Tehran : Iranians take selfie with Christmas items of a shop ahead…

Tehran : Iranians take selfie with Christmas items of a shop ahead of Christmas in central Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016. Iran’s population of 80 million includes about 120,000 Christians, mostly Armenian ethnicity, and the constitution gives protected status to Christians, Jews and Zoroastrians. It reserves parliament seats for them and permits churches – […]

Kejriwal, Sisodia separately meet Jung

New Delhi, Dec 23 : A day after Najeeb Jung resigned as Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy, Manish Sisodia, met him separately at his residence here. Kejriwal, the national convenor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), who was locked in a running battle with Jung for a long time, told reporters […]

US begins asking ‘select’ foreign travellers about social media

Washington, Dec 23 : The US government began asking select foreign visitors to provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving in the country, a move designed to spot potential terrorist threats, a media report said. Since Tuesday, foreign travellers arriving in the country on the visa waiver programme have been presented […]

Obama planning farewell speech in Chicago next month

Washington, Dec 23 : US President Barack Obama is preparing a major speech in Chicago slated for January as he prepares to leave office, according to government sources. Obama’s remarks are expected to include a thank you to Chicago and the state of Illinois for launching his political career, one that began as a state […]