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US-India trade deal unlikely before Donald Trump's trip next week; proposed Indian tariffs complicate negotiations, says business group
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US-India trade deal unlikely before Donald Trump's trip next week; proposed Indian tariffs complicate negotiations, says business group

Nisha Biswal, president of the US-India Business Council, told reporters that hopes were fading for the two sides to quickly bridge gaps in their efforts to restore some US trade preferences for India and improve access for selected US agriculture products and medical devices to India’s 1.3 billion consumers

Shah Rukh Khan detained again at US airport. So?
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Shah Rukh Khan detained again at US airport. So?

What is amusing from the entire incident that Khan, a product of our deep-rooted VIP culture who was banned for five years from entering Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium for allegedly misbehaving with a security personnel, apparently believes that his 'celebrity' status gives him automatic immunity from secondary screening.

Pakistan huffs and puffs over US support for India in Afghanistan and Kashmir
World

Pakistan huffs and puffs over US support for India in Afghanistan and Kashmir

Pakistan is exposing its fundamental insecurity by admonishing the US for keeping quiet about Kashmir and encouraging India to boost aid to Afghanistan

US in conversation with India for its Apec membership: Nisha Biswal
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US in conversation with India for its Apec membership: Nisha Biswal

The Barack Obama administration is in talks with India on understating its interest to become a member of Apec forum for 21 Pacific Rim member-economies that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region, a top US diplomat has said

US hails SAARC push for better connectivity with Afghanistan
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US hails SAARC push for better connectivity with Afghanistan

Amid the push by SAARC nations to improve connectivity, the US has said better transport linkages with Afghanistan will help bring economic prosperity to the war-ravaged country and the region as a whole.

Dear beta: An open letter to apna Indian US Ambassador Richard Verma
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Dear beta: An open letter to apna Indian US Ambassador Richard Verma

Really, we are so so excited that an Indian is finally the Ambassador to India. See, in our heart you are Indian, beta. Especially if you are an achiever of any kind.

US can play a vital role in helping India address its issues: Nisha Biswal
India

US can play a vital role in helping India address its issues: Nisha Biswal

The US can play an important role in helping India in addressing the challenges faced by it and creating opportunities that would benefit both countries, said Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Biswal.

US Congressman mistakes Obama's Indian-American officials as foreigners
World

US Congressman mistakes Obama's Indian-American officials as foreigners

A newly elected member of the US House of Representatives mistook two senior Indian American officials of the Obama administration to be foreigners.

Modi's invitations to South Asian leaders a strong signal: US
India

Modi's invitations to South Asian leaders a strong signal: US

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's invitations to the leaders of South Asian countries including Pakistan to attend his swearing-in ceremony on Monday sends a strong and positive signal, a top American diplomat has said.

Senior US diplomat Nisha Biswal meets Indian officials in Delhi
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Senior US diplomat Nisha Biswal meets Indian officials in Delhi

Biswal, the US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, is on her first visit to India in her current capacity.