Pompeo pushes India for access to local markets

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pushed for India to further open its economy and also “diversify” its energy portfolio, saying countries that have provided American companies access to their markets have seen “real opportunity.” Continue Reading

I am all alone in White House, says Trump

Bored at the White House on Christmas Eve, a lone Donald Trump spent the day slamming his critics, as the government entered its third day of partial shutdown initiated by a rift with Democrats over the President’s long-promised wall along the US-Mexico border. Continue Reading

Implement UNSC sanctions against 26/11 perpetrators: US

Describing the Mumbai terror attack as a “barbarity,” the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday called upon Pakistan and other nations to uphold their UN Security Council obligations to implement sanctions against those responsible for the atrocity. Continue Reading

Chabahar Port sanctions: US experts hail move to exempt India

Experts in the US have welcomed the Trump administration’s decision to exempt India from imposition of certain sanctions for the development of the strategically located Chabahar Port in Iran, along with the construction of the railway line connecting it with Afghanistan. Continue Reading

No anti-dumping duty on PTFE resin from India, China: USITC

The US International Trade Commission has ruled against putting anti-dumping duty on the imports of a synthetic fluoropolymer, a key ingredient in non-stick coating for pans and other cookware, from India and China. Continue Reading

Kim Jong Un slams brigandish US sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attacked “hostile forces” over “brigandish” sanctions, state media reported today, as Washington seeks to maintain pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear programme. Continue Reading