India

India’s Jeweler to Hollywood stars accused of massive bank fraud

Nirav Modi accused of swindling $1.8 billion, was with Narendra Modi at Davos on Jan 13, 2018 NEW DELHI / MUMBAI (TIP): Nirav Modi, accused of pulling off possibly India’s biggest bank fraud, was posing […]

United States

IALI celebrates Valentine Day sending message of Love, Friendship, Peace and Harmony

HYDE PARK, NY (TIP): India Association of Long Island (IALI) celebrated Valentine Day on Saturday Feb 10 at The Inn At New Hyde Park.  This elegant event was attended by more than 200 very distinguished […]

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Indian American Started Her Own Turmeric Business to Help Indian Farmers

“If white women are going to consume turmeric, how do I make sure brown farmers make as much money off of it as possible?” Indian American Sana Javeri Kadri has had a turmeric latte twice […]

United States

National Congress of American Indians surprised by Elizabeth Warren

WASHINGTON (TIP) :  Sen. Elizabeth Warren on February 14th said that President Donald Trump is disrespecting Native Americans by referring to her as ‘‘Pocahontas,’’ and that while she does not claim membership in any tribe, […]

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Indian American student injured during Florida High School shooting in US

Florida (TIP) : 17 An Indian-American student has sustained injuries ,17 persons, including students , were killed at a Florida high school in the United States by a gun-toting former student, report says. Meanwhile, the […]

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Indian American pleads guilty to passport fraud

Shivam Patel of Williamsburg, VA, did not disclose his foreign trips when he applied to join the army.  An Indian American man, who was arrested last year for making false statements in his application to […]

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Indian Origin Man On Death Row For Drug Charges Wins Acquittal By Singapore’s Top Court

According to the judgement on February 12th , Gopu Jaya Raman successfully proved that he did not know that controlled drugs were hidden in the motorcycle he was riding. Singapore (TIP):An Indian origin Malaysian on […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Man Jailed For Threatening To Kill His Wife

Saying that Mr. Ramachandran was “totally incorrigible”, Community Court Judge Eddy Tham said it was really disturbing that the moment he came out from prison, he started terrorizing his family members. SINGAPORE (TIP):  An Indian origin […]

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Indian Americans become Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology

NEW YORK (TIP) : On Jan. 16, The American Academy of Microbiology announced it’s 2018 Fellows amongst which four are Indian Americansout of 96 , according to a press release. The Indian American Fellows are […]

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Indian American Rockefeller Foundation president to visit India to help the government electrify villages across the country

Cambridge, US (TIP) : Rajiv J Shah, the Indian American president of the Rockefeller Foundation, will visit India on February 12th  as part of the US-based philanthropic organization’s efforts to help the government electrify villages […]

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Indian Origin Student Commits Suicide At University In UAE

The Dubai Police said that the victim had jumped from the fifth floor of the building at the Murdoch University campus. DUBAI (TIP):  A 19-year-old Indian Origin boy has committed suicide by allegedly jumping from a […]

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Amazon to Roll Out Delivery at Whole Foods

DALLAS (TIP): The online retailing giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon‘s $99-a-year Prime membership, an Associated Press report says. The move is […]

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Indian American Raj Shah answers immigration, other issues in historic White House Press briefing

WASHINGTON DC (TIP): Indian American, Raj Shah, 32, began his temporary stint at the press briefing Feb. 8, to fill the shoes of Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders who is away on a well-earned vacation. […]

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Indian American journalist Natasha Verma distributes cap wigs to cancer patients

BOSTON (TIP): NBC Boston anchor Natasha Verma felt a lump on her neck last year, and soon she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 23-year-old Indian American lost all her hair from chemotherapy and found […]

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Indian American doctor with two others charged with health care fraud

WASHINGTON (TIP): An Indian American doctor and two others in the US have been charged in an indictment filed for their alleged participation in a health care kickback scheme. 60-year-old Indian American doctor Padmini Nagaraj, […]

United States

Grand Republic Day Celebration on Long Island

LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): The Coalition of Indian Organizations of Long Island celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India on January 31, attended by the Consul General of India in New York, Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty, […]

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Indian Origin Anesthetist Commits Suicide over Divorce in UK

LONDON (TIP):  An Indian origin anesthetist who was heartbroken after receiving divorce papers from his wife committed suicide by taking an overdose of a cocktail of drugs in the East Midlands region of England, a probe […]

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Indian American Philanthropist’s SM Sehgal Foundation makes presentation at 56th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development

NEW YORK (TIP): When citizens work towards moving up on the ladder of prosperity, development goals are automatically met, Ajay Pandey, the CEO of the SM Sehgal Foundation, told the United Nations’ 56th Session of […]

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Indian American Sikh man’s Gas Station vandalized in Kentucky

KENTUCKY (TIP): A gas station and convenience store owned by an Indian American Sikh man in Greenup County, Kentucky, was defaced with racial slurs, and “white power” symbols and “swastikas.” According to the WSAZ news […]

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Indian Origin Hotelier in Nepal Arrested for Drug Trafficking

KATHMANDU (TIP):  An Indian Origin hotelier in Nepal who was wanted by the Interpol, was arrested on February 3rd, on charges of drug trafficking. Mashkoor Ahmad Lari was arrested from the Maharajgunj area of Kathmandu, said […]

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Indian Origin Girl Cracks UK’s Math Hall of Fame

LONDON (TIP):  An eight-year-old Indian origin school girl has entered the UK’s Mathletics Hall of Fame, an online mathematics based competitive tool aimed at primary school pupils. Sohini Roy Chowdhury competed with primary school pupils from […]

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Indian American High School Girl Nominated as 2018 US Presidential Scholar in the Arts

WASHINGTON DC (TIP): Indian American Shreyah Mohanselvan of Gahanna, Ohio, has been nominated in the Dance discipline amongst the nine artistic disciplines, chosen by YoungArts, the sole nominating agency for 2018 US Presidential Scholar in […]

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INDIAN AMERICANS AMONG OAKLAND COUNTY’S ELITE 40 UNDER 40

OAKLAND (TIP):  Indian Americans Shantha Kumari Rajendran, 36, and Adi Sethi, 27, have been named among Oakland County’s Elite 40 Under 40. According to the information posted on the county’s website, County Executive L. Brooks […]

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Indian American Researcher at University of Arizona named Regents’ Professor

TUSCAN, AZ (TIP): An Indian America, Hoshin Gupta, researcher at the University of Arizona has been named Regents’ Professor, the state’s highest faculty rank. He has been a member of the faculty of the Department […]