|Punjab NewsDonald Trump dominates Grammys speeches|
Donald Trump dominates
Los Angeles- Taking the trend of anti-Donald Trump speeches at award ceremonies forward this season, the Grammys saw many celebrities getting political and slamming the American President.
During his opening monologue, host James Corden rapped about what to expect from the night and encouraged musicians to live it up, saying, “With President Trump, we don’t know what comes next.”
Corden, who’s already called out Trump&rsquo [ ... ]
|Latest NewsNew nuclear-capable missile test a success: North Korea|
New nuclear-capable missile
test a success: North Korea
Seoul- North Korea said on Monday it had successfully test-fired a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile a day earlier, claiming further advancement in a weapons programme it is pursuing in violation of United Nations resolutions.
North Korea fired the ballistic missile on a high arc into the sea early on Sunday, the first test of US President Donald Trump’s vow to get tough on an isolated regime that tested nuclea [ ... ]
|Latest News Australian PM describes frank call with Trump after Post reports angry exchange|
Australian PM describes frank call with Trump after Post reports angry exchange
Sydney, February 2- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Thursday he had spoken candidly and frankly with U.S. President Donald Trump, but would not confirm a Washington Post report that Trump had berated him over a refugee swap deal and cut the call short.
The Post report said Trump had described the call with the leader of Australia, one of the United States' staunchest allies, as "the wors [ ... ]
|Latest News6 dead in shooting at Quebec City mosque|
6 dead in shooting at
Quebec City mosque
Quebec City, January 31-Six persons were killed and eight wounded when gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque during Sunday night prayers, in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims”.
Police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.
Initially, the mosque president said five persons were killed and a witness said up to three gunmen had fi [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump fires acting Attorney General in rift over immigration order|
Trump fires acting Attorney General
in rift over immigration order
Washington, 31 Jan- US President Donald Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Monday after she took the extraordinarily rare step of defying the White House and refused to defend new travel restrictions targeting seven Muslim-majority nations.
Yates said late on Monday that the Justice Department would not defend in court Trump's directive that put a 120-day hold on allowing refugees into the country, a [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump meets May in first summit with foreign leader|
Trump meets May in first summit
with foreign leader
Washington, January 28-US President Donald Trump today met British Prime Minister Theresa May in his first summit with a foreign leader since inauguration, hours after she called on the US and the UK to again “lead together”.
May, dressed in red, was greeted in person by Trump when she arrived at the White House.
The meeting was being watched with global interest as the two countries seek to find common ground on trade and [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump floats border tax for wall|
Trump floats border
tax for wall
Philadelphia/Mexico City, 28 Jan-The White House on Thursday floated the idea of imposing a 20 per cent tax on goods from Mexico to pay for a wall at the southern US border, sending the peso tumbling and deepening a crisis between the two neighbours.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced on Twitter around midday on Thursday that he was scrapping a planned trip to meet with US President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly demanded that Mexico pay for [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTeam to take on media for ‘undermining’ presidency|
Team to take on media for
Washington, January 24- The Trump administration will “rethink” its ties with the media if the “obsessed” press tries to “delegetimise” Donald Trump’s presidency by false reporting, his top aides warned, saying they will fight such coverage “tooth and nail every day”.
“There’s an obsession by the media to delegitimise this President, and we are not going to sit a [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump picks Indian-American to head communications commission|
Trump picks Indian-American to head communications commission
Washington, January 24-US President Donald Trump has picked Ajit Vardaraj Pai, an outspoken opponent of new net neutrality, to head the crucial Federal Communications Commission, making him the fourth Indian-American in the administration at the senior level.
"I am deeply grateful to the President of the United States for designating me the 34th Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission," Pai said in a statement. [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump pulls US out of ‘job killer’ Pacific trade deal|
Trump pulls US out of ‘job killer’
Pacific trade deal
Washington, January 24-President Donald Trump today formally withdrew the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), making good on a pledge to scrap a deal he denounced as a “job killer” and a “rape” of US interests.
Embarking on his first full week in office, the 45th US President began rolling out his policy agenda after a tumultuous first weekend for his administration by signing a serie [ ... ]
|Latest NewsHis ferocious efforts lead him to White House|
His ferocious efforts
lead him to White House
Washington, January 21-Donald Trump, a colourful billionaire, tapped into the disillusionment of blue-collar voters by his controversial anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric that makes him the most unconventional president in US history after one of the most divisive contests.
New York’s best-known developer and reality television personality, 70-year-old Trump was often synonymous with controversy during his bitterly-fought presiden [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump thanks Clinton for attending his inauguration|
Trump thanks Clinton for
attending his inauguration
Washington, January 21- US President Donald Trump has thanked his defeated Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton for attending his inauguration saying he was "honoured" by their presence, and urged the attendees to give them a standing ovation.
At a Congressional luncheon held in his honour at the US Capitol soon after his inauguration, Trump said he was honoured by their presence.
"I'll tell [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare|
Trump, in Oval Office,
signs first order on Obamacare
Washington, January 21-President Donald Trump directed government agencies on Saturday to freeze regulations and take steps to weaken Obamacare, using his first hours in the White House to make good on a campaign promise to start dismantling his predecessor's healthcare law.
Heading into the Oval Office shortly after the conclusion of his inaugural parade, Trump signed an order on the Affordable Care Act that urged government department [ ... ]
|Latest News‘Yes, we did. Yes, we can’|
‘Yes, we did.
Yes, we can’
Chicago, January 12- “Yes, we did. Yes, we can,” was how President Barack Obama today bade goodbye to Americans in an emotional speech, warning them of the threats to democracy from growing racism, inequality and discrimination, in an oblique reference to Donald Trump's rise to power.
Refashioning his winning 2008 campaign mantra for 2017, Obama while addressing nearly 20,000 supporters in his hometown here asked them to hold fast to thei [ ... ]
|Latest NewsDonald Trump's nominee for AG promises curbs on H1B visas|
Donald Trump's nominee for AG
promises curbs on H1B visas
Washington, January 12- US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for the post of Attorney General has assured lawmakers of taking steps towards pushing legislative measures to curb misuse of H-1B and L1 work visas significantly used by Indian IT professionals and allegedly replace American workers.
“It’s simply wrong to think that we’re in a totally open world and that any American with a job can be replaced [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump says US funds spent on border wall would be repaid by Mexico|
Trump says US funds spent on
border wall would be repaid by Mexico
WASHINGTON, January 8- US President-elect Donald Trump criticised news reports on Friday that US taxpayers would pay for his planned border wall with Mexico, saying they were failing to report that US funds used to start the project would be repaid by Mexico.
"The dishonest media does not report that any money spent on building the Great Wall (for sake of speed), will be paid back by Mexico later!" Trump said on [ ... ]
|Latest NewsUS Vice-President tells Trump to grow up|
US Vice-President tells
Trump to grow up
Washington, January 8- US Vice-President Joe Biden has suggested President-elect Donald Trump to “grow up” and behave like an “adult”.
“Grow up Donald, grow up, time to be an adult, you’re President. Time to do something. Show us what you have,” EFE news quoted Biden as saying on Thursday.
Biden had criticised two of Trump’s recent messages in which he labelled Senate minority leader of the Democrats [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute|
Trump praises Putin for holding
back in US-Russia spy dispute
Moscow, December 31-US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another sign that the Republican plans to patch up badly frayed relations with Moscow.
Putin earlier on Friday said he would not hit back for the U.S. expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies by President Barack Obama, at least until Trump takes off [ ... ]
|Latest NewsFormer Pak army chief may be appointed adviser of Saudi-led military alliance|
Former Pak army chief may be appointed
adviser of Saudi-led military alliance
Islamabad, December 30- Pakistan’s former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif is expected to be appointed defence adviser of a Saudi Arabia-led military alliance of 39 countries, according to a media report.
Sharif, who arrived in Saudi Arabia as a royal guest in a special plane, will attend a grand reception being hosted in his honour in Riyadh, the capital of the kingdom, The News International repo [ ... ]
|Latest NewsTrump to be briefed next week on Russian hacking|
Trump to be briefed next
week on Russian hacking
Washington, December 30- US President-elect Donald Trump has said that he will be briefed by the US intelligence officials on alleged Russian hacking aimed at influencing the November 8 election, media reports said on Friday.
"It's time for our country to move on to bigger and better things. Nevertheless, in the interest of our country and its great people, I will meet with leaders of the intelligence community next week in order to be [ ... ]