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What happened on January 25: Charles Manson and his hippie followers were convicted in 'trial of the century'

The context of the killings is set in the time when hippie cults were on a rise in the United States. For many, being a part of this alternative lifestyle movement drugs, travel and "free love"

Published on 25th January 2022

Student from Andhra Pradesh shot dead, another injured in US

The three students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh had gone to the US only 10 days ago following their admission to Chicago's Governors State University

Published on 24th January 2023

US college admissions scam mastermind gets 3.5 years in prison

Singer took more than $25 million from his clients, paid bribes more than $7 million and was responsible for the most massive fraud ever perpetuated on the higher education system in the US

Published on 5th January 2023

Why is US seeing a rise in complaints of discrimination in schools?

Almost 19,000 complaints of discrimination based on religion, sex and disability in schools were filed from October 2021 to September 2022

Published on 2nd January 2023

Indian Americans face racial discrimination as early as pre-school in the US: Study

Often, these students are found 'code-switching' with regards to their behaviour and speech when in the company of their friends and schoolmates and their families

Published on 20th December 2022

US Supreme Court to have the final say on Biden's student loan cancellation plans

President Joe Biden's plan promises USD 10,000 in federal student debt forgiveness to those with incomes of less than USD 125,000 or households earning less than USD 250,000

Published on 2nd December 2022

US: Three Indian students die in car mishap in Massachusetts

The Sheffield Police Department and the State Police Detective Unit are investigating the circumstances of the collision

Published on 28th October 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Wait time of 500+ days for US student visa appointment? Here's how long the wait is for other countries

Fresh applicants including students and tourists who wish to visit the United States have been hit with a waiting time of a whopping 500 days. What are the wait times for other major cities abroad?

Published on 19th August 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: US hit by second mass shooting in 10 days. Why is gun violence rampant in the country?

The shooting at an elementary school in Texas claimed the lives of 19 students. This comes days after a man shot and killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in a racist attack

Published on 25th May 2022

What the FAQ: The United States may declare Rohingya crisis a genocide. What does this mean?

While the military operation was underway, a huge number of civilian posts appeared on Facebook calling for murder and violence against the Rohingyas

Published on 21st March 2022

US looks at expanding educational opportunities for Andaman and Nicobar youth

US Consulate General said it is looking to expand educational opportunities for youth from the Islands through the Community College Initiative Programme

Published on 18th February 2022

What happened on February 15? A unique Olympic record and culmination of the Human Genome Project

When Eddie Eagan aced the Winter and Summer Games and the human genome was first published

Published on 15th February 2022

Onus on educational institutions to create environment for problem-solving, says US teen innovator Gitanjali Rao

The youngster has been promoting the participation of young girls in STEM, and was recognised by the US Consulate General, Chennai on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Published on 12th February 2022

What happened on January 28: From Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice to Lego patenting their blocks

Love playing with Lego blocks? Well, the company patented these very building block bricks on January 28, 1958

Published on 28th January 2022

How are university reservations in the US affecting Indian-Americans? US SC to consider challenge to policy

One of the methods Harvard had allegedly used to undermine Asians, who are otherwise qualified, was to give them lower scores on personality traits used to assess applicants

Published on 25th January 2022

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