Secretary Of State

  • Hyderabad-born attorney is Secretary of state for Texas 21-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Hyderabad-born attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state. Announcing the appointment of Berry, 45, Governor Rick Perry called the Houston-based attorney one of the most...
  • Syria will give up control of chemical weapons, says Assad 13-09-2013 10:42 AM

    Syrian President Bashar Al Assad said that his government will give up chemical weapons weapons as per the Russian proposal. In an interview to Russian TV, Assad says Syria will initiate the process only if the US stops threatening it. On Thursday US Secretary of State John Kerry had met...
  • US Secretary of State Kerry in Pakistan on unannounced visit 01-08-2013 02:32 AM

    Islamabad: US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Pakistan late on Wednesday for a day of talks aimed at easing tensions over US drone strikes while putting pressure on the nuclear armed nation to do more to eliminate militant havens on its territory. In Pakistan on an unannounced visit,...
  • India an ever changing place, says John Kerry 24-06-2013 05:40 AM

    New Delhi: US Secretary John Kerry made a strong pitch for India and the US cooperating in clean energy and said the US is keen on implementing the Indo-US civil nuclear deal "as soon as possible". Describing India as a nation that would soon become the most populous and the...
  • John Kerry arrives in India for three-day visit 23-06-2013 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in New Delhi on Sunday to participate in the fourth round of Indo-US strategic dialogue even as US announced to invest $100 million in India's burgeoning clean energy sector. Kerry, 69, accompanied by a high-level delegation arrived on a three-day visit,...
  • US Secretary of State proposes 20 pc cut in aid to Lanka 15-04-2013 01:33 PM

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has proposed a 20 per cent cut in the American aid to Colombo, a move reflecting the unease in their ties over issues related to human rights, reconstruction and political integration in Sri Lanka after the end of the civil war. It is...
  • US President Barack Obama shows off balancing skills with a football 27-03-2013 12:26 PM

    Kerry was also seen playing soccer with the captain of the Afghan Women's National Soccer team in Afghanistan. ...
  • World View: Will Hillary Clinton return for a larger role? 01-02-2013 11:40 PM

    Hillary Clinton formally resigned on Friday as America's secretary of state, capping a four-year tenure that saw her shatter records for the number of countries visited. ...
  • Mystery shrouds sudden illness of Hillary Clinton 03-01-2013 11:06 AM

    Clinton has been under the weather since December 10, 2012, and has been suffering from flu, concussion and a blood clot. ...
  • Colin Powell advises 'get mad' in new book 26-09-2011 03:19 PM

    Los Angeles: Former US Secretary of State, General Colin Powell has penned a book on leadership skills with the advice "get mad, then get over it," set to hit book stores in May 2012, publisher HarperCollins said on Sunday. "It Worked For Me: Lessons in Leadership and Life" is a...
  • India-US will define 21st century relations: Hillary 20-07-2011 03:50 PM

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed a gathering of students in Chennai on Wednesday. ...
  • Hillary Clinton's visit and her style statement 20-07-2011 03:21 PM

    A look of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wardrobe as she visits India. ...
  • Hillary gets cool reception in Pak: US media 28-05-2011 03:11 PM

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton received a cool welcome in Pakistan on her recent trip, mainstream American media reported on Saturday adding this is reflection of the low-ebb in relationship between the two countries. "The tension was clear at the start of the first meeting of the day,...
  • Pak visit depends on progress of talks: Clinton 20-05-2011 03:40 PM

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that her proposed visit to Pakistan depends on progress of on-going talks with Islamabad and response to the questions raised after the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad. "Well, we'll see how the conversations go," Clinton told Katie Couric of...