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US approves foreign military sales to support India's C-17 transport planes

The decision in this regard comes after a recent Indian request to buy equipment for C-17 follow-on support, to include spares and repair parts, support equipment, and personnel training and training equipment among others.

US needs to reach out to India, other Asian partners to strengthen ties beyond Europe: Biden

Biden also slammed Trump for his relationship with authoritarian leaders like Kim Jong-un of North Korea, saying “we do not coddle dictators."


'Modi hai to mumkin hai', says Mike Pompeo in major policy speech ahead of India visit

Pompeo said under President Donald Trump, the US has taken defence cooperation to newer heights, solidified their common vision for the Indo-Pacific and taken a far tougher stand on Pakistan's unacceptable support for terrorism.

US takes India off currency watchlist

Over the last two years, US put pressure on India by increasing tariffs on products like steel and aluminium,as well as removing the country from its Generalized System of Preferences, which allowed Indian businesses certain trade benefits.

India launches Passport Seva Project in US consulates

The Consulate General of India, Houston inaugurated the PSP in Houston along with a team led by Minister of State for External Affairs, General (Retd) V K Singh.

US Secretary of State says 2+2 talks with India won't be just about Russian missiles, Iran oil

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis are headed to India for the 2+2 talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.


USISPF lauds legislative initiatives to advance defence ties with India

If passed by the US Congress and signed into a law, the United States-India Enhanced Cooperation Act would ensure that it treats India as a "Major Defence Partner" when it considers approval of defence sales to India.

US, India working 'hand in glove' to build relationship ahead of '2+2' dialogue, says official

During a Congressional hearing, Principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, Alice Wells said that the US is looking forward to the "two-plus-two" dialogue with India in New Delhi in September.

US, India set for talks on Iran sanctions

Sources said India is exploring the possibility of reviving the rupee-rial arrangement for importing oil from Iran in the wake of US sanctions.

India-China ties a 'cold war-like' bond in making, says US expert Alyssa Ayres

Alyssa Ayres, who served in the South and Central Asia Bureau of the State Department, made the remarks last week in New York during the launch of her latest book 'Our Time Has Come: How India is Making Its Place in the World'.