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US Coronavirus deaths surpass 450K; daily toll continues to be high

50,000 new fatalities in the last two weeks alone WASHINGTON (TIP): Coronavirus deaths in the United States surpassed 450,000 on Thursday, February 4, and daily deaths remain stubbornly high at more than 3,000 a day, […]

United States

Biden keeps out Democrats with RSS links

Obama administration staffer Sonal Shah as well as Amit Jani, who worked on the Biden campaign team have so far been excluded NEW YORK (TIP): As strategists parse the nearly 20 Indian-Americans appointed in the […]

Misc

Trump wrote a ‘generous’ letter before departing White House: Biden

Says because it was private, “I will not talk about it until I talk to him” WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Joe Biden has said his predecessor Donald Trump has left him a “very generous” letter […]

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Two British Sikhs in UK charged with street fight with swords and knives

LONDON (TIP): Two British Sikh men have been charged following what Scotland Yard described as a large altercation involving swords and knives in Southall, west London. Sukwir Singh, 22, and Lakha Singh, 29, both residents […]

Breaking News

Indian-Origin Woman Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver in UK

Nirpal Shergill LONDON (TIP): Scotland Yard launched an appeal on Thursday, Jan 21 for witnesses and anyone with dash-cam footage to come forward as it named a 61-year-old Indian-origin woman as the victim of a fatal […]

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Indian American Rohit Chopra Named Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President-elect Joe Biden today named Indian American Rohit Chopra as the head of a federal agency tasked with protecting the interests of consumers financials. If confirmed by the Senate, Mr Chopra will succeed […]

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Indian – Origin 15-Year-Old Girl in Dubai Helps Recycle 25 Tons of E-waste

DUBAI (TIP): A Dubai-based 15-year-old Indian – origin girl has launched a campaign, which helped in the recycling of 25 tons of electronic waste in the Gulf nation, according to a media report on Friday. Riva […]

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Indian American Garima Verma named digital director in Office of the First Lady

WASHINGTON (TIP): Incoming First Lady Jill Biden has named Indian American Garima Verma as her digital director and Michael LaRosa press secretary, the Biden transition team said here. Biden also announced additional members to the […]

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Indian American Vidur Sharma Appointed as Covid Testing Adviser

WASHINGTON (TIP): Joe Biden has named Indian-American health policy expert Vidur Sharma as testing advisor in his COVID-19 Response Team, as the US President-elect laid out his ambitious goal to intensify vaccinations across the country to […]

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Indian American Uzra Zeya Named as under secretary at State Department

WASHINGTON (TIP):An Indian American who quit her State Department job denouncing the Trump administration’s alleged racial and sexist bias in 2018 has been tapped by President-elect Joe Biden to be his Under Secretary for Civilian […]

Breaking News

Indian–Origin Canadian Sikh Minister Navdeep Bains quits Justin Trudeau govt.

TORONTO (TIP): Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has made a former astronaut his new foreign minister in a Cabinet reshuffle sparked by the sudden resignation of high-profile Indian-origin Canadian Sikh minister Navdeep Bains. He is unlikely […]

India

Farm laws on hold: Panel composition thwarts forward movement

By putting on hold the implementation of the three controversial farm laws until further orders, the Supreme Court has said it is trying to solve the problem in the best way. There is little room […]

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Senators Must Stand Up For America

President Donald Trump has the rare distinction of being impeached twice by the House of Representatives. Just as he created history in 2016 by getting elected after beating 16 Republicans in primaries, and finally defeating […]

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The Indian American Action Group seeks to promote community

NEW YORK (TIP) New York based The Indian American Action Group (IAAG) is a bipartisan movement launched by a group of visionary Indian Americans. These individuals have achieved positions of leadership across a broad range […]

Indian Americans

4 Indian Americans and FIA honored with Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

The Federation of Indian Associations of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut (FIA-Tristate) and four individual Indian Americans have been conferred 2021 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA), the highest honor for overseas Indians. The awards […]

Indian Americans

Indian-Origin Minister in UK Cabinet Appointed President of UN Climate Summit

Nirpal Singh Shergill LONDON (TIP): Alok Sharma, one of the Indian-origin ministers in UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet, on Friday, January 8, relinquished his role as Business Secretary in a mini-reshuffle to take sole charge […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans Neha Gupta and Reema Shah Named by  Joe Biden to Office of White House Counsel

WASHINGTON  (TIP): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday, January 11,  named two Indian Americans – Neha Gupta  and Reema Shah – to the Office of the White House Counsel. Ms Shah, who had served on the […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Sabrina Singh Named White House Deputy Press Secretary

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Sabrina Singh has been named as the White House Deputy Press Secretary in the upcoming Joe Biden administration in the US. Ms Singh was Press Secretary to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Lawmaker Ro Khanna Sees Two challenges before America after Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (TIP): In the aftermath of the Capital riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald TrumpIndian American lawmaker Ro Khanna believes America faces two challenges on the economic and cultural fronts to rebuild faith in democracy. […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Tests Positive for COVID-19 

WASHINGTON  (TIP): Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said on Tuesday, January 12 ,  that she has tested positive for coronavirus after being locked down in a secured room at the US Capitol where several Republican lawmakers […]

Hinduism

Lord Venkateshwara – Supreme avatar of Lord Vishnu

Among the greatest almighty mentioned in Hindu Scriptures, Lord Venkateshwara is believed to be one of the sacred avatars of Lord Vishnu. Venkateswara is said to be a human avatar of Lord Vishnu which he […]