United States

‘Individual 1’: Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe: Washington Post

WASHINGTON(TIP): A Washington Post November 29  late afternoon report by Carol D. Leonnig and Josh Dawsey claims that Trump has emerged as a central subject of Mueller probe. “ In two major developments this week, President […]

United States

Democrats overwhelmingly back Nancy Pelosi as next House Speaker despite challenge to her leadership

WASHINGTON(TIP): Nancy Pelosi won support from a majority of Democrats on Wednesday, November 28,  to be House speaker, marking an important milestone in her quest to lead the House when her party takes majority control […]

India

PM Modi Reaches Argentina for G20 Summit, to Hold 2 Key Trilateral Meets

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA(TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in two important trilateral meetings with world leaders in Buenos Aires, the Argentina capital, during which they would discuss major global challenges and developments. Prime Minister […]

Featured

When Guru Nanak Appeared on the World Scene

Guru Nanak is the Founder of Sikhism, the youngest and the fifth  largest religion of the world, with a following of around 25  million worldwide. It is  a monotheistic faith founded in the Punjab region […]

Misc

Weekly Horoscope November 26 – December 2, 2018

By Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla Aries:Ganesha says you are prone to bouts of introspection and continued spirituality (from last period, I mean), pondering on what you’d like to make of your life. At the same time […]

Entertainment

NJSO presents Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert on Thanksgiving weekend

By Mabel Pais The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) presents screenings of the complete film Star Wars: A New Hopewith Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical scores performed live on Thanksgiving weekend, November 23–25. In the […]

United States

‘Passport Seva Kendras’ to be opened in each 543 parliamentary constituencies: V K Singh

The year 2017 registered a 19 per cent growth in passport related services NEW YORK CITY(TIP): The Indian government plans to open a ‘Passport Seva Kendra’ in each of the 543 parliamentary constituencies across the […]

United States

New York State Sen. Jose Peralta dies

NEW YORK(TIP):Sen. Jose Peralta, the 47-year-old Queens lawmaker, who lost his reelection bid, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, November 21  night, according to news reports. The  Democrat was pronounced dead at 8 p.m. […]

United States

New Yorkers Brave Freezing Cold to Participate in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK CITY(TIP): New York City’s huge  Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade marched on Thursday, November 22,  despite frigid cold and strong winds that earlier threatened to ground the giant character balloons. From early morning, families […]

United States

IRS provides tax inflation adjustments for tax year 2019

NEW YORK (TIP): The Internal Revenue Service today announced the tax year 2019 annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes. Revenue Procedure 2018-57 provides […]

United States

World Vegan Vision Celebrates Thanksgiving at the Capitol

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi recognizes contribution of H.K. Shah & Malti Shah WASHINGTON(TIP): World Vegan Vision- formerly Vegetarian Vision Inc., a non-profit  Organization established in 1992, celebrated Vegan Thanksgiving event at  Capitol in Cannon Office Complex, […]

Misc

Kartik Purnima 2018: Date, Significance, Pooja Rituals and Prasad

Hindus across the country will celebrate Kartik Purnima on 23rd November, 2018. Kartik is the eighth lunar month as per the Hindu calendar and is considered the holiest month among all lunar months. This auspicious […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Woman Appointed Head of Sustainability Team for European Bank

LONDON(TIP): Indian-origin Nandita Parshad senior executive, has been announced as the head of consolidated new sustainable infrastructure group of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Ms.Parshad, currently Managing Director for Energy and Natural […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Elected Harvard Student Body President

BOSTON(TIP): Indian American Sruthi Palaniappan has been elected  president of the powerful student’s body of the prestigious Harvard University.  Palaniappan, 20, whose parents migrated to the US from Chennai in 1992, was elected as president […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Scotland Yard Cop Fired after Homeless Man Kicked Out of Station Dies

LONDON(TIP): An Indian-origin Scotland Yard police constable (PC) has been fired from her job without notice for failing to exercise reasonable care in her treatment and monitoring of a homeless man after ejecting him from a […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Professor at University of Kansas City Accused of Using Students as Servants

WASHINGTON(TIP): An Indian-origin professor in the US has been accused of exploiting his students and compelling them to do his personal work, media reported. Ashim Mitra, a pharmacy professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, […]

Indian Americans

Eight Indian-American women honored

WASHINGTON(TIP): Eight Indian-American women have been honored in recognition of their achievements in diverse fields ranging from politics and business to civil rights activism and astrophysics. Immigration lawyer Sheela Murthy, vice chairwoman of the Asian American […]

Indian Americans

Indian-origin man arrested in US for sexual enticement of 11 year old girl

NEW YORK(TIP): A 22-year-old Indian-origin man in the US has been arrested and charged with sexual enticement of a minor girl through social media, authorities have said. Sachin Aji Bhaskar, a resident of New York’s […]

United States

Jamal Khashoggi Murder-CIA has tape of Saudi prince saying ‘silence Khashoggi’

ISTANBUL(TIP): A Turkish newspaper reported on Thursday, November 22,  that CIA director Gina Haspel signaled to Turkish officials last month that the agency had a recording of a call in which Saudi Arabia’s crown prince […]

United States

Spiritual Science: Get Permanent Bliss

CHICAGO, IL(TIP):  Dada Bhagwan, known as AM Patel in his former life before renunciation, found and then shared a part for eternal bliss and peace through Akram Vignan, A spiritual science. Each and every living […]

United States

Manduka halts production of Lord Ganesh yoga towels after Hindu protest

NEVADA(TIP): Global yoga gear company Manduka, headquartered in El Segundo (California), has announced not to produce yoga towels carrying reimagined images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh, which Hindus objected calling these “highly inappropriate”. Taylor of […]

United States

Amazon’s Recent New York Campaign Contributions Mostly to Members of Congress

NEW YORK(TIP): Gotham Gazette reports that before Amazon announced the placement of one of its next satellite “headquarters” in Queens, drawing mixed reactions from local lawmakers and significant overall pushback, the company’s campaign finance footprint […]

Spirituality

550 Saal Guru Nanak de Naal: Celebration, reaffirmation

As Guru Nanak’s teachings stand out for their relevance in the present times of divisive turmoil even 550 years after his birth, one’s head bows with humility to the Guru’s deep insight into the right […]

Featured

The Usurpation of Free Speech

The notion that the far right is being muzzled despite the inordinate media attention it has garnered — from print, television, radio and digital — is one that it has managed to project with great […]