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Hyderabad student committed suicide in US


An Indian student from Hyderabad who was currently studying in North Carolina University in the US allegedly committed suicide following the low scores in exams, according to information reaching his family here. Shiva Kiran (23) hanged himself from the ceiling fan in his room in the university hostel on Thursday and ended his life.The authorities in the US informed the ...

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US ready to help in bringing justice to Mumbai attackers


The US has offered to do anything it can to support Indian authorities in bringing justice to the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack. “We’ve long said just writ large that we want to see the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack brought to justice,” Sate Department spokesman John Kirby said Friday when asked about David Headley turning approver after ...

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US dollar rises among the upbeat data


The US dollar increased rapidly against other major currencies on expectations that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates next week. The closely-watched US nonfarm payrolls came out better than predicted on Monday, bolstering market speculation for a rate-hike in Fed’s December meeting, Xinhua reported. In November,as per the reports total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000, beating market consensus ...

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Volkswagen sales in US dropped post emission scandal


Volkswagen US announced their lackluster sales figures which showing a large scale drop during the month of November. As per the estimate, even less than 24,000 Volkswagen cars were sold in the month of November, posting a drop of 24.7 percent, Xinhua quoted the group as saying on Tuesday. Following the release of November sales figures, Volkswagen stocks fell over ...

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US tightens Visa-waiver programe following Paris attack


Following the Paris attack, fearing of security, US took some steps in order to tighten the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) for citizens of 38 countries in the wake of Paris terrorist attacks. The new changes that were proposed mainly include aggressive steps by homeland security department (DHS) to collect information from VWP travellers on past travel to countries regarded ...

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Obama appointed Swati Dandekar as ADB Director

Swati Dandekar

President Barack Obama has reportedly nominated India-born Swati Dandekar, a Nagpur and Bombay University alum, to be United States director of the Asian Development Bank, with the rank of ambassador. Swati Dandekar will be replacing Robert M. Orr from the current position. The nomination announcement was done by the White House along with eight other key Administration posts: “I am ...

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Bobby Jindal abandon from US presidential race


 Louisiana’s Indian-American Republican Governor Bobby Jindaal has all of sudden discarded  from the 2016 US presidential race. Saying “This is not my time,” Revealing  his declaration on  Fox News Tuesday evening, Louisiana-parentage was an  Indian pioneer  from Punjab, Jindal, 44, said: “They raised me to believe Americans can do anything, and they were right, we can.” “I don’t think in a ...

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Gold down following US rate hike expectations


As the expected December Fed rate hike continues to be priced into the market, gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Wednesday The most active gold contract for December delivery fell $3.6, or 0.33 percent, to settle at $1,084.90 per ounce, reported Xinhua. Low volume was the prime feature of the day as ...

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