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An Obama platter on Bukhara menu

US President Barack Obama’s wish to have a culinary platter named after him during his visit to India will come true with the platter’s contents still being finalized, though sources say meat will be a major item. Jayanth Jacob reports.

Chopper to ferry US prez, cops to clean up Kamathipura

US President Barack Obama is likely to begin his tour of India with a helicopter flight in special US Marines chopper Marines One to Indian naval base INS Kunjali in Colaba.

Banquet special, in scale and style

Efforts are on to ensure that the banquet hosted in honour of US President Barack Obama is unique — in scale as well as in substance. The banquet, hosted by President Pratibha Patil, is on November 8.

Barack's platter: Will it be Obama malai tikka burger?

The guessing game is on among presidential watchers of the gastronomic kind: What will be on the 'Obama Platter' that US President Barack Obama intends to create when he visits India next month?

Obama to be gifted Marathi biography

US President Barack Obama will be presented with a Marathi edition of his biography ‘Yes We Can’ during his Mumbai visit.

'The Beast' to give Obama a safe ride in India

As US President Barack Obama packs his bags for the trip to India on Air Force One next month, also getting ready is "the Beast" - the First Limo that generally goes wherever he does to give him a safe ride.

Mr prez’s palatial stay

Everything you wanted to know about the Obamas’ upcoming stay in the Capital.

Barack Obama will have to dine Indian style at Bukhara

US President Barack Obama may be the world's most powerful man but he'll have to follow the Indian tradition of eating at Bukhara, the flagship eatery of luxury hotel ITC Maurya - with his fingers!

Protecting Obama from Delhi monkeys

The 'world's most powerful man' faces a threat from New Delhi's infamous stray monkeys during his two day stay in the Capital starting November 7. Vijaita Singh reports.

Obama high on Indian bookseller lists

Obama's Wars by journalist Bob Woodward, which arrived in the country last week, is climbing the popularity charts fast and furious and also fuelling interest in previous works by and on the man.

US mom sells handwritten Obama letter for $7K

A 28-year-old mother of two whose bleak prospects and resilient attitude prompted a handwritten note from President Barack Obama promising "things will keep getting better" has sold the memento for $7,000.

US Prez brings best hi-tech ‘toys’ to Capital

In the next few days, Delhiites would be able to feast their eyes on few of the best gadgets available to humankind — all thanks to US President Barack Obama’s visit. Karan Choudhury reports

Dressing the first lady

With US First Lady Michelle Obama set to arrive in Delhi, Indian designers, too, are raring to get an opportunity to dress her. We got our desi designers to make exclusive sketches of what they'd like her to wear.

Maurya secured for Obama stay

In the next 24-hours ITC Maurya is set to become an impregnable fortress, with hundreds of United States Secret Service agents looking into every nook and cranny of the hotel. The entire hotel has been retrofitted with an array of hi-tech security gadgets that the US authorities brought to the hotel to secure President Barack Obama. Karan Choudhury reports.

The big seduction

“It is not enough to conquer; one must know how to seduce,” Voltaire had said with wisdom. And no one seduces better than American Culture, writes Indrajit Hazra.
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US first lady's India programme

US first lady Michelle Obama has two items on her itinerary separate from the President's. Jayanth Jacob reports.

Obama's India visit: Detailed itinerary

US President arrives at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai on Saturday, November 6, 2010. Event will be telecast live on DD News.

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