INDIA

  • Gushtaba, Rogan Josh, Galauti kebabs for Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan banquet 13 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 33 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 37 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 1 hour 4 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 1 hour 16 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 1 hour 52 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 2 hours 12 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 2 hours 21 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 2 hours 58 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 3 hours 3 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 4 hours 10 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' 4 hours 26 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...
  • PM Modi gifts Obama copy of US telegram to Constituent Assembly 4 hours 31 minutes ago

    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 4 hours 40 minutes ago

    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' 4 hours 46 minutes ago

    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 4 hours 49 minutes ago

    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 4 hours 51 minutes ago

    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,...
  • Red carpet rolled out for US President at Palam airport 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    Red carpet rolled out for US President at Palam airport on Sunday. Amidst high security Obama and his wife will be driven to hotel ITC Maurya. ...
  • Strict measures ahead of Barack Obama's three-day visit 5 hours 10 minutes ago

    Security is very tight in the capital ahead of Obama's visit. Security is very tight in the capital ahead of Obama's visit. Sources say extra caution is being taken as inputs say terrorists may try infiltrate using fake ids. ...
  • Indo-US Dialogue: Mahindra, Prabhu, Javadekar ask America to treat India as an equal partner, talk about huge potentials 5 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delivering a Special Address at the Indo-US dialogue organized by the Network 18 & Observer Research Foundation (ORF) Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said that world's oldest democracy America and the world's largest democracy India have a lot in common. Emphasizing on the cherished values of freedom and...
  • American media largely ignores Obama's India visit, some give cursory coverage 5 hours 32 minutes ago

    Washington: Indian media has been covering the US President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama's visit to India non-stop. Indeed, it is one of the biggest media events of the New Year. But, the American media has largely ignored Obama's visit to India to be the chief guest...
  • Dog takes a stroll at Rashtrapati Bhawan just before Obama's guard of honour 5 hours 57 minutes ago

    A dog caught on camera at the Rashtrapati Bhavan just before US President Barack Obama's guard of honour. ...
  • HIL: Great to earn first win, says Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson 6 hours 1 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson said Sunday that it was great to get a win under their belt after they lost the Hockey India League opener. The Rays lost the opening match of the tournament 3-6 to Kalinga Lancers in Bhubaneswar Thursday but came back strongly to defeat Dabang Mumbai...
  • Kashmir's 'Nadru ke Goolar', Bengal's 'Mahi Sarson' for Obama lunch 6 hours 3 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A mix of vegetarian and non-veg delicacies, from Jammu and Kashmir's 'Nadru Ke Goolar' to West Bengal's 'Mahi Sarson' on Sunday were served at the lunch hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in honour of visiting US President Barack Obama. There were two separate menus at the lunch which...
  • India, US achieve breakthrough in operationalising Nuclear deal 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India and the US on Sunday achieved a breakthrough in operationalisation of the stalled nuclear deal in a major outcome of the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama. It is understood that the breakthrough was achieved over one-on-one talks between the two leaders over tea....
  • Barack Obama, PM Modi to address CEOs on Monday 6 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Trade and economic issues, including visa, totalisation pact and impediments hampering investments, are likely to figure at Monday's US-India CEO Forum meeting, which will be jointly addressed by visiting US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...
  • Modi, Obama hold walk the talk, chai pe charcha at Hyderabad House 6 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Cartoon of the day: Barack Obama warns Pakistan against shielding terrorists 7 hours 4 minutes ago

    In a stern message to Pakistan, US President Barack Obama has said the safe havens of terrorism within that country "not acceptable" and that those behind the Mumbai attack must face justice. ...
  • Obama visit: Wing Commander Puja Thakur becomes the first woman officer to lead guard of honour 7 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a first, a woman officer from the Indian Air Force, Wing Commander Puja Thakur led the ceremonial guard of honour for US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. Thakur was seen giving commands, which was followed by the national anthems of the US and India. The...
  • Obama pays tributes to Mahatma, calls him rare gift to world 7 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama, who has often talked about the influence of Mahatma Gandhi on his life, on Sunday paid homage to the 'apostle of peace' at the Rajghat memorial here describing his spirit as a "rare gift" to the world. The American President placed a wreath, showered rose...