In view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Navratri' fasts to be observed during his US visit which includes a private dinner by President Barack Obama, India has indicated the "dietary preferences" to the host and the preparations are being done accordingly.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is set to embark on a five-day visit to the United States, will begin his trip from September 26 to 30, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Tuesday, while stressing that his visit is signal of India's abiding commitment to multi-lateralism and desire to build strong ties with Washington.
From an environment of perceived policy paralysis and an anti-India campaign by the influential American corporate sector a year ago, there appears to be a complete mood swing in the US on relations with India ever since the new Indian government came to power, officials say.
From a visit to Ground Zero in New York to a landmark summit with President Barack Obama and meetings with business and community leaders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will cover a lot of ground during his whirlwind tour of US lasting a little over 100 hours. Here is his tentative programme pieced together from various sources:
From meeting President Barack Obama to delivering his maiden speech at the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his hands full during his visit to the US, where he is expected to undertake more than 50 engagements over 100 hours of stay.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a landmark action-packed US visit this week with all his engagements combining symbolism and substance to reflect India's priorities from political to strategic to business.
President Barack Obama is "concerned" about an incident in which an intruder with a knife entered the front door of the White House, directly below the first family`s living quarters, officials said Monday.