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US President Barack Obama speaks as First Lady Michelle Obama looks on at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai on Saturday. – UNI
Shillong choir tuning up for Obama's welcome
NEW DELHI, Nov 7 (IANS) - Set to perform at US President Barack Obama's reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan Monday, the Shillong Chamber Choir, which grabbed the gold at the World Choir Olympics and won an Indian reality show, is busy practicing its note ...

Farmers oppose big dams in Arunachal
LAKHIMPUR, Nov 7 (PTI) - A farmers' organisation here has opposed the proposed construction of big dams in Arunachal Pradesh claiming that it will have adverse impact in Assam. ...

Assam launches healthcare helpline
GUWAHATI, Nov 7 (IANS) - The Assam government Sunday launched a healthcare facility under which patients will be able to seek tips from doctors round-the-clock on an emergency telephone number. ...

Millions vote in Myanmar's first election in 20 years
YANGON, Nov 7 (DPA) - Myanmar's military-ruled population voted Sunday in the first election in more than 20 years, designed to introduce "discipline-flourishing democracy". ...

Hugs and kisses as PM greets Obamas in Delhi
NEW DELHI, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in New Delhi Sunday afternoon on the second leg of the four-day India visit to a warm reception by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur. ...

US can't impose itself on Indo-Pak dialogue: Obama
MUMBAI, Nov 7 (PTI) - President Barack Obama today made it clear that the United States "cannot impose" itself on Indo-Pak relations and called for a "military response" in a "significant ongoing way" against those who perpetrated terror attacks in M ...

Bangla war memorial park being set up in Tripura
AGARTALA, Nov 7 (PTI) - A verdant 20-hectare land dotted by seven hillocks and a serpentine lake will house a memorial and museum to commemorate Indian soldiers and Bangladeshi civilians who laid down their lives for liberation of Bangladesh in 1971. ...

India is a 'risen' power: Obama
MUMBAI, Nov 7 (IANS) - US President Barack Obama Sunday said he wanted to take ties with India to another level and asserted that the South Asian nation has already “risen” as a power. ...

India has biggest stake in a successful Pak: Obama
MUMBAI, Nov 7 (IANS) - Ruling out the US becoming part of India-Pakistan bilateral talks, President Barack Obama Sunday said India has "the biggest stake" in a successful and stable Pakistan. ...

Learning each day from Gandhi's life: Obama
MUMBAI, Nov 7 (IANS) - Mahatma Gandhi's journey is a never-ending source of inspiration for the young generation, US President Barack Obama said Sunday. ...

Flying start to Obama visit
MUMBAI, Nov 6 – President Barack Obama today began his 3-day visit to India with a surprise announcement of business deals worth US$ 10 billion in aviation, power and other sectors that will create 50,000 jobs in the US, but he made a strong pitch fo ...

Obama pays homage to 26/11 terror victims
MUMBAI, Nov 6 – Standing not far from where 10 Pakistani terrorists sneaked through the sea route nearly two years back to attack India’s financial capital, US President Barack Obama today paid homage to the victims and demanded that those behind the ...

Gandhi a hero to entire world: Obama
MUMBAI, Nov 6 – After visiting the house of Mahatma Gandhi whom he looked to for inspiration, US President Barack Obama today hailed the Father of the Nation as “a hero not just to India but to the world,” reports PTI. ...

Extortion, abduction cause concern
GUWAHATI, Nov 6 – Though the level of violence in Assam has come down in recent months, kidnappings and extortion demands remain a cause of concern for the Government as well as for the police and security forces engaged in counter-insurgency operati ...

Rare newspapers recovered
GUWAHATI, Nov 6 – Former Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka, who is a writer, and an advocate as well, has collected two complete copies of two different issues of The Times of Assam and parts of its four other issues. In addition, Deka has collected one pho ...

SS Ray dead
KOLKATA, Nov 6 – Former West Bengal Chief Minister Siddhartha Shankar Ray tonight died at his south Kolkata residence after a protracted illness, reports PTI. ...

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