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State Bank of India Country Head Ashwini Tewari given a warm Farewell

Community leaders laud the banker’s stellar contribution NEW YORK (TIP):  “The State Bank of India, which is the leading Indian bank, has been here in New York City since 1968. And then in 1973,  we […]

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Sikh community in US to work for development of Punjab

About 70 eminent Sikh leaders from across the country participated in the virtual meeting with India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on July 13 WASHINGTON (TIP): The Sikh community in the US vowed […]

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Indian-American Dr Sampat Shivangi Elected Republican Delegate for Florida Convention

NEW YORK (TIP): Prominent Indian American community leader Dr. Sampat Shivangi has been elected as a Republican delegate for the fifth consecutive term to the party’s August convention in Florida that would formally nominate US […]

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Sikh American Naureen Singh to Serve in US Armed Forces

DENVER, CO (TIP): Following in the footsteps of her father Colonel (Ret.) G.B. Singh, Sikh American Naureen Singh will be serving in the armed forces as an officer. Naureen Singh, 26, a community organizer from Colorado […]

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Indian Origin Mamta Motwani Accapadi Appointed Vice Provost for University Life at Penn

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Mamta Motwani Accapadi has been named vice provost for university life at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Aug. 17. The announcement was made last month by Provost Wendell Pritchett. “I […]

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Five Indian Americans Receive US DoE Early Career Award

BOSTON (TIP): The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) recently announced the names of 76 scientists who have been selected for their 2020 Early Career Research Program. The list includes five Indian Americans. They are: Arun Devaraj, […]

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Indian American World Renowned Microbiologist Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty Passes Away

CHICAGO (TIP): Indian American Microbiologist Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty, who is most notable for his creation of a biology-based solution for cleaning up toxic spills using Burkholderia cepacia, or B. cepacian, passed away July 10 in […]

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Indian Origin Senate Candidate Sara Gideon Wins Democratic Primary from Maine

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian origin Democrat Sara Gideon, the speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, on Tuesday July 14 formally became the Democratic nominee to challenge Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. “We did it! […]

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Indian Origin Rik Mehta Wins GOP New Jersey Senate Primary

TRENTON, NJ (TIP): Former U.S. Food and Drug Administration official Dr Rik Mehta has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate from New Jersey and will take on incumbent Democrat Cory Booker in the general […]

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Global Indian Trade and Cultural Council, USA in collaboration with Consulate General of India Launches a Series of Webinars

The first  Webinar on Augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge organized on June 1 NEW YORK (TIP) :The first webinar on June 1  focused on augmenting US-India Healthcare Relations under Covid Challenge. The panelists […]

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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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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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Indian American Congressman lashes out at Trump for withdrawing from WHO

Parminder Aujla SACRAMENTO (TIP): Indian origin Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation heavily criticized President Trump after he formally withdrew the United States […]

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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 […]