In their first conversation since Joe Biden assumed charge as the US president, India’s External Affair Minister S. Jaishankar and US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken discussed expanding cooperation in …Read More
Twelve years after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, justice for victims of the carnage remains elusive with India and the US joining hands to push Pakistan to take “immediate, sustained, …Read More
Donald Trump or Joe Biden? It does not matter who wins the US presidential elections in November this year as far as India as concerned, going by what India’s External …Read More
The US and India “have shared close bonds of friendship and democratic traditions” and “see each other as great pluralist democracies, global powers and good friends”, US Secretary of State …Read More
As Indian and Chinese Army commanders held the fourth rounds of talks to take the disengagement process forward, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said that President Trump wants to …Read More
Powered by growing strategic and economic ties between the world’s leading democracies, the second edition of the 2+2 dialogue between the Foreign and Defence Ministers of India and the US …Read More
New York: The bonhomie and bonding between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump was quite evident, but the real story coming from the New York meeting was …Read More
Celebrating India as the land of entrepreneurs and the incubator of innovations, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exhorted the international community to invest in India and showcased the burgeoning entrepreneurial culture in the world’s fastest growing major economy.Highlighting India’s recent economic achievements and the government’s successful efforts at promoting an investor friendly environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the world’s top innovators and entrepreneurs at the 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2017) in Hyderabad on November 28. Inaugurating the show with United States President Donald Trump’s Adviser Ivanka Trump, Mr Modi underscored the them of “Women First, Prosperity for All”, and pointed out a growing number of women entrepreneurs in India. This is the first time India is hosting the GSE, which has brought together over 1500 investors, entrepreneurs, academicians, think-tanks and other stakeholders to propel the global entrepreneurship ecosystem.Read More
In a major thrust to the India-US Strategic Partnership, the two nations signed a new 10-year defense framework agreement during an official visit of the US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to India. The agreement builds upon the previous framework and shall guide the bilateral defense and strategic partnership for the next ten years.
The groundwork for this was done during the successful January visit of President Barack Obama to India. The agreements were signed during the meeting of Mr Carter and India’s Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar on June 3rd in New Delhi.
During Mr Carter’s visit, apart from inking the framework agreement, the two sides have agreed to expedite discussions to take forward cooperation on jet engines, aircraft carrier design and construction, and other areas. Continued bilateral cooperation in the areas of mutual interest, including maritime security and joint training in defense, was also agreed to.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is to visit India in May. On agenda is the further strengthening of bilateral defense ties. The Pentagon has said in a statement that Secretary Carter would visit …Read More