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Washington: US President Barack Obama looks forward to meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Washington on Friday to discuss a wide range of issues and their shared objectives, the White House has said. "He (Obama) very much looks forward to the meeting," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters ahead of Singh's arrival in the American capital. "He looks forward to having a discussion about all of the issues and shared objectives that the US and India have," Carney said. Singh is scheduled to arrive in Washington on Thursday. During the meeting at the White House, the two leaders will discuss a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, officials from both sides said. Singh will be in the US to attend the UN General Assembly sessions. He is also scheduled to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the margins of the sessions.

Modi govt to blame for power outage in Mumbai: Maha CM

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Modi govt to blame for power outage in Mumbai: Maha CM

Mumbai: Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today blamed the Narendra Modi government for the power outage in several parts of south and central Mumbai. The power outage, which started at about 9:45 am,...


AAP slams Modi govt for failing to bring back black money

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AAP slams Modi govt for failing to bring back black money

New Delhi: AAP today slammed the Narendra Modi government for failing to bring back black money and curb corruption even after completion of 100 days in office."100 days are up. Where is the blac...

Modi addressing students on Teachers' Day not new, copying Obama: Cong

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Modi addressing students on Teachers' Day not new, copying Obama: Cong

Chandigarh: Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Tuesday took a dig at Narendra Modi over his planned interaction with school children on Teachers' Day and said the Prime Minister was "indis...

Outbreak of the Ebola virus in Congo has killed 31 people, says WHO

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Outbreak of the Ebola virus in Congo has killed 31 people, says WHO

Kinshasa: An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization (...

2G scam: CBI denies Director Ranjit Sinha met ADAG officials

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2G scam: CBI denies Director Ranjit Sinha met ADAG officials

New Delhi: CBI today dismissed reports that officials of a telecom company indicted in the 2G scam had met its Director Ranjit Sinha calling it malicious and part of a concerted design to malign the a...

Former attorney general GE Vahanvati passes away

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Former attorney general GE Vahanvati passes away

Former attorney general Goolamhussein Essaji Vahanvati, who got embroiled in many controversies, today passed away at the age of 65. Vahanvati served as the attorney general from June 2009 for three y...

Coal scam: CBI probe of Navbharat Power comes under court scanner

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Coal scam: CBI probe of Navbharat Power comes under court scanner

New Delhi: CBI's investigation in the Coal blocks allocation scam has come under the scanner of a special court which questioned the agency for not taking corrective measures in its supplementary char...