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India Secures UNSC Non-Permanent Membership with Unanimous Support of Asia-Pacific Group

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): In an extremely significant diplomatic victory for India, the Asia-Pacific group of the world body, including Pakistan and China, unanimously endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security […]


World leaders Congratulate Modi: Great things are in store for US-India partnership, says Trump

World leaders on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his landslide victory for a second term in office. Congratulatory messages from various parts of the world poured in. While most of them congratulated him over […]

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IDC Honors Indian Soldiers on Armistice Day, 11 November 2018 in France

NEW YORK(TIP): On the November 11, 2018, the centennial of the Armistice ending World War 1, members of the Indian Diaspora Council International(IDC) led by IDC president Mr. Ashook Ramsaranof New York, USA, participated in […]


Celebration of National “Bastille” Day 2018 in France

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian Diaspora Council International (IDC) congratulates the people of France on the 229th anniversary of Bastille Day, the La Fête Nationale, commemorating the day in 1789 when crowds stormed the Bastille, […]

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President Trump to attend G7 Summit, in part

The two-day meeting will be dominated by the possibility of a trade war – prompted by the US levies of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum WASHINGTON(TIP): After initial dithering, […]


Can the 3 Ms save Iran deal?

By Arun Kumar The Macron-Merkel-May trio hopes to bear upon Trump to keep pact “Besides the Europeans, the looming May 12 deadline also has India worried, as since the end of sanctions, it has greatly […]


UK snaps diplomatic ties with Russia: 23 Russian officials told to leave in a week

British PM May says Moscow behind murderous bid LONDON (TIP): British Prime Minister Theresa May, on March 14, held Russia responsible for the nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter as […]


The French Connections

The Macron visit underlined the growing strategic convergence that draws India and France together “The slew of bilateral agreements and memoranda of understanding signed, the detailed ‘joint statement’ and accompanying ‘vision statements’ on cooperation in […]

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Theater / Films

Socially Relevant Film Festival 2018, NY By Mabel Pais “(This year) we have been able to incorporate films from more (countries) and have been able to hone in on specific social issues in more depth.” […]

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7,620 Indian nationals lodged in foreign jails, highest in Saudi Arabia

Lodged in 86 jails abroad, at least 50 are women NEW DELHI (TIP):  As many as 7,620 Indian nationals are lodged in foreign jails, with the highest number in Saudi Arabia. Of them, at least […]


Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

  MARSEILLE (TIP): Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France‘s tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight. The blaze was the latest of several wind-whipped fires that are ravaging forest and scrubland on […]

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PARIS: France‘s top military chief resigned after a war of words with Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts that tested the new president’s authority. The row between Macron and General Pierre de Villiers erupted last week when the chief of staff told […]

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Trump arrived in Paris to a red carpet welcome with Russia in tow

PARIS (TIP): France rolled out the red carpet, July 13, to welcome Donald Trump on a presidential visit laden with military pomp that the White House hopes will offer respite from a growing scandal back […]


Indian Dr Pradeep Mahajan receives the Paris Appreciation Award

PARIS (TIP): Dr Pradeep V Mahajan, Chairman and Managing Director of StemRx Bioscience Solutions Pvt Ltd received the Paris appreciation award, 2017 for Excellence in stem cell therapy. The award was given by Robby Wells. […]

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Indian American to embark on solo flight around the world

NEW YORK (TIP): On July 4, Ravinder K. Bansal, a retired entrepreneur of Indian origin, will embark on a solo flight around the world in a single-engine Cessna 400 to raise money for a hospital […]


Son of an Indian Immigrant is set to be Ireland’s new leader

Leo Varadkar, the son of an Indian immigrant, is set to be Ireland’s Prime Minister after he won an internal contest to lead the Centre-right Fine Gael, the senior coalition partner in the Republic’s minority government. The outspoken Mr. […]


Russian state has never been involved in hacking: Putin

ST PETERSBURG (TIP): President Vladimir Putin insisted June 1 that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the United States or Europe. But the Russian leader […]


Modi, Putin discuss strategic ties; ink nuclear pact

Modi to meet Trump on June 26 ST PETERSBURG (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg on June 1 and the two countries concluded a much awaited agreement to build the last two […]


Trump meets EU leaders in Brussels

BRUSSELS (TIP): US President Donald Trump met the European Union’s top officials on Thursday in a bid to mend ties with a bloc he deeply alarmed by backing Brexit. Trump arrived for his first ever talks with […]


Iran votes for reform

“Mr. Rouhani’s decisive victory is a shot in the arm for the moderates coming after the elections in February last year for the Parliament and the Assembly of Experts where the moderates and the reformists had registered […]


Emmanuel Macron’s win, a triumph for French liberalism

Emmanuel Macron’s win, a triumph for French liberalism “To say that this was a victory by default would be grossly unfair. In the space of a few years, Mr. Macron has gone from a rather bland […]

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Le Pen, Macron clash in fiery final French debate

PARIS (TIP): French centrist Emmanuel Macron and his far-right presidential rival Marine Le Pen clashed over terrorism, the economy and Europe in a bad-tempered TV debate on Wednesday, that laid bare their profoundly different visions […]


French elections: At the crossroads

French voters have defied predictions time and again. In 1995, Jacques Chirac, a Gaullist conservative who had been trailing in opinion polls, won the presidency. In 2002, they sent Jean-Marie Le Pen, the far-right, Holocaust-denying […]


Paris attack: police officer and suspect shot dead on Champs Elysees in attack claimed by Islamic State

PARIS (TIP): A lone gunman opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard Thursday night, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility […]


Paris exhibition explores racism amid tensions in France

PARIS (TIP): A UNESCO-backed Paris exhibition exploring the psychology behind racism aims to shed light on why racist acts in France are on the rise, and to educate against prejudice. “We and the Others, Prejudices […]