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First amphibious Indo-US joint exercise starts in Vizag today

Although it is a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise, defence sources said there will be exercises for a “limited threat scenario” as well.

Preferential trade status under GSP for India should continue: IACC

The key products/industries that will be majorly impacted include dairy products, items of gold or silver, chemical products, engineering sector and textile goods, participants at a roundtable said here on Wednesday.


No locus standi: MEA on US state dept report on religious freedom

The BJP had reacted strongly to the report on Saturday, saying that it “shows clear bias against the Modi government and BJP”. Drawing on the slogan “sabka saath, sabka vikas,” the party said that its “mega-schemes” have cut across castes and religion.

India, US work towards signing 2 more defence pacts

Pentagon had already submitted a draft ISA to the Defence Ministry and sources said that a positive response is expected from India.

Art of the deal

India-US dialogue shows a US more willing to address Delhi’s concerns, an India less diffident about transactional diplomacy

Where India figures in Americans’ feelings

Conducted between July 30 and August 12, the survey asked 4,581 American adults for their feelings towards 10 other countries on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100. A rating of 51 or higher is “warm”; a rating below 50 is “cold”; a rating of 50 is neutral.


2+2 dialogue: India-US sign key defence deal, talk visa and terror

While there are more than 50 bilateral dialogue mechanisms between the two governments, this is the highest level of engagement after the summit-level engagement between the Prime Minister and the US President.

2+2 dialogue: Mike Pompeo arrives for talks after pushing Pakistan on terror

Ahead of the 2+2 dialogue, sources in Delhi said that from the Indian perspective, counter-terrorism is “obviously important”. 

India, US trade officials stick to positions ahead of 2+2 dialogue

US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan claimed fundamentally, its trade policies have not changed and stressed on the need for reciprocity, saying the lack of it has resulted in decisions which may be considered as adverse.

Import of dual-use tech from US: Curbs set to be eased, India in select club

With this, the Indian defence industry can get licenses to import sensitive US dual-use items and technology. Sources said that this is applicable to not only sale of equipment, but also to their manufacture in India.