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DEFENSE

Carter stresses DoD Remains Ready During Transition

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Washington, DC - As the Defense Department prepares to transition to new leadership, it remains ready to confront security challenges anywhere in the world,...

Defense Leaders Salute Obama at Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony

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Washington, DC - US Defense leaders hailed the commitment and accomplishments of departing commander in chief President Barack Obama in a formal military ceremony...

US Army, New York Police Open Doors for Sikh Recruits to Serve

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Washington, DC - Lawmakers and others welcomed the US Army’s recent announcement of a policy change to grant a permanent exemption to Sikh and...

ENVIRONMENT

Climate Deniers Face Scientific Pushback

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London - People who argue that climate change is not happening or that the scientific case for it is overstated – climate deniers –...

US President Elect Trump Climate Plans Look Stormy

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London - For those concerned about the planet's rising temperature the outlook has just become significantly more worrisome, with President-elect Donald Trump's climate plans...

G20 Emissions Pledges are Far Too Low

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London, UK - The promises made by the G20 group of the world’s leading economies to meet the goals reached in last December’s Paris...

IMMIGRATION

Indiaspora, PanIIT Host Fab 5 Elected Indian American Lawmakers

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Washington, DC - Hundreds of Americans of Indian heritage were joined by US lawmakers, Obama administration officials, diplomats and journalists to observe a giant...

Historic Milestone for Indian Americans as Five Lawmakers Sworn in

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Washington, DC - History was made on Tuesday, as four Indian American members of the House of Representatives and the first Indian American Senator...

Indian Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Support Terrorists in Punjab

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Washington, DC - A citizen of India and permanent US resident pleaded guilty today (November 29) to conspiracy to provide material support and resources...

TECHNOLOGY

IIT Kharagpur Alumnus Parag Havaldar Among Academy Award Winners

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Los Angeles, CA - Two Indian American scientists including an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar, have won the much coveted...

US, India Companies Among Winners of Platts Global Energy Awards

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New York - Energy companies from eight countries (including the US and India) and three continents tonight received honors for leadership, innovation and exemplary...

President Obama Awards Final Presidential Medals of Freedom

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Washington, DC - The outgoing President Barack Obama today (November 22) hosted the ceremony to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to recipients in...

BOOK REVIEW

Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos

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New York - “Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos” (Harper Colins, 2016), a book providing a sharp analysis of the recent...

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