CHENNAI: The promulgation of an ordinance by the Tamil Nadu government and the announcement that jallikattu will be held in Alanganallur and other places on Sunday had no effect on protesters, as they stayed put at the protest venues demanding a permanent solution to the issue.

Donald Trump was on Friday sworn in as the 45th President of the United States during a historic transfer of power. The Republican leader will succeed Democrat Barack Obama, who served two terms as president of the nation. In his swearing in speech, Donald Trump addressed the challenges ahead of him and vowed to get the job done as he thanked outgoing president Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for being “magnificent” during the presidential transition.

The only way out is an ordinance to be issued by the President of India on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, said Katju.

Troops allied to the Syrian government have shelled a village in a rebel-controlled area near its capital Damascus, killing at least seven civilians, according to a monitoring group.

The Madras High Court on Thursday passed an interim judgement annulling all the triple talaq (divorce) certificates issued by Chief Kazi, saying that he has no power to issue such documents as per section 4 of the Kazis Act, 1880.

Soldier Tej Bahadur Yadav in a video posted on Monday had shed light on the deplorable conditions that the defense forces live under. In the clip posted, he complained that they are not given enough to eat and supplies meant for them are taken away by “corrupt officers”.

At least three civilians employed as labourers with the General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) were killed in a pre-dawn attack in Jammu district’s Akhnoor sector on Monday, defence sources said.

WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump’s electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, US intelligence agencies said in an assessment.

The Israeli government is in the midst of a brazen, covert influence campaign in Britain, a six-month undercover investigation by Al Jazeera will reveal.

A day after elections were announced in five states, opposition parties have united in their effort to have the budget, slotted for February 1, rescheduled. The Congress, Trinamool, Samajwadi Party, Mayawati's BSP, Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United and Lalu Yadav's RJD are set to meet the Election Commission.

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