Entertainment

KULTURE KOOL “10”

By Mabel Pais “There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place. … I had been seeing the world in […]

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Entertainment

2019 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS’ STAR STUDDED CEREMONY

By Mabel Pais At the 85th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony, the Drama League’s Executive Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, announced the winners at a star-studded luncheon ceremony hosted by Kristine Nielsen and Julie White on Friday, […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Wins America’s Premier Business Award

DALLAS, TX (TIP): Nitin Rakesh, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Mphasis, an Information Technology solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award for ‘Tech […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Professor Awarded Ngee Ann Kongsi Distinguished Visiting Professorship

NEW YORK (TIP): Columbia University Professor Venkat Venkatasubramanian has been awarded the Ngee Ann Kongsi Distinguished Visiting Professorship this summer at the National University of Singapore. He will deliver lectures on artificial intelligence and teach […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Columbia University Student Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American chemical engineering undergraduate researcher at Columbia University Amar Bhardwaj has been named Goldwater Scholar. Considered the preeminent award for undergraduates in engineering, mathematics, and natural sciences—just 496 Scholars were selected […]

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Asia

Indian origin Sharma Creates History as First Indian-Origin Man to Win in Australian Election

SYDNEY (TIP): Former Australian ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma – now a Liberal Party politician – created history by becoming the first Indian-origin lawmaker to win a seat in the country’s Parliament in the federal […]

Indian Americans

Indian American’s Company granted “Breakthrough Device Designation” from FDA for its Sirolimus coated Catheter

TAMPA, FL (TIP): Indian American cardiologist and entrepreneur Dr. Kiran Patel’s company Concept Medical Inc. (CMI) has been granted ‘Breakthrough Device Designation’ from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month for MagicTouch, its sirolimus […]

Indian Americans

IHCNJ organizes two days of health fair in Weehawken, NJ for needy people

WEEHAWKEN, NJ (TIP): Indian Health Camp of New Jersey held their annual Health Fair at Shree Swaminarayan Temple (ISSO) in Weehawken, NJ on May 4 and 12, 2019. Comprehensive health screening and cancer screening were […]

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Politics

NARENDRA MODI: FROM TEA SELLER AT TRAIN STATION TO MASTER OF POLITICAL THEATRE

Narendra Modi, who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced, May 23, 2019.   Modi’s own party, BJP won an […]

India

U.S. Chamber Commends Prime Minister Modi on His Historic Re-Election

WASHINGTON (TIP): After the landslide victory of BJP in the Lok Sabha election that is bringing Prime Minister Narendra Modi back into office for a second term, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the outcome […]

India

World leaders Congratulate Modi: Great things are in store for US-India partnership, says Trump

World leaders on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his landslide victory for a second term in office. Congratulatory messages from various parts of the world poured in. While most of them congratulated him over […]

India

The historic victory and beyond

By Prof. I.S.Saluja It has been a glorious journey for BJP from 2 seats in Parliament in 1984 to 304, May 23, 2019, as I am writing this comment. Mr. Narendra Modi, the man who […]

India

A Historic Win for BJP: Modi calls it the Victory of the People of India

By I.S. Saluja NEW DELHI / NEW YORK (TIP): Modi had said after the Indian Air Force bombed terrorist location in Balakot in Pakistan, “Humne dushman ko ghar mein ghus kar mara hai”. It is […]

United States

Wells Fargo, TD Bank turn over Trump financial records to House Dems

WASHINGTON (TIP): Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Trump’s financial records to the House Financial Services Committee, Fox News confirmed on Thursday, May 23, amid a contentious legal battle between the Trump […]

United States

Mayor de Blasio Directs Ad Money to Community and Ethnic Media

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor de Blasio signed an executive order, Wednesday, May 22, mandating all city agencies spend at least 50 percent of their annual print and digital publication advertising in community and ethnic […]

United States

Melinda Katz ahead of her Rivals in winning Endorsements in Queens DA Race

QUEENS, NY (TIP): Endorsements of political organizations, labor unions and elected officials are sure to help signal to voters what kind of candidate they’ll be casting their ballot for on Tuesday, June 25. Melinda Katz […]

United States

Nassau County Legislator Drucker Introduces Legislation Protection of Houses of Worship

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Following a series of violent incidents at houses of worship that shocked the consciences of people in the United States and around the world, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – […]

Featured

USCIS introduces New Paperless Model to Accelerate Digital Immigration Processing

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) May 22 announced a new strategy known as eProcessing to accelerate USCIS’ transition to a digital business model. eProcessing will be a complete digital experience, from applying […]

United States

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Conferred on IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

WASHINGTON (TIP): India born International Monetary Fund Chief Economist Gita Gopinath, who was conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2019 in the category of Academics, finally accepted the award in the US. As she was […]