Barack Obama 'spending more time playing golf'
London: US President Barack Obama has spent more time playing golf than in meetings that were organised for fixing the American economy, according to statistics revealed on April 30. The 51-year-old president has spent 474.4 hours in economic meetings or briefings, which is 3.6 percent of his total work time, the Daily Express reported. In contrast, he has spent 976 hours, since his January 2009 election, on holiday and playing golf.
According to the Government Accountability Institute (GAI), the US leader has played 115 rounds of golf and spent 86 days on vacation during his tenure. The organisation said that the number of days with some sort of economic meeting have declined significantly throughout his time in the office. Throughout 2009, the first African American president, spend 140 days with economic meetings.
However, by 2012 the number of days with a scheduled economic meeting decreased to 29, which was a significant 79 percent decrease. The GAI said that so far in 2013 President Obama had spent a mere 6 hours in economic meetings of any kind.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.
Date 23-02-14, Duration 1:43, Views 44400
Date 23-02-14 1:43
Tooltip Information:AAP's alliance with Cong. a suicide: BJPVideo by:Description: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.Rating: 3.26Views: 44400
Date 26-04-14 4:34
Tooltip Information:Ramdev says Rahul goes to Dalit houses for picnics, Cong. reactsVideo by:Description: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev made a shocking statement on Friday that Congress vice President Rahul Gandhi goes to Dalit houses for picnics and honeymoon. Ramdev who is supporting the BJP in the Elections 2014 made the objectionable comments during a press conference in Lucknow. He attacked Rahul Gandhi's 'single' status saying that Rahul wanted to marry a foreigner but was stopped by his mother Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi. He further went on to say that Sonia Gandhi asked Rahul not to get married until he becomes the prime minister. Meanwhile, the Congress party has condemned the statement.Rating: 4.52Views: 9565
Date 11-04-14 3:09
Tooltip Information:CNN-IBN and Microsoft Analytics Center for LS 2014 ElectionVideo by:Description: Largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India’s biggest media Channel CNN-IBN to set up an elections analytics center to help decode the Indian electionsRating: 4Views: 3098
Date 10-04-14 0:55
Tooltip Information:Microsoft and CNN-IBN Join Hands to Analysis the LS 2014 Polls TrendsVideo by:Description: World's largest technology brand Microsoft has joined hands with India’s biggest media Channel CNN-IBN to analyse the Lok Sabha elections 2014 trends.Rating: 4Views: 2596
Date 5 hrs ago 1:03
Tooltip Information:It's my turn to play 'Sherlock': Ian MckellenVideo by:Description: New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Ian Mckellen recently spoke up on playing ' Sherlock' in the upcoming movie ' A Slight Trick Of My Mind', which is based on the 2005 book by Mitch Cullin. He said that till date, more than 70 actors had the privilege to play the iconic role, but now it was 'his turn', a leading daily reported. The book portrays a 93-year-old version of Holmes, who is eager to solve one last case but without his trusty sidekick Dr Watson.Rating: 4Views: 4
Date 5 hrs ago 1:13
Tooltip Information:I want to challenge myself as an actor, says Daniel RadcliffeVideo by:Description: New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe recently revealed at his Comic-Con appearance that he seeks out sensible stage and films in order to send a message to people that he wants to challenge himself as an actor. He said, while promoting his dark horror movie 'Horns' at the event, that he wanted to last as an actor, which's why he was determined to prove that he has a career after Harry Potter, an online portal reported.Rating: 4Views: 7