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US Visa Agency Launches Virtual Assistant Emma to Provide Answers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has launched a virtual assistant named “Emma” on its official website at uscis.gov allowing clients and visa-seekers to quickly find accurate information before planning their travel or immigration to the US. The virtual assistant answers questions in plain English and navigates users to relevant USCIS web pages. She is named after Emma Lazarus, whose famous ...

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World Health Day: Researchers Find Graphene can Sniff out Deadly Food Toxins

By Sahana Ghosh  Could wonder material graphene – the thinnest on earth and 200 times stronger than steel – help solve India’s food safety woes linked to storage and transportation? Scientists may have inched closer to an answer. Graphene is the new buzzword in the global electronics industry and scientists at the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) ...

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US Relents, President Writes First Letter to Iran’s Head After 1979 Hostage Crisis

US President Barack Obama has written to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressing a “shared interest” in fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) militants in Iraq and Syria. The letter was reportedly sent in the middle of October, in which President Obama tied potential cooperation on fighting ISIS militants and aim at a comprehensive deal over Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, ...

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