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Greetings from the Embassy of India in Washington D.C.!
Welcome to the July 26, 2018, edition of our weekly newsletter, bringing you important policy and high-impact news about India.
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-- Shambhu Hakki, First Secretary, Press, Information and Culture

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India-U.S. 2+2 Dialogue Rescheduled for September 6 in Delhi

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Delhi in September for the 2+2 dialogue high-level talks, the Indian foreign ministry announced. Pompeo and Mattis will meet with India Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sept. 6.

Govt. Tells WhatsApp to Find Better Solutions to Platform Misuse

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has written to messaging app WhatsApp instructing the company to take immediate steps to tackle the menace of misuse of their platform that allows inflammatory messages to be circulated, leading to unfortunate incidents.

Govt. to Boost Cruise Tourism with New Terminals

The Government will develop new infrastructure at five major ports, including Mumbai, Goa and Chennai, to accommodate the cruise ship industry and encourage cruise tourism. This will include new hospitality, retail and restaurants.

Made-in-India Solar Sells Will Soon Power Satellites