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27 January, 2015 1:20 AM Russian-make tank salutes US President

NEW DELHI: It's not always that a Russian tank points its barrel at the US President. On Monday, a fleet of three T-90S tanks lowered their turrets in salute to the VVIP enclosure, where chief guest Barack Obama was sitting. This is probably the first time that Obama, the first US President at the January 26 celebrations, saw such a display of Russian-origin 50

26 January, 2015 7:49 PM Nari Shakti gets Obama's thumbs-up

NEW DELHI: India's women power was on full display on Monday as the country showcased its military might at the 66th Republic Day parade in the capital. For the first time, all-women contingents of the Army, Navy and Air Force marched on Rajpath, a rare spectacle that was in line with this year's theme, "Nari Shakti". Nearly 1.5 lakh people witnessed 49

26 January, 2015 3:34 PM Obama ends Republic Day with $4 billion pledge

NEW DELHI: 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, Obama was the first 17

26 January, 2015 1:42 PM US sees role for India in battle against Islamic State

NEW DELHI: India could play a role in battling Islamic State, the White House said on Monday during a visit to New Delhi by President Barack Obama, underlining Washington's confidence that India is increasingly prepared to engage on global security issues. US deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said India's involvement could focus on intelligence 22

26 January, 2015 8:38 AM Republic Day parade: 6 things which happened for first time

Barack Obama on Monday became the first American President to grace the Republic Day celebrations. Barack and Michelle Obama were received at the VVIP dais of the ceremonial boulevard Rajpath by Vice President Hamid Ansari and his wife Salma, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Dressed in a dark suit, Obama was seated 31

26 January, 2015 4:34 AM Republic Day parade: With Obama looking on, India shows its military might

NEW DELHI: With US President Barack Obama as the chief guest, India displayed its defence prowess and its diverse culture during the Republic Day parade. President Pranab Mukherjee had said on Sunday that the presence of US President Barack Obama at the Republic Day parade will demonstrate to the world the growing ties of friendship and trust that bind the two democracies 47

25 January, 2015 9:43 AM Obama's India visit aimed at containing China: Report

BEIJING: As US President Barack Obama arrived in India for an unprecedented second visit, a wary Beijing kept a close watch on its outcome amid commentaries by official think tanks here that the trip is aimed at containing China but New Delhi will not fall for it. Obama's arrival was a breaking news on state-run CCTV which showed live feed of him being 61

23 January, 2015 10:47 PM At 192, India has 5th most thinktanks in the world

MUMBAI: India has the fifth most number of thinktanks in the world at 192, with six of them among the global top 150. The US tops the list with 1,830 such bodies, followed by China (429), the UK (287) and Germany (194), the recently released Global Go To thinktank Index Report (GGTTI) 2014 has said. The six Indian thinktanks in the global top 150 list are the Centre 95

23 January, 2015 9:42 AM IPCA Labs tanks 9%, gets USFDA import alert for Ratlam unit

Investors offloaded a huge chunk of shares of Ipca Laboratories on Friday. The stock fell nearly 9 percent intraday. The pharmaceutical firm received import alert from US Food and Drug Administration for its Ratlam unit due to violations of standard production practices. "The USFDA has issued an import alert to the active pharmaceutical ingredients 15

21 January, 2015 11:10 AM Nifty ends above 8700 for 1st time; HUL up 5%, ITC tanks 5%

The 50-share NSE Nifty closed above the 8700-mark for the first time ever, up 33.90 points or 0.39 percent at 8729.50. The 30-share BSE Sensex hit an intraday high of 28958.10, before closing at 28888.86, up 104.19 points. Benchmarks gained 452 points and 1542 points in the five consecutive sessions, respectively. Gaurav Mehta, Ambit says having found 17