US Government

IIIT Hyderabad researchers develop tools to detect renal cancer

The computational models developed by the IIIT-H researchers can also predict the survival chances of cancer patients using digital images

published on : 25th September 2019

President Donald Trump: US warship destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

USS Boxer, a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, arrived in US Central Command area of operation on June 23 with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and two other amphibious warships.

published on : 19th July 2019

Huawei says US sanctions will cost it billions in revenue

Ren said Huawei will reduce capacity and expects revenue of about $100 billion annually for the next two years, compared with $105 billion in 2018.

published on : 17th June 2019

Legal hurdle over,  Nepal to buy arms from US

Although both the Nepal Army and the US Embassy refrained from disclosing the amount, an estimated 2.19 billion Nepalese Rupees will be required to import the modern rifles.

published on : 14th June 2019

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arrested by UK police after Ecuador withdraws asylum

Assange has been living at the Ecuador embassy since 2012 when he sought refuge there.

published on : 11th April 2019

US declares Iran force a foreign terrorist organisation

The designation could also open hundreds of foreign companies and business executives to US travel bans and possible prosecution for sanctions violations.

published on : 9th April 2019

GSP benefit withdrawal by US will not have much impact on India's exports: Commerce secretary Anup Wadhawan

India exported goods worth USD 5.6 billion under GSP last year, but "our total GSP benefits were to the tune of only USD 190 million, the secretary told reporters here.

published on : 5th March 2019

We'll build the wall anyway: Donald Trump

An impasse between the US Congress and Trump over funding for the wall had earlier triggered the longest-ever partial government shutdown in the United States, which lasted for 35 days.

published on : 12th February 2019

Donald Trump ends shutdown, signs bill to reopen government

Standing alone in the Rose Garden Friday, Trump said he would sign legislation funding shuttered agencies until Feb. 15 and try again to persuade lawmakers to finance his long-sought wall.

published on : 26th January 2019

Donald Trump climbs down 'wall', says will end shutdown, reopen US government

President Trump still threatened to renew hostilities with a new shutdown, or a state of emergency if there is no breakthrough on his pet project, the Mexican border wall, in the next three weeks.

published on : 26th January 2019

Donald Trump vows no surrender on 32nd day of government shutdown

Trump's main opponent, Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi, was adamant on Tuesday that the president is to blame.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Donald Trump and US Democrat Nancy Pelosi again butt heads but others see possible paths

While Pelosi and other Democrats dismissed Trump's offer, Republicans insisted that it represented actual movement by the president.

published on : 21st January 2019

US House passes Democratic bill to reopen government

The shutdown has resulted from a dispute over border wall funding. Democrats remain opposed to Trump's demand for $5.7 billion. They say they'll discuss border security once the government reopens.

published on : 17th January 2019

Sikhs in Texas feed US employees affected by government shutdown

Workers and families affected by the shutdown are invited to Sikh Centre all weekend for free meals starting today, the Center posted on its Facebook on Friday.

published on : 16th January 2019

Canada air traffic controllers buy pizza for broke colleagues hit by US government shutdown

Some 10,000 air traffic controllers in the United States have been working without pay since late December due to the ongoing government shutdown.

published on : 14th January 2019
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