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.