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  • Antony Blinken is the US Secretary of State
  • Blinken also held talks with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval
  • It is Blinken's first visit to India after assuming charge as the US Secretary of State

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Migrants board buses to leave for their native places amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, at Rajiv Chowk in Gurugram, Friday, April 23, 2021. (PTI Photo)

  • The US offers its deepest sympathy to the people of India, who are suffering in this crisis, Jen Psaki said
  • "We are working closely with Indian officials at both political and experts’ level...," Jen Psaki said
  • The US has made vaccine cooperation a big priority, including with its Quad partners, she said

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PM Modi's statement came after US Special Presidential Envoy for climate John Kerry called on the Indian PM. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@narendramodi)

  • The US would support India's climate plans by facilitating affordable access to green technologies: Statement
  • India is committed to meet its contributions under Paris agreement, PM Modi said
  • India is among the few nations on track to fulfill the commitments of Paris accord: PM Modi

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US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on Wednesday said that decisive action from the country now will determine what this transformation will mean for all generations to come. (Photo Credit: Twitter Screengrab/@JohnKerry)

  • The promotion of women's leadership is essential in tackling climate crisis: John Kerry
  • John Kerry was speaking at the US India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), which held virtually
  • "We need an urgent action plan against the threat of climate change": USISPF president and CEO

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi held an online interaction with former US Ambassador Nicholas Burns on Friday. (PTI Photo)

  • Rahul Gandhi said he would do everything to push production, job creation and value addition
  • Even an economic growth of 9% will not mean as much if there aren't positive figures for job-growth as well, Gandhi said
  • "The type of relationship that should be there between our growth and job creation is not there," Gandhi said

(Photo credit: Twitter/@SandhuTaranjitS)

  • The US Navy members performed the song at a meeting between UN Chief of Naval Operations and India's Envoy to the UN
  • The song, originally featured in the movie 'Swades' in 2004, was sung and composed by AR Rahman
  • 1:30 minute in length, the clip has already been viewed 206,000 times

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US President Biden had called Russia’s leader, Vladimir Putin, “a killer” with Putin wishing him good health. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI File)

  • Putin offered public talks to the US President “without any delay” that was turned down by the USA
  • Bilateral relations have nosedived after Washington made allegations of repeat Russian interference in the US elections in 2016 and 2020
  • Biden has threatened to impose newer sanctions after the Russian involvement is proved

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Joe Biden said Russia President Vladimir Putin would “pay the price” by accusing Moscow and Tehran of influence operations in the 2020 US presidential elections. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Post the USSR collapse, the United States tried to dictate an agenda to promote democracy and a west enforced narrative on Russia
  • As US-Russia ties plummet to a new low, Russia’s growing embrace of China catalyzed by US restrictive policies and sanctions is gaining momentum
  • China’s rise and it’s military intrusion has endeared the India-USA strategic relationship even though certain differences remain

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The statements comes after US Defence Secretary Austin and his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh engaged in a high-level wide-ranging talks on mutual issues. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Austin parised India’s leadership role in Indo-Pacific region
  • He held talks with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh on Saturday
  • Austin called India an important partner amid changing international dynamics

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III during their joint statement press conference at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. (PTI)

  • US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin held discussions with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Saturday
  • The two sides agreed to pursue enhanced cooperation between the Indian military and the US Indo-Pacific Command
  • 'Singh and I had a very productive discussion,' Austin said