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NASA seeks to send 1st person of colour to Moon in 2024

NASA has welcomed the nomination of former Democratic Senator Bill Nelson as its next administrator, as the US space agency works towards the key Artemis III mission

Published on 10th April 2021
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Global study on COVID-19 origins finds lab origin 'extremely unlikely'

Experts from the World Health Organisation and China jointly conducted the research in China and made an assessment of the likelihood of possible pathways

Published on 31st March 2021
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At least 90% of US adults to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by April 19: President Joe Biden

The US has reported more than 30,331,000 confirmed cases and over 550,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 tracker

Published on 30th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Istanbul Convention that Turkey withdrew from on March 20?

We try to understand why Turkey, after whose cultural capital the convention is named, decided to withdraw suddenly from the convention that aims to end violence against women

Published on 22nd March 2021
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Biden administration to reconsider objections to denied H1B visas during Trump regime

The move is expected to come to the rescue of a large number of Indian IT professionals who were having a tough time during the previous Trump administration due to various policies

Published on 13th March 2021
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What The FAQ: What is the Quad summit and why is Modi meeting US, Japan and Australian heads?

The Quad vaccine initiative will reportedly project and reinforce India's credentials as a reliable manufacturer and supplier of the vaccines

Published on 12th March 2021
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Biden admin issues notification to further delay mandatory minimum pay for H-1B visa

It has reviewed the comments received in response to the proposal and will delay the effective date of the final rule for a period of 60 days, said the notification

Published on 12th March 2021
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30,000 organisations across US hacked by Chinese threat actors

The vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Exchange Server Software allowed hackers to gain access to email accounts, and also gave them the ability to install malware

Published on 6th March 2021
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US President Biden's admin undecided on ending Trump-era H-1B visa ban 

In January, then-President Donald Trump had extended the ban on issuing new H-1B visas till March 31, arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate

Published on 2nd 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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This 2020 game is the coolest way to remember 2020: Meet the 24-year-old Russian who created it

Max designed and coded the game himself. While coding was the hardest part as he was fairly new to it, pixel art was easy because he had experimented with it for a year before

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Indian American Maju Varghese, the COO of Biden's Presidential campaign, narrates his journey to the White House 

Kerala-origin lawyer Maju Varghese tells us about his work in the recent US election campaign and what the victory means for his community

Published on 2nd February 2021
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NASA's new acting chief of staff has Indian roots. Here's all you need to know about Bhavya Lal

Lal brings extensive experience in engineering and space technology, serving as a member of the research staff at Institute for Defence Analyses (IDA) Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)

Published on 2nd February 2021
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NASA names Indian American Bhavya Lal as acting chief of staff

Lal served as a member of the Biden Presidential Transition Agency Review Team for the agency and oversaw the agency's transition under the Joe Biden-led administration

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Appeals court allows USA to expel children alone at border

The appeals court issued a stay that had been requested by the Trump administration in November shortly after a federal judge barred the practice

Published on 30th January 2021

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