Israeli President gets pacemaker

Jerusalem, Jan 21 : Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, 77, underwent an operation to implant a pacemaker after doctors detected heart arrhythmia during a routine check-up, an official source told EFE news on Friday. Rivlin, elected President in June 2014, was operated on Thursday night and returned on Friday to his Jerusalem residence to resume his […]

‘America First’, Trump declares in challenge to world, taking office

[Washington : President Donald Trump walks with former President Barack Obama as Vice President Mike Pence walks with former Vice President Joe Biden as the Obamas and Bidens depart the East Front of the U.S. Capitol, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington. /PTI] Washington, Jan 21 : Donald Trump began his presidency on Friday with […]

‘America First’, Trump declares in challenge to world, taking office

[Washington : First lady Melania Trump stands with President Donald Trump as former President Barack Obama kisses the hand of his wife Michelle Obama, during a departure ceremony on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington. /PTI] Washington, Jan 21 : Donald Trump began his presidency on Friday with […]

India attends global task-force meet on Panama Papers expose

New Delhi, Jan 21 : India has taken part in the just concluded Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration (JITSIC) meeting on Panama Papers held in Paris on January 16 and 17, an official statement said. “India participated in the Joint International Taskforce on Shared Intelligence and Collaboration (JITSIC) meeting held in Paris […]

‘America First’, Trump declares in challenge to world, taking office

Washington, Jan 21 : Donald Trump began his presidency on Friday with a challenge to the world, declaring “From this forward it is going to be only America first”, and this will be “heard in every foreign capital”. After he was sworn-in as the 45th president of the United States with his hands on two […]

Situation in Bengal’s Bhangar returning to normal

Kolkata, Jan 21 : After three days of continuous protest and agitation over the “forcible” land acquisition for a Power Grid Corporation of India project, the situation in West Bengal’s Bhangar is slowly becoming normal, police said on Friday. According to a police officer, there were no reports of violence since Thursday evening. “The normalcy […]