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Congressional approval may not be automatic; dissenters speak out
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Howard L. Berman, the Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has said he wants to be sure the Bush administration did not cut any side deals with members of the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG) in order to get their votes in favour of the Indian waiver.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 9:32:40 AM

US prepares to clear last n-deal hurdle - Congressional nod
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) With the nuclear suppliers Group (NSG) giving India a waiver, the US is preparing for one more push to clear the last hurdle for their historic civil nuclear deal - final approval by the Congress.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 8:59:38 AM

Tourists prepare to leave Caribbean islands as Hurricane Ike approaches
Washington, Sep 7 (DPA) Tourists and residents of the Caribbean Islands of Turks and Caicos were making plans Saturday to evacuate as Hurricane Ike approached.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 8:53:21 AM

US sees 'good way forward' with Pakistan's new president
Washington, Sep 7 (DPA) The United States has welcomed the election of Asif Ali Zardari as the civilian president of Pakistan and said it was a positive sign for the civilian government of Washington's ally in the fight against terrorism.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 6:41:19 AM

US presidential candidates to honour 9/11 victims
Washington, Sep 7 (DPA) Putting aside partisan politics, the two US presidential candidates are to appear together on Sep 11, the seventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 6:22:47 AM

US thanks NSG members for India waiver
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) The United States has expressed its appreciation for members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) who helped India get a waiver for nuclear trade to "end India's isolation from the international nuclear regime".

Sunday, September 07, 2008 1:23:10 AM

Federer enters his fifth consecutive US Open final
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Former world number one Swiss tennis star Roger Federer, looking for his first Grand Slam title of the year, overcame Serbian Novak Djokovic in four sets, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2, to enter the US Open final for the fifth consecutive year.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 1:22:44 AM

Federer settles score with Djokovic, enters US Open final
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Swiss tennis star Roger Federer entered his fifth straight men's singles final at the US Open, beating an impending storm and Serb Novak Djokovic 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 here Saturday.

Sunday, September 07, 2008 12:21:39 AM

After NSG waiver, USIBC vows to work for Congress nod
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has vowed to work for the ratification of the civil nuclear deal by Congress to 'clear the way for US companies to participate in India's nuclear renaissance'.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 11:00:18 PM

White House hails NSG waiver as 'historic achievement'
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) The White House Saturday hailed the waiver given to India by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) lifting a 34-year-old global embargo on nuclear trade with New Delhi as a 'historic achievement'.

Saturday, September 06, 2008 10:01:05 PM

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