1. India has asked US to resolve the problems regarding the H1B visas which are being faced by the Indian IT industry. The commerce Ministry also wants to sign the India-US Totalization Agreement as early as possible to help all the professionals travelling to US for work purpose.
2. Vladimir Putin is set for a come back as Russian President in 2012 while current President Dmitry Medvedev will set to join as Prime Minister. They both have agreed to swap their post in 2012.