Trump pardons Arizona's controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio

Washington, Aug 26 US President Donald Trump has pardoned controversial former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted last month of criminal contempt for illegally targeting Hispanic...

Aug 26, 2017 4:15 PM | Newsscroll

PM greets Odiya people for Nuakhai fest

Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Governor S C Jamir, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and a host of dignitaries today greeted the people of Odisha on the occasion of Nuakhai, a...

Aug 26, 2017 2:26 PM | Newsscroll

Iranians up in arms as Apple removes top apps

Tehran, Aug 26 Iranians have been joined by a minister in protest after Apple removed popular apps from its store, which the American company says has been done to comply with US sanctions."Today,...

Aug 26, 2017 1:38 PM | Newsscroll

Hurricane Harve makes landfall in central Texas

(Eds: Updates with landfall)By Seema Hakhu KachruHouston, Aug 26 Tropical storm Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to hit the US mainland in 12 years, today made landfall in central Texas coast...

Aug 26, 2017 12:01 PM | Newsscroll

Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits from US military

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 26 US President Donald Trump has signed a memo ordering the Pentagon to ban an Obama-era plan of recruiting transgender individuals in the military, a move Democrats...

Aug 26, 2017 10:06 AM | Newsscroll

Rally in San Francisco cancelled over fears of violence

Los Angeles, Aug 26 Organisers of an right-wing rally set for today in San Francisco said they have cancelled the event over fear of a "huge riot," as the nation remains on edge after a recent white...

Aug 26, 2017 9:34 AM | Newsscroll

US urges Myanmar to avoid reprisals after attacks kills 89

Yangon, Aug 26 An attack by ethnic Rohingya militants in western Myanmar left 12 security personnel and 77 Rohingya Muslims dead in a dramatic escalation of communal violence that has plagued the...

Aug 26, 2017 9:15 AM | Newsscroll

Haryana unrest should not be politicised: MoS P.P. Chaudhary

New Delhi [India], Aug 26 : Minister of State for Law and Justice P.P. Chaudhary on Saturday appealed to all the political parties and their leaders not to politicise the unrest in Haryana...

Aug 25, 2017 10:12 AM | Newsscroll

Trump bans transgenders from military

Washington [USA], August 26 : United States President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memo banning transgender people from enrolling in the military. The presidential memorandum...

Aug 25, 2017 10:12 AM | Newsscroll

Knife-wielding man shot dead in Brussels 'terror attack'

Brussels, Aug 26 Belgian soldiers shot a man dead in downtown Brussels after he attacked the troops with a knife in what prosecutors described as a "terror attack."Spokeswoman Esther Natus of the...

Aug 26, 2017 3:15 AM | Newsscroll