“A Promised Land” ends with 2011 and the next volume is to pick up after that. For that reason Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not figure in the book.
Tag: Barack Obama
The Nobel Committee in Norway awarded Obama the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.
Twitter also took the unprecedented measure of preventing verified accounts from tweeting.
You’ve got a lot to be proud of, Jiwandeep. Thanks for everything you do to make this country a little more equal. Turban looks great, by the way,” wrote Barack Obama on Twitter
In the finals of FIFA World Cup 2014, Argentina lost to Germany by 1-0 in Rio de Janerio.
Obama posted a throwback picture on his wife Michelle Obama’s birthday.
Washington ,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[Read More…]
Although US President Donald Trump creates a lot of buzz on Twitter round the clock, it is his predecessor Barack Obama who has the most-liked tweet of 2017 in his kitty. According to Twitter’s year-in-review list, Obama’s tweet reacting to racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August was not only[Read More…]
At a time when Manmohan Singh is under attack from the ruling BJP, former US President Barack Obama on Friday praised the former Prime Minister saying he was a great support in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. “(Manmohan) Singh was the primary partner while we were working during[Read More…]
Former US president Barack Obama had the audience here in splits when he said that he was the first American president to have a recipe for daal, the humble Indian dish which is staple in many Indian households. Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit in a question-answer session, he explained[Read More…]
President Barack Obama wrote a personal letter to Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States took charge, in a bid to continue a tradition that past Presidents followed. While Trump has mentioned about the letter, he made sure that no journalists get access to it. But now,[Read More…]
As former president of America, Barack Obama took to Twitter condemning racism, in the aftermath of a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, it became the most liked tweet ever, with more than 3 million social media users so far resonating similar sentiment. “No one is born hating another person because[Read More…]
Welcoming Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to the country, United States Senator, Marco Rubio, who represents Florida in the Upper House, cautioned him to ensure that “religious freedoms” remain a priority for the Indian government. He expressed his concern in a tweet. I welcome Indian PM Modi to the US.[Read More…]
The US State Department has notified that the USA is looking forward to host Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this month. “We look forward to having the (Indian) Prime Minister here in Washington – I believe it’s later this month,” State Department Spokesperson, Heather Nauert, said at a news conference[Read More…]
In a move honouring his campaign promise, US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. “I promised I would exit or renegotiate any deal which fails to serve America’s interests,” the president declared in an address in the White House[Read More…]
US President Donald Trump signed another controversial executive order to radically change Barack Obama’s climate policies, ceding American leadership in the international campaign to combat global warming. Trump signed the order at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), keeping his campaign promise to revive the coal industry. In the new executive[Read More…]
Barack and Michelle Obama’s upcoming book is to be a global event. As per reports, the Penguin Random House announced on Monday that it has lined up publishers from Ireland to South Africa for the two books, to be released by the Crown imprint in the US and Canada. Titles and[Read More…]
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a document that allows the government to reconsider the construction of Dakota Access Pipeline, a project that was routed in December by Obama Administration due to protest from activists and the native Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Large numbers of activists and Standing Rock[Read More…]
Amidst the protest across the globe, Donald Trump will deliver his first presidential speech to hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington DC and millions watching around the world Friday afternoon local time (10: 30 pm IST). Trump’s incoming press secretary Sean Spicer told media on Thursday that the[Read More…]
Outgoing US President Barack Obama, Nobel laureate for peace in 2009, was responsible for the dropping of 26,172 bombs in seven countries in 2016, over 3,000 more bombs than in 2015. The data released by Statistica are likely to be an underestimate, since the data came from a handful of[Read More…]
The first black president for eight years, Barack Obama has said that if the US continues to be inclusive and diverse, it may send a woman, a Hindu, a Jew or a Latino to the White House. The retiring president also made it clear that he was not going away[Read More…]
US President Barack Obama telephoned Narendra Modi to thank him for his partnership that enhanced Indo-US relations, said the White House. “Both leaders discussed the progress they have made on shared economic and security priorities, including recognition of India as a major defense partner of the United States and addressing[Read More…]
US President Barack Obama began his farewell address amid deafening chants of “four more years.” The President in his departure speech, warned against everything from anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, anti-women, anti-gay, pro-Russian to pro-rich sentiments that President-elect Donald Trump has publicly backed. Obama took up the stage in Chicago as the crowds[Read More…]