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Indian origin man is Chief Superintendent of Surrey police in Canada

SURREY, CANADA (TIP): Hailing from Rajeana village in Moga district, Sharanjit Singh Gill, popularly known as Shawn Gill, has been promoted as the Chief Superintendent and is now the Senior Operations Officer for the Royal […]

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Indian Origin Sethuraman Panchanathan named Director of National Science Foundation

WASHINGTON (TIP): Arizona State University Executive Vice President and Chief Research and Innovation Officer Sethuraman “Panch” Panchanathan has been named the 15th director of the National Science Foundation, unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 18 after […]

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Trump Administration’s 1 Trillion Economic Stimulus Package

Most Americans to get  2 installments of $1200.00 checks, based on their income Large part of stimulus money to go  to businesses   WASHINGTON (TIP):  The  proposed  legislation  the details of which remain in flux, […]

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200% rise in invites to Indians for Canadian permanent residency

Canada has emerged as a coveted destination for India’s diaspora NEW YORK(TIP): Indians appear gung-ho about Canada’s Express Entry program which invites top ranked candidates — under the country’s point-based immigration system — to take […]

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Indian American confirmed to key Judicial Post

US Senate confirms Judge Amul Thapar for the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals WASHINGTON (TIP): The US Senate has confirmed Indian-American Judge Amul Thapar to a key judicial position on the powerful US court of appeals. The […]

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Indian-Americans shine at Intel science fair in the US

WASHINGTON (TIP): While four Indian- Americans received top awards in various categories, an Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. Prashant Ranganathan, a 12th grader from Jamshedpur, alongwith over 20 high […]

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Three Indian writers among Twenty O. Henry Prize winners

NEW YORK (TIP): The O. Henry Prize, fist awarded in 1918, accolades American and Canadian short stories of exceptional merit. The 99th O. Henry Prize winners were announced on May 26, and a group of twenty writers have been credited for […]

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It’s official: The Obamas are Washington homeowners

WASHINGTON: Former US president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle initially decided to stay in Washington once he left the White House so their daughter Sasha could finish high school. Now, their presence in the US capital looks […]

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Trump hails deals worth ‘billions’ with Vietnam

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump talked trade with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a White House visit on May 31 and welcomed the signing of business deals worth billions of dollars and the jobs they would create. […]

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White House communications director resigns amid tensions

WASHINGTON (TIP): A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul. The departure of Michael Dubke, Trump’s communications director, comes as aides say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of […]

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Clinton analyses defeat: ‘Was victim of broad assumption that I was going to win’

WASHINGTON (TIP): Hillary Clinton has blamed her unexpected defeat in the US presidential elections on a variety of factors including Russian meddling, her own party, the FBI, the media and “a very broad assumption that I was going to win”. Clinton, […]

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to revive travel ban

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump‘s administration on Thursday asked the US Supreme Court to revive his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower courts that found it was discriminatory. The administration filed two […]

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TRUMP PULLS US OUT OF PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

● Speaks of negotiations to re-enter green pact on terms fair to US ● Many States and Cities pledge to abide by Paris climate accord Donald Trump on Thursday, June 1, withdrew the US from the […]

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Indian American envoy defends Kushner, says Kushner will continue to do ‘his work’

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump‘s top adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, on the firing line for his reported attempt to set up a “back-channel” with Russia, has received support from US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who was […]

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Ms. Ama Yawson Declares Democratic Candidacy for Nassau County Comptroller

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Ms. Yawson announced, May 24, her candidacy for Nassau County Comptroller, a remarkably accomplished woman with extraordinary credentials not seen in Nassau County Government. Ms. Yawson is a graduate of Harvard University, Cum Laude, and holds a Juris Doctor […]

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Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba celebrates Annual Commencement Ceremony

NEW YORK (TIP): On Saturday May 20, 2017, Xavier University School of Medicine, Aruba celebrated its annual commencement ceremony at St. John’s University in the D’Angelo Center Ballroom. In attendance were Chancellor Dr. J.G. Bhat, Chairman Edwin Casey, […]

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NYC CREATES COLLEGE VETERANS CONSORTIUM:VETERANS ON CAMPUS-NYC

John Jay, Fordham & NYC Department of Veterans’ Services Helm The Initiative Plans to Launch “The Salute Awards” During Veterans Week 2017 NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Veterans’ Services Commissioner Loree […]

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Man shoots self, bullet goes through head, kills girlfriend

WASHINGTON (TIP): A man attempted suicide by firing a bullet to his head but it went through him and fatally struck his girlfriend while leaving him severely wounded, according to US prosecutors. Victor Sibson, 21, from Anchorage, Alaska, has been accused of killing […]

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Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Terms Trump’s Budget as ‘Cruel’

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Vice Ranking member of the House Budget Committee, lashed out at Trump administration‘s latest budget proposal by calling it ‘Cruel.’ “There is only one way to describe the Trump budget – cruel. It pulls […]

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Under US Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage: Watchdog

WASHINGTON (TIP): A bill passed by US House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilizing health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy […]

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Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna says Trump’s budget proposal is ‘Budget of Broken Promises’

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congressman Ro Khanna, who represents the 17th District of California and a member of the House Budget Committee, heavily criticized President Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposal, describing it as one ‘that breaks President Trump’s promise to forgotten Americans.’ “This budget would leave millions of individuals and families at […]

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Trump orders “review” of leaks as US-UK special ties turn shaky and NATO shudders

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Trump on Thursday ordered ”complete review” by the Justice Department of leaks coming out of US government agencies as ties between Washington and London deteriorated sharply over American law enforcement agencies prematurely spilling information to the media on the Manchester […]

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WHY GOP SENATORS ARE SELLING OUT THEIR OWN PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO HELP NYC CHARTERS

Charter schools are rare on Long Island, just like they are in vast stretches of the rest of New York State. In fact, there are no charter schools from just north of Albany all the way to the Canadian […]

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US appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban

WASHINGTON (TIP): In blow to Trump, US appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban. In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a US appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority […]

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Chanda Kochhar receives Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship

WASHINGTON (TIP): Ms. Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank was conferred with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson award for Global Corporate Citizenship in Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2017. She is the first woman from India to receive this […]