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Raja Rajeswari, an Indian born American, has become the first immigrant from the country to be appointed  as a judge in the New York Court.

Rajeshwari, who migrated to the US in her teens was sworn-in as a criminal court judge by Mayor Bill de Blasio, who said that Raja Rajeshwari  has, ‘ extraordinary, extraordinary empathy for others.’

The 43-year-old has previously worked with the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office for her entire career in several bureaus including Criminal Court, Narcotics, Supreme Court, and the Sex Crimes Special Victims Bureau, where she last served as Deputy Chief.

Rajeshwari was overwhelmed by her appointment and said she felt ‘honored and humbled.’

‘It’s like a dream. It’s way beyond what I imagined. For someone like me, an immigrant who comes from India, I’m beyond grateful.’ she told reporters.

Praising Rajeshwari for her ability to speak in Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern languages, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that she uses her past as an immigrant coupled with the knowledge of many languages to ‘reach the immigrants.’

Rajeshswari aims to improve the judicial system by encouraging interpreters to  help immigrants

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    9349312325, 9496153097. 0471-2735659.

  • Akanksha Sharma

    This is a proud moment for India

  • Pashchiema Bhatia

    Apart from her legal intelligence, she is a well-known Bharathanatyam and Kucchipudi dancer and continues to perform at Indian events and temples

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Samsung Launched its Next AI Research Centre in New York

The company earlier announced a plan to boost its AI research capabilities and employ about 1,000 specialists by 2020

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Samsung Electronics Co has launched here its sixth artificial intelligence (AI) research centre which will focus on robotics research, the company said on Sunday.

The tech giant is seeking to strengthen its AI capabilities and has opened research institutes in South Korea, Britain, Canada, Russia and the Silicon Valley in the US, Yonhap news agency reported.

The new centre, which opened on Friday, is led by Daniel D. Lee, a leading AI and robotics scientist who joined the company in June.

“New York is one of the world’s great cities, and with this new facility, we will be able to leverage the tremendous talent in the area,” Lee said in a statement.

“We also look forward to collaborating with top universities and academic centres in the region.”

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The new centre, which opened on Friday, is led by Daniel D. Lee, a leading AI and robotics scientist who joined the company in June.

H. Sebastian Seung, a renowned neuroscientist, serves as the centre’s chief research scientist.

The company earlier announced a plan to boost its AI research capabilities and employ about 1,000 specialists by 2020.

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“What we need now is to focus on creating new values that make people’s lives easier and more convenient by harnessing the power of AI in Samsung’s products and services,” said Kim Hyun-suk, President and Head of Samsung Research.

“To do this, our global AI Centres, including the New York AI Centre, must play a pivotal role.” (IANS)