A vacant White House job: first pet

Washington, Jul 24 Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside.The job of first pet an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges, after-hours access to the...

Jul 24, 2017 1:55 PM | Newsscroll

Headway on AIDS threatened by funding slowdown

Paris, Jul 23 Progress in beating back the AIDS epidemic risks being eroded by a funding shortfall set to grow under Donald Trump's proposed cuts to global health projects, experts and campaigners...

Jul 23, 2017 9:43 AM | Newsscroll

'US recognises India as partner of strategic importance'

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 18 The Trump administration fundamentally recognises India as a partner of strategic importance, a former American diplomat has said in an apparent endorsement of the...

Jul 18, 2017 7:00 AM | Newsscroll

Trump back on offencive after brief respite in Paris

Washington, Jul 17 US President Donald Trump, fresh from a political holiday in Paris, went back on the offencive as a new poll showed his popularity dropping amid doubts about Russian election...

Jul 17, 2017 11:45 AM | Newsscroll

US to finalise South Asia strategy next week

Washington [USA], July 16 : United States President Donald Trump and his national security team are likely to hold a meeting next week to finalise South Asia strategy. According to CNN,...

Jul 15, 2017 10:43 AM | Newsscroll

US' anti-terror funding for Pak becomes difficult

Washington (USA) July 15 : The United States (US) Congress has made it difficult for Pakistan to get the US funding in the name of fight against terror. Now, the US Secretary of Defense...

Jul 14, 2017 4:48 AM | Newsscroll

'Sino-India standoff could be part of China's salami-slicing

tactics'By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 11 The stand-off between India and China soldiers in the Dokalam area could be part of China's "salami-slicing" tactics of making "inch-by-inch" changes to the...

Jul 11, 2017 2:32 PM | Newsscroll

Indian-American to head White House regulatory affairs office

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Jul 11 Indian-American lawyer Neomi Rao has been confirmed by the US Senate to lead the White House's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.Mainly on party lines,...

Jul 11, 2017 12:13 PM | Newsscroll

Modi's US visit turns out profitable for India: Chinese media

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 28 India-US relations touched new heights following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Donald Trump with a lot of "key takeaways", Chinese official...

Jun 28, 2017 8:40 PM | Newsscroll

Mosque leader quits after imam's genital mutilation comment

Falls Church (US), Jun 9 A leader at one of Virginia's largest mosques has resigned after the imam there made comments in support of female genital mutilation.Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, who was...

Jun 10, 2017 12:31 AM | Newsscroll