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KalamSat, World’s Smallest Space Cube for Experiment, Not Orbiting Satellite: Clarifies NASA

  The space experiment by India’s 18-year-old student Rifath Sharook weighing just 64 grams will be launched as part of the payload of NASA’s next mission on June 22, 2017, ...

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Trump Names Indian-Origin Seema Verma as Healthcare Secretary

Seema Verma, an Indian origin American consultant in Pence’s Medicaid program for the poor in Indiana, has been named by US President-elect Donald Trump’s as Secretary of the federal Centers ...

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ISRO to Rope in French Space Agency CNES for Mangalyaan 2 Mission

French President Francois Hollande reached home with two major accomplishments from his India visit, one is nod for buying 36 French Rafale aircraft at Rs 60,000 to 66,000 crore (around ...

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Powerball Jackpot Worth $1.6 billion Goes to 3 Lucky Winners

With maximum amount on platter, the $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot has gone to three winning tickets after the draw was held on Wednesday with the odds at 1 in ...

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Microsoft and Google to Dismiss Patent Battles

Microsoft and Google have agreed to dismiss their entire pending patent lawsuit against each other. There were about 20 different lawsuits in Germany and the United States involving issues as ...

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Top 15 Labor Day Quotes, Origin, History, Tribute to Hard Working Souls

The United States celebrates the Labor Day today, the first Monday of September and this year it falls on September 7.  It is a holiday in America in honor of ...

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India To Become the Most Populous Nation by 2022, Outdoing China: UN Report

China might be the most populous country in the world, but in not more than seven years’ time it is predicted to lose the top spot to the current second ...

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New study shows why bigger is better, but smaller is ‘smarter’

They say dream big and live bigger, but when it comes to social network, ‘smaller is smarter’, suggested a new study. Research by physicists from City College of New York ...

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‘Modi too shrewd to be derailed by nationalist symbolism,’ says Fareed Zakaria

Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria, who interviewed Indian Prime Minister last week, has suggested that Modi is “far too shrewd” to be distracted by nationalist symbolism which would derail his growth ...

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Obama Nominates Richard Rahul Verma as US Ambassador to India

Indian-American Richard Rahul Varma has been nominated as the new US Ambassador to India by US President Barack Obama, declared White House on Thursday. The 45-year-old Verma is a senior ...

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US: Snow and Snow everywhere, not a single road to drive away

Severe snow storm with hurricane-like wind hit the Northeast of the United States on Saturday, leaving behind 2 to 4 feet of the white layer, especially in New England area. ...

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