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Will Introduce Legislation to posthumously Award Mahatma Gandhi Congressional Gold Medal: U.S. Lawmaker August 20, 2018 07:54

An influential American lawmaker Carolyn Maloney has said that she will introduce a historic legislation to posthumously award Mahatma Gandhi a Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award in the United States, for inspiring peaceful…

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I Allowed McGahn, Others to Cooperate with Mueller: Trump August 20, 2018 05:58

According to reports, the White House's top attorney has cooperated extensively with special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election.Donald McGahn has shared thorough accounts regarding the episodes at…

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Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Dies at 80 August 18, 2018 10:44

Former United Stations secretary-general Kofi Annan died on Saturday has died, aged 80, international diplomats say. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work. The foundation named after him said on Saturday that…

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U.S. to Issue Waivers From Sanctions to Countries That Attempt to Reduce Iranian Oil Purchases August 18, 2018 07:47

The Trump administration is prepared to impose sanctions on all countries that buy oil from Iran after a deadline in November lapses, media reports said, the new United States special representative for Iran said on…

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Bengaluru Christian Priest Among 300 Accused of Sexually Abusing Kids in Pennsylvania August 17, 2018 12:02

Among over 300 priests from six Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania of the United States who have been accused of sexually abusing thousands of children, is a Bengaluru priest, Father Gabriel Patil, a member of the…

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Condoles Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death August 17, 2018 10:40

The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condoled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's death and praised his vision for famously characterizing the U.S.-India ties as a "natural partnership of shared endeavors". In…

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President Trump's War on Social Media Draws Editorials in Over 300 U.S. Outlets August 17, 2018 09:09

Over 300 news outlets on Thursday have launched a campaign to counter the United States President Donald Trump's attacks and promote a free press, reports BBC. Earlier this week, The Boston Globe called for the…

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Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', Dies at 76 August 17, 2018 08:50

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who got the epithet 'Queen of Soul', died in Detroit on Thursday after battling earnest health conditions. She was 76. At her Detroit residence, a 17-time Grammy Award-winner, died at 9:50…

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India Should Take American or Russian Help for Astronaut Training: Former ISRO Chief August 17, 2018 06:07

Former chairman of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) G Madhavan Nair has advocated India seek American or Russian assistance for training of astronaut and space-environment simulation facilities in order to accomplish the manned mission within…

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Led India-U.S. Ties to New Level: U.S. Ambassador August 17, 2018 04:24

The ties between two countries - Indian and the United States - which kept each other at arm's length, progressed to a new level under Atal Bihari Vajpayee and George Bush, the U.S. Ambassador Kenneth…

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Al-Qaeda Arm "Ideologically Inclined" to Perform Attacks in India: UN Report August 16, 2018 05:37

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), set up by Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in 2014 to enlarge the terror group's influence in the region, is "ideologically inclined" to do attacks inside India but its competence…

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Iranians Posing as Anti-immigrants Online, Reveals Investigation August 14, 2018 11:49

Iranian nationals are posing as MAGA-loving Twitter trolls in an endeavor to sow fear and spread hatred about Indian immigrants living in the United States, a report says."Indian ppl are stealing American graduates jobs," wrote…

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