Deepening of US-India partnership in military, security sphere 'destined to occur': Ash Carter

Deepening of US-India partnership in military, security sphere 'destined to occur': Ash Carter

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PTI | Washington

A deepening partnership between the US and India in the military and security sphere is "destined to occur" as there is too much in common between the two large democracies that share really good values, according to former American defence secretary Ash Carter. Speaking at a US Chamber of Commerce hosted...

India, UAE and Israel's trilateral trade could reach USD 110 billion by 2030: Top diplomats

India, UAE and Israel's trilateral trade could reach USD 110 billion by 2030: Top diplomats

Monday, 05 April 2021 | PTI | Jerusalem/Dubai

Tapping into the mutual strengths of India, Israel and the UAE could propel the trilateral trade between the countries to a high of USD 110 billion by 2030, top diplomats and members of the business community have said. The comments were made at an event organised by the International Federation of...

US Labour Dept seeks public input on determining H-1B wage levels

US Labour Dept seeks public input on determining H-1B wage levels

Saturday, 03 April 2021 | PTI | Washington

The US Department of Labor has sought feedback from the public in the next 60 days on determining the wage levels for the employment of various immigrants and non-immigrants, including those on the H-1B visas, the most sought-after work visa among Indian professionals. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that...

Pakistan's textile industry upset as govt rejects cotton import proposal from India

Pakistan's textile industry upset as govt rejects cotton import proposal from India

Friday, 02 April 2021 | PTI | Karachi

Pakistan's struggling textile industry has voiced its disappointment after the Imran Khan government rejected a proposal to import cotton from India, the world's biggest producer, saying it is the need of the hour to avoid a massive export decline, a media report said on Friday. The federal Cabinet headed by Prime...

India pitches for early disengagement in remaining areas in eastern Ladakh

India pitches for early disengagement in remaining areas in eastern Ladakh

Friday, 02 April 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

India on Friday hoped that China will work with it to ensure disengagement of troops in remaining areas of eastern Ladakh at the earliest, and asserted that de-escalation of tension alone will lead to restoration of peace and tranquility in border areas and provide conditions for progress of bilateral ties. At...

India contributes USD 300,000 to UN Women

India contributes USD 300,000 to UN Women

Friday, 02 April 2021 | PTI | United Nations

India has contributed USD 300,000 to the United Nations agency for gender equality and women empowerment, a contribution lauded by the UN entity. India made the contribution to UN Women, the world organisation's entity for gender equality and women's empowerment. "#India contributes USD 300,000 to @UN_Women for 2021,” India's Permanent Representative to...

India condemns violence in Myanmar, urges maximum restraint

India condemns violence in Myanmar, urges maximum restraint

Thursday, 01 April 2021 | PTI | United Nations

India has condemned the violence in Myanmar and condoled the loss of life, as it urged maximum restraint and called for the release of detained leaders. Myanmar's military toppled the country's government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San...

School in Texas to be named after Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhuchar

School in Texas to be named after Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhuchar

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 | PTI | Houston

An elementary school in the US state of Texas will be named after an Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhucher so that her legacy in education and philanthropy continues for generations to come, according to a statement. The Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) Board of Trustees unanimously approved naming upcoming elementary school...

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