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  • Ebola: Rising call for ban on travel from West Africa to US 4 days ago

    Washington: Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government's ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the US from the West African outbreak zone. The White House said other measures are more effective. The administration spent the day trying anew to tamp...
  • Canada offers to partner India in 'housing for all' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Canada on Wednesday expressed interest in participating in India's ambitious programmes of 'Housing for All' and building 100 'smart cities' and offered its technology in this regard. The offer was made by visiting Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast during his meeting with Urban Development and Housing and...
  • Housing demand to pick up in 6-8 months: Report 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Housing sales have remained lower than expected so far during the current festival season mainly due to high interest rates and the demand is likely to pick up only in the next 6-8 months, according to a report by Knight Frank and Ficci. Property consultant Knight Frank and...
  • Sahara eyes hedge fund support to secure Subrata Roy's release: Report October 12, 2014

    London: Sahara group is believed to be working on an over $1 billion debt refinancing deal with two American hedge funds for raising funds to secure release of its jailed chief Subrata Roy, a media report said on Sunday. The two funds would become financiers for over $1 billion (Rs 6,000...
  • 2010 housing scheme: Delhi HC seeks CCI response on DDA's plea October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought a response of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on a plea by DDA seeking a stay on the probe against its officials in connection with delay in handing over of a flat to an allotee under its 2010 housing scheme. Delhi...
  • Sothebys auctions Indian and Islamic art work in London October 9, 2014

    London: The Auction House Sothebys of London held its inaugural 'Indian and Islamic Art week' putting on display a high profile series of Public exhibitions and auctions from October 3 to October 8. The exhibition was divided into three areas - the Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art, Art of...
  • DDA extends new housing scheme submission dateline to October 15 October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After receiving an overwhelming response to its new housing scheme and due to intervening festive season, DDA has extended the last date of submission of application form to October 15, a senior official of the housing authority said on Wednesday. The 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014', offering over 25,000 flats...
  • White House rejects Netanyahu's criticism with withering response October 7, 2014

    Washington: The White House rejected criticism from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a withering response on Monday, accusing him of refusing to acknowledge how much help the United States has been to Israel over the years. Long-time strained relations between President Barack Obama and Netanyahu appeared to widen further after...
  • DDA makes website disabled-friendly; to gear up for draw time October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Online visitors with partial or complete visual impairment can now easily access Delhi Development Authority's official website as the portal has been made disabled-friendly. The new features were added a few weeks after the launch of 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014'. The urban body's website has so far received...
  • Residents in flood-hit zone asked to guard agst house collapse October 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday asked residents in flood-affected areas of Kashmir to carefully observe their houses over the next three months as there was a possibility of earth sinking due to movement of water under soil. "There is a possibility of earth sinking due to movement of water under the soil.The...
  • 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,...
  • Obama, Modi meet reflects depth of strong Indo-US ties: White House October 2, 2014

    Washington: Meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflects the "depth of strong relationship" between the two democracies of the world and their leaders, the White House has said. Modi wounded up his five-day-long visit and returned home "thanking America" and saying, it was a "successful...
  • Looking forward to turn vision of our partnership into a lasting reality: Modi's note in Visitor's Book of White House October 1, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left the US after his five-day trip, expressed hope of working with President Barack Obama. Modi even wrote about his experience in the Visitor's Book of the White House. Modi wrote, "I look forward to working with President Obama to unite the people of our...
  • Excited NRIs stand outside Blair House to catch PM Modi's glimpse September 30, 2014

    Excited NRIs stood outside 190-year-old Blair House, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staying, to catch his glimpse. Modi is on a five-day trip to US and has arrived in Washington on Monday. Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the last one to stay at the guest house. ...
  • Began my career in an export house in Delhi, says Tommy Hilfiger September 30, 2014

    World famous American designer Tommy Hilfiger has a deep connection with India. Over three decades ago, Hilfiger started his career in an export house in Delhi. He got funding to start the Tommy Hilfiger brand from the Indian Murjani Group. Hilfiger tells CNBC-TV18 about his journey and much more. ...
  • Saffron basmati rice, goat cheese and baby bell peppers, mango creme brulee: The menu at Barack Obama's private dinner for Narendra Modi at the White House September 30, 2014

    The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been observing Navratri fasts on his US trip. It was earlier reported that Barack Obama's private dinner in honour of Narendra Modi at the White House may include all vegetarian dishes and non-alcoholic drinks.The dinner menu wasn't entirely a vegetarian affair. Crisped Halibut...
  • In pics: US President Barack Obama hosts private dinner for PM Modi September 30, 2014

    On the last leg of his five-day US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington for a private dinner on Tuesday. This was the first meeting between the two leaders and continued for nearly 90 minutes in the Blue Room of the...
  • Modi, Obama meet for dinner at White House, exchange anecdotes about first few days in office September 30, 2014

    Washington: On the last leg of his five-day US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington for a private dinner on Monday night. This was the first meeting between the two leaders and continued for nearly 90 minutes in the Blue Room...
  • Can't recall such enthusiastic gathering outside White House: Indo-US analyst September 30, 2014

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets US President Barack Obama in Washington's White House a good number of Indian-Americans have gathered outside the presidential house to catch a glimpse of PM. ...
  • Indian-Americans wait outside White House to catch a glimpse of PM Modi September 30, 2014

    An good number on Indian-Americans are waiting outside the White House to catch a glimpse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. US President Barack Obama has hosted a private dinner for the PM. ...
  • 'Chalein saath saath: Forward together we go', US tells India September 30, 2014

    Washington: Once shunned by America, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the guest of honour at a private dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama ahead of their formal summit on Tuesday to reset stalled India-US relations. As Modi, fasting for the Hindu festival of Navratri, sat down with Obama in...
  • PM Modi's grand reception in New York reflects deep cultural ties: White House September 30, 2014

    Washington: The "rock-star" treatment given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the prestigious Madison Square Garden by some 20,000 Indian-American people is the reflective of the "deep cultural ties" between the two countries, the White House has said. "I think the strong turnout at that event and the enthusiastic reaction highlights...
  • Indian-Americans treat performers outside White House with samosas September 30, 2014

    As US President Barack Obama hosts private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, the people performing outside White House were treated with Indian delicacies like Samosa and vada. ...
  • Festival-like ambience outside White House as Obama hosts dinner for Modi September 30, 2014

    Indian Americans thronged White House ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with US President Barack Obama. They danced, they sang, they reveled as they waited to have a glimpse of their PM. ...
  • Barack Obama hosts dinner for Narendra Modi, Michelle gives it a miss September 30, 2014

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Tuesday hosted a private dinner for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington, ahead of their summit level talks. Modi was welcomed by Obama who greeted him in Gujarati, "Kem Chho?" (how are you?), the mother tongue of the Prime Minister. Set in...
  • Watch: Gujaratis perform Garba outside White House as they wait to catch Modi's glimpse September 30, 2014

    While US President Barack Obama hosted private dinner for PM Narendra Modi, garba dancers performed outside the White House as they waited to get a glimpse of Modi. ...
  • Bombay HC to set up inquiry into allotment of flats from CM's quota September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday said that it will initiate inquiry by a retired High Court judge into the alleged illegal allotment of flats under the Chief Minister's quota. The division bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka asked the Advocate General to consult the registry and come up...
  • PM Modi enjoys immunity, cannot be issued summons, says US as India slams court order September 26, 2014

    New York: Visiting heads of State not only enjoy immunity from American lawsuits but also they cannot be personally served or handed court summons, the US said on Friday, a day after a court issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 communal violence...
  • Hinduja brothers presented Lifetime Achievement Award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IEBF), was presented to the Hinduja brothers at the event which was hosted...
  • Photos: Blair House, the US President's guest house in Washington where Modi will stay September 23, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will stay at the US President's guest house, the 190-year-old Blair House, when he travels to Washington on September 29. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the last one to stay at the guest house. "Built as a private home in 1824, Blair House has...