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  • The India-US dialogues: India could be 3rd largest economy soon, says Suresh Prabhu 2 hours 0 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...
  • Watch: Day 1 of the India-US dialogues 22 hours 43 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 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 22 hours 47 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 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the trade ties between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Defence ties 22 hours 58 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 1 of the dialogue, panel of experts discuss the Defence ties between India and US. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: Experts discuss Civil Nuclear Cooperation deal 23 hours 7 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 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 23 hours 25 minutes 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 23 hours 28 minutes 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 23 hours 38 minutes 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...
  • The India-US dialogues: Vajpayee changed US-India relationship, says Rakesh Sood Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Twitter to update users 'while you were away' 2 days ago

    San Francisco: Twitter is updating its feeds to give users a recap of tweets missed while not connected to the messaging platform. "A lot can happen while you're on the go. To fill in some of those gaps, we will surface a few of the best tweets you probably wouldn't have...
  • 'Downton Abbey' the universally acclaimed period drama by Academy Award winning Julian Fellows, to air tonight at 10 2 days ago

    New Delhi:Great stories don't usually need an introduction as one hears them referred to from time to time. The 11 Emmy awards winning television series 'Downton Abbey' tells one such story. Since it is the first time it is being aired in India the uninitiated would need some introductions. The...
  • No confirmation on Pakistan's ban on JuD and Haqqani network: US 2 days ago

    Washington: The US on Friday said it has no confirmation on Pakistan's banning of Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the dreaded Haqqani Network, even as it recognised that the country was in the process of implementing measures to thwart violent extremism. "We recognise that Pakistan is working through the process of...
  • Pakistan bans Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Haqqani network 3 days ago

    Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. Other groups added to the notorious list of banned entities are Harkat-ul-Jihad Islami, Harkat-ul-Mujahideen, Ummah Tameer-i-Nau, Haji Khairullah Hajji Sattar Money Exchange, Rahat Limited, Roshan Money...
  • Pakistan bans two terror groups Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Haqqani network 3 days ago

    Islamabad: In a paradigm shift in its policy against terrorism, Pakistan has included Jamaat-ud-Dawa led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Haqqani network in the list of proscribed organisations. A government official said that the decision to ban JuD and several other groups was taken...
  • Facebook not to be blamed for negative impact on grades: Study 4 days ago

    Washington: The negative relationship between Facebook use and grades has little to do with the social networking site Facebook, a new study has found. Helping college students balance social media use and schoolwork is better than disconnecting, researchers said. The study by Reynol Junco, an associate professor at Iowa State University, found...
  • Facebook says it adds more than $200 billion to global economy 5 days ago

    San Francisco: With 1.35 billion users of its Internet social network, Facebook would rank as the world's second-most populous nation if it were a country. While its users may populate only a virtual country, Facebook says it generates a lot of real economic activity - $227 billion worth of economic impact...
  • Facebook Messenger gets voice-to-text conversion feature 5 days ago

    New York: Social networking site Facebook has launched a new feature for its messenger app that automatically transcribes any file sent as a voice recording and lets the people send voice clips to each other. To send an audio clip, just tap the microphone icon, record the message and send. The tool...
  • ICICI Bank account holders can now use Twitter to transfer funds, recharge prepaid mobiles, check account balances 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Customers of ICICI Bank can use their Twitter account for real-time fund transfers, prepaid mobile recharges and to check bank balance. Private sector lender ICICI Bank today launched a facility which allows account-holders to transfer funds through Twitter. The user will have to subscribe ('follow') the bank's Twitter handle and register...
  • Facebook sharing boosts involvement with news and information 1 week ago

    Washington: Sharing and discussing news content on social media sites such as Facebook can drive greater involvement with news and information, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found. People who share news on social media sites may connect more with that information - and stay connected longer - than people who...
  • Dense fog engulfs Delhi; road, air traffic disrupted 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Dense fog engulfed several parts of the national capital on Sunday resulted in the hampering of transport networks. Seven international flights and three domestic flights have been delayed while six domestic flights have been cancelled. Visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport has dropped to zero. Major flight...
  • US welcomes report of Pakistan banning Haqqani network, Jamaat-ud-Dawa January 16, 2015

    Washington: The US has welcomed news reports that Pakistan is contemplating banning several terrorist organisations including the Haqqani network and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), calling it an important step towards eliminating terrorist activities in that country. "We welcome the reports that the Government of Pakistan plans to outlaw the Haqqani Network, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, and...
  • 'Facebook at Work' wants to make workplaces Facebook-friendly January 15, 2015

    New York: The social networking site has launched "Facebook at Work", a service that works like regular Facebook except you use it to connect to colleagues who may or may not be friends. The service is being tested ahead of its public launch scheduled later this year, wired.com reported. "Facebook at Work"...
  • Pakistan plans change in its terror policy, to ban 12 terror outfits including JuD, Haqqani network January 15, 2015

    Islamabad: Taking view of the security situation in the country after nearly 150 people were killed in the Peshawar school massacre, Pakistan is planning to ban 12 terror outfits. According to Pakistani media, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) led by 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the dreaded Afghan-based Haqqani Network are among the...
  • Facebook 'likes' reveal your true personality January 13, 2015

    Miami: A computer program that analyses your Facebook "likes" may be a better judge of your personality than your closest friends and family, according to research out Monday. The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences was led by researchers at the University of Cambridge and Stanford University. Through...
  • Facebook most popular social network: Survey January 12, 2015

    Washington: Facebook is by far the most popular social media website with its large base of "very active" users visiting the site daily, a new survey of American internet users has found. The survey conducted by the Pew Research Center found that while Facebook remains the most popular social media site,...
  • 'Avengers' star Jeremy Renner 'devastated' by divorce January 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Jeremy Renner is said to be "devastated" after his wife, Sonni Pacheco, filed for divorce from him. Pacheco has asked for legal separation from the 'Avengers' actor after just 10 months of marriage. Together, they have a 21-month-old daughter named Ava Berlin. Their relationship is said to have started...
  • Do you fabricate your profile on Facebook to impress friends, earn more likes? It may lead to feelings of shame and worthlessness later in life December 30, 2014

    London: Do you fabricate your profile on Facebook to earn more likes? Remember that this habit can lead to feelings of shame and worthlessness later in life. According to a new survey, almost two-thirds of social media users lie to "airbrush reality" and make their lives seem more interesting than they...
  • Facebook apologises after its 'Year in Review' app stirs up sad memories December 28, 2014

    New York: Facebook has apologised for the grief its "Year in Review" app caused some of its users while dishing out good memories along with the bad ones. The social working site compiled a "Year in Review" video for every user, allowing them to reminisce over the highlights of the past...
  • North Korean Internet, 3G mobile network 'paralysed': Report December 28, 2014

    Shanghai : North Korea's Internet and 3G mobile networks were paralyzed again on Saturday evening, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, with the North Korean government blaming the United States for systemic instability in the country's networks. Internet connectivity had not returned to normal as of 21:30 local time,...