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India Celebrates 68th Republic Day (Pictures)

India’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) developed indigenously made their debut today at the Republic Day parade. Three fighter jets flew at a speed of 780 km per hour in ‘VIC’ formation. India celebrated the 68th Republic Day Parade 2017 in a colourful presentation of its military prowess, accomplishments and display of ...

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Modi Takes French President Hollande to Archeaology Museum in Chandigarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande paid a joint visit to the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, on Sunday, ahead of the Republic Day where Hollande will be the chief guest. The two Leaders viewed the displays of archaeological findings from the foothills of the Himalayas which suggest human activity possibly dating back to 2.6 ...

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Obama couple to arrive on Sunday, to visit Agra first

US President Barack Obama will arrive in India on Sunday, Jan 25 along with his wife Michelle on a three-day state visit, which was described as the culmination of “qualitative reinvigoration” of bilateral ties since Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington last year. Obama is expected to arrive at 10 a.m. Sunday on board the Air Force One, ...

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20,000 more visitors can see Republic Day parade this year, besides Obama (Photos)

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Republic Day parade this year will see an additional gathering of 20,000 people on Rajpath here, a police official said Wednesday. “The extended sitting arrangements were done in the anticipation of more people coming to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongwith US President Barack Obama,” a senior police official told IANS. Arrangements are being ...

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Obama’s High-Profile India Republic Day Visit: What to Expect?

As the Republic Day parade nears with just a fortnight left, India said it was looking forward with great enthusiasm to the “landmark” visit of US President Barack Obama as both sides were keen to have “excellent outcome” from the high-profile visit. Obama will be the first US president attending as chief guest to the Republic Day parade on January ...

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Twitter Diplomacy: Obama Accepts Modi Invite, to be First US President to Witness Republic Day Parade as Chief Guest

Though diplomatically a pre-conceived decision, what Prime Minister Narendra Modi did was to make it open slightly before the official confirmation on both sides, making it look like a major diplomatic triumph for his government. While the process of inviting the US president Barack Obama began few months ago, it was finally put forward in his personal visit to the ...

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