Other News

Sania and Martina’s 41-match win streak ends

DOHA (TIP): World number one doubles pairing Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza lost for the first time in 41 matches, at the Qatar Open on February 25. They went down 2-6, 6-4, 10-5 to Russian […]

Other News

Hockey India League 2016 Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers to clinch maiden title

RANCHI (TIP): Having lost the final in the last two seasons, the Jaypee Punjab Warriors finally struck gold to become third-time lucky as they clinched their Hockey India League (HIL) title in the fourth edition […]

Other News

I might retire after World T20, hints Lasith Malinga

MIRPUR (TIP): Sri Lanka‘s T20 captain and strike bowler Lasith Malinga has hinted that he might call time on his international career after the ICC World T20 in India as he is finding it difficult […]

Incredible India

RISHIKESH: BEYOND YOGA AND RAFTING

Rishikesh, situated in the foothills of Himalayas on the banks of River Ganga in Northern India, is undoubtedly one of the best places to find quick relaxation from the mundane life. Located about 43 km away […]

Other News

THE AUSPICIOUS SWASTIKA

Swastik (or Swastika) means different things in different cultures and religions and because it’s so incredibly popular and spreads across cultural boundaries it can be a symbol of both good and bad depending on the context. […]

Other News

LOVE OF A RADHA FOR KRISHNA

A story of Krishna and Radha told by Paramahansa Yogananda, printed in the book ‘The Divine Romance’, his collection of lectures. An excerpt published here as it is (as it is wiser to present the original, so […]

Business & Economics

RBI TO INFUSE RS 12K CR VIA OPEN MARKET OPERATIONS

MUMBAI (TIP): To ease the current liquidity crunch which could also help in lowering yields, the RBI on February 25 announced it will infuse up to Rs 12,000 crore into the market through open market […]

Africa

E-tourist visa scheme extended to 37 more countries

NEW DELHI (TIP): The central government on Thursday announced the extension of e-Tourist Visa (e-TV) facility to 37 more countries from Friday, a home ministry statement said. With this the total count of countries under […]

Business & Economics

World economy highly vulnerable: IMF to G20

SHINGTON (TIP): The International Monetary Fund has warned that the world economy is “highly vulnerable” and called for new mechanisms to protect the most vulnerable countries. In a report on economic challenges ahead of the […]

Business & Economics

WEBSITES WOO MEDICAL TOURISTS, PROMISE A TREAT

NEW DELHI (TIP): Rekha Desai, a French citizen of Indian origin, has been staying in Paris for the last 20 years. After unsuccessful IVF (in-vitro fertilisation) treatments — twice in Paris and thrice in the […]

Business & Economics

KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK BUYS 19.9% STAKE IN AIRTEL M COMMERCE SERVICES

NEW DELHI (TIP): Kotak Mahindra Bank on Tuesday said that it has bought 19.90% stake in Airtel M Commerce Services Ltd (AMSL) for Rs.98.38 crore to set up a payments bank. AMSL was one of […]

Other News

5G IS THE KEY TO SPEED UP INTERNET OF THINGS

5G will massively speed up the Internet and unlock the Internet of Things–making driverless cars and talking fridges a reality–but experts warn plenty of hurdles remain. The fifth generation of mobile networks should permit devices […]

Other News

COMING, A `SMART’ WINDOW THAT TURNS INTO TV SCREEN

TORONTO (TIP): Imagine a window in your living room that could double as a giant thermostat or a big TV screen. A new glass technology may make it possible. Researchers at University of British Columbia […]

Other News

You can now Wow, Love on Facebook with Reactions

Facebook users around the globe can now do more than “like” a post. They can love it, laugh at it or feel angered by it. The social network rolled out “Reactions” – an extension of the […]

Other News

Conquer stage fright with Google Cardboard VR app

Google cardboard — a virtual reality (VR) headset that docs your phone — spawned as a side project that’s now turned into an entire division focused on virtual reality. Google Cardboard is like an “open-source-hardware“ that […]

Other News

Now manage multiple Instagram accounts on the app

Putting their iOS and Android apps through rigorous tests, Instagram has officially launched multi-account support for their mobile app. For someone who likes to keep their professional and personal accounts separately, or manage accounts of […]

Other News

ANTIBIOTICS CAN CAUSE SEIZURES, DELIRIUM: STUDY

Common antibiotics may be linked to a serious disruption in brain function, called delirium, and other brain problems, researchers including one of Indian-origin have claimed. Delirium causes mental confusion that may be accompanied by hallucinations and […]

Other News

Green tea helps you fight arthritis

Here’s to green tea once again. A compound found in green tea may help combat joint pain, inflammation and tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis, researchers, including those from India, have claimed. Rheumatoid arthritis is a […]

Other News

DO SIT-UPS REALLY HELP REDUCE BELLY FAT?

A lot of workout tutorials include sit ups as one of the exercises that help you lose those unwanted pounds around the waist. But are sit ups really helpful in belly fat reduction? Here are a few […]

Other News

Emotional intelligence may make women manipulative

If you feel your girlfriend often manipulates her way to win the situation, partly blame evolution for such behaviour and seek proper guidance. According to a recent study, young women with high emotional intelligence (EI) are […]

Other News

INTERESTING THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO LONG-TERM COUPLES

Being with someone for a long time changes the way you see the world. It also changes you. More importantly, close relationships may spark an entirely different way of thinking and acting, something Joshua Wolf Shenk, […]

Indian Americans

Space Agencies Must Fulfil Kalpana Chawla’s Dream: Sunita Williams

NEW DELHI:  NASA astronaut Sunita Williams today said that after she embarked on a journey to the space, her ability “to run around the country doing just what you want to do” has been restricted even […]

Indian Americans

US Gets its First Ashes Immersion Centre, Built By Gurudwara

CHICAGO:  A Gurudwara in the US state of Illinois has built what is said to be America’s first ashes immersion centre on the banks of Rock river, allowing the Sikh and Hindu community members to perform […]

Bernie Sanders has been endorsed by Muslim Democratic Club of New York
Politics

Tulsi Gabbard Quits Party Post To Endorse Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON: Tulsi Gabbard, the first ever Hindu elected to the US Congress who has a sizeable following among Indian-Americans, today quit a senior Democratic party position to endorse Bernie Sanders as the US presidential candidate. Ms […]

Featured

As we approach Super Tuesday, why most Indian Americans are saying ‘Hillary Clinton Zindabad’

In my discussions with several fellow Indian Americans, I have heard a common theme when I inquired why they are supporting Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders and why they will support her in November over […]