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  • Barack Obama exudes confidence in Secret Service to protect the First Family 43 minutes ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has exuded confidence in the ability of the Secret Service to protect the First Family in the wake of two intrusions at the White House that raised concern over its security. "The Secret Service does a great job, and I'm grateful for the sacrifices that...
  • White House intruder had huge stash of ammunition, court hears 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Washington: A homeless man who triggered a security alert when he jumped the White House fence and ran into the building with a knife had 800 rounds of ammunition in his car, a court heard on Tuesday said. Former US Army soldier Omar Gonzalez, 42, was arrested on Friday after...
  • PM Narendra Modi to get rockstar reception in New York, likely to draw huge crowds 17 minutes ago

    New York: It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his first trip to New York as leader of the world's most...
  • Obama congratulates Afghan President and his rival on unity government Yesterday

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has called the Afghan president-elect Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah congratulating them on reaching an agreement on a unity government in this war-torn country. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by the US, Ghani would be the new president of the country while...
  • Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai declared Afghanistan's next President Yesterday

    Kabul: Afghanistan's election commission has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but the commission did not release final vote figures. The commission's announcement on Sunday came hours after Ghani Ahmadzai signed a power sharing agreement with opponent Abdullah Abdullah, who will fill the newly created...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Ananya Dasgupta 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Ananya Dasgupta on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion 3 days ago

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • As Xi Jinping leaves Delhi, traffic returns to its normal pace 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Traffic in many parts of the capital city returned to its normal pace on Friday afternoon after Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up his three-day official visit and left for home. Traffic remained tied in knots in parts of the national capital for the second straight day on Friday...
  • Xi wants to access Modi and his government, says bureaucrat Jaideep Ranadey 4 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former bureaucrat Jaideep Ranadey gave his views on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India. "Jinping's visit to India is to access Narendra Modi and his government. One has to agree that this visit will help improve Indo-China ties," said Jaideep. ...
  • Dalai Lama hopes for peace and better ties between India and China as Xi Jinping visits India 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Tibetan leader Dalai Lama hopes for peace and better ties between India and China as the latter's President Xi Jinping visits India. According to Dalai Lama both these countries are strong players as they are emerging economies and maintaining a good relationship with each other is very vital for...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka- Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP movement. Chinese...
  • Who is Peng Liyuan? Meet China's photogenic First Lady - a style icon and hugely popular singer known as the 'outstanding songbird of the century' 4 days ago

    China's gorgeous First Lady Peng Liyuan, who accompanied her husband and President Xi Jinping, has won many hearts in India, especially among students who cannot stop talking about meeting her at a Delhi school today. Students at the Tagore International School in the capital sang a song in Mandarin for the...
  • Watch: Students of Tagore International School prepare Mandarin melodies for the Chinese First Lady 4 days ago

    Students of Tagore International School in New Delhi will get a chance to flaunt their Mandarin skills on Thursday when Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan visits the school for an interactive session. ...
  • China-India relationship has global, strategic importance, says Xi Jinping 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping began the second day of his 3-day visit to India by visiting the Rashtrapati Bhavan along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jinping was given a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Jinping said, "I hope to change a lot from my first visit to India. We...
  • Pro-Tibet activists continue protest against Jinping's visit to India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Pro-Tibet activists continue their protests over the Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit on Thursday. Ten Tibetan activists were detained on Wednesday outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester as he was...
  • Indigo inks deal with China bank, will finance 30 planes 4 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Indigo President Aditya Ghosh said that they had inked a pact with Chinese bank ICBC for financing 30 planes. "Anything that enhances safety and security is always welcome," said Ghosh. ...
  • ISIS releases new video showing explosion and acts of terror 5 days ago

    ISIS releases a new video showing explosions and acts acts of terror. The video ends with a message that the fighting has just begun. The video also appears to be ISIS' response to US President Barack Obama's threat. ...
  • Barack Obama to meet Ukrainian President at White House 5 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama would meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko at the White House, the White House said. "The visit will highlight the United States' firm commitment to stand with Ukraine as it pursues liberal democracy, stability, and prosperity," the White House said. Obama looks forward to discussing...
  • Live: True Asian century will come when India and China come together, says Xi Jinping 4 days ago

    Today is the second day of Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between...
  • Gujarat rolls out the red carpet for Chinese president Xi Jinping 5 days ago

    President Xi Jinping is in India and breaking with protocol, he began his three-day India trip from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state. Both sides have hit the ground running - two crucial MoUs have been already signed - but more importantly Modi and President Xi seem to have hit...
  • Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen 5 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, businessmen commented on how Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook. "These talks are very vital. It is a big opportunity for us. One of the key discussions should be on investment," said a businessman. ...
  • Pro-Tibet activists protest Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Pro-Tibet activists in Delhi staged protests on Wednesday as India awaited Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival. Ten Tibetan activists were detained outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester being dragged...
  • Ebola epidemic spiraling out of control: Barack Obama 6 days ago

    Washington: The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is "spiraling out of control" and posing a potential threat to global security, US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday. "If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people infected, with profound political and economic and...
  • India and China look to put knotty relations on new footing 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: The electricity board in this Indian city has been instructed to avoid any power cuts and officials have been told to have their shoes polished and their shirts tucked in, nothing has been left to chance for this week's visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra...
  • Modi government created favourable atmosphere for India, says President 6 days ago

    Ho Chi Minh City: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday had some words of praise for the new Indian government as he credited it for not only initiating steps to bring the economy on a better path but also for creating a "favourable" atmosphere for India across the globe. The President, who...
  • My experience in Gujarat has helped me in Delhi: Narendra Modi 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his hometown Ahmedabad on Tuesday, a day ahead of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping's visit to Gujarat. This is Modi's first visit to the state since taking over as Prime Minister. Jinping visits Gujarat on Wednesday, also Modi's birthday. In Ahmedabad, Modi addressed Bharatiya Janata...
  • Jerome Champagne to run against Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency 6 days ago

    Former FIFA official Jerome Champagne formally announced on Monday that he will stand against incumbent Sepp Blatter in next year's election for president of the world soccer body. "I have the honor of informing you that I have just written to the FIFA ad-hoc Electoral Committee and its president, Mr. Domenico...
  • India, Vietnam sign seven pacts; call for 'freedom' of navigation 1 week ago

    Hanoi: Strategically important oil and gas cooperation and extension of a USD 100 million credit by India for defence purchases are among the seven pacts inked between India and Vietnam as they called for "freedom" of navigation in the South China Sea, a remark that could irk China which has...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Vietnam for state visit September 14, 2014

    Hanoi: President Pranab Mukherjee arrived on Sunday on a four-day state visit to strategically important Vietnam during which he will hold talks with the country's top leadership and the two nations will ink pacts in key areas of oil exploration and air connectivity. Mukherjee was received at the Noi Bai...