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Eminent Fashion Designer From Odisha Bibhu Mohapatra
My American Dream Fulfilled: Odia Fashion Designer Bibhu Mohapatra Once Left The Obamas Teary-Eyed

From a small-town boy in Odisha to setting up a famous fashion label in the United States of America (USA), ace fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra has come a long way.

Barack Obama slams US admin for COVID-19 response

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama has slammed the incumbent administration of President Donald Trump for its response to the COVID-19 pandemic as an “absolute chaotic disaster.” A tape recording of Obama’s remarks, rendered during a chat with members of the Obama Alumni Association on Friday, revealed that the former President said that Trump has […]

Women Are Indisputably Better Than Men: Barack Obama

Singapore: Former US President Barack Obama said on Monday that if women ran every country in the world, there would be a general improvement in living standards and outcomes. Speaking at a private event on leadership here, Obama said while in office he had mused what a world run by women would look like, reports […]

Trump slams Obama over Turkey's Russia missile purchase

Washington: US President Donald Trump has refused to criticise the Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan over its purchase of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles and blamed Ankara’s move on his predecessor, former President Barack Obama. Trump on Tuesday told reporters before a White House cabinet meeting that Erdogan wanted to buy the US Patriot missile […]

Obamas to produce movie based on Trump presidency

Los Angeles: Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama’s production house will bring out an adaptation of Michael Lewis’ “The Fifth Risk”, which is around the administration of the Donald Trump presidency. Higher Ground Productions, the Obama’s production company in partnership with Netflix, has unveiled an initial slate of projects, including this adaptation, […]

Image: U.S. President Barack Obama gestures while addressing news conference in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington
Obama dons Santa hat to cheer sick kids

Washington DC: Former Us President Barack Obama paid a surprise visit to the Children’s National Medical Center here, bringing with him a sack of presents for the young patients. The 44th President was given a rock star’s entrance as he entered the hospital, with his swagger giving way to dance moves as he neared the […]

Obama named most admired man in Gallup poll

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were named respectively the most admired man and woman in the new Gallup poll. Obama, who has held the title for 10th year in a row, was named by 17 per cent of those polled as the man they admired most, compared […]

Trump administration may ban spouses of H-1B visa holders from working

Washington: The Trump administration may revoke an Obama-era rule that allows work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a move that could affect thousands of Indian workers and their families. Since 2015, the spouses of H-1B, or high-skilled, visa holders waiting for green cards have been eligible to work in the US on […]

Indian immigrants in US fear deportation post DACA repeal

Washington: Thousands of people from India, who arrived in the US illegally as children, are fearing deportation after President Donald Trump decided to repeal an Obama-era amnesty programme, a South Asian Advocacy group has said. Trump repealed the Deferred Action for Children Arrival (DACA) programme that granted work permits to immigrants who arrived in the […]

Obama's tweet in response to Charlottesville breaks record

Washington: Former US President Barack Obama’s response to the weekend’s violence in Charlottesville in US state of Virginia, has broken the record for most Twitter likes, with a number of over 3 million on the social media platform. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background […]

Obama unveils Presidential Center design

Chicago: Former US President Barack Obama with his wife Michelle returned to Chicago to unveiled a 3-D model of his presidential center, media reports said. Obama and his wife Michelle Obama on Wednesday, made their first public appearance on plans for the presidential library at the South Shore Cultural Center of south Chicago. Hundreds of […]

Obama proposed to another woman before Michelle: Book

Washington: Barack Obama proposed to a “serious” girlfriend before he met his eventual wife Michelle, according to a new biography of the former US President. The book – “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama” writtedn by David J. Garrow – shares for the first time the story of the woman Sheila Miyoshi Jager, with […]

Donald Trump
Trump signs order overhauling Obama's attempts to slow climate change

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at tackling global warming. The order seeks to suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. As part of the roll-back, Trump […]

Pluto fly-by
NASA probe beams 'phone call' after Pluto fly-by

Washington: After completing the historic fly-by of Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons probe has successfully beamed a pre-programmed “phone call” — a 15-minute series of status messages -to mission scientists on Earth. US President Barack Obama congratulated the NASA team for this historic feat on Twitter. “Pluto just had its first visitor! Thanks @NASA – it’s […]

Obama finally owns a personal Twitter account

Washington: “Dad, husband, and 44th President of the United States.” With this message, US president Barack Obama has joined Twitter with his personal account. According to the New York Times, his first post from @POTUS twitter handle on Monday included a greeting -“Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really!” “Six years in, they’re finally giving me my […]

India will succeed as long it is not "splintered" on religious lines: Obama

New Delhi: Making a strong pitch for religious tolerance, US President Barack Obama today said every person has the right to practice his faith without any persecution and that India will succeed so long it is not “splintered” on religious lines. Addressing a Town hall event at the Siri Fort auditorium on the third and […]

US vows to degrade and destroy ISIL with relentless effort

Unveiling its comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy, US on Thursday vowed to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State (IS) with air strikes and said terrorists who threaten America will find "no safe haven"

G-8 on Ukrain crisis
Russia's G8 summit cancelled over Ukraine crisis

US President Barack Obama and top economic powers have cancelled an upcoming G8 summit in Russia to build ....

Russia broke international law in Ukraine:Obama

US President Barack Obama has said Russia was on the "wrong side of history" and its invasion in Ukraine was an .....

Obama calls leaders of UK, Poland and Germany on Ukraine

US President Barack Obama and his European allies expressed "grave concern" over Russia's violation of.....

Obama told Putin to withdraw Russian forces: WH

US President Barack Obama has called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to "de-escalate" tensions in Ukraine and asked him to pull his forces back to bases in Crimea.....

Obama believes in further cementing Indo-US ties: White House

Notwithstanding strained ties after the arrest of an Indian diplomat, President Barack Obama strongly believes that relationship with India is "extremely important" and it must be further cemented, a top US official has said