A little noticed agreement unveiled last week by India and the United States marks a long overdue revision of New Delhi’s approach to international peacekeeping operations. At the second round …Read More
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The much awaited first India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue concluded successfully on September 22, enhancing the partnership between the two countries. A host of issues were discussed and there were …Read More
India has been pitching for the finalisation of an anti-terrorism treaty, the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), which was proposed by India in 1996 to ban terrorists and make it binding for countries to deny funds and safe haven to them.Read More
The joint decision of India and the United States to step up efforts to make low-cost energy accessible to nearly 200 million people in India at the India-US Energy Dialogue …Read More
A week before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama are scheduled to meet on the sidelines of the UNGA session, India and the US are set to hold their first Strategic and Commercial Dialogue (S&CD) in Washington on September 22. The dialogue will firm up the agenda and flesh out outcomes for the much-awaited Modi-Obama meeting in New York on September 28Read More
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Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US in September, Washington DC is all set to host the first ever India-US Strategic and Commercial Dialogue (SACD). According to Stefan M Selig, US Undersecretary for International Trade, Department of Commerce, it is scheduled to be held in September. This will be the first ever high level strategic and commercial dialogue between the world’s leading democracies and close strategic partners. With the intent to boost trade and investment five-fold to $500 billion annually, the meet would focus on areas such as ease of doing business and smart cities. Mr Selig is in India to meet Commerce secretary Rita Teaotia to discuss the details about the high level dialogue.
“The dialogue will have four pillars: ease of doing business, innovation and entrepreneurship, smart cities project in India and the harmonisation of standards to increase bilateral trade,” Mr Selig said at the press conference in the Indian capital. Mr Selig also added that he is due to meet Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman shortly to discuss about joint preparations for the upcoming dialogue.
The SACD is expected to be held days before Mr Modi goes on his second visit to the US to attend the United Nations General Assembly in the last week of September. He is also expected to engage US President Barack Obama in bilateral talks on the sidelines of the UNGA in New York.Read More