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  • India Inc upbeat about CEOs' roundtable meet with US President Barack Obama 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of the CEOs' roundtable meet, top businessmen in New Delhi on Monday expressed confidence about their meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama. In an exclusive interview to Network 18, CEO of New Silk Route Parag Saxena said, "Mood is positive; FII flows into...
  • Cartoon of the day: Obama, Modi witness 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath 1 hour 43 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. ...
  • PM Modi and Obama's bromance continues 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The bromance between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama continued as they chatted and enjoyed light moments during the 66th Republic Day parade. Modi received Obama at about 9:56 AM with a warm handshake and also held him by his right arm. There was a tremendous...
  • Several firsts on 66th Republic Day 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The 66th Republic Day celebrations on Monday were marked by many firsts. 1) It witnessed the first ever march by an all-women contingent drawn from the army, navy and air force. 2) A US President was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade for the first time. 3) The recently...
  • Caution needs to be exercised on India's NSG inclusion: China 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    Beijing: China on Monday extended conditional support for India's Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid but said "prudence and caution" needs to be exercised on the issue, a day after US President Barack Obama backed India's inclusion into the elite 48-member body. "We believe that such (an) inclusion should be conducive...
  • Live: Barack Obama, PM Modi attend Indo-US CEOs' roundtable 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    US President Barack Obama who is on a three-day visit to New Delhi attended the Republic Day parade on Monday morning and President Pranab Mukherjee's 'At Home' reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the evening. He attending a CEO Roundtable before leaving for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday....
  • Primie Minister Modi wears suit with his name printed on it thousands of times 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Our Prime Minister has been looking his best in these last two days, with the US President Barack Obama visiting New Delhi.From wearing awesome kurtas to dashing suits, our PM has totally taken everyone in awe. But a closer look reveals that the pinstriped suit that Mr. Modi donned yesterday,...
  • Modi-Obama chemistry grabs headlines globally 3 hours 14 minutes ago

    The bonhomie between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi grabbed headlines not just in India, but also globally. Across the border in Pakistan, Dawn carried the headline 'A bear hug to begin business', Dubai's Khaleej Times featured the headline 'After hugs, Obama irons out deals with Modi...
  • The India-US Dialogues: A Network18-ORF initiative 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Network18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) jointly organised an Indo-US dialogue to mark the visit of the US President Barack Obama to India. The panelists, which included some of the top policy makers from both India and America, expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is capable...
  • India showcases cultural heritage, military prowess at Republic Day parade, gets applaud from Obama 5 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's military prowess and achievements in different fields, state-of-the-art defence platforms, its diverse cultural and social traditions was put on diplay at the 66th Republic Day parade in New Delhi on Monday. US President Barack Obama was the Chief Guest of the event becoming the first American President...
  • Chemistry between Modi, Obama steals show on Day 1 of US President's visit to India 9 hours 14 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...
  • I want to wear a Modi Kurta, says US President 9 hours 54 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...
  • Watch: Day 2 of the India-US dialogues 18 hours 21 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 18 hours 40 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...
  • The India-US dialogues: It's time for India to move from out sourcing to right sourcing, says Anand Mahindra 19 hours 5 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 19 hours 18 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 19 hours 21 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 19 hours 22 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...
  • Experts discuss Indo-Us civil nuclear deal 'breakthrough' 19 hours 47 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 19 hours 51 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...
  • India, US ask Pakistan to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice 20 hours 6 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...
  • Clean energy: US to place investment officer in India 20 hours 54 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...
  • Now anyone can have selfie with Modi for free: Union Minister Ananth Kumar 21 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after BJP launched its 'Selfie with Modi' campaign in Delhi, Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday said now anyone can have a selfie with the Prime Minister for free whereas, he claimed, AAP charges people for clicking a picture with its chief Arvind Kejriwal. BJP chief...
  • Obama visit: US President raises toast to Indo-US 'dosti' at Rashtrapati Bhavan 21 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Sunday said his and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stories of success could happen only in their respective countries. "My story could only happen in the US and your story could only happen in India," said Obama while raising a toast at the banquet...
  • The India-US dialogues: India could be 3rd largest economy soon, says Suresh Prabhu 22 hours 13 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...
  • Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap wins Syed Modi title 22 hours 31 minutes ago

    India's third seed Parupalli Kashyap defeated top seed and compatriot Kidambi Srikanth to win the men's singles title of the $120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships on Sunday. The 2012 edition winner Kashyap beat compatriot and World No.5 Srikanth in two evenly contested games to come out on top 23-21, 23-21...
  • India, US to restart talks on social security pact: PM Modi 22 hours 33 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...
  • Terrorism a 'principal' global threat: PM Modi 23 hours 19 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 23 hours 24 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...