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  • As it happened: Australia vs India, Tri-series Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) India's tour Down Under has gone from bad to worse as the visitors have lost all their matches so far in the Carlton Mid tri-series. Consequently, the match on Monday against Australia at the SCG turns out be a...
  • Watch: Day 2 of the India-US dialogues Yesterday

    In the lead up to US President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India; The Observer Research Foundation and Network18 have initiated the India-US policy dialogues. On the day 2 of the dialogue, leaders and experts from both the countries discussed the past and future of Indo-US relationship is being...
  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi reveal nuclear breakthrough aimed at lasting strategic ties Yesterday

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a deal aimed at unlocking billions of dollars in nuclear trade and deepening defence ties, steps both sides hope will help establish an enduring strategic partnership. India and the US struck a deal that could open the door for...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha Yesterday

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India for Republic Day. He also in conversation with 'Barack Obama'. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: It's time for India to move from out sourcing to right sourcing, says Anand Mahindra Yesterday

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said, "Trade and investment could be looked at as an ambassador to global peace in the era of terror." In the lead up to US President's historic second visit to India; The Observer...
  • The India-US dialogues: Clean air, water, energy India's priorities for sustainable development, says Javadekar Yesterday

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Union Environment and Forest minister Prakash Javadekar said, "The Modi government is committed to passionate strong and transparent action on emission reduction & renewable energy. We'll walk our own path on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions but if technology...
  • Modi-Obama meet: Moments of strengthening friendship Yesterday

    The chemistry between US President Barack Obama and PM Narendra Modi was on show once again with the two world leaders addressing each other by first name during the joint statement. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Jayant Sinha shares 3-key mantras for Indo-US cooperation Yesterday

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Minister of States at Railways Jayant Sinha said, "Innovate in India, manufacture in India and invest in India are the three-key mantras for Indo-US cooperation". In the lead up to US President's historic second visit to India; The...
  • It is big acknowledgement: Michelle Obama Indian-American dress designer Yesterday

    The dress Michelle Obama wore was designed by Indian American designer Bibhu Mohapatra. 42-year-old Mohapatra hails from Odisha and he previously dressed Michelle when she appeared on 'The Tonight Show'. ...
  • Experts discuss Indo-Us civil nuclear deal 'breakthrough' Yesterday

    India and the US on Sunday reached a breakthrough on the stalled civil nuclear agreement by agreeing on commercial cooperation and decided to take defence cooperation to a new level including on upgrading domestic defence industry and advanced technologies. ...
  • US, India sign pact for developing 3 smart cities in country Yesterday

    New Delhi: India on Sunday signed three agreements with the US for developing smart cities in Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam, with the government saying that the agreements would make significant contribution to building such cities in the country. The agreements were signed by the United States Trade and Development Agency...
  • Will Obama, Modi take a selfie? Yesterday

    Both Barack Obama and Narendra Modi are enthusiastic users of social media. It would be interesting to see that if the two leaders cement Indo-US ties with a symbolic selfie. ...
  • India, US ask Pakistan to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice Yesterday

    New Delhi: Identifying terrorism as a major challenge, India and the US today stressed the need for joint and concerted efforts to disrupt terror entities including LeT, D Company and the Haqqani Network and asked Pakistan to bring the perpetrators of 26/11 terror attack to justice. After his talks with...
  • Gushtaba, Rogan Josh, Galauti kebabs for Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan banquet Yesterday

    New Delhi: Rich culinary traditions from Kashmir to West Bengal were spread out in the lavish banquet in honour visiting US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. Famous signature meat preparations from the Valley, Kashmiri Gushtaba, tender meat balls made with a complex mix of spices, and aromatic Rogan...
  • Clean energy: US to place investment officer in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: To mobilise private capital in the clean energy sector, the US has agreed to place a field investment officer in India apart from hosting a series of events to overcome strategic barriers in accelerating institutional and private financing. "USAID will install a field investment officer in India this summer...
  • India, US should develop more trust to fight terror: President Pranab Mukherjee Yesterday

    New Delhi: India and the US should fight terrorism together as no country is safe from the menace, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said while sharing views of American President Barack Obama that no nation should provide safe haven to terror groups. During his meeting with the visiting US President,...
  • Man feted by Obama wants to return citation over costly education Yesterday

    Ujjain (MP): A Dalit labourer, feted by Barack Obama in Delhi in 2010 for promoting education, now wants to return the souvenir he had received from the US President to draw his attention to the plight of poor parents who cannot even afford primary education for their children. Ramdas Ahirwar (48),...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in HIL Yesterday

    Mohali: Jaypee Punjab Warriors skipper Jamie Dwyer led from the front as his team put up a clinical performance defeating Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in a Hero Hockey India league match played under biting cold conditions, here on Sunday. Down 0-1 in the first quarter, the Warriors came back strongly and looked...
  • The India-US dialogues: India could be 3rd largest economy soon, says Suresh Prabhu Yesterday

    Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Union Railways minister Suresh Prabhu said, "India and the US share many things, we have the same values. The US is world's largest economy; India could be 3rd largest economy soon". In the lead up to US President's...
  • India, US to restart talks on social security pact: PM Modi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Seeking to further strengthen bilateral economic relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India and the US will "restart" discussions on the Social Security Agreement and resume talks on Bilateral Investment Treaty. Addressing a joint press meet with US President Barack Obama, he said...
  • UP, Punjab aim to register first HIL win Yesterday

    Uttar Pradesh Wizards are all geared up to face Punjab Warriors in a Hockey India League (HIL) encounter on Monday. In their opening matches, where Wizards met Delhi Waveriders and Warriors played against Dabang Mumbai, both the teams played draws, splitting the points with their respective opponents. In the impending game on...
  • Terrorism a 'principal' global threat: PM Modi Yesterday

    New Delhi: Terming terrorism as a "principal" global threat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said there should be no distinction between terrorist groups and pressed for countries to fulfil their commitment to wipe out their safe havens and bring them to justice. He said India and the United States have...
  • India, US renew defence pact; to pursue co-production projects Yesterday

    New Delhi: Vowing to take defence ties to a "new level", India and the US on Sunday renewed their 10-year Defence Framework Agreement and agreed in principle to pursue joint development and production projects. The new framework will enhance bilateral defence partnership by stepping up joint military exercises and through more...
  • Obama-Modi joint statement: 10 important points Yesterday

    New Delhi: Just like their walk-and-talk meeting, the joint press conference of US President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Obama was peppered with informal touches, though the civil nuclear deal remained the cornerstone of their address. Obama began his address by greeting everyone in Hindi. He said, "Namaste...Pyar bhara...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama-Modi's 'walk and talk' Yesterday

    In a first of its kind meet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he along with US President Barack Obama on Sunday held a 'chai pe charcha' in the gardens of Hyderabad House. The two leaders earlier met for a working lunch and held discussions on a series of issues including...
  • PM Modi gifts Obama copy of US telegram to Constituent Assembly Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a goodwill gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gifted a piece of Indo-US history to President Barack Obama in the form of a copy of the first telegram from the United States to India's Constituent Assembly in 1946. The telegram was sent by then Acting Secretary of...
  • Special 'Kadhua' Banarasi silk saree for Michelle Obama Yesterday

    Varanasi: An exquisite hand-woven Banarasi silk saree with gold and silver threads, which took weavers three months to complete, will be presented to American First Lady Michelle Obama during her three-day visit to the country. The cream-coloured 'Kadhua' silk saree, an exclusive product of this region, was hand-woven using gold and...
  • Obama starts his address to media in Hindi; says 'Namaste! Pyar bhara namaskar' Yesterday

    New Delhi: United States President Barack Obama on Sunday evening started his address at the joint statement meet in Hindi. "Namaste! Pyar bhara namaskar," said the US President who is on a three-day visit to India. The US President also extended his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for hosting a...
  • India, US say breakthrough in civil nuclear deal achieved after Narendra Modi-Barack Obama meet Yesterday

    New Delhi: India and the US on Sunday reached a breakthrough on the stalled civil nuclear agreement by agreeing on commercial cooperation and decided to take defence cooperation to a new level including on upgrading domestic defence industry and advanced technologies. The contours of the operationalisation of the nuclear deal, which...
  • HIL: Confident Ranchi Rays set to host Delhi Waveriders Yesterday

    Ranchi: Post their electrifying win over Dabang Mumbai, Ranchi Rays look to be finding their form as they take on Delhi Waveriders in the ongoing 3rd edition of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Monday. The Sardar Singh-led Waveriders, who held Uttar Pradesh Wizards on their home turf in Lucknow,...