Silicon Valley tech leaders rolled out the red carpet for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend, the latest sign of how US tech titans are increasingly keen on strengthening ties and establishing footholds in key worldwide markets.
Many people use the terms Internet and the Web synonymously, even though they are different, albeit related. “There is a culture of fear and victimization, especially against minorities in India, which undermines Modi’s standing as a business partner”.
“The leaders… reiterated their support to the growing defence cooperation between the two countries“. The Tesla Motors’ plant visit was one of the agendas of the prime minister’s extensive United States tour.
The talks between Obama and Modi pertains to the global problem of climate change.
Social media giant Facebook has said it’s important to get the debate on Net neutrality “right” in India as the country is home to the world’s largest population of the “unconnected”. The Prime Minister said that the emphasis should not be exclusively on emission caps, but should also be on providing finance and technology for clean energy to the developing countries.
U.S. and India pledged to enhance economic cooperation including the Bilateral Investment Treaty and Totalisation Agreement.
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“Our partnership addresses a broad range of strategic and security concerns”.
“We have agreed to further strengthen our consultation and cooperation on helping the Afghan people combat terrorism and build a peaceful, stable and prosperous future of their nation”, he said. “This is actually brain deposit and it would serve its motherland at an appropriate time”, he said addressing the Indian community at the packed SAP Centre here.
Google and the Indian government are working to bring high- speed wireless Internet access to 400 of the countrys railway stations, Sundar Pichai, the USA companys incoming chief executive officer, said at a subsequent event with Modi on Googles campus. “He is ready to play a very constructive role”, he added. Although the punches were somewhat lost in translation, the Indian prime minister managed to hold the show. “Returning to Delhi after a visit that has created several successful outcomes & opportunities for India”, he tweeted on landing at Delhi’s Palam Technical Airport. “Your skill and commitment is wonderful”, he told the Indian-Americans.
Blaming an engineer for the “mistake”, Facebook said the product in no way connects to or registers support for Internet.org. “PM @narendramodi meets President @BarackObama for their 5th meeting in one year”, tweeted external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup.
During the meeting with the US President, both sides acknowledged the significant progress made in the relationship.
“The programme offers number of new possibilities for Indo-US collaboration including a new level of engagement between the government, private sector and citizens”, the industry body said.
“Terrorism is terrorism, there can be no differentiation between good and bad terror”, Modi said vowing to raise the issue in all worldwide fora.