India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The government has signed 18 contracts with foreign vendors including those from USA, Russia, Israel, Germany, France and UK for procuring missiles, rockets and simulators etc in the last financial year.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 8, 2015
The family of a 39-year-old man from Anand district in Gujarat, who was shot dead in the USA in an attack, sought the Indian government's help on Tuesday to get his body back.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 10, 2015
A lawsuit filed today by the operator of Wikipedia and other organizations challenges the US government's mass online surveillance programs, claiming that tapping into the Internet "backbone" is illegal.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, will file a lawsuit against the National Security Agency and the US Department of Justice, challenging the government's mass surveillance program.
World News | Asscociated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the US government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 1, 2014
Stating that reports of spying on BJP by the USA were "serious", Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the government would take up the matter.
World News | Associated Press | Sunday September 29, 2013
House Republicans on Saturday pushed the government to the brink of a partial shutdown in two days, nearing passage of a one-year delay in implementing major parts of President Barack Obama's health care law in defiance of the White House and Democratic-controlled Senate.
India News | Reported by Nitin Gokhale | Wednesday June 12, 2013
The Cabinet has cleared a national cyber security policy which will ensure that critical Information Technology infrastructure in the country is strengthened to prevent increasing cyber-attacks from across the globe. The policy is a part of the new cyber security architecture, which was unveiled by the government over the past one week.
Associated Press | Saturday February 23, 2013
The government filed paperwork in federal court to join a lawsuit by Floyd Landis -- a former Armstrong teammate stripped of the 2006 Tour de France crown for doping -- after talks with Armstrong over damages issues broke down.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 16, 2013
British Airways has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 2.26 lakh to a woman passenger as compensation for loss of her luggage while she was travelling from Miami in USA to Delhi.
Tuesday December 18, 2012
The US government has slapped Toyota Motor Corp with a record $17.4 million fine for failing once again to quickly report problems to federal regulators and for delaying a safety recall.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday November 28, 2012
More than half of young people in the United States who are infected with HIV are not aware of it, according to a report by government health officials that zeroes in on one of the remaining hot spots of HIV infection in America.
Wednesday August 15, 2012
The government will set up 14 more Income Tax Overseas Units (ITOUs) to deal with the menace of blackmoney.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 6, 2012
China on Monday asked the US to abandon its "Cold War mentality" and cease making groundless accusations against Beijing, a foreign ministry spokesperson said. Spokesperson Liu Weimin made the remark when commenting on an annual national security threat assessment report delivered by the US government, reported Xinhua. The report stated that China ...
World News | Edward Wong, Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Friday December 30, 2011
Broadening its challenge to the United States, the Chinese government on Thursday announced an ambitious five-year plan for space exploration that would move China closer to becoming a major rival at a time when the American program is in retreat.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 16, 2011
Looking for a job? NASA is hiring astronauts. You can even apply online at a giant government jobs website.
World News | Carl Hulse, New York Times | Saturday April 9, 2011
Congressional leaders and President Obama headed off a shutdown of the government with less than two hours to spare Friday night under a tentative budget deal that would cut $38 billion from federal spending this year.After days of tense negotiations and partisan quarrelling, House Republicans came to preliminary terms with the White House and Sena...
World News | John M Broder, New York Times | Wednesday October 6, 2010
The Obama administration repeatedly underestimated how much oil was flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from the stricken BP well, contributing to public fear about the accident and a loss of faith in the government's ability to handle it, according to a sharply critical report from the presidential commission appointed to study the disaster.The report...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday June 10, 2010
The Congress is in a spot after one of its senior-most leaders has said that pressure from the USA could have been a factor in how the party's government tackled the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 9, 2010
Days after it provided access to Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operative David Headley, the US has said Indian government would have been "very pleased" with the cooperation it had offered in the case.
World News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday March 21, 2010
The pro-lifers worry that government could fund abortion, saying that the language of the Bill is vague on abortion
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 21, 2009
India will seek extradition of US terror suspect David Headley from America after a chargesheet is filed against him in a court for his involvement in last year's Mumbai attack.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday October 14, 2009
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the government is worried after learning that the Gujarat government has given permission to Platinum II.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2009
The government has reacted sharply to detention of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at a US airport.