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Ivanka Trump’s personal assistant tests COVID-19 positive

Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, also a senior advisers, have tested negative for the virus

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Trump: We’re going to be doing a lot of business with India

Whereas the president’s daughter Ivanka Trump told PM Modi in a tweet she ‘celebrated the strength, spirit and unity of the US and India’

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India

Trump blasts Samantha Bee’s ‘horrible language’ about Ivanka

Washington: President Donald Trump says it’s a “total double standard” that comedian Samantha Bee wasn’t fired for using a vulgar, sexist term to describe his daughter and top White House adviser, Ivanka Trump. Bee and the TBS network that airs her show, “Full Frontal,” have apologized after Bee used the expletive. The incident came shortly after […]

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India

Israel’s prelude to launching US Embassy in Jerusalem

Jerusalem: Israel is preparing a series of festivities to celebrate the opening of the new United States Embassy in Jerusalem, a move that has ignited Palestinian protests. The US will move its embassy to Jerusalem on 14 May in a highly anticipated move that has sparked Palestinian anger and irked the European Union. Undeterred by […]

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India

Setback for Trump as Communications Director Hope Hicks resigns

Washington: In a setback to US President Donald Trump, his communications director and one of his longest-serving advisers said today that she planned to leave the White House in the next few weeks. Hope Hicks, 29, is leaving the White House after serving Trump for three years in various capacities. This included being his campaign spokesperson […]

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India

Trump Jr visiting India as private US citizen: State dept

Washington: Donald Trump Jr is visiting India as a private citizen and not in an official capacity, the State Department has said, amidst ethical concerns raised by some groups about the high-profile trip of the eldest son of US President Donald Trump. Trump Jr, the executive vice president of the Trump Organization, is currently on a […]

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India

NDA to push govt’s legislative agenda in winter session

New Delhi: Talking to reporters after the NDA meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said that instead of attacking the prime minister, the Congress should apologise for the meeting held between its leaders, including Manmohan Singh, and Pakistani officials without informing the government. His remarks indicating a counter-offensive by the NDA in Parliament came after the […]

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Economy

Reducing gender gap can help boost Indian economy: Ivanka

Hyderabad: Speaking at the 8th annual Global Entrepeneurship summit here, Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump’s daughter, today said reducing gender gap in the labour force by half can help boost Indian economy by over USD 150 billion in the next three years and reiterated her father’s words that “India has a true friend in the […]

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India

Indo-US relations set to scale new heights: Swaraj

Hyderabad: While proposing a vote of thanks at the inaugural session of Global Entrepreneur summit 2017,  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said the relationship between India and the US under the current leadership will scale new heights and contribute to global peace and prosperity. “I have no doubt that under leadership of Prime Minister (Narendra) […]

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India

Modi meets Ivanka on the sidelines of GES

Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to US President Donald Trump, on the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit here. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) released a picture of the two warmly shaking hands but did not immediately give details of what transpired at the meeting. Trump landed on […]