United States

“Hard Rock” sells “Hindu Pizza”, upsetting Hindus

NEW YORK (TIP): Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) has a “Hindu” pizza on its menu containing “chicken tikka masala with yogurt, cilantro and mint”, which has upset the Hindus. Hindu […]

United States

India’s Reliance Sells Texas Shale Assets For $100MM

MUMBAI (TIP): Reliance Industries Ltd said on Tuesday, March 27, its unit would sell some of its shale assets in the United States to privately held Sundance Energy Inc for $100 million, as the Indian […]

United States

Texas Gov. Abbott’s ‘historic’ talk with Indian prime minister includes defense, health care, energy

NEW DELHI (TIP): Gov. Greg Abbott met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an hour and five minutes on Wednesday at Modi’s official residence. Abbott later said the two leaders discussed numerous subjects, including […]

Other News

SPOTLIGHT: Women, Gender Equality & Human Trafficking

By Mabel Pais Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world. It is tied with arms trafficking as the second largest criminal industry in the world, after drug trafficking” – U.S. Department […]

Misc

Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center

In the museum there are many displays which show the way of life for Native Americans. Displays like; art work, pictures of animals, weapon and combat, natives and food, dresses, police and peace medals, pottery, code talkers, […]

United States

A Mesmerizing International Cultural Evening with Indian and Peruvian dance performances at the Indian Consulate

NEW YORK CITY, NY (TIP): Guests at the Indian Consulate in New York on March 27 were simply electrified to watch the Indian and Peruvian artists performing with superb finesse the dances of India and […]

Indian Americans

The Indian American Impact Fund endorses Sri Preston Kulkarni and Hiral Tipirneni

DALLAS (TIP): The Indian American Impact Fund has endorsed Sri Preston Kulkarni and Dr. Haral Tipirneni, two Indian American Democrats running for the United States House of Representatives. Kulkarni, who finished first in the Democratic […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Man in UK Sentenced for 13-Years for Killing 3 Teenage Boys

LONDON (TIP): Indian origin Jaynesh Chudasama, drunk-driver in the UK, who hit and killed three teenage boys as they walked to a birthday party in London, has been sentenced for a 13-year jail term. The […]

Indian Americans

Indian American restaurant chain Dharani expands to New Jersey and Virginia

WESTBOROUGH, MA (TIP): Indian American Dharani has opened two new outlets in New Jersey and Virginia, expanding its presence to seven states across the nation. Dharani opened its latest dine-in and takeout restaurant on Oak […]

Indian Americans

Indian American passengers allege discrimination by Aeroflot staff at Moscow airport

NEW YORK  (TIP): According to the complaint filed by Indian American passengers Marc Fernandes, Shahana Islam, Sabiha Islam, Bakiul Islam, and Anshul Agrawal, they were stranded during a stopover in Moscow when their connection Aeroflot […]

Featured

Defense outsourced

 By Ajay Banerjee Despite various govts going slow on hi-tech defence acquisitions, it now emerges that India is the largest weapons importer. This is ‘inglorious’ in the face of stridency over ‘desi’ production. And as […]

Misc

Kim in Beijing: His visit strategically brings China into North Korea’s hectic diplomatic calendar

The timing of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s visit to China, his first foreign trip after assuming power in 2011, is not lost on anyone. After travelling to Beijing this week in an armored train, […]

Featured

India in Trumpland needs to cut Trade Deals with US to keep afloat

By Arun Kumar “The businessman-author of The Art of the Deal, who looks at every issue as a transaction, would also be in no hurry to tear up the Iran nuclear deal, Pompeo or no […]

India

Shekhar Kapur to head the jury for 65th National Film Awards

NEW DELHI (TIP): Veteran director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards, sources in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said on Wednesday, March 28. The […]

United States

East Coast, Texas employ highest number of H1B workers: Report

WASHINGTON (TIP): East Coast and Texas metro areas in America employed the highest number of H-1B visa workers, majority of them Indians, between 2010 and 2016, a Pew report has said, debunking the popular presumption […]

World

It’s Tit for Tat: Russia to expel 60 US diplomats, close US consulate in Saint Petersburg

MOSCOW (TIP): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday, March 29, that Moscow would expel 60 U.S. diplomats and close its consulate in Saint Petersburg in a tit-for-tat expulsion over the poisoning of ex-double […]

United States

In yet another ouster, Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, March 29 fired his Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominated White House physician, Admiral Ronny Jackson as his replacement. Trump made the announcement on Twitter and […]

India

Narendra Modi’s U.K. visit in April signals new goals

‘Bharat ki baat, sabke saath’ event on April 18 NEW DELHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second visit to the U.K. in less than three years is due to take place in April, with a […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Man Crashes Into US Air Base

NEW YORK (TIP) :  Hafiz Kazi, an Indian origin man, who drove through the main gates of a major US air base carrying propane tanks and gas cans on March 21st, died as his vehicle caught […]

India

PAK AMBASSADOR TO INDIA RETURN FROM ISLAMABAD

NEW DELHI (TIP): A week after he was called back for consultations amid raging row between India and Pakistan over harassment of diplomats, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood will return from Islamabad late in the evening and be present at Pakistan national […]

India

Arvind Kejriwal on apology spree: 3 down, 30 more to go?

NEW DELHI (TIP): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been humble pie. Kejriwal’s spree of apologies has generated mixed reactions, with some amused, some piqued and others downright infuriated. The AAP chief, with 33 defamation cases […]

India

Iraq deaths: Cong moves privilege notice against Sushma, VK Singh N

NEW DELHI (TIP): Congress members from Punjab on March 22 gave a breach of privilege notice in the Rajya Sabha against External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her colleague MoS VK Singh, accusing them of […]

United States

GOPIO-Central Jersey 10th Anniversary, Seeking Award Nominations and GOPIO-CT Appeal to support MISSION 12 NASA TEAM PROJECT

EDISON (TIP):  GOPIO-Central Jersey is pleased to announce the 10th Anniversary Celebrations with a Gala Banquet and Award Ceremony to be held on Sunday, June 3rd starting at 4.30 p.m. at Ember Banquets, Monmouth Junction, […]

United States

Another Hindu Temple approved in Connecticut

MILFORD, CT (TIP): Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Milford in Connecticut has reportedly unanimously approved the proposal to establish a Hindu Temple and Cultural Center in Milford. Besides worship services, it also […]