Barack Obama’s portrait painted by artist Kehinde Wiley, and Michelle Obama’s portrait painted by artist Amy Sherald was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery. While many were amazed by the “historical” moment, others soon started a meme war.
The former White House photographer Pete Souza is back with a witty take on Donald Trump’s decision on planning a grand military parade. Taking a jibe at his decision, Souza shared a picture from India’s 2015 Republic Day Parade.
BarackObama was the first US head of state who attended the parade in 2015.
Along with Tweeple, authors and artistes featuring in Barack Obama’s 2017 list were thrilled and overjoyed. People couldn’t stop talking how much they love his selection.
The video and photo of Barack Obama’s visit to the children’s club are going viral and Tweeple can’t stoping talking about it. While many lauded the former president, others used this opportunity to slam Donald Trump.
Obama also defended the media. He said the press “often drove me nuts” but that he understood that a free press was vital to democracy.
Barack Obama said, “I think his (Modi’s) impulses are to recognise Indian unity. I think he firmly believes unity is necessary for the progress of the nation.”
Answering a question whether the Pak govt was aware of Osama hiding in Abbottabad, Obama said, “We had no evidence that Pakistani government was aware of Osama bin Laden’s presence there but that is something obviously we looked at. I will leave it you to characterise beyond what I just said.”
Barack Obama further added that counter-narrative is taking shape in Europe, US and sometimes in India where tribal impulses asserting themselves.
This is Obama’s first visit to India after demitting office in January.
Delhi’s air quality remained in the “very poor” category for the seventh straight day on Thursday with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recording an AQI (air quality index) of 360.
Barack Obama, who arrived here on Thursday, will also address the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday. He is likely to meet PM Modi.
Based on the theme ‘The Irreversible Rise of India’, the event aims to bring up ‘revolutionary ideas’ to accelerate India’s growth and rise on the international stage.
From desi girl Priyanka Chopra to Meghan’s Suits co-actor Mike Ross, here’s what celebrities have to say about the Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal announcement.
Remember the time when Obama-Biden memes were a hit trend on the micro-blogging site? Well, former US president Barack Obama just added to the list with an adorable birthday meme for former vice president Joe Biden.