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LIVE: India, US break deadlock on nuke deal after Modi-Obama talks
On the first day of US President Barack Obama's historic three-day visit to India, the two countries reached a landmark agreement that may unblock billions of dollars of potential trade in nuclear energy. India and the US had signed a civilian nuclear deal in 2008. India’s reluctance to pass legislation shielding suppliers from liability in the event of a nuclear accident -- a deviation from international norms -- was a deterrent to trade.
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    Obama's date with Delhi

    US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave upon their arrival at Air Force station Palam, in New Delhi. (HT Photo/Vipin Kumar)

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    Obama's date with Delhi

    US President Barack Obama with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT ...

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    Obama's date with Delhi

    Wing Commander Puja Thakur led the Guard of Honour for US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

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    Obama's date with Delhi

    Presidents' high five: Barack Obama and Pranab Mukherjee gesture as Narendra Modi looks on, in Rashtrapati Bhavan. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)

  • Barack Obama, Rashtrapati Bhavan

    Obama's date with Delhi

    US President Barack Obama inspects guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)

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    Obama's date with Delhi

    US President Barack Obama pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, at Rajghat, in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi

    Obama's date with Delhi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during 'Walk and Talk' at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. (Photo: PIB)

  • Barack Obama, Rajghat

    Obama's date with Delhi

    Barack Obama pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, in New Delhi. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

  • Barack Obama, Rajghat

    Obama's date with Delhi

    Barack Obama plants a sapling of Peepal tree after paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

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    Obama's date with Delhi

    US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi. (Gurinder Osan/HT Photo)