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Top chipmakers set to submit semiconductor data to US govt

Top chipmakers set to submit semiconductor data to US govt

🕔17:00, 8.Nov 2021

Seoul, Nov 8 (IANS) Leading South Korean companies Samsung Electronics and SK hynix were set to hand over their semiconductor data to the US government by Monday (US time). According to a statement on Sunday by the South Korean Ministry of

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US govt proceeds with Covid-19 vaccine mandate amid challenges

US govt proceeds with Covid-19 vaccine mandate amid challenges

🕔12:31, 3.Nov 2021

New York, Nov 3 (IANS) The US government is reportedly scheduled to release later this week its Covid-19 vaccine mandate for private-sector businesses with 100 or more employees, which is expected to face challenges and resistance. On Monday, the government issued

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US hands Pfizer, BioNTech $1.95b order for 100m Covid vaccines

US hands Pfizer, BioNTech $1.95b order for 100m Covid vaccines

🕔07:38, 23.Jul 2020

New York, July 23  The US government has agreed to pay $1.95 billion for 100 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, the two companies said on Wednesday. The doses of the vaccine, BNT162,

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US ready to sue Google for ‘monopolising’ online ads: Report

US ready to sue Google for ‘monopolising’ online ads: Report

🕔12:08, 16.May 2020

Washington, May 16  The US government is reportedly preparing to sue Google for its anti-market ad practices where it allegedly monopolized online ads. The Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust lawsuits against

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US to sign peace deal with Taliban, withdraw forces over 18 months

US to sign peace deal with Taliban, withdraw forces over 18 months

🕔13:21, 15.Feb 2020

New Delhi/Washington, Feb 15  The US government and the Taliban, by the end of this month, are to sign their peace treaty which includes a plan for a week-long ceasefire and withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan over a

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US government partially shuts down for 3rd time in 2018

US government partially shuts down for 3rd time in 2018

🕔13:50, 22.Dec 2018

Washington, Dec 22  A partial shutdown of the US federal administration began on Saturday after lawmakers failed to reach a budget agreement over President Donald Trumps border wall funding demands. Negotiations between the House of Representatives and Senate reached a

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Washington to give preference to US-educated workers for H1-B visas

Washington to give preference to US-educated workers for H1-B visas

🕔12:02, 1.Dec 2018

New York, Dec 1  The US government has announced plans to change the H1-B visa programme to give preference to workers with advanced American degrees, a move which could potentially have the effect of reducing visas for those educated elsewhere.

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US government shuts down

US government shuts down

🕔12:07, 20.Jan 2018

Washington, Jan 20  The US government began shutting down on Saturday, putting thousands of workers on unpaid leave, after the Senate failed to pass a stopgap budget. The shutdown marked the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, media reports

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US expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

US expels 15 diplomats from Cuban Embassy in Washington

🕔10:26, 4.Oct 2017

Washington, Oct 4  The US government on Tuesday ordered 15 Cuban Embassy diplomats to leave the country in response to the alleged acoustic attacks targeting American diplomats in Cuba. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that 15

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US to spend over $110 mn for clean energy

US to spend over $110 mn for clean energy

🕔11:33, 17.Sep 2015

Washington, Sep 17  The US government will spend more than $110 million to boost clean energy in the country.The Department of Energy (DOE) will provide the major funding, more than $102 million for solar energy, said the DOE on Wednesday,

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India needs to adopt new IPR protection norms: US

India needs to adopt new IPR protection norms: US

🕔16:02, 24.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 24 The US government Monday highlighted the need for India to adopt new norms relating to protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs), local sourcing norms and mobility of highly-skilled labour. The US government’s latest stand was pointed

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US to encourage businessmen to invest in northeast: Envoy

US to encourage businessmen to invest in northeast: Envoy

🕔12:19, 29.Oct 2014

Agartala, Oct 29  The US government and its diplomatic missions in India will encourage American businessmen to invest in India’s resource-rich northeast region, a top US diplomat said here Wednesday. “The US government did not invest directly in various infrastructure

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US promises to work with Germany over spy row

US promises to work with Germany over spy row

🕔11:35, 8.Jul 2014

Washington, July 8  The US government pledged to work with Germany over an emerging spy row that is threatening to further damage their bilateral ties. White House spokesperson Josh Earnest refused to comment on reports about a German national arrested

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US asked to explain immunity to Manmohan Singh

US asked to explain immunity to Manmohan Singh

🕔14:30, 24.Jun 2014

Washington, June 24  A US court has asked the US government to respond by July 10 to a Sikh group’s challenge to “suggestion of immunity” to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case. “The United

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US Sending 300 Military Advisers to Iraq – Obama

US Sending 300 Military Advisers to Iraq – Obama

🕔12:35, 21.Jun 2014

By TN Ashok   Diplomatic Editor New Delhi, June 21: The US government is dispatching 300 military advisers to Iraq to aid nationalist forces there in the fight against advancing Sunni militants, President Barrack Obama announced today even as he began

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US sanctions Al Qaeda leader in Yemen

US sanctions Al Qaeda leader in Yemen

🕔09:58, 18.Jun 2014

Washington, June 18 The US government slapped sanctions on a leader of the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a Yemen-based militant group also known as AQAP. The US State Department branded Shawki Ali Ahmed al-Badani as a specially designated

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US removes restrictions on aid to Madagascar

US removes restrictions on aid to Madagascar

🕔10:16, 29.May 2014

Antananarivo (Madagascar) May 29  The US has removed restrictions on assistance to Madagascar, the presidency of Madagascar said citing a US government statement. The US lifted all remaining restrictions on direct assistance to the government of Madagascar, considering its successful

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