Barack Obama

Barack Obama announces death of former US 'first dog', says lost true friend

Former US President Barack Obama announced the death of Bo, who became the first presidential pet in the Obama White House.

May 09, 2021, 17:06 PM IST

Former US President Barack Obama calls Myanmar violence 'heartbreaking', says there should be costs to generals

Former U.S. President Barack Obama, who while in office promoted democratic change in Myanmar, wrote on Twitter that he was "appalled by heartbreaking violence" in Myanmar.

Apr 27, 2021, 10:04 AM IST

US Senate vote to confirm Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as President Joe Biden's surgeon general

The US Senate voted on Tuesday (March 23) to confirm Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy to be US President Biden's surgeon general.

Mar 24, 2021, 07:12 AM IST

From PM Narendra Modi to Barack Obama - Star celebs at Bear Grylls’s adventure shows

British adventurer and TV personality Bear Grylls has hosted many celebrities in his various adventurous shows. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US President Barack Obama, actor Akshay Kumar, Holywood actress Kate Hudson have all joined Grylls in his daring escapades. His shows aim at exploring survival of the fittest theory in extreme conditions. 

Feb 06, 2021, 22:41 PM IST

White House new website has a secret message for coders: Read to know what that is

The revamped website has a secret for hte tech savvy coders and is a challenge of sorts to find it. Former President Barack Obama had launched the service in 2014 to recruit technologists to help revamp government services - for example by modernizing Medicare`s payment system or reforming hiring practices across government agencies. Tech specialists join the Digital Service for typically one or two years.

Jan 21, 2021, 13:39 PM IST

Barack Obama slams Donald Trump, says 'violence at Capitol Hill a moment of great dishonour and shame' for US

Former US President Barack Obama has slammed his Republican successor and outgoing President Donald Trump and said history would remember the attack on US Capitol "incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the outcome of a lawful election, as a moment of great dishonour and shame for our nation.""

Jan 07, 2021, 11:27 AM IST

Former US President Barack Obama reveals daughter Malia’s boyfriend quarantined with them

Obama said, "He's British ... wonderful young man, and he was sort of stuck because there was a whole visa thing and he had a job set up. So we took him in and I didn't want to like him, but he's a good kid."

Dec 21, 2020, 11:35 AM IST

3 former US presidents willing to take COVID-19 vaccine publicly to boost confidence

Health care workers and nursing home residents should be at the front of the line, according to the influential Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. That encompasses about 24 million people out of a U.S. population of around 330 million.

Dec 04, 2020, 07:46 AM IST

Neera tandon Name Given as budget chief OMB Director by Joe Biden after Winning US Elections

भारतीय मूल की नीरा टंडन हिलेरी क्लिंटन की भी करीबी सहयोगी रही हैं. हिलेरी के साथ 14 से भी ज्यादा साल तक काम कर चुकी हैं.

Dec 01, 2020, 14:50 PM IST

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart's debut novel 'Shuggie Bain' wins 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction

"'Shuggie Bain' is destined to be a classic - a moving, immersive and nuanced portrait of a tight-knit social world, its people and its values," Jury Chair Margaret Busby said.  

Nov 20, 2020, 13:56 PM IST

Certain elements inside Pakistan's military had links to al Qaeda, reveals Barack Obama on Abbottabad raid that killed Osama bin Laden

"We had one other constraint: Whatever option we chose could not involve the Pakistanis," wrote Barack Obama in his book 'A Promised Land'.

Nov 17, 2020, 16:58 PM IST

Here's what Barack Obama wrote about Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bollywood in book

The former US President has been grabbing headlines for his take on several Indian leaders including ex-PM Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi, in his memoir 'A Promised Land'. 

Nov 17, 2020, 10:20 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi chose Manmohan Singh because he posed no threat to Rahul Gandhi: Barack Obama

Former US president Barack Obama's comments on Indian leaders in his memoir "A Promised Land", grabbed headlines last week.

Nov 17, 2020, 07:02 AM IST

DNA; Barack Obama: Rahul Gandhi has a nervous, unformed quality

Former US president Barack Obama has described Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as having a “nervous, unformed quality” about him

Nov 14, 2020, 00:20 AM IST

Political analysis of Rahul Gandhi with the pen of former US President Obama

Former US President Barack Obama wrote in his book that Congressman Rahul Gandhi has a "nervous, perverted quality", he is like a student eager to impress a teacher, but lacks "mastery and passion in the subject".

Nov 13, 2020, 13:44 PM IST

Here's what ex-US President Barack Obama said about PM Modi in 2015

Calling Modi a devotee of Yoga, Obama had also said that the Indian prime minister transcended the ancient and the modern.

Nov 13, 2020, 13:10 PM IST

Not just Rahul, ex-US President Barack Obama's book talks of Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh too - here's what he said

Former US President Barack Obama in his yet-to-be published book speaks about his impression of several world leaders including India's Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Nov 13, 2020, 11:31 AM IST

Ex-US President Barack Obama calls this powerful world leader 'tough, street-smart boss' in his new book

Former US President Barack Obama in his memoir has written about several political leaders from across the world. 

Nov 13, 2020, 09:12 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi lacks the aptitude: Former US president Barack Obama mentions Gandhi scion in his memoir

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi gets mentioned in former US president Barack Obama's memoir.

Nov 13, 2020, 00:33 AM IST

US Presidential election 2020: Barack Obama accuses Donald Trump of being egoistic, says he did not take pandemic seriously

Former US President Barack Obama said that President Donald Trump is focused on feeding his ego, while the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden focused on decency and empathy in an election campaign rally.


Nov 01, 2020, 06:55 AM IST