in South China sea dispute: Chinese daily

Jun 22, 2016

US is playing a 'destructive role' by interfering in South China sea dispute: Chinese daily

Accusing the US of playing "extremely destructive role" by wading into the South China Sea dispute, a flagship Chinese daily on Wednesday said Washington has "chosen a wrong opponent" to make forays into the region and Beijing will not let Washington "have its way". #United States #China #US #NewsTracker #Beijing #South China Sea #US military #Washington
US Senate authorises $800 mn to Pakistan for its efforts in war against terrorism

Jun 16, 2016

US Senate authorises $800 mn to Pakistan for its efforts in war against terrorism

The US Senate has passed its draft of the National Defence Authorisation Bill, including a provision to set up a new fund to reimburse Pakistan for its efforts in the war against terrorism. #Pakistan #Washington #HAqqani #US Senate #National Defence Authorisation Bill
China bans exports with nuclear possibility to North Korea

Jun 15, 2016

China bans exports with nuclear possibility to North Korea

China on Wednesday banned exports to North Korea of technology and materials that might be used in weapons production in a new response to the North's development of nuclear weapons and missiles. #China #NewsTracker #North Korea #Washington #Kim Jong-un #nuclear #UN Sanctions
Orlando shooting: Thousands attend vigils and marches for the victims around US

Jun 14, 2016

Orlando shooting: Thousands attend vigils and marches for the victims around US

Vigils, rallies and marches were held around the US Monday for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Police in many areas have promised heightened security for the events, which come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. #United States #NewsTracker #Florida #Washington #New York #Gay Rights #rallies #gay community #Orlando shooting #Vigils #LGBT Pride month #candle marches
Modi on Capitol Hill: PM addresses US Congress

Jun 09, 2016

Modi on Capitol Hill: PM addresses US Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a joint meeting of the US Congress in Washington. #Narendra Modi #US congress #Washington #Paul Ryan #Capitol Hill #PicturesOfTheDay
Diplomacy and diaspora: 19-gun salute welcomes PM Narendra Modi to the US

Jun 07, 2016

Diplomacy and diaspora: 19-gun salute welcomes PM Narendra Modi to the US

PM Modi in a three-day visit to Washington, will meet with President Barack Obama and will address a joint meeting of the US Congress. #United States #Barack Obama #Narendra Modi #Washington #Ash Carter #PicturesOfTheDay #Bradley Becker
US backs India's bid to join Nuclear Suppliers Group

Jun 07, 2016

US backs India's bid to join Nuclear Suppliers Group

Backing India's bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the US has said by becoming the member of the elite grouping the country would be in a stronger position to be a "good citizen" on proliferation-related issues. #India #China #US #NewsTracker #Nuclear Suppliers Group #NSG #Washington #National Security Advisor
#ModiInUS: Washington returns 200 ancient cultural artefacts; PM thankful

Jun 07, 2016

#ModiInUS: Washington returns 200 ancient cultural artefacts; PM thankful

From a bronze Ganesh to a Jain figure of Bahubali, the US has returned more than 200 pieces of rare cultural artefacts to India during #ModiInUS #President Obama #NewsTracker #Washington #US-India relations #PM Modi #ModiInUS #Artefacts