Feb 11, 2016 07:44 AM IST
The measure, which now must be reconciled with a similar House version that passed last month, would slap sanctions on any person or entity importing goods, technology or training related to weapons of mass destruction, or engaging in human rights abuses, US lawmakers said.
- Dec 14, 2014 08:16 AM IST
USD 1 trillion spending bill clears hurdle in US Senate
- Mar 15, 2014 02:54 PM IST
In this role, Arun M Kumar will lead the agency's efforts to assist and advocate for US companies in international markets.
- Dec 17, 2013 12:22 PM IST
Jeh Johnson, who was the Defense Department's general counsel during President Barack Obama's first term, will succeed Janet Napolitano.
- Oct 17, 2013 05:18 PM IST
Christopher Palmer, director of Global Emerging Markets, Henderson Global Investors believes the US Senate's decision on the debt ceiling led to profit taking and a bit of disappointment in the equities market.
- Oct 17, 2013 10:59 AM IST
US Senate and House leaders passed a bill to end the fiscal impasse late on Wednesday, hours before the government's borrowing authority was due to expire. The deal will fund the government until January 15 and raise the debt limit through to February 7.
- Sep 23, 2013 06:32 PM IST
The US House of Representatives that has Republican majority today passed a stop-gap budget measure that would keep the government operating for a few months but defund President Barack Obama's health care law.
- Sep 05, 2013 11:37 AM IST
US Senate panel passed a resolution authorising the use of military force in Syria by a vote of 10-7. It clears the way for a vote on the resolution in the full Senate, likely next week.
- Jul 22, 2013 11:48 AM IST
US President Barack Obama will lay out his vision to rebuild the economy in his second term through a series of speeches across the country beginning the same site in Illinois, where he delivered his first major economic speech on the national stage in 2005.
- Jul 12, 2013 12:44 PM IST
IT major Infosys on Friday said that it was in talks with clients for a contingency plan to ensure that the business was continued on the back of the US immigration bill becoming a law.
- Jul 11, 2013 11:51 AM IST
Senator Tom Carper, chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said he found continuing pay problems faced by the U.S. military and their families "deeply disturbing."
- Jun 28, 2013 11:01 AM IST
The clauses in the recently passed immigration bill by the US Senate can be very damaging for the overseas Indian IT sector. He added that the clause of salary rises for H1-B can have a significant damage on these stocks.
- Jun 25, 2013 08:49 AM IST
By a vote of 67-27, the border security amendment cleared a procedural hurdle, leaving opponents of the bill with few remaining opportunities for killing or further delaying passage of the legislation this week.
- Jun 13, 2013 08:48 AM IST
HR executives from tech companies in the US like Adobe, Broadcom, Intel, Motorola Solutions have started lobbying in support of a comprehensive immigration reform bill.
- May 22, 2013 10:16 AM IST
The vote followed the committee's decision to embrace a Republican move to ease restrictions on high-tech US companies that want to hire more skilled workers from countries like India and China.
- May 21, 2013 08:48 AM IST
Apple Inc has held billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government, using an unusual global tax structure, according to a US Senate report
- Apr 23, 2013 08:29 PM IST
Walmart continued to lobby with the American lawmakers over Indian retail FDI rules during the first quarter of 2013, even as a probe is underway into the global retail giant's US lobbying activities for facilitating its India entry.
- Mar 23, 2013 04:14 PM IST
The US Senate on Saturday narrowly passed its first federal budget in four years, a move that will usher in a relative lull in Washington's fiscal wars until an anticipated summer showdown over raising the debt ceiling.
- Mar 08, 2013 03:12 AM IST
The US Senate confirmed John Brennan as the Obama administration's next director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
- Jan 01, 2013 11:34 AM IST
The US Senate was expected to vote early on Tuesday on a deal to avert USD 600 billion in automatic tax increases and spending cuts in the "fiscal cliff" that could hobble the economy if allowed to take effect this week.
- Nov 07, 2012 12:22 PM IST
Democrats retained control of the US Senate on Tuesday night, taking over the hotly-contested Republican seats in Massachusetts and Indiana while holding on to most of the states they already had, including Wisconsin and Virginia, according to projections.
- Jul 17, 2012 08:36 PM IST
HSBC Holdings Plc will put itself at the mercy of the US Senate on Tuesday, acknowledging shortcomings in its anti-money laundering operations and promising to fix what a scathing report called a "pervasively polluted" culture at the bank.
- Jun 27, 2012 03:22 PM IST
Moscow expressed outraged on Wednesday over the the US Senate's approval of a bill that would penalise Russian officials for human rights abuses, and warned Americans that adoption of the sanctions would strain US-Russian relations
- Oct 29, 2011 09:56 AM IST
President Barack Obama's top national security adviser delayed a planned trip to China and India last week to help Obama deal with Libya and a decision on US troops in Iraq, the White House said on Friday.
- Oct 12, 2011 08:57 AM IST
In a blow to President Barack Obama, the US Senate effectively killed a jobs bill at the heart of his efforts to turn the sour economy around in the run up to the November 2012 elections.