Donald Trump wins South Carolina

New York, Feb 21 : Republican front-runner Donald Trump late on Saturday won the South Carolina Republican primary. The victory is seen as a tremendous show of strength in the heart of the Deep South that validates his status as the GOP’s national front-runner, CNN reported. Trump’s win, following his victory in New Hampshire earlier […]

Hillary Clinton wins Nevada Democratic caucuses

Washington, Feb 21 : Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday snatched a key victory in Nevada Democratic caucuses days before the crucial “Super Tuesday” round on March 1, according to projections by major US TV networks. With 79.2 percent of the precincts reporting, Clinton led Bernie Sanders 52.1 percent to 47.8 percent, prompting almost […]

Ready for cease-fire, says Syrian president

Damascus, Feb 21 : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he was ready for cease-fire in Syria on condition that the “terrorists” don’t exploit it. In an interview with the Spanish newspaper, El Pais, whose script was published by state news agency SANA, Assad said halting the military operations in Syria demands deterring the terrorists from […]

Russia, US discuss Syrian peaceful settlement issues

Moscow, Feb 21 : Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday discussed issues on Syrian peace process. The two, over a phone call, discussed humanitarian aid issues and the planned cessation of hostilities in Syria, “with the exception of fighting against terrorist groups”. It was noted that progress […]

Delhi government moves SC on water crisis due to Jat stir

New Delhi, Feb 20 : The Delhi government on Saturday moved the Supreme Court over the sudden water crisis in the capital due to the Jat agitation in Haryana. “Delhi government moves SC on water crisis. Petition accepted. Likely to be heard on Sunday morning,” Delhi’s Water Minister Kapil Mishra tweeted on Saturday night. “Extraordinary […]