Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed tentative progress in U.S. efforts to invest in India's civilian nuclear power industry, but said more action is needed to translate improving ties into economic benefits.
WASHINGTON: India and the US today signed an important agreement that will make the two nations logistical allies and enable both the militaries to use each other's assets and bases for repair and replenishment of supplies. Welcoming the signing of the bilateral 'Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement' (LEMOA), Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said the pact will facilitate opportunities for "practical engagement and exchange".
UFA(RUSSIA): Russian President Vladimir Putin today pitched for increased cooperation with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met him here for about 90-minutes, during which the two leaders discussed a host of issues, including market access issues and "challenges" to visa. "I am looking forward to developing the cooperation (between the two countries)," Putin said during the meeting with Modi, soon after the Indian leader's arrival here for a three-day visit to attend BRICS and SCO Summits. He said he was very interested in Indian culture.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's two brothers, Tony and Hugh Rodham, could be a problem for her presidential campaign. Over the years, the pair have been at the center of multiple controversies for their business dealings and Republicans are already using them to attack Clinton.