Barak Obama

  • President Obama goes to see Denzel Washington in 'A Raisin in the Sun' 13-04-2014 11:41 AM

    New York: Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' are hard to come by, but one man managed it - President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more...
  • US naval forces move closer to Syria 24-08-2013 03:22 PM

    US naval forces are moving closer to Syria as President Barack Obama considers military options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad government. The president emphasized that a quick intervention in the Syrian civil war was problematic, given the international considerations that should precede a...
  • Obama appoints first female head of Secret Service 27-03-2013 09:35 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has appointed veteran agent Julia Pierson as the new Director of the Secret Service, making her the first female to head the elite commando unit responsible for the security of the first family. "Julia is eminently qualified to lead the agency that not only safeguards...
  • Obama launches cyberspace security plan 30-05-2009 11:52 AM

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  • Obama wins North Carolina, Hillary sweeps Indiana 07-05-2008 04:58 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians' fielding coach and former South Africa player Jonty Rhodes on Thursday said that it's still too early to say whether someone can match Sachin Tendulkar's landmark of hundred international tons although he conceded that records are meant to be broken. Records are meant to be broken. Who...
  • Bobby Jindal reluctant to be McCain's VP 06-05-2008 03:42 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi on Saturday apologised for hitting a fan at the Karachi airport, saying he lost his temper when he saw his little daughter getting almost trampled by enthusiastic autograph seekers. Afridi was returning home on Friday night after Pakistan won the Asia Cup by defeating Bangladesh...
  • US polls: Voters gear up for Pennsylvania primaries 22-04-2008 10:46 AM

    Bangalore: Former New Zealand cricket great Richard Hadlee believes that India should persist with the veteran trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and V V S Laxman for some more time. You can't be talking about Tendulkar, Laxman and Dravid's retirement. You can't afford to lose all these players in...
  • US polls: What are the parodies about? 12-04-2008 12:30 AM

    Perth: Manoj Tiwary was done in by a Brett Lee scorcher during his ODI debut in Brisbane back in 2007-08 and he wants to move on from that. Irfan Pathan won the man-of-the match award during the memorable Perth Test on that very tour and he too wants to move...
  • US polls: Clinton or Obama is H'wood's dilemma 04-04-2008 06:49 PM

    Durban: Basil D'Oliveira, the South African cricketer whose treatment at the hands of the white minority apartheid government sparked the international sporting boycott of the country in the 1960s, has been honoured by a provincial cricket board. D'Oliveira, who died last month aged 80, was forced to leave the country...
  • Who makes a better 'Rocky'? Hillary or Obama 03-04-2008 04:11 PM

    Cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle says it was a see-saw first day of the first Test between India and Australia. ...
  • Rocky was a film: Obama tells Hillary 03-04-2008 12:05 PM

    Melbourne: Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin says the team has put behind it the recent loss to New Zealand and is fully prepared to take on India in the four-Test series starting at the MCG on Monday. I think we are in a very good space. We have had a week...
  • US polls: Will Hillary have the last laugh? 02-04-2008 04:19 PM

    Melbourne: Beleaguered Australian batsman Michael Hussey has vowed to give a tough time to Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who happens to be his captain in IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, during the Test series starting here on December 26. He's a great guy to have around. He's very calm,...
  • Know the US Prez hopefuls, log on to YouTube 26-03-2008 04:07 PM

    New Delhi: The man so many love to hate refuses to go away. That is potentially bad news for India. Two Tests ago, Ricky Ponting was a marked man. Going into the second and final Test against South Africa in Cape Town - following an embarrassing loss in Johanneburg -...
  • Hillary hints at Hillary-Obama ticket for elections 06-03-2008 01:59 PM

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming said a tired lot of players, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina, and the inability to adapt quickly on a new track were the reasons for the defending champions' early exit from the Champions League Twenty20. In terms of their form...
  • Obama finds namesake, a Japan town called Obama! 04-03-2008 02:57 PM

    The former Pakistan bowler defended his recently launched book Controversially Yours. ...
  • Polls favour Obama ahead of Potomac primaries 12-02-2008 03:59 PM

    Lucknow: Former captain Kapil Dev on Friday said there is no reason why India cannot win the forthcoming series in England but warned the team against getting complacent. Deposing faith in the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team India, the legendary all-rounder said, "India won the recently concluded West Indies tour and...
  • Amy Winehouse bags five Grammys 11-02-2008 06:21 PM

    The India coach said the wicket was slow and scoring four runs an over isn't easy in a Test match. ...
  • If White House is hers, Hillary will wear the pantsuits 06-02-2008 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: Indian captain MS Dhoni has slammed the quality of umpiring after India's victory in the first Test against the West Indies in Jamaica, thereby raising fresh questions on why the BCCI and Dhoni himself are against the Umpire Decision Review System. There were a series of poor decisions...
  • Obama sorry for D-Punjab memo 19-06-2007 04:35 PM

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  • Jesus! Chocolate, Obama and a row 06-04-2007 02:02 AM

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