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  • Barack Obama seen chewing gum at Republic day parade 5 days ago

    New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Monday was seen chewing gum at the Republic Day parade, where he was the chief guest. Pictures of the event showed him chewing gum and then removing it while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was talking to him. Though there was a lot of commentary on...
  • Indian agencies write to Twitter; want Islamic State tweet location January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian agencies have written to Twitter seeking the location from where threatening tweets were issued by alleged Islamic State (IS) terrorists, calling for a car bomb attack on US President Barack Obama during his India visit. The security agencies looking into the attacks have...
  • J&K: High alert issued in Kathua and Jammu region ahead of Obama's visit January 23, 2015

    Jammu: Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, Intelligence Bureau has issued high alert in Kathua and Jammu region. According to the sources, the IB has intercepted conversations between terror outfits Lashkar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Mujahideen warning possible strikes. According to IB, ISI official Colonel Mansoor Khan is helping the infiltrators in...
  • Obama's daughters Sasha, Malia not to accompany him to India January 22, 2015

    Washington: Malia and Sasha, the First Daughters of the United States will give a miss to India trip as they tend only to travel with their parents when they are on vacation from school, a US official has said. Sasha and Malia, the 16 and 13-year-old daughters of President Barack Obama...
  • Serious security lapses detected at Mumbai airport by CISF January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Serious security lapses have been detected at Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit. As part of a security drill, it was found that Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel managed to enter inside the airport with fake e-tickets. The second busiest airport in the country sees thousands...
  • Obama visit: UP police to hire chopper January 20, 2015

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police is all set to hire a helicopter to secure the air in view of the likely visit of US president Barack Obama to Agra in January. "The state government has authorised the police to hire Pawan Hans helicopter for the next 11 days to assist in the...
  • Obama's visit reflective of personal ties with Modi: US government sources January 20, 2015

    Ahead of the most awaited visit US government sources have told CNN-IBN that Obama's visit to India is rare and unprecedented. "Obama's visit reflective of personal ties with Modi," said US government sources. ...
  • Obama visit: Taj Mahal to be shut for general public on January 27 January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Taj Mahal will be shut for public on January 27 in view of US President Barack Obama's visit to Agra. Heavy security forces have been deployed in the city. Extra CCTVs have been installed, a special control room has been set up and more CISF personnel will be deployed...
  • No terror attack during Obama's India trip: US warns Pakistan January 18, 2015

    Washington: Ahead of President Barack Obama's India visit, the US has asked Pakistan to ensure that there is no cross-border terror incident during the trip and subtly warned of "consequences" if any such attack is traced back to the country. Obama will travel to New Delhi later this week to attend...
  • Barack Obama will not be allowed in Agra if demands not met: Lawyers January 17, 2015

    Mathura: Lawyers of western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday said they will not allow US President Barack Obama to enter Agra on January 27 unless the Central government assures them of establishing a separate bench of Allahabad High Court in the region. "If Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives assurance that by January...
  • India well prepared to thwart possible terror attack: Manohar Parrikar January 15, 2015

    New Delhi/Nagrota: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said India is "well prepared" to thwart any possible terror attack in the backdrop of intelligence inputs that strikes could be carried out on "soft targets" in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit in January. "They (terrorists) may try...
  • Punjab and Haryana HC allows jail inmates to have sex with their married partners January 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a historic judgement, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday allowed jail inmates to have sex with their married partners. The court, in an order, held that the right of convicts and jail inmates to have conjugal visits or artificial insemination for progeny was a fundamental right....
  • India very important player in climate talks: US December 11, 2014

    Lima: Terming India as a "very important player" in the climate change negotiations, the US has said it is not involved in any agreement on climate with India ahead of President Obama's Republic Day visit to New Delhi. "India's obviously a very important player. We don't have anything in the works...
  • PM Modi's foreign visits will help us achieve our mission of a developed India: Sushma Swaraj December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Giving a statement on the recent foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha that such trips "will help us achieve the mission of a developed India." There has been a boiling controversy over Modi's visits abroad. He...
  • Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: report November 23, 2014

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, received a long visit from his brother and sister for his 28th birthday that may have bent the rules of his incarceration, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday. Carl and Aimee Pistorius were able to visit the double-amputee...
  • Bigg Boss 8: Kim Kardashian's trip to India called off November 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The India trip of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly been cancelled over visa issues. "Unfortunately, Kim will not be able to enter the country due to some visa issue", said a source. However, the exact reason behind cancellation has not been disclosed. "The reason is not clear but all...
  • Fiji opposition to boycott Modi's speech due to internal politics November 18, 2014

    Suva: Fiji's opposition party has decided to boycott the special parliament meeting planned for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday after the government withdrew it's decision to allow it to move the vote of thanks. Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the pacific nation in 33 years, is due...
  • Modi is like a 'brother', says Australian PM Abbott November 18, 2014

    Melbourne: "Narendra and I." Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said this at a joint press conference with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after a summit talks while stressing how the two countries were expanding their cooperation in various areas. The personal warmth Abbott shared with Modi was reflected yet again at...
  • PM Modi calls for global strategy to tackle terrorism November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a comprehensive global strategy and a resolve to isolate "those who harbour terrorists" was needed to fight terrorism that is changing in character and expanding its reach. "Terrorism has become a major threat for us all. In India, we have seen its face...
  • Live: Modi, Abbott pose with World Cup trophy at the Melbourne Cricket ground November 18, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Melbourne on the fourth and final leg of his Australia tour. India and Australia in Canberra signed five pacts after bilateral talks between Modi and Tony Abbott. While addressing the Australian Parlaiment Modi said that Australia will not be at the periphery of India's...
  • Australia will not be at the periphery of India's vision but at the centre of its thought: Modi in Canberra November 18, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Australia will not be at the periphery of India's vision but at the centre of its thought, as he called for closer bilateral security cooperation and a comprehensive global strategy to tackle the menace of terrorism. "We have to deepen our bilateral...
  • Modi's magic worked on us, say Indians in Australia November 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the crowd of Indian community in Australia during a cultural event at Sydney Olympic park in Australia. ...
  • Jaitley slams Khurshid, says Modi gets a larger audience in Sydney than Congress leaders in India November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Attacking Congress leader Salman Khurshid for questioning the genuineness of crowd during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trips abroad, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said his plight was understandle as Modi had a larger audience in Sydney than his leader got in India. "If UPA leaders during their days...
  • PM Narendra Modi is an enigma, excited to see him, says a perfromer November 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Sydney for his 2nd leg of the Australian tour. CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil talks to the gropu of dancers who will be performing at the event. "Modi is an enigma. We are expecting a lot from him. Let's see what he does for India," said...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet Australian counterpart on Tuesday November 17, 2014

    Canberra: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott on Tuesday and the two countries are likely to sign four to five agreements and MoUs on transfer of sentenced prisoners, combating narcotics trade and social security. Modi, who arrived in Australia last week on the second leg of...
  • PM Modi receives traditional aboriginal welcome in Sydney November 17, 2014

    Sydney: Australia's aboriginal dancers on Monday gave a traditional welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrived here on a whirlwind six-hour visit to attend a reception hosted by the Indian community for him. Modi spent about five minutes at the lobby of Hotel Pullman and watched the four male...
  • Narendra Modi reaches Sydney, Indian diaspora prepares elaborate reception for PM November 17, 2014

    After meeting top businessmen over breakfast in Brisbane the PM has landed in Sydney where a grand reception awaits him. He just attended a cultural program. PM Modi while addressing businessmen in Brisbane spoke about the ease of doing business in India - saying that they will no longer...
  • Sydney proud to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi: New South Wales premier November 17, 2014

    The Premier of South Wales Mike Baird is scheduled to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Baird said that Sydney is very excited to receive PM Modi along with other leaders. He also spoke about the grand welcome that the Indian diaspora in Sydney has been planning for...
  • Adani, GVK may get clearance for mega-mines after Modi's meeting in Australia November 17, 2014

    Brisbane: Australia's Queensland state will announce a major investment in rail infrastructure in the Galilee basin to ensure that one of the mega-mines proposed by India's Adani group and GVK get a clearance in 2015. Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, who held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night, said...