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Trump says he supports larger coronavirus relief package

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, Oct 15  he was willing to support a comprehensive COVID-19 coronavirus relief package larger than $1.8 trillion to make a deal with Democrats and get a […]

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Beware of the consequences of disregarding recommendations of health experts

Politicians all over the world, by and large, are guided by similar lust for power. For them, all is fair in love and war. Their standards of morality are grounded deep in immorality. Of course, […]

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Indian-Origin Couple’s Drive-in Wedding in UK

 LONDON (TIP):  An Indian-origin couple, keen not to delay their wedding plans despite a strict restriction on the number of guests allowed to assemble under England’s coronavirus lockdown rules, are celebrating this week after pulling off […]

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Implications of Donald Trump testing positive for COVID-19

Medical experts say that Donald Trump falls in the highest risk category for serious complications from COVID-19 as he is 74 years old and obese A rally scheduled for October 2 in Florida has been […]

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COVID-19 could fuel more conflict, poverty, starvation, says UN

26 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and more than 860,000 deaths. Roughly a third of the cases and fatalities are in countries affected by humanitarian or refugee crises, or those facing high levels of vulnerability. […]

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India’s Ambassador to US urges students not to panic as COVID-19 Pandemic is Temporary

WASHINGTON (TIP): India‘s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has given a pep talk to Indian students here and urged them not to panic over the “uncertainties” surrounding their academic sessions, saying the COVID-19 […]

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India is a constructive, dependable actor globally

Through the pandemic, it has not only met its domestic requirements but taken a range of steps for global good “We reaffirmed our position as first responder to humanitarian crises in the region by deploying […]

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Indian Origin Tech Executive Charged with COVID-Relief Fraud and Money Laundering

SEATTLE (TIP): A Washington tech executive of Indian origin was taken into custody July 23 and charged with fraudulently seeking over $5.5 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and laundering the proceeds. Mukund Mohan, […]

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Indian Origin former Long Island doctor pleads guilty to conspiring to illegally distribute Oxycodone

NEW YORK (TIP): On July 27, in federal court in Central Islip, Tameshwar Ammar, a former medical doctor in Roslyn, New York, pleaded guilty via teleconference to conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone. Ammar was indicted […]

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US coronavirus death toll passes 150,000: Johns Hopkins

The country recorded more than 4.38 million total cases. WASHINGTON (TIP): More than 150,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the United States, according to a tally maintained by Johns Hopkins University. The world’s worst-hit […]

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India now has fifth highest COVID-19 fatality count in the world

Health Ministry flags high human cost of herd immunity   NEW DELHI (TIP): In a densely populated country like India, herd immunity cannot be a strategic option because this will come at a very high […]

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U.S. records over 1,000 new coronavirus deaths for a second day in a row

Over 142,000 lives have been lost to the virus in the United States over the last five months, the highest in the world. WASHINGTON (TIP): The deaths from the novel coronavirus in the United States […]

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Indian-origin nurse in Singapore conferred with President’s Award

SINGAPORE (TIP):  A 59-year-old Indian-origin nurse in Singapore has been conferred with the President’s Award for Nurses for serving on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kala Narayanasamy was among the five nurses given the […]

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Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council, USA in collaboration with Consulate General of India Launches a Series of Webinars

The first  Webinar on Augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge organized on June 1 NEW YORK (TIP) :The first webinar on June 1  focused on augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge. The panelists […]

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Pandemic has ushered in the new normal

The pandemic unlocked hidden energy in governments. The lethargy and inertia in governance disappeared without any loss of time as the threat to the common man’s life and livelihood was perilous. It led to prompt […]

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US still ‘knee-deep’ in first wave of coronavirus, says Dr. Fauci

Coronavirus  hot spots should pause reopening, not shut down again, recommends infectious diseases expert WASHINGTON (TIP): States with spiking coronavirus cases still can contain them by pausing their reopening processes, rather than shutting down a […]

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Indian Origin Founder of South African Hindu political party dies of Covid

JOHANNESBURG (TIP): Jayraj Bachu, a founding member and national leader of South Africa’s only Hindu political party, has succumbed to Covid-19. He was 75. The Durban resident Bachu was cremated on Saturday, July 4. Bachu’s […]

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Indian -Origin Lawyer in UAE Helps Over 2,000 Fellow Citizens amid the Pandemic

DUBAI  (TIP): An Indian -origin lawyer in the UAE has helped over 2,000 stranded and jobless blue-collar compatriots with free legal paperwork to facilitate their return back home, according to a media report on Saturday. Sheela […]

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Keys to a Successful Business Reopening

A successful business reopening must include a carefully thought out plan that complies with relevant federal, state and local guidelines, prioritizes health and safety, and communicates a clear and consistent message to employees, customers and […]

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Supreme Court Orders States to provide free food, shelter and travel to migrant workers

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Supreme Court on Thursday, May 28, ordered states to provide free food and shelter to thousands of migrant workers stranded in various parts of the country due to COVID-19 lockdown. A […]

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More than 43 Million file for unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON (TIP): More than 4 million U.S. workers filed for jobless benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday, May 21. That brings the total number of people applying for aid to more than 43 […]