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US-Japan joint statement highlights importance of trilateral dialogue with India

A joint statement between Barack Obama (US) and Shinzo Abe (Japan) in Tokyo (Japan) has spotlit a trilateral dialogue between Japan, India and the US for “peace and economic prosperity in the Asia-Pacific and around the globe“. Such a trilateral accord, Japan already has with Australia and South Korea. The statement marks rising importance of ..

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READ (Read-Engage-Achieve-Dream): Indio-US alliance to improve reading skills at Indian Schools

READ (Read-Engage-Achieve-Dream): It is an alliance between India and USA to improve the Reading skills of millions of primary school-aged children in India. It is a US $3.2 Million alliance between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Indian Center for Knowledge Societies (CKS). READ will seek to discover and test reading solutions for improving ..

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U.S. – India Energy Dialogue 2014 to advance clean energy access: Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy (PEACE)

India and the USA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a joint implementation committee to regularly monitor and boost the PEACE (Promoting Energy Access through Clean Energy) initiative in New Delhi. This new initiative PEACE was launched in 2013 under the India-US Energy Dialogue.  Objective: To harness commercial enterprise to bring clean energy ..

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“Akron”: Indian-American owned firm developing zero pressure tyre for US army

An Indian-American owned engineering firm, Akron (Ohio-based American Engineering Group (AEG)) has received a $1 million Phase-II project grant from the US Department of Defense to develop tyres that will continue running even after being shredded by roadside bombs or gunfire. Note: An Indian-American engineer Mr. Abraham Pannikottu is developing a unique carbon fibre hoop ..

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Solar mission: US again challenged India's solar export restrictions in WTO

On the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), the Government of India stated that it hadn’t violated global trading norms under the World Trade Organization (WTO), even as the US filed a second case against India in WTO. Why USA Trade Representative filed a case against India at WTO on the ..

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