Manmohan–Obama meet: Points

Washington: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama met on Friday and discussed among other things the first commercial agreement on civilian nuclear power between the two countries. US President and First Lady Michelle Obama also hosted PM and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, and the White House released a statement underscoring the close […]

US Senate approves bill to avoid fiscal cliff

Washington: The US Senate overwhelmingly approved a legislation to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff in the wee hours of Tuesday, with 89 voting in favour and 8 against. The proposal would extend tax rates on annual household income under USD 4,50,000 and postpone automatic spending cuts for two months. The bill will now have to […]