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  • Today I have come a full circle: Designer Ritu Beri on completing 25 years in fashion 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Ritu Beri, often called India's 'Fashion Queen', has completed 25 years in the fashion industry. The designer says her life has been a 'fairytale' and beyond her dreams and now she is keen to write "inspirational books". The designer, who was among the first Indians to storm the catwalks...
  • Hillary Clinton would be a great president: Obama November 23, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama today said Hillary Clinton would be a formidable Democratic candidate and a great president if she decided to run for the 2016 election. Clinton, the former Secretary of State and the former First Lady, is widely expected to run for the 2016 presidential election, but hasn't...
  • PM Narendra Modi had an extraordinarily successful visit: US official November 21, 2014

    Washington: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit as "extraordinarily successful", a top official in the Obama administration has said US-India relationship has come "a remarkable distance". "We've just had the extraordinarily successful visit of Prime Minister Modi here to the United States, and an agenda that is working across...
  • As Obama visits Asia, old alliances face new strains in face of China's influence November 9, 2014

    Washington/Jakarta: In November 2011, with the Arab Spring uprisings in full tilt and Europe rocked by a debt crisis, President Barack Obama flew to Asia to promote a shift of America's military, diplomatic and business assets to the region. His then Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, declared in the same...
  • Hillary Clinton praises Narendra Modi's focus on sanitation October 31, 2014

    Washington: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his focus on sanitation and cleanliness and called for more women participation for the world economy to recover quickly. "I recently met with my husband with the new prime minister of India, Prime Minister Modi. He...
  • Monica Lewinsky joins twitter October 21, 2014

    Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, has joined twitter. She described herself as a social activist and public speaker among other things. ...
  • Hillary Clinton planning lengthy campaign push this month October 3, 2014

    Washington: Hillary Rodham Clinton is hitting the campaign trail for Democrats this month. Clinton's lending her name and support in key races for Senate and governor as she considers another White House bid in 2016. The former secretary of state plans to campaign for Senate candidates in six states: Iowa, New Hampshire,...
  • In pics: PM Modi meets Hillary and Bill Clinton in New York September 30, 2014

    New York: Former US President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed Indo-US relations. The Clinton couple had a 45-minute meeting with Modi, who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • PM Modi meets Hillary and Bill Clinton in New York September 29, 2014

    New York: Former US President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed Indo-US relations. The Clinton couple had a 45-minute meeting with Modi, who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Both the Prime Minister and Swaraj warmly welcomed the...
  • It's a girl! Hillary and Bill Clinton are grandparents to little Charlotte September 28, 2014

    Washington: Hillary and Bill Clinton's only daughter Chelsea announced in the early hours Saturday on social networks that she had given birth to her first child, a baby girl called Charlotte. "Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton...
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation September 15, 2014

    Indianola: Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Iowa on Sunday to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign in 2016. Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, were to headline Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry fundraiser in rural Indianola. Sunday's...
  • Hillary Clinton says will decide White House run early 2015 September 6, 2014

    Mexico City: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton said today she would likely decide whether she will join the 2016 presidential race by the start of next year. Clinton, who lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Barack Obama in 2008, is widely expected to make another run for the White...
  • Watch: George W Bush takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, dares Bill Clinton August 21, 2014

    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 32yearold 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 Clintonon Thursday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav anddiscussed various ongoing health schemes in the state. Clinton offered support to the Akhilesh government inhealth services through the Clinton Health Access Initiative,an official release said. UP Health Minister Ahmed Hassan and other ministers andofficials were present on the...
  • After Jaipur midday meal kitchen, Clinton to visit a Jabrauli school in Lucknow today July 16, 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 midday 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 midday 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 midday 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 midday 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

    WinstonSalem: 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

    WinstonSalem: 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...