INDIA VISIT

  • Bigg Boss 8: Kim Kardashian's trip to India called off November 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The India trip of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly been cancelled over visa issues. "Unfortunately, Kim will not be able to enter the country due to some visa issue", said a source. However, the exact reason behind cancellation has not been disclosed. "The reason is not clear but all...
  • Xi Jinping invites PM Modi to visit his hometown Xian in China September 19, 2014

    Beijing: Buoyed by his visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, Chinese President Xi Jinping in a reciprocal gesture invited him to his hometown Xian, where the famous Buddhist monk Hiuen Tsang spent his last years after his return from India some 2,000 years ago. Xi invited Modi on...
  • Gujarat to roll out red carpet for China President, economic cooperation high on agenda September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The stage is all set for one of the biggest diplomatic events of the year as Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in India on Wednesday for a 3day visit. Breaking the protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would personally receive Jinping in Ahmedabad as a special gesture. While...
  • Chinese President to meet PM Modi, pledges to invest $50 billion to modernise Indian railways September 14, 2014

    New Delhi/Beijing: China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the neighbours' first summit since Narendra Modi became prime minister in May. The leaders of Asia's three biggest economies China, India...
  • Over 100 Gujarati delicacies for Chinese President Xi Jinping's palate September 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping won't be served any nonvegetarian food during his visit here, but he won't be left disappointed as more than 100 Gujarati dishes, including Dhokla, Bajre ki roti, Puran Poli and Lapsi will tickle his taste buds. Xi will be able to partake mouthwatering Gujarati dishes like...
  • German foreign minister on India visit, to meet Narendra Modi September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: German Foreign Minister FrankWalter Steinmeier will reach Delhi on Saturday evening for a September 6 to 8 visit. During the visit he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, said an official statement from the German embassy. Steinmeier, accompanied by a highlevel business...
  • Joe Biden likely to meet PM today, to discuss nuclear issues, trade July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The United States of America Vice President Joe Biden is likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Tuesday. Biden is expected to discuss nuclear issues as well as Afghanistan and cooperation in East Asia with Manmohan Singh. He is also scheduled to meet leader...
  • US Vice President to reach Delhi for a 4day visit today July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: US Vice President Joe Biden will reach Delhi on Monday evening for a fourday visit. Source said the visit is expected to lay the ground work ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to India later this year. Biden will meet Prime minister Manmohan Singh and leader of...
  • Do not expect a breakthrough during Kerry's visit: ExIndian envoy June 24, 2013

    US Secretary of State John Kerry is in New Delhi for his first strategic dialogue after taking office. He is widely seen as having a proPakistan tilt and several sticking points with India are expected to come up. Former Indian Ambassador to the US KS Bajpai said, "Do not expect...
  • One visit can't be a gamechanger in IndoChina ties: Surya Gangadharan May 21, 2013

    The Chinese Premier has talked a language no other visiting Chinese leader has spoken before. How hopeful should New Delhi be about betterment of ties with Beijing? CNNIBN's international affairs editor Surya Gangadharan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Myanmar is neighbour to both but more friendly...
  • Britain PM Cameron seeks 'special' relationship with India February 18, 2013

    Mumbai: British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday began his India visit seeking a "special relationship" between the two countries, saying it is "about the future and not the past" for which sky is the limit. "I want Britain and India to have a special relationship...this is a relationship about the...
  • Khaleda Zia arrives in the capital, meets Sushma October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Begum Khaleda Zia arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a weeklong visit and called on Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj. Zia, who is Leader of Opposition in Bangladesh, met Swaraj at her residence in New Delhi. The two leaders...
  • Car parking barred on route of Hillary's convoy in Kolkata May 6, 2012

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will arrive in Kolkata on Sunday on a 3day visit to India. ...
  • Clinton to visit India early next month April 26, 2012

    Washington/New Delhi: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit India early next month as part of a threenation Asia tour to consult with the Indian leadership on key regional and global issues including Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and Myanmar. Clinton's sudden decision to visit India came as a surprise as a...
  • UN Chief to visit India this week April 23, 2012

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon will travel to India this week on a threeday visit during which he will discuss current regional and global issues with the country's senior political leadership. The SecretaryGeneral will depart from the US on Wednesday for the threeday trip, which will include visits to...
  • Imran Khan trains guns on Zardari, Bilawal April 9, 2012

    Islamabad: The sudden visit of President Asif Ali Zardari and his son Bilawal to India has invited ire from their political opponents in Pakistan with cricketerturnedpolitician Imran Khan questioning the timing of the tour, when the country was faced with a tragedy of the 135 soldiers missing in avalanche in...
  • FIFA chief Blatter to visit India next month February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: In a much needed boost to India's bid to host the 2017 Under17 World Cup Football, FIFA President Sepp Blatter will visit the country early next month to have a first hand account of the developmental work here. Blatter, who is scheduled to visit Nepal during the AFC Challenge...
  • 26/11: Pak commission cancels India visit February 3, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major turnaround on Thursday, the Pakistan judicial commission probing the 26/11 Mumbai attacks called off its India visit without giving any apparent reason. The commission was supposed to record the statements of the 26/11 witnesses. India has, time and again, raised concerns about the slow pace of...
  • Would love to visit India: Kim Kardashian October 29, 2011

    New York: After pop diva Lady Gaga, India could soon see a visit from US reality star and socialite Kim Kardashian who says she would love to go to the country and experience its fashion and traditions. "I would love to go to India," Kardashian, in the city to attend IndianAmerican...
  • I love you India: Paris Hilton September 24, 2011

    Mumbai: International socialite Paris Hilton, who landed here early Saturday, says she loves India and is excited about her threeday trip. "Yay! So excited! This is going to be an amazing trip!" Hilton tweeted after stepping into the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here. The heiress, who is in India to launch the...
  • Paris Hilton arrives in Mumbai September 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton arrived here today on her maiden visit to India to launch her line of handbags and accessories in the country. Donning a blue long dress with sunglasses, Paris stepped out from a Turkish airline flight around 4 AM at the...
  • Hillary Clinton's visit and her style statement July 20, 2011

    A look of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wardrobe as she visits India. ...
  • Hillary to meet Jayalalithaa in Chennai July 20, 2011

    Chennai: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Wednesday on the second day of her visit to India. She will meet Jayalalithaa at 4.10 pm for about 10 minutes. Hillary, who arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday for the second IndoUS...
  • Will Hillary's visit improve IndoUS relations? July 19, 2011

    Suhasini Haidar discusses with a panel of experts the implications of Hillary Clinton's visit. ...
  • Citi's Vikram Pandit applauds the India story March 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit, on his maiden visit to India since he took over the beleaguered global financial giant in 2007, says the country's institutions are strong enough to deal with any challenge. His visit comes at a time when Citi is pushing forward with its backtobasics strategy...
  • Medvedev to pitch fighters, Ndeal in India December 20, 2010

    Moscow: President Dmitry Medvedev will try to convince India to buy Russian fighter planes and seal a nuclear deal when he travels there this week for talks aimed at boosting ties with the secondfastest growing economy the world. Russia was one of India's closest partners in Soviet days, but the...
  • Russian President to visit India from Dec 20 December 16, 2010

    Moscow: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to India on December 2022, the Kremlin announced on Thursday. During his New Delhi stay Medvedev will meet with President Pratibha Patil and hold annual summit talks with Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on the whole range of bilateral and...
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in Delhi, to meet PM December 5, 2010

    New Delhi: Civil Nuclear Cooperation to top the agenda when French President Nicolas Sarkozy meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday. It's day 2 of French President Sarkozy's high profile maiden visit to India. The French President will be in Delhi on Sunday to meet the Prime Minister at 7 Race...
  • India deserves permanent UNSC seat: Sarkozy December 4, 2010

    Bangalore:Backing India for a permanent UNSC seat, Sarkozy on Saturday said India, along with Brazil, Germany, Japan, Africa and Arab world should be in the UN Security Council. Soon after he arrived here on a fourday visit, Sarkozy also backed India's entry into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and its case for...
  • Pakistan unhappy at US backing India's UNSC bid November 9, 2010

    New Delhi: India is pleased with the US President but his endorsement of India for a permanent seat in the UNSC has generated discomfort in Pakistan. Reactions to this unambiguous but broad endorsement have been mixed but the Indian government, which has been lobbying hard for this statement is satisfied. Some...