India-US ties about smiles, opportunities: Pakistani daily

Islamabad; The India-US relationship is "seemingly about smiles and opportunities", while the Pakistan-India relationship "is about grimaces and perceptions", a leading daily said Tuesday on the concluding day of US President Barack Obama`s three-day state visit to India.

Top American diplomat William Burns to retire in October

One of America`s highest-ranking diplomats, Deputy Secretary Bill Burns, who played a key role in India-US relationship in the last few years of his his 32-year-long career, is to retire this year.

Pentagon for closer military ties with India

The Pentagon has said it wants to develop closer military ties with India including sales of arms.