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  • Jaishankar rewarded for Obama's visit to India on Republic Day, say sources 4 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary. He replaces Sujatha Singh who has resigned with immediate effect. Sources said Jaishankar has been rewarded for US President Barack Obama's visit to India. "He convinced the White House for Obama's visit to India...
  • Who is new Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar? 4 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: S Jaishankar, who on Wednesday was appointed as the new Foreign Secretary, replaces Sujatha Singh on the post. He was the Ambassador to the US, having been appointed in December, 2013. Jaishankar's performance as the Indian Ambassador to the US has catapulted him to the post of the coveted...
  • Indian Ambassador to US S Jaishankar is new Foreign Secretary, replaces Sujatha Singh 5 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a major shakeup in the External Affairs Ministry, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday appointed India's Ambassador to the US, S Jaishankar, as the new Foreign secretary. He replaces Sujatha Singh. The major change comes just a day after US President Barack Obama left the country after a...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 hours 34 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Obama brings to an end India's non-aligned policy: US Media 5 hours 46 minutes ago

    Washington: The mainstream US media has described the India visit of US President Barack Obama as a successful foreign policy initiative, with a leading daily saying his "personal chemistry" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is helping steer Indo-US relations. As Obama wrapped up his three-day trip to India, the media said...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble 6 hours 38 minutes ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • e Lounge: Priyanka Chopra talks about her versatile roles 10 hours 24 minutes ago

    In this episode of e Lounge, we bring to you Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra interview to CNN-IBN's Rajeev Masand in which she talks about her versatile roles. Also on the show, watch US President Barack Obama quotes Shah Rukh Khan's dialogue from 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', "Senorita, bade bade deshon...
  • Rap Battle: Modi versus Obama 17 hours 49 minutes ago

    All of us, I think, have seen Epic Rap Battles on YouTube. Be it Darth Vader versus Hitler, or Gandalf versus Dumbledore, Epic Rap Battles are always hilarious. And this desi version of Epic Rap Battles does complete justice to its inspiration. Shudh Desi Rap pits US President Barack Obama...
  • Pakistan opposes US support for India's bid to UN Security Council 18 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A day after US President Barack Obama assured that they will push for India's permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council, Pakistan has opposed the bid. Pakistan's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said US support for India's permanent seat in the UNSC...
  • US applies steady pressure on Saudi for human rights: Obama 18 hours 56 minutes ago

    Even as US works closely with the Saudis on common strategic goals like counter terrorism, US President Barack Obama said he and his administration continue to apply "steady, consistent pressure" on issues like human rights. "Sometimes we have to balance our need to speak to them about human rights issues...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Mann Ki Baat' with Modi, Obama Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India Yesterday

    Cartoonist Neelabh takes on the US President Barack Obama's 3-day visit to India. ...
  • Happy that Barack Obama took my name, says Milkha Singh Yesterday

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, legendary sprinter Milkha Singh said, "I'm happy that Barack Obama took my name along with Mary Kom and Shah Rukh Khan. My story is similar to Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi." Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third...
  • Watch: Mary Kom thanks Barack Obama for acknowledging her Yesterday

    Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom said on Tuesday that it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President. "It's a proud moment for me, I thank him for acknowledging me," she said. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob Yesterday

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • We must end violence against children: Satyarthi to Obama Yesterday

    Nobel Peace laureate Kailash Sathyarthi who met US President Barack Obama at the Town Hall on Monday said, "I told Obama that we must work together to ensure there is no violence against children so that they can enjoy their childhood." ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories Yesterday

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Watch: 'Namaste' to 'Senorita... Bade Bade Deshon Mein...', Barack Obama uses Hindi to woo Indians Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama, who addressed a town hall-style meeting in Delhi on the last day of his tour to India, went the Bollywood way to connect with the university students and activists. In the first two minutes of his speech, Obama quoted popular dialogue from 'DDLJ'. "Senorita... bade bade...
  • News 360: Guard against religious strife, says Barack Obama Yesterday

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday wound up his three-day trip with a strong pitch for religious tolerance, cautioning that India will succeed so long as it was not "splintered along the lines of religious faith". ...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat': Full text of PM Modi and US President Barack Obama's address Yesterday

    English Rendering of Transcript of the special episode of 'Mann Ki Baat': PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama share their thoughts on Radio (PM Narendra Modi): Today, Barack Obama, President of the United States, joins us in a special programme of Mann Ki Baat. For the last few months,...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with 'Barack Obama' Yesterday

    In an 'exclusive' interview to CNN-IBN's Cyrus Broacha, US President Barack Obama talks about his lifestyle and relationship between India and US. ...
  • IAF's Pooja Thakur 'feels good' to be appreciated by Obama Yesterday

    New Delhi: Surprised at receiving a compliment from Barack Obama on Tuesday, Wing Commander Pooja Thakur, who led the Inter-Service Guard of Honour inspected by the US President at Rashtrapati Bhavan, said "it feels good". Addressing a Town Hall function here this morning, Obama said the sight of "incredible" Indian women...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat': World will be more secure if US, India join around shared values, says Barack Obama Yesterday

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong personal commitment to improve ties between the two countries and said if the US and India join together around shared values then world will be more prosperous, peaceful and secure. Speaking at the special radio programme 'Mann...
  • Satyarthi meets Obama, seeks friendship to end child slavery Yesterday

    New Delhi: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday met US President Barack Obama and urged him to "forge a friendship" to help liberate children from slavery and bonded labour. Obama, himself a 2009 peace prize winner, met Satyarthi for a few minutes on the sidelines of a town hall...
  • 'Mann Ki Baat' Live: India, US are natural partners because we have so much in common, says Modi Yesterday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address is 'special' one as he is accompanied by US President Barack Obama. Modi had himself tweeted, "This month's 'Mann Ki Baat' episode will be a special one, where our Republic Day guest @BarackObama & I will share our thoughts together. I am eagerly looking...
  • Every girl's life matters; should be treated with dignity: Barack Obama Yesterday

    New Delhi: "Every girl's life matters", US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday as he emphasised on providing safety, respect and dignity to women in the country. "As a husband and fathers and brothers, we have to step up because every girl's life matters every daughter...
  • Barack Obama could not see Taj Mahal; remembers Humayun's Tomb visit Yesterday

    New Delhi: It was a pleasant surprise for US President Barack Obama when he spotted 16-year-old Vishal in the Town Hall gathering on Tuesday whom he had met four years ago working along with some construction workers during his visit to the Humayun's Tomb. "Just want to tell you a...
  • Kiran Bedi refers to Obama visit at poll rally; draws AAP's ire Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi on Tuesday made a reference to US President Barack Obama's visit to India during a poll campaign at her Krishna Nagar constituency, inviting sharp criticism from the AAP. Bedi, during her regular morning visit to the constituency, also lauded the Centre's diplomatic efforts...
  • Sanjeev Kapoor: I am proud and honoured to cook for the Dabbawalas Yesterday

    Mumbai: Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who treated the famous Dabbawalas -- known for delivering tiffins to over 200,000 customers across Mumbai everyday -- to a special lunch, says their work begins where his work as a kitchen king ends. "I only make food but the other part of my job is...
  • Modi a megalomaniac, addressing US President 'Barack' "improper": Digvijaya Singh Yesterday

    Bhopal: The blossoming chemistry between the two might have led Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address US President Barack Obama by his first name during their joint media interaction on Sunday, but Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh is not impressed and finds it "improper". One of the fiercest critics of Modi,...