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Prime Minister Imran Khan

Can he mature fast enough for the requirements of his new office or will he need guidance? By S. Akbar Zaidi “Mr. Khan, till now the vitriolic candidate and opposition leader, will have to mature […]

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Prime Minister Imran Khan

Can he mature fast enough for the requirements of his new office or will he need guidance? “Mr. Khan, till now the vitriolic candidate and opposition leader, will have to mature to be a more […]

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Trump’s performance could help Republicans win the mid-term election

“If the U.S. economy grew @ 4%, this will make a big headline not only in the USA but the entire world.  U.S. economy is the engine that drives the global economy. President Trump, of course, […]

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Indian Lawmakers Modern Day Princes

By Prof. I.S. Saluja I was going through a report on the security cover provided in India to thousands of designated VIPs and hundreds of thousands of lesser privileged people. One shudders to imagine the cost […]

Indian Americans

2 Indians held in Washington State for staying illegally: Officials

WASHINGTON(TIP): US border patrol agents have arrested two Indian nationals on charges of illegally staying in the country, the law enforcement agency said on Wednesday, July 25. The two persons, arrested over the weekend, are […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Pennsylvania Physician Madhu Aggarwal Pleads Guilty to Healthcare Fraud

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian-origin Pennsylvania physician Madhu Aggarwal has pleaded guilty to charges of unlawfully distributing controlled substances and healthcare fraud, US Attorney Scott Brady said. Ms Aggarwal, who practiced at a clinic in Pennsylvania, and others […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin People Sentenced in Massive US Call Centre Scam

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian-origin people have been sentenced for up to 20 years in prison in the United States for their involvement in a multimillion-dollar India-based call center scam which defrauded thousands of US citizens of […]

Indian Americans

Indian American World Bank Economist drowns at Bali Beach

JAKARTA(TIP): Indian-origin 37-year-old, Aakansha Pande, senior economist working with the World Bank drowned after strong currents pulled her away while she was swimming in a restricted area at a beach in Bali, the Indonesian media […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin City Council Member gets a Proposal by a Special Speaker

WASHINGTON(TIP): A City Council meeting turned out to be a memorable one after the Indian-origin Charlotte council member was proposed to by a special speaker. Mr Vaibhav Bajaj was asked to address at the end […]

Indian Americans

UK Based Indian Entrepreneur’s Start-Up Set to Combat Fake News

LONDON (TIP):  UK based entrepreneur Lyric Jain, a Cambridge University engineering student originally from Mysore, developed the start-up that uses a machine-learning algorithm to sift fact from fiction is set to combat fake news around the […]

United States

Radio hosts call New Jersey’s Sikh Attorney ‘turban man’; face backlash

NEW YORK(TIP): America’s first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has been racially targeted by two radio hosts who repeatedly called him the “turban man” on air, drawing severe criticism from politicians and netizens over their […]

United States

Facebook loses $123 billion in value in a single day

NEW YORK(TIP): In possibly the biggest one-day drop of all time, Facebook shares, on July 26, opened at $174.89, down 19.6 percent compared to yesterday’s closing price of $217.50 (NASDAQ: FB). When it comes to […]

United States

H-1B issue to figure in ‘2+2’ talks, says India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI(TIP):  Replying to queries in the Rajya Sabha, on July 26, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said: “I would like to state that so far there is no significant change with regard to H-1B […]

India

At BRICS summit, India’s PM Modi calls for tech revolution; reaffirms India’s commitment to multilateralism

JOHANNESBURG(TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, July 26, highlighted the importance of industrial technology, skill development and multilateral cooperation in creating a better world as he attended the BRICS Summit here. Modi said the […]

India

Set to be Pakistan’s PM, Imran Khan pitches for peace; says “Blame game hurting both nations”

Ready to resolve all issues with India, including J&K ISLAMABAD(TIP): Pakistan is ready to improve its ties with India and his government would like the leaders of the two sides to resolve all disputes, including […]

United States

MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES LARGEST EVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRODUCTION IN CITY’S HISTORY

New Tenant Anti-Harassment Unit will be dedicated to responding to tenant complaints of harassment in buildings across the city NEW YORK CITY(TIP): Mayor de Blasio announced, July 19, that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes […]

World

Celebration of National “Bastille” Day 2018 in France

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian Diaspora Council International (IDC) congratulates the people of France on the 229th anniversary of Bastille Day, the La Fête Nationale, commemorating the day in 1789 when crowds stormed the Bastille, […]

United States

Hicksville Attorney from Colombia Isabel C. Mira joins the law firm of Pegalis & Erickson, LLC

NEW HYDE PARK, NY(TIP): The law firm of Pegalis & Erickson, LLCC announced, July19, that attorney Isabel C. Mira has joined the Firm. Ms. Mira has been a distinguished advocate for plaintiffs’ rights for more than […]

United States

Indian Consulate with Shradhaa Foundation Celebrates Vijay Diwas

NEW YORK CITY(TIP): Indian Consulate along with Shradhaa Foundation celebrated the Vijay Diwas at Indian Consulate in NY on 18thJuly 2018. It is the first time an event of this nature has been celebrated. The […]

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NJ Native M.D. Returns After Success With Houston Texans, Rockets, Astros and Dynamo

By Mabel Pais “(What) makes me most excited about going to work everyday is that I have the ability to truly help people get back to the activities and things that they love to do […]

United States

Over 400,000 people living in ‘modern slavery’ in US, report finds

The report, by the Global Slavery Index, also estimates 40.3 million globally, with most victims living in Asia, North Korea topping the list. WASHINGTON(TIP): More than 400,000 people could be living in “modern slavery” in […]

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Weekly Horoscope July 23-29, 2018

By Bejan Daruwalla Aries: Ganesha says there is a semblance of stability. You have emerged from the maze of the mind. You realize that a lot of time has been wasted in your shenanigans and […]

United States

DETAINED INDIAN IMMIGRANTS BEING TREATED LIKE CRIMINALS: TURBANS OF SIKHS TAKEN AWAY IN US JAIL

(TIP): The detained Indian immigrants, mostly Sikhs, seeking asylum in the US are being treated like criminals with their turbans taken away in a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Pilot among 3 dead in mid-air collision

WASHINGTON(TIP): An Indian American is one among two other persons after two small planes collided mid-air in the US state of Florida, aviation authorities said. Nisha Sejwal, 19, was killed in the accident on July […]