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  • Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invites American companies to invest in Indian manufacturing sector 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Union Telecom and Information Techonology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invited the American companies to set up their manufacturing units in India. Speaking at the Indo-US dialogue organized by the Network 18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi to mark the visit of the US...
  • Indo-US dialogue: Highlights of Day 2 5 days ago

    The two day seminar which will discuss the past and future of Indo-US relationship is being attended by some of the top policymakers from both India and America. ...
  • I myself wanted to wear 'Modi Kurta' tonight, says Obama at President's banquet 5 days ago

    US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama on Sunday arrived in Delhi on a three-day visit. He was received by PM Modi at the airport....
  • Barack Obama to reach India today, preparations in full swing 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The countdown has begun for the much-awaited visit of US President Barack Obama along with US First Lady Michelle Obama to India. President Obama is the chief guest of the 66th Republic Day, making him the first US President to attend the parade. Obama, who...
  • Obama in India - Politics aside, geopolitical, strategic & economic compulsions pushing Indo-US leaders closer 5 days ago

    Atlanta: The political contrast couldn't be starker. The Obama presidency enters its last two years in office with opposition Republicans firmly in control of both chambers of Congress, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi fine tunes the course of his eight-month old administration, still buoyed by one of the largest...
  • Watch: Day 1 of the India-US dialogues 5 days ago

    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 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Civil Nuclear Cooperation agreement, trade, and defence between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss trade ties 5 days ago

    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 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the trade ties between India and US. ...
  • Indo-US Dialogue: 'Modi and Obama can take it to newer and greater heights' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The inaugural session of the Indo-US dialogue jointly organised by the Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable of taking the relationship to a newer and greater...
  • The India-US dialogues: Indian, US bureaucracies must match leaders' dynamism to achieve trading benefits 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Praising the Modi government's trade initiatives with United States, former US assistant secretary of defence Vikram Singh on Saturday said the high energy level in US and India means the countries will continue to make progress on high priority issues. The bilateral trade between India and US has picked...
  • The India-US dialogues: Aspire for joint development in defence 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Emphasising the growth in defence cooperation between India and US, former US assistance secretary Vikram Singh on Saturday said defence cooperation happens at three levels - the strong leadership, people to take the deals forward and public and private sector partnership. While talking about US plans about Asia,...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Defence ties 5 days ago

    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 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Defence ties between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Commitment necessary to operationalise the civil nuclear cooperation 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Pointing at the possibilities of the prospective Indo-US nuclear deal, former Indian ambassador to US and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday emphasised on the commitments to take the relationship between the two countries forward and operationalising the civil nuclear cooperation. The former ambassador also lauded former US President...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Civil Nuclear Cooperation deal 5 days ago

    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 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Civil Nuclear Cooperation agreement between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation a political challenge, says Peter Tichansky 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Indo-US renewable energy cooperation is a political challenge, according to American expert Peter Tichansky. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Tichansky on Saturday said, "In Indo-US renewable energy cooperation, a political challenge more than an engineering one." "Defence, insurance, cyber security, medical and construction...
  • The India-US dialogues: Modi government working with Americans, says C Raja Mohan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), C Raja Mohan praised the Narendra Modi government for working closely with the Americans. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Raja Mohan said, "Previous government hesitated to be seen working with Americans but the...
  • The India-US dialogues: Rick Rossow says Bill Clinton wanted India to be nuke-free but ties have changed now 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Rick Rossow of Centre for Strategic and International Studies on Saturday said that India and USA have moved forward in their relationship in the last few years. While discussing the civil nuclear deals between India and USA, Rossow said, "Bill Clinton wanted India to give up nuclear weapons...
  • HIL: Barry Middleton's brace for Ranchi Rays sinks Dabang Mumbai 5 days ago

    Mumbai: England's Barry Middleton scored twice in the third quarter, to pilot Ranchi Rays to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Dabang Mumbai in the Hockey India League encounter at the Mahindra Stadium here on Saturday. Mumbai took the lead through their Belgian forward Tom Boon in the 8th minute of the...
  • Weak bowling attack India's biggest World Cup concern: Kirti Azad 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Former India cricketer and member of the victorious World Cup team of 1983, Kirti Azad Saturday said with the present bowling line-up reigning champions India will suffer badly at the upcoming quadrennial event starting Feb 14. "With the kind of bowling line-up we have, we have to suffer," Azad told...
  • Shiv Kapur and Jeev tied 38th, Branden Grace wins Qatar Masters 5 days ago

    Doha: Shiv Kapur and Jeev Milkha Singh finished in a tie for 38th place even as Branden Grace produced a stunning eagle on 16th and a closing birdie to grab the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters golf tournament here on Saturday. Kapur, who was inside top-10 after the first day, shot one-over...
  • The India-US dialogues: Vajpayee changed US-India relationship, says Rakesh Sood 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former ambassador and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday praised former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for transforming the Indo-US relationship. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Sood said, "PM Vajpayee changed US-India relationship from 'estranged democracies' to 'natural allies'." On the nuclear deal...
  • The India-US Dialogues: Important points of Day 1 5 days ago

    New Delhi: United States President Barack Obama is on his way to New Delhi. It is the first time when India has invited a US President to be the chief guest at the Republic Day function and it will be the first time a sitting US President has visited India...
  • Not everyone in Pakistan is a terrorist, says Rajnath Singh 5 days ago

    Haridwar: Voices against terrorism do rise from time to time in Pakistan but successive governments in that country have failed to curb the scourge, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. "I don't think everyone in Pakistan is a terrorist. Voices against terrorism do rise from time to...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama cancels Agra visit 5 days ago

    The White House on Saturday confirmed the cancellation of US President Barack Obama's visit to Taj Mahal in Agra on January 27. As per the initial plan Obama was to visit Taj Mahal along with the US first lady Michelle Obama on January 27. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama takes off for 3-day visit to India 5 days ago

    US President Barack Obama with First Lady Michelle Obama on Saturday took off on Air Force One from Andrews air base for 3-day visit to India for Republic Day. ...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's new TV show to start on March 2 5 days ago

    New Delhi: '&TV', the newest entrant in the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) space, will go on air March 2, also marking the launch of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's new reality TV show 'India Poochega... Sabse Shana Kaun?' The show will be aired every Monday to Friday at 9.00 pm,...
  • Obama visit: Pollution level 'hazardous' in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A study conducted at six places US President Barack Obama is slated to visit has found that air pollution levels are three times more than Indian safety standards and nine times than the WHO limit. The study was conducted on Friday by NGO Greenpeace India at six locations, including...
  • US President Barack Obama leaves for 3-day visit to India, to reach New Delhi on Sunday 5 days ago

    Washington: United States President Barack Obama on Saturday evening left Andrews Air Force Base for his highly anticipated three-day landmark trip to India on an invitation by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Obama is accompanied by a sizable delegation that includes several top officials, as well as First Lady Michelle...
  • British PM David Cameron wishes 'partner' India on Republic Day 5 days ago

    London: UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday described the Indo-British ties as "a partnership between equals" in his special message to India ahead of the country's 65th Republic Day. "As millions of people mark this important milestone, we can reflect on the enduring and special relationship between our two nations...
  • NIA absolves Liaqat Shah of all terror charges levelled against him by Delhi Police 5 days ago

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday absolved Liaqat Shah of all terror charges levelled against him by Delhi Police Special Cell. NIA filed a chargesheet against suspected Delhi Police 'source' Sabir Khan Pathan in the case of Liaqat Shah, who was alleged to be a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist. The agency...
  • Can Pakistan break the India jinx at World Cup 2015? 5 days ago

    March 4, 1992, Sydney: India beat Pakistan by 43 runs March 9, 1996, Bangalore: India beat Pakistan by 39 runs June 8, 1999, Manchester: India beat Pakistan by 47 runs March 1, 2003, Centurion: India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets March 30, 2011, Chandigarh: India beat Pakistan by 29 runs It's anybody's guess what...