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Trump administration ends temporary protection for Haitians (Lead)

Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) President Donald Trump’s administration has announced that it was ending a humanitarian programme that has allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the US since an earthquake ravaged their country in 2010, media reports said. The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti will end by July 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ... Read More »

Putin meets Assad to discuss Syria war

Moscow, Nov 21 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad to discuss the war in Syria, the Kremlin said in on Tuesday. The meeting took place on Monday in the Russian seaside city of Sochi. Putin told Assad that joint military operations against terrorists in Syria were coming to an end, with the focus now shifting to ... Read More »

Jennifer Garner not interested in dating

Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner says she is not interested in dating anyone right now following her split from actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck over two years ago. “I would not have chosen this life for myself or for my kids. I would not choose to be single or be in this position. It’s something that we are working ... Read More »

Logjam over Botad seat between PAAS, Congress

Gandhinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday called off a press conference after differences cropped up between his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the Congress over the Botad assembly constituency. After a meeting with PAAS leaders and agreeing on the reservation demands, the Congress had hoped it had overcome the disagreements between the two sides. But ... Read More »

Opposition slams Bihar BJP chief for 'finger chopping' remark

Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) The opposition RJD and Congress on Tuesday slammed Bihar BJP chief Nityanand Rai for his remarks that fingers raised at Prime Minister Narendra Modi will either be “broken or chopped off”. Rai, who is a Lok Sabha member from Ujiyarpur, had on Monday said: “Unki aur uthne waali ungli ko, uthne waale haath ko, hum sub ... Read More »

CBI summons kin of conductor in Pradhuman murder case

New Delhi/Gurugram, Nov 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday summoned a relative of bus conductor Ashok Kumar, who has been arrested for the murder of a young school student in Gurgaon. Kumar’s maternal uncle O.P. Chopra was summoned after the agency obtained audio clips in which he is heard saying: “We will put it on the ... Read More »

Facebook Live saves woman who collapsed due to high BP

New York, Nov 21 (IANS) The audience watching a US woman leading her daily prayer service on Facebook Live helped save her life when she suddenly passed out in the middle of the service, the media reported. Francine Sims-Gates was saved by a viewer watching her prayer service on Facebook Live earlier in November, reported on Monday. While leading ... Read More »

Trump administration asks SC to allow entire travel ban

Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump’s administration has asked the Supreme Court to allow the latest version of its controversial travel ban to go fully into effect, pending appeal, the media reported. The third version of the travel ban places varying levels of restrictions on foreign nationals from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Somalia ... Read More »

Shiv Sena taunts BJP over Chhillar win

Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Taking a dig at the BJP, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday wondered why no one from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has claimed credit after Manushi Chhillar brought the ‘Miss World’ crown to India. “This charming woman from Haryana has indeed made the country proud by bagging the ‘Miss World’ title after a gap of 17 ... Read More »

Television has a huge reach: Vivek Oberoi

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi says the small screen has a larger reach than cinema. Vivek’s film “Bank Chor” will have its TV premiere on Sony MAX on November 24. Asked if he feels television helps in reaching out to a larger medium, Vivek told IANS over phone: “Absolutely. There is no doubt about it. Television has ... Read More »

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