Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das inaugurating, April 29, the 3rd International Hindi Conference at the Indian Consulate in New York
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Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das inaugurates 3rd International Hindi Conference

NEW YORK (TIP): Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, Consul General of India in New York inaugurated the [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]3rd International Hindi Conference[/inlinetweet], America at the Indian Consulate, April 29. Speaking on the occasion, she […]

Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das will inaugurate April 29 the three-day 3rd International Hindi Conference at the Consulate General of India in New York
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3rd International Hindi Conference 2016

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Consul General Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das will inaugurate the Third International Hindi Conference 2016 on Friday, April 29 at the Consulate General of India Ball Room in New York. Dr. Heinz […]


‘I Love the Guy’: Obama says of Churchill

LONDON (TIP): As if to assuage the hurt feelings of Britons over a perceived notion that U.S. President Barack Obama had disrespected the wartime British leader Sir Winston Churchill because of a grudge against Britain […]


Hillary Clinton calls voting for Iraq war ‘a mistake’

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton said on April 21 her greatest political regret is “voting to give President Bush authority in Iraq“. It is in contrast to her stand in the […]


Donald Trump aiming to secure 1,400 delegates: Report

WASHINGTON (TIP): Buoyed by his massive New York primary win, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is aiming to secure 1,400 delegates before the July convention and secure an outright nomination, according to a media report. […]



The question I have been asked most often over the last two months is this: what do you think of Donald Trump? It is easy to answer: I do not think of Donald Trump. But […]

Higher education is about commitment, not coercion

Nurture dissent in the universities

Indian universities are far more in the news than earlier but for reasons other than their contribution to society. Most recently, Central University, Jharkhand, did a flip flop by first suspending a professor for inviting a […]


A Rebuff in the Hills | Nainital Bench corrects an aberration

In setting aside the Modi government’s March 27 decision to bring Uttarakhand under President’s rule, the Uttarakhand High Court has rolled back a blatant misuse of Article 356. In restoring the Harish Rawat government and directing […]

Keynote speaker Preet Bharara seen with officials of QCC
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‘Fair and equitable treatment under the law applies to everyone’: Preet Bharara

HICKSVILLE, NEW YORK (TIP): The 10th Biennial Civic Luncheon held by Queens Civic Congress (QCC) was a huge success with capacity attendance, a well-organized program with keynote speaker Preet Bharara, prominent U.S. Attorney for the […]

Mr. Arun Jaitley answering a question. From L to R: Arun Jaitley, Rajiv Khanna, and India's Ambassador to the US Arun Singh - Photo/ Mohammed Jaffer-SnapsIndia

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley meets with Business leaders in New York City

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): India-America Chamber of Commerce (IACC) hosted, April 19, an evening reception for, Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister of India, during his visit to United States for thebilateral annual yearly financial and partnership […]

Minister spoke about various steps undertaken by Indian Government to improve energy access at a meeting with local media at the Indian Consulate on April 21. Seated with the Minister is Consul General Riva Ganguly Das

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy describes government’s efforts at improving energy access

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mr. Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy visited New York to participate in a High Level Side Event in the United Nations Headquarters […]

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump celebrate victory in their respective primaries in New York on Tuesday, April 19.

Trump and Clinton win New York primaries, solidify positions

NEW YORK (TIP): Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the Republican and Democratic party frontrunners for US presidential nominations, have won their respective primaries in New York state. New York helped both front-runners to solidify their […]

President Obama is on a visit to Saudi Arabia, Germany and the UK to discuss fight against ISIS and defense

Obama’s 3 nation tour to Saudi Arabia, Germany, UK to focus on fight against ISIS and Defense

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Obama embarked Wednesday, April 20, on a 3 nation tour of Saudi Arabia, Germany and the UK. It is widely believed that Obama’s visit is intended as a damage control exercise in view […]

In a body blow to Modi government,Uttarakhand High Court has revived the Harish Rawatled Congress government, asking it to prove its majority on the floor of the Assembly on April 29.


NAINITAL (TIP): In a historic decision, the Uttarakhand High Court, on April 21, set aside the proclamation of President’s rule in the state and revived the Harish Rawat-led Congress government, asking it to prove its […]

India's Finance MinisterArun Jaitley speaking at the United Nations General Assembly on April 19

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley calls upon UNGA to toughen fight against drug-terror nexus

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): India has asked the global community to toughen its collective fight against the growing nexus of organized drug trafficking and terrorist networks by disrupting their financial flows, as these evils threaten peace, […]


Volume 10 Issue 16 | New York

Celebrating 10 Years of The Indian Panorama This Week’s Print Edition Reimagined for the Web  Volume 10 Issue 16 | New York April 22   Introducing Home Delivery Subscription: As a home delivery subscriber to […]

Other News Is ‘Partially Dangerous’

Google’s Safe Browsing tool, which automatically browses billions of URLs per day for unsafe websites, has listed as ‘partially dangerous.’ Embarrassing gaffe or commendable honesty? Google’s “Safe Browsing” section of its online transparency report delivers […]


Seven Women Officers Of SSC Granted Permanent Commission By Navy

Breaking gender barrier, Indian Navy has granted permanent commission (PC) to seven women officers who were inducted as short-service commission (SSC) officers in 2008-2009. Navy is the last of the three wings of the armed […]


Post NIA Crackdown, ISIS Asks Indian Contacts To ‘Lie Low’: Report

Indian contacts of Islamic State (ISIS) have been directed to lie low by the terror group in Syria on Thursday, claims report. According to the report in leading daily, senior ISIS handlers have instructed their […]


Victim’s Father Tied Baby Girl’s Alleged Rapist To Tree, Cut Off His Hands

To avenge the alleged rape of his 8-year-old daughter, a man chopped off both the hands of the 17-year-old accused in Bhatinda district of Punjab, police said on Wednesday. The girl was raped in April […]

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Team With Indian-Origin Researcher Find Brain Area That Recognises Facial Expressions

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have pinpointed the area of the brain responsible for recognising human facial expressions. The area is on the right side of the brain behind the ear, in a region called […]

The winners of Bay Area regional of MoneyGram Cricket Bee with Rahul Walia, Founder of the Cricket Bee (extreme right)
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MoneyGram Cricket Bee: Winners announced for Bay Area regional contest

METUCHEN, NJ (TIP): Over 200 people registered for the Bay Area regional of the MoneyGram Cricket Bee held at Chabot College on April 17. The three winners of the second regional, answered trivia questions on […]


Young Sikh Director & Playwright Brings Truth About 1984 Delhi Massacre to Malaysia

Following sixty-six acclaimed performances in the US, England, Scotland, Canada, and India, “Kultar’s Mime”, a devised play composed by playwright and director J. Mehr Kaur, heads to Malaysia from May 19 to May 27, 2016. […]


Punjab Foodgrain Scam: Grain vanishes from Punjab godowns

MUMBAI (TIP): And now another scam. This time it is foodgrain scam. And it is the Punjab government, a partner of BJP in Punjab and at the center which is involved in a massive scam […]

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Sikh Fervour Grips Times Square On New York’s Turban Day

NEW YORK: The iconic Times Square was seeped in the colours of the Sikh culture as thousands of community members gathered in New York to celebrate Turban Day, an annual Vaisakhi celebration and a day […]