U.S. President Barack Obama during his speech at Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
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U.S. President Barack Obama during his speech at Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Sandeep Saxena

Uphold religious freedom, Obama urges India

His pointed reference to Article 25 of the Indian Constitution is seen as a strong statement against fundamentalism and extremism. »
People watch the joint radio address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama, ‘Mann Ki Baat’ during its broadcast on television and radio near Jammu.

Anyone in India or US can lead the country: Obama

In Tuesday’s 'Mann ki Baat' special edition, Narendra Modi and Mr. Obama fielded questions that had come in from across the country. »

PDP, BJP close to announcing alliance

This will be the first time that the BJP will be in power in the State. »


Pakistan resents U.S. concession to India

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz said in a statement that it opposed elements in the Indo-U.S. agreements. »

Task forces set up for smart cities

The decision on task forces was taken at a meeting between Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and visiting U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. »


Since December last, calls from Karnataka are being directed to the childline in Chennai, which has 20 lines and caters to all southern States.— Photo: Sampath Kumar G.P.

1098 receives more prank calls than SOS

The helpline for children (1098) gets lakhs of calls every year. But shockingly, only a miniscule number of calls are genuine.Of the 2.21 lakh calls received at the call centre in Bengaluru... »
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi record the “Mann Ki Baat” show in New Delhi.

As it happened: 'Mann ki Baat' with Modi and Obama

U. S. President Barack Obama joins Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio interaction Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio »

The distributors of actor Rajinikanth’s Lingaa have been promised fair settlement by the filmmakers, just weeks after they held fasts claiming they had suffered huge losses. Well-kno... »

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