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Greetings from the Embassy of India in Washington D.C.!
Welcome to the  August 2, 2018, edition of our weekly newsletter, bringing you important policy and high-impact news about India.
I hope you find it useful.
-- Shambhu Hakki, First Secretary, Press, Information and Culture

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PM Modi Lauds 2 Indian Tech Innovators in U.S. for Rural Development App

In his Mann Ki Baat radio address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi singled out two Indian engineers living in California that have created an app for rural development to connect small villages to global markets.

Secy. of State Pompeo Announces Digital, Energy Infra Projects to Benefit India

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced several new investment initiatives in the digital economy, energy and infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific region that will benefit India, underlining the importance of the Indo-U.S. alliance.

U.S. Congress Paves Way for Sanctions Waiver for India

The Senate and House Armed Services Committees in a joint conference report provided a modified waiver to the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) that will spare India from sanctions.

Govt. OKs Implementation of 'Make in India' Defense Policy