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  • The Modi-Obama joint editorial and bilateral meet: What they mean for India -20 minutes ago

    The much-anticipated joint editorial by US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was published in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discussed the key points of the editorial with former Diplomats G Parthasarthy and...
  • PM Modi returns home after hectic US visit 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the Capital on Wednesday night after a five-day visit to the US. Modi left Washington on Tuesday at the end of his visit and returned home on a Special Air India plane after a brief transit halt in Frankfurt. ...
  • India, US ramp up efforts for tackling climate change 7 hours 2 minutes ago

    Washington:Ramping up efforts to combat climate change, India and US have concluded an MoU providing for up to US dollar one billion in helping India's transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient energy economy. Both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama, during their summit-level talks, welcomed the firming up of...
  • Modi, Obama target USD 500 billion Indo-US trade January 16, 1410

    Washington: Targeting a five-fold jump in Indo-US trade to USD 500 billion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged to deepen economic cooperation and will set up a joint program to boost business investment. After two days of talks focused on ways to reinvigorate the...
  • Looking forward to turn vision of our partnership into a lasting reality: Modi's note in Visitor's Book of White House -862708372 minutes ago

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left the US after his five-day trip, expressed hope of working with President Barack Obama. Modi even wrote about his experience in the Visitor's Book of the White House. Modi wrote, "I look forward to working with President Obama to unite the people of our...
  • PM Narendra Modi leaves for India, thanks US, calls his five-day trip satisfying -886376212 minutes ago

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for India after his five-day maiden visit to the US. He thanked the US before departure and said he was satisfied with his trip. Modi said, "Thank you America". I achieved a lot in these five days. I am going back to India very satisfied."...
  • After Indo-US summit on Mars, Obama-Modi meet on earth -946333492 minutes ago

    Washington: Noting that he and President Barack Obama were meeting just days after the Indian and the US missions reached Mars, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that after the Indo-US summit on the Red Planet, it's the turn of the leaders of the two nations to meet here...
  • Modi seeks easier access for Indian services cos to US economy -915302932 minutes ago

    Washington: Expressing confidence that their bilateral economic ties would improve further, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sought easier access for Indian service companies to the US economy during his talks with President Barack Obama. Modi, who has met with a galaxy of American corporate leaders during his five-day visit, also...
  • Modi, Obama vow to take Indo-US relationship to a new level; discuss defence ties, economy, N-deal -1321335412 minutes ago

    Washington: At their first bilateral meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama vowed to "deepen existing ties" and scale up cooperation in substantive bilateral, regional and international issues including economy, trade, nuclear deal, climate change, the war against terror, combating the Middle East violence and regional security. The...
  • India, US agree in principle to renew defence pact Yesterday

    Washington: India and US have in principle agreed to extend their defence agreement for another 10 years which will take forward the cooperation between the two countries in the crucial area. Sources in the Department of Defence said, "we are still negotiating the framework agreement (defence) but have not finished." Pentagon...
  • It's the big Obama-Modi meeting tonight: What's your takeaway from Modi's US visit so far? Yesterday

    'Chalein saath saath, Together, forward we go'. That's how US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped off their much-anticipated joint editorial in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country over...
  • True potential of Indo-US ties yet to be fully realised, need to work together: Obama-Modi joint editorial -1312394452 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 'Chalein saath saath, Together, forward we go'. That's how US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped off their much-anticipated joint editorial in the Washington Post on Tuesday. The article spoke of a renewed Indo-US partnership in the 21st century. "India and the United States are bound...
  • PM Modi pays tribute at Gandhi's statue in Washington -952645012 minutes ago

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the statue of the Father of the Nation in the US capital. A large number of Indian-Americans were present to welcome the Prime Minister who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj when he arrived at...
  • Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world -966319252 minutes ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed on Monday to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model for the rest of the world. In a joint "vision statement" issued after their first meeting at a White House dinner, the two leaders said...
  • Day 5: PM Modi to visit Martin Luther King Jr memorial, Lincoln memorial on Tuesday -1064672692 minutes ago

    Washington: In the final leg of his maiden US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Martin Luther King Junior memorial and the Lincoln memorial in Washington. Modi arrived in Washington on Monday and met US President Barack Obama for a private dinner at the White House. The dinner continued...
  • Saffron basmati rice, goat cheese and baby bell peppers, mango creme brulee: The menu at Barack Obama's private dinner for Narendra Modi at the White House Yesterday

    The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been observing Navratri fasts on his US trip. It was earlier reported that Barack Obama's private dinner in honour of Narendra Modi at the White House may include all vegetarian dishes and non-alcoholic drinks.The dinner menu wasn't entirely a vegetarian affair. Crisped Halibut...
  • PM Modi gifts Gita, Martin Luther King's memorabilia to US President Obama -1108326292 minutes ago

    Washington: Keeping in mind the two people US President Barack Obama admired most, Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally chose gifts for him which included a 'Gita by Gandhi' in Khadi cover and audio-video clips from the 1959 India visit of Martin Luther King. "The Prime Minister has brought several gifts. At...
  • Obama, Modi may discuss human rights issues in summit talks -1109377492 minutes ago

    Washington: Human rights issues could come up for discussion between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during the maiden summit talks between them at his Oval Office on Tuesday. "The issue of basic universal human rights is something that is frequently discussed in the President's meetings with world...
  • PM Modi keeps away from exquisite food at dinner with US President Obama -1164075892 minutes ago

    Washington: A spread comprising of compressed avacados, crisped halibut, saffron Basmati rice and salmon were part of the menu for dinner that US President Barack Obama hosted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had only warm water due to his fast. Though there was a plate put in front of the...
  • Modi, Obama meet for dinner at White House, exchange anecdotes about first few days in office -1115689012 minutes ago

    Washington: On the last leg of his five-day US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington for a private dinner on Monday night. This was the first meeting between the two leaders and continued for nearly 90 minutes in the Blue Room...
  • Modi, Obama to write joint editorial for leading US newspaper -1118845492 minutes ago

    Washington: In a first, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama will pen down a joint editorial for a leading American newspaper, said MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin after the two leaders met over dinner at the White House. "This is the first time a US President and Indian leader...
  • Full text: Vision Statement for the US-India Strategic Partnership Yesterday

    "Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go" Chalein Saath Saath, forward together we go. As leaders of two great democratic nations with diverse traditions and faiths, we share a vision for a partnership in which the United States and India work together, not just for the benefit of both our nations,...
  • Modi, Obama to discuss ways to boost strategic partnership -951066772 minutes ago

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama would discuss a range of issues, including ways to accelerate economic growth and bolster security cooperation to deepen the US-India strategic partnership, at their maiden summit meeting on Tuesday. "The two leaders will discuss ways to accelerate economic growth, bolster security...
  • Can't recall such enthusiastic gathering outside White House: Indo-US analyst Yesterday

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama in Washington's White House a good number of Indian-Americans have gathered outside the presidential house to catch a glimpse of PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans wait outside White House to catch a glimpse of PM Modi Yesterday

    An good number on Indian-Americans are waiting outside the White House to catch a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. US President Barack Obama has hosted a private dinner for the PM. ...
  • Festival-like ambience outside White House as Obama hosts dinner for Modi Yesterday

    Indian Americans thronged White House ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama. They danced, they sang, they reveled as they waited to have a glimpse of their PM. ...
  • Barack Obama hosts dinner for Narendra Modi, Michelle gives it a miss -1149350452 minutes ago

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Tuesday hosted a private dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington, ahead of their summit level talks. Modi was welcomed by Obama who greeted him in Gujarati, "Kem Chho?" (how are you?), the mother tongue of the Prime Minister. Set in...
  • Watch: Gujaratis perform Garba outside White House as they wait to catch Modi's glimpse Yesterday

    While US President Barack Obama hosted private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, garba dancers performed outside the White House as they waited to get a glimpse of Modi. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi arrives in Washington, to hold talks with Obama -1150927252 minutes ago

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in Washington on the second leg of his five-day US visit during which he will hold talks with US President Barack Obama. Obama is also hosting a private dinner, which will be the first opportunity for both the leaders to interact with each...
  • Modi cautions US against hasty troop withdrawal from Afghanistan -1307661172 minutes ago

    New York: Hours ahead of his dinner with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cautioned the US against hasty withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, citing the mistakes it has committed while pulling out from Iraq. Modi told the Council on Foreign Relations that India and the...