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US senator Mark Warner hails provisions of Modi govt's budget

Jul 11, 2014

US senator Mark Warner hails provisions of Modi govt's budget

A top American Senator has hailed several provisions in the maiden budget of the new Indian Government saying it reflected the willingness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tackle some of the regulations that have stifled foreign investment in India. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Mark Warner #Modi government #US Senator #provisions of budget
New US Ambassador to India? Obama govt hopes for quick approval

Jul 10, 2014

New US Ambassador to India? Obama govt hopes for quick approval

The Obama Administration hopes that the US Senate would soon approve the nomination of new Ambassador to India. #United States #Obama #US #NewsTracker #Obama administration #US Senate #Obama government #New Ambassador
McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

Jul 03, 2014

McCain meets Sushma, discusses Iraq, Afghanistan, bilateral ties

US senator John McCain on Wednesday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed bilateral ties and the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. #World #US #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #John McCain #Iraq #External Affairs Minister #Syed Akbaruddin #US Senator
Obama to meet US Congress leaders over Iraq insurgency

Jun 18, 2014

Obama to meet US Congress leaders over Iraq insurgency

President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting on Iraq. #White House #World #Barack Obama #US #NewsTracker #US congress #House of Representatives #Iraq #US Senate #Sunni insurgency #ISIL #Iraq insurgency
US: CIA misled public on interrogation program

Apr 01, 2014

US: CIA misled public on interrogation program

Previously undisclosed cases of abuse, including the alleged repeated dunking of a terrorism suspect in tanks of ice water at a detention site in Afghanistan #World #US #CIA #NewsTracker #Washington Post #US Senate #Intelligence gathering #Senate Intelligence Committee

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US: CIA misled public on interrogation program

Jul 29, 2014

Senator pushes new version of bill to limit NSA phone records collection

U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy has introduced a new version of a bill to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S. phone records in an effort to strengthen legislation that passed the House of Representatives this year. The new versi... #Vermont #U.S. House of Representatives #National Security Agency #U.S. Democratic Party
US: CIA misled public on interrogation program

Jul 28, 2014

Defending Facebook, OkCupid says it also runs user-behavior tests

Facebook earlier this summer sparked criticism over a study in which it manipulated the feeds of some of its users, but the dating site OkCupid says what Facebook did is normal, and that in fact it has run its own user-behavior tests. In 2012, Facebo... #Federal Trade Commission #Facebook
US: CIA misled public on interrogation program

Jul 25, 2014

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

A bill that allows consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on other carriers passed its last hurdle in Congress on Friday, opening the way for it to become law once it is signed by President Obama. Senate Bill 517 overturns a January 2013 decisi... #Federal Trade Commission #Facebook
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