Indian Americans

Indian American arrested in Texas for trying to hire hitman to kill ex-lover and family

DALLAS(TIP): An Indian American man was arrested last week for allegedly trying to hire a hitman to kill four people, including his ex-girlfriend. According to the official press release of the Harris County District Attorney’s […]

United States

City to spend $23M for anti-bias training for public school educators

NEW YORK CITY(TIP): The city will spend $23 million for anti-bias training of city educators after the Daily News exposed shocking instances of racism in public schools.   In February, The News uncovered allegations of […]

United States

India’s Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla lauds Modi’s Initiatives and Policies

NEW YORK(TIP): Vijay Sampla, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, who had stopped in New York City for a day, on his way back from Haiti, to India, met with a cross section […]

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Maharaja bites the dust

By Mythili Bhusnurmath Merely because we have failed to turn AI around in the past, it does not mean we should compound the error and settle for a distress sale. It is better to bide […]

United States

102-YEAR-OLD LEGENDARY GOLD MEDALIST MAN KAUR TO JOIN VAISAKHI 5K RUN

NEW YORK(TIP): We can learn a lot about a society by examining the accomplished individuals that serve as its athletic icons. In recent years we have seen worldwide media coverage for famous Sikh runners, Fauja […]

United States

Parikh Worldwide Media acquires 24×7 TV channel ITV in the US

NEW YORK(TIP): Parikh Worldwide Media, the largest Indian-American news publishing house in the United States, has acquired the New York City-based 24×7 national cable TV channel, ITV Gold (International Television Broadcasting), the longest running channel […]

United States

Indian Politicians at Annual Invitational Program on International Relations and Strategic Affairs at Princeton University

PRINCETON, NJ(TIP): A group of Indian politicians is currently visiting the USA to participate in the Annual Invitational Program on International Relations and Strategic Affairs at Princeton University. The event is jointly organized by India […]

United States

2018 Guru Nanak Prize Awarded to Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

GARDEN CITY, NY(TIP): A non-profit organization that promotes religious understanding in schools, workplaces, health care settings and regions of armed conflict across the globe has been awarded Hofstra University’s 2018 Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize. The Tanenbaum […]

Indian Americans

Indian American teen owned Nonprofit donates $50,000 to kids in India

ALEXANDRIA, VA (TIP):STEM All Stars, a nonprofit founded by a 16-year old Indian American Sajni Vederey, a high school student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA, has made a […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Nipam Patel appointed director of the Marine Biological Laboratory at Wood Hole, MA

BOSTON(TIP): Indian American Nipam Patel, a leading scholar in modern evolutionary and developmental biology at University of California, Berkeley, has been named director of the Marine Biological Laboratory. Patel currently holds the William V. Power Endowed […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Aakash Patel received endorsement of Florida lawmaker Burgess

FLORIDA (TIP): Indian American Aakash Patel, a Republican running for Hillsborough County Commission, received the endorsement of Danny Burgess, a member of the Florida House of Representatives. “I am honored to offer my support and […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Aruna Miller wins Kennedy Townsend’s endorsement

MARYLAND(TIP): Indian American Aruna Miller, who is running for Congress from Maryland’s open 6th district, has won a key endorsement from Former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend.  “Aruna Miller devotes her enormous energies and talents to […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Woman Killed, Buried at UAE Home

SHARJAH (TIP): According to a local media report, a 36-year-old Indian Origin woman’s decomposed body was found by the police at her house in UAE’s Sharjah city on April 26th. The woman’s body was hidden underneath […]

United States

Indian American lawmaker Pramila Jayapal welcomes court ruling on DACA

WASHINGTON(TIP): Indian American Rep. Pramila Jayapal has applauded a ruling by US District Judge John Bates asking the Trump administration to continue accepting DACA applications without ending the program. “I’m thrilled that Judge Bares uphold […]

United States

Indian American Hiral Tipirneni loses a close race in Arizona special election

ARIZONA(TIP): Indian American Tipirneni on April 24threceived more than 82,300 votes (47.4 percent), roughly 9,000 fewer than Lesko, who received nearly 91,400 (52.6 percent) .The Arizona Secretary of State’s websitereports that Democrat Hiral Tipirneni came within […]

United States

Indian American Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai sues Cambridge, MA, for asking him to remove signage

CAMBRIDGE, MA(TIP): Indian American Shiva Ayyadurai, who is running for the US Senate from Massachusetts, has sued Cambridge city officials for sending him a notice to remove his campaign signs that called his Democratic opponent […]

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Weekly Horoscope for April 30 – May 6, 2018

By Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla Contact: +91 8141234275 Aries: Ganesha says the period is action packed. Even the temperature starts sizzling and you are not left out of the furnace in your dealings. You slog away […]

Misc

The Tribeca Film Festival: TDIA Awards

By Mabel Pais The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) is the leading cultural event that brings visionaries and diverse audiences together to celebrate storytelling in all its forms, including film, TV, VR, gaming, music, and online […]

United States

Former Indian Ambassador to US Jaishankar joins Tata Sons

NEW YORK(TIP): Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, a former Indian Ambassador to the United States and former foreign secretary of India, has joined Tata Sons. He will serve as the group’s Global Corporate Affairs head. Jaishankar, who served […]

Incredible India

What makes India a great country

“If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life, and has found solutions, I should […]

United States

USCIS says administration plans to propose regulatory changes to end H-4 work permit program

The Trump administration is moving forward with its plan to end an Obama-era program that allowed spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in the United States. WASHINGTON(TIP): In a letter sent to Sen. Chuck Grassley, a critic of […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China should be seen in the context of the flux of global geopolitics

By P.S. Raghavan Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes to China on April 27, against the background of turbulence in global geopolitics and some domestic disquiet about “softening” of India’s China policy. The international backdrop is […]

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Can the 3 Ms save Iran deal?

By Arun Kumar The Macron-Merkel-May trio hopes to bear upon Trump to keep pact “Besides the Europeans, the looming May 12 deadline also has India worried, as since the end of sanctions, it has greatly […]

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Judgment day: on Asaram case verdict

Asaram’s rise and fall is reflective of the lives of some self-styled godmen of our times In sentencing Asaram Bapu to imprisonment for the rest of his natural life for the rape of a 16-year-old […]