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  • Prakash Singh Badal
    Jan 25, 2015 21:09 IST

    Padma Vibhushan for Advani, Badal, Bachchan, others

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani, veteran actors Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar and Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal are among those who will be awarded the prestigious Padma Vibhushan awards this year.

  • Dilip Kumar
    Jan 25, 2015 21:49 IST

    List of Padma awardees

    Following is the list of the 104 persons conferred Padma Awards. These include nine Padma Vibhushan, 20 Padma Bhushan and 76 Padma Shri awardees.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 25, 2015 21:52 IST

    Modi breaks protocol, calls US president by his first name

    Summits are predictable affairs, with leaders sticking to usual protocol and mentioning each other with the official designations.

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
    Jan 25, 2015 22:25 IST

    Maoists take control of two buses to protest Obama visit, R-Day

    On the eve of the Republic Day, the outlawed CPI (Maoist) took two passenger buses into their control for over two hours at Toynar in strife-torn Dantewada district, south Chhattisgarh on Sunday evening and wrote messages on it to protest against the visit of US president Barack Obama.

  • Barack Obama
    Jan 25, 2015 23:01 IST

    PM is a style icon, I’d like to wear a Modi kurta: Obama

    US President Barack Obama stole the show at the state banquet hosted in his honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Sunday evening. His speech, in his signature style of wit and sharpness, again heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi, Hyderabad House
    Jan 26, 2015 00:38 IST

    PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama find the N-key

    Barack Obama touched down in India on Sunday to a bear hug of a welcome from Narendra Modi, and hours later the leaders announced a big step forward in a nuclear deal that has become the cornerstone of ties between the world’s biggest democracies.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 26, 2015 00:53 IST

    A bonding of hugs, Hindi, chai pe charcha and first names

    US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi warmed up a cold Delhi morning with their crackling chemistry on Sunday as the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies hugged tightly, minutes after Air Force One landed in Palam.

  • Barack Obama, Rashtrapati Bhavan
    Jan 26, 2015 00:30 ISTThe Obamas at the Rashtripati Bhawan

    In pics: The Obamas at the Rashtrapati Bhawan

    The US president Barack Obama raised a toast to the partnership and friendship with India at the state dinner hosted in his honour by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Sunday evening. He praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's work ethics and on a lighter note said that he wanted a 'Modi Kurta' for himself, referring to Modi's wearing of the kurtas. The Presidential banquet was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and several other top leaders and dignitaries. Here are some photos of the evening at the Presidential Palace.

  •  Barack Obama
    Jan 26, 2015 01:03 IST

    Hotline hardwired into India-US relationship

    When a hotline between the PMO and White House announced on Sunday goes operational, what will the first message exchanged say?

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 26, 2015 02:05 IST

    IS triggers security pact refresh

    With US President Barack Obama calling the Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISIL) a “global problem” at bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the two countries have decided to forge their security cooperation anew, with real time intelligence-sharing, cyber-security and counter-terrorism cooperation as the leading edge.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi, Hyderabad House
    Jan 26, 2015 02:10 IST

    Pak must bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice: Modi

    Stepping up cooperation to fight terror groups in the region, India and United States on Sunday agreed to “deepen collaboration” on getting the United Nations to designate them as terrorist groups..

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 26, 2015 02:17 IST

    Obama, Modi decide to take defence coop to ‘next level’

    India and the US on Sunday renewed a significant pact to deepen cooperation in several security-related areas and concluded talks on co-production and co-development of four types of systems.

  • Barack Obama
    Jan 26, 2015 02:17 IST

    China sneers at Obama visit, calls India-US ties superficial

    China on Sunday said President Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi would remain a symbolic exercise because of the superficial nature of US-India relations.

  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 26, 2015 02:25 IST

    When Modi called Prez by first name

    Summits are predictable affairs, with leaders sticking to usual protocol and mentioning each other with the official designations.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi
    Jan 26, 2015 02:29 IST

    Biz leaders await details of Nuclear deal ‘breakthrough’

    Business leaders treaded with caution unlike diplomats and politicians in applauding the breakthrough in the stalled civil nuclear deal on the first day of US President Barack Obama’s visit to India.