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Pentagon Honors Best in Acquisition With Packard Award

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Washington, DC - The winners of the premiere Defense Department acquisition honor -- the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award -- made exceptional contributions in...

Mattis Clears Up DACA Deportation for Service Members

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Washington, DC - US service members who are a part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program cannot be deported, Defense Secretary James...

Mattis Disagrees with Trump’s Call for a Government Shutdown

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Washington, DC - US Defense Secretary James N. Mattis today (Feb. 7) minced no words in refusing to agree for a government shutdown, advocated...

ENVIRONMENT

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...

Climate Change: Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ is Over

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London, UK - It is official. The world is warming according to expectations. The so-called and much debated “pause” in global warming is over. And...

Climate Change: Why Earth Will Never Freeze Over

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London - Scientists think they now know something profound about the Ice Ages. In a world in which carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere fall...

IMMIGRATION

IAT Editor Tejinder Singh Among Awardees of Maryland Legislative AAPI Caucus

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Annapolis, Maryland - The Maryland Asian American elected officials and top Asian American leaders were joined by a myriad of important social activists and...

US Weekend Shutdown Over, Another Battle Looms in Weeks

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Washington, DC - The US government partial shutdown ended on Monday night (January 22) after President Donald Trump signed the stopgap spending bill, earlier...

India with Ecuador Tops the List of New American Citizens: Pew

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Washington, DC - Immigrants from India along with those from Ecuador, topped the list of groups opting for the naturalization process to become United...

TECHNOLOGY

Pentagon Honors Best in Acquisition With Packard Award

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Washington, DC - The winners of the premiere Defense Department acquisition honor -- the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award -- made exceptional contributions in...

Pentagon Studying Implications of Wearable Devices Giving Too Much Info

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Washington, DC - Defense Department (DoD) officials are studying security issues raised by physical conditioning trackers that also can be used to track service members’...

Defense Innovation Board Approves Recommendations

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Washington, DC - The Defense Innovation Board – a federal advisory committee encompassing experts in academia, technology and business – approved two recommendations this week aimed at...

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...