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The GITCC in association with Consulate General of India, New York organizes 2nd edition of the Webinar Series “Augmenting US India Trade Relations – 2020”

NEW YORK (TIP): The Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council in association with the Consulate General of India,  New York organized  the second webinar in the series “Augmenting US India Trade Relations – 2020” on […]

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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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Beating China at its game

Curbs are important, but India must work with other regional & global powers “We are now seeing the beginning of movements across many parts of the world, and particularly across Asia, objecting to China’s territorial […]

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India to Play Leading Role in Global Revival: PM Modi

Bidisha Roy LONDON (TIP): In his first major speech to a global audience since the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, July 9,  assured the world that India will play a leading role in global […]

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Supreme Court rules Manhattan prosecutor may see Trump’s financial records

WASHINGTON (TIP): In a pair of historic rulings on Thursday, July 9,  the U.S. Supreme Court rejected President Trump’s claim of absolute immunity under the law. The vote was 7 to 2 in cases involving […]

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Sandeep Chakravorty Named New Joint Secretary of AMS (Americas) Division

Bidisha Roy NEW YORK (TIP): Sandeep Chakravorty, India’s former Consul General in New York who left the city June 28 after completion of an overwhelming successful tenure, has been named  the new joint secretary of […]

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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 American Vinay Kumar Appointed Distinguished Service Professor at University of Chicago

CHICAGO (TIP): Prof Vinay Kumar has been named the Lowell T. Coggeshall Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Pathology at University of Chicago. Kumar is a pioneer in the field of the cellular and molecular […]

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Indian American Vijay Shanker Nominated by Trump as Associate Judge of Columbia Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald J. Trump June 25 announced his intent to nominateVijay Shanker, of the District of Columbia, to serve as Associate Judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Vijay Shanker […]

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Indian Origin UPenn Professor Rakesh Vohra Wins SIGecom Test of Time Award

NEW YORK (TIP): Rakesh Vohra, George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor at Penn, has won the 2020 SIGecom Test of Time Award for his paper, “Calibrated Learning and Correlated Equilibrium.” The SIGecom Test of […]

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58 Indian-origin executives employ over 3.6 million globally, account for $1 trillion in revenue

NEW YORK (TIP): A group of 58 Indian-origin executives heading various companies across 11 different countries, including the US, Canada and Singapore, collectively employ more than 3.6 million people and account for a combined USD […]

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Indian American MIT School of Science Professor Receives Tenure for 2020

BOSTON (TIP): Indian origin Yogesh Surendranath is among nine faculty members in the MIT School of Science who have been granted tenure by MIT. Solving environmental challenges by studying and manipulating chemical reactions is the […]

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Indian American Charged with Destruction of Federal Property

PORTLAND (TIP): An Indian American is among seven people who have been arrested and face federal charges for their roles in weekend riots at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Acting Homeland Security […]

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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 American Houston-Area Cardiologist Settles Allegations

HOUSTON (TIP): Advanced Cardiovascular Care Center P.A. and its owner and administrator have agreed to pay $400,000 to resolve allegations they violated the False Claims Act (FCA), announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Owner Dr. […]

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Celebrating 4th of July

4th of July is so different this year. COVID-19 has struck down all traditional ceremonies, leaving Americans  to celebrate the event in a shorter edition, with limited ceremonial celebration. The pomp, pageantry, parades, shows, games, […]

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Two Indian- Origin agricultural experts named by UN chief to scientific group for 2021 food summit

UNITED NATIONS  (TIP): Two eminent Indian – origin agricultural experts have been named members of an international scientific group, aimed to offer foremost scientific evidence for sustainable food systems, established by UN chief Antonio Guterres […]

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Two Indian Americans Siddhartha Mukherjee, Raj Chetty honored as ‘Great Immigrants’

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Pulitzer Prize–winning physician author Siddhartha Mukherjee and Harvard economist Raj Chetty figure among 38 naturalized US citizens on Carnegie Corporation of New York’s 2020 list of ‘Great Immigrants’ for their […]

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Indian-origin Jayant Krishna appointed as new CEO for UKIBC

LONDON, UK (TIP): The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief Executive Officer. He will take charge from August 3. […]

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Indian American Medha Raj to lead Biden’s digital campaign

MILWAUKEE (TIP): Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has tapped  Medha Raj’s  talent for his digital campaign. “Excited to share that I’ve joined Joe Biden’s campaign as the Digital Chief of Staff,” said Raj in […]

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Indian American Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna’s ‘sense of hunger’ came from New York

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Michelin-star celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who has won all round praise for distributing over 17 million meals to coronavirus hit in 135 Indian cities, has set the twitter ablaze with […]

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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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The best way to respond to our history of racism: A Truth and Reconciliation Commission

To create lasting change in the United States, we must do more than reform the police. We must reconcile with our history — with race and with racism. And to do that, there is no […]

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The Neoliberal Looting of America

The private equity industry, which has led to more than 1.3 million job losses in the last decade, reveals the truth about free markets. “An examination of the recent history of private equity disproves the […]