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Washington: In a crucial development, the United States (US) on Tuesday recognised India as its ‘Major Defence Partner’. It means the country would now be treated at par with America’s closest allies for defence related trade and technology transfer. “Noting that the relationship between the two countries can be an anchor of stability, the US …

Washington: In another victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the members of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)–an international anti-proliferation group–have agreed to admit India, diplomats said. The decision was taken after PM Modi met United States (US) President Barack Obama in Washington on Tuesday last. Admission to the MTCR would open the way for …

Washington: Alike Switzerland, the United States (US) has also backed up India’s bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Deputy National Security Advisor Benjamin Rhodes said the United States had significantly invested with India as far as ‘building cooperation in nuclear security’ is concerned. Rhodes remarks came in response to a question about how …

Washington: At least 25 out of total 60 Indian students were reportedly asked to leave their computer science programme right after the first semester at the Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green of United States (US) on Monday. According to the varsity, the students had to quit as they did not meet its admission standards. …

Washington: The friendly relations between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama is bearing fruits, as now, the US on Tuesday returned over 200 cultural artefacts of India. “I am grateful to the United States and President Barack Obama for returning these treasures to India which join us to our past,” he said. These artefacts …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached United States for a three-day tour, during which he will meet President Barack Obama. The Prime Minister will also address the joint session of United States Congress and will become the fifth Indian Prime Minister to do so. Rajiv Gandhi was the first Indian PM to address …

Capetown: The United States has warned American citizens living in South Africa on Saturday after receiving information about the expected terror attacks.  Fact factory: The US government has received information that terrorist outfits are planning to carry out attacks. They are expected to carry out near-term attacks against places where US citizens congregate in South Africa. …

Athens: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday criticized western policy toward Moscow. Putin described the newly expanded United States missile defense system as a threat to his country’s security. The Russian president even vowed to retaliate. Putin arrived in Athens on a two-day visit. Held discussions with the Greek government to lash US and NATO …