President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the country`s success will lie in mobilising all the "positive forces to fight the scourges of poverty deprivation and backwardness."
Coinciding with the New Delhi visit of Defence Secretary Leon Panetta, the Pentagon on Tuesday said India is a global power.
Leon Panetta`s comments came at a time when US is wooing Asian countries to help America`s security agenda.
US President Barack Obama`s India visit in November 2010 recognised that New Delhi is one of the emerging powers around the globe that are increasingly important, a senior administration official has said.
Two separate surveys say 78% Chinese feel that China is a developing country.
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