Resolving to take forward the landmark civil nuclear deal, India and the US on Tuesday decided to set up an inter-agency contact group to address liability and technical issues hindering installation of American-origin nuclear reactors in India.
Expressing confidence that their bilateral economic ties would improve further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought easier access for Indian service companies to the US economy during his talks with President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meetings in Washington will give the two leaders a chance to reinvigorate an economic relationship that both see crucial to growth and security.
In a rare gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Tuesday visited the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and paid a joint homage to the leader of African-American Civil Rights Movement.
US President Barack Obama hailed Tuesday as "a historic day" as the US and Afghanistan signed a bilateral security agreement that allows the residual American troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said on Tuesday she takes full responsibility for the breach of White House security in which a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama would discuss a range of issues, including ways to accelerate economic growth and bolster security cooperation to deepen the US-India strategic partnership, at their maiden summit meeting on Tuesday.
In one of the most awaited meets scheduled to take place this year, US President Barack Obama on Monday hosted a private dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Well-wishers of PM Modi waited outside White House just to get a glimpse of their favourite leader.