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Obama arrives in Hiroshima

Obama arrives in Hiroshima

🕔15:42, 27.May 2016

Tokyo, May 27  President Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting US president to the site of the world’s first atomic bombing.“This is an opportunity to honour the memory of all those who were

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Modi vows to deploy technology against nuclear terrorism

Modi vows to deploy technology against nuclear terrorism

🕔10:58, 2.Apr 2016

Washington, April 2  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed to develop and deploy technology to defend against nuclear terrorism as President Barack Obama called on global leaders to jointly confront the growing threat of the Islamic State.He made the pledge

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Modi: Drop notion that ‘his’ terrorist is not ‘my’ terrorist

Modi: Drop notion that ‘his’ terrorist is not ‘my’ terrorist

🕔10:33, 1.Apr 2016

Washington, April 1  As leaders from over 50 nations gathered here to discuss nuclear terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a call to drop the notion that terrorism is someone else’s problem and that “his” terrorist is not “my” terrorist.“Terrorism

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Americans too ‘sensible’ to elect Trump: Obama

Americans too ‘sensible’ to elect Trump: Obama

🕔11:50, 17.Feb 2016

Washington, Feb 17  President Barack Obama suggested the American people are too “sensible” to elect Republican frontrunner Donald Trump as president even as he and Hillary Clinton held commanding leads in the next battle ground of South Carolina.But he diplomatically

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India has great global power potential: US

India has great global power potential: US

🕔10:28, 7.Oct 2015

Washington, Oct 7  With President Barack Obama looking at India as a potential great global power in the 21st century, US wants to deepen its economic, political, and security cooperation with New Delhi. “Our relationship with India is strong, growing,”

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Before greeting Modi, Nadella, Zuckerberg dine with Xi

Before greeting Modi, Nadella, Zuckerberg dine with Xi

🕔11:37, 26.Sep 2015

Washington, Sep 26  Three Silicon Valley tech titans, who are set to host Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the weekend, shared the head table at President Barack Obama’s state dinner for Chinese President Xi Jinping.Microsoft’s Indian-American chief executive Satya

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Obama names 3 Indian-Americans to advisory body

Obama names 3 Indian-Americans to advisory body

🕔13:06, 25.Sep 2015

Washington, Sep 25  President Barack Obama is naming three Indian Americans to an advisory council on faith-based and neighbourhood partnerships that brings together religious and secular leaders as well as scholars and experts in their fields.The Council focuses on steps

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Obama may not need veto to save Iran nuclear deal

Obama may not need veto to save Iran nuclear deal

🕔11:11, 9.Sep 2015

Washington, Sep 9  President Barack Obama again warned the Republican controlled Congress that he would veto any move to derail the landmark Iran nuclear deal, but with several more senators backing it, he may not have to wield his pen.The

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Citing India, Obama unveils clean power plan

Citing India, Obama unveils clean power plan

🕔11:25, 4.Aug 2015

Washington, Aug 4  President Barack Obama unveiled a plan to reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants citing how global climate changes were affecting the world with more storms, droughts and floods and decimating crops from India to Africa. “This is

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Obama launches 60 day offensive to sell Iran deal

Obama launches 60 day offensive to sell Iran deal

🕔12:26, 16.Jul 2015

Washington, July 16  President Barack Obama launched a 60-day campaign to sell the historic nuclear deal with Iran to lawmakers and the nation at large, challenging its Republican critics to present a better alternative. Taking his case to the media,

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Obama seeks judges’ consent for actions on immigration

Obama seeks judges’ consent for actions on immigration

🕔10:54, 11.Jul 2015

Texas, July 11  President Barack Obama’s administration tried again to convince the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to allow executive orders benefiting roughly 5 million undocumented immigrants to take effect. The actions were blocked via a

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In historic move, US, Cuba restore diplomatic relations

In historic move, US, Cuba restore diplomatic relations

🕔10:03, 2.Jul 2015

Washington, July 2  In what President Barack Obama called “a historic step forward”, the US and Cuba have re-established diplomatic relations snapped “at the height of the Cold War” 54 years ago. “When the United States shuttered our embassy in

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Obama reiterates support for India as UNSC member

Obama reiterates support for India as UNSC member

🕔10:35, 8.Apr 2015

Washington, April 8  President Barack Obama has reiterated US support for India’s membership of a reformed UN Security Council as he considers it a foreign policy priority to continue to strengthen India-US relationship. “What the President said was that he

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Obama vows L-1B visa reform to attract global business

Obama vows L-1B visa reform to attract global business

🕔11:58, 24.Mar 2015

Washington, March 24  Declaring that “America is proudly open for business”, President Barack announced plans to reform the L-1B visa category to allow global corporations to temporarily move workers to the US in a faster, simpler way. “And this could

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US lawmakers laud progress in US-India partnership

US lawmakers laud progress in US-India partnership

🕔11:21, 28.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 28  Both Republican and Democratic co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans have lauded the tremendous progress made in advancing the US-India partnership with President Barack Obama’s recent India visit. Ami Bera, the only Indian

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Obama picks Jen Psaki to head White House Communications

Obama picks Jen Psaki to head White House Communications

🕔11:09, 20.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 20  US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki will become President Barack Obama’s new communications director, the White House said. Psaki, who was part of Obama’s campaign team in 2007, when she was traveling press secretary during Obama’s first

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After Obama’s shots, NYT asks Modi to break his ‘dangerous silence’

After Obama’s shots, NYT asks Modi to break his ‘dangerous silence’

🕔12:05, 7.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 7 As President Barack Obama’s comments that religious intolerance in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi raised a storm in India, the New York Times asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his “deafening silence.” Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy

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Obama names Delhite Ajay Banga to trade policy body

Obama names Delhite Ajay Banga to trade policy body

🕔12:02, 6.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 6  President Barack Obama intends to appoint Ajay Banga, the Indian-American President and CEO of MasterCard, as a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. The White House Thursday announced Obama’s intent to appoint Banga,

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India-US ties poised for take-off after Obama’s game-changing trip

India-US ties poised for take-off after Obama’s game-changing trip

🕔12:40, 4.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 4 After President Barack Obama’s “game changing” historic India visit, the India-US relationship is poised to move forward in an array of fields across the board, according to a senior US official. “What we are now looking at

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India’s values make us closer; shouldn’t threaten China: Obama

India’s values make us closer; shouldn’t threaten China: Obama

🕔11:36, 2.Feb 2015

Washington, Feb 2  President Barack Obama has said that there are undoubtedly “aspects of India” that make US closer to India but China doesn’t need to be “threatened” because Washington has good relations with New Delhi. “There’s no doubt that

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