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Republic Day: Colourful Photos from Rajpath Showcase India’s Culture, Might

As Presidents of India and France viewed the Republic day parade, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed Republic Day greetings to all Indians, before the event. “Republic Day greetings to all my fellow Indians. सभी देशवासियों को गणतंत्र दिवस की शुभकामनाएं…जय हिन्द”, the Prime Minister said. Modi has paid tributes to all, who framed Indian Constitution. Prime Minister also saluted ...

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10 Interesting Highlights During Obama Visit

US President Barack Obama’s three-day visit to the country for the Republic Day celebration has come to an end with his last engagement, addressing people at Delhi Siri Fort today. While Barack Obama and Michelle left to Saudi Arabia today by Air Force One, here is some of the interesting facts in regard to his visit. • Obama’s security was ...

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‘The World Will Be Better If We Stand Together,’ Says Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that India can be America’s best partner, emphasizing that “the world will be better if we stand together.” Addressing people at Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium, Obama began his speech with Namaste. Talking on India and America, the US President said relationship between India and US can be one the defining partnership of the ...

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Obama arrives in New Delhi to red carpet welcome by Modi (Photos)

US President Barack Obama arrived in New Delhi on Sunday morning on a three-day India visit – his second in five years – and he will attend the Republic Day parade tomorrow at Rajpath. Departing from protocol, he was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the VVIP terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. As Obama alighted from his ...

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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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Obama Visit:US Security Agency Dissatisfied as Requests On Security Measures Denied

Amid tight security arrangements ahead of US President Barack Obama’s scheduled visit to India for the Republic Day ceremony on January 26, US agencies seem to be dissatisfied with the country’s security measures. Though extra precautions are being taken during the President’s visit, the US and Indian security agencies still continue to disagree over the safety and security measures. 25 ...

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US Warned of ‘Consequences’, Pakistan Assures of Safety

Ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India, tight security has been geared up along the international border with a warning on the consequences that Pakistan shall face if any cross-border terror attack takes place. Obama is expected to visit the country from January 25 to 27, to attend the Republic Day celebration on January 26. As per reports, ...

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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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Former PM Vajpayee to be Honoured with Bharat Ratna Tomorrow

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, a Rasthrapati Bhavan communique said on Wednesday. “The President has been pleased to award Bharat Ratna to Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthmously) and to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee,” the communique said. Vajpayee was prime minister from 1998 ...

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US Appoints Richard Rahul Verma as US Ambassador to India

The US Senate has unanimously confirmed President Barack Obama’s nominee, Richard Rahul Verma, as the next American ambassador to India, making him the first Indian-American to hold the post, in New Delhi. The 46-year-old Verma, a former key aide to then secretary of state Hillary Clinton, was approved by the Senate by a unanimous voice vote on Tuesday, signifying the ...

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