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Experts hail Obama visit, predict better Indo-US relations

New Delhi/ Mumbai, Jan 27 (ANI): The landmark visit of US President Barack Obama was splashed all over Indian newspapers. Analysts say Obama’s visit will help foster better ties between the United States and India after relations between the two had stagnated briefly. Many felt that while the major hurdle in the nuclear deal had been cleared, there was still a long way to go. Business expert said the visit holds expectations of a more opening-up of markets between the two nations as well as exchange in technology. Obama was on a three day India visit which concluded by addressing a meeting at Sirifort Auditorium. Jan 27, 2015
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Obama's India visit ends, leaves for Saudi Arabia

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama on Tuesday departed from Palam airport in New Delhi concluding his three day India visit. Obama will now be going to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, to pay respects to the late King Abdullah before returning to Washington. He took to twitter to express his feelings about the visit- "Thank you Narendra Modi for a memorable visit, and to the Indian people for their warm welcome", he tweeted. Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama joined hands in 'namaste' to the people of India before getting in the Air Force One aircraft of the United States. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Barack Obama held a number of meetings in order to expand business and invite investments to both the countries. Jan 27, 2015
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Sportspersons feel proud as Obama names them in his speech at Sirifort

New Delhi/ Chandigarh, Jan 27 (ANI): Sportspersons on Tuesday expressed pride on being named by US President Barack Obama during his speech at Sirifort auditorium. Former Athelete Milkha Singh said that it is a matter of great honour that Obama is naming some sportspersons including him to boost their morale. Singh also said that such a thing is possible only because of PM Narendra Modi. Boxer Mary Kom said that she feels honoured to be one of the eminent sports personalities as to be remembered by the US President. Jan 27, 2015
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Maharashtra govt to accord state funeral to RK Laxman, will build a memorial too

Mumbai/ Pune, Jan 27 (ANI): In a rare honour, Maharashtra government has decided to accord a state funeral to legendary cartoonist RK Laxman, creator of the iconic :The Common Man". Laxman died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who will attend the last rites of Laxman said that the state government will build a memorial for the late cartoonist. Meanwhile, Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar said that the nation has lost the voice os common man with RK Laxman. The legendary cartoonist, who immortalized the hapless 'Common Man' with his devastating swipes at politicians, passed away on Monday at a city hospital after suffering multi-organ failure. Jan 27, 2015
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New York shuts down as winter storm blasts US

"Historic" winter storm pounds the northeastern United States hitting tens of millions of people and forcing a halt to public transportation and the rare cancelation of Broadway shows. Duration: 01:08 Jan 27, 2015