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US terms India's plan to sign CSC as "positive"

India's willingness to sign Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC) on nuclear damages was today welcomed by American officials who said this will allow their companies to do nuclear commerce with India.

Don't be apologetic on outsourcing during Obama visit: Murty

Infosys mentor N R Narayana Murthy today said there was no need for Indian IT industry to be apolgetic or shy about US outsourcing curbs during President Barack Obama's visit to the country next month.

Clinton would not accompany Obama to India

For the first time in several years, the US Secretary of State will not be part of the Presidential delegation when Barack Obama visits India in November.

No special arrangements if Obama visits Rajghat

US President Barack Obama is most welcome to visit Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat but there will be no special arrangements as that would be "against Gandhi's principles of equality", an official said.

Business focus of Obama visit

US President Barack Obama will kick off his India visit with a string of meetings with captains of India Inc in Mumbai, as the US wants to send a strong message that the world's second fastest growing economy is of utmost importance to it.

Forty planes, six armoured cars to join Obama on India trip

Six armoured cars and 40 aircraft will accompany US President Barack Obama during his three-day visit of India.

Indo-US varsity deals incentives set for launch

India and the US have finalised the contours of the Singh-Obama 21st Century Knowledge Initiative. Details of the ambitious project may be unveiled during US President Barack Obama’s visit in early November.

Safety check by US agents

Officials of US secret service agency meet Fire Dept officials to review disaster response time, want fire engines deployed with President’s convoy.

India, US edge close on SME partnerships

Following the example of the IT industry,  small and medium enterprises (SME) sector is hoping for vital linkages with the US, with an eye on big economic gains.

Khurshid to be minister-in-waiting

The minister-in-waiting, a ceremonial facet of any head of state visit, accompanies the visiting dignitary to all important events. Khurshid will receive Obama at the Mumbai airport and accompany him to all the functions there as well as in New Delhi.

Fire department inspects five spots

The fire department has inspected all the locations US president Barack Obama is scheduled to visit during his two-day visit to the city.

College students draw up their quiz list

After many meetings with her principal and submitting information for security check, Riddhi Shah, 21, from Jai Hind College is all set to meet US president Barack Obama on Sunday at St Xavier’s College.

Obama has no time for Golden Temple, Taj Mahal

The White House has clarified that US President Barack Obama will not be visiting the Golden Temple in Amritsar and the Taj Mahal at Agra because of paucity of time.

Sikhs want Obama to raise 1984 riots issue in Indian parliament 

Ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit, hundreds of Sikhs held a protest rally in front of the United Nations, asking him to raise the issue of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots before the Indian parliament.

US business seeks free high-tech trade with India

Ahead of US President Barack Obama's trip, a major US trade association representing 300 top US companies doing business with India has proposed a five-point agenda for advancing India-US economic partnership, including educational collaboration and a free trade agreement.
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US first lady's India programme

US first lady Michelle Obama has two items on her itinerary separate from the President's. Jayanth Jacob reports.

Obama's India visit: Detailed itinerary

US President arrives at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai on Saturday, November 6, 2010. Event will be telecast live on DD News.

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