Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of his summit with President Barack Obama.
"Kem Cho," said US President Barack Obama as he greeted Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "The 'Kem cho' moment. Prez @BarackObama greets PM @narendramodi at doorstep of the White House," tweeted Indian external affairs ministry.
There are just few hours left until many smokers stubb out their cigarettes for the last time and embark on Stoptober – New Zealand’s first national quit-smoking month.
AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam - looking crestfallen - took oath as Tamil Nadu's chief minister to succeed J. Jayalalithaa, who moved the Karnataka High Court seeking suspension of her four-year jail sentence and bail after being convicted for corruption.
Dr Sonzogni’s seminar drew upon his research into the world-wide diffusion, reception and translations of the Pañcatantra, an ancient Indian collection of animal fables believed to have been authored by the Indian sage Pandit Vishnu Sarma around 200 BCE.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York Friday on a five-day visit to the US to a tumultuous welcome by the Indian American community as diaspora members chanted "Modi, Modi" and held placards to greet him and express their enthusiasm.