United States

Schools to stay closed in 7 districts of New York state on Diwali day

NEW YORK(TIP): Seven school districts in New York state will reportedly stay closed on November seven, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali; while another one has announced “student recess” on November seven. Schools […]

United States

Consuls in NYC Team Up to Call for Family Reunification

NEW YORK(TIP): On Tuesday, the New York-based consuls of Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Costa Rica joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in demanding the Trump administration provide “complete and transparent” […]

United States

QUEENS UNVEILS TECH ZONE STRATEGIC PLAN

Roadmap for Equitable Job Growth in NYC’s Future Tech Hub QUEENS, NY(TIP):  Borough President Melinda Katz, the Western Queens Tech Task Force, Coalition for Queens and HR&A Advisors unveiled the long-anticipated Western Queens Tech Zone […]

India

A hard outlook will have pitfalls in Kashmir

 By Arun Joshi The state is hurting. Some degree of sensitivity and a ‘highly disciplined’ approach will possibly yield better results. The security forces must remain calm in the event of any provocation. Kashmiris happy, […]

Other News

Enthusiastic Celebration Of IDY In Tri-State Area

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice, for humankind, that originated in India thousands of years ago. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Gang men Jailed For Hacking British Sikh Man To Death In London

LONDON(TIP): Indian-origin gang men found guilty of hacking a British Sikh man to death as revenge for sleeping with one of their wives have been sentenced to over 90 years in prison at the Old Bailey […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans Charged In $16 Million US Postal Service Fraud

WASHINGTON(TIP): Indian Americans owners of a bulk-mailing company in suburban Chicago, were today charged for swindling the US Postal Service of at least $16 million. Owner and operator of Prodigy Mailing Services, Yogesh Patel and Arvind […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin British Sikh Football Fan Faces Racism

LONDON (TIP): An Indian-origin Sikh football fan, Gagan, was targeted in a vile and racist letter due to his “skin color” after he put up British flags on his shop window, according to media reports. Gagan, […]

Other News

Weekly Horoscope July 2 – July 8, 2018

By Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla Aries:Ganesha says Balance, peace, a sense of equipoise are all there for you from the beginning. You are in greater harmony with your environment – both at home and at work. […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Amul Thapar among Potential Supreme Court nominees to replace Justice Kennedy

WASHINGTON(TIP): Indian Origin Amul Thapar, 49 is one of the potential Supreme Court nominees to replace Justice Kennedy.  Amul Thapar, 49, a McConnell favorite, was handpicked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to serve as […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Sikh Lawyer Appointed as the Judicial Commissioner of Singapore’s Apex Court

SINGAPORE(TIP): Dedar Singh Gill, an Indian-origin leading intellectual property lawyer of Singapore has been appointed as a judicial commissioner of the country’s Supreme Court, according to an official statement. Gill, 59, has been appointed by President […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Aruna Miller loses Democratic primary in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District

MARYLAND (TIP): Indian American Aruna Miller lost the Democratic primary for the state’s open sixth congressional district on June 26. Miller finished second with 17,315 votes, roughly 5,000 fewer than the winner, businessman David Trone. […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Woman allegedly Murdered by Maid in Singapore

SINGAPORE(TIP): A 70-year-old Indian-origin woman, Mehrotra Shashi, has been allegedly murdered at her home in Singapore by a maid from Myanmar, police said. She was found lying motionless in her 12th story unit in the Choa […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Man in UK Faces Trial for Rape

LONDON(TIP): Sanjay Naker, an Indian-origin finance consultant from north London is on trial for allegedly raping an 18-year-old female after a night out drinking with his colleagues. Mr. Sanjay denies three charges of rape, one count […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin British Man Jailed for “Stirring Up Hatred Online”

LONDON (TIP): Rhodenne Chand, an Indian-origin British man was found guilty of stirring up racial hatred online at Birmingham Crown Court on June 26. He has been sentenced to 20 months in jail. He posted Islamophobic […]

Featured

Trump disrupts global governance

India has been at the receiving end of Trump’s economic policies of “America first.” His duties on imports of aluminum and steel have resulted in India taking up the issue with the WTO and imposing […]

Featured

Turn the prism of the past

India must view in a new light its ties with both China and Pakistan Succinctly put, China’s initiative to create a trilateral forum to foster amity between Afghanistan and Pakistan has gained traction. In fact, […]

Featured

Deferment of Indo-US 2+2: Turbulence in ties or inconvenient scheduling?

It was a strange way to announce the postponement of the first-ever simultaneous meeting of the Indian and American defense and external affairs ministers. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo broke the news to Foreign […]

United States

Time names the most influential people on the internet

NEW YORK(TIP): Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Rihanna, Busy Philipps and Matt Drudge have landed on Time magazine’s roundup of the most influential people on the internet. So did someone with 53 million Twitter followers — […]

United States

Mangano retrial to start Oct. 9

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY(TIP): U.S. District Judge Joan M. Azrack on Thursday, June 28 set Oct. 9 as the date for the retrial of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and his wife, Linda, on corruption […]

United States

Crucial ‘2+2’ Dialogue Postponed: Strain in India-US Ties?

PM Narendra Modi knows why US deferred talks with India: Nikki Haley WASHINGTON(TIP): US abruptly postponed the crucial ‘2+2’ dialogue with India scheduled on July 6, for the second time in a row. US Ambassador […]

United States

Trump, Putin to hold summit in Helsinki on July 16

Will discuss Syria, Ukraine and “many other subjects”: Trump WASHINGTON/MOSCOW(TIP): US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a summit in Helsinki on July 16, the White House and the Kremlin announced Thursday, […]

India

US won’t tolerate Pakistan becoming haven for terrorists: Nikki Haley

NEW DELHI(TIP): Pakistan becoming a haven for terror groups cannot be tolerated and the US has already delivered the message to Islamabad, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said here June 28. “We cannot […]

World

CEO dies in cellphone explosion

KUALALUMPUR(TIP): Mobile phones accidents have led to grievous injuries, but it turned fatal for the 45-year-old CEO in Malaysia. Nazrin Hassan, the head of the Cradle Fund, died a few days ago, due to an […]