08 Jun 2016
Washington: The Nuclear Power Corporation of India and US firm Westinghouse have agreed to begin engineering and site design work immediately for six nuclear power plant reactors in India and conclude contractual arrangements by June 2017, the White House said today.
21 Oct 2015
Houston: A Muslim teenager arrested in the US for bringing to school a homemade clock that was mistaken for a bomb is moving to Qatar for studies, his family has said, a day after he met President Barack Obama.
20 Oct 2015
Beirut/Amman: Rebels battling the Syrian army and its allies near Aleppo said yesterday they had received new supplies of US-made anti-tank missiles from states opposed to President Bashar al-Assad since the start of a major government offensive last week.
10 Aug 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected India's charge of infiltration in Kashmir, after its envoy Abdul Basit was summoned and handed over a "strong demarche" over Pakistan's continued support to cross-border terrorism.
27 Aug 2015
Washington: The Pentagon said it is concerned about the arms deal between Iran and Russia for missile systems. "On the S-300, we have long expressed our concerns of reports on this possible sale of this missile system to the Iranians," said Pentagon Spokesman Peter Cook on Tuesday.
25 Jun 2016
Washington: The US yesterday said that there is "a path forward" for India to become a full member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group by the end of the year, hours after the group's plenary meeting ended in Seoul with no decision on India's membership in face of strong China-led opposition.
11 Mar 2016
Washington: US Senators have strongly opposed the use of taxpayers' money for military aid to Pakistan in USD 700 million sale of eight F-16 fighter jets to the country as they questioned Islamabad's commitment to fight terrorist organisations.
16 Aug 2016
Islamabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reference to Balochistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir are to divert attention from the unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan said on Monday. Pakistan's Foreign Policy Advisor Sartaj Aziz said, "The contrast between the Indian Kashmir and the Azad Jammu and Kashmir could not be more stark."
13 Nov 2015
Washington: The US flew two B-52 bombers near the disputed islands claimed by China in South China Sea this week, a media report has said. The Pentagon did not confirm the incident but said there was an effort by Chinese controllers to reach out to one B-52 bomber.