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  • us house passes bill to block syrian refugees require more

    US House passes bill to block Syrian refugees, require more vetting

    World | November 20, 2015 7:46 IST

    Washington: US House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would block Syrian and Iraqi refugees from entering the US unless they pass strict background checks.The measure was approved on a vote of

  • us house votes against iran nuclear deal

    US House votes against Iran nuclear deal

    World | September 12, 2015 12:31 IST

    Washington:  The US House of Representatives voted against a resolution backing the nuclear agreement with Iran, in a symbolic vote started by congressional Republicans who object to the deal.The result of Friday's vote, however, would

  • us house introduces resolution on india s independence day

    US House introduces resolution on India's Independence Day

    World | August 01, 2015 11:28 IST

    Washington: Ami Bera, Co-chair of Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, has introduced a resolution to recognize India's Independence Day and the significance of the US-India partnership.The resolution introduced by the lone Indian-American lawmaker commemorates

  • voting for 2014 mid term elections begins in us

    Voting for 2014 mid-term elections begins in US

    World | November 04, 2014 23:54 IST

    Washington: Americans today began voting for the crucial 2014 mid-term elections, expected to help Republicans wrest control of the US Senate that can tip the balance of power ahead of the Presidential elections in 2016.At

  • us panel to probe twitter study

    US panel to probe Twitter study

    World | October 22, 2014 11:51 IST

    Washington: The US House Science Committee has announced a probe into an ambitious study by the Indiana University to collect and analyse 'social pollution' that is spreading on social media like Twitter."The government has no

  • us house approves lawsuit against barack obama

    US House approves lawsuit against Barack Obama

    World | July 31, 2014 8:16 IST

    Washington: The US House Wednesday approved a lawsuit against President Barack Obama over alleged abuse of executive power.The 225-201 vote fell along party lines, with five Republicans voting against the measure while no Democrats supported

  • us house panel supports lawsuit against barak obama

    US House panel supports lawsuit against Barak Obama

    World | July 25, 2014 8:18 IST

    Washington: The US House Rules Committee on Thursday approved a resolution allowing the full House to vote on authorising a lawsuit against US President Barack Obama, accusing him of abusing executive authority.The 7-4 vote was

  • us house resolution commits to working with modi government

    US house resolution commits to working with Modi government

    World | June 03, 2014 12:22 IST

    Washington: As the US reaches out to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a dozen lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan congressional resolution committing to working with his government "to advance shared values and interests."Co-sponsored among others

  • anti modi resolution loses traction in us house

    Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

    World | December 10, 2013 10:16 IST

    Washington: With the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in assembly elections in four Indian states, a controversial resolution critical of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is losing traction in the US Congress.Spearheading the

  • no clean bill on raising debt limit us house speaker

    No 'clean' bill on raising debt limit: US House Speaker

    World | October 07, 2013 8:08 IST

    Washington : US Republican House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday that the lower chamber would not pass bills to end government shutdown or raise debt limit until President Barack Obama chooses to negotiate."There are not

  • us household wealth up 1.8 percent

    US household wealth up 1.8 percent

    World | September 26, 2013 12:24 IST

    Washington : US combined household wealth rose by 1.8 percent in the second quarter of this year, fuelled by increases in financial assets and home values, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.US household net worth, the

  • modi speaks to former us house speaker through video

    Modi speaks to former US House Speaker through video conference

    Politics | March 30, 2013 14:26 IST

    Gandhinagar, Mar 30:  Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with former US House Speaker Newton Leroy Gingrich through video-conferencing."He (Gingrich) talked about his pro-growth policies and what we can learn from his (Modi's)

  • us delegation meets modi

    US delegation meets Modi

    Politics | March 29, 2013 10:15 IST

    Ahmedabad, March 29: A delegation from the US House of Representatives and business leaders Thursday met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, and lauded development in the state under his watch.The meeting assumes significance as the

  • bera tulsi create history sworn in as us lawmakers

    Bera, Tulsi create history; sworn in as US lawmakers

    World | January 04, 2013 9:38 IST

    Washington, Jan 4: Indian American physician from California, Ami Bera, and the young Iraq war veteran from Hawaii, Tulsi Gabbard, created history yesterday after being sworn in as new members of the US House of

  • us house votes to cut 650 million in military aid to pak

    US House votes to cut $ 650 million in military aid to Pak

    World | July 20, 2012 14:59 IST

    Washington, Jul 20:  In a latest jab at Pakistan by the US, the House of Representatives has unanimously voted to cut American military aid to Islamabad by USD 650 million as Republicans sought to tamp

  • payroll tax deadlock ends as us house caves

    Payroll Tax Deadlock Ends As US House Caves

    World | December 23, 2011 14:21 IST

    Washington, Dec 23: President Barack Obama won a clear political victory when Republicans in the House of Representatives caved to demands by the president, congressional Democrats and fellow Republicans in the Senate for a short-term

  • us house approves debt ceiling bill

    US House Approves Debt Ceiling Bill

    World | August 02, 2011 12:08 IST

    Washington, Aug 2:  The US House of Representatives passed the bipartisan bill to avert a massive debt default and reduce trillions in government spending, paving way for the austerity measure to face a Senate vote.The

  • us house panel imposes limits on aid to pak

    US House Panel Imposes Limits On Aid To Pak

    World | June 15, 2011 14:17 IST

    Washington, Jun 15 :  A key US Congressional committee has approved a defence spending bill that would impose limits on US aid to Pakistan, reflecting its frustration with Islamabad's efforts in the war against terror.The

  • us house defeats resolution for removal of us troops from

    US House Defeats Resolution For Removal Of US Troops From Pak

    World | July 28, 2010 16:55 IST

     Washington-The US House of Representatives has defeated a resolution seeking withdrawal from Pakistan of American troops, who are operating "in secret" in that country without Congressional approval.  Introduced by Democrat Dennis Kucinich and Republican Ron