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  • Modi-Obama chemistry grabs headlines globally 58 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 1 hour 13 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 3 hours 37 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...
  • Major Mukund Varadarajan, Naik Neeraj Singh posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra 4 hours 48 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh, the two Army personnel who laid down their lives combating terrorists in Kashmir Valley, were on Monday awarded posthumously the highest peacetime military honour, the Ashok Chakra, by President Pranab Mukherjee. The families of Major Varadarajan and Naik Singh, who showed...
  • For B-Town, Obama brings in 'cleanliness' hope 4 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama is on three-day visit to India and Bollywood celebrities like Dia Mirza and Virr Das are hoping the trip will give an impetus to the cleanliness drive in India and more. Barack Obama accompanied by his wife Michelle arrived here Sunday morning. And here's what the...
  • Chemistry between Modi, Obama steals show on Day 1 of US President's visit to India 6 hours 58 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...
  • Live: India's military might on display at 66th Republic Day celebrations 7 hours 1 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. ...
  • I want to wear a Modi Kurta, says US President 7 hours 38 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...
  • Barack Obama to witness India's military might, cultural diversity at the 66th Republic Day parade 8 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day on Monday with US President Barack Obama as its chief guest. He is the first US President to be the chief guest at the parade. On January 26, 1950, the Indian Constitution came into force. The ceremonial Republic Day parade to...
  • Honoured Michelle Obama wore my designed dress: Bibhu Mohapatra 8 hours 58 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN spoke to Michelle Obama's favourite designer Bibhu Mohapatra. "I do not feel designing for the first lady is stressful. I am honoured Michelle wore the dress for this crucial visit," said Bibhu Mohapatra. ...
  • Watch: Day 2 of the India-US dialogues 16 hours 5 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 16 hours 24 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...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 16 hours 25 minutes ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 and US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to India for Republic Day. He also in conversation with 'Barack Obama'. ...
  • The India-US dialogues: It's time for India to move from out sourcing to right sourcing, says Anand Mahindra 16 hours 49 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 17 hours 2 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 17 hours 5 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 17 hours 7 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...
  • It is big acknowledgement: Michelle Obama Indian-American dress designer 17 hours 19 minutes ago

    The dress Michelle Obama wore was designed by Indian American designer Bibhu Mohapatra. 42-year-old Mohapatra hails from Odisha and he previously dressed Michelle when she appeared on 'The Tonight Show'. ...
  • Experts discuss Indo-Us civil nuclear deal 'breakthrough' 17 hours 31 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 17 hours 35 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...
  • Will Obama, Modi take a selfie? 17 hours 41 minutes ago

    Both Barack Obama and Narendra Modi are enthusiastic users of social media. It would be interesting to see that if the two leaders cement Indo-US ties with a symbolic selfie. ...
  • India, US ask Pakistan to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice 17 hours 50 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...
  • Gushtaba, Rogan Josh, Galauti kebabs for Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan banquet 18 hours 18 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 18 hours 38 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 18 hours 42 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 19 hours 9 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),...
  • Obama visit: US President raises toast to Indo-US 'dosti' at Rashtrapati Bhavan 19 hours 35 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 19 hours 57 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 20 hours 17 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 21 hours 3 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...