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Donald Trump says ‘see you in court’ after federal judge blocks his sanctuary cities executive order

Donald Trump says ‘see you in court’ after federal judge blocks his sanctuary cities executive order

Donald Trump has lashed out on Twitter after a judge blocked his executive order withholding funds from sanctuary cities if they failed to comply with his immigration demands. A federal judge in San Francisco made the ruling on Tuesday after San Francisco and Santa Clara County asked the courts to intervene, arguing that more than […]

Amid rising tensions over North Korea, South China Sea, China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

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Amid rising tensions over North Korea, South China Sea, China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, designed in China and built in the northeast port of Dalian, […]

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Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy asked to step down by Trump administration

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Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy asked to step down by Trump administration

Indian-American Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, appointed by the previous Obama regime, has been asked to step down by the Trump administration to put its own leadership in place. “Today, Murthy, the leader of the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, was asked to resign from his duties as Surgeon General after assisting in a smooth […]

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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif escapes disqualification but Pakistan SC orders JIT probe into money trail

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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif escapes disqualification but Pakistan SC orders JIT probe into money trail

In a relief to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the Supreme Court on Thursday decided to set up a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe his involvement in the high profile Panamagate case, The court has ordered Sharif and his two sons – Hasan and Hussain – to appear before the JIT. The five-judge bench […]

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‘Hire American’: Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa programme used by Indians

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‘Hire American’: Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa programme used by Indians

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that calls for a review of the H-1B visa programme, saying they should never be used to replace American workers and be must given to the most skilled and highest paid applicants. Trump signed the order targeting the programme popular with Indian technology professionals at the […]

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285 killed, over 1000 injured during Myanmar’s Thingyan Water Festival

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285 killed, over 1000 injured during Myanmar’s Thingyan Water Festival

At least 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured during a four-day annual Thingyan Water Festival across Myanmar. This year deaths were 13 more than that of last year’s figures of 273. Meanwhile, a total of 1,200 criminal cases related to murder, car accident, drug-use, theft, arm possession and group violence were also registered […]

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PM Modi fails to get any votes in Time magazine’s poll won by Philippine President Duterte

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PM Modi fails to get any votes in Time magazine’s poll won by Philippine President Duterte

New York(PTI): Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won the Time magazine’s readers’ poll of the 100 most influential people in the world, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not garner any votes in the online survey. Duterte had consistently led the Time 100 Reader Poll, an online survey in which the publication had asked its […]

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US hits ISIS target in Afghanistan with largest non-nuclear bomb; Trump calls it ‘very successful mission’

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The United States dropped “the mother of all bombs,” the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in combat, on a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said. President Donald Trump touted the bombing as evidence of a more muscular US foreign policy since he […]

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Trial not hastily done, Kulbhushan Jadhav can appeal against his death sentence within sixty days: Pak Defence Minister

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Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif today said that Kulbhushan Jadhav has a right to appeal against his death sentence within 60 days, even as he justified the death penalty given to the Indian national. Jadhav, 46, was awarded death sentence by military Field General Court Martial under the army act for his alleged involvement in […]

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Hijacked Indian cargo ship rescued from Somali pirates but 8 crew members missing

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NEW DELHI: Somali security forces have liberated an Indian cargo ship from the pirates who hijacked it, but only two of the ten-man crew were rescued, authorities in central Somalia have said. Abdulahi Ahmed Ali, district commissioner for the pirate-hub region of Hobyo, told local press on Sunday that the “Al Kauser” ship had been […]

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