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Richard Verma


By 2030, India might lead the world in almost every category

August 03, 2021 10:58 am

In his commencement address to the Jindal University School of Banking and Finance, the former US Ambassador to India told young students that India has the youngest workforce in Asia.

India, US cannot be fighting on trade issues but cooperating on defence: Richard Verma

April 25, 2018 7:33 am

Former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma said Washington and New Delhi want an "ambitious relationship" and to become natural allies for that they need to be "firing on all cylinders", including economic and military.

India took responsible role in respecting boundaries: Richard Verma

August 09, 2017 4:21 pm

The diplomat said "all of us will welcome" a de-escalation and a commitment to resolving the issue through dialogue. "I think India has really taken a very responsible and important role in respecting the international boundaries, playing an important role in peace and stability and also calling for dialogue," Verma said.

India has emerged as biggest renewable energy lab in the world, says US envoy Richard Verma

May 10, 2016 1:10 pm

"It's great to see how the US government, companies and Tata Power-DDL are collaborating toward the use of smart technology for the common good," Verma said.

More Mollycoddling

March 09, 2016 4:22 am

Latest sale of F-16s by the US to Pakistan carries a message for India.

Indo-US N-deal could be implemented in 2016: Richard Verma

December 13, 2015 2:21 pm

Verma also told a Washington audience that "there will be a lot of progress on the civil nuclear deal in the first half of 2016".

India a model of inclusiveness: Richard Verma

November 24, 2015 4:26 am

Speaking at a conference on security in mega cities in a South Mumbai hotel, Verma said inclusive governance is a key factor in ensuring security in mega cities.

US envoy visits red light area with DCW chief, interacts with sex workers

November 20, 2015 2:34 am

The visit was organised with assistance from NGO Shakti Vahini.

USA offers to jointly make fighter jets with India

August 14, 2015 9:37 pm

Talking about the new developments in bilateral military ties, the American Ambassador here, Richard Verma, noted that India faces a critical shortage of front-line fighter aircraft for keeping India's air space safe.


India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

February 26, 2016 5:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.

Military assistance to Pakistan has decreased: US envoy

February 23, 2016 7:45 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): United States Ambassador to India, Richard Verma, said the military assistance to Pakistan has gone down shortly days after India expressed its disappointment over Barack Obama administration's decision to sell Pakistan eight F-16 fighter jets. Briefing the media at the fourth annual lecture of Indian Association of Foreign Affairs Correspondents in New Delhi, Verma said the assistance to Islamabad was to address a specific counter militancy and counter insurgency threat. As the US goes to polls later this year, Verma said the relations between India and the U.S. would be topmost priority for the next president.