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Hours before US President Barack Obama's arrival in India, Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing along the International Border in Jammu district, forcing the BSF to retaliate.
United States President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on an overcast Sunday morning around 9:40am to begin his three-day visit to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him with a warm hug and a handshake at the airport. Soon after his arrival, Obama received a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Obama will be the first US president to be present at India's Republic Day parade as a chief guest.
Geopolitics is the best determinant of whether relations between India and the United States are on an even keel. Not personalities, not economic relations and not the number of lobbyists hired in Washington.
The cancellation of Barack Obama’s Agra trip may have taken some sheen away from his India trip, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the US President are expected to indulge in a ‘walk and talk’ at Hyderabad House in Delhi on Sunday — a gesture that may add some more symbolic weight to the US President’s high-on-optics trip.
Vouching for Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s honesty, BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad on Saturday said that it was unthinkable for him to doubt her credentials as he has known her for over two decades.
Obama lands today in fortress Delhi
Afew months after election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was asked why he had agreed to fly to a summit with Barack Obama. After all, the United States was the last country to end your diplomatic boycott.
US President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on an overcast Sunday morning around 9:40am to begin his three-day visit to India, highlighting the remarkable turnaround in relations between the two countries from a low point a year ago. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received him at Palam airport with a handshake and a warm hug. Obama, the first US President to be in India twice while in office, is visiting on the invitation of Modi, who was until last year denied a visa to visit the US.
‘Beti bachao beti padhao’ tableau will lead parade
Even as United States president Barack Obama lands in India, the government has set the ball rolling for American cooperation in enhancing the levels of engineering education and research at IIT Gandhinagar.
Beggars, dogs swept under the rug to give clean view to Obama
Former Kashmiri militant Liyaqat Shah who the Delhi police claimed had returned to India from Pakistan to carry out terror strikes in the national capital, has been absolved of all charges by the federal anti-terror National Investigation Agency (NIA) after a two-year long probe.
R-Day parade to be broadcast live around the world for the first time
Karn Pratap Singh