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Indian American writer Ved Mehta passes away

NEW YORK (TIP): Celebrated Indian American writer Ved Mehta, who overcame blindness to provide Americans their first introduction to India through his prolific writing on a broad canvas has passed away. He was 86. Mehta’s […]

NY/NJ/CT

NYC TEST & TRACE CORPS EXPANDS RAPID COVID-19 TESTING ON MOBILE UNITS TO REACH COMMUNITIES MOST IN NEED

Expansion comes as City surpasses 100,000 tests per day for three days in a row NEW YORK (TIP): As the City continues to fight the winter surge of COVID-19 cases, the NYC Test & Trace […]

United States

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration

WASHINGTON (TIP): There were no cars or scooters and seemingly no tourists on Wednesday, January 13, just the occasional jogger and multiple construction crews at work. All through downtown Washington, the primary sound for several […]

NY/NJ/CT

UN Secretary General Guterres’ path to reelection might be a quick one, experts say

NEW YORK (TIP): After months of speculation, United Nations chief António Guterres officially announced his bid for reelection this week through his spokesperson’s office. The race might be a relatively straightforward and possibly short one; […]

Opinions

BJP’s new power orderTweaked hierarchy gives it full control, reducing RSS’s interventions

The BJP took advantage of its commanding position to minimize the presence of the RSS pracharaks in Nadda’s team and overturned an arrangement ostensibly cast in stone. An organizational restructuring in the BJP is rarely […]

Indian Americans

4 Indian Americans and FIA honored with Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

The Federation of Indian Associations of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut (FIA-Tristate) and four individual Indian Americans have been conferred 2021 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA), the highest honor for overseas Indians. The awards […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Minister in UK Cabinet Appointed President of UN Climate Summit

Nirpal Singh Shergill LONDON (TIP): Alok Sharma, one of the Indian-origin ministers in UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet, on Friday, January 8, relinquished his role as Business Secretary in a mini-reshuffle to take sole charge […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans Neha Gupta and Reema Shah Named by  Joe Biden to Office of White House Counsel

WASHINGTON  (TIP): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday, January 11,  named two Indian Americans – Neha Gupta  and Reema Shah – to the Office of the White House Counsel. Ms Shah, who had served on the […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Sabrina Singh Named White House Deputy Press Secretary

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Sabrina Singh has been named as the White House Deputy Press Secretary in the upcoming Joe Biden administration in the US. Ms Singh was Press Secretary to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Lawmaker Ro Khanna Sees Two challenges before America after Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (TIP): In the aftermath of the Capital riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald TrumpIndian American lawmaker Ro Khanna believes America faces two challenges on the economic and cultural fronts to rebuild faith in democracy. […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Tests Positive for COVID-19 

WASHINGTON  (TIP): Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said on Tuesday, January 12 ,  that she has tested positive for coronavirus after being locked down in a secured room at the US Capitol where several Republican lawmakers […]

Frontpage News

President-Elect Joe Biden unveils ambitious 1.9 trillion ‘American Rescue Plan’

$1 trillion to assist families needing direct financial support: $1400.00 more to each American $440 billion to emergency funds for small businesses and communities $400 billion for COVID-19 response and increasing vaccine capabilities Outlines plan […]

Frontpage News

President Donald Trump is Impeached

Becomes the first U.S. President in US history to be impeached twice WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time on January 13, charged with “incitement of […]

Frontpage News

Lady Gaga to sing national anthem, Jennifer Lopez to perform at Joe Biden’s inauguration

WILMINGTON, DEL (TIP): Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when he is sworn in […]

Opinions

Supreme Court order has confirmed farmers’ fears

ON GUARD: The farmers have been suspicious of being pushed into mediation that they never asked for or consented to. A committee is only as good as its members. It is no secret that the […]

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Astrology

Birthday Horoscope (January 18-24, 2021)

Shri Ganeshaya Namah! Jan 18: Ganesha says the Moon opens up lines of communication, allowing you to have meaningful dialogues that bring mutual understanding, helpful exchanges, commitments and deals.Jan 19: The Moon in your sign […]

Business & Economics

Apple users spent $1.8 billion on apps in last week of 2020

Apple Inc. said consumers spent $1.8 billion on the App Store during the last week of 2020, an increase from $1.42 billion in the same period a year earlier with people relying on digital services […]

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Business & Economics

Elon Musk surpasses Jeff Bezos to become world’s richest person

Outspoken billionaire Elon Musk has replaced Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world on Thursday Jan 7, reported Bloomberg news. The 49-year-old Tesla and SpaceX chief was pegged to surpass Jeff […]

Business & Economics

India’s GDP may contract 7.7% in FY21: Govt data

New Delhi (TIP): India’s economic growth is expected to contract over 7 percent in 2020-21 due to the impact of the economic distress caused by the coronavirus pandemic during the year. The first advance estimates […]

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Business & Economics

After four years, bidding for spectrum auction from March 1

Bidding for the sixth round of spectrum auction for radiowaves worth Rs 3.92 lakh crore will start from March 1, according to a notice issued by the Department of Telecom (DoT) on Wednesday, Jan 6. […]

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Sports News

FIFA to trial concussion subs at next month’s Club World Cup

FIFA will let teams use concussion substitutes at next month’s Club World Cup in an effort to better protect players with head injuries. The seven-team tournament in Qatar will be “the first international competition to […]

Sports News

Cummins puts Oz on top in Sydney Test as India dismissed for 244

Sydney (TIP): A relentless Patrick Cummins and a mean Josh Hazlewood dismissed India for 244 after Cheteshwar Pujara’s slowest half-century helped Australia take complete command at tea on the third day of the third Test […]

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Sports News

More questions over fourth Test after Brisbane lockdown

SYDNEY (TIP): Brisbane went into three days of strict lockdown as the government tries to contain a more contagious variant of Covid-19, raising more doubts about the Gabba hosting next week’s fourth cricket Test between […]

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Sports News

Man City owner buys oldest surviving FA Cup trophy

Manchester (TIP): The owner of Manchester City has bought the oldest surviving FA Cup trophy, which the club won in 1904 for the first piece of silverware in its history. The cup — used in […]

Hinduism

Lord Venkateshwara – Supreme avatar of Lord Vishnu

Among the greatest almighty mentioned in Hindu Scriptures, Lord Venkateshwara is believed to be one of the sacred avatars of Lord Vishnu. Venkateswara is said to be a human avatar of Lord Vishnu which he […]