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Supreme Court of India agrees not to pass any order on Jallikattu for a week

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Supreme Court of India agrees not to pass any order on Jallikattu for a week

NEW DELHI: The sea of protesters continued to swell on the Marina beach in Chennai for the fourth day on Friday as supporters of Jallikattu staged their protest. The Tamil Nadu government has been repeatedly urging the Centre to issue an ordinance for the Jallikattu sport, which is held during the Tamil harvest festival Pongal. […]

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Donald Trump cannot ‘dictate’ terms, journalists will set their own rules: US press corps in open letter

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Donald Trump cannot ‘dictate’ terms, journalists will set their own rules: US press corps in open letter

WASHINGTON DC(AP): Days ahead of his inauguration as US President, the American Press Corps have made it clear to Donald Trump that he cannot “dictate” to them and that “we, not you, decide how best to serve our readers, listeners, and viewers.” “In these final days before your inauguration, we thought it might be helpful […]

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News RT Gets Banned From Facebook Until After Trump’s Inauguration

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News RT Gets Banned From Facebook Until After Trump’s Inauguration

In a surprise move, RT (formerly known as Russia Today) has been banned from posting articles, photos, and videos to Facebook. The ban was instituted yesterday after RT allegedly ran a pirated stream of Obama’s last press conference. The ban is scheduled to be lifted at 2:35pm ET on Saturday, the day after Trump’s inauguration. […]

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Hope to see Hindu, Jew or Latino as US President: Obama has a dream

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Hope to see Hindu, Jew or Latino as US President: Obama has a dream

Pitching for racial diversity in the US, outgoing President Barack Obama hopes to see a woman, a Hindu, a Jewish or a Latino president in the future, asserting that deserving people rising up from race and faith define America’s strength. “If, in fact, we continue to keep the opportunity open to everybody, then yes, we’re […]

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I think we’re going to be OK, says Obama in final press conference as US President

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I think we’re going to be OK, says Obama in final press conference as US President

WASHINGTON DC(AP): He is ready for some quiet time, plans to do some writing and intends to give his successor space to govern, at least on most issues. President Barack Obama gave some insight into his vision for life after the White House during a final news conference on Wednesday in which he praised the […]

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‘My story is an American story,’ Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley tells Senators

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‘My story is an American story,’ Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley tells Senators

Washington DC(AP):”My story is an American story”, Indian-American Nikki Haley said as she shared her experience of growing up in the US and challenges faced by her family over the years during her confirmation hearing on Wednesday for the position of US Ambassador to the UN. “My story is an American story,” the South Carolina […]

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Suicide bomb attack on pro-govt militia camp in Mali kills 37

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Suicide bomb attack on pro-govt militia camp in Mali kills 37

Mali(Reuters): A suicide bomb attack on a camp housing former rebels and pro-government militia in northern Mali today killed 37 fighters, a UN peacekeeping source and a local official said. The camp is located in Gao, the main city in northern Mali, once the cradle of rebel uprisings and a sanctuary for Islamist fighters. A […]

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Grandfather Fights Off Woman Attempting to Kidnap His Granddaughter at the Park: Police

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Grandfather Fights Off Woman Attempting to Kidnap His Granddaughter at the Park: Police

A family’s afternoon at the park took a frightening turn this weekend in Auburn, California, when police say a 3-year-old girl’s grandfather had to physically intervene to stop her abduction, PEOPLE confirms. Lindsay Frasher, 28, is being held on $200,000 bail after being charged with a single kidnapping count in connection with the incident. According […]

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Atlanta Pit Bull Attack Leaves One Child Dead, Another Seriously Injured

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Atlanta Pit Bull Attack Leaves One Child Dead, Another Seriously Injured

Two small children were attacked by a pit bull as they walked to school in Atlanta on Tuesday morning, leaving one of them dead and the other badly injured. At about 7:30 a.m., three children were walking to school when two dogs ran up to them and attacked, according to WSB-TV 2. The station says […]

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Relationship with Pakistan is extraordinarily complicated, says US

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Relationship with Pakistan is extraordinarily complicated, says US

Describing the US’ ties with Pakistan as “extraordinarily complicated”, the Obama administration said on Wednesday it hoped that the incoming Donald Trump administration would deepen its security and counter-terrorism cooperation with Islamabad to make America a safer place. “Obviously, the US has an extraordinarily complicated relationship, particularly when it comes to national security with Pakistan,” […]

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