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Shiv Nadar and Mallika Srinivasan receive Global Leadership awards by US-India business advocacy group

Given annually since 2007, the USIBC Global Leadership Awards recognise top corporate executives from the United States and India who have demonstrated exemplary leadership

Published on 30th September 2021
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Washington DC on edge before Biden's inauguration, fear right-wing extremist groups

Investigators in Washington are particularly worried that members of right-wing extremist groups and militias, like the Oath Keepers and Three Percenters, could descend on Washington to spark violence

Published on 20th January 2021
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US team led by Indian-origin scientist develop new system that extracts oxygen from Mars' salty water

The team, led by Vijay Ramani, a professor at the Washington University in the US, examined the new system in a simulated Martian atmosphere at minus 36 degrees Celsius

Published on 1st December 2020
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Fluvoxamine may prevent serious illness in COVID patients: Washington University study

Fluvoxamine is used commonly to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety disorder and depression, the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reported

Published on 13th November 2020
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Scientists from Washington University develop a nasal vaccine that targets the novel Coronavirus

According to the study, published in the journal Cell, the research team next plan to test the vaccine in non-human primates and humans to see if it is safe and effective in preventing COVID-19

Published on 22nd August 2020
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Who is Jeff Bezos? Meet the American high schooler who thought Amazon's CEO is 'no big deal'

When the teenager was informed that Bezos heads Amazon, one of the largest companies in the world, he turned around, saying, "Big deal, so what?"

Published on 22nd October 2019
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Still no gun control? Florida school survivors to organise national march to Washington DC

The student uprising against gun-laws is the first of its kind after several school shootings shook the US last year and are now demanding political interference

Published on 19th February 2018
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After being denied the US visa twice, all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan arrives in Washington

Afghanistan isn't included in Trump's temporary travel ban, but critics have said the ban is emblematic of a broader effort to put a chill on Muslims entering the US

Published on 16th July 2017
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In a first, scientists develop new tool that turns audio clips into realistic videos of people speaking

The system converts audio files of an individual's speech into realistic mouth shapes

Published on 12th July 2017
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Live at Kennedy Centre: The Madras Youth Choir's compositions to find harmony in Washington DC

One of the oldest choral groups has been invited to participate in the Washington DC Choral Festival

Published on 15th June 2017

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