China calls Obama, Xi talks 'constructive'| Reuters
Apr 01, 2016 at 07:31 | Source:
WASHINGTON China said talks on Thursday between President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama were constructive, even as the two sides remained far apart on the South China Sea and U.S. missile defence plans for South Korea.Meeting on the side...
I-T Dept slaps Rs 29,000 crore tax demand notice on Cairn Energy
Mar 15, 2016 at 17:47 | Source:
New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has slapped on UK's Cairn Energy plc a tax demand notice of over Rs 29,000 crore, including Rs 18,800 crore in back dated interest.It is the second firm to have received retrospective tax notice this year after Vo...
Obama to take tough but tempered line with China's Xi| Reuters
Sep 17, 2015 at 03:16 | Source:
WASHINGTON/BEIJING Chinas economic powerhouse is slowing, destabilising global markets. Beijings neighbours, unnerved over its pursuit of territorial claims, are increasingly cozying up to Washington. A threat of U.S. cyber sanctions looms over Chine...
U.S., India discuss intellectual property concerns| Reuters
Jun 21, 2015 at 09:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that senior Obama administration officials had raised U.S. concerns with him about Indias handling of intellectual property rights during his U.S. visit this week.Jaitley held talks with Treas...
India's response to Nepal earthquake shows its growing leadership: US
Jun 03, 2015 at 07:41 | Source:
Washington: India's quick response to the Nepal earthquake shows its growing leadership, a top American official said on Tuesday, adding that the Indo-US relationship has blossomed under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government."The tragedy in ...
China puts draft counter-terrorism law on hold - U.S. official
Mar 14, 2015 at 00:31 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has effectively put a hold on a draft counter-terrorism law that would require technology firms to hand over sensitive information to government officials, a senior U.S. official said.Tensions over cybersecurity and techn...
Vodafone says it paid Rs 22,300 cr to public finances in India in FY14
Jan 30, 2015 at 21:15 | Source:
New Delhi: British telecom major Vodafone today said its Indian arm has contributed over 2.2 billion (about Rs 22,300 crore) to public finances, including taxes, for financial year ended 31 March 2014. "In 2013-14 our direct and indirect contrib...
India-US ties cements further on Obama-Modi bonhomie, say experts
Jan 24, 2015 at 14:55 | Source:
New York: US President Barack Obama's visit to India is a powerful symbol of the new energy that he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have brought to India-US relations and the American leader will see a new India that feels much more confident about ...
India-US ties: Obama's Republic day visit to bring Make In India tidings
Jan 21, 2015 at 08:33 | Source:
Happening like a quick follow-up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's November US visit that secured its corporate commitments of $41 billion in India, President Barack Obama's visit later this week is expected to result in major announcements on the Ma...
Modi visit fuels WTO solution hope
Sep 29, 2014 at 07:57 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
New Delhi, Sept. 28: The meeting between US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week will be keenly watched to see whether the two countries are able to break the ice on the food security issue, paving the way for the ...
US lawmakers hopeful of better Indo-US ties under PM Modi
Jul 25, 2014 at 09:56 | Source:
Washington: Eagerly awaiting to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits the US in September, top American lawmakers have hoped that an assertive foreign policy of the new Indian government would bring the two countries closer than ever.In...
India to play big role in US' 'rebalance to Asia' strategy: Biswal
Jul 25, 2014 at 08:34 | Source:
Washington: Ahead of an important India visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry, a top Obama Administration official today said that the Asian nation has an increasingly vital role to play at the global stage.As the US moves towards implementing it...