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Obama addresses town hall meeting

Obama addresses town hall meeting

US President Barack Obama has addressed a town hall-style meeting with young people in Delhi on the final day of his visit to India. The US can become India's "best partner", Obama told the gathering of university students and activists. Speaking at a joint business forum in Delhi on Monday,  Obama said there was "much...

Obama ends day of Indian pageantry with $4 billion pledge

Obama ends day of Indian pageantry with $4 billion pledge

US President Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4 billion in investments and loans, seeking to release what he called the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership between the world's largest democracies. Earlier in the day, at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

12 killed as train rams into vehicle in India

12 killed as train rams into vehicle in India

Twelve members of a family, including four children, were killed and three others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by Dhuri-Sirsa passenger train at an unmanned rail crossing in Sarsod village of Hisar on Monday amid dense fog. The driver of the transport vehicle was among those killed, SHO, government...

Modi warmly receives Obama

Modi warmly receives Obama

In a fresh bid to make India an enduring strategic partner, US President Barack Obama landed in New Delhi on Sunday for a highly symbolic visit and to nurture friendship with a prime minister who a year ago was persona non grata in Washington. Obama will be the first US president to attend India's Republic Day parade, a show of military might long associated with the anti-Americanism of the Cold War, and will host a radio show with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His presence at Monday's procession at Modi's personal invitation is the latest revival in a roller-coaster relationship between the two largest democracies that just a year ago was in...

Microcredit no panacea for poverty: study

Microcredit no panacea for poverty: study

Six studies in four continents, including one in India, have shown no evidence of microcredit successfully alleviating poverty, researchers said on Friday. Microcredit also had no impact on women’s empowerment, the findings showed, upturning one of the articles of faith of development policy, including in India, reports The Hindu. Conducted by researchers affiliated to Innovations...

India eases system for Bangladeshi visa seekers

India eases system for Bangladeshi visa seekers

Amid suffering of Bangladeshi visa seekers, India today announced exemption of online ‘appointment date’ system for processing visa applications of all categories, except tourists visas, with effect from February 1. According to a press release of the High Commission of India, the applications will be accepted in all categories of visas except tourists on...

BSF shoots 2 Bangladeshis in Lalmonirhat

BSF shoots 2 Bangladeshis in Lalmonirhat

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot and injured two Bangladeshi cattle traders near Burimari frontier in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat early today. Injured Rabiul Islam, 25, and Bakul Hossain, 28, hailed from Mughlibari village were rushed to Patgram Upazila Health Complex and Rangpur Medical College Hospital respectively, reports our Lalmonirhat correspondent. A BSF patrol team...

‘Bangladeshi hackers' take down Pakistan Jamaat website

‘Bangladeshi hackers' take down Pakistan Jamaat website

“We Hack to Protect Bangladesh,” was the message left by hackers on the official website of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan on Tuesday, reports Pakistan-based The Express Tribune. The official website of the religio-political party was allegedly hacked by Bangladesh hackers on Tuesday, warning the party to stop interfering in the internal affairs of their country. Besides mocking...

Residential art exchange programme ends

Residential art exchange programme ends

A week-long residential art exchange programme of visual and performing artists, painters, photographers, writers, musicians and designers  from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh ended at the historical Lakhutia Zamindar House premises in Barisal on Friday afternoon. The prominent personalities  who took part in the exchange programme were Aditi Gupta(architect and art history researcher), Sisir Thapa...

US asks for no-fly zone over Rajpath on R-Day, India says no

US asks for no-fly zone over Rajpath on R-Day, India says no

India has politely turned down a suggestion by Barack Obama's security teams that a 5-km "no-fly zone" be imposed around the majestic Rajpath during the Republic Day parade, which will have the US President as the chief guest for the first time, reports the Times of India. A no-fly zone would have led to...

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