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How City Hall Saved Local News

By Sarah Bartlett and Julie Sandorf At a time when newsrooms nationwide are laying off reporters and some are closing down, a program begun by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has been helping to sustain […]


“Open Letter”- Donald Trump – Covid 19 Tsunami ravages India

APRIL 14, 2020 [email protected] FAX: 212-545-0967 H.E. Donald J. Trump President of the United States of America H.E. Nancy Pelosi Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives H.E. Addison Mitchell McConnell, Jr. Majority Leader, U.S. Senate Re: […]


“Open Letter” -US President Joe Biden- Covid 19 Tsunami ravages India

APRIL 13, 2021 [email protected]OM FAX: 212-545-0967 H.E. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President of the United States of America H.E. Nancy Pelosi Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives H.E. Chuck Schumer Majority Leader, U.S. Senate Re: 1 […]


“Open Letter” – PM Narendra Modi- Covid 19 Tsunami ravages India

MAY 6, 2021 [email protected] FAX: 212-545-0967 H.E. Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India Re:  “Open Letter” – in re as Covid 19 Tsunami ravages India, the need for the “raw truth” of this lab-created biowarfare […]


Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 93 mn: Johns Hopkins

The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 93 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.99 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center […]

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Dr. Ajay Lodha Passes away

A dear friend has departed , leaving a vaccum in my life and in the life of the larger Indian American community. Dr. Ajay Lodha, a physician and a former President of national AAPI, the […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]