Guide to inauguration day

The day is set for the much-hyped ceremony that will mark the end of transition for the next US president 


For America, a less than edifying moment

A scholarly president will pass on the powers to an abusive successor

Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump poses with his family after formally announcing his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at Trump Tower in New York June 16, 2015. Reuters

Meet the new US first family

Fame and controversy, here's a bit more about the people dominating our thoughts of the US  

Koichi Hamada, professor emeritus of economics at Yale University and an economic adviser to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, poses for photos after an interview with Reuters in Tokyo March 15, 2013. Reuters

Japan push back if Trump goes 'wrong' 

Adviser to PM Abe expresses direct concern about billionaire businessman’s economic plans  

Mitsubishi to postpone jet delivery

The fifth setback could hurt Japan's long-held ambition to re-establish industry dismantled by the US after WW2

FB lifts ‘unexplained’ ban on RT posts  

Russian TV network says ban followed broadcast of Obama's final press brief

Dangal star in row with minister

BJP politician sparks debate by comparing Kashmir’s Zaira Wasim to painting of girl in hijab

All-female Afghan orchestra in Davos

It has put women's rights at WEF center stage

A boy uses an asthma inhaler in a handout photo. Reuters

Asthma kids 'face
higher obesity risk'

Scientists fear vicious cycle where asthma and obesity negatively affect each other

An attendee communicate with SARA, a socially aware robot assisstant, during a presentation at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 17, 2017. Reuters

Job-stealing robot fears at Davos

Global CEOs at World Economic Forum say the real culprits are increasingly machines


Uber raises Dhaka fare price

The San-Francisco based service says it’s securing interest of riders and drivers

US President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama (L) greet US President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania for tea before the inauguration at the White House in Washington, US January 20, 2017. Reuters

The work begins!: Trump

Donald Trump has begun the ceremonial events leading up to his swearing-in

Bollywood actor Salman Khan sits in a car as he leaves a court in Mumbai, May 6, 2015. Reuters

Salman Khan acquitted in weapons case

Case could have derailed Bollywood superstar’s career