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Senator Avella’s Campaign Blasts North Shore Towers’ Political Affairs Committee for Purposely Excluding Senator Avella From Candidates Forum

QUEENS, NY(TIP):  Senator Avella’s campaign, October 25,  discovered that the North Shore Towers’ Political Affairs Committee has purposely decided not to allow Senator Avella to participate in its upcoming candidates forum on October 31st.  When […]

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SENATOR BROOKS ANNOUNCES SMART, LIRR WORKERS UNION, ENDORSES RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Union Representing LIRR Workers Highlights Senator Brooks’ Commitment to Affordability LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (TIP): Senator John Brooks (D-Seaford) announced the endorsement of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation (SMART) Workers, Transportation Division, the largest union that […]

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G7 FOREIGN MINISTERS CONDEMN THE KILLING OF JOURNALIST JAMAL KHASHOGI

Nirpal Singh Shergill in London LONDON /NEW YORK(TIP): The G7 Foreign Ministers, of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, condemn […]

United States

South Asian Council for Social Services honors Councilman Peter Koo and Dr. Jagat Narula at their 18th Annual Gala

NEW YORK(TIP): South Asian Council for Social Services (SACSS’) 2018 Gala, “Food for Health” was held on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Utsav restaurant. Access to fresh and nutritious food is a basic necessity, not […]

United States

Father fatally shot, 5-year-old son wounded in Bronx shooting

Mohammed Jaffer  NEW YORK(TIP): A man was killed in front of his 5-year-old son, who was also wounded, during a shooting in the Bronx Tuesday, October 23, police said. The incident was reported at around […]

United States

NYPD: Devices in New York appear to come from same person

Mohammed Jaffer NEW YORK(TIP):  Authorities say suspicious packages, some with confirmed explosive devices, have been turning up at prominent locations in New York, Washington, and Florida. Initial reports indicated that a suspicious package had been […]

United States

India Heritage Center : Museum of the Indian Journey to the United States

MAHWA, NJ  (TIP): India Heritage Center, the Museum of the Indian Journey to the United States of America, is committed to capturing, promoting and preserving the individual and collective experience of the Indian diaspora to […]

Other News

Ekal Sets Unprecedented Fund-Raising Record in 2018

NEW YORK(TIP): The week of October 6 -13, 2018, has a special significance in the 30-year history of “Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF)”. In this week, ‘Ekal’ (as it is popularly known), hosted three fund-raising glittering […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Man in UK Ordered to Forfeit Funds

LONDON(TIP): Indian-origin former bank employee who has been jailed was ordered on October 21 by the court to forfeit 62,000 pounds by a UK court for his role in a money laundering scam to help […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Man and 16 other Gang Members Jailed for Sex Abuse in UK

LONDON(TIP): An Indian-origin ringleader is one of the 16 men jailed for a combined period of over 200 years for being part of a grooming gang which sexually abused vulnerable young girls in the West […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Sikh Man Racially Targeted in Australia

MELBOURNE (TIP): Indian- origin Sikh man running for the city council in Australia has been racially targeted by a man in a truck shouting racial slurs at a life-sized cut-out made from one of his […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans Named in Time Magazine’s ‘Health Care 50’ List

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian Americans have been named in the Time magazine’s 2018 list of the 50 most influential people whose work is transforming healthcare in the US. The three Indian Americans included in the list […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Woman Awarded at White House for Combatting Human Trafficking

HOUSTON, TX(TIP):  Indian American Minal Patel Davis has been honored with a Presidential award by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for her extraordinary contribution towards combatting human trafficking in Houston. Davis, Special Advisor on […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Entrepreneur Venkat Srinivasan creates $100 million VC firm

BOSTON (TIP): Indian American entrepreneur Venkat Srinivasan has launched a $100 million venture capital firm to promote startups working in the area of artificial intelligence. The launch of Innospark Ventures comes more than a year after […]

United States

Richardson Residents ‘Astonished’ after Campaign Signs in Yard Burned

RICHARDSON, TEXAS(TIP): Some Richardson residents say they are astonished after someone burned two political campaign signs in their front yard after 11:00 p.m. Monday, October 22. In all, the Richardson Fire Department says five different […]

India

Details of offset partners will be known when procurement begins: Defense Minister Sitharaman

MUMBAI(TIP): Denying any cronyism in the Rafale fighter aircraft deal, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Thursday, October 25,  that details about offset partners will be known only when the procurement begins. “…Dassault and […]

Indian Americans

Indian-American picked for US energy agency

WASHINGTON(TIP): US President Donald Trump has designated Indian-American Neil Chatterjee as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), charged with overseeing America’s power grid and deciding on multibillion-dollar energy projects. Chatterjee, who is FERC […]

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Weekly Horoscope October 29 – November 4, 2018

By Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla Aries:Ganesha says the period begins with your plate full and overflowing. There are domestic issues to be sorted out. Some of you may be going through a separation and the courts eat into […]

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Killing Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia and its `Mr. Everything’ face the heat

The killing of dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul is a tale of trans-national crime, intrigue and murder. The botched up cover-up has shaken the world. Even as Crown Prince […]

Featured

The Federal Reserve is Disserving the Country

The American economy under Trump has been very different from the economic cycles of the past several decades. It is growing within the inflation target of 2%. It has been incessantly creating employment, keeping the […]

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INDIAN AMERICANS HAVE THE HIGHEST EDUCATION AND INCOME. WHAT IS THE SECRET OF THEIR SUCCESS?

CBS 60 MINUTES ANCHOR LESLIE STAHL (see video on internet) travelled to India to  interview IIT students and the faculty, to get first hand impression.  She came to the conclusion that a degree from IIT […]

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Supreme Court of India Sabarimala rulings

“While the Kavanaugh Saga was unfolding in Washington, the Supreme Court of India has made some historic rulings that may have upended some traditional beliefs and customs. According to a new ruling led by the […]

Entertainment

2018 BAM Next Wave Festival

By Mabel Pais “It is with immense pride and gratitude that I share the programming…a broad array of wondrous personal expression and unique artistic perspectives”                                – Joseph V. Melillo, BAM Executive Producer The 2018 […]

United States

Bombs reach top U.S. porches: Trump calls for more civility in politics

WASHINGTON(TIP): US President Donald Trump has called on people to be more civil in politics, after a series of suspected explosives were sent to high-profile U.S. figures just days ahead of the mid-term polls. None […]

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UN Day celebrated with the theme “traditions of peace and non-violence”

East Meets West Concert with Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan, Bangash brothers and The Refugee Orchestra Project Enthrall I.S. Saluja UNITED NATIONS(TIP): UN Day  was celebrated at United Nations General Assembly Hall with a Concert, Oct […]