India

India-Japan ties to become stronger in ‘New India’, PM Modi tells diaspora

KOBE, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27 said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ‘New India’ as he thanked the Indian diaspora for being part of the […]

India

India and U.S. resolve to work through their trade differences

NEW DELHI (TIP): India and the U.S. resolved to “work through” their differences which have led to an impasse on trade issues as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar hosted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

Asia

InstaReM Partners with The ROOT Academy (R66T Academy)

SINGAPORE / LONDON (TIP):  InstaReM, a leading digital cross-border money transfer & payments service provider with presence across Southeast Asia, Europe and the Americas, has announced a partnership with The Root Academy (R66T Academy), the […]

NY/NJ/CT

Air India Mumbai-Newark Flight Diverted to London after Hoax Bomb Threat

LONDON / NEWARK (TIP): An Air India flight from Mumbai to Newark was diverted to London’s Stansted Airport on Thursday June 27 due to a bomb threat, according to authorities. The Boeing 777-337 was escorted by British fighter jets […]

NY/NJ/CT

IACFNJ awards scholarships to students

BRUNSWICK, NJ (TIP): Indo-American Cultural Foundation of Central Jersey – IACFNJ, a non-profit organization in New Jersey has been a leading community organization in central Jersey and has been very popular among young generation of […]

United States

HAF Honors Kashmiri Pandits, Religion Freedom Advocates, Legislators, Linguists at Annual DC Reception

WASHINGTON (TIP): On Monday June 24th, more than 300 people filled the Foreign Affairs Committee Room in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC for the Hindu American Foundation’s 16th annual Capitol Hill Reception. […]

United States

Indian Envoy woos Silicon Valley Investors for Next Phase of India’s Development

WASHINGTON (TIP): Describing Silicon Valley as the best regional partner of India in the social innovation arena, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla expressed hope that more VC funding from Silicon Valley will […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Foster Father gets life term in Sherin Mathews death

DALLAS, TX (TIP): Indian American foster father Wesley Mathews, accused of killing his three-year-old daughter Sherin Mathews and hiding her body in a ditch in Texas in 2017, has been sentenced to life in jail. […]

Frontpage News

Trump arrives in Osaka for G-20 Summit; to meet Modi, Xi and Putin

OSAKA /WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump on Thursday, June 27, arrived in Osaka, Japan  to attend the G-20 Summit over the weekend and to hold discussions on a host of bilateral and global issues […]

Frontpage News

India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe discuss economy, bullet train

OSAKA, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27,  held wide-ranging talks with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on the global economy, fugitive economic offenders and disaster management, and announced that President Ram […]

Frontpage News

India Secures UNSC Non-Permanent Membership with Unanimous Support of Asia-Pacific Group

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): In an extremely significant diplomatic victory for India, the Asia-Pacific group of the world body, including Pakistan and China, unanimously endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security […]

Frontpage News

Census citizenship question blocked by Supreme Court: Trump seeks 2020 Census delay

WASHINGTON (TIP): In a setback for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 27,  rejected its stated reason for adding a question on citizenship to the census, leaving in doubt whether the question […]

Frontpage News

Huge Enthusiasm for Yoga: More than 15,000 people participated in various Yoga Day Celebrations

NEW YORK (TIP): Consulate General of India in collaboration with Friends of Yoga celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga on June 23rd, 2019 at Fair Bridge Hotel & Conference Center, 195 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, […]

India

PM Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi

RANCHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendera Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday, June 2,  on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day. The session continued for around 45 minutes […]

Editorials

Why social media needs to be regulated

By Manish Tewari The big social media platforms are not only monopolies in themselves but also the equivalents of a public square, albeit a digital one. The big five of the virtual civilization are now […]

Opinions

What a $5 trillion economy would look like

        By Pulapre Balakrishnan At the meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog , middle of June, , Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the target of a $5 trillion economy […]

United States

Congressman Krishnamoorthi Convenes Meeting of Senior TSA Officials and Community Leaders

CHICAGO (TIP): Indian American Congressman from Illinois Raja Krishnamoorthi on June 17 convened a meeting with community leaders and three senior TSA officials visiting from Washington, DC to discuss best practices for improving relations between […]

Indian Americans

US religious waiver leads to many Sikh youths joining military

WASHINGTON  (TIP): The waiver granted by the US administration has allowed more children from the minorities to join the US military. At least 14 Sikh youths have been granted this waiver. Lt. Col Kamal Kalsi […]

United States

SAALT demands Investigation into Indian Girl’s Death at US Border

WASHINGTON (TIP): South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), a national, nonpartisan, non-profit organization that fights for racial justice and advocates for the civil rights of all South Asians in the United States, is sending a […]

United States

Bera Amendment passed in House to Counter Proliferation of Biological Weapons and Diseases

WASHINGTON (TIP): An amendment introduced by Indian American Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), which increases funding to help partner nations prevent the proliferation of biological weapons, and detect and respond to deadly diseases, passed June 18 […]

Frontpage News

Trump launches 2020 re-election bid at a massive rally in Florida; promises to ‘Keep America Great’

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump has officially launched his 2020 re-election bid and appealed to his supporters to give him four more years to realize his unfinished agenda for the country, whose economy he boasted, […]

Frontpage News

5th International Day of Yoga Celebrations kick off at the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): 5th International Day of Yoga celebrations kicked off at the United Nations, with a laser lighting display of Yoga at the iconic United Nations building, June 19. After the overwhelming success of […]

Frontpage News

India dismisses Pak media reports on ‘Resumption of Dialogue’, Islamabad plays down hype

NEW DELHI (TIP): India on June 20 rejected a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi and external affairs minister S Jaishankar made no such […]

Frontpage News

No communication on H-1B visa cap received from US, says India

NEW YORK / NEW DELHI (TIP): According to a media report, the US is considering restrictions on H-1B visa that allow foreign professionals to work in that country. However, India has not received any communication […]