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California law bars discrimination against Sikhs, Muslims

Washington (TIP): California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills aimed at battling workplace discrimination against Sikhs and Muslims by shunting workers wearing turbans, beards and hijabs to backroom jobs out of public view. “This […]

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United States

India takes up case of child in foster care in US

NEW YORK (TIP): The Consulate General of India in New York has taken up with the US authorities the case relating to an Indian child, Indrashish Saha, who is currently in Children’s Specialized Hospital, New […]

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Indian-American Forum offersinternships in USCongress and WH

TAMPA, FL (TIP): An Indian-American forum has announced internship program for young members of the community in the US Congress and the White House with the aim of creating political awareness among them. Noting that […]

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Mangano, Venditto, Bobby Kumar Honored at India Day Parade Gala

LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): Woodlands at the Greens was a beehive of activity on September 9th with 300 prominent personalities, dignitaries, community and business leaders, IDP USA Team comprising of the IDP USA event Conveners […]

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India

DMK minister in the line of fire

Chennai (tip): A DMK minister is now in the line of fire in the coal scam. As reported by the national daily, Times of India, Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting S Jagathrakshakan is […]

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AS I SEE IT – China thrives in soft corner with two-track U.S. strategy

The U.S. strategy long has been geared against the rise of any hegemonic power in Asia and for a stable balance of power. Yet, as its 2006 national security strategy report acknowledges, the United States […]

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Africa

Coal blocks for private firms, CIL sent to Africa

NEW DELHI (TIP): State-run Coal India Limited’s pleas for coal blocks may have fallen on deaf ears but the government did not hesitate in asking the Maharatna company to go as far overseas as Mozambique […]

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Europe

SM Krishna arrives in Pakistan with mandate to build trust

Islamabad (TIP): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on September 7 arrived inIslamabad on a three-day visit to Pakistan to hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar, saying he had come with a mandate […]

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Europe

‘Chinese defence minister’s India visit a success’

Beijing (TIP): Terming Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie’s visit to India a success, China on Thursday said the two countries had agreed to push forwards relations and step up military to military exchanges. Gen […]

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Business & Economics

Rural spending outpaces urban consumption

Mumbai (TIP): Rural spending outpaced urban consumption in the two years up to 2011-12, the first time in nearly 25 years, according to a study by Crisil Research. This, according to Crisil, was fuelled by […]

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Business & Economics

We can double exports by 2015, says Commerce Secretary

New Delhi (TIP): The Government’s target of doubling exports to $500 billion by 2015 is achievable, said S.R. Rao, Commerce Secretary. Speaking on the sidelines of a Confederation of Indian Industry Export summit here, he […]

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Business & Economics

CBDT unveils guidlines for advance pricing arrangements

India has allowed multinationals to ascertain in advance their potential tax liability relating to transactions with their Indian arms, a mechanism that can help address the frequent transfer pricing disputes. The Central Board of Direct […]

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Business & Economics

Indian drug companies break into world’s fastest growing list

Mumbai (tip): In yet another instance of India Inc occupying a larger seat in the global league tables, three out of the top 10 fastest-growing generic companies globally are now from India. Besides being an […]

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United States

Badal Responds Summons Not Properly Served

Requests 90 Days Extension to Defend Charges of Human Rights Violation NEW YORK (TIP): Responding to the US Court Summons, Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of State of Punjab in India through its attorneys sought […]

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United States

Congress activists Protest attempts to malign the party and India government

Juned Qazi, Atma Singh, Zinda Singh, Karamjit Dhaliwal and their supporters hold a protest demonstration near the Consulate General of India on the sidewalk of the busy Fifth Avenue in New York City September 2 […]

United States

H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj brings Meditation to its Spiritual Roots

AMITYVILLE, NY (TIP): H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj brought his message of transformation through meditation to the metro New York region on Labor Day Weekend, August 31 – September 2, 2102. His talks and […]

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6 spacewalks of 44 hrs, Sunita sets new record

MUMBAI (TIP): Indian- American astronaut Sunita Williams has set a world record for the maximum number of spacewalks by a woman astronaut. A Nasa announcement on September 6 said that 47-yearold Williams surpassed Peggy Whitson […]

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Armed intervention should be used as a last resort: India

Addressing an informal dialogue of the UNGA on the Secretary General’s report on ‘Responsibility to Protect (R2P), India‘s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri said, “”Armed intervention should be a measure […]

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India: PM not silent anymore : Breaks silence but only on the article published by Washington Post

India: PM not silent anymore : Breaks silence but only on the article published by Washington Post Full story to follow

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Incredible India

Breathe in the fresh mountain air of Sikkim

Bordered by China, Nepal and Bhutan, Sikkim has long been regarded as one of the last Himalayan Shangri-las. Because of its remoteness and the fact that permits are required, Sikkim isn’t the most accessible area […]

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India

China calls Arunachal Pradesh ‘southern Tibet’

NEW DELHI (TIP): China “illegally” refers to Arunachal Pradesh as south Tibet and claims around 90,000 sq km of Indian territory there, Rajya Sabha was informed on August 30. “China disputes the international boundary between […]

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India

Make hallmarking of gold mandatory, CAG tells Govt

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Indian penchant for gold and absence of any measures to protect consumers from unscrupulous jewellers has prompted the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to ask the government to enforce compulsory hallmarking […]

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India

LS passes 2 Bills amid pandemonium

NEW DELHI (TIP): Even as the BJP stalled Parliament for the seventh consecutive day on Aug 30, the ruling UPA managed to get passed two important Bills in the Lok Sabha amid pandemonium. This was […]

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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea

NEW DELHI (TIP): Ahead of Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie’s visit, New Delhi Thursday reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and backed freedom of navigation in South China Sea, a territory […]

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China defense chief plans rare India trip, to discuss border

NEW DELHI (TIP): China‘s defense minister is due to visit India next week to seek deeper military ties, in a rare trip seen as a sign Beijing wants to stabilize its heavily fortified Himalayan border […]