Modi tells Madison Sq Garden India won't look back

September 28, 2014 6:07 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — India's new prime minister, once shunned by Washington, received a raucous reception in a famed New York sports arena Sunday where he appealed for help from Indian-Americans to help develop his country's economy, vowing that under his leadership, the South Asian nation wouldn't look back.

A day after addressing a hushed U.N. General Assembly, where headphone-wearing delegates rarely break into a smile, Narendra Modi received a tumultuous welcome from upward of 18,000 people. He struck a chord by announcing plans to simplify the immigration bureaucracy for Indians living abroad, and c...

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