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Afghanistan May Be on “Edge of Opportunity” for Peace

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Washington, DC - The Eid al-Fitr ceasefire and the burgeoning peace movement in Afghanistan lead NATO officials in the country to believe the country is on the...

Both India Caucuses Discuss US-India Ties with Mattis

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Washington, DC - US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Tuesday (June 19) met on Capitol Hill with a group of bipartisan lawmakers representing India...

LinkedIn Offers Military Spouses Free Membership

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Washington, DC - The Defense Department’s Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program is launching a new partnership with LinkedIn -- the virtual professional networking platform. Military...

ENVIRONMENT

Seven UN Experts Call Modi to Probe Firing in Thoothukudi

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Geneva, Switzerland - Seven independent experts lambasted the lethal Indian police response to protests against the expansion of the heavily polluting copper smelter in...

Pentagon Honors Secretary of Defense Environmental Award Recipients

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Washington, DC - The Defense Department is honoring nine winners with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards for exceptional environmental achievements and innovative, cost-effective environmental practices. The...

India Visit: Energy Secretary Perry Hosts USISPF Delegation

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Washington, DC - US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is scheduled to be in India at the end of February to further enhance bilateral...

IMMIGRATION

Melania Trump in Texas, on an Unannounced Trip.

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Washington, DC - The US First Lady had to scrap her surprise visit to Border Patrol facility due to flooding but Melania Trump spent...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Keep Families Together

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Washington, DC - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (June 20) relented under pressure on the burning issue of separating migrant children from their parents...

Group of Indian Americans Go to Prison for H1-B Visa Fraud

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San Jose - Another group of Indian Americans was sentenced to prison for their role in a case of H1-B visa fraud scheme and...

TECHNOLOGY

Facebook in the Forbidden City

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Washington, DC - We all know that if you make decisions based on flawed assumptions, things can easily go wrong. Welcome to the United States’...

UPDATE: EU Privacy Law Set to be a Game Changer

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Washington, DC - The GDPR roll out is just days away, and people's’ inboxes are receiving a steady stream of privacy updates from sites that...

Business Underpins India-US Defense Deal

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Mumbai - On January 25, India and the US renewed their bilateral defense pact for 10 more years. The ‘2015 Framework for the US-India Defense...

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...

RESTAURANT REVIEW

With New Year 2018 Dawning, H-1B Extensions to Hit Snags

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Washington, DC - The Trump Administration is working to introduce new regulations to curtail H-1B visa extensions, putting in jeopardy Green Card applications of...