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Indian Origin Mamta Motwani Accapadi Appointed Vice Provost for University Life at Penn

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Mamta Motwani Accapadi has been named vice provost for university life at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Aug. 17. The announcement was made last month by Provost Wendell Pritchett. “I […]

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Five Indian Americans Receive US DoE Early Career Award

BOSTON (TIP): The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) recently announced the names of 76 scientists who have been selected for their 2020 Early Career Research Program. The list includes five Indian Americans. They are: Arun Devaraj, […]

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Indian American World Renowned Microbiologist Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty Passes Away

CHICAGO (TIP): Indian American Microbiologist Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty, who is most notable for his creation of a biology-based solution for cleaning up toxic spills using Burkholderia cepacia, or B. cepacian, passed away July 10 in […]

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Indian Origin Senate Candidate Sara Gideon Wins Democratic Primary from Maine

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian origin Democrat Sara Gideon, the speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, on Tuesday July 14 formally became the Democratic nominee to challenge Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. “We did it! […]

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Indian Origin Rik Mehta Wins GOP New Jersey Senate Primary

TRENTON, NJ (TIP): Former U.S. Food and Drug Administration official Dr Rik Mehta has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate from New Jersey and will take on incumbent Democrat Cory Booker in the general […]

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The standoff and China’s India policy dilemma

“As New Delhi seeks to reset ties with Beijing, it must take note of the ongoing Chinese debate on India”, says the author. “Despite all the jingoism and rhetoric propagated through its official media, China […]

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Visa politics: On Trump’s immigration policy

Changes to U.S. visa rules might do more harm than good to US economy in the long term The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump seems bent on pursuing controversial immigration policy measures following the […]

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How violence makes an alchemic impact

The notion of power behind the perpetuation of cruelty may be understood as a battle between the violator and his prey. It is a double-edged sword whereby the victim can either turn into a groveling, […]

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SOCIAL JUSTICE IN COVID TIMES

By Mabel Pais “Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. […]

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Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council, USA in collaboration with Consulate General of India Launches a Series of Webinars

The first  Webinar on Augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge organized on June 1 NEW YORK (TIP) :The first webinar on June 1  focused on augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge. The panelists […]

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The GITCC in association with Consulate General of India, New York organizes 2nd edition of the Webinar Series “Augmenting US India Trade Relations – 2020”

NEW YORK (TIP): The Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council in association with the Consulate General of India,  New York organized  the second webinar in the series “Augmenting US India Trade Relations – 2020” on […]

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Failing students: America’s visa curbs reek of coercion, bias

Covid-19 has not only devastated lives and livelihoods across the globe, but also played havoc with the academic calendar. Amid the restrictions necessitated by the pandemic, educational institutions have been engaging with students through online […]

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Pandemic has ushered in the new normal

The pandemic unlocked hidden energy in governments. The lethargy and inertia in governance disappeared without any loss of time as the threat to the common man’s life and livelihood was perilous. It led to prompt […]

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Beating China at its game

Curbs are important, but India must work with other regional & global powers “We are now seeing the beginning of movements across many parts of the world, and particularly across Asia, objecting to China’s territorial […]

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India to Play Leading Role in Global Revival: PM Modi

Bidisha Roy LONDON (TIP): In his first major speech to a global audience since the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, July 9,  assured the world that India will play a leading role in global […]

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Supreme Court rules Manhattan prosecutor may see Trump’s financial records

WASHINGTON (TIP): In a pair of historic rulings on Thursday, July 9,  the U.S. Supreme Court rejected President Trump’s claim of absolute immunity under the law. The vote was 7 to 2 in cases involving […]

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Sandeep Chakravorty Named New Joint Secretary of AMS (Americas) Division

Bidisha Roy NEW YORK (TIP): Sandeep Chakravorty, India’s former Consul General in New York who left the city June 28 after completion of an overwhelming successful tenure, has been named  the new joint secretary of […]

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US still ‘knee-deep’ in first wave of coronavirus, says Dr. Fauci

Coronavirus  hot spots should pause reopening, not shut down again, recommends infectious diseases expert WASHINGTON (TIP): States with spiking coronavirus cases still can contain them by pausing their reopening processes, rather than shutting down a […]

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Indian American Vinay Kumar Appointed Distinguished Service Professor at University of Chicago

CHICAGO (TIP): Prof Vinay Kumar has been named the Lowell T. Coggeshall Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Pathology at University of Chicago. Kumar is a pioneer in the field of the cellular and molecular […]

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Indian American Vijay Shanker Nominated by Trump as Associate Judge of Columbia Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald J. Trump June 25 announced his intent to nominateVijay Shanker, of the District of Columbia, to serve as Associate Judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Vijay Shanker […]

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Indian Origin UPenn Professor Rakesh Vohra Wins SIGecom Test of Time Award

NEW YORK (TIP): Rakesh Vohra, George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor at Penn, has won the 2020 SIGecom Test of Time Award for his paper, “Calibrated Learning and Correlated Equilibrium.” The SIGecom Test of […]

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58 Indian-origin executives employ over 3.6 million globally, account for $1 trillion in revenue

NEW YORK (TIP): A group of 58 Indian-origin executives heading various companies across 11 different countries, including the US, Canada and Singapore, collectively employ more than 3.6 million people and account for a combined USD […]

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Indian American MIT School of Science Professor Receives Tenure for 2020

BOSTON (TIP): Indian origin Yogesh Surendranath is among nine faculty members in the MIT School of Science who have been granted tenure by MIT. Solving environmental challenges by studying and manipulating chemical reactions is the […]

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Indian American Charged with Destruction of Federal Property

PORTLAND (TIP): An Indian American is among seven people who have been arrested and face federal charges for their roles in weekend riots at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Acting Homeland Security […]