President Obama

  • Is the world's greatest selfie ever taken? Hint: It stars Barack Obama March 1, 2014

    Bill Nye (the Science Guy) posted a selfie of himself with President Obama and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson after attending the White House's student film festival. The extremely adorable selfie has all three men trying to squeeze into the camera frame. ...
  • Aww... White House dog 'Bo' inspects Christmas decoration December 5, 2012

    President Barack Obama's dog 'Bo' makes a final inspection of the 2012 White House Christmas decorations before 90,000 visitors come through the doors of the People's House this holiday season. Come on! You've got to admit, stuff like these evoke only one reaction... Aww... ...
  • PM's White House dinner crashers top Time 's list January 20, 2011

    Washington: The White House gate-crashers, who stole the limelight at President Barack Obama's first state dinner in honour of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November 2009, top Time magazine's list of "Top 10 Memorable State-Dinner Moments". The list released ahead of the Obamas' official state dinner Wednesday night for Chinese President...
  • Combat mission in Iraq is over, says Obama September 1, 2010

    Washington: Formally declaring that combat mission in Iraq is over US President Barack Obama has said that this milestone should serve as a message to the world that it intends to sustain and strengthen our leadership in the 21st century. "This milestone should serve as a reminder to all Americans that...
  • Obama names Arun Majumdar to key post September 19, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian American technocrat Arun Majumdar to a key administration post dealing with energy research. Majumdar will be the Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy in the US Department of Energy. A product of Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Majumdar is currently the...
  • Watch: No joke this, Obama morphed into Joker August 5, 2009

    Atlanta: An unflattering image of President Obama is making the rounds, morphing his face into the face of the arch villain "The Joker." But not everybody's laughing. ...
  • US launches massive military offensive in Afghanistan July 2, 2009

    Nawa:Thousands of US Marines poured from helicopters and armored vehicles into Taliban-controlled villages of southern Afghanistan on Thursday in the first major operation under President Barack Obama's strategy to stabilise the country. The offensive was launched shortly after 1am on Thursday local time in Helmand province, a Taliban stronghold and the...
  • With trust in Zardari waning, US woos Sharif: NYT May 2, 2009

    New York: As American confidence in the Pakistani government wanes, the Obama administration is reaching out more directly than before to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's chief rival Nawaz Sharif, the New York Times said in a report. American officials have long held Sharif at arm's length because of his close...
  • Indian American to head agro-research for Obama April 18, 2009

    Washington: President Barack Obama has named Rajiv J Shah, an Indian American scientist - who is managing a programme at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - to help the world's poor lead healthy and productive lives, to a key post. Obama intends to nominate Shah as undersecretary for research, education...
  • Did Obama really bow before the Saudi King? April 10, 2009

    New York: Terrorism a huge challenge for Obama to but as US President, there's a lot else that he have to deal with. There are questions like did he bow before Saudi King. Believe it or not, it’s become a huge talking point in America. CNN's Jeanne Moos gets you...
  • Watch: A day in the life of Obama's teleprompter March 24, 2009

    New York: When the President stumbles during a speech, often the teleprompter gets the blame. Now, the teleprompter is clearing the air with a most unusual blog. ...
  • Hillary Clinton kicks off Asian tour February 16, 2009

    Washington: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton left for Asia on Sunday, kicking off her first trip abroad as President Barack Obama's top diplomat, in an effort to build a closer relationship with four major Asian countries. Clinton will visit Japan from February 16 to 18, Indonesia from February 18...
  • Watch: Obama sets a different tone to the White House January 30, 2009

    In substance and style, President Obama is setting a very different tone from former President Bush. CNNs Samantha Hayes reports. ...
  • Obama lobbies hard for 825-bn-dollar stimulus package January 27, 2009

    Washington: Hoping to deal with the financial crisis soon, President Barack Obama is lobbying for a quick Congressional passage of his 825-billion-dollar stimulus package. "We can't afford distractions and we cannot afford delays. And that is why I look forward to signing an American recovery and re-investment plan that will put...
  • Kashmir no key to stabilising Afghanistan: Experts January 23, 2009

    Washington: While welcoming a "slightly tougher edge" to US policy towards Islamabad, a South Asia expert has said that the key to stabilising Afghanistan does not lie in having a special envoy dealing with Kashmir as part of American regional diplomacy. "US diplomacy in Islamabad could use a slightly tougher edge,"...
  • Pak, Afghanistan central front in terror war: Obama January 23, 2009

    Washington: Calling Afghanistan and Pakistan "the central fronts" in the fight against terrorism and extremism, President Barack Obama has named a special representative for the "perilous" region as part of a comprehensive strategy to combat the menace. "My administration is committed to refocusing attention and resources on Afghanistan and Pakistan and...
  • Websites to contest TV over Obama inauguration June 3, 2009

    New Delhi: The TV industry will have stiff competition from websites tonight whilst the US President-elect Barack Obama takes over as the new President of the United States of America. One of the most tech savvy president is using new media to get his inauguration to your desk...
  • In Pics: Obama invites all for inauguration January 19, 2009

    Standing at the threshold of history as the first black president of the United States, Barack Obama invited his nation to a "celebration of American renewal" for his inauguration on Tuesday. ...