State Department

  • US evacuating its citizens from Yemen amid Qaeda threat 06-08-2013 06:49 PM

    Washington: The US on Tuesday began evacuating its nationals from Yemen amid a worldwide alert linked to electronic intercepts from al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, ordering one of the most serious attacks since 9/11. The State Department said it had pulled all non-essential personnel from Yemen, and the Pentagon said the...
  • US lawmaker says al Qaeda threat most serious in years 05-08-2013 12:25 AM

    Washington: The al Qaeda threat that closed US embassies in the Middle East on Sunday is the most serious in years and the "chatter" among suspected terrorists is reminiscent of what preceded the September 11 attacks, a US lawmaker who is briefed on intelligence said. The State Department closed 21...
  • 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...
  • Clinton in talks about moving to World Bank 10-06-2011 08:13 AM

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been in discussions with the White House about leaving her job next year to become head of the World Bank, sources familiar with the discussions said on Thursday. The former first lady and onetime political rival to President Barack Obama quickly became...
  • 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...
  • Secret US letter spills the beans on N-deal 04-09-2008 02:43 AM

    Opposition cries foul, Government goes into a huddle to generate a response. ...
  • 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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  • JeM using realty money for terror: US 01-05-2007 07:39 PM

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  • US rejects Iran offer on nuclear plan 24-08-2006 12:13 PM

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