India, Bangladesh traders demand trial run of vessels through protocol route on Gomati river this month

India, Bangladesh traders demand trial run of vessels through protocol route on Gomati river this month

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 | PTI | Agartala

Traders of India and Bangladesh have demanded a trial run of vessels on the Gomati river this month to operationalise the Indo-Bangla protocol route between Sonamura in Tripura's Sipahijala district and Daudkandi in the neighbouring country, officials said. The 93-km long Sonamura-Daudkandi waterway was included in the list of Indo-Bangla protocol...

Jaishankar holds discussions with Ireland FM

Jaishankar holds discussions with Ireland FM

Tuesday, 04 August 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday discussed with Ireland Foreign Minister Simon Coveney the key challenges in the world today. Jaishankar said he is looking forward to working closely. "Discussed with FM @simoncoveney of Ireland the key challenges in the world today. India and Ireland will serve together in the #UNSC....

Trump signs executive order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts

Trump signs executive order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts

Tuesday, 04 August 2020 | PTI | Washington

In another huge blow to Indian IT professionals eyeing the US job market, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order asking federal agencies to hire Americans and preventing them from contracting or subcontracting foreign workers, mainly those with H-1B visas. The move came over a month after the Trump administration...

Indian engineer falls to death in Sharjah

Indian engineer falls to death in Sharjah

Monday, 03 August 2020 | IANS | Sharjah

A 24-year-old Indian engineer fell to his death from the sixth floor of a building in Sharjah, a media report said on Monday. The victim Sumesh, who hailed from Kerala, resided in the building in Al Dhaid, from where he fell to his death on July 31, the Khaleej Times report...

Bipartisan support in US grows for India against Chinese aggression

Bipartisan support in US grows for India against Chinese aggression

Saturday, 01 August 2020 | PTI | Washington

India has received a strong bipartisan support from members of the US Congress against the recent Chinese military aggression in Ladakh. Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a bitter standoff in several areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh since May 5. The situation deteriorated...

Indian-Americans important stakeholder in India-US relationship: Amb Sandhu

Indian-Americans important stakeholder in India-US relationship: Amb Sandhu

Friday, 31 July 2020 | PTI | Washington

Indian-Americans are an important stakeholder in the relationship between the two largest democracies of the world, Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has said, urging the community to play a more active role in India's economic development, its recovery from COVID-19, and help to strengthen the bilateral ties. Ambassador...

India's US envoy discusses trade, investment with Wisconsin governor

India's US envoy discusses trade, investment with Wisconsin governor

Thursday, 30 July 2020 | PTI | Washington

India's US Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu has discussed trade and people-to-people relations with Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, highlighting the investment opportunities in India for win-win outcomes. Sandhu, during a virtual meeting with Evers, discussed strategies to tap the potential in the agriculture, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors common to India and Wisconsin...

Running for US Senate to make a different kind of difference: Indian-American surgeon

Running for US Senate to make a different kind of difference: Indian-American surgeon

Thursday, 30 July 2020 | PTI | Washington

Indian-American orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr Manish 'Manny' Kumar Sethi has said that he is running for the US Senate to “make a different kind of difference”, aiming to bring back jobs from China, fix the "broken immigration system" and enhance ties with India. The senatorial campaign of Sethi, 42, received a...

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