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Bollywood

Deepika Padukone says working on Gehraiyaan director Shakun Batra’s set is ‘exhausting’

Deepika Padukone’s filmography for the coming year is quite impressive as she headlines big projects alongside Hrithik Roshan (Fighter), Prabhas (Project K) and Shah Rukh Khan (Pathan), among others. She will also be seen in […]

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Bollywood

Ayushmann Khurrana to begin shoot of Aanand L Rai’s An Action Hero in London

Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana will be heading to London later this month to commence the shoot of his upcoming film An Action Hero, the producers announced on Tuesday, Jan 18. Backed by Bhushan Kumar-led T-Series […]

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Bollywood

Sushmita Sen says she isn’t ‘lost’

Sushmita Sen shared a new Instagram post on Monday, and in her own style, spoke about love and finding the right person in life. The actor recently ended her relationship with boyfriend Rohman Shawl. Sushmita […]

Coronavirus

Covid 3rd wave reaches South: Kerala logs 46,387 cases; Karnataka over 47K

New Delhi (TIP)- The third wave of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, which is believed to have crossed its peak in Delhi and Mumbai, has hit hard Karnataka and Kerala as both the southern states reported a record […]

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India

First convict in Delhi riots gets 5 years in jail for putting house on fire

New Delhi (TIP)- A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced Dinesh Yadav, the first person convicted in connection with the February 2020 riots, to five years in jail. Last month, Additional Sessions Judge Virender Bhat had […]

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India

Amend IPC, CrPC to deal with hate speech: Home panel chairman to Shah

New Delhi (TIP)- Amid an increase in incidents of hate speech, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Anand Sharma, has written to Home Minister Amit Shah and urged the government to consider […]

India

‘Reservation not at odds with merit’: Supreme Court upholds 27% OBC quota in NEET

New Delhi (TIP)- The Supreme Court on Thursday, Jan 20,  said that reservation for backward classes is not at odds with merit but furthers its distributive impact while upholding the 27 per cent quota for […]

India

India successfully tests new BrahMos version with higher indigenous content

New Delhi (TIP)- India on Thursday, Jan 20, successfully tested a variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with higher indigenous content and improved performance from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Odisha […]

Featured

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an icon of patriotism

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose ’s life is a story of struggle. It is the story of a young dreamer that tells the saga of consciousness, struggle and success in every eye; one who has the […]

History

India in history this Week-January 21, 2022, to january 27, 2022

21 JANUARY 2008       India successfully launched a spy satellite of Israel and installed it in Polar Arbit. 1958       Copyright Act enacted. 1945       Renowned lawyer and freedom fighter Ras Bihari Bose died. 22 JANUARY 1965       Steel […]

Asia

3 killed, 20 injured in blast at Lahore’s Anarkali market

Lahore (TIP): At least three people were killed and 20 others injured on Thursday in a powerful blast at the Paan Mandi in Lahore’s famous Anarkali market, where Indian commodities are sold, police said. Lahore […]

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Asia

Afghan women losing jobs fast as economy shrinks and rights curtailed

Kabul (TIP): In a small tailoring workshop in Kabul, 29-year-old Afghan entrepreneur Sohaila Noori looks on as her dramatically reduced workforce of around 30 women sew scarves, dresses and baby clothes. A few months ago, […]

Asia

Non-residents will now have to pay in foreign currency for services in Sri Lanka, says central bank

Colombo (TIP) : Tourists travelling to Sri Lanka will now have to pay for their goods and services in foreign currency, the Central Bank announced on Thursday, as part of its efforts to inject more […]

Canada

Snowstorm strands motorists, grounds planes in eastern US, Canada

Toronto / Ontario (TIP): A winter snowstorm creeping up the East Coast of the United States into Canada on January 19 was expected to dump more than two feet (60 cm) of snow in some […]

Europe

Malta legislator Roberta Metsola 3rd woman EU Parliament prez

Brussels (TIP): Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola of Malta was elected president of the European Union’s parliament January 19, taking over for a two and a half years term following the death of Socialist David Sassoli […]

Europe

‘Partygate’ allegations: UK PM Johnson’s allies accused of blackmailing rebels

London (TIP): In the latest round of “partygate” allegations threatening Boris Johnson’s leadership, the British Prime Minister’s allies were on January 20 accused of blackmailing rebel members of Parliament expressing a lack of confidence in […]

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World

Mallya can be evicted from London home over unpaid loan, UK court orders

London (TIP): Embattled businessman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday lost a legal battle to hold on to his plush London home after a British court refused to grant him a stay of enforcement in a long-running […]

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World

Russia moves more troops westward

Moscow (TIP): Russia is sending troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said on January 18, in a deployment further beefing up Russian military assets near Ukraine amid Western […]

Politics

Will Punjab Model be the Key Issue in Assembly Elections 2022?

In the last 55 years, politics in Punjab has mainly revolved around politics of doles and appeasements that in turn wreaked havoc with the economy of the State bringing it down from the top spot […]

NY/NJ/CT

Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Ensuring AAPI-Inclusive Curriculum is Taught in New Jersey Schools

TRENTON, NJ (TIP): Governor Phil Murphy , on January 18,  signed legislation (S4021/A6100 and S3764/A3369) that will ensure that the contributions, history, and heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are included in the […]

NY/NJ/CT

NJ based Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council, USA, (GITCC) Team visits India to promote trade and business ties between the US and India

NEW YORK (TIP): The U.S.-Indian relationship is fast building a strategic partnership  and the two sides working together with  regional groupings as highlighted by the Indian Prime Minister and the US President including ASEAN and […]

India

Indian-origin Sikh taxi driver’s hate crime attacker charged

NEW YORK (TIP): Authorities in the US have arrested and charged with hate crime a man, who attacked an Indian-origin Sikh taxi driver at JFK International Airport here, knocked off his turban and yelled at […]

Coronavirus

Senate Committee Confirms Garcetti nomination as US Ambassador to India

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who played a key role in the city landing the hosting rights for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has moved a step closer to being appointed […]

United States

CDC moves 22 new destinations into its highest-risk level for travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moved a whopping 22 nations into its highest-risk travel category for Covid-19 on Tuesday, January 18. By contrast, it moved only two nations to […]

India

Major airlines cancel, change flights to United States over 5G dispute

5G service uses a segment of the radio spectrum that is close to that used by radio altimeters, which are devices that measure the height of aircraft above the ground and help pilots land in […]