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  • Former WB Chief Minister S S Ray’s last journey begins

    Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee alongwith a host of political leaders belonging to her party and the Congress, joined the last journey of former West Bengal chief minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray, who will be cremated in Kolkata on Sunday evening. The body of Ray, who died on Saturday night following protracted kidney ailment, would be […]

    Obama holds video conference with Kanpura villagers

    US President Barack Obama got first hand account of how IT has revolutionised life in rural India, when villagers of Kanpura near Ajmer interacted with him in Mumbai through video conference. After a short introduction by National Knowledge Commission chairman Sam Pitroda, Obama spoke to the villagers who shared the benefits of broadband penetration – […]

    Obama, Michelle shake a leg with students at Mumbai school

    US first couple Barack and Michelle Obama on Sunday hit the dance floor to a foot-tapping Marathi folk number, joining a group of students at a school in Mumbai to participate in symbolic Diwali festivities. The US President and the First Lady’s engagement for the day started at the Holy Name High School in upmarket Colaba […]

    Cyclone Jal to cross TN, AP coast

    The severe cyclonic storm Jal, centered over Bay of Bengal is expected to cross north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra coast on Sunday, with weathermen predicting heavy rains in the region during the next 24 hours beginning on Sunday morning. “The severe cyclonic storm Jal stationed over southwest Bay of Bengal moved towards northwestwards direction […]

    US First Lady dances with kids, plays hopscotch

    As her husband and US President Barack Obama was doing business, Michelle shook a leg and danced to the tune of a hit number from Aaamir Khan-starrer ‘Rang De Basanti’ in the company of school children on Saturday and also played hopscotch. Bringing in a touch of compassion and social care to the presidential visit, Michelle’s […]

    Obama visits Mani Bhavan, says Gandhi is a hero for entire world

    After visiting the house of Mahatma Gandhi whom he looked to for inspiration, US President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the Father of the Nation as “a hero not just to India but to the world.” “I am filled with hope and inspiration as I have the privilege to view this testament to Gandhi’s life. […]

    MP CM wants PM to pursue Anderson extradition issue with Obama

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of extradition of former Union Carbide chief and Bhopal Gas Tragedy accused Warren Anderson, with US President Barack Obama during his India visit. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Chouhan said, “Anderson continues to elude law […]

    India elected to key UN committee

    India has been elected to a key committee that controls the purse strings of the United Nations, which has an annual budget of nearly USD 22 billion. Namgya Khampa, serving in the Indian mission to the UN, was elected to the 16-member Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) for a three-year term. “I’m […]

    India, US stand together in fighting terrorism: Obama

    US President Barack Obama said that he was looking forward to deepen existing partnership in counter-terrorism during his meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Delhi on Monday. Beginning his three-day maiden visit to India by paying homage to the victims of 26/11 attacks, the US President said, his decision to stay in Taj Hotel […]

    Manmohan Singh is an extraordinary leader: Obama

    President Barack Obama Saturday described his “friend” Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as “one of the most extraordinary leaders” he had met and said he greatly valued the Indian leader’s “friendship, wisdom and decency”. The two leaders have met several times since their first interaction about 20 months ago in London and Obama was asked about […]