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New Non-Profit Museum Dedicated to Language

Planet Word, a non-profit museum dedicated to the power, beauty, and fun of language and to show how words shape the human experience, has...

Washington Ranked As Best Worker-Friendly State In US Amidst Covid-19

Washington has been ranked as the best worker-friendly state in the US amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report by Oxfam America. In...

China Passes National Security Law for Hong Kong

China's top legislative body on Tuesday unanimously passed a sweeping national security law for Hong Kong prohibiting acts of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion...

Spike in COVID-19 Cases Causes Reimposition of Lockdowns

India and the United States are among parts of the world where a rise in coronavirus cases is prompting authorities to reimpose lockdown restrictions...

Indian Embassy in Washington Brings Online Kuchipudi Dance Course on Facebook

Amid the ongoing coronavirus lockdown in the US, the Indian embassy in Washington has launched an online Kuchipudi dance course which will hold classes...

Federal Judge in Washington Halts Pentagon Work with Microsoft on Cloud Contract

By Peyton Bigora A federal judge in Washington has halted, for now, a major U.S. Defense Department cyber contract, blocking Microsoft Corp. from working on the...

Seattle Airport To Introduce Facial-Recognition Technology For Travellers

The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) in the US state of Washington will introduce facial-recognition technology for international travellers by the year end, a Seattle-based...

Washington Becomes First State to Approve Composting of Human Remains

Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying...

Washington’s Governor Raises Smoking Age to 21 to Curb Addiction

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington has signed a bill into law raising the state’s smoking age to 21 years, making it the ninth in...

Wide Range of Global Challenges, G-7 Ministers Hope to Seal Commitments

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven advanced economies were wrapping up a two-day meeting in the French seaside resort of Dinard on Saturday...

New Exhibit at Newseum in Washington Celebrates 50 Years of Gay Rights Movement

The streets around The Stonewall Inn are quiet now. But 50 years ago in June 1969, this popular gay bar in New York’s Greenwich Village was the...

Pence Criticizes Europe For Iran, Venezuela, Russia Links

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence strongly criticized European allies Saturday for their stance on Iran and Venezuela, in a speech at the Munich Security...

Measles Outbreak Confirmed In The U.S. Pacific Northwest

Officials in the Pacific Northwest state of Washington have declared a measles outbreak after at least 22 people, including 20 children, have become infected...

The Government Shutdown in Washington D.C

No city experiences a shutdown quite like Washington. Besides the economic impact, a shutdown warps the nation’s capital on a cultural, recreational and logistical level...

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...

Let’s Celebrate Father’s Day With Most famous Founding Fathers

In the United States on the third Sunday of June we celebrate Father’s Day! So, today we celebrate fathers with some expressions that use...

Washington Becomes First State to Approve Net-neutrality Rules

Washington became the first state Monday to set up its own net-neutrality requirements after U.S. regulators repealed Obama-era rules that banned internet providers from...

Will Pakistan listen to USA and Stop Harboring Taliban and other terrorist groups?

America have been paying Pakistan billions and billions of dollars at the same time Pakistan is housing the very terrorists they are fighting ...

US President Donald Trump’s Tough Stand Against Pakistan and more Highlights from his Speech

We must stop the resurgence of safe havens that enable terrorists to threaten America The new policy by Trump will allow the military...

What it takes to be a Wonder Woman of Bodybuilding and Weightlifting

Many of the competitive bodybuilders and weightlifters in the US are women At a competition called OCB Presidential Cup, three-quarters of the total...

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25M Couples in India Had No Access To Contraceptives During Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic interrupted contraceptive access for an estimated over 25 million couples in India, said a report by the Joint United Nations Programme...

Puff-Throated Babbler Spotted in Rajasthan

The spotting of a new species of babbler bird has added a new dimension to Rajasthan's rich biodiversity. The small resident bird spotted in...

Holiday Homes Demand Increased During Pandemic

As the pandemic has significantly impacted the operations of businesses and people's working model, housing preferences also have changed and the demand for holiday...

Researchers Discover Galaxy Surviving Black Hole’s Hunger

Researchers have discovered a galaxy that has been managing to survive a black hole's hunger by continuing to birth new stars, about 100 Sun-sized...