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American around the globe, why hate their new President Donald Trump?

American around the globe, why hate their new President Donald Trump?

Washington DC: US President Donald Trump on Sunday took a swipe at the millions of protesters who demonstrated across the country against his alleged divisive and anti-women policies, saying “why didn’t these people vote”, even as he asserted that he recognises people’s right to express views. “Peaceful protests are a hallmark of our democracy. Even […]

Trump warns journalists, says ‘among the most dishonest human beings’

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Trump warns journalists, says ‘among the most dishonest human beings’

Describing journalists as the most dishonest human beings on Earth, US President Donald Trump has said he has been “running a war” with the media and warned them of consequences for falsely reporting that less number of people attended his inauguration. “We had a massive field of people. You saw them. Packed. I get up […]

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Former US president George HW Bush’s health improves

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Former US president George HW Bush’s health improves

Former US president George HW Bush is recovering well from pneumonia but will remain in the intensive care unit at the Texas hospital where he has spent the last week, a spokesman said in a statement. Barbara Bush, his wife, was also taken to the Houston Methodist Hospital this week with bronchitis but may be […]

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In pics: Over 1 million join anti-Trump women’s marches worldwide

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In pics: Over 1 million join anti-Trump women’s marches worldwide

In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women’s marches in the nation’s capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won’t let his agenda go unchallenged. Plenty of men joined in, […]

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What US Prez Donald Trump’s inaugural address means for India

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What US Prez Donald Trump’s inaugural address means for India

NEW DELHI, ARGHYA ROY CHOWDHURY: ‘Guys, there is one Donald Trump, there is one speech’ screamed a Guardian op-ed shortly after Trump took over as the 45th President of the United States. His close-to 17 minute inaugural speech was shorn of the oratory we had become accustomed to expect from a US President over the […]

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Blast kills 25, injures 50 in Pakistan’s Kurram agency

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Blast kills 25, injures 50 in Pakistan’s Kurram agency

ISLAMABAD: A powerful explosion on Saturday ripped through a crowded vegetable market in minority Shias dominated Parachinar in northwest Pakistan’s restive Kurram tribal agency, killing at least 25 people and injuring 50 others. The blast – claimed by Tehrik-i-Taliban – occurred at the market inside Eidgah Bazaar in Parachinar, the administrative headquarters of the agency […]

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Pakistan hands over an Indian soldier who accidentally crossed LoC last year

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Pakistan hands over an Indian soldier who accidentally crossed LoC last year

NEW DELHI: Pakistan on Saturday handed over Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who strayed across Line of Control (LoC) hours after the surgical strike in September last year, to Indian authorities at Wagah. Recruited in the Indian Army’s Armoured Corps in 2012, Chavan, 22, was posted with the Rashtriya Rifles (RR) along the LoC. In late […]

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Pakistan asks India to suspend work on hydro projects in Jammu and Kashmir

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Pakistan asks India to suspend work on hydro projects in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan’s two parliamentary committees in rare joint resolution asked India to immediately suspend work on two hydropower projects in Jammu and Kashmir and agree on the constitution of an arbitration court to resolve the water dispute. National Assembly’s Committee on Foreign Affairs and Water and Power held a joint sitting in Islamabad yesterday to discuss […]

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Rescue teams pull 2 bodies from Iran building rubble

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Rescue teams pull 2 bodies from Iran building rubble

Rescuers found the bodies of two firefighters in the rubble of a commercial building that collapsed in Tehran after a blaze, leaving up to 30 dead. Footage showed rescuers carrying the body of one of the victims. The two were the first to be found in the large pile of debris. Also on Saturday, President Hassan […]

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There’s Always Tomorrow at Dhaka Fest – a quaint look at a romance gone by

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There’s Always Tomorrow at Dhaka Fest – a quaint look at a romance gone by

Shilpa Krishnan Shukla’s There’s Always Tomorrow (Pularum Iniyum Naalekal) in Malayalam and English – which screened at the Dhaka International Film Festival – is a short and sweet story of a man and a woman who meet at an Abu Dhabi cafe and spend an afternoon together.Once, they were lovers. Shukla’s movie did remind me […]

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