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  • Extreme DIY for Home Decor Feb 28, 2021 10:04 PM IST

    Extreme DIY for Home Decor

    As the pandemic ignites a wave of home renovations, some craftier homeowners have interpreted this moment as a creative one, tossing aside expectations of what a home should be and updating their spaces in ways that channel their artistic energy, reimagining what is acceptable home decor in the process.

  • Gold gains as stocks dip on Washington worries, rising virus cases Jan 12, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    Gold gains as stocks dip on Washington worries, rising virus cases

    Spot gold rose 0.2% at $1,847.96 per ounce by 0235 GMT, after touching its lowest since Dec. 2 in the previous session. U.S. gold futures eased 0.2% to $1,847.30.

  • Wall Street steady, big weekly gain on prospects for Washington gridlock Nov 07, 2020 07:49 AM IST

    Wall Street steady, big weekly gain on prospects for Washington gridlock

    Biden built on narrow leads in Pennsylvania and Georgia, putting him on the verge of winning the White House, although President Donald Trump has filed lawsuits in battleground states to contest the results.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine: What's keeping Washington from a virus deal, explained Aug 12, 2020 01:00 PM IST

    COVID-19 Vaccine: What's keeping Washington from a virus deal, explained

    Now that President Donald Trump has issued a series of executive edicts and the national political conventions are set to begin, consuming the attention of both Trump and top Democrats, the talks seem to be on an indefinite pause.

  • North Korea says little reason to maintain Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump ties: Report Jun 12, 2020 07:55 AM IST

    North Korea says little reason to maintain Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump ties: Report

    U.S. policies prove Washington remains a long-term threat to the North Korean state and its people and North Korea will develop more reliable military forces to counter that threat, Foreign Minister Ri Son Gwon said in a statement carried by state news agency KCNA.

  • Donald Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington D.C.: Official Jun 08, 2020 07:24 AM IST

    Donald Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops in Washington D.C.: Official

    The account of Trump's demand during a heated Oval Office conversation on Monday shows how close the president may have come to fulfilling his threat to deploy active duty troops in U.S. cities, despite opposition from Pentagon leadership.

  • Foreign Affairs | A brief history of US Presidents in India Feb 24, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    Foreign Affairs | A brief history of US Presidents in India

    Donald Trump is a US President who is unlike any of his predecessors since India gained Independence. Trump is entirely guided by instinct and has so far been good at that.

  • China's economy czar going to Washington to sign trade deal Jan 09, 2020 03:05 PM IST

    China's economy czar going to Washington to sign trade deal

    Washington postponed planned tariff increases following the announcement of the “Phase 1” deal in October. But earlier punitive duties imposed by both sides on billions of dollars of each other's goods stayed in place, dampening global trade and threatening to chill economic growth.

  • Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington Dec 23, 2019 09:05 AM IST

    Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC in front of Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington

    According to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014 following religious persecution there will get Indian citizenship.

  • China repeats call for restraint as North Korea tensions build Dec 19, 2019 09:05 AM IST

    China repeats call for restraint as North Korea tensions build

    Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui told reporters tensions have somewhat risen over North Korea but the overall situation has not deviated from a track of dialogue and consultation.

  • Donald Trump watching North Korea 'closely' as talks deadline nears Dec 17, 2019 08:48 AM IST

    Donald Trump watching North Korea 'closely' as talks deadline nears

    The nuclear-armed North has issued increasingly strident declarations in recent weeks, even promising an ominous "Christmas gift" if Washington does not come up with some concessions.

  • Taliban say 'way too early' to speak of resuming talks with US Nov 29, 2019 02:45 PM IST

    Taliban say 'way too early' to speak of resuming talks with US

    "It is way too early to talk about the resumption of talks for now. We will give our official reaction later," the Islamist group's official spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, told AFP in a WhatsApp message.

  • Digging Deeper | CEO Activism: Tool for positive change? Aug 19, 2019 02:39 PM IST

    Digging Deeper | CEO Activism: Tool for positive change?

    In this episode of Digging Deeper, we explore the burgeoning trend of CEO Activism.

  • Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George HW Bush Dec 03, 2018 12:17 PM IST

    Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George HW Bush

    An invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral, to be attended by President Donald Trump and other dignitaries.

  • After Helsinki, Donald Trump plans to host Vladimir Putin in Washington Jul 20, 2018 08:06 AM IST

    After Helsinki, Donald Trump plans to host Vladimir Putin in Washington

    Trump has come in for bipartisan criticism for what many saw as his unsettling embrace of the Russian strongman this week -- and his seeming disavowal of his own intelligence agencies and their assessment that Moscow meddled in the 2016 election.

  • Washington seeks global 'coalition' against Iran regime May 18, 2018 08:56 AM IST

    Washington seeks global 'coalition' against Iran regime

    The plan is to be detailed on Monday by the top United States diplomat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in his first major foreign policy address since taking office in April.

  • Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules Mar 06, 2018 01:35 PM IST

    Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules

    The Federal Communications Commission voted in December to gut U.S. rules that meant to prevent broadband companies such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon from exercising more control over what people watch and see on the internet.

  • China warns Trump trade sanctions threaten global economy Feb 14, 2018 06:35 PM IST

    China warns Trump trade sanctions threaten global economy

    Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said that with the sheer volume of trade and integration between the US and Chinese economies, some friction was natural.

  • North Korea's new missile could reach Washington: Seoul Dec 01, 2017 09:58 AM IST

    North Korea's new missile could reach Washington: Seoul

    The Defence Ministry says today further reviews are needed to determine whether the intercontinental ballistic missile's warhead can survive atmospheric re-entry and accurately strike the target.

  • Book on life of PM Narendra Modi launched in Washington Sep 27, 2017 01:18 PM IST

    Book on life of PM Narendra Modi launched in Washington

    "The Making of a Legend" has images and text depicting Modi's journey, his struggles and initiatives since assuming the office in 2014.

  • No change on US position on climate change: White House Sep 18, 2017 08:55 AM IST

    No change on US position on climate change: White House

    The statement by the White House comes amid reports that the Trump administration would announce at the Montreal talks that it would not pull out of the Paris accord and was offering to re-engage with the deal.

  • US ban on North Korea travel comes into force Sep 01, 2017 11:45 AM IST

    US ban on North Korea travel comes into force

    The measure was imposed following the death of student Otto Warmbier, 22, in June, a few days after he was sent home in a mysterious coma following more than a year in prison in the North.

  • Navtej Sarna explores ways to boost India-US partnership in energy sector Aug 28, 2017 11:31 AM IST

    Navtej Sarna explores ways to boost India-US partnership in energy sector

    Indian Ambassador Navtej Sarna met Alaska's Governor Bill Walker during which energy co-operation was an important aspect of the discussions.

  • China a sweet spot for US companies' earnings in second quarter Aug 14, 2017 09:05 AM IST

    China a sweet spot for US companies' earnings in second quarter

    Whether they sell construction equipment, semiconductors or coffee, many major U.S. companies have reported stronger second-quarter earnings and revenue from their Chinese operations in recent weeks.

  • Russian surveillance plane creates buzz in Washington Aug 10, 2017 08:00 AM IST

    Russian surveillance plane creates buzz in Washington

    Russia and the United States are signatories to the treaty, which allows unarmed observation flights over the entire territory of all 34 member nations. The flights are intended to foster transparency about military activity, reduce mistrust or misunderstandings and help monitor arms control and other agreements.

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