Donald Trump ‘Cancels’ Air Force One Upgrade With One Tweet
International News Politics

Donald Trump ‘Cancels’ Air Force One Upgrade With One Tweet

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump urged the government on Tuesday to cancel an order with Boeing Co for a revamped Air Force One – one of the most prominent symbols of the U.S. presidency – saying costs were out of control. It was the latest example of Trump using his podium, often via Twitter messages, to […]

Trump: Obamacare key provisions to remain
International News Politics Talk war

Trump: Obamacare key provisions to remain

US President-elect Donald Trump has said he is open to leaving intact key parts of President Barack Obama’s healthcare bill. Mr Trump, who has pledged to repeal the 2010 law, said he will keep the ban on insurers denying coverage for pre-existing conditions. He told the Wall Street Journal that he also favoured allowing young […]

Barack Obama to welcome Donald Trump to White House
International News Politics

Barack Obama to welcome Donald Trump to White House

US President Barack Obama is set to meet his successor Donald Trump in the Oval Office for talks aimed at ensuring a smooth transition of power. Mr Trump will become the 45th US president after securing a surprise victory over Hillary Clinton. Mr Obama mounted a fierce campaign to prevent Mr Trump from winning the […]

US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House
campaign International News Politics

US election 2016 result: Trump beats Clinton to take White House

Donald Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Republican nominee defied pre-election polling to claim swing states, winning the key battlegrounds of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He told cheering supporters that Americans must now unite and “bind the wounds of division”, after a gruelling, acrimonious campaign. […]

Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In Stunning Upset Over Clinton
campaign International News Politics

Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In Stunning Upset Over Clinton

Donald  John Trump has been projected as the winner of the presidential election, according to The Associated Press, after election returns showed that Trump had won stunning come-from-behind victories across a swath of contested states. Trump, 70, will be the 45th president of the United States. A real-estate developer and former reality-TV star, Trump is […]

Republican Hindu Body Attacks Hillary Clinton As 'Sympathetic' To Pakistan
International News Politics

Republican Hindu Body Attacks Hillary Clinton As ‘Sympathetic’ To Pakistan

TAMPA: A Republican Hindu organisation is running anti-Hillary Clinton advertisement on Indian-American television channels, attacking the Democratic presidential candidate as “sympathetic towards Pakistan” and her longtime aide for her Pakistani origin. “Hillary, sympathetic towards Pakistan gave billions of dollars in aid and military equipment used against India. She was instrumental in blocking PM Modi’s visa. […]

Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel: US election
Uncategorized

Sparks fly in Clinton-Trump duel: US election

The two US presidential candidates have clashed over jobs, terrorism and race in a bitter television debate. The attacks turned personal as Republican Donald Trump accused his rival Hillary Clinton of not having the right temperament to be president. Meanwhile, Mrs Clinton baited Mr Trump by pointing out that he refuses to release his tax […]

h-1b_visa
Business International IT Company National News

H1-B visa: Here’s what worries Indian IT companies

NEW DELHI: Indian IT industry body Nasscom today shrugged off pre-election political commentary in the US around work visas, but expressed concern over “discriminatory approaches” of the American authorities. HIGHLIGHTS Nasscom has expressed concern over “discriminatory approaches” of American authorities Donald Trump has sounded death knell for the H-1B visas India had moved the WTO […]

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s ‘major’ speech on the Islamic State
International Islamic News News

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s ‘major’ speech on the Islamic State

He was referring to a January 2003 interview on Fox Business, about two months before the invasion. During it, Trump gave a lukewarm reaction to the Iraq invasion and urged then-President George W. Bush to make a decision. Below is the context for that claim. As readers can see, Trump did not weigh in on […]

US election: Heavy hitters take aim at one man- Say Barack Obama.
International News Politics

US election: Heavy hitters take aim at one man- Say Barack Obama.

If the Democratic nomination was a baseball line-up, then Wednesday night was the heart of the batting order, with all the heavy hitters taking their turn at the plate. Whereas a week ago the Republican convention was rather light on highlights – and some of them, such as Texas Senator Ted Cruz’s non-endorsement, were negative […]