US State Department

  • Taliban chief Mullah Omar talking peace with US 06-01-2012 06:20 PM

    Kabul: The elusive Afghan Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, who had called on his warriors last November to continue the war against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, has now confirmed having opened peace talks with the US authorities, Geo News reported. The one-eyed Omar, who has escaped the US manhunt...
  • US acknowledges 'goof up' in its India maps 05-01-2012 07:05 AM

    Washington: As US State Department on Wednesday posted a new map of India reflecting its long standing official position on the country's geographical boundaries, its spokesman acknowledged of having made a "goof up" in this regard, which had resulted in a strong objection from New Delhi. "We made a goof...
  • US website to identify credible Indian NGOs 15-12-2011 01:06 PM

    Washington: The US State Department is partnering with an Indian non-profit to create an online searchable database of credible Indian NGOs to work with potential American donors to build public-private partnerships. The database will include all those Indian NGOs that have been vetted by an independent third party to ensure...
  • US army cuts combat troop figure in Iraq 20-08-2010 03:33 PM

    Baghdad: The US military command in Baghdad said on Friday that the number of forces still stationed in Iraq was 52,000, lower than the figure given on Thursday under the final pullout of combat troops. On Thursday it was said that 56,000 soldiers were still deployed in Iraq. But the...
  • US govt issues 'gag order' on N-Deal: Report 09-05-2008 08:34 PM

    Jaipur: Promising India batsman Ajinkya Rahane was disappointed to miss out on a hundred by a whisker, but said his match-winning 98-run knock - which helped Rajasthan Royals notch up a 31-run victory over Kings XI Punjab in IPL 5 on Friday - was very satisfying. Rahane rated the 66-ball...
  • We will fly to US soon: Jet chief 28-06-2007 03:33 PM

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