INDIA

  • Chemistry between Modi, Obama steals show on Day 1 of US President's visit to India 1 hour 3 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...
  • Live: India's military might on display at 66th Republic Day celebrations 1 hour 5 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. ...
  • I want to wear a Modi Kurta, says US President 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: I wanted to wear a 'Modi kurta,' said US President Barack Obama as he raised a toast at the banquet hosted in his honour by President Pranab Mukherjee. As he started his speech, Mr. Obama said, "We feel your friendship, 'dosti' and I am deeply honoured." He recalled a headline...
  • Barack Obama to witness India's military might, cultural diversity at the 66th Republic Day parade 2 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as its chief guest. He is the first US President to be the chief guest at the parade. On January 26, 1950, the Indian Constitution came into force. The ceremonial Republic Day parade to...
  • Honoured Michelle Obama wore my designed dress: Bibhu Mohapatra 3 hours 3 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN spoke to Michelle Obama's favourite designer Bibhu Mohapatra. "I do not feel designing for the first lady is stressful. I am honoured Michelle wore the dress for this crucial visit," said Bibhu Mohapatra. ...
  • Live Score, Ind vs Aus: Rain stops play at SCG 3 hours 9 minutes ago

    (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 10 hours 10 minutes 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 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 10 hours 29 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 30 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 54 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 7 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 9 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 11 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 24 minutes ago

    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' 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 39 minutes ago

    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? 11 hours 45 minutes ago

    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 11 hours 55 minutes ago

    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 12 hours 23 minutes ago

    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 12 hours 43 minutes ago

    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 12 hours 47 minutes ago

    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 13 hours 14 minutes ago

    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 13 hours 26 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 2 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 22 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 30 minutes ago

    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 15 hours 7 minutes ago

    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 15 hours 12 minutes ago

    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 16 hours 20 minutes ago

    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' 16 hours 35 minutes ago

    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...