RAJA CHARI: Mars and Beyond!

Lt Col Raja Chari was one of the 12 astronauts chosen amongst 18,000 applicants to prep for the new mission to Mars by NASA.  He will start his two-year training as an associate astronaut starting August 2017. Continue reading “RAJA CHARI: Mars and Beyond!”

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LEO VARADKAR: The New Irish Prime Minister

Leo Varadkar, son of Indian father and Irish mother, was elected as the new prime minister (Taoiseach) of Ireland at the age of 38(youngest ever to hold the office) following the retirement of Enda Kenny.   Continue reading “LEO VARADKAR: The New Irish Prime Minister”

RO KHANNA: Beating Out An 8 Term Incumbent

Ro Khanna beat out Congressman Mike Honda, an 8 term incumbent, to become a US Congressman from the famous 17th congressional district of California (Silicon Valley where Apple is based) in the 2016 general election.  He is only one of the six members of Congress who doesn’t take campaign contributions from Political Actions Committees (PACs).

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