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Obama invites Egyptian president to visit US


July 9th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has officially invited his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi to visit the US to discuss bilateral relations, Egyptian state media reported Sunday.Visiting ... Read more...

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Mathai meets Clinton, says India committed to n-deal


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) India underlined its commitment to implementing the landmark civil nuclear deal when Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Wednesday met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and ... Read more...

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N-deal, Iran sanction to figure in Mathai’s talks in US


February 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Implementation of the India-US civil nuclear deal, sanctions against Iran and the Af-Pak situation are among the host of bilateral and regional issues expected to figure ... Read more...

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US presses India for nuclear level playing field


December 13th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Stressing on the implementation of the nuclear deal, the US Tuesday said Deputy Secretary of State William Burns has conveyed to India the need ... Read more...

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India, US iron out n-liability issue, discuss Af-Pak


December 13th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The US Monday underlined that it shared India's commitment to "full implementation" of the civil nuclear agreement as both countries discussed ways to resolve ... Read more...

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India, US to iron out n-liability irritants


December 10th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) With the landmark India-US nuclear deal languishing even three years after it was signed, US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns will hold talks ... Read more...

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US sees ‘great opportunity’ in boosting India ties


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Acknowledging the broad bipartisan support enjoyed by India-US relations on Capitol Hill, key US lawmakers and officials alike have vowed to seize the "moment of great opportunity."Expression ... Read more...

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India’s rise will reshape global system, says US


November 5th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Noting that "India's rise will reshape the international system" a top US official has said that Washington seeks a 21st century Asia-Pacific in which India, ... Read more...

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India partnership at heart of 21st century vision: US official


October 13th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) America's vision of a secure, stable, prosperous 21st century world has at its heart a strong partnership with a rising India, according to a senior US ... Read more...

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Hillary to address US-India higher education summit


October 9th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will address a US-India Higher Education Summit here Oct 13, with Washington saying it envisions a "robust role" for ... Read more...

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‘US counts on the rise of India as a global power’


September 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Counting on the rise of India as a global power, the United States has said it would like New Delhi to work with it around the ... Read more...

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Pranab to attend US-India CEO Forum


September 21st, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Commerce Minister Anand Sharma are among the top leaders from India at a meeting of the US-India CEO Forum ... Read more...

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US-India CEO Forum to boost bilateral trade, investment


September 21st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The US-India CEO Forum, including captains of industry and top government officials from both sides, meets here Thursday to forge an action plan to enhance ... Read more...

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UAE, US discuss bilateral relations


September 17th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US have held talks about regional and international developments.During their talks, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown ... Read more...

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William Burns new US deputy secretary of state


July 29th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) William Burns, former US ambassador to Russia, assumed Friday the post of deputy secretary of state."Today, Bill Burns began serving as the department of state's newest ... Read more...

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Obama condemns Mumbai attack, offers help with probe


July 14th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday strongly condemned the "outrageous attacks" in Mumbai and offered help in investigating the serial terror strikes that killed at ... Read more...

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US condemns blasts, offers support


July 14th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A top US official Wednesday rang up Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and strongly condemned the Mumbai serial blasts that killed at least 20 people and ... Read more...

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Second round of Indo-US Strategic dialogue to start on April 6 in Delhi


February 16th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, Feb 16 (ANI): India's Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that the second round of the Indo-US Strategic Dialogue will start in Delhi on April 6, with Secretary of ... Read more...

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US support for Indian Security Council bid has spurred momentum for UN reform: Rao


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Thanking the United States for its support for India's bid for UN Security Council permanent membership, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that Washington's support came at ... Read more...

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US assures India of fair solution for Tri-Valley ‘duped’ students


February 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): The United States has assured India of finding a fair solution for the Indian students caught in the Tri-Valley University visa fraud scam.After meeting US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Obama committed ‘true global, strategic partnership’ with India


January 30th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 30 (PTI) US President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his commitment to building a "true global, strategic partnership" with India at a meeting with National Security Advisor Shivshankar ... Read more...

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Rao to visit US, NSG membership on agenda


January 28th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) More than three months after US President Barack Obama announced support for India's full membership in elite nuclear groupings, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao heads to the ... Read more...

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Wikileaks disclosure as yet no embarrassment for Indo-US ties


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The recent disclosure made by Wikileaks regarding the role of India in developments in the region will have no impact on India- US relationship, according to highly ... Read more...

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India kept out of Afghan meet despite Pakistan accepting ‘mistake’ (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) India was kept out of a meeting in Turkey on Afghanistan to appease Pakistan, though Islamabad opined that excluding India from such regional structures would be a ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks exposes US, shows India kept out of key meet (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) A cache of a quarter-million US cables released by WikiLeaks has exposed secret back-room manoeuvring by the US and has dramatically revealed how India was kept ... Read more...

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India kept out of Afghan meet despite Pakistan admitting it was a mistake


November 29th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) India was kept out of a meeting held in Turkey on Afghanistan to appease Pakistan, though Islamabad opined that excluding India from such regional structures would be ... Read more...

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Obama will ‘try his level best to avoid taboo ‘K-word’ during India trip’: WSJ


October 30th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama is expected to "try his level best to avoid the 'K-word'- Kashmir"- during his three-day trip to India that starts next week, ... Read more...

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‘Pace, scope and character of dialogue, something only India, Pak can shape’, says US


October 29th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): The United States will continue to back dialogue between India and Pakistan towards the resolution of their bilateral issues, but the "pace, scope and character" have 'obviously' to ... Read more...

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Obama may visit Golden Temple during next visit: Aide


October 28th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Time was the main factor behind US President Barack Obama's decision not to visit the Golden Temple during his upcoming India trip, and paying homage ... Read more...

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US hopes CSC will give American firms level playing field


October 28th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The United States has welcomed the signing by India of an international treaty governing global civil nuclear liability to address a key irritant in the way of ... Read more...

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Obama visit: India for `robust strategic framework’ in ties


October 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) With progress on key issues, India hopes US President Barack Obama's visit will put in place a "robust strategic framework" for a strong partnership bilaterally ... Read more...

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US President Obama’s trip will be historic, says Robert Blake


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Robert Blake, on Friday said that US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to India would be ... Read more...

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US to reform high-tech export laws for India (Lead)


October 21st, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's "historic" visit to India next month, the US Thursday signalled the easing of high-tech exports, saying it will reform "export ... Read more...

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US to reform high-tech export laws for India


October 21st, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India next month, the US Thursday indicated the easing of high-tech exports, saying it will reform "export control ... Read more...

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US committed to supporting India’s emergence as a global power: Burns


October 21st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, William Burns, on Thursday, reiterated Washington's deep strategic interest in India's rise as a global power.Interacting with the ... Read more...

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