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Donald Trump takes oath as America’s 45th President


Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of United States by the country’s Chief Justice John Roberts. The ceremony was in line with the trend of peaceful transfer of power, which has been the hallmark of the American democratic system. The ceremony took place on a raised platform located on the West Front of the Capitol, which was ... Read More »

ED issues summons to Zakir Naik


In a new development, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Zakir Naik. The order is part of the ongoing investigations against the controversial preacher and the organization he operates, Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). The charges have been made under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). As per the summons, Zakir Naik will have to ... Read More »

SBI ATM onboard aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya


In a move that is set to make history, State Bank of India (SBI) has made it possible to set up a fully functional ATM onboard India’s biggest aircraft carrier ship — INS Vikramaditya. This is a first of its kind initiative in the country and is expected to make life easier for navy personnel working on the ship. INS ... Read More »

Indians share the limelight, as Donald Trump prepares to take oath


Many Indian celebrities have taken part in the events leading up to Donald Trump’s oath taking ceremony. Key among them is Indian-American DJ and drummer Ravi Jakhotia, who was the first performer in the inaugural concert for US President-elect Donald Trump. DJ Ravi delivered a memorable performance in front of thousands of Americans at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. DJ ... Read More »

PM Modi becomes the most popular world leader on social media


After US President Barack Obama ends his term on Friday, PM Narendra Modi will become the most followed world leader on Twitter. PM Modi has around 26.5 million followers on Twitter whereas Barack Obama has nearly 3 times more at around 81 million followers. Barack Obama certainly leads in the number of followers, but after he vacates his official post ... Read More »

GUncle Shivpal Singh gets ticket from Akhilesh to fight UP elections


Former Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister and State Chief of the Samajwadi Party, Shivpal Singh has been given a ticket to fight from the Jaswantnagar constituency of Uttar Pradesh in the upcoming UP elections. His name figured in the first list of 191 candidates which was released by Akhilesh Yadav, SP National President and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The list ... Read More »

Billionaire Mexican drug lord who featured in the Forbes rich list sent to USA


Billionaire Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who heads the Sinaloa drug cartel, one of the biggest in the World, has been extradited to the United States of America. El Chapo has featured in the Forbes magazine’s rich list many times and is considered to be the most powerful drug lord in the World. Appeals filed by his lawyers ... Read More »

US Senators to introduce legislation to tighten H1 B visa regulations


United States Senators Chuck Grassley and Dick Durban plan to introduce a legislation that makes getting a H1 B visa difficult in the United States of America. They have said that, the H1 B and J1 visa schemes are in place to supplement the American workforce with foreign workers and not to replace the American workforce with foreign workers. Immigration ... Read More »

Amazon removes Lord Ganesha skateboards after Hindus protest

Amazon, said to be world’s largest online retailer, has seemingly removed skateboards carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from its website after Hindus protested.  Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, thanked Amazon for understanding and feeling the concerns of Hindu community, which thought images of Lord Ganesha on skateboards ... Read More »

Music maestro A R Rahaman to fast to bring an end to Jallikattu ban


In a major turn of events since the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha, Tamil Nadu is seeing strong protests against the ban of bull wrestling tradition of Jallikattu. Current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O Pannerselvam met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to appraise him of the situation in Tamil Nadu and request his Government to pass a ... Read More »

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