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  • PM Modi and Obama's bromance continues 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The bromance between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama continued as they chatted and enjoyed light moments during the 66th Republic Day parade. Modi received Obama at about 9:56 AM with a warm handshake and also held him by his right arm. There was a tremendous...
  • Caution needs to be exercised on India's NSG inclusion: China 5 days ago

    Beijing: China on Monday extended conditional support for India's Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid but said "prudence and caution" needs to be exercised on the issue, a day after US President Barack Obama backed India's inclusion into the elite 48-member body. "We believe that such (an) inclusion should be conducive...
  • Barack Obama seen chewing gum at Republic day parade 5 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Monday was seen chewing gum at the Republic Day parade, where he was the chief guest. Pictures of the event showed him chewing gum and then removing it while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was talking to him. Though there was a lot of commentary on...
  • Modi, Obama attend CEO summit: As it happened 5 days ago

    US President Barack Obama who is on a three-day visit to New Delhi attended the Republic Day parade on Monday morning and President Pranab Mukherjee's 'At Home' reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the evening. He attending a CEO Roundtable before leaving for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday....
  • Modi-Obama chemistry grabs headlines globally 5 days ago

    The bonhomie between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi grabbed headlines not just in India, but also globally. Across the border in Pakistan, Dawn carried the headline 'A bear hug to begin business', Dubai's Khaleej Times featured the headline 'After hugs, Obama irons out deals with Modi...
  • The India-US Dialogues: A Network18-ORF initiative 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) jointly organised an Indo-US dialogue to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India. The panelists, which included some of the top policy makers from both India and America, expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan singing national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence 5 days ago

    On the 66th Republic day, actor Amitabh Bachchan sang the Indian national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence. ...
  • Tri-series: India split points to stay alive after washout against Australia 5 days ago

    The Calton Mid Tri-series one-day international between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday was abandoned due to rain. The game could only see only 16 overs in which India scored 69 for the loss of two wickets before rain stopped play and thereafter wet conditions didn't...
  • Fans blast decision to move ODI from Adelaide to Sydney 5 days ago

    Sydney: South Australia's cricket fans blasted the decision to move Monday's One-day International (ODI) between Australia and India to Sydney after the game was stopped because of rain. Fans took to social media to vent their frustration at Cricket Australia (CA) over the decision to move the match from Adelaide, where...
  • Keep Virat Kohli at No.3 in World Cup, says Ian Chappell 5 days ago

    Sydney: Describing India's defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised them to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at number three to negate any opposition plans to bounce them out with short-pitched deliveries on lively pitches here. "India's World Cup defence is looking as...
  • India showcases cultural heritage, military prowess at Republic Day parade, gets applaud from Obama 5 days ago

    New Delhi: India's military prowess and achievements in different fields, state-of-the-art defence platforms, its diverse cultural and social traditions was put on diplay at the 66th Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday. US President Barack Obama was the Chief Guest of the event becoming the first American President...
  • Sania, Paes reach mixed doubles quarters at Australian Open 5 days ago

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and Leander Paes carved out contrasting wins with different partners to reach the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Australian Open tennis tournament here on Monday. Top seeds Sania and her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares edged past Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez 7-5 6-7 (3) 10-8 before seventh seeds...
  • Major Mukund Varadarajan, Naik Neeraj Singh posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh, the two Army personnel who laid down their lives combating terrorists in Kashmir Valley, were on Monday awarded posthumously the highest peacetime military honour, the Ashok Chakra, by President Pranab Mukherjee. The families of Major Varadarajan and Naik Singh, who showed...
  • Watch: The Republic of India, then and now 5 days ago

    What does the Republic Day mean to us today? A National holiday. A dry day. A day to laze around. Maybe a day to buy a few flags and put it all round your house or on the dashboard of your car. This may not be true for all of...
  • Chemistry between Modi, Obama steals show on Day 1 of US President's visit to India 5 days ago

    The chemistry between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stole the show on Day 1 of the three-day historic trip to India. Sidestepping protocol, Modi received President Barack and US First Lady Michelle Obama at the airport. The day also witnessed plenty of hugs, some chai pe...
  • India's military might on display at 66th Republic Day celebrations; as it happened 5 days ago

    India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as the special guest of the ceremonial parade. Obama is the first American President to be the chief guest at the parade. ...
  • I raise a toast to Indo-US friendship: Barack Obama 5 days ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee hosted US President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama at a banquet at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday evening . Praising PM Modi, Obama said, "He is tough and also has style. A US newspaper once called Modi a 'fashion icon'. I was thinking about wearing...
  • I want to wear a Modi Kurta, says US President 5 days ago

    New Delhi: I wanted to wear a 'Modi kurta,' said US President Barack Obama as he raised a toast at the banquet hosted in his honour by President Pranab Mukherjee. As he started his speech, Mr. Obama said, "We feel your friendship, 'dosti' and I am deeply honoured." He recalled a headline...
  • Barack Obama to witness India's military might, cultural diversity at the 66th Republic Day parade 5 days ago

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as its chief guest. He is the first US President to be the chief guest at the parade. On January 26, 1950, the Indian Constitution came into force. The ceremonial Republic Day parade to...
  • Honoured Michelle Obama wore my designed dress: Bibhu Mohapatra 5 days ago

    CNN-IBN spoke to Michelle Obama's favourite designer Bibhu Mohapatra. "I do not feel designing for the first lady is stressful. I am honoured Michelle wore the dress for this crucial visit," said Bibhu Mohapatra. ...
  • As it happened: Australia vs India, Tri-series 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) India's tour Down Under has gone from bad to worse as the visitors have lost all their matches so far in the Carlton Mid tri-series. Consequently, the match on Monday against Australia at the SCG turns out be a...
  • Watch: Day 2 of the India-US dialogues 5 days ago

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 2 of the dialogue, leaders and experts from both the countries discussed the past and future of Indo-US relationship is being...
  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi reveal nuclear breakthrough aimed at lasting strategic ties 5 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a deal aimed at unlocking billions of dollars in nuclear trade and deepening defence ties, steps both sides hope will help establish an enduring strategic partnership. India and the US struck a deal that could open the door for...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 5 days ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India for Republic Day. He also in conversation with 'Barack Obama'. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: It's time for India to move from out sourcing to right sourcing, says Anand Mahindra 5 days ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said, "Trade and investment could be looked at as an ambassador to global peace in the era of terror." In the lead up to US President's historic second visit to India; The Observer...
  • The India-US dialogues: Clean air, water, energy India's priorities for sustainable development, says Javadekar 5 days ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Union Environment and Forest minister Prakash Javadekar said, "The Modi government is committed to passionate strong and transparent action on emission reduction & renewable energy. We'll walk our own path on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions but if technology...
  • Modi-Obama meet: Moments of strengthening friendship 5 days ago

    The chemistry between US President Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi was on show once again with the two world leaders addressing each other by first name during the joint statement. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Jayant Sinha shares 3-key mantras for Indo-US cooperation 5 days ago

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Minister of States at Railways Jayant Sinha said, "Innovate in India, manufacture in India and invest in India are the three-key mantras for Indo-US cooperation". In the lead up to US President's historic second visit to India; The...
  • It is big acknowledgement: Michelle Obama Indian-American dress designer 5 days ago

    The dress Michelle Obama wore was designed by Indian American designer Bibhu Mohapatra. 42-year-old Mohapatra hails from Odisha and he previously dressed Michelle when she appeared on 'The Tonight Show'. ...