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International Day of Yoga Celebrated across America

Vivekananda Yoga University (VaYU) Launched  in commemoration of IYD I.S. Saluja / Bidisha Roy NEW YORK (TIP): : The world celebrated June 21 the Sixth International Day of Yoga. The United Nations General Assembly on […]

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CDC broadens guidance on Americans facing risk of severe Covid-19

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday broadened its warning about who is at risk of developing severe disease from Covid-19 infection, suggesting even younger people who are obese or have […]

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Carolyn Maloney Holds Narrow Lead over Challenger Suraj Patel in New York’s 12th District

Developing story.  Updated  June 25 , 6 PM ET NEW YORK (TIP): House Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney is facing a primary challenge from Indian American Suraj Patel in New York’s 12th congressional […]

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A Farewell to an accomplished diplomat and a great friend to Indian American community

Consul General of India at New York, Sandeep Chakravorty, as his last name suggests, has indeed been a Chakravorty Samrat of his sprawling territory covering ten US States . He came, he saw and he […]

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REST IN PEACE, ANGELIC AKASHDEEP SINGH

Cruel hands of Death snatched away the 25-year-old Akashdeep , son to Sardarni Paramjit Kaur of Hicksville . The handsome and promising young man was riding a motorbike when he met with an accident on […]

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Indian origin man is Chief Superintendent of Surrey police in Canada

SURREY, CANADA (TIP): Hailing from Rajeana village in Moga district, Sharanjit Singh Gill, popularly known as Shawn Gill, has been promoted as the Chief Superintendent and is now the Senior Operations Officer for the Royal […]

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5 Indian-origin environment techies feature in UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering list

LONDON (TIP): The UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Chitra Srinivasan is among the five Indian-origin engineers to be named among the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020. Srinivasan, a control and software engineer at […]

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Indian American Deven Parekh Nominated by Trump to Key Administration Post

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Deven Parekh, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the International Development Finance Corporation for a term of […]

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Indian origin doctor beats COVID-19 to feature in Hollywood flick

NEW YORK /ROHTAK (TIP): Nephrologist Dr Pooja Bhatia Malhotra, who hails from Rohtak, had contracted the deadly disease coronavirus while treating her patients. The doctor, who is currently in the USA, resumed work after defeating […]

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Indian Origin Nikhil Rathi Appointed New Chief Executive of FCA

LONDON (TIP): HM Treasury on June 22 announced the appointment of Nikhil Rathi as the new permanent Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of UK. Nikhil is currently the Chief Executive of London Stock […]

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Indian Origin Sethuraman Panchanathan named Director of National Science Foundation

WASHINGTON (TIP): Arizona State University Executive Vice President and Chief Research and Innovation Officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan has been named the 15th director of the National Science Foundation, unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 18 after […]

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Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty: “Setting up of Gandhi Shanti Van is my lasting legacy”

Ambassador Chakravorty  may be credited with enormous work he has done to streamline the consulate functioning, bringing Indian American community to consulate and vice versa; strengthening bond between Indian Americans and mainstream Americans at various […]

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Karela – Sindhi style

Connoisseur’s Choice Karela – Sindhi style   Karela or Bitter Gourd has multiple Health benefits Its uses are varied, and the juice stimulates the Liver and is especially beneficial for weight loss and diabetes. Here […]

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Why keep places of worship out of corona fight

          Why keep places of worship out of corona fight                                               By Prabhjot Singh “Perhaps never before  humanity felt so scared and helpless. A minute or invisible spec of a virus, […]

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“Operation Blue Star – Counterbalancing Terror – results in boomeranging horrible pain” By Ravi Batra

“Operation Blue Star – Counterbalancing  Terror –  results in boomeranging horrible pain”                                  By Ravi Batra The 1984 Operation Blue […]

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Indian American Student Receives President Award for Educational Excellence

CHICAGO (TIP): Shina Trivedi, a Lake Park High School District 108 student, received The President’s Education Awards Program which is awarded on behalf of the President of the United States and the United States Secretary […]

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Indian American Shankari Rajagopal Named Stanford Science Fellow

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Shankari Rajagopal has been named as one of the 2020 Stanford Science Fellows. She is among eight postdoctoral researchers from around the world who are studying a variety of topics, including […]

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Indian American Congressman Krishnamoorthi Cosponsors Justice in Policing Act of 2020

SCHAUMBURG, IL (TIP):  This week, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined more than 150 Members of Congress as a cosponsor of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The bill is led by Congressional Black Caucus […]

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Indian origin Colorado store owner Lakhwant Singh brutally assaulted

LAKEWOOD, CO (TIP) – Last week, the Sikh Coalition, the nation’s largest Sikh civil rights organization, has called on the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and the Lakewood County Police Department to pursue hate crime […]

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Indian American Surgeon led team performs Lung Transplant on COVID-19 Patient

CHICAGO (TIP): For the first time, surgeons led by an Indian American at Northwestern Medicine performed a double-lung transplant on a patient whose lungs were damaged by COVID-19. The patient, a Hispanic woman in her […]

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Two Indian American University of Illinois Alumni Awarded Fulbright Grants

  URBANA-CHAMPAIGN , IL (TIP): Two Indian Americans are among Fourteen University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students and recent alumni who were offered Fulbright grants to pursue international education, research and teaching experiences across the […]

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Indian American Stanford Professor Receives Outstanding Leader Award

NEW YORK (TIP): The Faculty Women’s Forum, which acts to enable women faculty members to thrive at Stanford, presented its Outstanding Leader Award to Jisha Menon, an associate professor of theater and performance studies in the […]