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Biden's CIA director creates unit focusing on China

October 07, 2021 11:05 pm

In the Biden administration's first months, relations with Beijing soured over deep differences on many issues including human rights, Hong Kong and the South China Sea.

Explained: CIA officer on India trip reports Havana Syndrome; what is known about its symptoms and causes so far

September 24, 2021 5:52 pm

Havana Syndrome refers to a set of mental health symptoms that typically involves hearing certain sounds without any outside noise being present, nausea, vertigo and headaches, memory loss and issues with balance.

CIA officer suffers Havana syndrome symptoms in India

September 21, 2021 9:25 am

The circumstances of the incident are still being investigated, and officials have not yet determined whether the CIA officer was targeted because the officer was traveling with the director, William Burns, or for other reasons.

Explained: Who is William Burns, nominated as CIA head by Joe Biden?

January 14, 2021 12:19 pm

William Burns retired from the US Foreign Service in 2014 and holds the highest rank in the service - that of a career diplomat.

Kerry, McCain to visit ahead of PM’s US trip

July 01, 2014 2:41 am

With US Senator John McCain scheduled to visit India on July 2 and 3, the Indian side is ready to welcome him.

To re-energise ties,PM wants to visit US,waits for confirmation

May 18, 2013 4:03 am

Inability of govt to take it further has become cause of frustration in India-US relationship.

LNG import dominates talks between Mathai,Burns

May 11, 2013 4:14 am

India’s interest in buying Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the US dominated the discussions between Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai

India,US to jointly develop,produce defence equipment

May 11, 2013 4:13 am

Washington and New Delhi are firming up “practical projects” for joint development and production of defence equipment in India

Modi visa will be handled as per law: US

October 28, 2012 1:57 am

Against the backdrop of Britain warming up to Narendra Modi after boycotting him for 10 years,the US has said it would handle the Gujarat CM’s potential visa application as per its immigration laws.

Narendra Modi visa application to be handled as per law: US diplomat

October 27, 2012 11:18 am

Burns was replying to questions if there is change in US policy in view of change in British govt policy.