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De Blasio Administration launches NYC National Service Support Center

New York Mets and the NYC National Service Leadership Council hosted “National Service Night” at Citi Field to recognize impact of service year members in NYC NEW YORK CITY, NY(TIP): NYC Service announced, April 4, […]



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 […]


Times Square car crash: Driver was US Navy veteran, had ‘history of drunk driving’

NEW YORK (TIP): One person died and 12 others injured when a car plowed into pedestrians in New York’s busy Times Square today, with authorities saying the driver of the vehicle, a US Navy veteran, has a criminal […]


1 dead as car hits crowd at Times Square

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): A vehicle that ploughed into pedestrians at Times Square in New York City on Thursday, May 18. One woman died and 22 others injured when a car ploughed into pedestrians in New York’s busy Times Square today, with authorities saying the driver […]

(L to R)-Steve Wilhelm, Arish Sahani, Mayor Bill De Blasio, Acarya Vimaleshananda Avadhuta, Acarya Abhiramananda Avadhuta
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Ananda Marg presents proposal for the Homeless to Mayor

BROOKLYN, NY (TIP): Ananda Marga is a socio-spiritual organization founded in India in 1955 by the philosopher and spiritual master Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. On occasion of the meeting of Indian Business Leaders at the residence […]

Harkirat Singh, a Sikh taxi driver, was assaulted, called names and robbed of his religious turban in the Bronx while trying to collect a fare.
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Sikh Cabbie assaulted by drunken passengers in New York

NYPD investigating if it was a hate crime Mayor de Blasio and Indian Consulate express concern NEW YORK (TIP): A drunken passenger roughed up a Sikh cabbie and snatched the turban off his head in […]

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Moms, Dads, Students: Know Your Rights

Too many of our public school students and their families are living in fear. They don’t know how new immigration policies coming from Washington might affect them. They worry about what might happen if Immigration […]

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Interactive ‘NYC Love your Local’ Initiative to Celebrate Independent, Neighborhood Businesses and Offer $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop has announced the launch of ‘NYC Love Your Local,’ a new initiative to celebrate and promote the diverse, […]

Dr. Pankaj Patel, of New Springville, is the head of the psychiatry department at Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, where he oversees, among other things, a five-bed children’s unit, out-patient and in-patient units, detoxification units, and programs that feed in from the state Department of Motor Vehicles. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein)
Indian Americans

Indian American among 15 appointed to NY City Community Services Board

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Indian American Dr. Pankaj Patel, a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences at Richmond University Medical Center is one of the 15 appointed […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio announces winners of 34th Annual Awards for Excellence in Design

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Public Design Commission President Signe Nielsen and Executive Director of the Commission Justin Moore announced, November 16 the winners of the Annual Awards for Excellence in […]

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Mayor Bill de Blasio offers to work with Trump on conditions

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio, November 10 said that he was clear about the areas that he was prepared to work with President-elect Trump on for the good of the people of […]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray (right), enjoy a lighter moment as Waris Ahluwalia (right), Actor, Designer, Model speaks on the occasion Photo/ Jay Mandal/On Assignment

New York City Mayor Hosts a Diwali Reception at his Official Residence

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): A beautiful evening. A well-dressed gathering to celebrate Diwali at Gracie Mansion, New York City Mayor’s official residence by the waterfront. It was a perfect setting for a great celebration. And the […]

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Yet another hate crime – A Queens businesswoman: Nazma Khanam killed

QUEENS, NEW YORK(TIP): In what apparently is a hate crime, a previous life was lost in Queens. Nazma Khanam, a businesswoman died after she was attacked in Jamaica Hills. Mayor Bill de Blasio condoling her […]

A highly revered Muslim priest MaulanaAkonjee(left) and one of his associates were dead in broad daylight in Queens, New York, August 13. A New York man, Oscar Morel (right) has been charged with the double murder of a Imam and his friend.
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Man charged with shooting dead US Imam and friend

NEW YORK (TIP): New York Police said late on Monday, August 15, that Oscar Morel, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder over the deaths of Imam Maulana Akonjee, 55, and Thara Uddin, […]

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NYCEDC Seeks New Tenant for Hunts Point Food Distribution Center

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified food manufacturing, wholesale and/or distribution companies to lease 2.18 acres including a […]

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NYCEDC Seeks New Tenant for Hunts Point Food Distribution Center

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified food manufacturing, wholesale and/or distribution companies to lease 2.18 acres including a built 27,000 square foot […]

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NEW YORK CITY (TIP): On July 7, 2016, Commissioner Nisha Agarwal of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) held a press briefing at CUNY’s Center for Community and Ethnic Media to inform immigrant New […]

Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, October 8, that starting on December 7, families will be able to apply online, over the phone, or in person at a Family Welcome Center through a single application
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Chancellor Fariña announces 63 high schools to offer new advanced placement courses for 2016-17 through AP for all

NEW YORK (TIP): Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has announced that this fall, 63 high schools will offer new Advanced Placement courses, including 35 that offered no AP courses during the 2015-16 school year. The expansion comes in the first […]

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau discuss cooperation

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor de Blasio and Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau met, May 17, at City Hall to discuss their shared priorities and the international partnership between the global capitals. Both mayors agreed on […]


Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with new London Mayor Mr. Khan

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke, May 10, with newly elected Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to congratulate him on his historic victory. The mayors recounted their meeting in Manchester two years ago, where Mayor de Blasio […]

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NYCEDC And CUNY Launch IN2NYC H1B sponsorship Program For International Entrepreneurs

Program Will Support 80 Entrepreneurs and Create More Than 700 New Jobs for New Yorkers in First Three Years Alone Entrepreneurs Will Be Required to Base Business at CUNY Incubators, Bringing Employment and Education Opportunities […]

Winter Storm Jonas - East Coast braces for the "textbook" storm Jonas
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Winter Storm Jonas to hit East Coast

NEW YORK (TIP): The monstrous winter storm is coming to disrupt life, starting Friday, January 22. After an initial round of snow and ice, Storm Jonas will turn into a major snowstorm for the East […]

Council Member Peter Koo appreciated the Mayor's order for six weeks of paid parental leave to non- unionized city employees
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Council Member Peter Koo supports Paid Parental Leave

FLUSHING, NY( TIP)  Council Member Peter Koo stated, January 7, in a statement  to The Indian Panorama that he thanked Mayor Bill de Blasio  for his  order to provide six weeks of paid parental leave […]

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Banning Smoking in Public Housing Is a ‘Commendable Goal’, says Mayor de Blasio

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio said, November 13, that he supported a federal proposal to ban smoking in all public housing nationwide, though he admitted there were challenges with enforcement his administration “would […]

Mr. Harishchandra Mistry Honored: L to R : H. R. Shah, Ambassador Vijay Nambiar, Mrs. And Mr. Harishchandra Mistry, Ambassador Dnyaneshwar Mulay, Mrs. Damini and Mr. Girish Soni and Mr. Kenny Desai
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Ancient Wisdom in Modern Times at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, has been functioning in the USA since 1981 and is committed to the promotion of Indian culture and values through the media of arts, languages and literature. It […]