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US Envoy Nancy Powell Announces Resignation, Set To Retire

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March 31, 2014 AT 9:20 AM
In a sudden announcement, US Ambassador to India Nancy J. Powell said she is resigning and will retire in May - when a new government in India is set to take over. Powell took over in April 2012 and has still a year to go to complete a three-year term. Powell said she has submitted her resignation to President Barack Obama "and, as planned for some time, will retire to her home in Delaware before the end of May",