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Marconi Society Awards Indian Students Tackling Women's Safety & Air Pollution

Marconi Society Awards Indian Students Tackling Women’s Safety & Air Pollution

The Marconi Society has awarded top prizes to students in India who have come up with innovative solutions that address the challenges of women’s safety and air pollution. The Marconi Society celebrates, inspires, and connects innovators building tomorrow’s technologies in service of a digitally inclusive world. The two solutions won the prize as a part of the contest organized in …

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Nawazuddin Siddiqui Honoured at International Film Festival

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Honoured at International Film Festival

Critically acclaimed Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be conferred with the Golden Dragon Award at the on-going Cardiff International Film Festival 2019. The Gangs Of Wasseypur actor will be receiving the award for his contribution to the world of cinema. The Film Festival is being held from October 24 to 27 at Cardiff Bay in Wales. Nawazuddin will receive the …

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Modi 2.0 The First 100 Days Of Narendra Modi’s Second Term In Office Ftr

Modi 2.0: The First 100 Days of Narendra Modi’s Second Term in Office

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has completed the first 100 days of its second term in office. After a landslide victory in the general elections of May 2019, PM Modi’s government secured its second term in power, and upon entering office, unleashed a slew of policies and political changes. Here’s a look at some …

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Revoking Articles 370 & 35A: Benefits Behind the Removal

In a historic move, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the National Democratic Alliance Government to revoke Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian Constitution. Article 370 Article 370 grants special status and provisions to the state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). It grants autonomous status to the state and was added to the Constitution on October 17, 1949. …

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Class of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

Indian Americans in the list of 2019 Valedictorians and salutatorians

Indian American students continue to earn high marks in high school with several on the growing list of Valedictorians/Salutatorians. Here is our Q and A with some local students. Pooja Ghay – Valedictorian School Name: Olympia High School City/State: Windermere, FL GPA: 5.55 College: University of Florida. Parents: Neetu Ghay Sudheer Ghay Academic Awards: Received the Super Scholars Award for …

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Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party

Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party

Indian General Election 2019: Progressive BJP and Dynasties-led Congress Party India, one of the oldest and largest democracies in the world, stands at the brink of the 2019 general elections. The 2019 Indian general election is currently being held over the course of seven phases, which began April 11 and will continue through May 19, 2019. The elections constitute the …

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The Statue of Unity

The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel

The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel The Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, unveiled the Statue of Unity, a monument dedicated to Indian Independence Movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday, October 31, 2018. Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. Patel was an Indian barrister and statesman, senior …

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Indian Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away at 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, passed away on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93. Born on December 25, 1924, Vajpayee served three times as the Prime Minister of India from 1996 to 2004. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  ji said “Vajpayee’s death marks the end of an era. He lived for the nation and served …

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Miss India Anukreethy

Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu wins FEMINA Miss India 2018

Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu wins FEMINA Miss India 2018 “Who is the better teacher? Failure or success?” This was the final question asked by judges of the top five finalists in the FEMINA Miss India 2018 competition. Anukreethy Vas of Tamil Nadu, the winner of this competition replied, “I would say failure is a better teacher because when you …

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Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) celebrates its 18th Foundation Day

The Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) celebrated its 18th Foundation Day on 21st March 2018 in the presence of the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, and the Ambassador of the United States to India, Mr. Kenneth Juster. The genesis of IUSSTF can be traced back to the year 2000, when after …

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