Indian Americans

Indian American CEO of FutureNet Group Inc pleads guilty to bribery

MICHIGAN (TIP):  An Indian American former CEO of an IT company based in Detroit pleaded guilty for orchestrating a bribery scheme. Parimal D. Mehta, 54, a former CEO of FutureNet Group Inc, made multiple cash payments […]

Indian Americans

Indian origin girl shot dead in car hijacking in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG(TIP): Sadia Sukhra, a nine-year-old Indian origin girl was killed after being shot during a car hijacking in South Africa, outraging the community members and sparking angry protests in Durban. Sadia, a grade four student from […]

Indian Americans

Indian origin biochemist on UK’s Most Influential Women list of Vogue magazine

LONDON(TIP):  An Indian origin biochemist Priyanka Joshi has been named alongside the likes of actress-turned-royal Meghan Markle, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and bestselling author J K Rowling as the 25 most influential and aspirational women […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Preethi Kasireddy’s startup TruStory raises $3 million in seed funding

LOS ANGELES(TIP): Indian American Preethi Kasireddy who founded TruStory, an online fact-checking platform, has raised a $3 million in seed funding. The funding will help TruStory, a Los Angeles-based startup that was launched seven months […]

Indian Americans

Indian American doctor pleads guilty to Health care fraud

BUFFALO, NY(TIP): Indian American doctor Sreekrishna M Cheruvu, M.D., 58, of East Amherst, NY has been arrested and charged with health care fraud and submitting false statements relating to health care matters. The charges carry a […]

United States

CAPE #IAM CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES SEASON 4

LOS ANGELES, CA: On May 7, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics In Entertainment) and U.S. Bank launch Season 4 of the #IAm Campaign, a series […]

Indian Americans

Indian American BAPS Charities hosts Walk Green 2018 in Dallas, TX

DALLAS(TIP): Community members of all ages came out with their families to support the annual BAPS Charities Walk Green 2018 in Dallas, TX on May 19th. 2018 marks the third year that the annual BAPS […]

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Broadway’s CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD (Play)

By Mabel Pais  Best Revival Of A Play:  Drama League Award Nomination Lauren Ridloff:    2018 Tony Award Nominee                             2018 Drama League […]

United States

Californians Protest “Cow Culture” Conference Featuring Subramanian Swamy

MILPITAS, CA(TIP): On May 20, Indian immigrant communities from throughout California gathered to protest a “Cow Culture” conference at the India Community Center in Milpitas, CA which featured Indian Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy. “We […]

United States

Long Island University (LIU) Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree on ASR’s President & CEO Rao Anumolu

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): Long Island University (LIU), one of the largest private universities in the United States, conferred an Honorary Doctorate Degree on Rao Anumolu, ASR’s Founder, President & CEO, during LIU’s 2018 Commencement ceremonies. Mr. […]

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Get Ready for 100% Life

NEW YORK(TIP): A new book is here to rock the literary world. 100% Life by Rajan Thapaliya is a book unlike any other. Its ability to inspire and heal will change your life. If you […]

India

Reviving ‘Neighborhood First’

India’s regional reset won’t be complete without a change in its Pakistan policy “Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s critics acknowledge his uncanny ability to take bold decisions and this reflects in his foreign policy initiatives. […]

Featured

Immigrant-Bashing Helps MS-13

“The president’s inflammatory rhetoric is counterproductive to the goal that we the people, including new arrivals in America, seek—to live in peace, security and happiness and to eradicate MS-13”, says the author. I applaud President […]

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Along the Borders

Unmindful, or perhaps too mindful, of the date, the U.S. inaugurated its new embassy building in Jerusalem last week, on May 14. Proceeding ahead full steam to shift its diplomatic mission in Israel from Tel […]

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Celebrating the UK & India Special Relationship: Winners unveiled at The Indian Awards 2018 held in the Houses of Parliament

LONDON(TIP): The second Indian Awards, organised by the India Business Group (IBG), a leading business advisory consultancy took place last night (17thMay) in the Palace of Westminster. The awards, attended by UK Home Secretary, Rt […]

United States

Edenwald YMCA Community and Wellness Facility Completes City’s Public Approval Process

YMCA will create 100 permanent jobs and include two pools, a full basketball court, and programming for New Yorkers of all ages NEW YORK CITY, NY(TIP): New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced, May […]

United States

NYC to Expand Network of Electric Vehicle Chargers, Use New Technology to Charge Cars in as Little as 15 Minutes

NEW YORK CITY, NY(TIP): The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will today announce a planned major expansion of the City’s network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers. The City currently operates 500 […]

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Weekly Horoscope May 28 to June 3, 2018

Aries: Emotions continue to run high. You are traipsing an electric wire, ready to snap. Nothing works out your way completely and several compromises will have to be made in all your dealings. Sometimes, you […]

United States

New York International Punjabi Society organizes Vaisakhi Celebrations and Awards Gala Dinner

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): New York International Punjabi Society, Inc. held Vaisakhi Celebrations and Awards gala dinner, May 18 at Antun’s in Hicksville. Prominent Punjabis were honored for their contribution in various fields. The honorees included Dr. […]

United States

Assembly Passes Weprin Anti-Hazing Bill-Legislation prompted by death of Baruch College student

ALBANY, NEW YORK(TIP):  Assemblyman David I. Weprin (D – Fresh Meadows, Richmond Hill) announced passage of legislation prohibiting physical contact or activity in any organization’s initiating ceremony. Introduced in 2014, after the hazing death of […]

United States

Mondello steps down

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): An era ended with the resignation of Joseph Mondello, who has chaired the Nassau County Republican Party for the past 35 years. Although his announcement cites a desire to spend more time with […]

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Border Patrol agent kills migrant near Texas-Mexico line

Authorities said the agent opened fire after he came under attack by a group of migrants, but a witness disputed that account. DALLAS(TIP): A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a migrant near the […]

United States

First step into the new building of Swaminarayan Gurukul USA, Plano-Dallas

DALLAS (TIP): On the auspicious day of Akshaytrutiya, holy saints performed first mahapuja and thal in the new magnificent facility of Shree Swaminarayan Gurukul USA located in Plano, Texas, USA. This new 32-acre campus boasts […]

United States

No immigration deal unless ‘real wall’

WASHINGTON(TIP): President Donald Trump said May 24 he opposes any immigration legislation that doesn’t include “a real wall” along the Mexican border and “very strong border security.”  Moderates House Republicans are pushing a deal that could […]

United States

NYPD gets first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer

NEW YORK (TIP): The New York Police Department (NYPD) has got its first female turbaned Sikh auxiliary police officer, whose induction aims to motivate others to join law enforcement and help create better understanding of Sikhism. […]