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  • The Parliamentary Exchange was announced as part of the final joint statement of the US-India 2+2 meeting. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark Esper hosted Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for the second 2+2 dialogue in Washington.

    The US and China announced Friday that they reached a phase-one trade deal but provided little detail about it.

    Trump was particularly agitated that the rest of the world, particularly developing countries such as China and India, had corralled Washington into the Paris Accord on climate change and put the onus on the US to clean up the planet while themselves not doing much. The Accord, Trump claimed, would have done "trillions and trillions of dollars of destruction" to the US.

    Congressman Jim Banks stressed that there is a lack of awareness and action by the US against the activities of the JeI. It may be pointed out that JeI leaders in Bangladesh were opposed to independence movement in 1971 and were part of Pakistan Army’s crackdown against innocent civilians in erstwhile East Pakistan.

    The unmanned aircraft was downed over Iranian territory with a domestically manufactured Mersad surface-to-air missile.

    Big picture reforms will eradicate poverty, not small tweaks to programmes that botique RCTs provide.

    Congressional staffers may visit India to get an understanding of the Kashmir situation. The embassy has also made efforts to provide information on developments in Jammu and Kashmir on a real-time basis to Congressmen and their staffers. A delegation of Congressional staffers may visit India shortly to get an understanding of the Kashmir situation.

    US undersecretary of defence for acquisition and sustainment, Ellen M Lord, after co-chairing the DTTI meeting with secretary (defence production) Subhash Chandra said the two countries had agreed on seven projects in the meeting.

    Pulling up media for coverage on Article 370, Jaishankar said, “Media was ideological, didn’t present the facts on Jammu & Kashmir move… People were surprised about the costs of doing business in J&K as a result of Article 370.”

    The announcement came as hundreds of Google employees participated in the "Global Climate Strike" during the United Nation's climate summit on September 23.

    There is much variation in what the term lynching means. But what’s constant is that from the US in the 1900s to India now, lynching has been a strategy used for the political sense it makes at a local level.

    "The Prime Minister underlined his disappointment at the US announcement of tariffs against UK and EU exports in the Airbus-Boeing dispute," a Downing Street spokeswoman said in a statement detailing the conversation.

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