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Fighter jets intercept two small planes in Obama’s airspace


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Two F-15 fighter jets intercepted two small airplanes that strayed into President Barack Obama's airspace during a campaign visit to Connecticut and New York on Monday, military ... Read more...

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US sees no Iranian role in ending Syrian violence


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has insisted that it sees no role for Iran in ending violence and bloodshed in Syria, Xinhua reported."I don't think anybody with ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers attack Kabul shortly after Obama’s visit


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three suicide bombers attacked the Afghan capital of Kabul on early Wednesday morning, killing at least seven people and injuring several others, officials said. It happened shortly ... Read more...

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From Hillary Clinton to Romney’s dog, Obama pokes fun at all


April 29th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama turned comic for a night to poke fun at everything, from the Secret Service scandal to his top diplomat Hillary Clinton, to ... Read more...

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Osama wanted to kill Obama to create chaos: Washington Post (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden pushed his organization to develop plans to kill US President Barack Obama, according to media reports citing ... Read more...

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Obama takes Cameron on Air Force One


March 14th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday took British Prime Minister David Cameron on board his Air Force One presidential jet for a college basketball game in ... Read more...

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US confirms three-way talks with Taliban


February 17th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) The US has confirmed to have participated in three-way talks with the Afghan government and Taliban.According to White House spokesman Jay Carney, the US side ... Read more...

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US dismisses Iran’s nuke achievements


February 16th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US has dismissed the nuclear achievements demonstrated by Iran as something not terribly new and impressive.Washington expected to learn more from the International Atomic Energy ... Read more...

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Oldman prefers Smiley over Bond!


February 5th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Veteran British actor Gary Oldman finds his spy character from the movie "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" more interesting than James Bond.The Oscar-nominated star, who plays ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama visits Shanksville crash site


September 12th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday visited Shanksville - the crash site of the United Flight 93, one of the passenger planes hijacked by terrorists Sep ... Read more...

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Obama celebrates 50th birthday with friends, family


August 5th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is celebrating his 50th birthday with friends and family, the White House said.White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A book to leaf through rich legacy of Air House


July 20th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Now a coffee table book encapsulates the rich legacy of the residence of Indian Air Force (IAF) chiefs, who shaped the contours of the force. ... Read more...

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Air Force One lands safely after an aborted landing effort


May 19th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Connecticut, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Air Force One aborted an attempted landing before it successfully did so on the second attempt. The world’s most sophisticated plane had President Barack Obama on ... Read more...

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White House congratulates royal couple on their wedding


April 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The White House has congratulated Prince William and Princess Catherine on their wedding at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday."We congratulate Prince William and Catherine Middleton [..] on their ... Read more...

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Republicans face the reality check: Obama hard to beat


March 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.1 (ANI): Republicans in the United States have been given a reality check about the 2012 elections in that President Barack Obama will be a lot tougher to defeat this ... Read more...

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Ambulance that carried JFK’s casket up for grabs


January 5th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): The 1963 Pontiac Bonneville ambulance that carried the body of former US President John F. Kennedy following his assassination will be auctioned later this month.It will be on ... Read more...

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Obamas’ make merry in Hawaii as Americans battle snow storm


December 31st, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by ANI
Los Angeles/Hawaii, Dec. 31 (ANI): The Obamas'Hawaiin holiday is costing the national exchequer at least 1.5 million dollars,and in normal circumstances, no one would mind it, but with mainland America battered by ... Read more...

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List of suspects behind John F. Kennedy’s assasination up for grabs


December 13th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A list of suspects that was made by late President John F. Kennedy's secretary at the time of his assassination is to be auctioned off.Evelyn Lincoln made the ... Read more...

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Air Force One costs a staggering $181K to run every hour


November 25th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): The US military has provided an updated estimate on the cost of running Air Force One and the amount is a staggering 181,757 dollars per hour.The figures ... Read more...

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Barack Obama Asserts That The TSA’s Pat-Downs Are Invasive But Necessary To Attain Security


November 21st, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The electorally beleaguered American President, Barack Obama, has mentioned at a press convention in Lisbon during the NATO conference that certain segments of the American ... Read more...

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Obama concludes India visit, flies to Indonesia


November 9th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday left New Delhi for Indonesia after his three-day visit to India.Obama and his wife Michelle were given a warm send-off ... Read more...

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Obama ends India visit, flies to Indonesia (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday left for Indonesia after a four-day visit to India where he declared support for New Delhi's bid for a permanent UN ... Read more...

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Gibbs threatens to pull Obama out of meeting with Indian PM Singh


November 8th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Monday threatened to pull U.S. President Barack Obama from a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.The ... Read more...

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Air Force One At New Delhi’s IGI Airport Now


November 7th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Delhi, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air Force One which is the official carrier of the president of USA has arrived at the IGI airport in New Delhi. However, the ... Read more...

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Crack marine commandos guard Obama, wife at naval helibase (With images)


November 7th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) The Indian Navy's crack marine commandos (MARCOS) guarded US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle as they arrived at the naval helibase INS Shikra here Sunday ... Read more...

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Indian brides ready to welcome Barack Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Women dressed in bridal finery, wearing lehengas and saris, will Sunday welcome the Obamas in a traditionally Indian manner with flowers as strains of the shehnai ... Read more...

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President Obama arrives in Delhi, PM sets aside protocol to receive him


November 7th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): Setting aside protocol, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh personally received US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Air Force Station, Palam, next to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s progress on stamping out terror is slow: President Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US, President Barack Obama on Sunday said Pakistan's progress on stamping out terror is slow, and added that it is not acting as quick as desired."There are ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan’s photo-op with the Obamas


November 7th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) On Saturday, Ashok Chavan was the first to shake hands with the Obamas at Mumbai airport and presented them with a coffee table book on Maharashtra, and ... Read more...

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Barack, Michelle Obama dance with Mumbai school children


November 7th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama danced with the kids of Holy Name School, Colaba, here today to celebrate Diwali with them.The Obamas, who ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, wife to receive Obamas’ at Delhi airport


November 7th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, are expected to receive US President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when they ... Read more...

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Obama floods Twitter in India


November 6th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The moment US President Barack Obama's Air Force One touched down in Mumbai, the Twitterati got active, and inundated cyberspace with messages -- ranging from eating ... Read more...

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Obama signals easing of high-tech exports, unveils $15 bn deals (Intro Night Roundup)


November 6th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama began his maiden visit to India Saturday by promising to remove restrictions on sensitive high-tech exports, a nagging irritant in the evolution of ... Read more...

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Obama supports India’s rise, declares $15 bn deals (Night Roundup)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama began his maiden visit to India Saturday by describing ties between the two countries as a "defining and indispensable partnership of the 21st ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air Force One Reaches India With President Barack Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much anticipation and wait the iconic Air Force One has reached India with the First couple of USA. The arrival of the Air Force One ... Read more...

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