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CDC broadens guidance on Americans facing risk of severe Covid-19

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday broadened its warning about who is at risk of developing severe disease from Covid-19 infection, suggesting even younger people who are obese or have […]

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Indian origin doctor beats COVID-19 to feature in Hollywood flick

NEW YORK /ROHTAK (TIP): Nephrologist Dr Pooja Bhatia Malhotra, who hails from Rohtak, had contracted the deadly disease coronavirus while treating her patients. The doctor, who is currently in the USA, resumed work after defeating […]

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FIA Chairman Ramesh Patel Passes Away

EDISON, NJ (TIP): Ramesh Patel, Chairman for life of Federation of Indian Associations NY/NJ/ CT (FIA), the organization which organizes India Day Parade in New York, to mark India’s Independence Day , died today , […]

Coronavirus

Indian American Led Researchers Develop Experimental Rapid COVID-19 Test

NEW YORK (TIP): Scientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) developed an experimental diagnostic test for COVID-19 that can visually detect the presence of the virus in 10 minutes. It uses a […]

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A Webinar on Augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge

NEW YORK (TIP): Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council, USA in collaboration with Consulate General of India, NY has started a Webinar series. The first webinar is scheduled for June 1st, 2020 on Augmenting US […]

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Trump says he won’t close the country if second wave of coronavirus hits

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump said “we are not closing our country” if the U.S. is hit by a second wave of coronavirus infections. “People say that’s a very distinct possibility, it’s standard,” Trump said […]

Coronavirus

Covid-19 probe

India poised to play key role in course correction The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been receiving more brickbats than bouquets for its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. The UN health body finds itself caught […]

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New Jersey Gradually Lifting Lockdown Restrictions for Strategic Economic Restart

Bidisha Roy TRENTON, NJ (TIP): New Jersey continues to rank second in the country after New York with at least 151,472 cases and 10,843 deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the outbreak began March 4. On […]

Business & Economics

Pathways to a more resilient economy

  The redesign of economies, of businesses, and our lives, must begin with questions about purpose. What is the purpose of economic growth? What is the purpose of businesses and other institutions? What is the […]

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U.S. Senator Richard Burr steps aside as committee chair in view of FBI stock trades probe

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Senator Richard Burr will step aside as chairman of the powerful Senate Intelligence Committee, after the FBI seized his mobile telephone in a major escalation of a probe of his stock trades […]

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Cuomo says 21% of NYC found infected with coronavirus in random tests

ALBANY, NY (TIP): New York State Governor Cuomo said a shocking 21% of people from the five boroughs of New York City who were tested outside supermarkets were found inflicted with COVID-19. Men slightly outnumbered […]

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Get answers to Economic Impact Payment questions

  WASHINGTON  (TIP): The IRS is regularly updating the Economic Impact Payment  and the Get My Payment tool frequently asked questions pages on IRS.gov as more information becomes available. Taxpayers should check the FAQs often […]

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Governor Cuomo Favors Reopening but insists on Wherewithal to do it: Federal Funding and Testing

NEW YORK (TIP): In his Coronavirus briefing, Saturday, April 18, New York State  Governor Andrew  underlined the need for federal funding to the State  in order to reopen the State. Governor Cuomo  said there was […]

Asia

India’s international response to Covid-19

    By Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji India’s international response to the challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated her global leadership as a reliable first responder to humanitarian crises.   India’s international response to […]

Coronavirus

India’s Governance Response to Covid-19

Government of India is acutely aware of the need to balance our central concern about the welfare of our citizens with our global responsibilities.             On April 14, 2020 Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of […]

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Indian Origin British Parliamentarian Lisa Nandy is appointed UK Shadow Minister

Lisa Nandy said her first focus will be on the “pressing matter” of Britons stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic worldwide lockdown. LONDON (TIP): Indian-origin British parliamentarian Lisa Nandy on Monday promised a constructive […]

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Indian American Student at UVA Develops Coronavirus Tracker

NEW YORK (TIP): TrackCorona, a COVID-19 tracking website developed by two University of Virginia students, James Yun and Soukarya Ghosh, and friends at Virginia Tech and Stanford University, is proving to be a valuable public […]

Coronavirus

Businesses Indulging in Price Gouging

  NEW YORK (TIP): Despite of administration’s strict warning against Price Gouging, Indian businesses, particularly grocers are taking advantage of the situation and  indulging in price gouging . It is really a shame they are […]