India - Partner In Growth
Greetings from the Embassy of India in Washington D.C.!
Welcome to the  August 9, 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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India Welcomes Elevated Trade Partner Status from U.S.
India has welcomed the decision of the U.S. to grant it the status of a trading partner equivalent to its closest allies in the NATO. This decision is likely to boost India's defense trade with the U.S. The Ministry of External Affairs, in a statement, said it proved India's responsible record as a defense player.

India Hails U.S. for Naming Three to Global Terror List

India welcomed the U.S. decision to name as Specially Designated Global Terrorists three Pakistan-based members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group, considered one of the largest and most active in South Asia.