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Trump tweets & turmoil

Twitter was initially his mode of communication in domestic politics, during his bitterly fought presidential election campaign against Hillary Clinton. It has now become his favorite instrument to chastise America’s foes and friends alike, ranging […]

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Consulate General of India Extends Emergency Visa Services on Holidays/Weekends

NEW YORK(TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York, would be issuing Emergency Visa on Weekends and closed holidays in order to further improve the overall quality and delivery of services at the consulate. The […]

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President Trump’s Shocker for India :PM Modi asked him to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue; A furious India stoutly denies

WASHINGTON, D.C.(TIP): President Donald Trump left India shell-shocked by turning the decades-long U.S. non-interference policy on its head when he offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve the long-simmering Kashmir dispute. Even more […]

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India Creates History with successful Launch of Chandrayaan-2: 4th Country Ever to attempt to Soft Land on Lunar Surface

NEW DELHI /NEW YORK(TIP): On July 22 India created history when India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV MkIII-M1, successfully launched the 3840 kgChandrayaan-2 spacecraftinto an earth orbit. Launch of Chandrayaan-2 was originally scheduled for 14 […]

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Indian Envoy Advocates for Nurturing H-1B Visa as Mutually Beneficial Partnership

WASHINGTON (TIP): Pointing out that Indian IT industry has been an important stakeholder in promoting and supporting stronger bilateral business relations between the US and India, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said […]

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Indian Origin Hindu Priest brutally attacked; Incident widely condemned

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian diplomats, US lawmakers  and  Community leaders in one voice condemned the brutal attack on a Hindu priest in New York City’s Borough of Queens in open daylight. According to available reports, around […]

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“It is essential that the pressure is kept on to defeat the terror groups and support the host nations”: General Petraeus

NEW YORK(TIP): A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan claimed his country’s spy agency ISI provided information that helped the US track down and kill Osama bin Laden, former Director of the Central Intelligence […]

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Indian Envoy discusses strengthening India US ties at Leadership Summit

Washington (TIP) India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla participated in a conversation with Dow Wilson, President & CEO, Varian Medical Systems at the 2nd Annual Leadership Summit of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum […]

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U.S.-India Bilateral Trade Projected to Grow to $238 billion by 2025, says Trade Report

Washington (TIP) The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) estimates that U.S.-India bilateral trade is likely to grow from $143 billion to $238 billion by 2025. This growth will occur if trade grows by 7.5% each […]

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Houston to Host PM Modi in September

Houston (TIP) The Texas India Forum, a Houston-based non-profit, will host “Howdy, Modi!” a large community summit that will host India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the region on September 22, 2019. […]

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ASPIRE PAC Endorses Sri Kulkarni; Indian American Candidate Running for Texas’ 22nd Congressional District

Houston (TIP) ASPIRE PAC, the political arm of Asian American and Pacific Islander Members of Congress, voted to endorse and support Indian American candidate Sri Kulkarni in his campaign for Texas’ 22nd Congressional District in the U.S. House […]

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McNally’s “Frankie and Johnny” McNally Honored LGBTQ Community, Stonewall-50 Commemorated

By Mabel Pais “Two of the best performances on Broadway. Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon’s chemistry burns up the stage” The Daily Beast  “Superb! As hilarious as it is touching”   – The Hollywood Reporter Get […]

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Harbinger of Hope and Peace Acharya Shri Chandana Ji

First-ever Jain Sadhvi to receive the title of “Acharya” By I.S. Saluja / Bidisha Roy Icould not have been more blessed than when I got a call from my friend Prem Bhandari, President of Jaipur […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Professors at UC San Diego Receive Presidential Early Career Awards

SAN DIEGO (TIP): Two Indian American Professors are among four faculty members from the University of California San Diegowho have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Piya […]

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Indian American Stillman Student Surya Makkar Receives Information Technology Management Scholarship

NEWARK(TIP): Surya Makkar, a mathematical financeand information technology management majorin the Stillman School of Business, received a $2,500 scholarship from the New Jersey Society for Information Management (NJ SIM) Foundation. Makkar is one of four […]

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Indian American Art Dealer Charged in Antiquities Smuggling Racket

NEW YORK(TIP): Disgraced Indian art dealer Subhash Kapoor, previously the owner of the Art of the Past gallery in Manhattan, and seven co-conspirators have been charged with operating a $145 million smuggling ring that dealt with thousands of […]

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Indian American Appointed to Georgia State Board

ATLANTA(TIP): On July 16, Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed fourteen people to various boards, commissions, and authorities including an Indian American. Kartik H. Bhatt has been appointed as a consumer member for the Georgia Board […]

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Senate confirms Indian American J. Nicholas Ranjan as district court judge

WASHINGTON  (TIP): The U.S. Senate on July 10 confirmed 41-year-old Pittsburgh lawyer J. Nicholas Ranjan as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Nicholas Ranjan, a partner with K&L […]

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Indian Convicted in Killing of Estranged Wife in Arizona

PHOENIX(TIP): An Indian origin man accused of killing his estranged wife in Arizona in 2007 before fleeing to India for several years has been convicted of first-degree murder. Twelve years after Avtar Grewal, 44, killed his 30-year-old […]

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India’s Focus now is Private Sector led Growth, says NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar

Bidisha Roy NEW YORK(TIP): In its first five years, the Modi government has done the foundational work for India’s targeted growth, and now it’s time to focus on accelerate the growth – which must be […]

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US House votes to condemn Trump over his ‘racist’ tweets

WASHINGTON(TIP): In a rare move, the US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist” tweets against four non-white Democratic congresswomen who have been critical of his harsh immigration policies. […]

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Republic of Palau becomes 76th country to sign the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement

NEW YORK(TIP):  Tommy E. Remengesau, President of the Republic of Palau, signed the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement,  15 July 2019, at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, New York. President […]

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India is doing more to tackle climate change than any other country, says India’s Railway Minister in London

LONDON (TIP) The Indian High Commission in London in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and India Inc. on July 14 hosted an event in honor of India’s Minister of Railways and […]

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The Kulbhushan Jadhav Case at the International Court of Justice

In March 2016, Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, an Indian national, was detained by Pakistan, accused of performing acts of espionage and terrorism on behalf of India. In April 2017, he was sentenced to death by a […]