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  1. Obama on Russia: 'Large countries don't bully'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | KMIZ

    ... that are available to us short of military confrontation." On Monday, Obama will be the first U.S. leader to headline India's annual Republic Day parade, a colorful military spectacle featuring marching bands, dancing and lots of heavy machinery ...

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  2. Timeline: India-US civil nuclear agreementRead the original story

    7 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Following is the chronology of events in the India-US civil nuclear agreement since it was conceived by then Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh and then US president George W Bush in July 2005.July 18, 2005: Bush and Singh first announce their intention to enter into a civil nuclear agreement in Washington. March 1, 2006: Bush visits India for the first time.

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  3. There should be no distinction between terror groups: PM Narendra ModiRead the original story

    7 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Describing terrorism as a "principal global threat", Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said there should be no distinction between terrorist groups and each country must fulfil its commitments to eliminate "terror safe havens". India would deepen its cooperation with the US in combating terrorism, Modi said in his remarks at the joint media interaction here with US President Barack Obama.

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  4. Thank you for the 'chai pe charcha': Obama to ModiRead the original story

    8 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... along the red sandstone pathways, talking animatedly and gesticulating for effect. Hyderabad House is part of the India Gate complex at the centre of the capital through which will pass the Republic Day parade Monday where Obama is the chief guest. ...

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  5. Obama and India's Modi Declare 'Breakthrough' on Nuclear DealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | TIME.com

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with President Barack Obama prior to a meeting in New Delhi on Jan. 25, 2015. Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.

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  6. Barack and I: Modi stresses personal chemistryRead the original story

    8 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Talking glowingly about his "good friendship" with US President Barack Obama and how it had brought the people of India and US closer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed him by his first name "Barack" more than once while Obama, in response, was less informal and addressed him as "Modi" or "prime minister". "Barack and I have forged a friendship.

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  7. US-India relations renewed as Obama and Modi break nuclear deadlockRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Age

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Barack Obama and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi. New Delhi: US President Barack Obama and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi have hailed a new era of friendship between the world's two largest democracies, as they broke the deadlock on a long-stalled nuclear pact.

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  8. India, US to set up hotline between top leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: In a first, India and the US on Sunday agreed to set up a hotline between their top leaders - Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama. "We will establish hotlines between myself and Barack and our National Security Advisors," Modi said in his opening statement during the two leaders' joint interaction with the media.

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  9. Religion can't be made cause of conflict: PranabRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Asserting that religion cannot be made a cause of conflict, President Pranab Mukherjee today said "tolerance" and promotion of goodwill between diverse communities needs to be preserved with "utmost care and vigilance". In his address to the nation on the eve of 66th Republic Day, the President quoted Mahatma Gandhi, "religion is a force for unity" and said, "we cannot make it a cause of conflict" as wisdom of India always teaches "unity is strength,dominance is weakness."

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  10. Lankans may target US prez on Republic Day: Indian intel reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Indian intelligence agencies have issued alerts to Delhi police and other security agencies saying, US President Barack Obama might be targeted by anti-national elements belonging to Sri Lanka or Maldives, during his Delhi visit as the chief guest for the Republic Day parade. A close watch is being kept on Sri Lankan and Maldivian nationals staying in India, particularly those with longer visa validity or whose visas have expired.

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  11. Let certain things be under wraps: Modi, ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    ... "He is right...we can't tell you everything that we talked about." READ ALSO: 7 reasons why Obama's second visit to India is important The US President, however, said what they did share during their personal interactions was how much sleep each of ...

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  12. India, US announce steps to promote clean energyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dismissed that there was any pressure to ink a pact similar to US-China agreement on emission cuts as India and the US announced important steps to promote clean energy and confront climate change . Speaking after talks with visiting US President Barack Obama here, Modi said "President and I expressed hope for a successful Paris Conference on climate change this year".

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  13. Abandoned as a child bride, India's first lady still hopes her husband will callRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... Though she had not heard from her husband in years, she says she still hopes to join him one day in the capital as India's first lady. "If he calls me, I will go," she said in an interview. "I hear all his speeches on TV. I feel very good when I ...

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  14. Obama 'deeply concerned' about latest violence in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... walks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be photographed by the media at the Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. A piece of an exploded Grad missile is photographed outside an apartment building in Vostochniy, ...

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  15. Obama's presidential 'namaste'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    U.S. President Barack Obama offers floral tribute at the site where Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Obama's arrival Sunday morning in the bustling capital of New Delhi marked the first time an American leader has visited India twice during his presidency.

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  16. Modi, Obama announce nuclear breakthrough after New Delhi talksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Japan Times

    ... press conference with Obama in the Indian capital, New Delhi. The two countries in 2008 signed a landmark deal giving India access to civilian nuclear technology, but it has been held up by U.S. concerns over India's strict laws on liability in the ...

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  17. Saina defends Syed Modi title; Kashyap wins men's titleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Indian Express

    Saina Nehwal staged a scintillating comeback to defeat reigning world champion Carolina Marin and retain the women's singles title, while Parupalli Kashyap beat K Srikanth in an all-India final to win men's singles crown of the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here today. World number three Saina scraped past the seventh-ranked Spaniard 19-21 25-23 21-16 in a see-saw battle lasting an hour and 19 minutes to bag the title.

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  18. Rape, murders, harassment on roads have made women fearfulRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The Indian Express

    Atrocities of rape, murders, harassment on roads, kidnapping and dowry deaths have made women fearful in their own homes, President Pranab Mukherjee said in the capital on Sunday while asking countrymen to take a pledge to protect their honour. Addressing the nation on the eve of 66th Republic Day, he said "it pains me to see that Mother India is not respected by her own children when it comes to the safety of women".

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  19. Obama: U.S. can't play 'whack-a-mole' by sending troops to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Washington Times

    President Obama held out hope Sunday for a political solution to the burgeoning crisis in Yemen, where Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels have overrun the capital of Sanaa and upset U.S. operations against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a particularly dangerous wing of the Sunni terrorist group. Traveling in India, Mr. Obama pushed back at reports the U.S. had suspended its targeted drone strikes against the Islamist extremists.

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  20. Obama, Modi display bond, cite progress toward nuclear tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WBTV

    U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hand with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, upon arrival at the Palam Air Force Station in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Obama's arrival Sunday morning in the bustling capital of New Delhi ma... .

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