China doing very poorly as a result of trade war : US President Donald Trump

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump has said that China is doing very poorly as a result of the trade war and the “longer it goes on, the stronger we get”. Asserting that the United States is “having a very good discussion” on a trade deal with China, Trump told reporters at the Morristown airport […]

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Congress again raises Kashmir mediation issue in Lok Sabha; demands

New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday continued to demand a reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir mediation, with Lok Sabha witnessing ruckus for the second straight day. Joined by members from some other Opposition parties, Congress members trooped into the Well soon after the Question Hour began […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents ‘5-I’ vision to maximise digital tech for social benefit at G20 Summit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday presented his “5-I” vision to maximise digital technology for social benefit in his intervention at the G20 Summit on digital economy and artificial intelligence (AI). Earlier in the day, Modi discussed leveraging the power of technology with US President Donald Trump. “Shaping the agenda. PM @narendramodi presented […]

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US President Donald Trump hails ‘very, very good relationship’ in talks with Russia President Vladimir Putin

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump on Friday hailed his “very, very good relationship” with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as the two leaders held talks on the sidelines of the G20 meeting. “It’s a great honour to be with President Putin,” said Trump, who last held face-to-face talks with the Russian leader in Helsinki in […]

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Pompeo meeting Prime Minister Narendra, discusses key strategic issues

New Delhi: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and discussed various aspects of the bilateral relationship to strengthen the India-US strategic partnership. Pompeo, who arrived here last night, will hold detailed discussions with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in the afternoon and have a working lunch with him. […]

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US President Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid with mega rally, says ‘Keep America Great’

New Delhi: US President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign with a jam-packed rally in Florida on Tuesday, urging his supporters to “keep this team in place” for four more years as he vowed to “Keep America Great”. The 73-year-old real estate investor-turned-politician, who became the 45th President of the United States of […]

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Post-election, US (United States of America) hopes Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have freer hand to pursue tough economic reforms

New Delhi: The White House is hopeful that Narendra Modi in his second term as prime minister with a strong mandate will have a freer hand to pursue some of the tough economic reforms that will help create a more business-friendly environment, a senior official has said. His comments came as the US media on […]

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US President Donald Trump Suggests UK Should be Wary of Huawei and 5G Technology

New Delhi: The US has long voiced suspicions that Huawei is controlled by the Chinese government and thus a global security threat. US president Donald Trump urged Britain to be “very careful” about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published ahead of his state visit to London. Asked […]

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Trump declares end to US policeman in surprise Iraq visit

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq on Wednesday, his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected. The president spoke to a group of about 100 mostly special forces personnel and separately with military leaders before leaving a few hours later, an AFP correspondent said. A planned meeting […]

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Trump Names Mick Mulvaney his acting chief of staff

NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney as the acting White House chief of staff. It’s unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role. Mr. Trump made the announcement on Twitter, one week after his first choice for the job who is now Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff.  Mulvaney replaces John […]

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