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US Survival Rate of Heart attacks 6% if Occurring Outside of Hospital

Cardiac arrest strikes almost 600,000 people each year in the United States, killing majority of them because it occurred outside of hospital, said  a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Wide disparities of survival rates exist across the US, but benchmark communities demonstrate that saving more lives is possible, especially with bystander use of CPR and automated external defibrillators, ...

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Meet Indian-Origin Activist Sunitha Viswanathan, Recipient of White House Honour

Indian origin Sunitha viswanathan was among the 12 faith leaders being honoured as “Champion of Change” on July 20 by the US White House for their continuous efforts towards climate change. Viswanath “is being honoured for her work to encourage Hindus in protecting environment and communities from the effects of climate change,” said the White House. Sunitha is a co-founder ...

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Russia’s Lost ‘Spinning’ Spacecraft to Fall on Earth Tonight

Russian scientists have repeatedly maintained that the lost spacecraft Progress M27M will fall to earth tonight (Thursday/Friday, May 7/8, 2015) and the chances are that it may be seen hovering over the US, Colombia, Brazil and Indonesia before burn up itself mostly in the sky. The Russian spacecraft has gone out of control after liftoff on 28 April 2015. Fortunately ...

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Hindu temple vandalised in US

In the latest attack on Hindu houses of worship in the US, a temple has been vandalised in Texas “horrifying” both Hindus and non-Hindus, who have offered to help the temple clean the damage, media reported. In the attack at the North Texas Hindu Mandir in Lake Highlands suburb of Dallas, vandals painted symbols of devil worship on the temple’s ...

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BCCI invites bids for IPL-2015 US rights

BCCI has invited tenders or bids from reputed companies in the US or with global reputation to acquire media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL 2015 to 2017) for the territory of the United States of America.. It follows after selling the rights for India to Satr TV arm Novi Digital for 3 years till 2017. For the US territory, ...

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FIFA 2014 News : Belgium face USA in World Cup warm-up

Belgium will face the United States in a FIFA World Cup warm-up on 12 June, the opening day of the 2014 finals in Brazil. The friendly will be staged behind closed doors in Sao Paulo. “It will be a kind of training session for each side,” the Belgian football federation said on Friday. The USA begin their World Cup campaign ...

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Miss USA Nina Davuluri to attend Indian origin physicians meet

Nina Davuluri, the first Indian American to be crowned Miss USA, will lead the women’s forum session and the “Be Fit Be Cool’ walkathon at the 32nd annual convention of Indian-origin physicians. Over 2,000 physicians and their families are expected to attend the annual convention of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), the largest ethnic association of ...

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Stop thinking Americans are stupid says Louisiana’s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal

Louisiana’s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, who had once warned his own Republican party to stop being the “stupid party”, says President Barack Obama’s Democrats now need to heed that advice. Jindal, former head of the Republican Governor’s Association who is said to be mulling a 2016 presidential run, gave the advice in a CNN OpEd in the wake of the ...

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Tornadoes in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas leave 20 dead

A new round of twister tornadoes ripped through South US killing five people in Mississippi and Alabama a day after another storm left a trail of destruction in Arkansas. At least 15 people were killed by Sunday’s storms in Arkansas where emergency officials searched for survivors in the debris left by a powerful tornado that carved in 80-mile path of ...

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Woman arrested for killing her seven babies in US

Police in the US state of Utah Sunday arrested a 39-year-old woman for killing her seven infants over a 10-year period, the media reported. Megan Huntsman was arrested from her Pleasant Grove home and booked on murder charges, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Huntsman’s ex-husband, who is believed to be the father of the infants, tipped off police Saturday and ...

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INTERVIEW: Smithsonian to showcase Indian American history of last 2 centuries

By Deepak Chitnis WASHINGTON, DC: Starting this Fall, the historic Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC will unveil a brand-new exhibition in its Museum of Natural History that focuses exclusively on the history and culture of Indian immigrants in the United States. The  exhibition, “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation,” which has been in the works since 2007, will be ...

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Top 10 wackiest festival destinations around the world

The recent Bollywood movie ‘Zindagi na Milegi Dobara’ has not only let Indians get more interested in Spain as a travel destination, but also get to know the festival of tomatoes – La Tomatina. There are many other wacky festivals around the world and Hotels.com has put together some of the unusual events that guarantee an unforgettable holiday. The Tomatina ...

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