Indian-Americans all set to welcome Modi for “Howdy, Modi” event

Indian-Americans in Houston are all set to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega “Howdy, Modi” event tomorrow, to be attended by 50,000 audience, the largest gathering ever for an elected foreign leader visiting the US, other than the Pope.
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Modi, Trump joint address historic tribute, says US diplomat

US President Donald Trump’s decision to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega ‘Howdy Modi’ rally in Houston over the weekend is a truly historic tribute to the contributions of the Indian-Americans, a top US diplomat has said. Continue Reading

Iran’s Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments unless Europe lives up to to its own undertakings. Continue Reading

US lawmakers seek transparency in Afghan peace deal

An influential group of three lawmakers on Friday sought assurance from the Trump administration that it will make available to the Congress the full text of any agreement signed with the Taliban. Continue Reading

Trump says Secy dismissed after talking about his children

President Donald Trump says his Secretary was dismissed after making indiscreet remarks about his children and saying things that ‘were just a little bit hurtful.’ Madeleine Westerhout lost her job as director of Oval Office operations this week. Continue Reading

63 killed, 182 wounded in Kabul wedding blast

More than 60 people were killed and scores wounded in an explosion targeting a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months. Continue Reading

Groenen helps Netherlands enter World Cup final

The Netherlands’ rise as a force in women’s football continued on Wednesday as Jackie Groenen’s extra-time strike saw them edge out Sweden 1-0 in a gruelling World Cup semi-final in Lyon, taking the European champions through to this weekend’s final against the United States. Continue Reading