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  • 'Mann Ki Baat': Full text of PM Modi and US President Barack Obama's address 37 minutes ago

    English Rendering of Transcript of the special episode of 'Mann Ki Baat': PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama share their thoughts on Radio (PM Narendra Modi): Today, Barack Obama, President of the United States, joins us in a special programme of Mann Ki Baat. For the last few months,...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with 'Barack Obama' 52 minutes ago

    In an 'exclusive' interview to CNN-IBN's Cyrus Broacha, US President Barack Obama talks about his lifestyle and relationship between India and US. ...
  • IAF's Pooja Thakur 'feels good' to be appreciated by Obama 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Surprised at receiving a compliment from Barack Obama on Tuesday, Wing Commander Pooja Thakur, who led the Inter-Service Guard of Honour inspected by the US President at Rashtrapati Bhavan, said "it feels good". Addressing a Town Hall function here this morning, Obama said the sight of "incredible" Indian women...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat': World will be more secure if US, India join around shared values, says Barack Obama 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. Speaking at the special radio programme 'Mann...
  • Satyarthi meets Obama, seeks friendship to end child slavery 2 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday met US President Barack Obama and urged him to "forge a friendship" to help liberate children from slavery and bonded labour. Obama, himself a 2009 peace prize winner, met Satyarthi for a few minutes on the sidelines of a town hall...
  • Irfan Pathan: a veteran India never had 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Mysore: It's no secret that India lacks genuine medium-pace bowling allrounders. "That's one area that makes me a bit nervous," said Duncan Fletcher, the India coach, recently. India have tried Stuart Binny in recent times, but there are few names that crop up when one draws up a list of...
  • South Africa rest AB de Villiers for final West Indies ODI 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    Hashim Amla returns to captain the Castle Lager Proteas for the fifth Momentum One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. AB de Villiers has been rested for the match, while Quinton de Kock makes a return to the line-up after a speedy recovery...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat' Live: India, US are natural partners because we have so much in common, says Modi 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address is 'special' one as he is accompanied by US President Barack Obama. Modi had himself tweeted, "This month's 'Mann Ki Baat' episode will be a special one, where our Republic Day guest @BarackObama & I will share our thoughts together. I am eagerly looking...
  • Every girl's life matters; should be treated with dignity: Barack Obama 3 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: "Every girl's life matters", US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday as he emphasised on providing safety, respect and dignity to women in the country. "As a husband and fathers and brothers, we have to step up because every girl's life matters every daughter...
  • Mumbai cricket waiting for fresh harvest 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    Last week, Tamil Nadu beat Mumbai by an innings and 44 runs in Chennai in a Ranji Trophy match. A watershed moment. True, Tamil Nadu aren't stragglers (though they haven't been top rung in recent times either), but Mumbai - no, they don't lose so big, not by an innings, not...
  • Barack Obama could not see Taj Mahal; remembers Humayun's Tomb visit 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: It was a pleasant surprise for US President Barack Obama when he spotted 16-year-old Vishal in the Town Hall gathering on Tuesday whom he had met four years ago working along with some construction workers during his visit to the Humayun's Tomb. "Just want to tell you a...
  • Confident Ranchi Rays aim to post win against Dabang Mumbai 4 hours 31 minutes ago

    Ranchi: High on confidence after holding the defending champions Delhi Waveriders to a 2-2 draw in their last encounter, Ranchi Rays will look to go for an outright win when they take on Dabang Mumbai in their Hockey India League match, on Thursday. A win here will help the Rays (7...
  • Injured Rohit Sharma unlikely to play before India's WC warm-ups 4 hours 42 minutes ago

    Perth: The Indian team management has decided not to risk injured opener Rohit Sharma for India's do-or-die cricket tri-series game against England on January 30 and also for the finals in case India happen to win their last round robin encounter in the tournament. Rohit suffered from hamstring injury during the...
  • Minority shareholders voting on Gujarat plant in 6 months: Maruti 4 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India expects to obtain minority shareholders approval on its plans to let parent Suzuki Motor Corporation own and invest in its upcoming plant in Gujarat in the next six months. The company, which had delayed seeking the approval for the same, is awaiting the amendments to...
  • HIL played a big part in Indian hockey's resurgence: Jamie Dwyer 5 hours 17 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Legendary Australian striker Jamie Dwyer feels Hockey India League (HIL) has played a "big part" in the resurgence of the game in India, a country which has a rich history of eight Olympic gold medals. "The HIL has played a big part in the recent improvement of the Indian team....
  • Barack Obama cautions against religious divide 5 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". Delivering a powerful message against religious extremism shortly...
  • 'Foolish to write off India in World Cup' 5 hours 26 minutes ago

    Former New Zealand fast bowler Geoff Allott feels it would be foolish to write off defending champions India ahead of next month's Cricket World Cup despite their pedestrian showing in the ongoing tour of Australia. Allott, who rose to fame by ending as the joint-leading wicket-taker of the 1999 World Cup,...
  • Obama hails India says 'Jai Hind' to end townhall speech 7 hours 18 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday addressed a gathering at Siri Fort townhall event. To end his speech, the US president used Hindi word 'Jai Hind' which means 'Hail India'. ...
  • Nations are more successful when their women are successful: Obama 7 hours 26 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday emphasised on the women empowerment during his townhall address. Nations are more successful when their women are successful, said Obama ...
  • Obama quotes Mahatma Gandhi, Vivekanad at townhall speech 7 hours 29 minutes ago

    Complimenting the role of Indians in the world, Obama invoked Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi in his speech. "India represents an intersection of two people who inspire me - Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi. Those two great souls are why we can gather here today. Indians & Americans...
  • 'Bahut Dhanyavad' greets Obama to town hall audience 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    In an effort to strike a chord with the common man in India, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered a well thought of speech at a townhall to focus on the Indo-US ties. Giving an Indian touch, Obama began his speech in Hindi with 'Namaste' and 'Dhanyawaad'....
  • For some, World Cup 2015 may end up as a swan song 8 hours 2 minutes ago

    Since the first edition in 1975 to the last in 2011, the cricket World Cup has always served as the biggest platform for each participating teams and their players to showcase their talent. From Clive Lloyd lifting the Cup in 1975 to Mahendra Singh Dhoni's trophy-clinching six at the Wankhede...
  • Obama's three-day India visit ends, US President flies to Saudi Arabia 8 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday afternoon left for Saudi Arabia from Palam Air Force Base in New Delhi after his India visit which lasted for a little over two days. Obama was invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the chief guest at India's 66th Republic...
  • India will succeed as long it is not splintered on religious lines: Obama 10 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Making a strong pitch for religious tolerance, US President Barack Obama today said every person has the right to practice his faith without any persecution and that India will succeed so long it is not "splintered" on religious lines. Addressing a Townhall event at the Siri Fort auditorium...
  • With 'Namaste', 'Bahut Dhanyawaad', Barack Obama strikes a chord with young India 10 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In an effort to strike a chord with the common man in India, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered a well thought of speech at a townhall to focus on the Indo-US ties. Giving an Indian touch, Obama began his speech in Hindi with 'Namaste' and 'Dhanyawaad'....
  • Lagaan's song 'O Mitwa' played at Siri Fort after Obama's townhall address at Siri Fort 10 hours 58 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama's Siri Fort address ends with an Indian touch. 'O Mitwa, Sun mitwa' from movie 'Lagaan' played at the auditorium. ...
  • Shane Watson in doubt for tri-series final 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    Allrounder Shane Watson said Tuesday he was unsure if he would be fit for Australia's one-day international final against England or India but has no intention of missing the upcoming World Cup. Watson, 33, was sidelined for Friday's win over England and the washed out game against India in Sydney on...
  • Barack Obama's important quotes at Town Hall 11 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday morning addressed a gathering at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. Here are important quotes from his 30-minute long speech. "Namaste" "Buhat Danyaaavaad" "Vivekanand started his speech then saying sisters and brothers of India, I want to do that today." "Michelle and I don't...
  • World Cup 2015: Top ten surprise packages 11 hours 51 minutes ago

    Whenever a big cricket tournament, especially a World Cup, starts, we pick our favourite players who we think will perform well in the event. Many of the top players, as expected, do well to take their teams to win matches or even win the Championship. But there are also a...