Archive for January 24th, 2015

24
Jan
15

Arriving in India

Live streaming:

India TV News * NDTV * IBN Live

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are scheduled to arrive in India at 11:30 PM ET (tonight) – but you know how it is, Air Force One might have the wind at its back, so they could arrive early – or vice versa!

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See the full Sunday schedule in the post below

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24
Jan
15

Day One in India

President Barack Obama watches as First Lady Michelle Obama dances with students during a Diwali candle lighting and performance at Holy Name High School in Mumbai, India, Nov. 7, 2010 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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All times Indian (10 hours and 30 minutes ahead of US ET)

Very approximately: 10:0 AM Sunday morning (11:30 PM ET, Saturday): President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive in India

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12:0 PM (1:30 AM ET): The President participates in an official arrival ceremony with President Mukherjee, New Delhi

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12:40 PM (2:10 AM ET): Participates in a wreath laying ceremony and tree planting, Raj Ghat, New Delhi

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1:30 PM (3:0 AM ET): Participates in a working lunch with Prime Minister Modi, Hyderabad House

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2:45 PM (4:15 AM ET): Participates in a walk and talk with PM Modi, Hyderabad House

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3:05 PM (4:35 AM ET): Participates in an expanded meeting with PM Modi, Hyderabad House

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4:10 PM (5:40 AM ET): The President and PM Modi deliver statements

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6:45 PM (8:15 AM ET): The President and First Lady meet with Embassy personnel and families, ITC Maurya Hotel, New Dehli

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7:35 PM (9:05 AM ET): The President participates in a courtesy call with President Mukherjee

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7:50 PM (9:20 AM ET): The President and First Lady attend the state dinner, Rashtrapati Bhavan

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24
Jan
15

A Tweet Or Two

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24
Jan
15

Chat Away

From India, the greatest newspaper headline ever 🙂

24
Jan
15

Rise and Shine

On This Day: On a tour of the State Floor of the White House, President Obama looks at a portrait of John F. Kennedy by Aaron Shikler, Jan. 24, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today

The President and First Lady have left for India – they arrive tomorrow morning.

They have shortened their three day visit – canceling a planned visit to the Taj Mahal – in order to make a stop in Saudi Arabia (Tuesday) to offer condolences on the death of King Abdullah and meet the new Saudi leader, King Salman.

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On This Day

Senator Barack Obama alongside Republican Senator Richard Lugar at the start of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee business meeting on Iraq resolution, on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 24, 2007

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama tour the White House South Grounds with Curator William Allman, left and Chief Usher Admiral Stephen Rochon, Jan. 24, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama works on his State of the Union address with Director of Speechwriting Jon Favreau in the Oval Office, Jan. 24, 2011 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama greets Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before his State of the Union address, January 24, 2012

President Obama hugs Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., on the floor of the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., before delivering the State of the Union address, Jan. 24, 2012

Guests applaud First Lady Michelle Obama during President Obama’s State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012

In a phone call from the U.S. Capitol immediately after the State of the Union Address, President Obama informs John Buchanan that his daughter Jessica was rescued by U.S. Special Operations Forces in Somalia, Jan. 24, 2012 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama and Vice President Biden hold a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, Jan. 24, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

Bo, the Obama family dog, plays in the snow in the Rose Garden of the White House, Jan. 24, 2013 (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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MoooOOOooorning!

24
Jan
15

Early Bird Chat

On This Day – Pete Souza: “One of the most memorable moments of the year was when the President hugged Rep. Gabrielle Giffords as he walked onto the floor of the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol to deliver his annual State of the Union address.” Jan. 24, 2012

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MoooOOOooorning!




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