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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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"
US President Barack Obama and top economic powers have cancelled an upcoming G8 summit in Russia to build ....
US President Barack Obama has said Russia was on the "wrong side of history" and its invasion in Ukraine was an .....
US President Barack Obama and his European allies expressed "grave concern" over Russia's violation of.....
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.....
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