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  • Michelle Obama, Indra Nooyi among nine chosen for Women's Hall of Fame Mar 09, 2021 03:50 PM IST

    Michelle Obama, Indra Nooyi among nine chosen for Women's Hall of Fame

    The National Women's Hall of Fame inducts a new class every other year in Seneca Falls, the site of the first women's rights convention.

  • Valentine's Day | Power couple Barack and Michelle Obama share their message of love for each other Feb 14, 2021 10:14 PM IST

    Valentine's Day | Power couple Barack and Michelle Obama share their message of love for each other

    Former US President Barack Obama and his wife, former First Lady Michelle, took to Instagram to share pictures celebrating the occasion of Valentine's Day.

  • Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President, Kamala Harris creates history as first woman VP; See pictures here Jan 20, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US President, Kamala Harris creates history as first woman VP; See pictures here

    US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President elect Kamala Harris were sworn in January 20. Joe Biden reached with his wife Dr Jill Biden, while Kamala Harris arrived with her husband Doug Emhoff. The official inauguration ceremonies took place at US Capitol in Washington.

  • Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ editor starts her own publishing firm Oct 23, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ editor starts her own publishing firm

    Launching a new publishing venture in an oversaturated media ecosystem — not to mention during a pandemic and economic crisis — may seem like a risky undertaking. But Stern has aligned herself with deep-pocketed backers.

  • Michelle Obama warns at DNC that Trump is 'in over his head' Aug 18, 2020 11:16 AM IST

    Michelle Obama warns at DNC that Trump is 'in over his head'

    Michelle Obama called US President Donald Trump the "wrong president for our country."

  • Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama May 22, 2018 08:28 AM IST

    Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Netflix said today, in a tweet, that the former president and first lady will produce films and series for the service, potentially including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries and features.

  • President Obama caps long goodbye with farewell speech Jan 11, 2017 08:28 AM IST

    President Obama caps long goodbye with farewell speech

    Obama, who won the White House for the first time in 2008 on the message of "hope and change," told supporters who have been with him from the start to take heart and not despair as he laid out a forward-looking vision for America.

  • Barack Obama hosts Donald Trump at White House Nov 11, 2016 07:48 AM IST

    Barack Obama hosts Donald Trump at White House

    Trump,70, flew from New York on his private jet and landed at Reagan National Airport, just outside the nation's capital.

  • Hillary more qualified to become president than Bill: Obama Nov 08, 2016 01:10 PM IST

    Hillary more qualified to become president than Bill: Obama

    Appearing with his wife Michelle Obama, former president Bill Clinton and his daughter Chelsea Clinton for a grand rally here on election eve, 55-year-old Obama exhorted a crowd of thousands to go out and vote for Hillary.

  • Barack Obama attacks Republicans for letting Trump 'flourish' Oct 14, 2016 11:40 AM IST

    Barack Obama attacks Republicans for letting Trump 'flourish'

    While the First Lady launched a scathing attack on the 70-year-old reality TV star over his "demeaning" remarks about women, saying his "sexually predatory behaviour" has left her "shaken" to the core, Obama said the problem is that Republicans have been "riding this tiger for a long time".

  • Michelle Obama: Remember, this election is about our kids Jul 26, 2016 06:14 PM IST

    Michelle Obama: Remember, this election is about our kids

    Obama said she believed Trump is unfit to hold the highest office in the land because of his temper.

  • World Bank to invest $2.5 bn in education for girls Apr 14, 2016 12:48 PM IST

    World Bank to invest $2.5 bn in education for girls

    The funding will go to facilities, scholarships and other needs mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia where a large percent of girls aged 12-17 do not go to school.

  • Barack Obama: 1st US President to visit Cuba since 1928 Mar 21, 2016 04:44 PM IST

    Barack Obama: 1st US President to visit Cuba since 1928

    US President Barack Obama has become the first president to visit neighbouring Cuba in 88 years, definitively ending a half-century of estrangement in a dramatic personal demonstration of his core foreign policy principle of engaging America's enemies.

  • Obama to honour Jhumpa Lahiri at White House Sep 10, 2015 10:48 AM IST

    Obama to honour Jhumpa Lahiri at White House

    First Lady Michelle Obama would also be present at the awards ceremony along with other recipients of the humanities medal to be held at the White House tomorrow (Friday morning as per Indian Standard Time).

  • Four Indians among world's 100 most powerful women: Forbes May 27, 2015 11:36 AM IST

    Four Indians among world's 100 most powerful women: Forbes

    Forbes's 12th annual list of the 100 most influential women feature extraordinary entrepreneurs, visionary CEOs, politicians, celebrity role models, billionaire activists and pioneer philanthropists who are "transforming the world" and and have been "ranked by dollars, media presence and impact".

  • 4 Indians among world's 100 most powerful women: Forbes May 27, 2015 08:44 AM IST

    4 Indians among world's 100 most powerful women: Forbes

    SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI bank head Chanda Kochhar, Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and HT Media chairperson Shobhana Bhartia are among the world's 100 most powerful women, according to the Forbes' annual list which is topped by German chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Barack Obama cuts short his 3-day India trip: Sources Jan 24, 2015 01:49 PM IST

    Barack Obama cuts short his 3-day India trip: Sources

    Sources say the Uttar Pradesh government was informed about the cancellation of the trip on Saturday. So far, no reason has been stated behind the cancellation but security, date problems, scheduling could be some of the possible reasons behind the decision, sources add.

  • First lady named best dressed, and it isn't Michelle Obama Aug 02, 2013 01:06 PM IST

    First lady named best dressed, and it isn't Michelle Obama

    Now, China`s first lady has landed on the coveted annual Vanity Fair international best-dressed list. Her US counterpart Michelle Obama, however, has not made the list for the second time since 2007.

  • YouTube videos that went viral: February Edition Feb 28, 2013 07:22 PM IST

    YouTube videos that went viral: February Edition

    Gangnam Style, who? Move over the crazy horse dance to welcome YouTube's February champs.

  • Obama sworn-in as US President for second term Jan 21, 2013 10:36 PM IST

    Obama sworn-in as US President for second term

    Four years after scripting history by becoming America's first black President, Barack Obama today began his second innings at the White House after being ceremonially sworn in as the US President with budget troubles, gun control and immigration issues lurking ahead.

  • Obama is 1st president to vote early, after showing his ID Oct 26, 2012 08:11 AM IST

    Obama is 1st president to vote early, after showing his ID

    President Barack Obama cast his ballot for the November 6 election on Thursday in his hometown of Chicago and encouraged others who could vote before Election Day to follow his example.

  • US first lady to meet families of Sikh temple victims Aug 19, 2012 08:26 AM IST

    US first lady to meet families of Sikh temple victims

    US first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday will meet with families of victims of the shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin earlier this month.

  • New plan to cut the fat of the US military Feb 09, 2012 05:36 PM IST

    New plan to cut the fat of the US military

    Obese Americans in the military are a national security hazard and first lady Michelle Obama wants to see that change.

  • Michelle Obama unveils program for student poets Nov 21, 2011 03:00 PM IST

    Michelle Obama unveils program for student poets

    First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday launched a new arts program to pick five student poets from U.S. high schools who will spend one year promoting poetry through readings, workshops and other activities.

  • R&B singer Ledisi gets introspective on new album Jun 17, 2011 09:50 AM IST

    R&B singer Ledisi gets introspective on new album

    R&B singer Ledisi, a multiple Grammy nominee with the seal of approval from first lady Michelle Obama, is finally baring her soul on her fourth album in five years.

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