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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US Suspends 1.66 Billion Dollar Security Assistance To Pakistan

NEW DELHI: The United States has suspended $1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan on Wednesday, following US President Donald Trump accusing it for not doing enough to counter terrorism. The Pentagon has said, in what experts believe is a strong signal of American frustration. “$1.66 billion of security assistance to Pakistan is suspended,” Col Rob Manning, spokesman […]

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