INDIA

  • Terrorism a 'principal' global threat: PM Modi 38 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 43 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 1 hour 50 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' 2 hours 5 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 2 hours 11 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 2 hours 19 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' 2 hours 26 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 2 hours 28 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 2 hours 31 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 2 hours 35 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 2 hours 50 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 2 hours 58 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 3 hours 12 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 3 hours 37 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 3 hours 41 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 3 hours 43 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 3 hours 58 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 4 hours 13 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 4 hours 16 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 4 hours 44 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 4 hours 49 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 4 hours 58 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...
  • Barack Obama pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi 5 hours 5 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 Rajghat soon after his arrival on a three-day visit. Obama placed a wreath at Gandhi's memorial and bowed before the Samadhi with...
  • Ishant, Jadeja in line to return for must-win Australia clash 5 hours 8 minutes ago

    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 must-win game for them. Bowling let India down in the first match,...
  • Obama to witness India's military might, cultural diversity 5 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India on 26 January will celebrate its 66th Republic Day, showcasing before the chief guest US President Barack Obama and the world its military might and cultural diversity with a splendid display of land and naval weaponry, fighter and reconnaissance aircraft. With "Women's Empowerment" being the theme of 2015's...
  • Obama-Modi hold talks on civil nuclear deal and a range of issues 5 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Sunday held talks on a range of crucial issues, including removing hurdles in operationalising the long-stalled civil nuclear agreement and enhancing ties in defence, trade and commerce and climate change. Officials said "progress has been made" on the nuclear...
  • In pics: Barack Obama plants a sapling at Rajghat 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama on Sunday planted a sapling at Rajghat after laying the wreath at father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi's memorial. ...
  • A great honour to be in India: Barack Obama to CNN IBN 6 hours 28 minutes ago

    Elated by the grand Guard of Honour, US President Barack Barack Obama said that "It is a great honour, I am so grateful to be here." Obama also received a 21-gun salute at the President House forecourt. ...
  • In pics: Rashtrapati Bhavan rolls out the red carpet for Barack Obama 6 hours 29 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama was accorded a ceremonial red carpet welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday. Obama was welcomed by President Pranab Mukherjee. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who received the Obamas at the airport earlier, was present along with key ministers. ...
  • MS Dhoni speaks on IPL scam, doesn't expect speculation to stop 7 hours 13 minutes ago

    Sydney: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni finally broke his silence over the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Sunday, saying that he does not expect the speculation around his name to stop anytime soon despite nothing concrete coming up against him. Dhoni, who captains Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, has...