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Texas Indian Origin husband Shot his wife and Killed himself

In the United States’ Texas, an Indian-American couple was found dead in their home in an apparent murder-suicide, said the police.   On Monday, the police officers were called to the house in Sugar Land, around 6 am.   The cops had found the bodies of Sreenivas Nakirekanti, 51, and his wife, 46-year-old Shanti Nakirekanti Read More…

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US Executives Charged For Alleged $2 Million Bribe To ADMK government in Tamilnadu

Two former high-ranking executives of the technology company Cognizant have been charged by US prosecutors in alleged $2 million bribery of Tamil Nadu government officials to get building permits for its campus in Chennai.   Separately, the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC), which oversees publicly traded companies, fined Cognizant a total of $25 million for Read More…

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India Purchase 72400 assault rifles at Rs 700 crore from USA : Defense Ministry

India has signed a contract with a US firm for 72,400 assault rifles at a cost of around Rs 700 crore, defence ministry officials said Tuesday.   The rifles, being used by US forces as well as several other European countries, are being bought under the fast-track procurement procedure.   India has signed the contract Read More…

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Saudi Arabia says ‘nothing to do’ with amazon chief dispute

Saudi Arabia had “absolutely nothing to do” with the National Enquirer’s reporting on an extramarital relationship involving Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the kingdom’s minister of state for foreign affairs said.   Bezos on Thursday accused American Media Inc (AMI), the Enquirer’s owner, of trying to blackmail him with the threat of publishing “intimate Read More…

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61st annual Grammy Awards held at Los Angeles’ Staples Center

Billed as the biggest night in the music industry, this year’s Grammys are marred by high-profile no-shows and controversy. Rappers Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino did not attend the ceremony, presumably because of the Grammys’ historical ignorance of rap music. Even Ariana Grande skipped the event. She won her first ever Grammy award. Cardi Read More…

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US to thrust focus R&D on 5G, AI , Quantum Computing

The White House will take “executive action” in the coming weeks to make sure the United States keeps its research and development advantage in artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, quantum computing and next generation wireless networks, known as 5G, a White House official said on Wednesday.   President Donald Trump discussed investing in what he called Read More…

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India seeks consular access to students detained in USA

India seeks consular access to students detained in US said External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.   India has sought consular access to its students detained by the US authorities and has impressed upon the Trump administration the need to address the situation at the earliest, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.   Asserting that the Read More…

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Chicago freezes at -20 degrees, midwest cold wave blast to get worse in US

Low temperatures early Thursday morning were expected to reach minus 23 Fahrenheit (minus 31 Celsius) at Chicago Midway International Airport, with wind-chill values as low as minus 39, according to the National Weather Service.   If you thought Wednesday was brutal in the US Midwest, the cold blast that sent demand for power and natural Read More…

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Reciprocal Trade Act : Trump proudly says in 2 minutes he got India to slash Harley-Davidson tariffs by 50%

  President Donald Trump has said he struck a “very fair deal” with India by making it cut the tariffs on the iconic motorcycle Harley-Davidson by half in just about two minutes, but rued the “high” Indian duties on American whisky.   India in February last year slashed the customs duty on imported motorcycles like Read More…