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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Opinions

BJP bag of tricks & deceit

      By Rajeev Dhavan “If the BJP wins J&K by such plans, it will be at the expense of the unity and integrity of India, of which the state is an indelible part. India […]

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No Narendra Modi-Imran Khan Meeting Planned on the Sidelines of SCO, says MEA

NEW DELHI (TIP): There is no confirmation of a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan on the sidelines of the summit meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Ministry […]

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Dr. VK Raju honored with Lifetime achievement Award for medical service par excellence

DALLAS, TX (TIP): Founder and President of The Eye Foundation of America  and a renowned Ophthalmologist Dr V K Raju  was honored  by North America Telugu Society (NATS) at  their 6th Convention at Irving Convention […]

NY/NJ/CT

Curtain Raiser for the India Day Parade in Hicksville holds out the Promise of a Great Parade

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): IDP USA (India Day Parade) Long Island, New York, first time ever arranged curtain Raiser for Parade on Thursday May 23rd, 2019 Curtain Raiser of Parade which will be held on August […]

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AIA Undertakes Renovation of a Higher Secondary School Building in Kerala

NEW YORK (TIP): Association of Indians in America is the grassroots organization established in 1967 . It is well known for its social, cultural and educational   activities.  AIA has been serving India by sending funds […]

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Sikh Community on Long Island donates generously for Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Documentary

JERICHO , NY (TIP) : Dr. Rajwant Singh who  is making a documentary on Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji to mark the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, the newest and the fifth […]

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2nd Anniversary of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund observed at the UN

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): The 2nd Anniversary of the India-UN Development Partnership Fund was commemorated , June 7, at the UN in an event organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the UN together with […]