President Trump confirmed that US will pull out of the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty that it had signed with Russia alleging that Moscow has "violated" the agreement
The INF treaty was signed between the then US president Ronald Reagan and his USSR counterpart Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987 on the elimination of intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles
Before dawn on Saturday, Riyadh backtracked on a fortnight of denials by announcing that Khashoggi died during a "brawl" inside the consulate on October 2
Saudi Arabia said early on Saturday that Khashoggi, a critic of the country's de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, had died in a fight inside the building
Russia has denied all allegations of meddling in US 2016 elections.
Of the 309,986 Indians on H-1B visas in the US this October, only 63,220 or 20.4 per cent are female.
Asked about how India will make the payments to Russia for the S-400 missile deal, Kumar said India is also engaged with the US on the issue.
The MEA spokesperson said that, during discussions, India conveyed to the US the contribution made to the growth and development of the US economy by the highly skilled Indian professionals.
The Trump administration is planning to revoke a rule that makes spouses of thousands of immigrant workers eligible to work while in the US, a move that could impact tens of thousands of Indians.
Washington and Seoul both publicly insist they are on the same page about dealing with Pyongyang. But behind the scenes, there are growing signs of disagreement as South and North Korea forge ahead with plans to defuse military tensions and rebuild economic ties.
Just weeks ago, Mattis had planned to travel to Beijing for talks with Wei, but that fell through when the Chinese made it known that Wei would be unavailable -- one of several signs that tension in the overall US-China relationship was spilling over into the military arena.
Carter, who in his various capacities at the Pentagon including as defence secretary played a key role in cementing India-US defence relationship, said in a major policy paper on Wednesday that China stands isolated and India has emerged as a key and dependable ally of the United States in the region.
However, Trump in an interview with Fox News ruled out starting trade deal negotiations with China, arguing that Beijing is not ready yet for such talks.
The issue, the official claimed, has been long due and it was then US President Ronald Reagan who had first expressed concern in 1986.
These issues were discussed in a meeting with US Ambassador in India Kenneth I Juster.
India's trade deficit did fall to $13.98 billion in September, the lowest in five months, but this is no cause for celebration
President Donald Trump in May pulled the US out of the 2015 nuclear accord, saying it had "failed to achieve the fundamental objective of blocking all paths to an Iranian nuclear bomb" and did not deal with Tehran's "malign activities, including its ballistic missile programme and its support for terrorism".
Refusing to say if India has sought a waiver of sanctions from the US as to continue purchasing crude oil from Iran, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said he has articulated the country's position on importing oil from the Persian Gulf nation in November and "there is nothing new to repeat."
The declaration threatens to upset the negotiations between Washington and the nuclear-armed North, in which Trump is expected to hold a second summit soon with Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un.
China is engaged in hotly contested territorial disputes in the South China Sea, and with Japan in the East China Sea.
"America has done most of the things it could do, and there is not much left to do against Iran," Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying by the semi-official ISNA news agency.
South Korea's Defense Ministry said the talks at the Panmunjom border village mark the first meeting between the Koreas and the U.N. Command to discuss ways to demilitarize the village's Joint Security Area.
The source also added that New Delhi was confident of entering into bilateral currency payment mechanisms with Iran and China in order to smooth trade between the countries.
The third annual meeting would also deliberate on ways to revive investment in oil and gas exploration and production, official sources said
The RBI, in a circular in April, said all system providers will have to ensure that the entire data relating to payment systems operated by them are stored in a system only in India.