44 TH US PRESIDENT

  • A hectic first day for President Obama January 22, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's first day in office has been a day of hectic activities. A slew of dramatic news already coming out of the White House. ...
  • Folks smitten with seeing the Obamas in love January 22, 2009

    New York: Pictures of the first couple's dances at the inaugural balls have been splashed all across newspapers. The loveydovey Obamas are melting hearts with their public displays of affection. ...
  • Chat now: With Surya Gangadharan: Is Obama good for India? | View chat January 22, 2009

    The advent of Barack Obama signals a change in world political order. Like the rest of the world, India, too is hoping that Obama will bring about a change in IndoUS bilateral ties. Will Obama be good for India? ...
  • Formalities over, Obama sets to tackle challenges January 22, 2009

    Washington: Formal confirmations done, the new Obama administration now stares at some big challenges. Here is a look at what is on the President's agenda. ...
  • US troops in Iraq, Afghanistan cheer on Obama January 21, 2009

    Kabul: On the outskirts of the Afghan capital, about 100 US troops filled a brightlylit canteen on Tuesday (January 20), to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama, who inherits a tough fight in Afghanistan. As the newly swornin 44th US president pledged to "forge a hardearned peace in Afghanistan", the...
  • Indepth coverage of Barack Obama's inauguration January 21, 2009

    Barack Obama took oath as the first black US President on Tuesday and quickly turned the page on the Bush years, urging Americans to rally to end the worst economic crisis in generations and repair the US image abroad. ...
  • Joe Biden sworn in as 47th Vice President of US January 21, 2009

    Washington: Joe Biden, whose foreign policy expertise, Washington savvy and personal style earned him Barack Obama's trust and faith, was sworn in on Tuesday as the 47th Vice President of the United States. With the world watching, Biden raised his right hand and took his oath of office from John...
  • Obama speech: Economy needs bold, swift action January 20, 2009

    Washington: With the US in the middle of the worstever economic crisis after great depression of the last century, President Barack Obama today favoured bold and swift action to revive the economy. "For everywhere we look, there is work to be done," Obama said in his inaugural...