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Canadian PM Calls Parliament Attack as Second ‘Terrorist Attack’

After a soldier was killed and the Parliament was attacked on Wednesday, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper called it as the second terrorist attack that took place in three days. The soldier was shot to death and the gunshots were being fired outside a room where Harper was speaking. As per reports, treasury board minister Tony Clement said, "PM (Harper) ...

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Modi to Light Diwali at Siachen Glacier as Obama Sends Out Greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join Indian soldiers at Siachen Glacier in Himalays to celebrate Diwali while the US President Barack Obama in a video message wished a “Happy Diwali” and “Saal Mubarak” saying the festival was a reminder that light will ultimately prevail. Indian prime minister will first arrive at the Siachen Glacier to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers ...

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PM’s US Visit: Modi to Pay Homage to 9/11 Memorial; To Address UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who reached US on Friday for his five-day visit, will pay tributes to the Gandhi Statue and visit the historic Lincoln Memorial and the recently established memorial for Martin Luther King Jr. Modi will also visit 9/11 attack memorial and is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday. After Modi’s visit to the ...

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Obama Nominates Richard Rahul Verma as US Ambassador to India

Indian-American Richard Rahul Varma has been nominated as the new US Ambassador to India by US President Barack Obama, declared White House on Thursday. The 45-year-old Verma is a senior counselor at the business advisory company led by former secretary of state Madeleine Albright, Steptoe & Johnson law firm and the Albright Stonebridge Group. He was the former Assistant Secretary ...

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Stop thinking Americans are stupid says Louisiana’s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal

Louisiana’s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, who had once warned his own Republican party to stop being the “stupid party”, says President Barack Obama’s Democrats now need to heed that advice. Jindal, former head of the Republican Governor’s Association who is said to be mulling a 2016 presidential run, gave the advice in a CNN OpEd in the wake of the ...

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Putin, Obama still in dialogue: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama have not stopped their contacts due to the situation in Ukraine, the Kremlin said Saturday. “The conversation is continuing quite regularly. The previous conversation between the two presidents took place last week,” Xinhua quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying. “There are a lot of disagreements now, and therefore these ...

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Obama arrives in South Korea to hold summit with South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye

US President Barack Obama arrived here Friday to hold a summit meeting with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye. The presidents of the two countries will discuss issues of North Korea’s nuclear programme and the South Korea-US alliance amid rising tensions in the region. Obama began his four-nation Asian tour from Japan where he met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ...

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Obama heartbroken over Fort Hood shooting

Washington, April 3 : US President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he was heartbroken over the shooting incident which occurred at the US Army base of Fort Hood in Texas state in the afternoon, Xinhua reported. Four people, including the gun man, have been killed and dozens reportedly injured in the shooting incident, media reports said. “We’re following it closely,” ...

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No buyers for Powell’s ‘retirement’ story

Washington, April 1 : No one is buying the American story that the resignation of US ambassador in India, Nancy Powell, was unrelated to recent tensions between the two countries, but as yet there is no definitive word about her likely successor. A section of the Indian media has speculated that Powell may be replaced by USAID administrator Rajiv Shah, ...

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