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Security beefed-up in Mumbai ahead of Clinton’s visit

Security beefed-up in Mumbai ahead of Clinton’s visitMumbai, July 17 : Mumbai witnessed tightened security measures today, following intelligence agencies warning about possible militant strikes in at least seven places in the country.

The beefed up security arrangements are also being attributed to the fact that US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton will begin her five-day visit to India by landing in Mumbai today around 10 pm and spending a day in the city.

Security forces were keeping vigil outside the Taj Mahal Hotel where Hillary Clinton has decided to stay.

Indo-Pak relations to figure high during Clinton’s India visit

Indo-Pak relations to figure high during Clinton’s India visitWashington, July 17 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s maiden visit to India in her capacity as America’s top diplomat is being keenly observed by experts and analysts all over.

They believe that Indo-Pak ties would be a key topic of discussion on Clinton’s agenda during her talks with the Indian leadership.

Clinton has expressed hope that during her five-day visit to India, both countries would be ‘cooperating and working together across a broadest range of concerns.

Hillary Clinton to arrive in India today

Hillary Clinton to arrive in India todayNew Delhi, July 17 : U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will arrive in India today on a five-day visit with the objective of deepening US-India ties.

Clinton will arrive in Mumbai today and proceed to New Delhi on July 19 where she will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and External Affairs Minister S M Krishna.

She is also scheduled to meet leaders of the opposition, government officials entrepreneurs, scientists and youth.

US will encourage India, China and Russia to tackle global agenda: Clinton

US will encourage India, China and Russia to tackle global agenda: ClintonWashington, July 16 : Spelling out the United States' foreign policy initiatives for the immediate future, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday said that Washington would put special emphasis on encouraging major and emerging global powers - China, India, Russia and Brazil, as well as Turkey, Indonesia, and South Africa - to be full partners in tackling the global agenda.

Al-Qaeda’s leadership based in ‘terror safe haven’ Pakistan: Clinton

Al-Qaeda’s leadership based in ‘terror safe haven’ Pakistan: ClintonWashington, July 16 : US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has once again highlighted that Pakistan is a terror safe haven and said that Al-Qaeda’s leadership is based in that country.

Clinton’s comments came a day before her significant visit to India, where she will be meeting the country’s leadership. The impending threat of terrorism and several other important issues are expected to come up for discussions during her visit.

Clinton: US still willing to talk to Iran

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ClintonWashington  - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday in a foreign policy address that the United States remains willing to engage traditional foes, but warned it should not be seen as a sign of weakness.

"Our willingness to talk is not a sign of weakness to be exploited," Clinton said in a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations think tank in Washington.

Clinton to discuss ways to enhance US-India strategic partnership

Clinton to discuss ways to enhance US-India strategic partnershipWashington, July 15 : A spokesman for the U. S. State Department has said that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will discuss ways to enhance the US-India strategic partnership during her five day visit to India from July 17 to 23.

Hillary Clinton to reassert herself with high-profile speech

Hillary Clinton to reassert herself with high-profile speechWashington, July 15 : Aides of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have said that she is ready to articulate her own policy agenda, one that focuses in part on strengthening Americans' capacity for what has been called "smart power."

According to Politico, her he speech to the Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday is expected to serve as an explanation and framework of the administration's foreign policy and a tour of its busy first half-year.

Hillary Clinton to reassert herself with high-profile speech

Hillary ClintonWashington, July 15 : Aides of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have said that she is ready to articulate her own policy agenda, one that focuses in part on strengthening Americans’ capacity for what has been called “smart power.”

According to Politico, her he speech to the Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday is expected to serve as an explanation and framework of the administration’s foreign policy and a tour of its busy first half-year.

But it will sound some themes closely associated with Clinton’s former life as first lady and U. S. senator.

Hillary Clinton to arrive in India on Friday

Hillary Clinton to arrive in India on FridayNew Delhi, July 15 : U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will arrive in India on Friday on a five-day visit with the objective of deepening US-India ties.

Clinton will arrive in Mumbai on July 17 and proceed to New Delhi on July 19 where she will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and External Affairs Minister S M Krishna.

She is also scheduled to meet leaders of the opposition, government officials entrepreneurs, scientists and youth.

Clinton seeking deeper ties with India

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham ClintonWashington  - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is due to arrive in India on Friday for weekend talks aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries, the US State Department said.

Clinton will first visit in Mumbai to with a "broad cross section" of India and will offer a remembrance to the victims of the November terrorist attacks, spokesman Ian Kelly said.

Clinton will then fly to New Dehli for meetings with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the minister of external affairs, Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna.

Hillary Clinton to ‘find hot showers for employees at the State Department’

Hillary Clinton to ‘find hot showers for employees at the State Department’New York, July 12 : U. S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apparently added another initiative to her portfolio during a question-answer session with staffers on Friday-finding hot showers for her employees at the State Department.

Apart from being asked about "biking and running to work", she was asked by a young woman: "Whether you would support an initiative to get us access to showers."

US hopeful of amnesty to American journalists arrested by North Korea

US hopeful of amnesty to American journalists arrested by North KoreaNew York, July 11 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hopeful that two American journalists detained by North Korea on charges of illegally entering the country will be granted amnesty.

Clinton on Friday said "everyone is very sorry" about an incident that resulted in North Korea detaining two US journalists. The US Government has for the first time acknowledged the possibility that the two women committed an offense.

Clinton expected to make full recovery without lasting damage to her arm

Clinton expected to make full recovery without lasting damage to her armWashington, June 20 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who underwent two hours of surgery on her broken right elbow, is expected to make a full recovery "without lasting damage to her arm".

A statement released by the State Department says Clinton went under the knife yesterday morning at George Washington University Hospital.

Clinton slipped in the State Department garage on Wednesday and fractured her elbow on her way to a meeting at the White House, the Daily News reported.

Clinton for stronger economic, diplomatic ties with India

  Clinton for stronger economic, diplomatic ties with India  Washington, June 18 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton describing India as a force of positive change, pushed for stronger economic and diplomatic ties between the Washington and New Delhi.

"In a world where, lets admit it frankly, the headlines can get depressing, our relationship with India is a good news story and I think its going to get even better," Clinton said in a speech at a summit organized by the US-India Business Council in Washington D. C.

Clinton fractures elbow, will undergo surgery

Clinton fractures elbow, will undergo surgeryWashington, June 18 : US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is scheduled to visit India next month, fractured her right elbow during in a fall Wednesday.

Cheryl Mills, her chief of staff, said Clinton was on her way to the White House when she fell and injured her elbow.

Clinton was treated at The George Washington University Hospital, and will undergo surgery to repair her elbow in the coming week, Fox News quoted Mills, as saying. (ANI)

Hillary says Obama ‘absolutely’ up to 3 a.m. call

Hillary says Obama ‘absolutely’ up to 3 a.m. callWashington, June 8 : Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that it is an honour to serve with President Barack Obama, especially when it comes to handling a crisis.

Referring to her famous campaign ad questioning Obama's ability to handle foreign challenges during the run up to the presidential campaign, George Stephanopoulos on "This Week," asked Clinton about the scenario: "It's 3 a. m. and your children are safe and asleep. Who do you want answering the phone? Has the president answered it for you?" he asked.

Clinton considers journalists' trial "step toward" release

Clinton considers journalists' trial "step toward" releaseWashington - US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Friday called on Pyongyang to release the two US journalists being tried in North Korea and said the US considers the trial a "step toward" their release.

She also expressed strong concern on behalf of the two women accused of entering the country illegally, saying she shares "the grave anxiety" that their families feel about their safety and security.

China slams Clinton''s Tiananmen Square remarks

China slams Clinton''s Tiananmen Square remarksBeijing, June 5 : China has expressed deep discontent and resolute opposition to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton''s call for Beijing to publish the names of those killed or missing in the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989.

Clinton has urged China to openly look into the June 3-4, 1989, incident and give an accounting of those killed, missing or detained during the military crackdown.

Pakistan steps up effort to internationalise Kashmir before Clinton’s visit

Pakistan steps up effort to internationalise Kashmir before Clinton’s visitNew Delhi, June 3 : Release of Hafeez Saeed, who is the head of terror outfit Lashkar -e-Toiba, and recent statement made by Pakistani premier Yusuf Raza Gilani is being seen as Islamabad’s ploy to internationalize Kashmir issue.

According to highly placed sources in the Ministry of External Affairs, Islamabad is trying to provoke India by raking up the issue to divert world attention from the “creeping anarchy” inside Pakistan.

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