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  • A former top Pentagon official said US must not be

    'Must end mad practice of subsidising Pakistan while it undermines US interests'

    World | February 24, 2017 18:35 IST

    In a stinging indictment for Pakistan for its policy of duplicity in Afghanistan, a former top Pentagon official has said that the US must stop being manipulated by Pakistan and cease all financial and military aid to the troubled nation.

  • nasa usaid launch environmental information hub

    NASA, USAID launch environmental information hub

    World | September 01, 2015 11:50 IST

    Washington: NASA and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched a joint project to strengthen regional environmental monitoring in five countries in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia.Called SERVIR-Mekong, the project is

  • raj shah performed admirably at usaid white house

    Raj Shah performed admirably at USAID: White House

    World | February 28, 2015 7:31 IST

    Washington: The US has hailed highest ranking Indian American in the Obama Administration, Raj Shah - who quit recently as Administrator of the country's global development agency - for his admirable work in the face

  • bill melinda gates foundation to support swachh bharat

    Bill-Melinda Gates Foundation to support Swachh Bharat campaign

    India | January 13, 2015 14:26 IST

    New Delhi: The ‘Swachh Bharat' campaign today got a boost with USAID and Bill-Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) joining hands with the government and pledging a financial commitment of around USD 12 million over the next

  • us offers help to pakistan to probe wagah border terror

    US offers help to Pakistan to probe Wagah Border terror attack

    World | November 03, 2014 16:31 IST

    Islamabad: The US today offered to provide any assistance to Pakistan to track down the perpetrators behind the “senseless” terrorist attack at Wagah Border that killed at least 61 people.Condemning the horrific suicide attack as

  • india asks us not to invest in pak dam in disputed gilgit

    India asks US not to invest in Pak dam in disputed Gilgit-Baltistan

    World | October 24, 2014 14:48 IST

    Washington: India has asked the United States not to invest in the Diamer-Bhasha dam project, which Pakistan plans to build in disputed Gilgit-Baltistan in Pak Occupied Kashmir.Reports said, India has asked the US administration to

  • nisha desai making critical efforts in key part of world

    Nisha Desai making critical efforts in key part of world: Kerry

    World | October 24, 2014 12:06 IST

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged the critical role being played by Nisha Desai Biswal, one of his top diplomats, in building America's relationship with countries in South and Central Asia, particularly India.“I'm

  • us aid worker s parents plead for his release

    US aid worker's parents plead for his release

    World | October 05, 2014 7:21 IST

    Indianapolis: The parents of a U.S. man threatened with beheading by the Islamic State group are pleading with his captors to free him, saying in a video statement on Saturday that their son has devoted

  • usaid gates foundation to join in clean india

    USAID, Gates Foundation to join in Clean India

    India | October 05, 2014 6:59 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit that saw him take up the issue of hygiene and toilets for all Indians during his much-applauded talk at New York's Central Park has also led to

  • harsh vardhan outlines key to reduce maternal and child

    Harsh Vardhan outlines key to reduce maternal and child deaths

    Politics | June 26, 2014 11:45 IST

    Washington: Asserting that the goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths by 2035 is well within reach, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has outlined six key actions to accelerate achieve this goal.  This includes

  • iraq seeking new us aid after pushing out troops

    Iraq seeking new US aid after pushing out troops

    World | October 31, 2013 9:31 IST

    Washington : Nearly two years after pushing out the U.S. military, Iraq is asking for more American weapons, training and manpower to help fight a bloody resurgence of al-Qaida that has unleashed a level of

  • flood ravaged uttarakhand to get 150 000 us aid

    Flood-ravaged Uttarakhand to get $150,000 US aid

    India | June 23, 2013 21:41 IST

    New Delhi, June 23: Aid of $150,000 (around Rs.90 lakh) would be given for relief work in the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand, US Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell said Sunday.The aid would be given

  • pakistan a failed state us lawmakers tell gilani

    Pakistan a failed state, US lawmakers tell Gilani

    World | May 06, 2012 16:43 IST

    Washington, May 6: Influential American Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has told Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Gilani that his country is a failed state and no amount of US aid money will ever change that. "It is

  • u.s. aides believe china examined stealth copter

    U.S. Aides Believe China Examined Stealth Copter

    World | August 15, 2011 14:59 IST

    Washington, August 13:  In the days after the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistan's intelligence service probably allowed Chinese military engineers to examine the wreckage of a stealth American helicopter that crashed during the

  • usaid chief says he left pakistan after getting threats

    USAID Chief Says, He Left Pakistan After Getting Threats

    World | August 28, 2010 9:25 IST

    Washington :  Indian-American US aid chief Rajiv Shah has said that he had to leave a relief camp in flood-hit Pakistan in a hurry, after being threatened by extremist elements present there.  Shah was the

  • india for monitoring mechanism to stop misuse of us aid to

    India For Monitoring Mechanism To Stop Misuse Of US Aid To Pak

    India | July 23, 2010 21:27 IST

    Voicing concern over the misuse of US military aid by Pakistan, India on Friday asked America to set up a "monitoring mechanism" as a remedial measure, but got no clear assurance in this regard.  Defence