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Barack Obama meets steelworkers, bakers to promote his executive plans

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 09:53

Obama on Wednesday set out at a two-day trip on American roads to promote his execute plans.

Obama hits the road to push 'opportunity' agenda

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 03:52

Obama appeared at a Costco wholesale store in suburban Maryland to push his plan to raise the minimum wage from USD 7.25 to USD 10.10 an hour.

`Lost my cool` says US lawmaker who threatened journalist

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 02:10

Embattled US congressman Michael Grimm apologised after threatening to break a reporter in half and throw him off a balcony after he was asked about a campaign finance probe.

Afghan leader strikes friendlier tone toward US

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 01:55

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has welcomed President Barack Obama`s State of the Union remarks on his country, striking a friendlier note after weeks of anti-American rhetoric.

US should not surrender its edge in innovation: Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 13:13

President Barack Obama Tuesday said the country that goes "all-in" on innovation will own the global economy tomorrow as he asserted that the US should not surrender its edge in this field.

US economy poised for 'breakthrough' this year: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 11:24

In his annual State of the Union Address, Obama said immigration reform is key to economic growth of the country.

State of the Union: Barack Obama promises `action` in 2014, even without Cong nod

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 10:26

Seeking to breathe the much needed life into his lacklustre second term, Barack Obama in his fifth State of Union address vowed to make 2014 a year of action.

This can be a breakthrough year for America: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 01:47

In his sixth State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that "this can be a breakthrough year for America”.

Union Bank raises Rs 2,000 cr to shore up capital

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 15:50

Union Bank of India on Friday raised Rs 2,000 crore through issuing bonds that are compliant with the global banking norms, Basel III.

Maritime States to get Central aid for port devt, waterways

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 11:02

The scheme seeks to offer financial aid for capital dredging, coastal jetty, Inland Waterways Transport (IWT) jetties and preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for infrastructure development, a Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) official has said.

Obama seeks action on climate change

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 13:55

In a stern message over the dangers being posed by climate change, US President Barack Obama today pledged to take unilateral action if the Congress refuses to back him.

Obama tells N Korea, Iran to meet international obligations

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 11:55

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned both North Korea and Iran to meet the international obligations regarding their controversial nuclear programme or else face isolation and action.