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  • 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 […]

    Obama to celebrate Diwali with school kids

    US President Barack Obama, who began his maiden three-day visit to India from Mumbai, will celebrate Diwali with school children in the city on Sunday. The Diwali celebration will be the first in his packed itinerary on the second day of his visit. Obama, with wife Michelle will meet students of Holy Name High School, […]

    1 killed, 18 security men injured in clash between PCPA-forces

    One person was killed and 25 others were injured, including 18 security personnel, when a clash broke out between joint forces and Maoist-backed People’s Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) supporters at Chunapara in West Midnapore district early on Thursday. Police fired several rounds after a group of people, mostly comprising PCPA supporters, attacked the security […]

    PM calls on President Pratibha Patil

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday called on President Pratibha Patil and discussed US President Barack Obama’s visit to the country from Saturday. Dr. Singh, who was accompanied by his wife Gursharan Kaur, also greeted the President on the occasion of Diwali. During the meeting at Rashtrapati Bhawan, which lasted for about 20 minutes, the […]

    Market on mind, Obama arriving India Today

    US President Barack Obama left for Mumbai on Friday, saying he would seek to pry open the Indian market for American businesses during his maiden visit to the country that is expected to give a fresh impetus to bilateral strategic and economic partnership. In a statement before leaving for his four-nation Asia tour starting with […]

    PM, Sonia greet people on Diwali

    President Pratibha Patil, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and NAC Chairperson Sonia Gandhi greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali. In her message, Patil said Diwali, the festival of lights, is a celebration of the victory of good over evil. “May the festival bring happiness and prosperity to all our people and […]

    Govt proposes to introduce sexual harassment bill in Parl

    Women can now look forward to a secure workplace with the government on Thursday proposing to bring in the long-pending sexual harassment Bill under which an employer would be liable to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 on failing to comply with its provisions. A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan […]

    Gandhi, Tata in Forbes’ most powerful people list

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata are among the five Indians named among the most powerful people in the world by Forbes in its this year’s list of 68 people “who matter”. India’s business tycoons Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and steel giant ArcelorMittal Chairman Lakshmi Mittal […]

    Delhi govt to rationalise social welfare schemes

    In an effort to streamline social welfare initiatives, Delhi Govt is planning to trim the list of over 40 schemes being implemented by various departments into 12 comprehensive programmes so that their delivery mechanism could be monitored effectively. Chief Secretary Rakesh Mehta said the government is in the process of “complete rationalisation of all schemes […]

    Metro services to close 3 hours before time on Diwali day

    Metro services in the national capital will close three hours before normal time on Friday on the Diwali day, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation said on Wednesday. On account of ‘Bhai Duj’ on Sunday, Delhi Metro will run 33 extra trains which will make as many as 453 additional trips to cater to the festival […]