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  • Difficult to do simple things when famous: Beyonce Knowles December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Beyonce Knowles says she sometimes finds fame difficult because there are so many ordinary experiences that she has to miss out on. "Before I was famous I was the girl on the hill with a guitar. I was the girl that just wanted a beautiful view of the...
  • Sushma Swaraj to make a statement on PM Modi's foreign tour December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will make an official statement on Wednesday regarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign trips. Modi has recently returned from Nepal after attending two-day SAARC summit. Modi has dedicated almost a month of his tenure till date to international visits and has been targeted by...
  • Sushma Swaraj likely to make statement on PM's foreign trips after returning from Kathmandu: Sources November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants his ministers to be more pro-active in making statements on everything including WTO and PM'S foreign trips, said government sources on Wednesday. Union Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is accompanying Modi in Kathmandu for the 18th SAARC summit, is expected to make a statement...
  • PM Modi concludes trip to Myanmar; addresses Indian diaspora November 13, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday concluded his three-day visit by addressing the Indian diaspora in Nay Pyi Taw. He implored the Indian community to contribute to the progress of the nation. ...
  • PM Modi to conclude his Myanmar trip, to meet Chinese Premiere, President today November 13, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude his three-day tour of Myanmar on Thursday and wil then leave for Australia in the evening. Modi met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev today and recalled his visit to Russia in 2001. Modi will meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping...
  • Pashmina mufflers, silver artifacts as gifts by PM Modi to ASEAN heads November 12, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a three-nation trip from November 12 reached Myanmar on Tuesday on the first leg of his 10-day tour. The Prime Minister will be attending ASEAN-India and East Asian summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi has also brought gifts for heads of...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Myanmar for first leg of his 10-day trip November 11, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Modi has landed in Myanmar's capital for the first stop of his 10 day, 3 nation tour. He will also be going to Australia and Fiji. Modi will be participating in the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi will meet Burmese...
  • PM Narendra Modi invites views for his Australia visit November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: As he embarked on a three-nation tour that will also take him to Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited ideas and thoughts for his visit to that country. "Do keep sharing thoughts & ideas for the visit. Here is a great place to keep updated on the...
  • Modi embarks on trip to Myanmar, Australia, Fiji; black money high on agenda November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It's a hectic month for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he begins his three country tour on Tuesday. His first stop is Myanmar, where he will be participating in the ASEAN and East Asia Summits in Nay Pyi Taw. Modi will meet Burmese President Thane Sane as well...
  • Regular human resource audits needed to check abuse of power, says Kiran Bedi October 29, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Kiran Bedi said that the DIG incident was condemnable and showed how there was aneed for a systemic change. "This incident exposes colonial mindset which exists in our police system," said Bedi. ...
  • 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...