INDIA

  • President Pranab Mukherjee host 'At Home' reception for US President Obama 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Republic Day hosted 'At-Home' reception for US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on Monday evening at the decked-up Mughal Garden of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. The couple, who just hours before attended the Republic Day parade, were the centre of attention as...
  • Akhilesh Yadav regrets missing opportunity to welcome Obama in Agra 19 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday regretted missing opportunity to welcome US President Barack Obama, who was scheduled to visit the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra. "Attended the President's dinner. Missed the opportunity to welcome President @BarackObama at the Taj Mahal," Yadav wrote on Twitter. "Great to be a...
  • Critics wrote me off, says Parupalli Kashyap 24 minutes ago

    After launching the new season with an emphatic title win at the just-concluded Syed Modi International tournament, India's top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap said he needed this victory to silence his critics. The 2012 champion, Kashyap clinched his second men's singles title at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold on Sunday after...
  • Looking to improve wrestling's medal tally in Rio: Satpal Singh 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ecstatic to be named for the Padma Bhushan award, India's most decorated wrestling coach Satpal Singh says the honour has motivated him to work harder and his aim now is to improve the country's medal tally in wrestling in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Satpal, who was on Sunday named...
  • PM Modi wears bandgala suit striped with his own name 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The pinstripe bandhgala suit Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore on Sunday during his talks with US President Barack Obama in Hyderabad House had his name embroidered all over it, triggering a debate in the social media. The debate began after close-up photographs of his suit showed that his...
  • Nuclear deal figures in Obama-Sonia meeting 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The issue of operationalising the bilateral landmark civil nuclear deal and cooperation in multiple sectors between India and US were understood to have figured as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met US President Barrack Obama. A wide range of strategic affair issues came up...
  • Modi, Obama joint radio address recorded, broadcast on Tuesday 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The joint radio address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama has been recorded and will be broadcast at 8 PM on Tuesday. Modi tweeted on Monday along with a photograph showing him with Obama with a caption: "Sharing our 'Mann Ki Baat' during the recording...
  • Snapshot: Barack Obama attends Pranab Mukherjee's 'At Home' at Rashtrapati Bhavan 1 hour 37 minutes ago

    President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Chief Guest of Republic Day, US President Barack Obama, during 'At Home' reception, on 66th Republic Day celebrations, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, on Monday. ...
  • Seven layer security ring at Rajpath 1 hour 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A seven-layer security ring was thrown around the VVIP enclosure on Rajpath from where US President Barack Obama, President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with a host of other dignitaries witnessed the Republic Day parade. Areas in and around Rajpath were fortified with the deployment of nearly...
  • Pakistan media highlights Obama's India visit, nuclear deal 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani media on Monday gave extensive coverage to US President Barack Obama's visit to India, highlighting the breakthrough in the civil nuclear deal and renewal of a 10-year defence cooperation between the two countries. Obama arrived in New Delhi on Sunday and in a departure from protocol, Prime Minister...
  • India Rocks: Celebrating 66th Republic Day with music 2 hours 48 minutes ago

    As India celebrates its 66th Republic Day, we bring to you patriotic melodies that will touch your soul. ...
  • India Inc upbeat about CEOs' roundtable meet with US President Barack Obama 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the CEOs' roundtable meet, top businessmen in New Delhi on Monday expressed confidence about their meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama. In an exclusive interview to Network 18, CEO of New Silk Route Parag Saxena said, "Mood is positive; FII flows into...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama, Modi witness 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath 3 hours 27 minutes ago

    India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as the special guest of the ceremonial parade. Obama is the first American President to be the chief guest at the parade. ...
  • China ready to take partnership with India to higher level, says Xi Jinping 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    Beijing: China on Monday said that it is ready to make concerted efforts with India to lift their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership to a higher level as they pursue a great dream of national rejuvenation. Greeting India on its 66th Republic Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a message to...
  • PM Modi and Obama's bromance continues 3 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The bromance between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama continued as they chatted and enjoyed light moments during the 66th Republic Day parade. Modi received Obama at about 9:56 AM with a warm handshake and also held him by his right arm. There was a tremendous...
  • Caution needs to be exercised on India's NSG inclusion: China 4 hours 3 minutes ago

    Beijing: China on Monday extended conditional support for India's Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid but said "prudence and caution" needs to be exercised on the issue, a day after US President Barack Obama backed India's inclusion into the elite 48-member body. "We believe that such (an) inclusion should be conducive...
  • Barack Obama seen chewing gum at Republic day parade 4 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Monday was seen chewing gum at the Republic Day parade, where he was the chief guest. Pictures of the event showed him chewing gum and then removing it while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was talking to him. Though there was a lot of commentary on...
  • Live: More than 100 thousand Indian students in US show the partnership of tomorrow, says Modi 4 hours 15 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama who is on a three-day visit to New Delhi attended the Republic Day parade on Monday morning and President Pranab Mukherjee's 'At Home' reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the evening. He attending a CEO Roundtable before leaving for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday....
  • Modi-Obama chemistry grabs headlines globally 4 hours 58 minutes ago

    The bonhomie between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi grabbed headlines not just in India, but also globally. Across the border in Pakistan, Dawn carried the headline 'A bear hug to begin business', Dubai's Khaleej Times featured the headline 'After hugs, Obama irons out deals with Modi...
  • The India-US Dialogues: A Network18-ORF initiative 5 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) jointly organised an Indo-US dialogue to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India. The panelists, which included some of the top policy makers from both India and America, expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan singing national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence 5 hours 22 minutes ago

    On the 66th Republic day, actor Amitabh Bachchan sang the Indian national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence. ...
  • Match called off as rain keeps India alive in Tri-series 5 hours 41 minutes ago

    The one-day international between India and Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney was abandoned due to rain. The game could only see 16 overs in which India scored 69 for the loss of two wickets before rain stopped play. After being put into bat, India were 69 for 2...
  • Fans blast decision to move ODI from Adelaide to Sydney 5 hours 42 minutes ago

    Sydney: South Australia's cricket fans blasted the decision to move Monday's One-day International (ODI) between Australia and India to Sydney after the game was stopped because of rain. Fans took to social media to vent their frustration at Cricket Australia (CA) over the decision to move the match from Adelaide, where...
  • Keep Virat Kohli at No.3 in World Cup, says Ian Chappell 7 hours 36 minutes ago

    Sydney: Describing India's defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised them to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at number three to negate any opposition plans to bounce them out with short-pitched deliveries on lively pitches here. "India's World Cup defence is looking as...
  • India showcases cultural heritage, military prowess at Republic Day parade, gets applaud from Obama 7 hours 37 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's military prowess and achievements in different fields, state-of-the-art defence platforms, its diverse cultural and social traditions was put on diplay at the 66th Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday. US President Barack Obama was the Chief Guest of the event becoming the first American President...
  • Sania, Paes reach mixed doubles quarters at Australian Open 8 hours 39 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and Leander Paes carved out contrasting wins with different partners to reach the mixed doubles quarterfinals at the Australian Open tennis tournament here on Monday. Top seeds Sania and her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares edged past Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez 7-5 6-7 (3) 10-8 before seventh seeds...
  • Major Mukund Varadarajan, Naik Neeraj Singh posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra 8 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh, the two Army personnel who laid down their lives combating terrorists in Kashmir Valley, were on Monday awarded posthumously the highest peacetime military honour, the Ashok Chakra, by President Pranab Mukherjee. The families of Major Varadarajan and Naik Singh, who showed...
  • Watch: The Republic of India, then and now 10 hours 4 minutes ago

    What does the Republic Day mean to us today? A National holiday. A dry day. A day to laze around. Maybe a day to buy a few flags and put it all round your house or on the dashboard of your car. This may not be true for all of...
  • Chemistry between Modi, Obama steals show on Day 1 of US President's visit to India 10 hours 58 minutes ago

    The chemistry between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stole the show on Day 1 of the three-day historic trip to India. Sidestepping protocol, Modi received President Barack and US First Lady Michelle Obama at the airport. The day also witnessed plenty of hugs, some chai pe...