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  • Watch: George W Bush takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, dares Bill Clinton 6 days ago

    Washington: Former president George W Bush took the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Lou Gehrig's disease research, and challenged his Democratic predecessor Bill Clinton to do the same. "To you all that challenged me, I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice...
  • Lucknow rape: Forensic report contradicts police claims, says more than 1 person involved July 27, 2014

    Lucknow: In a new twist in the rape and murder of a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow, forensic report has indicated that more than one person was involved in the crime, said police sources. The latest report is contradictory to the police claims where it had ruled out...
  • Body of Lucknow gangrape victim cremated July 19, 2014

    The unfortunate victim of gangrape whose nude body was recovered from Mohanlaganj area of Lucknow after the gruesome rape and murder has been cremated on Saturday. The incident took place in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh Police is working on some leads obtained during investigations into the gruesome rape and murder. "We have...
  • Bill Clinton offers support to UP government in health services July 17, 2014

    Former US President Bill Clinton on Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and discussed various ongoing health schemes in the state. Clinton offered support to the Akhilesh government in health services through the Clinton Health Access Initiative, an official release said. UP Health Minister Ahmed Hassan and other ministers and officials were present on the...
  • After Jaipur mid-day meal kitchen, Clinton to visit a Jabrauli school in Lucknow today July 17, 2014

    Former US president Bill Clinton will visit the state capital on Thursday during which he is scheduled to take part in a student interaction in a school. Clinton will spend about two hours in Jabrauli village under Mohanlalganj tehsil of here, and is also scheduled to take part in a Clinton...
  • Bill Clinton visits 'Akshaya Patra's' kitchen, serves food to students July 16, 2014

    Former US President Bill Clinton visited the kitchen run by an NGO which provides food to a large number of children at government schools as part of the mid-day meal scheme. Clinton and his delegation were warmly received by the members of the NGO 'Akshaya Patra' at their kitchen at Jagatpura...
  • No hints from Hillary Clinton on 'The Daily Show' July 16, 2014

    New York: Hillary Rodham Clinton gave Jon Stewart no hints about whether she will run for president, but acknowledged during Tuesday's taping of "The Daily Show" that the speculation surrounding her possible candidacy has become "a cottage industry." Stewart introduced Clinton by saying, "She's here solely for one reason: to publicly...
  • Bill Clinton arrives in Jaipur, to visit Jagatpura mid-day meal kitchen tomorrow July 15, 2014

    Former US President Bill Clinton arrived in Jaipur on Tuesday. He is on a tour during which he will visit a kitchen being run for schoolchildren by an NGO. Clinton landed with his delegation at the international airport at Sanganer from where they left for a hotel amidst tight security. "Clinton is...
  • Bill Clinton to visit Jaipur mid-day meal kitchen on July 16 July 14, 2014

    Former US President Bill Clinton, who would travel to India this week, is scheduled to pay a visit to a kitchen run here by an NGO that caters food to children in government schools as part of the mid-day meal scheme that feeds over one million kids daily across the...
  • Bill Clinton to travel to India this month July 4, 2014

    New York: Former US President Bill Clinton will travel to India this month during which he is expected to visit Lucknow and Jaipur and focus on critical issues, including global health, improved access to medicines, climate change and economic development. Clinton will travel to India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and...
  • US should elect woman president as soon as possible: Michelle June 24, 2014

    Washington: The US should elect a woman as president "as soon as possible" and the country is ready for it, First Lady Michelle Obama has said. Her remarks come at a time when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is being seen as a strong 2016 presidential candidate of the Democratic...
  • We were 'dead broke' after White House, says Hillary Clinton June 9, 2014

    Washington: Hillary Rodham Clinton's family was "dead broke" and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said in an interview that aired on Monday. Republicans immediately seized on the comment and said it demonstrated that Clinton, the Democratic Party's strongest contender...
  • Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity June 8, 2014

    Winston-Salem: Maya Angelou liked to say that people will forget what you said or did in your life, but they will never forget how you made them feel. Former President Bill Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey said Saturday they were among the millions touched by Angelou's wisdom...
  • Hillary Clinton says she has 'moved on' from Lewinsky scandal June 5, 2014

    Washington: Hillary Clinton, a potential Democratic Party candidate for 2016 presidency bid, has said she has "moved on" from the Monica Lewinsky scandal that dominated her husband Bill's second term as US president. Clinton, in an interview with the People magazine released yesterday, said, "I think everybody needs to look...
  • Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton had private lunch at White House May 30, 2014

    Washington: Hillary Rodham Clinton has slipped into the White House for a private lunch with President Barack Obama. The White House is confirming the president and his former secretary of state dined, just the two of them. But aides to both are keeping the details under wraps. The White House will...
  • Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86 May 28, 2014

    Winston-Salem: Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died. She was 86. Wake Forest University announced Angelou's death in a news release Wednesday. She gained acclaim for her first book, her autobiography "I Know Why...
  • Monica Lewinsky speaks out on affair with Bill Clinton May 7, 2014

    Washington: Monica Lewinsky says there's no question her boss - Bill Clinton - "took advantage" of her when he was president. But she says their affair was consensual and if there was any abuse involved, it came afterward, when Clinton's inner circle tried to discredit her and the president's opponents used...
  • Indian-American hotelier Sant Chatwal pleads guilty to violating US election laws April 18, 2014

    New York: Indian-American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal on Thursday pleaded guilty at a court in US to violating federal election laws by using straw donors to secretly funnel money to political campaigns and will pay a million dollars to the US as part of his plea agreement. "Chatwal admitted that he...
  • US: Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech April 11, 2014

    Las Vegas: A woman was taken into federal custody after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech. The incident happened moments after Clinton took the stage on Thursday before an Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries meeting at the Mandalay...
  • Hope there isn't another Cold War: Hillary Clinton on Crimean tension March 19, 2014

    Russia annexed Crimea on Tuesday despite warnings from the United States and western allies. Hillary Clinton weighed in on the conflict between Russia and the West saying that it all boils down to a 'clash of values'. ...
  • Obama, Bush, Clinton going to South Africa next week for Mandela memorial December 7, 2013

    President Barack Obama and his two immediate predecessors, George W Bush and Bill Clinton, will all travel to South Africa to attend memorial events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African leader who died on Thursday. Obama and his wife, Michelle, will be joined on Air Force One by Bush and...
  • Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States and an Epic History of Misunderstanding November 30, 2013

    Author: Husain Haqqani The letter from the US Secretary of State should have struck a chill in the recipient's hearts. Yet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif didn't even open the envelope handed to him by the US Ambassador to Pakistan on behalf of Secy James Baker. The letter, delivered on May 14,...
  • Justin Bieber: I am happy with the man I am becoming November 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber, who has collected many detractors with his headline making antics, says he is not affected by criticism as he is happy with the man he becoming. "I know who I am and what I'm doing in my life and what I've accomplished and continue to...
  • Nelson Mandela's biopic to be screened for Barack Obama at White House November 5, 2013

    New York: The Nelson Mandela biopic 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' will get an audience from President Barack Obama, as well as a screening at the Kennedy Center hosted by Hillary Clinton. The Weinstein Company tells The Associated Press that Obama will screen the film on Thursday at the White...
  • Hillary Clinton gets early presidential backing November 4, 2013

    Hillary Rodham Clinton says she isn't in a hurry to make a decision about running again to become the first female US president. But her former Senate colleague, Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, is not waiting for her to make up her mind. Schumer endorsed Clinton for president during a...
  • Pakistan endorsed drone strikes in secret deal with US, claims reports October 24, 2013

    Notwithstanding its public denouncements against US' "unilateral" drone attacks, Pakistan approved the controversial strikes by the CIA for years under a secret deal with America, a damning media report said on Thursday. Top officials in Pakistan's government for years have secretly endorsed the programme and routinely received classified briefings on strikes...
  • US sought Sharif's help to avert Qaeda attack: document October 20, 2013

    Washington: The US sought Pakistan's help in 1998 to prevent Osama bin Laden from launching an al-Qaeda attack against it, with then President Bill Clinton asking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to personally use his influence to prevail over the Taliban in averting the imminent strike. Clinton called up Sharif from his...
  • London: Hillary Clinton fined for parking car for 45 minutes without paying October 18, 2013

    An unfazed London traffic warden has slapped an 80-pound fine on a limousine used by former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton for parking for 45 minutes without paying. The fine was put on the silver Mercedes as the 65-year- old former US first lady attended an event at a leading...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton tops Barack Obama in receiving gifts from foreign leaders August 31, 2013

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton outpaced President Barack Obama in 2012 in receiving lavish gifts from foreign leaders. Clinton received gold jewellery worth half a million dollars from King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. The State Department said the gift included a necklace bracelet, ring and earrings. The white...
  • A difference this Obama vacation: No daughters yet August 15, 2013

    Edgartown: President Barack Obama's vacation is humming along, but the family vibe is different this year. Daughters Malia and Sasha aren't with their parents. The girls are at an undisclosed summer camp, but the White House says they'll eventually join their parents. They won't say exactly when. "When they get here,...