At a time of heightened tensions in Asia over China’s assertive pursuit of territory, the two countries also pledged to expand military cooperation and outlined principles for cooperation on cyber issues.
India will soon open another consulate in Seattle to cater to the needs of large number of Indian-Americans living in the northwestern part of the US.
Commenting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip, US Congress Welcome Committee member Shalab Kumar said it would be an exciting event …
Reflecting a new sense of bonhomie between India and the US, top American lawmakers today praised the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and underscored that the bilateral relationship has entered a new phase.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today discussed the challenges posed by extremism with US President Barack Obama and the two leaders underlined the need to ensure the participation of civil society and minority communities to address the issue, officials said.
Observing that the world needs a new engine of growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India is poised to contribute as the new engine of global growth and asserted that a larger Indian economy has “multiple benefits” for the world.
Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said India is the most tolerant country in the world and had a history of not attacking…
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India and US firm Westinghouse have agreed to begin engineering and site design work immediately for six nuclear power plant reactors in India and conclude contractual arrangements by June 2017, the White House said today.
Modi-Obama meet: The meeting focused on a wide range of issues including nuclear civil cooperation and cyber security.
It certainly looked like genuine affection when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pulled President Barack Obama into a bear hug as he stepped off Air Force One last year.
India also makes a supersonic cruise missile, the Brahmos, in a joint venture with Russia that both hope to sell to third countries.
Raking up the issue of fishermen, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has said the situation at sea remains “precarious” due to “offensive acts” of the Sri Lankan Navy despite repeated appeals to the Centre to ensure safety of Indian fishermen.
Kerala is all set to become open defecation-free with the state-run Suchitwa Mission aiming to achieve the goal by November 1 this year.
Change in India’s foreign policy has not only opened up “new avenues” for Indian businesses globally, but also allowed them to shed the earlier “defensive outlook”, a leading Indian trade body has said.
“Clearly there was a meeting of mind on the issue of black money and tax evasion,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Vikas Swarup told reporters here, a day after the Prime Minister’s visit to Switzerland.