Technological battles heat up between US and China over semiconductor chips crisis

Amid heightened cross-strait tensions between China and Taiwan, there is a shortage of semiconductor chips across the world, fuelling a technological cold war between the US and China. Continuing on the counter-measures to hinder China’s technological ambitions, the Biden administration recently introduced a fresh set of guidelines for American companies […]

UN body votes in US-backed candidate to control future of global internet

A United Nations body responsible for shaping global internet development – the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – voted to appoint Doreen Bogdan-Martin, the US-backed candidate, as the group’s secretary general. The win of Bogdan-Martin over chief rival Rashid Ismailov on Thursday is significant in the backdrop of wider US-Russia tensions […]

US: Commerce Secy Raimondo welcomes India’s participation in IPEF

US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday to discuss the US-India commercial relationship and welcomed the government of India’s participation in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). The US Secretary also appreciated Jaishankar’s views on IPEF going forward and emphasized the […]

US pushes for India-Pakistan dialogue, urges both countries to sort out differences through diplomacy

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday that the US always encourages its friends India and Pakistan to resolve their differences through diplomacy and dialogue. ANI asked the top official of the Biden Administration whether there was a discussion with Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to improve […]

US: Jaishankar meets US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, discusses Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Monday and discussed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework alongside high technology cooperation between the two countries. The talks between the two ministers also covered resilient supply chains, high technology cooperation, semiconductors and business promotion in Washington as Jaishankar is in […]

US will ‘respond decisively’ if Russia uses nuclear weapon on Ukraine, warns Jake Sullivan

US national security adviser, Jake Sullivan warned President Vladimir Putin of “catastrophic consequences” if Russia launches a nuclear attack on Ukraine and said that America will “respond decisively” to such an action. While speaking on NBS’s “Meet the Press” show, Sullivan said, “Let me say it plainly: If Russia crosses this line, […]

China targeted scientists working in US labs to advance military technologies: Report

The Chinese government recruited scientists, who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, for assisting China to advance key military and dual-use technologies in areas such as hypersonics, deep-earth penetrating warheads, unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAV) and jet engines, according to a report released by Strider Technologies. Strider Technologies […]