Trump launches the world on an uncharted journey

New York , Jan 20

Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States under a cloud - literal and metaphorical - on Friday, launching the globe's most powerful nation and the world on an uncharted course with a clarion call of "America First" to "bring back our wealth... our dreams".

Mukherjee congratulates new US President Trump

New Delhi , Jan 20

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated Donald J. Trump as the latter was sworn in as the 45th President of the US and said he looks forward to welcoming the Trumps in India.

Is the IS the new normal for the Middle East?

Jaipur , Jan 20 The Islamic State (IS) may be on the backfoot but is still entrenched in some of its strongholds like Mosul, leading to the worrying prospect if the terror outfit is be the "new normal" for the Middle East since the grievances that led to its rise have not been dealt with, warn area experts.

Left Front demands probe into Bhangar killings

Kolkata , Jan 20

A section of Left Front activists on Friday held a demonstration here demanding a probe into the killing of two villagers in West Bengal's Bhangar over the ongoing anti-land acquisition movement.