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Ahead of meeting with PM Modi, Trump says Indian tariff hike unacceptable

Osaka (Japan): US President Donald Trump on Thursday dubbed as “unacceptable” the tariffs hiked by India on American products and demanded that they be withdrawn. “I look forward to speaking with Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi about the fact that India, for years having put very high tariffs against the US, just recently increased the tariffs even […]

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Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to hit Iran targets

Washington:  US President Donald Trump on Friday said the US military was “cocked and loaded to retaliate” against Iran, but he changed his mind 10 minutes before planned strikes. He had initially approved attacks on several Iranian targets such as radar and missile batteries, Xinhua news agency quoted a New York Times report as saying […]

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‘Modi hai to mumkin hai’ says Mike Pompeo while hailing leader of world’s most populous democracy

New York: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Indian Prime Minister as a “new kind of leader for the world’s most populous democracy”, and quoted Narendra Modi’s election slogan in Hindi, “Modi hai to mumkin hai” (“Modi makes it possible”), at a summit here. Pompeo made the remarks during his keynote address to the India […]

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Disgruntled employee kills 12 in the US city of Virginia

Washington: At least 12 people were killed and four others injured when a disgruntled employee opened fire in a municipal centre building in the US state of Virginia. The attacker was shot dead after a police confrontation, authorities said. The shooting suspect identified as DeWayne Craddock, who worked as a certified professional engineer for the city […]