Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

 

US Presidential race: ‘This is not a reality show,’ Barack Obama tells Donald Trump

Washinton: US President Barack Obama warned that occupying the Oval Office “is not a reality show,” in a swipe at outspoken Republican candidate Donald Trump who is vying to replace him in the White House. Fighting with Obama is a battle Trump would likely relish as he tries to rally support within  is own party. During hard-fought Republican primary campaigns, the billionaire delighted in responding to attacks from rivals and found that his support grew when he lashed out at his opponents. Asked about Trump at a media briefing inRead More


Will make exception for London mayor: Donald Trump on Muslims ban

Washington: Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has said as US President he would make an exception for London’s first Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan in his proposed temporary ban on the entry of Muslims to the US and hoped that the Labour leader would set an example.”I was happy to see that. I think it’s a very good thing, and I hope he does a very good job because frankly that would be very, very good,” Trump told The New York Times when asked about the election of Khan as theRead More


Those who completed PhD before 2009 eligible for teaching jobs, Says HRD Minister Smriti Irani

New Delhi: Those students who had completed their PhD before 2009 through regular method will be eligible for teaching jobs without appearing for National Eligibility Test, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said yesterday. Irani said in Lok Sabha that the previous UPA government had decided that those students who had completed their PhD before 2009 would not be eligible for any teaching jobs. “But this government had ensured that they get jobs too. We have taken a decision that those who did PhD before 2009 through regular process, they wouldRead More


Uttarakhand crisis: Harish Rawat appears to have clinched numbers in floor test

Dehradun: Sacked Chief Minister Harish Rawat today appeared to have clinched the numbers in the floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly with 33 of the 61 MLAs said to have voted for him. With nine disqualified Congress MLAs kept away, Congress MLA Rita Arya claimed that 33 MLAs voted for Rawat while BJP MLAs conceded that their side got only 28 in a House with an effective strength of 61. “The cloud of uncertainty hovering over Uttarakhand will disappear tomorrow,” an elated Rawat said after the voting in assembly. UnderRead More