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  • PM Modi's two-day trip to Varanasi postponed due to cyclone Hudhud October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of cyclone Hudhud, Prime Minister Narendra Modi postponed his two-day trip to his constituency of Varanasi. His visit to Varanasi was scheduled for Tuesday and a new date will be announced later. Modi was briefed about the situation in Andhra Pradesh and...
  • Looking forward to turn vision of our partnership into a lasting reality: Modi's note in Visitor's Book of White House October 1, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left the US after his five-day trip, expressed hope of working with President Barack Obama. Modi even wrote about his experience in the Visitor's Book of the White House. Modi wrote, "I look forward to working with President Obama to unite the people of our...
  • Modi placing business on top of his US trip agenda was refreshing: CII October 1, 2014

    A big focus of PM Narendra Modi's visit was wooing the US business community where he held marathon meetings with top CEOs. CII President and Director General said, "One of the main messages he gave was that he and his government is business friendly. He was putting business right on...
  • PM Narendra Modi leaves for India, thanks US, calls his five-day trip satisfying October 1, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for India after his five-day maiden visit to the US. He thanked the US before departure and said he was satisfied with his trip. Modi said, "Thank you America". I achieved a lot in these five days. I am going back to India very satisfied."...
  • Excited NRIs stand outside Blair House to catch PM Modi's glimpse September 30, 2014

    Excited NRIs stood outside 190-year-old Blair House, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is staying, to catch his glimpse. Modi is on a five-day trip to US and has arrived in Washington on Monday. Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the last one to stay at the guest house. ...
  • Obama, Modi vow to boost strategic ties, create model for world September 30, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed on Monday to expand and deepen their countries' strategic partnership and make it a model for the rest of the world. In a joint "vision statement" issued after their first meeting at a White House dinner, the two leaders said...
  • Obama, Modi may discuss human rights issues in summit talks September 30, 2014

    Washington: Human rights issues could come up for discussion between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during the maiden summit talks between them at his Oval Office on Tuesday. "The issue of basic universal human rights is something that is frequently discussed in the President's meetings with world...
  • From snow-capped Ladakh to Araku valley in the Eastern ghats: 10 travel destinations in India that are best experienced on a road trip September 29, 2014

    If you need a breath of fresh air, hit the road right away. The best way to see India is by burning rubber on the highway. For those who own a motorbike, a road trip to Ladakh invariably finds it way on top of the list. In case you haven't...
  • Programme at Madison Square Garden overwhelming, says PM Narendra Modi September 29, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the programme at the Madison Square Garden Sunday was "overwhelming". "The programme at Madison Square Garden was overwhelming. It was very special to interact with members of the diaspora. A big thank you," the Prime Minister said in a tweet. He added...
  • PM Modi to US President Obama in his final leg of tour September 29, 2014

    In the final leg of his five days trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Washington on Monday and will meet US President Barack Obama. Modi will have a private dinner with Obama. The American President also wanted to try and move beyond points of friction that had come up...
  • Day 4: PM Modi to meet top American CEOs, US President Obama today September 29, 2014

    New York: After receiving a rousing reception at the Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to get into the business end of his five-day trip. Modi is expected to meet top American CEOs on Monday ahead of his first ever meeting with...
  • India siding with US against China can be disastrous: Natwar Singh September 25, 2014

    Jaipur: A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on his maiden visit to the United States, former external affairs minister Natwar Singh said that India should not unite with the US against China as it could be "disastrous". "The era of superpower has gone. America is not the only...
  • Watch: Spiderman's excitement for PM Modi's US trip September 23, 2014

    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gears up for his maiden visit to the United States, even Spiderman is excited to greet him. Modi's official trip will begin from September 27. ...
  • PM Modi to observe strict fast during US trip, to only consume lemonade, tea September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden trip to the United States, aides said on Monday, in a test both of the 64-year-old leader's stamina and of protocol in the Obama White House. Throughout a gruelling schedule that features the United Nations General...
  • Watch: Promo of CNN World Exclusive interview with PM Modi September 19, 2014

    This is the first interview by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he assumed the office. Modi speaks to CNN's Fareed Zakaria just a few days before his visit to the US. Watch the full interview on CNNIBN on Sunday (September 21) at 4:30 pm....
  • SpiceJet announces limited period offer September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another move to push for lowfare domestic air travel, SpiceJet today announced a limited period offer for tickets to fly from midJanuary till October next year. The nofrill carrier, which has been initiating a series of promotional offers almost every month since January...
  • Troy Costa designs dress for PM Modi's US trip, says 'let my work speak' September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As the date of his maiden US trip is approaching, all eyes are on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from people accompanying him to his couture. Known for experimenting with his looks, Modi had already adorned kurta with chudidaar pajami, Nehru jacket and bandhgala. He is also believed to be...
  • PM Narendra Modi to address UN General Assembly in Hindi September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his speech in the United National General Assembly in New York in Hindi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. Addressing a function organised on the occasion of Hindi Divas, the Home Minister said Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first Prime Minister to...
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe begins South Asia trip September 6, 2014

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Saturday in a move to boost Japan's trade and investment in the counties. Abe will hold talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday in Dhaka and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo Sunday, Xinhua reported. "I...
  • PM Modi leaves for 5day visit to Japan, agreements in defence, civil nuclear sectors to be signed August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for a fiveday tour of Japan which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the strategic and global partnership to a higher level. This is Modi's first bilateral visit outside the subcontinent. In the first leg...
  • PM Modi set to woo Japan on his first bilateral trip August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his first major bilateral trip to Japan on Saturday for a fiveday visit since he came to power in May. A power packed delegation of economists, bankers and industrialists will accompanying the PM on his trip to Japan. Reliance Industries Chairman ...
  • Narendra Modi eyes breakthrough nuclear pact on Japan trip August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: India is hoping to win Japanese backing for a nuclear energy pact during a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and lure investment into its $85 billion market while addressing Japan's concern about doing business with a nucleararmed country. India has been pushing for an agreement with Japan...
  • News 360: Goa ministers spent over Rs 13 crore on foreign tours in 2 years July 22, 2014

    Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent a whooping Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. ...
  • Travel Escape: Exploring Shoghi and Kanha July 20, 2014

    CNNIBN in partnership Cleartrip brings to you the special series 'Travel escape' that will explore 18 destinations and 18 resorts. In this the episode, watch our journey through Shoghi and Kanha. ...
  • Planning a trip? All essential travel gadgets that you need to carry along July 17, 2014

    Denver: Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you're going? In my travels, I've come across a number of products and services worth bringing along: Keeping...
  • Goa ministers, MLAs go ahead with Brazil junket on tax payers' money July 6, 2014

    Panaji: Despite the widespread criticism and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar officially announcing the cancellation of the junket to FIFA World Cup, two state ministers and four MLAs have gone ahead with the trip on tax payers' money and are currently in Brazil. The trip to Brazil by the six leaders...
  • Goa: Neighbours abuse, strip woman; stuff her private parts with chilly powder July 3, 2014

    Panaji: In shocking news from Goa, a 33yearold woman was allegedly abused, stripped and stuffed with chilly powder in her private parts by her neighbours. The incident allegedly took place on June 22 and 26. The woman claims that on the first day she had registered a complaint with the Mapusa...
  • Overdrive: Meet The Neighbours June 29, 2014

    Overdrive in partnership with Nissan is set to embark on an epic drive called 'Meet The Neighbours', which as the name suggests intends to meet our neighbours. In this episode, we take you through Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. ...
  • Under fire, Goa government cancels Brazil junket of its six MLAs June 13, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa government which has been receiving flak for its decision to send six MLAs to attend FIFA World Cup on public money cancelled the junket on Friday following the huge public outcry. Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar told CNNIBN, "Goa government cancelled official tour of MLAs to Brazil, due...
  • Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip: sources June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip after assuming office, say sources. While dates of Swaraj's visit are yet to be finalized, indications are that she will go to Dhaka in June itself. Earlier in the week, External Affairs Ministry...