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  • Jayalalithaa writes to PM for Digital Addressable System licence to TACTV July 5, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to secure Digital Addressable System (DAS) licence for the state run TV Cable Corporation that was pending with the Centre for about three years. In a letter to Modi, the contents...
  • Delhi's GB Road sex workers to finally get new address July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: This surely is an instance of better late than never - in this case, all of 48 years. The infamous "GB Road" address on the voter identity cards of Delhi's sex workers had stripped away their dignity and made them a subject of humiliation and ignominy. This will...
  • Develop habit of visiting Assembly library, maintain decorum of the House: Sumitra Mahajan June 29, 2014

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday said legislators should develop a habit of visiting Assembly and Parliament libraries and also pressed that they should maintain decorum of the House. "It is very essential for the members of the House to visit Assembly library and read records of old debates on...
  • President's address compilation of poll slogans: CPM June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday termed the president's address to the joint session of parliament a "compilation of election slogans" of the BJP. "The president's speech is a compilation of all slogans of BJP's election campaign. You can also rehash the election manifesto, but how would you achieve...
  • PDP has vision to address aspirations of J&K people: Mufti Mohammad Sayeed June 3, 2014

    Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said it has a vision to address aspirations of people from all regions and sub-regions of the state. "PDP has a vision to address aspirations of (people from) all regions and sub-regions of the state," PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said while addressing two separate...
  • Bats, birds to greet Manmohan Singh at new address May 25, 2014

    When Manmohan Singh takes up residence at his new Motilal Nehru Place address on Monday, he will be greeted by hundreds of bats and several other species of birds and mammals who are the old inhabitants of the property. Situated on a sprawling three-acre plot in the heart of Lutyens Zone,...
  • Obama lays out go-it-alone approach in State of Union speech January 29, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Wednesday gave his sixth State of the Union address saying that China is no longer world's number one place to invest, US is. He said that the US economy is poised for breakthrough. Obama urged Congress to work together on an overhaul, but he tempered...
  • Yahoo accepting requests for inactive email IDs July 16, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo is allowing people to place claims on inactive email addresses that are being given a second life. The opportunity to request the identifications began Monday and will extend through August 7. Up to five different names can be submitted at http://wishlist.yahoo.com . Yahoo Inc. says a substantial number of...
  • Delhi : Transport Minister orders inquiry into fake bus licence racket April 8, 2013

    Delhi: The Delhi government has ordered an inquiry into an IBN7 sting operation showing private bus drivers procuring licences based on fake addresses. Delhi Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami said, "We will take strict action against those who are found guilty, even if they are people of the transport department. I...
  • Modi is selling himself as development champion: Bhupendra Chaubey April 8, 2013

    CNN-IBN's national bureau chief Bhupendra Chaubey joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Modi's address to FICCI Ladies Organisation. Q. Modi did not had any relevant data on his women empowerment schemes. Is this just another political stunt, taking an alternative route of speaking at a national...
  • Delhi government orders inquiry into fake bus licence racket April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has ordered an inquiry into an IBN7 sting operation showing private bus drivers procuring licences based on fake addresses. The Delhi transport secretary said, "The story shows how touts are doing this, we need to check if and how many officials are involved." CNN-IBN's sister channel...
  • Modi to address FICCI's women's wing meet today April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual general body meeting of the ladies' wing of industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday. Modi will speak on the topic "Unleash the entrepreneur within; exploring new avenues", a FICCI official said. The Gujarat...
  • Rahul takes India Inc on board on route to 2014: AK Bhattacharya April 4, 2013

    Rahul Gandhi's address at CII, aimed at the captains of Indian industry, did not touch upon specific policy measures that may benefit the industry but instead charted out his broader vision of an India where growth and prosperity are inclusive. How much will it assuage the worries of the industry...
  • Pope Francis appeals for end to Korea tensions March 31, 2013

    Vatican City: Pope Francis, appearing before more than 250,000 people for his first Easter Sunday address, called for world peace, respect for the environment and a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean peninsula. In his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message, he also appealed for...
  • Show mercy, don't rush to condemn, new Pope urges March 17, 2013

    Vatican City: Pope Francis, speaking to an overflow crowd of more than 150,000 in St Peter's Square, urged the world on Sunday to be more forgiving and merciful and not so quick to condemn other people's failures. "A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just,"...
  • Modi should have been allowed to speak once he was invited at Wharton: Aakar Patel March 7, 2013

    Columnist Aakar Patel shared his perspective on the Wharton address controversy and whether Narendra Modi was targeted unfairly. Q. Hi Aakar ji, I am huge fan of your article and you as columnist. My Question is if Modi is targeted it will lead to counter productive and Modi get more mileage...
  • Oprah Winfrey to deliver commencement address at Harvard March 6, 2013

    Oprah Winfrey is headed to Harvard to deliver the commencement address. The school announced the news on the Harvard Gazette Website. Oprah's speech on May 30 will mark the 362nd graduation ceremony at the Ivy League Institution. ...
  • USA drafts backup immigration plan, Republicans oppose February 18, 2013

    Washington: The White House is drafting a backup immigration reform plan in case a bipartisan congressional committee working on a bill fails, an Obama Administration official said on Sunday, though a key Republican said the president's plan would be "dead on arrival" on Capitol Hill. White House Chief of staff Denis...
  • Americans deserve to know more about drone war: Obama February 15, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama on February 14 promised to be more forthcoming with the American public on his administration's campaign of lethal drone strikes amid criticism over the targeting of suspected US terrorism suspects abroad. Obama, under pressure from the left and right to allow greater scrutiny of the secret...
  • Obama tells N Korea to meet international obligations February 13, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama today warned both North Korea and Iran to meet the international obligations regarding their controversial nuclear programme or else face isolation and action. In his first State of the Union Address of his second term, Obama termed the nuclear explosion of North Korea as "provocative"...
  • Consensus for more checks for gun buyers: Barack Obama February 13, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama is emphasizing the need for more background checks for gun buyers in his State of the Union address, saying that overwhelming majorities of Americans favor the proposal as a way to keep firearms from criminals. Obama said February 12 night that senators from both parties are working...
  • Obama doesn't budge on his offer of cuts, taxes February 13, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama is telling congressional Republicans that he is still willing to reduce the deficit but only with a mix of increased taxes and reduced spending, an offer he made during budget talks that collapsed at the end of last year. Republicans say they reject raising more tax...
  • Barack Obama pushes for stronger economy, growth February 13, 2013

    US President Barack Obama delivered his second State of the Union address on a positive note. While speaking of a resurgent America, he said that it was time to bring more manufacturing jobs to US shores, which got a shout-out from Apple CEO Tim Cooks in the audience. ...
  • Obama calls North Korea nuclear test a 'provocation' February 13, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama says North Korea will only achieve the security and prosperity it seeks by meeting its international obligations, not by conducting nuclear tests. Obama called Tuesday's nuclear test by Pyongyang a "provocation" and said it will only serve to further isolate North Korea from the rest...
  • Obama calls al Qaeda 'shadow of former self' February 13, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama says al Qaeda is a "shadow of its former self," and does not pose the kind of threat to America that requires tens of thousands of US troops to fight abroad. In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, the president said US troops...
  • Full text: Obama's State of the Union address February 13, 2013

    The text of US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, released by the White House as prepared for delivery: Mr Speaker, Mr Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F Kennedy declared to this chamber that "the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners...
  • Obama presses for jobs in his first State of the Union address February 13, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama declared the nation is unquestionably stronger on Tuesday night in in his first State of the Union address since winning re-election, though he conceded America's economic revival is an "unfinished task". He challenged a deeply divided Congress to compromise in the country's interest on ways...
  • Watch: President's address to the nation on R-Day eve January 25, 2013

    In his address to the nation on the eve of 64th Republic Day, President Pranab Mukherjee said in the recent past, serious atrocities on the Line of Control on Indian troops have been seen, an apparent reference to the beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistan Army. ...
  • Full text: Address by President on Republic Day eve January 25, 2013

    My Fellow Citizens: On the eve of our 64th Republic Day, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special greetings to members of our armed forces, paramilitary forces and internal security forces. India has changed more in last six decades than in six previous...
  • Defying labels: Infosys Prize 2012 winner Professor Amit Chaudhuri January 2, 2013

    Kolkata: A novelist, poet, literary critic and musician - Amit Chaudhuri is a man who defies labels. He was 13 when his poems were first published but strangely he was a shy poet. "I for one was not cool at all. I hated school and was miserable there but I...