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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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20,000 more visitors can see Republic Day parade this year, besides Obama (Photos)

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Republic Day parade this year will see an additional gathering of 20,000 people on Rajpath here, a police official said Wednesday. “The extended sitting arrangements were done in the anticipation of more people coming to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongwith US President Barack Obama,” a senior police official told IANS. Arrangements are being ...

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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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Post-Immigration Reforms, Obama’s approval rating falls to 39%

President Barack Obama’s approval rating fell to 39 percent, according to a survey released on Tuesday as voters were divided about the executive action on measures he has taken to suspend the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants or undocumented foreigners. The survey, carried out by Quinnipiac University by interviewing 1,623 registered voters between Nov 18-23, found that Obama’s approval ...

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PM Sharif Invites Obama to Pakistan, Asks to Raise Kashmir Issue with India

Within hours after US President Barack Obama declared he will be visiting India and will be the chief guest at the Republic day celebration, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recalled an invitation that he extended to the President a year ago, on Saturday. While recalling the invitation, Sharif said that the people in Pakistan are likely to welcome the US ...

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Forbes Power Ranking: Prime Minister Modi Ranks 15

While Russian President Vladimir Putin once again beating US President Barack Obama to the top spot, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi achieved the 15th rank in the world’s most powerful people ranking on the Forbes list on Wednesday. "India’s newest rock star doesn’t hail from Bollywood. He is the newly elected prime minister who sailed into office in May with ...

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Obama to Cooperate with Congress; Seeks New Authorisation to Fight IS

US President Barack Obama said he is ready to work with Republicans who cruised to victory and became the majority party in both chambers of Congress after Tuesday’s mid-term election after defeating the Democrats on Wednesday. At a White House press conference held here Wednesday, Obama acknowledged that Republicans had "obviously" had a good midterm election, but expressed confidence that ...

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