India, US agree to resolve amicably dispute over steel import duty
The WTO dispute resolution body has ruled against the US in this case stating that the high duty imposed by America on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India was inconsistent with various provisions of the WTO's Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
US pushes India to buy $5-6 billion more farm goods to seal trade deal: Report
US wants India to buy another $5-6 bn worth of poultry and far...
US: Building explosion shakes Houston, scatters debris
A large explosion at a building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles (kilometers...
View: Talented immigrants make the U.S. richer, not poorer
In early 2018, President Donald Trump reportedly expressed a desire for more immigrants from Norway and fewer from countries such as Haiti, labeling the latter with an expletive. The POTUS has been pushing for immigrants to be kept out of the US, citing that they would be a strain on the nation. However, that is not the case, writes Noah Smith.
China imposes massive virus quarantine as US finds second case
While China imposed transport bans in an area covering a staggering 41 million people, the United States confirmed its second case of the SARS-like virus that has reached half a dozen countries. The previously unknown virus has caused alarm because of its similarity to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which killed hundreds across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003.
Infy mirrors India plan: Eyes more campus recruits in US
Infy has already surpassed its commitment made in 2017 to hire 10,000 American workers at its US operations.
Britain and US to clinch trade deal this year: US Treasury Secretary
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said a post-Brexit trade deal between the United States and Britain was a top priority and he expected such an agreement by the end of the year.
Rupee falls by 7 paise to end at 71.33 against US dollar
At the Interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic currency opened weak at 71.34 .
Cricket: Finally, India have a No. 4
Team India’s middle-order muddle is only well known, and perhaps reached a crescendo in 2019 when it became a key factor in their ODI World Cup semi-final exit. Nearly 12 different batsmen had been trialled at number four during the two-year experimentation phase before that tournament — all of it had come to nought with an inexperienced Rishabh Pant handed a job he couldn’t execute.
India seeks provisions to check harmful fishing
The push was made in the first of the six clusters of fish subsidy talks held last week at WTO, aimed at securing a global agreement on reducing harmful fisheries subsidies by June this year, said officials familiar with the development.
India successfully test-fires K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile
India on Friday successfully test-fired the K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missile off the coast of Visakhapatnam for the second time this...
H-1B visas: US judge rules against outsourcers
The companies, led by outsourcing provider Kollasoft, were seeking to “stay the legal effects” of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) denial of 27 unique H-1B visa applications as it claimed those denials were based on illegal or ultra vires rules promulgated in a February 2018 policy memo issued by USCIS.
Australia plane crash kills 3 US firefighters
Three American crew members died Thursday when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed while battling wildfires in southeastern Austral...
Protester interrupts US Senate impeachment trial
A protester briefly interrupted the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday. The protester could be heard screa...
Insider trading by Indians on the rise in US
The illegal trading ring was active for nearly 3 years before being discovered last year.
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