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Democrats Introduce Legislation to Make Police More Accountable in US

As protesters in the US began turning their initial outrage over the death of African-American man George Floyd into demands for police reform and...

US Lawmaker Proposes Bill in Congress to Recognise Tibet and Hong-Kong as Independent Nations

As tensions rise between the United States of America and the People's Republic of China, a bill is proposed in the Congress by...

US Senate Upholds Arms Sales to Bahrain, Qatar

The U.S. Senate on Thursday turned back resolutions aimed at disapproving multi-billion-dollar arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar, amid continued intensive congressional scrutiny of...

William Barr, U.S. Attorney General Nominee Grilled On Russia Probe

U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, William Barr, goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee again Wednesday, after pledging in his first day...

The Senate Judiciary Committee is Renewing Its Attempt To Protect Special Counselor Robert Muller

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, sending a signal to President...

Criminal Justice Reform Bill Gets Passed By the U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved legislation to decrease America’s substantial prison population by lowering some mandatory federal sentences, giving inmates added opportunities...

Christine Ford Testifies Against Brett Kavanaugh; Decision Pending

It was a day of drama, tears and tempers in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh angrily denying a...

US House Approves Aid Money For Helping Carolinas

The lawmakers in the House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the Carolinas and elsewhere recover...

U.S. Legislature To Question Silicon Valley Over Russian Hackers

As legislators prepare to grill Silicon Valley executives over Russian hacking ahead of midterm elections, some observers say the debate over expanded government oversight...

Hindu Woman Elected to Pakistan Senate in Historic First

A woman from Pakistan's marginalized Hindu minority has been elected to the Pakistan Senate for the first time ever in an election over the...

US: Indian Americans make a mark in Congressional Politics with one of them becoming the first to be elected to the Senate

New York, November 9, 2016: Indian Americans made a mark in Congressional politics with one of them becoming the first to be elected to the...

Lisa Singh: Indian-origin Labour Senator re-elected to the Australian Senate

Lisa Singh has been re-elected as a Senator in Australia She won an amazing majority of 6.1% of the votes in her own right ...

Indian-Americans are the wealthiest ethnic group in America, says report

By NewsGram Staff Writer Indian-Americans are the wealthiest ethnic group in America, according to a report released by the US Census Bureau. The report said...

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Concerns grow over global disparities in vaccination

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Students Do Not Switch On Video Cameras During Online Zoom Classes Due To Privary Concerns

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5G Networks To Be Halted Until The Safety Is Tested And Proven

The rollout of 5G networks should be halted until the safety of the technology has been tested and proven, an expert has urged. According...