Obama Administration

  • US: Who makes the most in Obama's White House? 29-06-2013 11:34 AM

    Washington: Twenty-two of President Barack Obama's top advisers make the top White House salary of $172,200 per year - but there is one official who earns 30 per cent more. It's not Chief of Staff Denis McDonough. Not Obama's senior adviser and close friend Valerie Jarrett. Not Cecilia Munoz, who...
  • Obama administration to drop limits on contraception pills 11-06-2013 08:05 PM

    New York: The Obama administration will scrap age restrictions on the sale of emergency contraception pills, making the morning-after pill available to women and girls without a prescription. The US Department of Justice said in a letter on Monday that it would comply with a court's ruling to allow unrestricted...
  • Obama admin must continue to bet on India: Asia Society 11-12-2012 04:41 PM

    Washington: The Obama Administration should continue to "bet" on India, the prestigious Asia Society said in a report as it underlined that the US should take a fresh approach to South Asia to best position itself for success in the region after the 2014 military drawdown from Afghanistan. The report,...
  • Pakistan envoy to US offers to resign 17-11-2011 01:07 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani has offered to resign following reports linking him to a controversial secret memorandum purportedly sent by President Asif Ali Zardari to the Obama administration to avert a possible military takeover. Haqqani said he had sent a letter to Zardari offering his resignation...
  • Time to take strong action against Pak: Expert 27-09-2011 09:46 AM

    Washington: The Obama Administration should take strong steps against Pakistan, including suspension of all US aid, if Islamabad maintains its defiant attitude and refuses to take action against the perpetrators of the attacks on the US embassy in Afghanistan, a US expert has said. "If Pakistani leaders maintain their defiance...
  • Indo-US relations have never been stronger: US 26-05-2011 08:41 AM

    Washington: America's relationship with India has never been as stronger as it has been under the Obama Administration, the US State Department has said. "We've got a strategic partnership in place. We are cooperating at an unprecedented level on education and science and technology, as well as economics, trade, health,...
  • Obama names 2 Indian Americans for key posts 30-03-2011 11:03 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has nominated two Indian American women to key posts in his administration, according to a White House statement. Chicagoan Deepa Gupta was nominated as member of National Council on the Arts, while Nisha Desai Biswal has been named as member, Congressional-Executive Commission on the People's...
  • 2 more Indian-Americans in Obama administration 28-01-2011 03:56 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has named two Indian-Americans - Vivek Murthy and Islam Siddiqui - for key posts in his administration, the White House has said. Murthy has been appointed as member of the advisory group on Prevention, Health, Promotion and Integrative and Public Health, while Siddiqui would be...
  • Bring 26/11guilty to justice: Obama, PM 25-11-2009 08:08 AM

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