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Indian-American becomes Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for DC Circuit

Indian-American judge Sri Srinivasan has been recently appointed the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. The judge has created history as he became the first ever Indian-American to lead the powerful federal circuit court. The DC circuit is considered more powerful in the United States, as it is ..

US Targeting 52 Iranian Sites: US President

The United States of America President, Donald Trump has warned Iran after fears of major conflagration near the entire Persian Gulf region prompted following the US assassination of Iranian Quds Force General Qasem Soleimani, that if the Islamic republic attacks American personnel or assets then the US has identified 52 sites in Iran and ‘WILL ..

Sixth Branch of the U.S Military- United States Space Force(USSF)

The United States of America established its Sixth Military Branch- United States Space Force(USSF) on Friday, 20th December 2019 after the President of United States, Donald Trump signed the National Defence Authorization Act 2020 into law at a ceremony conducted at the Joint Base Andrews located in the Maryland state. USSF will be the first ..

Bill to promote Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy introduced in the US House of Representatives

American politician serving his record 17th term in the US lower house of Parliament and a legendary civil rights leader, John Lewis on Friday, 20th December 2019 has introduced a House Bill (HR 5517) in the lower of the United States of America’s Parliament, the house of representatives. The bill seeks to promote the legacy ..

World’s oldest Fossil Forest found in US

Researchers have found an extremely rare fossil site that shows evidence of wood and leaves from the Devonian Period, the site located in Cairo, New York stretches up to Pennsylvania in the United States of America. According to the National Geographic team, the site discovered is about 416 to 359 million years old, about 2 ..

Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan nominated as the Director of US Government Agency- National Science Foundation(NSF)

Alma mater of University of Madras(B.Sc Physics 1981), Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering), and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (M.Tech in Electrical Engineering), Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan has been nominated by the President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump to serve as the 15th Director of the National ..

What is GSP in the United States of America?

The United States of America’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is the oldest and largest trade preference program established under the Trade Act of 1974 by the US government. The GSP promotes economic development by eliminating certain import duties on thousands of products imported from any of the beneficiary countries under the US’s Generalized system ..

Revenue from satellites launched by ISRO under commercial agreements

The Union Minister of State(Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region and Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions, and Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitedra Singh in a written reply to a question at Rajya Sabha on Thursday, 12th December 2019 informed that the India Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ..