US Envoy

  • Devyani arrest: BJP withdraws invite to US envoy for Modi's rally 21-12-2013 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday withdrew invite to the US envoy to protest Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade arrest. The invite was for the US envoy to attend party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Mumbai on Sunday. Earlier in the...
  • Pakistan summons American envoy after drone strike 08-06-2013 06:47 PM

    Islamabad: On the instructions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, US Charge d' Affaires was summoned on Saturday by Pakistan's Foreign Office to lodge protest against a drone strike carried out in the restive tribal belt killing nine people. The move comes two days after Sharif, who also holds foreign affairs...
  • 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...
  • Pak: US official sent on 14-day judicial remand 11-02-2011 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: US official Raymond Davis, arrested after he shot and killed two Pakistani men he claimed were trying to rob him, was today remanded to judicial custody for 14 days by a local court in Lahore. Lahore Police Chief said, "Investigators reject Raymond's self defence plea. Davis tried to...