Business & Economics

Donald Trump’s Brexit Speech showed his incompetence

Donald Trump made the headlines again and this time in Scotland for his bizarre comments on #BREXIT; Below are the excerpts QUESTION: How would the Trump administration approach the Brexit, should you be elected president? […]

India

India Formally Joins Missile Technology Control Regime #MTCR

India on Monday formally joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar received the MTCR membership papers from Envoys of France, Netherlands and Luxembourg in a small ceremony in Delhi. “Bolstering the non-proliferation […]

Indian Americans

Houston Celebrates Yoga Event At NASA Space Center

Hundreds of American yoga enthusiasts rolled out their colourful mats, twisting their bodies and performing ‘Surya Namaskar’ in front of the space shuttle at NASA‘s landmark Johnson Space Center early on Sunday. Consulate General of […]

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Freida Pinto, Michelle Obama join hands for ‘Let Girls Learn’ initiative

Actress Freida Pinto has joined hands with the Michelle Obama, the First Lady for Let Girls Learn – a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain quality education. Freida, along with Michelle Obama, her daughters […]

Indian Americans

Lotus Excellence Awards 2016 presented to students of Indian origin

Mayor Steve Chirico and Mayor Emeritus George Pradel presented 2016 Lotus Excellence Awards to students of Indian origin. The Lotus Excellence awards are an initiative of the Indian Community Outreach Board NICO to recognize the achievers […]

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GOPIO-CT honors 5 and gives 4 college scholarships

It was a memorable evening in every possible way. The Ballroom at The Hilton Hotel in Stamford, CT was filled with more than 200 invited guests from across the state of Connecticut, including community leaders, elected […]

Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra bags Teen Choice Awards Nomination for ‘Quantico’

Priyanka Chopra has been nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her role in the show. The 33-year-old actress bagged the final nomination in the Choice TV Breakout Star category. Chopra has been garnering praise for […]

Dallas Winners: (Left to Right): Sandhya Sharma, Regional Event Director-Dallas, Smrithi Upadhyayula, second runner-up, Ananya Kodali, regional champion, Rohan Rajeev, first runner-up, Rahul Walia, Founder of The MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee
Indian Americans

MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee Dallas & Houston winners announced

MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee held contests in Dallas and Houston to find the best speller in the asian (Indian American) community.   With a huge turnout this year as well, the Bee attracted some top talent as […]

Entertainment

#IIFA crowns Ranveer Singh ‘Best Actor’, Deepika ‘Best Actress’, Woman of the Year- Priyanka Chopra

The 17th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (#IIFA) gala kicked off with much fanfare and aplomb on June 23, 2016 and the 4-day extravaganza finally concluded on Saturday night as as the best […]

Indian Americans

‘They Called Me Osama’: An Amazing Sikh Documentary, to teach people about Sikh Religion

NEW YORK (TIP): Sikhs have had to deal with racism and discrimination ever since members of the faith arrived in America more than 125 years ago. But prejudice against this religious group has taken an […]

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Heart & Brain Harken to Times Gone: 2016 an Electoral Twister

We live in such interesting and exciting times – which time-tested Chinese wisdom says ought to be avoided on penalty of being cursed. Dickens, however would be in his glory, and say, “It was the […]

Indian Americans

Indian Gets UN Honour For Corporate Sustainability Initiative

UNITED NATIONS:  An Indian social entrepreneur has been named among 10 “champions and pioneers” by UN Chief Ban Ki-moon under the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative that calls on companies to align with universal principles of […]

Business & Economics

#Brexit Will Boost India-UK Ties says Priti Patel after Britain decided to quit EU

Britain’s senior-most Indian-origin minister Priti Patel, who had campaigned vehemently in favour of Brexit, believes today’s historic referendum result in favour of Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will ultimately be good for India-UK ties. […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Elected Delegate To GOP Convention

An Indian-American has been elected as a Republican delegate for a record fourth consecutive term to the party’s July convention in Cleveland which would formally nominate real-estate tycoon Donald Trump as its presidential candidate. Sampat […]

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72-Year-Old Indian American, a repeat offender, to be deported after being convicted in Heroin Paraphernalia Case

PITTSBURGH:  An Indian man in Pittsburgh has pleaded guilty to selling powder that dilutes heroin and tiny “stamp” bags used to package it for street sale, and agreed to be deported. That won’t happen until 72-year-old […]

Entertainment

SALMA HAYEK OPENS UP ABOUT BODY INSECURITIES

Actress Salma Hayek says as she approaches the age of 50, she at times feels less confident in her body. The 49-year-old actress said there are times when she goes through the low phase thinking about […]

Entertainment

JENNIFER ANISTON FUELS PREGNANCY RUMOURS

Actress Jennifer Aniston has fuelled pregnancy rumours when she stepped out here while appearing to cover her stomach. During the outing on Friday, Aniston was photographed donning a black tank top, a red-patterned skirt and a […]

Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW – Central Intelligence

STORY: Central Intelligence is a buddy cop movie that revolves around college bullies, true friendship and the CIA. REVIEW: College friends Bob (Dwayne Johnson) and Calvin (Kevin Hart) reunite after a decade. Calvin is pleasantly […]

Entertainment

YAMI GAUTAM IS A HUGE MADHURI FAN

Nobody knew the dancer in Yami Gautam existed, as the actress had never previously got a chance to shake her hips onscreen before. However, with the energetic number ‘Nachange Saari Raat’ which is a revamp version […]

Entertainment

INTERNET MOVIES TO BE CINEMAS FUTURE, FEELS KANGANA

She has given path-breaking performances in feature films but actress Kangana Ranaut feels that the future of cinema will be movies made for the Internet. “It is not just me, I think the whole world knows […]

Entertainment

MOVIE REVIEW #UdtaPunjab

STORY: Four parallel tracks, that of a Punjabi rockstar, Tommy Singh (Shahid) a Bihari migrant, Kumari Pinky (Alia); a Sikh cop, Sartaj (Diljit) and a doctor, Preet (Kareena) address the insurgence of the drug menace […]

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Anil Kumble appointed head coach of India

BENGALURU (TIP): Coaching the Indian cricket team is one of the high-pressure jobs in the world. The expectations that comes with the team is enormous but Anil Kumble, the newly-appointed chief coach , is up […]

Business & Economics

BREXIT EFFECT: GLOBAL MARKETS IN TURMOIL

SYDNEY (TIP): Carnage came to world markets on June 24 as major television networks said Britain had voted to leave the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. Such […]

Business & Economics

VW to take $10bn hit in emissions scam: Report

EMDEN, GERMANY (TIP): Volkswagen has agreed to take a series of steps with a total cost of about $10.2 billion to settle claims from its unprecedented diesel emissions cheating scandal in the US, two people […]

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RCom, Aircel combined entity to have ‘Rs 25,000 crore business’

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Reliance Communications and Aircel merger is likely to be announced within 15 days, after months of extended negotiations, and the new entity is expected to have Rs 25,000 crore business from […]