Cut Pak aid, revoke major non-NATO ally status: US lawmakers

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 23 Hailing Donald Trump's new tough line against Pakistan, top US lawmakers have demanded that Islamabad be designated a "state sponsor of terrorism" and its major...

Aug 23, 2017 1:58 PM | Newsscroll

Trump admin had to put pressure on India for Afghan role:Haley

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 22 US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said today that the Trump administration had to put pressure on India to step up its role in bringing about a political solution...

Aug 22, 2017 9:44 PM | Newsscroll

US lawmakers, experts welcome Trump strategy on Afghanistan

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 22 Top American lawmakers and foreign policy experts today welcomed President Donald Trump's new Afghan policy and his tough stand on Pakistan's support to terror...

Aug 22, 2017 12:50 PM | Newsscroll

Senate panel approves bill to suspend US aid to Palestinians

Washington, Aug 5 A Senate committee approved legislation that would suspend US financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it ends what lawmakers said is a long-standing practice of...

Aug 04, 2017 2:47 AM | Newsscroll

Trump's choice Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director

(Eds: Updating with more details)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 2 The US Senate has overwhelmingly confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, replacing James Comey who was abruptly fired by...

Aug 02, 2017 1:11 PM | Newsscroll

Christopher Wray confirmed as new FBI director

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 2 The Senate has confirmed Christopher Wray as the new FBI director, replacing James Comey who was fired by President Donald Trump amid the investigation into the...

Aug 02, 2017 5:58 AM | Newsscroll

Russia, China bear 'unique responsibility' for NKorean threat:

TillersonBy Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 29 Condemning North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Russia and China bear "unique and special responsibility"...

Jul 29, 2017 11:20 AM | Newsscroll

North Korea launches intercontinental ballistic missile: US

(Eds: Adds US, South Korea militaries discussion)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 28 North Korea today launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the second time in a month, the Pentagon said,...

Jul 29, 2017 1:21 AM | Newsscroll

Trump's Obamacare repeal efforts foiled in US Senate

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 28 In a major setback to President Donald Trump, the US Senate today failed to repeal and replace the landmark Obamacare bill as three...

Jul 28, 2017 9:11 PM | Newsscroll

Trump's Obamacare repeal efforts fails in US Senate

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 28 In a major setback to President Donald Trump, the US Senate today failed to repeal and replace the landmark Obamacare bill as three senior Republican lawmakers,...

Jul 28, 2017 8:30 PM | Newsscroll