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Did you know that Kim Kardashian has a rescued cow named after her?

She was named Kim by the organisation to thank the American reality TV star, a mother of four, for her compassion to mothers of all species by promoting dairy-free diet

Published on 7th May 2021
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American India Foundation renames flagship US-India fellowship; expands its ambit in 20th year

The Foundation said in a statement that AIF's William J Clinton Fellowship for Service in India has been rebranded as 'Banyan Impact Fellowship' on the occasion of its 20th year anniversary

Published on 30th April 2021
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Here's how the sleep quality of older adults can be improved by music

In the analysis, which got published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, five randomised trials met the investigators' criteria

Published on 21st April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The film that pioneered visual effects, 2001: A Space Odyssey, released 53 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we ask you, have you watched American director Stanley Kubrick's most talked-about film 2001: A Space Odyssey? Then we highly recommend that you watch it right away

Published on 2nd April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When electric guitarist Jimi Hendrix set fire to his guitar on stage

In today's #TBT, we have decided to talk about the iconic American musician Jimi Hendrix. Not so much his music, but his antics actually. The one we want to bring up is the burning of his guitar...

Published on 31st March 2021
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Rutgers University to require students be vaccinated for Coronavirus for fall intake

The federal government's assurance of vaccine supply for all Americans prompted Rutgers to make the decision, the university said in a statement

Published on 26th March 2021
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US Consulate and Andhra University to set up American Corner for cultural collaboration

The American Corner will provide educational and cultural programmes to the people of Andhra Pradesh, especially the youth and students

Published on 24th March 2021
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Would rather let go of tenfold profits and stick to my values: Rajiv Lochan at International Kindness Festival

Lochan reflected back on his days at American Express and McKinsey & Company and elucidated how he prioritised truth over everything else

Published on 7th March 2021
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Muddled promises on reopening of schools amid the Coronavirus pandemic pose political problem for US Prez Joe Biden

eachers' unions have said they support reopening schools once officials are able to make the buildings safer, but they need the $130 billion included in Biden's proposed American Rescue Plan

Published on 18th February 2021
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IIM Ahmedabad establishes Centre for Transportation and Logistics to facilitate cutting-edge research 

A group of internationally-acclaimed professors with outstanding research accomplishments from North American, European and Asian universities have joined the centre's research advisory committee

Published on 17th February 2021
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US Justice Department drops racial discrimination suit against Yale University

According to the lawsuit filed in October 2020, Asian-American and white students were only one-eighth to one-fourth as likely to be admitted as African-American applicants

Published on 4th February 2021
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Why picking the right location for Artemis base camp on Moon is a challenge for NASA

American astronauts in 2024 will take their first steps near the Moon's South Pole: the land of extreme light, extreme darkness, and frozen water

Published on 28th January 2021
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The 'US' varsity which gave Malayalam actor Bala a DLitt admits they are like a 'private tutorial college'

According to Bala, he was awarded the 'Doctor of Humane Letters' by 'The Royal American University' and was apparently the first South Indian to be awarded such an honour by a foreign university

Published on 28th January 2021
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EU regulator gets a request to approve the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

The drugs agency for the 27-nation EU has already approved two other coronavirus vaccines, one made by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech and another by Moderna

Published on 12th January 2021
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TIME magazine includes Indian-American who gave shelter to 70 George Floyd protestors in 'Heroes 2020'

On June 1, as demonstrators filled the streets of Washington DC to protest the killing of African-American Floyd, Dubey was home, not far from the White House

Published on 11th December 2020

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