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Feb 19, 2019
Sailor George Mendonsa photographed in iconic Times Square kiss image dies at 95, two days before birthdayGeorge Mendonsa was shown kissing Greta Zimmer Friedman, a dental assistant in a nurse's uniform, on 14 August, 1945 — known as V-J Day, the day Japan surrendered to the United States. People spilled into the New York City streets to celebrate the news
Feb 13, 2019
Infosys sets up digital innovation and design centre in Providence, US; hires 100 localsIndia's second-largest IT services firm Infosys has set up a digital innovation and design centre in Providence, US, and said it has hired over 100 people in the state of Rhode Island
Dec 18, 2018
Software major Infosys plans to recruit people with liberal arts, design skills backgroundEarlier in June this year, Infosys had partnered with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to train about 1,000 designers over the next two years.
Jan 05, 2018
Three dead as 'bomb cyclone' batters eastern US; Over 3000 flights cancelled, schools and offices remain closedAn intense 'bomb cyclone' battered the US East Coast on Thursday with high winds and heavy snowfalls, leaving thousands of flights cancelled, numerous schools and offices closed and millions of Americans bracing for potential power shortages
Nov 28, 2017
Infosys to setup a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island; hire 500 Americans in next 5 yearsThe hiring of 500 Americans in Rhode Island is part of Infosys' announcement in May to recruit 10,000 Americans by setting up four such hubs across the US.
Sep 07, 2017
15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."
Jun 03, 2017
Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding dealThe governors of four US states (including two Republicans) are joining a bipartisan coalition of states which shall work to meet the goals of the Paris Deal.
May 11, 2017
India, US officials hold dialogue, discuss maritime security cooperationTop Indian and American officials discussed ways to strengthen maritime security cooperation during the two-day India-US Maritime Security Dialogue in Rhode Island
Dec 05, 2016
First offshore wind farm in US will start energy production in coming days despite hiccupsThere has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power. Deepwater Wind, which owns the five-turbine farm off Block Island, Rhode Island, says one turbine is not turning.
Oct 05, 2016
Nobel Physics Prize winners: All you need to know about mugs, donuts and quantum computingThe Nobel Physics prize was the second of the awards to be given away, on Tuesday, to a Birtish trio — scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for revealing the secrets of exotic matter.