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PM Departs for CoP-21 Climate Change Summit at Paris, India Faces Biggest Challenge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Climate Change Confererence (COP)-21 in Paris tomorrow, November 30, 2015 to face one of the major challenges to his government’s diplomatic efforts in the global arena. Mr Modi will address the meeting of International Solar Alliance with Prime Minister of France, Mr. François Hollande and attend ‘Mission Innovation’ being hosted by US ...

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Meet Ahmed Mohamed, 14, Whose Handcuffed Arrest for Digital Clock Shocked World

People are saying "#IStandWithAhmed" after boy arrested when homemade clock mistaken for bomb http://t.co/jQneTbNIme pic.twitter.com/pxdVVvBsSQ — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) September 16, 2015 Like any other school kid, Ahmed Mohamed worked on his class project adding extra gadgets and making a digital clock with wires attached to a small motor and it could have passed off as one of many ...

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Scary Earth Photo Clicked from DSCOVR?

  NASA camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has taken a picture of the Earth from 1.6 km away in space and here is how it looks — too scary to imagine and it is the sun-side of Earth. Taken on July 6 by DSCOVR’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), it cptures different images from near infrared to ...

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White House Hosts iftaar Party

US President Barack Obama hosted an Iftaar Party at the White House inviting mostly American Muslims and Muslim ambassadors, including those from Pakistan and Bangladesh. Addressing the guests, President Barack Obama said, “Our annual White House Iftar recognises the sacredness of Ramzan to more than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world.” Reminding that Iftar is a reflector of the freedoms ...

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US President Barack Hussein Obama Sends ‘Chadar’ for Ajmer Sharif

By Quaid Najmi US President Barack Husssein Obama, who missed a visit to Agra and Ajmer during his visit to India in January during the Republic Day celebrations has sent a “chadar” for 803rd Urs or celebrations of the revered saint Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Hasan Chisty of Ajmer, starting Monday. A red coloured, richly embroidered ‘chadar’ (holy cloth) will be ...

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Obama names Indian American investor Sunil Sabharwal as IMF director

President Barack Obama has nominated Sunil Sabharwal, an independent Indian American investor in the payments sector, as US Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund for a term of two years. The White House sent Sabharwal’s nomination to the Senate on Wednesday. At over two dozen, Obama administration boasts of having the highest number of Indian Americans in key jobs ...

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‘Newsweek’ Twitter Account Hacked by ISIS Cybercaliphate to send threats to Michelle Obama

‘Newsweek’ magazine’s Twitter account has been compromised briefly but recovered according to its editor-in-chief Jim Impoco. It was earlier reported that the Twitter account for Newsweek had been hacked by ISIS supporters, apparently sending a threat to Michelle Obama. They had replaced the banner of Newsweek with their own called CyberCaliphate, and sent a tweet that read: “Bloody Valentine’s Day ...

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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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