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Modi in US, Day 2: Meetings with Obama, Ash Carter, grand welcome at USIBC gala

The Prime Minister said that a larger Indian economy has multiple benefits for the world

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Observing that the world needs a new engine of growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 8 that India is poised to contribute as the new engine of global growth and asserted that a larger Indian economy has "multiple benefits" for the world.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the US-India Business Council 41st Annual Leadership Summit, on Tuesday, in Washington. (Source: AP Photo) READ India set to become ‘driver of global economy’: PM Modi in US

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The Prime Minister said as India marches ahead on the path of development, it needs to learn from the America experience, in particular its entrepreneurship, technological advancement and products which ranges from drugs to drones.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting at the Blair House in Washington, on Tuesday. (Source: AP Photo) READ India set to become ‘driver of global economy’: PM Modi in US

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second from left presents the Global Leadership Award to Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, during the US-India Business Council 41st Annual Leadership Summit, on Tuesday, in Washington. (Source: AP Photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. (Source: PTI photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. (Source: PTI photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs US President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. (Source: PTI photo)

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President Barack Obama, right, listens to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, speak to members of the media during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday. (Source: AP Photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi signing the visitors' book, at White House, USA on Tuesday. (Source: PTI photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a wreath laying ceremony at Columbia Space Shuttle Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. PM Modi is on a 3 day State visit to US. (Source: PTI Photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets astronaut Sunita Willams and her father Deepak Pandya after a wreath laying ceremony at Columbia Space Shuttle Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. (Source: PTI photo)