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India receives first LNG consignment from United States

India has received first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo comprising 1.2 Lakh tones of the Gas from United States. The cargo has landed at the Dabhol regasification terminal in Maharashtra. About the India-US LNG Contract The recent consignment of LNG has been imported from US under a long-term contract of 20 years. This USD 32 Read More…

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Yudh Abhyas 2017: Joint India-US military exercise

The 13th edition Yudh Abhyas 2017, a joint military training exercise between India and United States was held at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, US. Yudh Abhyas is annual bilateral military exercise, alternately held by the two countries. In this edition of exercise, armies of both countries honed tactical skills in counter-insurgency and counter-terrorist operations Read More…

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Rotavac- India’s first indigenously developed rotavirus vaccine launched by Government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 9 March 2015 launched the first indigenously developed and manufactured Rotavirus vaccine- Rotavac. The vaccine will boost India’s efforts to combat infant mortality due to diarrhoea. This is the third such vaccine available globally against Rotavirus. Development of Rotavac Rotavac vaccine was developed under the joint collaboration between India and Read More…

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US announces to provide work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders

United States (US) has announced to provide work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders from 26 May 2015. Under existing US laws, spouses of H-1B visa holders are not eligible to work. This announcement is expected to benefit thousands of talented and professional spouses who have settled in US but are unable to work. Read More…

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Ravi Chaudhary appointed as Executive Director for FAA Operations

Ravi Chaudhary, an Indian American has been appointed as Executive director for Regions and Center Operations at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a key federal aviation post of United States (US). As Executive director of FAA, Chaudhary will be responsible to Execute and oversight aviation operations in 9 different regions of US as well as Read More…

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WTO rules against US on steel dispute with India

The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against the United States (US) for imposing high duty on imports of certain Indian steel products. In its ruling the body has mentioned that the high duty imposed by the U.S. on the certain Indian steel imports is ‘inconsistent’ with various provisions of the Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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