Indian Americans

Indian-origin Britain’s home secretary Suella Braverman wins first Queen Elizabeth II award

LONDON (TIP): Britain’s Indian-origin Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award at a ceremony in London. The 42-year-old barrister, who was appointed to […]

Indian Americans

Indian American doctor-economist wins 16th Doshi Bridgebuilder Award

LOS ANGELES (TIP): Indian American doctor-economist Jay Bhattacharya has received the 16th Doshi Bridgebuilder Award in recognition of his consequential research focusing on the economics of health care around the world. When the Covid-19 pandemic […]

Indian Americans

Four Indian American teens receive Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

BOULDER, CO (TIP): Four Indian American teens have received the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, a national award recognizing inspiring, public-spirited young people. Two others received honorary awards. Established in 2001 by author T.A. […]

Indian Americans

5 Indian Americans amongst 80 to address Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit

NEW YORK (TIP): Five Indian Americans are among nearly 80 preeminent women in business, along with select leaders in government, philanthropy, education, sports, and the arts, who will speak at the 2022 Fortune Most Powerful […]

NY/NJ/CT

Medical fraternity opposes the Wrongful Death Liability Expansion Bill; urges Governor Hochul to veto the Bill

BROOKLYN, NY (TIP): The Medical Society of the County of Kings (MSCK) and The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) held a joint legislative meeting at Brooklyn Borough Hall on September15, 2022. […]

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Indian American Uber Eats delivery person stabbed

NEW YORK (TIP): An Indian American Uber Eats delivery person has been stabbed several times in an attack in the US by a career criminal with more than 100 arrests on his rap sheet, according […]

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Perspective

Neighborhood outreach critical for India

“Significantly, a humiliating economic blockade by India in 2015 pushed Nepal to join the BRI in 2016. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh followed suit, all wanting to reduce dependence on India and diversifying their economic options. […]

Breaking News

Ashok Gehlot opts out of race for Congress chief

NEW DELHI (TIP): In a dramatic turn of events on Thursday, September 29, Congress veteran Ashok Gehlot walked out of the party presidential race and chose to stay as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan amid […]

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Message to Canada

Inaction against anti-India forces is unacceptable With its advisory for Indians in Canada and those travelling to the country, New Delhi has sent as strong a message as any to the Trudeau government that it […]

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Rajasthan crisis

Self-destructive Congress triggers needless chaos The political crisis in Rajasthan, one of the mere two states ruled solo by the Congress (the other being Chhattisgarh), has demonstrated yet again the grand old party’s tendency to […]

As I See It

Russia-Ukraine war unlikely to end soon

The rise in Russia’s industrial output in recent months has foxed western analysts. As long as the conflict continues, Russia can continue to sell its massive gas reserves — on which there are no sanctions […]

Breaking News

Embassy of India in Guatemala Hosted a Trade Exhibition of Indian Handicrafts

Acting President of the Republic of Guatemala Inaugurated the Exhibition in the presence of diplomats from various countries I.S. Saluja in Guatemala City CAYALA CITY, GUATEMALA (TIP): The Embassy of India in Guatemala. hosted an […]

Breaking News

All women entitled to safe, legal abortion, says Supreme Court of India

NEW DELHI (TIP): In a significant ruling on reproductive rights of women, the Supreme Court held on Thursday, September 29 that all women are entitled to safe and legal abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy […]

Breaking News

Hurricane Ian causes massive devastation in Florida with people trapped and 2.5 million without power

Ian’s tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 415 miles, drenching much of Florida and southeastern Atlantic coast TALLAHASSEE (TIP): Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, destroying […]

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Need for UN Security Council reform cannot be denied forever: Jaishankar

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): The need to reform the UN Security Council cannot be denied forever, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said even as he noted that India never believed that revamping the top organ […]

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Embassy of India in Guatemala Hosted a Trade Exhibition of Indian Handicrafts

Acting President of the Republic of Guatemala Inaugurated the Exhibition in the presence of diplomats from various countries I.S. Saluja in Guatemala City CAYALA CITY, GUATEMALA (TIP): The Embassy of India in Guatemala. hosted an […]

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AIA, NY hosts 35th Deepavali Benefit Gala with Honor Awards, and Khadi & Saree Fashion Show

NEW YORK (TIP): Association of Indians in America, New York Chapter hosted the 35th DEEPAVALI festival Annual Benefit fundraising Gala and Fashion Show on Sunday September 18, 2022, at Muttontown Golf Club, a classy place […]

United States

Hurricane Ian victims in Florida qualify for tax relief; October 17 deadline, other dates extended to Feb. 15

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP):  Hurricane Ian victims throughout Florida now have until Feb. 15, 2023, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. The IRS […]

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EFA Publishes How to Live Like Gandhi for Gandhi’s 153rd Birthday on Oct. 2

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (TIP): The Eye Foundation of America is proud to announce its publication of How to Live Like Gandhi: Life’s Little Rules by Dr. Narinder Kapur in celebration of the 153rd birthday of Mahatma […]

United States

IRS introduces an Executive Column “A Closer Look”that covers a variety of timely issues of interest to taxpayers and the tax community

NEW YORK (TIP): The IRS, on September 29, published the latest executive column, “A Closer Look,” which features Darren Guillot, Small Business/Self-Employed Deputy Commissioner, discussing the use of voice and chat bots to improve the […]

United States

North American Punjabi Association condemns Sikh student’s detention in US over kirpan

CHARLOTTE (TIP): The United States-based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has strongly condemned the incident in which a Sikh student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was allegedly detained on the campus for […]

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CHARTER BOOSTS SOUTH ASIAN PROGRAMMING FOR SPECTRUM CUSTOMERS

ADDS ZEE ENTERTAINMENT CHANNELS, NEW VIDEO TIERS New ‘India View’ Video Packages Provide Spectrum TV and Streaming Subscribers Up to 24 New Channels with Greater Flexibility and Value STAMFORD, CT (TIP): Charter Communications, Inc. announced […]

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MENG AND WASSERMAN SCHULTZ URGE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO EQUITABLY DISTRIBUTE ADDITIONAL FUNDS TO FOOD BANKS THAT PROVIDE KOSHER AND HALAL FOOD

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): U.S. Reps. Grace Meng (D-NY) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), on September 29, called on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack to ensure equitable distribution of the recently ​announced $2 billion in […]

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CM Gehlot’s loyalists challenge Congress High Command

A big challenge for Government’s survival in Rajasthan JAIPUR (TIP): Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s big ‘No’ to contest the Congress President election, and Mrs Sonia Gandhi’s prerogative to decide the continuation of Gehlot as CM […]