Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicUS-India trade

Topic: US-India trade

US & India should ‘indemnify’ economic ties from risks like Ukraine, says Atul Keshap

Keshap, president, US-India Business Council, tells ThePrint that closer economic ties between the ‘stable democracies’ can lessen Ukraine war’s impact on energy, commodity prices.  

Piyush Goyal calls for India, US to expand strategic partnership to economy and trade

At a summit hosted by US-India Business Council, Goyal also said that the US can use India as a 'manufacturing base' to grow its economy.

It’s long past time US & India got serious about trade relationship: US trade body chief Biswal

In an interview, Nisha Biswal, president of US-India Business Council (USIBC), said the countries need to set a more ambitious agenda for two-way trade at upcoming Trade Policy Forum.

Modi & Biden discussed ways to accelerate economic, trade ties: Foreign Secretary Shringla

India appreciates the US' support to its joint initiative with South Africa to seek a waiver of Intellectual Property Rights for Covid-19 vaccines at the WTO, Shringla said.

At WTO’s India review, US, China and EU slam its ‘increasing’ trade barriers

US says if restrictions aren’t checked, India can’t be integrated into global supply chains. China raises FDI issue, EU says Covid has amplified barriers.

Time to expand America’s footprint in India. A new consulate will be a good start

On the heels of the US and China closing consulates in each other’s country, the symbolism alone would be particularly significant.

US-India trade deal package is near ready, can be finalised any time, says Piyush Goyal

The Commerce and Industry Minister further said that it is in the interest of India and the US to deepen their strategic partnership with the trade deal.

Trump’s H-1B visa suspension became political as it’s election time in US, says envoy Sandhu

At a FICCI event, Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu says a ‘mini’ trade deal is needed to achieve full potential of trade and business ties between both the countries.

India and US must join hands during Covid-19 crisis, not increase nativist impulses

Katherine B. Hadda, former US consul general, Hyderabad, writes on the need for the US and India to unite during the Covid-19 crisis.

‘Trade has been weaponised — India should lift tariffs on America’s Harley-Davidson bikes’

Experts at the CPR Dialogues said countries such US, China and Japan had weaponised trade and globalisation to serve their interests.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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