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25 June, 2017 2:19 AM PM Modi touches down at Andrews Air Force base fourth time in three years

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON DC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is no stranger to Washington D.C. As the head of the Indian Government, this is his fourth visit to the American capital. Air India One touched down at the Andrews Air Force base, the equivalent of the Palam technical area in New Delhi, on Sunday 26

24 June, 2017 11:32 PM US lawmakers urge Trump to press PM Modi on trade, investment

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON: Leading US congressmen have called on President Donald Trump to press Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove barriers to US trade and investment when they meet for the first time on Monday. The lawmakers, from the Republican and Democratic parties, said in a letter to Trump 25

24 June, 2017 6:31 PM Will Modi's diplomatic skill be enough to take on Trump's fickle politics?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fifth bilateral visit to the US on June 25-26 is a test of his diplomatic skill and mettle wrought by the heterodox presidency of Donald Trump. Unlike the Indian leader’s previous triumphal marches across America, when he preached to the choir and enjoyed the doting attention of the White House, this trip is not guaranteed 22

23 June, 2017 8:33 PM No F-16 deal during PM Modi's visit to US

India has turned down Washington's proposal to mention possible 'Make in India' of F-16 fighters There will be no announcement of the sale of F-16 fighters to the Indian Air Force (IAF), or even of Indian interest in the F-16, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official visit to Washington DC on Sunday and Monday. New Delhi has even turned down Washington’s 58

23 June, 2017 6:12 PM US expected to clear surveillance drone sale to India

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com NEW DELHI | WASHINGTON: The United States is expected to authorize India's purchase of a naval variant of the Predator drone, two sources familiar with the situation said, ahead of a visit next week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to revitalise ties in his first meeting 24

23 June, 2017 10:56 AM Iranians chant 'Death to Israel', burn Islamic State's flag at rallies

ANKARA: Hundreds of thousands of Iranians chanted "Death to Israel" in nationwide rallies on Friday at which they also burned flag of the Islamic State militant group which claimed responsibility for attacks in Tehran this month, state TV reported. Iranian state media said millions of people turned out for the rallies to mark Al-Quds Day that was declared 44

23 June, 2017 10:55 AM Indian-Americans gear up to welcome PM Narendra Modi

WASHINGTON: Indian-Americans here are eagerly looking forward to welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a big way during his visit to the US capital to meet President Donald Trump. The Indian community in Washington might not be as big the community as in New York/New Jersey area or the Silicon Valley, where the Prime Minister addressed two massive 30

23 June, 2017 8:24 AM Chants against Saudi Arabia as Iran marks Jerusalem Day

Tehran: Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State group mingled with the traditional cries of "Death to Israel" and "Death to America" at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran on Friday. The annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which sees hundreds of thousands take to the streets, was launched by Iran`s revolutionary leader 28

23 June, 2017 7:47 AM Donald Trump's Likely Pick For India Ambassador Actually Knows A Lot About India

The litmus test for PM Modi's relationship with Donald Trump comes on Monday, when they meet for the first time in Washington. After five months without a U.S. number one in India, Donald Trump appears to have finally chosen the next ambassador to the subcontinent. Kenneth Juster, who serves as a top deputy at the National Economic Council in Trump's 42

23 June, 2017 6:57 AM Bill in US Congress seeks to revoke Pakistan's major non-NATO ally status

Two top US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives seeking to revoke Pakistan's status as major non-NATO ally (MNNA) to the United States, saying the country failed to effectively fight terrorism. Introduced by Republican Congressman Ted Poe and Democratic lawmaker Rick Nolan, the legislation calls for revoking MNNA status 24