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US Senate sets 60-day deadline for military action in Syria

The Syria war resolution drafted by members of the powerful US Senate Foreign Relations Committee permits up to 60 days of military action against the Bashar al-Assad regime and does not permit any......

Kerry is no apologist for Pakistan: Experts

Leading South Asia experts, who have interacted closely with Senator John F Kerry, the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, have hailed his appointment as the new secretary......

Kerry's impending nomination hailed by S-Asia experts

Leading South Asia experts, who have interacted closely with Senator John F Kerry, the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee -- whose nomination as the new secretary of state......

'US-Pak relationship transactional, not built on goodwill'

The United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee is divided on the usefulness of continuing US aid to Pakistan, reports Aziz Haniffa. There is apparently growing dissension within the ranks of......

'Indian decision-making drives US policymakers crazy'

Jonah Blank, till recently policy director for South Asia on the majority staff of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has said the Indian decision-making process "drives US......

Visa fee hike: US senators seek 6-year extension

Two United States senators have sought modifications in a 9/11 compensation-related bill, seeking to extend the increase in hike on H-1B and L1 visa fees for another six years and impose excise on......

US and India should solve biz concerns more directly: Experts

US business and industry sources, representing some of the biggest companies that have been doing business in India for decades and have done very well for themselves, have told rediff.com in......

US federal body begins hearing on Indian trade policies

A federal body on Thursday began a hearing on the impact of Indian trade policies on US businesses wherein American bodies and advocacy groups slammed India for its trade practices, alleging they......

After Walmart, Amazon lobbies in US for Indian FDI

After supermarket giant Walmart, it is online retail major Amazon which has begun lobbying with the US lawmakers to seek their support for facilitating its "foreign direct investment in India".......

Bitcoin fails to gain currency with RBI

The central bank raises red flag, warns of potential risk. Virgin group chief Richard Branson has started accepting these and US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke says these hold long-term......

Dear Woody Allen, thank you for standing up for SMOKING

Woody Allen, I salute you for taking a position against the anti-smoking messages in theatres, writes Aseem Chhabra. Dear Woody, I hope you don’t mind me calling you Woody. I don’t......

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HEMANT MEHTA
Q. As per the lobbying disclosure reports filed by the Wal-Mart company with the US Senate, it has spent an amount of over $11 million (more than Rs 52 crore) on issues related to India, as also other matters, in over two years now. In 2010 itself, the company spent $1.37 million (over Rs six crore) on lobbying in the first quarter. It has disclosed discussion related to India FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) as one of the issues in its lobbying with the US lawmakers in the first two quarters of 2011, during which it spent nearly USD 4 million on various lobbying activities.Pls comment.
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HEMANT MEHTA
Q. who was the first US Secretary of state ?
HEMANT MEHTA:  A. The United States Department of State (often referred to as the State Department), is the United States federal executive department responsible...... more

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rajni
Q. politics is good for two parties but if they are playing politics related nation what u can do
Rajni:  A. Government has realized now after spending so many days that Satyam episode will impact trustworthiness of Indian businessmen in particular and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/politics-is-good-for-two-parties-but-if-they-are-playing-pol/18145682/answers/12779709

Vivek Bajaj
Q. Please stop a while, listen to my jokeand make your day happy....\Taxiing down the tarmac, the planeabruptly stopped and returned to the gate.After waiting over an hour, it finally tookoff. A concerned passenger asked theflight attendant what had happened.\ "The pilot was bothered by a noise he heared in the engine," said the attendant. "It took us almost an hour to find another pilot."
Vivek Bajaj:  A. While visiting England, George Bush is invited to tea with the Queen. He asks her what her leadership philosophy is. She says that it is to...... more

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  Web results for Senate Foreign Relations
'Hard Choices'

Hillary Rodham Clinton's upcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try... ...

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celebrities banned in certain countries

These celebs are influential and have the financial resources to travel across the globe, however, that has not stopped them from featuring on the... ...

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How the US made its Vladimir Putin problem worse

WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK: In September 2001, as the US reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin... ...

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Afghan women stand to be counted as West begins to disengage

By Jessica Donati KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, April 17 (Reuters) - Framed by her blue shawl, the solemn, bespectacled face of Serena Faizi peers out... ...

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Lockheed Martin's F-35 Fighter to Make Overseas Airshow Debut This Summer

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