NY/NJ/CT

IALI Annual Fundraising event a Grand Success

UNIONDALE, NY (TIP): India Association of Long Island celebrated Annual Fundraising Gala Dinner on June 30th, 2019 at Marriott, Long Island. The function was attended by about 270 guests.  India Association of Long Island is […]

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India should open up its markets to US, says Noted Economist Panagariya

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): As the Trump administration is repeatedly asking India to open up its market, India should do it for its own benefit, feels noted economist Arvind Panagariya, who served as the first […]

United States

Indian Overseas Congress, USA Opens New Chapter representing Michigan State

MICHIGAN (TIP):  In its continuing efforts to expand  IOC, USA offices throughout USA, IOC, USA opened a New Chapter in Michigan on Sat. June 22, 2019 and installed Mr. Rajwinder Singh Grewal as the Chapter […]

United States

Sadhguru, Shankar Mahadevan, Kapil Dev, Preity Zinta at AAPI Convention

ATLANTA (TIP): Over 2,000 delegates from across the nation are attending the 37th annual convention organized by The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) from July 3rd to July 7th, 2019 at the fabulous […]

Indian Americans

Heartwarming story of Hindu Muslim unity

Manu Shah HOUSTON (TIP): There are plenty of heartwarming stories of Hindu-Muslim unity, but it’ll be hard to top the one that took place in Houston recently. The Indian Muslims Association of Greater Houston (IMAGH) […]

Frontpage News

Structural reforms needed for USD 5 trillion economy, says India’s Finance Minister

NEW DELHI (TIP): India’s finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the first budget of the second term of the Narendra Modi government on July 5. This is also the maiden budget for Sitharaman, who becomes the […]

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TIRLOK MALIK LAUNCHES HAPPY LIFE YOGA, A NEW EDUCATIONAL PLATFORM FOR A HAPPY & HEALTHY LIVING

      NEW YORK CITY (TIP): In honor of International Yoga Day 2019, HAPPY LIFE YOGA, conceptualized by Filmmaker, Restaurateur, and  Ayurveda Speaker, will be launching on June 29th.  The curtain raiser event for […]

India

India-Japan ties to become stronger in ‘New India’, PM Modi tells diaspora

KOBE, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27 said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ‘New India’ as he thanked the Indian diaspora for being part of the […]

India

India and U.S. resolve to work through their trade differences

NEW DELHI (TIP): India and the U.S. resolved to “work through” their differences which have led to an impasse on trade issues as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar hosted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

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Air India Mumbai-Newark Flight Diverted to London after Hoax Bomb Threat

LONDON / NEWARK (TIP): An Air India flight from Mumbai to Newark was diverted to London’s Stansted Airport on Thursday June 27 due to a bomb threat, according to authorities. The Boeing 777-337 was escorted by British fighter jets […]

United States

HAF Honors Kashmiri Pandits, Religion Freedom Advocates, Legislators, Linguists at Annual DC Reception

WASHINGTON (TIP): On Monday June 24th, more than 300 people filled the Foreign Affairs Committee Room in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC for the Hindu American Foundation’s 16th annual Capitol Hill Reception. […]

United States

Indian Envoy woos Silicon Valley Investors for Next Phase of India’s Development

WASHINGTON (TIP): Describing Silicon Valley as the best regional partner of India in the social innovation arena, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla expressed hope that more VC funding from Silicon Valley will […]

Frontpage News

Trump arrives in Osaka for G-20 Summit; to meet Modi, Xi and Putin

OSAKA /WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump on Thursday, June 27, arrived in Osaka, Japan  to attend the G-20 Summit over the weekend and to hold discussions on a host of bilateral and global issues […]

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India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe discuss economy, bullet train

OSAKA, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27,  held wide-ranging talks with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on the global economy, fugitive economic offenders and disaster management, and announced that President Ram […]

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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 […]

Frontpage News

Huge Enthusiasm for Yoga: More than 15,000 people participated in various Yoga Day Celebrations

NEW YORK (TIP): Consulate General of India in collaboration with Friends of Yoga celebrated the 5th International Day of Yoga on June 23rd, 2019 at Fair Bridge Hotel & Conference Center, 195 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, […]

Editorials

Why social media needs to be regulated

By Manish Tewari The big social media platforms are not only monopolies in themselves but also the equivalents of a public square, albeit a digital one. The big five of the virtual civilization are now […]

Opinions

What a $5 trillion economy would look like

        By Pulapre Balakrishnan At the meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog , middle of June, , Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the target of a $5 trillion economy […]

Frontpage News

5th International Day of Yoga Celebrations kick off at the United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): 5th International Day of Yoga celebrations kicked off at the United Nations, with a laser lighting display of Yoga at the iconic United Nations building, June 19. After the overwhelming success of […]

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India dismisses Pak media reports on ‘Resumption of Dialogue’, Islamabad plays down hype

NEW DELHI (TIP): India on June 20 rejected a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi and external affairs minister S Jaishankar made no such […]

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No communication on H-1B visa cap received from US, says India

NEW YORK / NEW DELHI (TIP): According to a media report, the US is considering restrictions on H-1B visa that allow foreign professionals to work in that country. However, India has not received any communication […]

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International Day of Yoga Celebrations Planned in Houston

Manu Shah HOUSTON, TX (TIP): The Consulate General of India, Houston in collaboration with Friends of Yoga, is organizing several events across Texas to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga. This ancient Indian practice […]

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China, Russia to Open up Markets for Indian Trade

NEW YORK / NEW DELHI / BISHKEK (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 13,  received assurances of significant trade and investment opportunities in bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President […]

Other News

US Secretary of State Pompeo to Visit India to ‘Broaden and Deepen Partnerships’

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US Department of State announced that U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo would visit New Delhi at the end of June. “Secretary Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and the […]

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Air India Regional Manager Bhuvana Rao Promoted as General Manager

NEW YORK (TIP): Ms Bhuvana Rao, Air India  Regional Manager, Americas, has been promoted as General Manager , Southern Region. She will be based in Chennai overseeing Air India’s operations in the fast-growing Southern states […]