Indian Americans

Indian American Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer to collaborate with writer Teju Cole for ‘Blind Spot’

NEW YORK (TIP):  Indian American jazz pianist Vijay Iyer will collaborate with writer and photographer Teju Cole for a spoken prose with a live score event, titled Blind Spot, on February 9 at the Institute of […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Found Guilty of Moving Money for International Drug Trafficking Organizations

LOS ANGELES, CA (TIP): A federal jury has convicted an Indian American man from Monrovia, California, for his role in an international money laundering organization that conspired to move millions of dollars in proceeds for […]

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Indian American Cornell Student Receives Threats on Campus for Being a Conservative

ITHACA, NY (TIP): A senior undergraduate student at Cornell University has been getting threats after sharing her conservative views on TV last year. In an essay posted on The College Fix, Neetu Chandak said that her comments on “Fox […]

Entertainment

Indian Film Maker Twinkle Khanna meets Malala for Pad Man promotion at Oxford University

LONDON (TIP): Indian actor Twinkle Khanna met Malala Yousafzai at Oxford University while promoting her husband Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie ‘Pad Man’. The two ladies posed with other students and faculty members of the prestigious […]

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Indian Origin Woman Accused of Child Murder Faces Extradition to India

LONDON (TIP):  A London-based Indian origin woman faces extradition to India for her involvement in the murder of a 12-year-old orphan from Gujarat. Arti Dhir was arrested last year after an Interpol alert over the […]

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Indian American Samir Paul, running for Maryland statehouse, gets key endorsements

MARYLAND (TIP): The Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) and national Trump resistance organization Run For Something have endorsed Indian American educator Samir Paul, who is running for the Maryland House of Delegates from District 16. […]

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Indian diaspora is growing

The author sees a growing number of overseas Indians is taking part in the electoral process in the countries of their adoption, which, he says is good for them. The Indian diaspora now total 31.2 […]

United States

OUR RICHMOND HILL SUBWAY ELEVATOR IS HERE

                                                   By Albert Baldeo Our fight to secure and complete the only subway elevator in the Richmond Hill/ Ozone Park community has been won, and it is now working! Thanks to all, including the Daily […]

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Woman Threatened to “Rip” Off Sikh Man’s Turban in Canada Club

OTTAWA (TIP):  A Sikh man was asked to remove his turban in a club in Canada by a woman, who also threatened to “rip” off the headgear and heckled him with racist remarks, according to […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Steel Tycoon to Bid for French Assets to Secure 1,600 Jobs

LONDON (TIP):  UK-based Indian origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty House Group is set to make an “unconditional and comprehensive offer” for the assets of two flagship French steel businesses. The offer, to be made […]

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Indian Origin MP is First Female Muslim Minister to Address British Parliament

LONDON (TIP):  Nus Ghani, an Indian origin parliamentarian in the UK, today became the first female Muslim minister to speak from the British Parliament dispatch box. Ms Ghani, born in Birmingham to parents who migrated […]

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Indian American Lawyer Sworn in to Key Position in US State Department

WASHINGTON (TIP):  Noted Indian American lawyer Manisha Singh was sworn in to a key administration position in the State Department on January 20th, becoming the in-charge of the US economic diplomacy. Ms. Singh, 45, born […]

United States

CONSUL GENERAL CHAKRAVORTY EXTENDS SUPPORT TO KEAN UNIVERSITY MASTERS PROGRAM IN HINDI PEDAGOGY

By Ashok Ojha NEW YORK, NY (TIP): As hundreds of Hindi enthusiasts gathered on a chilled Saturday morning to celebrate the International Hindi Day at the Consulate General of India in New York, there were […]

United States

New Executive of IALI Takes Oath of Office

LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): The newly elected Executive Council of India Association of Long Island held its Oath Ceremony on 9th January 2018 at Merrick Golf Course, Merrick, Long Island.  Congratulations to the newly elected […]

United States

Bollywood Legend “Pritam” Live North American Tour Dedicated to Opioid Epidemic Awareness

NEW YORK CITY, NY (TIP): On Sunday Jan 14th, Press conference was hosted at the Indian Consulate in New York announcing the Launch of the much awaited and the historic North American Tour of Bollywood […]

Indian Americans

Community Organizations lay bare their vision of 2018

Community organizations are powerful engines of action. From culture to politics, they are the ones to bring the community together in a meaningful relationship, promoting amity and cordiality among the community members, projecting Indian values […]

United States

TAGC celebrated Makara Sankranti and India Republic Day with Telugu culture and traditions

CHICAGO, IL (TIP): Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (TAGC)- First Telugu association in North America-  celebrated Makara Sankranti and India Republic Day with Chicago land area Telugu families at the HTGC Rama Temple Auditorium, Lemont […]

United States

40% of foreign-born techies in Seattle Indians

SEATTLE (TIP):  More than 40 per cent of the foreign-born tech workers in Seattle — which is home to Microsoft, Amazon, and Boeing — are from India, according to a media report. Silicon Valley is […]

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Indian American Suraj Patel Announces Candidacy for US Congress

New York entrepreneur and lawyer aims to represent the wishes of New Yorkers in Congress NEW YORK, NY (TIP):  Indian American Suraj Patel has announced his candidacy for US Congress in New York’s 12th Congressional […]

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Indian American Businessmen Chintu and Chirag Patel feted as Persons of the Year 2017

NEW YORK (TIP): Chintu Patel and Chirag Patel, Co-Chairmen of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, were honored as Persons of the Year 2017 for their monumental corporate success and philanthropy by The South Asian Times on Jan 13, […]

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Indian Americans Launch Impact Project to Help Run, Win and Lead in the United States

WASHINGTON, DC (TIP):  Following historic wins at the ballot box in November 2017, a group of Indian American philanthropists, community leaders, and political operatives have come together to formally launch the Indian American Impact Project […]

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Indian American Gurbir S. Grewal is the First Sikh Attorney-General of New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ (TIP):  Gurbir S Grewal, a prominent Indian-American lawyer has become the first Sikh attorney general of the US State of New Jersey after the State Senate approved his nomination unanimously. “I never imagined that my life’s journey could bring me here today,” […]

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Indian Origin is Britain’s First Woman Sikh Lawmaker to be Appointed as Shadow Minister

The Shadow Cabinet is the team of senior parliamentarians chosen by the Leader of the Opposition to mirror the Cabinet in Government LONDON (TIP):  Preet Kaur Gill, Britain’s first woman Sikh Member of Parliament (MP) […]

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Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal to boycott Donald Trump’s State of the Union address

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has announced that she would skip President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, in protest against his policies and rhetoric against immigrants. Jayapal, 52, joins more than […]

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Indian American educator Deep Saran announces to run for US House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (TIP):  An Indian American educator has announced to run for the US House of Representatives.  Deep Saran, 45, is one of almost a dozen Democrats in the fray for the primary to earn the […]