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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Gurdeep Singh Pall named as Skype vice president

Chandigarh -- Software engineer Gurdeep Singh Pall of Indian origin has been named as the corporate vice president of Skype, a popular and free international voiceover and messaging service, by Microsoft Corporation, its developer.

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11/01/13
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Indian-American, UT, Texas A&M Astronomers team Discover Universe’s Most Distant Galaxy

Image credit: V. Tilvi, Texas A&M; S.L. Finkelstein, UT Austin; C. Papovich, Texas A&M; CANDELS Team and Hubble Space Telescope/NASA
Image credit: V. Tilvi, Texas A&M; S.L. Finkelstein, UT Austin; C. Papovich, Texas A&M; CANDELS Team and Hubble Space Telescope/NASA
Washington -- Astronomers, including an Indian-American, have discovered the most distant spectroscopically confirmed galaxy ever found - one created within 700 million years after the Big Bang.

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10/31/13
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Indian-American run firm to fix Obamacare website

Washington -- The Obama administration has turned to a technology company run by Indian-Americans to fix the problem ridden website for Americans to buy insurance under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

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10/31/13
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University of Michigan students to visit India for IT projects

New York, Sep 7--  Eighteen students from the University of Michigan in US will spend eight weeks in India in the summer of 2014 to work on various information technology projects.

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09/08/13
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Reversing brain drain? Better research facilities see Indian scientists return

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New Delhi -- Finally, the brain drain appears to be reversing. Better research opportunities in India, passion to do something for their native country and family obligations have started to lure back Indian scientists working abroad.

Around 500 scientists have come back in the last seven years - and only six have gone back.

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08/06/13
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Four Indian Americans win 2013 Simons Investigators awards

Washington -- Four Indian American professors are among the 13 mathematicians, theoretical physicists and theoretical computer scientists who have won 2013 Simons Investigators awards.

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07/29/13
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Indian Scientist Discovers World’s First Water Treatment Techniques Using Apple and Tomato Peels

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Singapore -- Mr Ramakrishna Mallampati, a PhD candidate at the National University of Singapore (NUS), experimented with water treatment techniques using materials that are easily available, and came up with novel ways to purify water using the peels of apples and tomatoes.

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07/25/13
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Amar Bose, inventor of Bose audio systems, dead

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Washington -- Amar G. Bose, the visionary Indian-American engineer and inventor, famous for making high-quality Bose audio systems bearing his name and speakers for home users, auditoriums and automobiles, is dead.

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07/14/13
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Indian scientists use neem protein to fight cancer

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Kolkata -- The medicinal power of the humble neem, widely used in India as an insecticide and germicide, is now being channelised by a group of Kolkata scientists to wage a war against cancer.

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07/10/13
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Ranbaxy to pay $420,000 to Idaho in US for selling sub-standard drugs

Washington -- Indian generic drug manufacturer Ranbaxy will pay Idaho state in northwestern US nearly $420,000 to settle civil and criminal complaints of selling drugs of inferior strength, purity or quality.

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07/09/13
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