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Mattis Salutes US Merchant Marine Academy Graduates

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New York - The United States needs its Merchant Marine officers to employ discipline, strategic thinking and strong ethics in the often challenging and dangerous...

Mattis: Naval War College Grads Will Tackle Today’s Security Challenges

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Washington, DC - Defense Secretary James N. Mattis today (June 15) told this year’s U.S. Naval War College graduates he is confident they’ll carry forward the legacy...

Pentagon Offers Enhanced Support for Military Families With Special Needs

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Washington, DC - The Defense Department now offers access to a wide array of newly enhanced and specialized support for military families with special needs. Officials...

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

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...

US Opens Re-registration for TPS Validity Extension for Nepal

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Washington, DC - Amid the dark clouds of doom for immigrants looking for a chance to stay in the United States, the US Citizenship...

US Lawmaker Reacts as TSA Humiliates Canadian Sikh Minister

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Washington, DC - The US House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley reacted to reports that Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep...

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...