US Ambassador

  • Mamata Banerjee denies appointment with US ambassador Nancy Powell 21-02-2014 03:51 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has denied that she was scheduled to meet US ambassador to India Nancy Powell, who is in the city, on Friday. "I do not have any appointment with her (Powell)," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat here when asked about the meeting. The...
  • US hopes Indian diplomat's arrest won't affect bilateral ties 14-12-2013 08:26 AM

    Washington: The US has hoped that the major diplomatic row over the arrest of the Indian Deputy Consul General in New York will not affect bilateral ties with India. In a major diplomatic embarrassment to India, 39-year-old Devyani Khobragade, a 1999-batch IFS officer, was taken into custody on Thursday as...
  • BJP invites US ambassador to Narendra Modi's rally in Delhi 27-09-2013 10:19 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP has invited American ambassador Nancy Powell to Narendra Modi's rally in New Delhi on Sunday notwithstanding the denial of visa to the Gujarat Chief Minister by the US. Senior Delhi BJP leader Vijender Gupta said the US ambassador had been invited to attend the "historic rally"...
  • US: Nancy Powell nominated Ambassador to India 17-12-2011 09:09 AM

    Washington: Nancy J Powell, a career diplomat with wide experience in South Asia, has been named by US President Barack Obama as the next ambassador to India, the first woman to be nominated for the coveted post. 64-year-old Powell would replace Timothy J Roemer, who resigned from his post in...
  • Sherry Rehman named Pak's new envoy to US 23-11-2011 03:38 PM

    Islamabad: In a surprise choice, Sherry Rehman, a senior politician who earned the wrath of militants for her opposition to Pakistan's harsh blasphemy law, was on Wednesday named to the key post of the country's Ambassador to the United States. 50-year-old Rehman will succeed Husain Haqqani who was forced out...
  • Nirupama Rao to be India's new envoy to US 22-06-2011 07:32 PM

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has been appointed as the next Ambassador to the United States, an assignment she will take up after superannuation next month-end. Sources said Rao's appointment to succeed Meera Shankar as the US Ambassador has been cleared by the government and a formal announcement is...
  • Roemer in awe of India at farewell reception 24-05-2011 10:28 PM

    New Delhi: "You come to India as a tourist, you leave as a member of the family." This is how outgoing US Ambassador Timothy Roemer described his nearly two-year stay here at a farewell reception hosted in his honour. Showering praise on India and its culture, Roemer observed "India gets...
  • US Ambassador Timothy Roemer resigns 28-04-2011 09:52 AM

    New Delhi: US Ambassador Timothy Roemer on Thursday announced his resignation from the key diplomatic post citing personal commitments. 54-year-old Roemer, a political appointee, said he has accomplished all of the strategic objectives set two years ago and he wants to go back home to look after his family. Roemer,...
  • Geeta Pasi is new US envoy to Djibouti 06-04-2011 09:56 AM

    Washington: Yet another Indian American has become President Barack Obama's preferred choice for a government posting. Obama named Geeta Pasi, a career senior foreign service official, as US ambassador to the Republic of Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. Pasi, who once served as Political Military Officer at the US...
  • 'Americans owe debt of gratitude to Gandhiji' 01-10-2010 11:15 PM

    New Delhi: The US on Friday paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, saying Americans owe an "unfathomable debt" of gratitude to him for "being the change he wanted to see in the world". On the eve of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, US Ambassador Timothy J Roemer said the...
  • Pakistan warns US over missile strike 20-11-2008 06:20 PM

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  • Setback for Tharoor's chances at UN 28-09-2006 11:29 AM

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