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Obama's India trip yields 'breakthrough' on nuclear power
Obama's India trip yields 'breakthrough' on nuclear power

Opening a three-day visit to New Delhi, President Obama on Sunday announced “a breakthrough understanding” that could clear the way for U.S. companies to build nuclear power plants in India in a sign of a quickening thaw between the two historically frosty democracies. Neither Obama nor Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediately disclosed details, but Obama administration officials hoped a civil-nuclear agreement would demonstrate U.S. commitment to improving ties with India and its popular new leader. A nuclear deal would also help reduce India’s heavy reliance on fossil fuels, potentially bringing within grasp a commitment by the world’s major polluters...

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