Indian Americans

Indian American CEOs attend Trump’s Davos dinner

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (TIP): Two Indian American CEOs were among the delegation of business leaders who attended a dinner hosted by President Donald Trump in Davos, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, on Thursday, […]

Indian Americans

India Americans decry apparent image of a Sikh in a US News terrorism story

The group had recently launched an electronic guidebook to educate journalists who report on Sikhism. NEW YORK (TIP): The US News has removed an apparent image of a Sikh running with a rifle in a […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Techie Found Dead in Apartment in Dallas

Venkannagari Krishna Chaitanya, who came to the US three years ago, was working on a project with a well-known multinational software company, according to reports. He was staying as a paying guest in Arlington. ARLINGTON, […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Head Teacher in UK dubbed ‘Hitler’ Over Hijab Ban

LONDON (TIP) :  Neena Lall , An Indian origin head teacher at one of the UK’s leading state-funded schools has been branded as “Hitler” on social media over her efforts to ban the ‘hijab’ for […]

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Indian American woman sues Movie Producer for sexual harassment

NEW YORK (TIP): Disgraced mogul movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been sued by his former Indian American personal assistant who has alleged that she was subjected to sexual exploitation and a “sexually hostile” work environment […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Ben Rekhi’s film to be screened at Cinequest festival

Two Indian films will also feature at the Silicon Valley film festival, which will be held from February 27 to March 11. SAN JOSE (TIP): Indian American filmmaker Ben Rekhi’s movie The Ashram will be […]

Indian Americans

Indian American ‘Dreamer’ the first such to join New Jersey Bar Association

Lawyer Parthiv Patel was administered the oath of office on Jan. 24by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, the first Sikh to hold this position in the United States. Patel was earlier denied membership to […]

Indian Americans

Indian American innovation pioneers inducted into the prestigious National Inventors Hall of Fame

WASHINGTON (TIP): Two Indian American innovation pioneers Arogyaswami Paulraj and Sumita Mitra have been inducted into the prestigious National Inventors Hall of Fame this year for their MIMO wireless technology and for nanocomposite dental materials […]

Entertainment

EXPERIENCED ‘SEXUAL TERRORISM’ AT 13, SAYS NATALIE PORTMAN

The discussion of sexual misconduct in Hollywood is in its prime – more and more actresses are joining the conversation with their stories. Reportedly, the latest entrant in the never ending list of actresses is Natalie Portman, who revealed that she was […]

Entertainment

OSCARS: PRIYANKA CHOPRA TO ANNOUNCE NOMINATIONS

Indian actor, Priyanka Chopra has been chosen to announce the list of nominations for the 90th Academy Awards. The news was confirmed by the award’s official Instagram page, The Academy. Priyanka will do the honours along with some renowned names […]

Entertainment

SUNNY LEONE’S WAX FIGURE TO BE EXHIBITED AT MADAME TUSSAUDS IN NEW DELHI

Actress Sunny Leone’s wax figure will be placed at the Madame Tussauds museum here. It will be displayed alongside statues of other leading celebrities in a yet to be announced theme, read a statement. A team of expert artists […]

India

Music composer Ilaiyaraaja, sportsmen Pankaj Advani, MS Dhoni among 2018 Padma award winners

NEW DELHI (TIP): Keeping its promise of honouring “unsung heroes”, the government Jan 25 announced Padma Shri awards for personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised tribal arts globally. Lakshmikutty, a tribal woman from Kerala, who […]

Asia

Indian in Pakistan jail has to wait till January 31 to know his fate

PESHAWAR (TIP): Indian national Hamid Nehal Ansari, languishing in a Pakistani jail, even after serving a 3-year prison term, has failed to secure his release as authorities did not submit the record of his conviction by a military court and […]

India

India’s PM Modi Urges Canadian PM Trudeau to Curb Khalistanis

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (TIP): In his bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi raised the issue of Khalistan […]

United States

DFW South Asian Film Festival (SAFF) Celebrates Four-Year Milestone with Four Days of Programming

DALLAS, TX (TIP): From February 8th to 11th in Dallas and Addison, the 4th annual DFW SAFF will present ONE WORLD premiere, SIX INTERNATIONAL premieres, TWO U.S. premieres, NINE TEXAS premieres and ONE DALLAS premiere, […]

United States

Former US diplomat Sri Preston Kulkarni tries to become Texas’ first Indian American congressman

DALLAS (TIP): When Sri Preston Kulkarni returned to the Department of State after a two-year hiatus — during which he worked as a Pearson Fellow on the Capitol Hill and earned a mid-career master’s degree […]

United States

Trump arrives in Davos to promote his ‘America First’

European finance ministers express concern about trade war DAVOS (TIP): President Donald Trump arrived in Switzerland on Thursday, January 25, to attend the World Economic Forum where he will push his “America First” agenda and […]

United States

Trump Ready for Citizenship for Dreamers in Exchange for Border Wall and Slashed Immigration

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump said he will support a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, according to a telephone briefing by the White House for […]

United States

Opting for major reforms, India can achieve 10 pc growth: Dr. Panagariya

NEW YORK CITY, NY (TIP): “By all accounts, I have no doubt that (India) will get back to eight per cent plus (growth rate). India really today is probably the only game in the town,” […]

India

Pageantry Marks Celebration of India’s 69th Republic Day

ASEAN leaders attend as chief guests NEW DELHI (TIP): Amid an unprecedented security cover, celebrations for the 69th Republic Day began on the Rajpath here on Friday in the presence of the leaders of 10 […]

United States

Sastha Preethi Puja held in NY

FLUSHING, NEW YORK (TIP):  Nama Sangkeerthana Group organized ‘Sastha Preethi’, an event in praise of Lord Ayyapa of Sabarimala Hills of Kerala at Kubera Hall of the Maha Vallabha Ganapathy temple in Flushing, Queens last […]

United States

Eye Foundation of America – Run Goutami Eye Institute Awarded for “Elimination of Avoidable Blindness in Childhood and Beyond”

VIJAYWADA, AP/ MORGANTOWN, WV (TIP): Government of Andhra Pradesh has recognized the yeoman services being rendered by Eye Foundation of America -run Goutami Eye Institute in Rajahmundry. Government of Andhra Pradesh, Department of Welfare of […]

United States

Santhigram celebrates a Decade of Promoting Wellness

By George Joseph EDISON, NJ (TIP) More than 500 people including elected officials and community leaders attended the tenth anniversary celebrations of the Santhigram USA, at the Edison Hotel in Edison, New Jersey, January 20. […]

United States

Valley Stream designated as one of the best places to live in America

VALLEY STREAM, NY (TIP): Village of Valley Stream Mayor Edwin A Fare will be joined by the Valley Stream Chamber of Commerce and local residents in a press conference, January 26, to announce that Valley […]