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History

History This Week- July 30, 2021, to August 5, 2021

“History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley  July 30 July 30, 1975 – Former Teamsters Union leader James Hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant […]

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Sports News

Nandu Natekar, badminton’s first superstar, dies at 88

Nandkumar Mahadev Natekar, who died today at age 88, was a superstar badminton player of the first two decades after Independence, much before Prakash Padukone and Syed Modi entered the scene. Famous as Nandu Natekar, […]

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Sports News

2nd T20I: Sri Lanka level series with 4-wicket win vs Covid-hit India

Colombo (TIP): A depleted Indian team, playing with only five batsmen, could not defend a modest target of 133 despite a valiant effort from its players as Sri Lanka kept the three-match series alive with […]

Business & Economics

Depositors to get up to Rs 5 lakh within 90 days if bank under moratorium

New Delhi (TIP): The Union Cabinet has cleared the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) Bill, 2021, which will allow depositors to withdraw up to Rs 5 lakh in 90 days. The announcement will […]

Business & Economics

IMF upgrades outlook for rich nations, slashes India forecast

Washington (TIP): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has maintained its 6% global growth forecast for 2021, upgrading its outlook for the US and other wealthy economies but cutting estimates for a number of developing countries […]

Business & Economics

Kirloskar family feud: Brothers’ firms spar over 130-year-old legacy

New Delhi (TIP): Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL), led by Sanjay Kirloskar, accused four firms under his brothers Atul and Rahul of trying to “usurp” its legacy of 130 years and trying to mislead the public, […]

Hinduism

Kartikeya : The God of war

Kartikeya, God of war and victory and he was Commander of gods. He is popular as Murugan and mounts on Peacock with Weapons such as Vel, Bow and Arrow. Kartikeya also known as Skanda, and […]

Incredible India

Hampi: World Heritage site

Hampi is famous for its ruins belonging to the erstwhile medieval Hindu kingdom of Vijaynagar and it is declared a World Heritage site. The temples of Hampi, its monolithic sculptures and monuments, attract the traveler […]

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Business & Economics

US economic recovery on track despite Covid-19 surge: Federal Reserve

Washington (TIP): The US economic recovery remains on track despite a rise in coronavirus infections, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, July 28,  in a new policy statement that remained upbeat and flagged ongoing talks […]

Science & Technology

Bezos offers NASA $2 billion in exchange for moon mission contract

Seattle (TIP): Fresh off his trip to space, billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the U.S. space agency awards his company Blue Origin a […]

Science & Technology

WhatsApp will now keep chats archived even after receiving new messages

WhatsApp will finally add a long-awaited feature to the app with a new update. The instant messaging app will now let users add unwanted chats to the ‘Archived’ folder and the chats will now stay […]

Science & Technology

Hubble finds first evidence of water vapour on Jupiter’s moon Ganymede

Washington (TIP): Astronomers have uncovered the first evidence of water vapour in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede by using new and archival datasets from NASA‘s Hubble Space Telescope. According to the study published in […]

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Science & Technology

QR Codes are here to stay. So is the tracking they allow

When people enter Teeth, a bar in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood, the bouncer gives them options. They can order food and drinks at the bar, he says, or they can order via a QR code. […]

Coronavirus

Mixed AstraZeneca-Pfizer shot boosts Covid antibody level, says study

Seoul (TIP): A mixed vaccination of first AstraZeneca and then a Pfizer COVID-19 shot boosted neutralising antibody levels by six times compared with two AstraZeneca doses, a study from South Korea showed. The study involved […]

Frontpage News

Great enthusiasm in community for 10th India Day Parade in Hicksville on Aug 8

Ambassador Jaiswal, film star Kajal Aggarwal and Dr Jay Sarkar are Grand Marshalls. GARDEN CITY, NY: The 10th India Day Parade of Long Island to be held in Hicksville, NY on Sunday, August 8, 2021 […]

Food Corner

Lauki Kofta

Ingredients 2 Cups Lauki, grated, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Cup Besan, Tamarind, 1 1/2 Cups Onion , finely chopped, 1 tsp Salt, 1 tsp Turmeric Powder, 1 tsp Red Chilli […]

Bollywood

Huma Qureshi: It has been a difficult two years

The film industry is taking baby steps towards resuming normalcy in the face of the pandemic, but actor Huma S Qureshi warms people against throwing caution to the wind. The actor, who herself has been […]

Bollywood

Richa to play investigating officer in Six Suspects

Actor Richa Chadha is thrilled to star in filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia’s upcoming series Six Suspects and says the murder mystery features her in a complex character of an upright investigating officer trying to make her […]

Bollywood

Bhumi: Tried to use social media to spread awareness about climate conservation

Actress and environmentalist Bhumi Pednekar on World Nature Conservation Day on Wednesday, shared that she has tried to use social media as a tool to reach out to as many people as she can and […]

Entertainment

Dwayne Johnson takes Emily Blunt on her first Jungle Cruise ride

Actor Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram to share a video of himself taking his Jungle Cruise co-star Emily Blunt on a Jungle Cruise ride before the premiere of their film. The video begins with Dwayne […]

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Entertainment

Matt Damon endorses Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez reunion

Actor Matt Damon is happy for his friend, actor Ben Affleck’s reunion with actor and singer Jennifer Lopez. Since April this year, it has been speculated that Ben and Jennifer have got back together. Matt […]

Entertainment

Judy Greer to headline indie film ‘LA Bound’

Hollywood actress Judy Greer will play the female lead in an independent feature film, ‘LA Bound’, claim reports. The film is based on a small-town high school football star and how he ruins his college […]

India

Harappan city of Dholavira in Kutch among UNESCO’s world heritage sites

Rajkot (TIP): Dholavira, the Harappan-era archaeological site located in Kutch district of Gujarat, was on Tuesday inscribed on the UNESCO list of world heritage sites, making it the first site of Indus Valley Civilisation in […]

India

SC says no immunity to protect legislators from criminal law

New Delhi (TIP): The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, July 28,  dismissed a petition filed by the Kerala Government seeking a direction to withdraw cases against prominent Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders for […]

India

‘Poore desh me khela hoga, it will be Modi vs country in 2024’ – Mamata says in Delhi

New Delhi (TIP): It will be Modi vs the rest of India in 2024 and the opposition will create history, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday, July 28,  setting the tone for opposition […]