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Wrestling coach Satpal gets Padma Bhushan; Sardar, Sindhu Padma Shri
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Satpal, who also coached inspirational Sushil Kumar, was Sunday named for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, while national hockey team captain Sardar Singh and two-time badminton World Championships bronze medallist P.V. Sinhdu were among the five sportspersons chosen for this year's Padma Shri awards.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:06:15 PM

Chai pe charcha moment in Modi, Obama talks
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) It was the "Chai pe Charcha" moment in Indian diplomacy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, known for his innovative and more personal approach to diplomatic engagements, Sunday took a stroll with US President Barack Obama in the neatly manicured lawns of Hyderabad House and also poured him a cup of tea - all without any aides.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:06:14 PM

Delhi turned fortress as Obama arrives for R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Over 20,000 policemen guarded the US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on the first day of his three-day visit here, an official said Sunday.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:00:04 PM

Padma Shri a pleasant surprise: P.V. Sindhu
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Top Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu was happily surprised when she got to know that she will be conferred India's fourth highest civilian honour - the Padma Shri -- and said the award will only motivate her to do better in the future.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:56:15 PM

Mukherjee hosts Obama to sumptuous dinner
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A lavish and sumptuous menu with dishes reflecting a variety of Indian cuisine awaited US President Barack Obama at the banquet hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday evening.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:56:14 PM

Four spiritual leaders conferred Padma award
News Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Jagat Guru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya and three other spiritual leaders, including a NRI in Portugal, were Sunday conferred with Padma awards.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:52:13 PM

Borders sealed for R-Day in northern West Bengal
Siliguri, Jan 25 (IANS) Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place across northern West Bengal including sealing the international borders with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh ahead of Republic Day.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:44:04 PM

Obama visit: India, US achieve breakthrough in civil nuclear deal (Roundup)
New Delhi Jan 25 (IANS) India and the US Sunday announced the much-anticipated breakthrough agreement on commercial implementation of their landmark civil nuclear deal, six years after it was signed, and also entered a new strategic phase of co-production of some defence projects as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting US President Barack Obama held talks marked by much warmth and camaraderie.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:42:12 PM

India faces no pressure to curb carbon emission: Modi
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the US-China climate deal imposed no pressure on India to roll back its carbon emission, but described climate change as a "bigger pressure" that warranted action from all.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:36:13 PM

US agency to help develop smart cities in India
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Sunday signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh to support the development of smart cities in these states, it was announced here.

Sunday, January 25, 2015 9:28:04 PM

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