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Upset Hindus seek apology as Brooklyn’s Etsy sells Ganesh Flip Flops after removing Ganesh Toilet Seat

NEW YORK (TIP): Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. for immediate withdrawal of flip-flops carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. In July last, Etsy […]

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Hindus commend Emory University for Ramayana exhibition curated by students

ATLANTA (TIP): “Tell the Whole Story from Beginning to End:” The Ramayana in Indian Painting— exhibition has been launched at Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University (Carlos Museum), which will continue till May 20. […]

United States

AAPI Legislative Day on April 12th

WASHINGTON DC (TIP):  The growing influence of doctors of Indian heritage is evident, as increasingly physicians of Indian origin hold critical positions in the healthcare, academic, research and administrative positions across the nation. With their […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Senator Vin Gopal introduces Firearms Restrictions Bill Package

Bills concern those convicted of animal cruelty, safe storage of firearms, and seizure of firearms from those considered a threat. TRENTON, NJ (TIP): Senator Vin Gopal introduced, March 7, three pieces of legislation to better […]

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Uplift Humanity Celebrates Transforming the Lives of Over 1,000 Juveniles & Orphans in India

The organization is hosting SHAKTI, a soiree in New York City on April 14th NEW YORK CITY, NY (TIP): Uplift Humanity, founded in 2010, is a New York-based organization whose mission is to use disruptive […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Renu Khator Awarded For Her Role In Mentoring Professionals In US

HOUSTON (TIP):  A top Indian American woman academic, Renu Khator, has been awarded by American Council in Education for her role in mentoring professionals. Ms. Khator, 62, Chancellor of University of Houston System and President of […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Ram Villivalam running for Illinois state Senate

CHICAGO (TIP): Indian American, former congressional aide Ram Villivalam is challenging 20-year incumbent Ira Silverstein in the next week’s Democratic primary for the Illinois state Senate 8th district. If he wins, Villivalam will be the […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Nikesh Patel sentenced to 25 years for fraud

ORLANDO (TIP): Indian American, Nikesh Patel has been slapped with a 25-year jail term after he was found impersonating as a bank executive to fund his escape to Ecuador to evade a conviction for swindling […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Jay Shetty Goes To US For Potentially Path-breaking Autism Treatment

LONDON (TIP):  Jay Shetty ,A seven-year-old Indian origin, suffers from a debilitating form of cerebral palsy and autism since he was a baby, which means he cannot walk, talk or sit up unaided. He left with […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Steel Tycoon Appointed As UK Skills Ambassador By Prince Charles

LONDON (TIP):  Indian origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has been appointed by Britain’s Prince Charles as an official ambassador for the Industrial Cadets program designed to nurture manufacturing skills. Mr. Gupta was appointed to the flagship […]

Indian Americans

Indian Americans supported India’s LGBTQ community by hosting a first-ever fundraiser at New York’s Stonewall Inn

NEW YORK (TIP): The first ever fundraiser in the United States to benefit the LGBTQ community in India was held at the historic Stonewall Inn in New York on March 8. The beneficiary of the […]

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Indian diabetologist Dr. V. Mohan honored by American Diabetic Association

FLORIDA (TIP): Dr. V. Mohan, diabetologist and founder of the Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Center, Chennai, has been bestowed with the Harold Rifkin Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes Award. This makes him […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Vivek Wadhwa among winners of 2018 Silicon Valley Forum’s Visionary Award

SAN CARLOS, CA (TIP): Indian American author, entrepreneur and Carnegie Mellon Fellow Vivek Wadhwa has been selected as one of the recipients of 2018 Visionary Award established by Silicon Valley Forum. Delhi-born Wadhwa also holds […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Neil Chatterjee to deliver keynote address at World Utility Summit

WASHIGNTON (TIP): US Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Neil Chatterjee will deliver a keynote address at the World Utility Summit in New Delhi. Chatterjee will talk on ‘Harmonizing the Regulatory Framework for Utilities’ on the first […]

Indian Americans

Indian American scholars of Sanskrit, Oriya, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam eligible for Presidential Award of Certificates of Honor

WASHINGTON DC (TIP): India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development has invited recommendations and nominations for the “Presidential Award of Certificates of Honor” to distinguished scholars of four Indian languages: Sanskrit, Oriya, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam. […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin Sikh Student Thrown Out Of UK Bar For Wearing Turban

LONDON (TIP):  An Indian origin Sikh law student in the UK felt “victimized” and “heartbroken” after he was dragged out of a bar because he was wearing a turban, media reports said. Amrik Singh, 22, claimed […]

Indian Americans

Indian Origin UK Lawmaker Says Labels For Minorities Are Patronizing Insulting

London (TIP): Indian Origin Conservative party MP Priti Patel said that she had made it clear to her political colleagues and civil servants that she does not like the term Black, Minority Ethnic (BME). She […]

Indian Americans

Indian American cab driver Gagandeep Singh’s prosecutor seeks death penalty in the murder case

IDAHO (TIP): Indian American cab driver Gagandeep Singh was  stabbed  20 times before the accused Jacob Corban Coleman, 20, had watched him bleed him to death. Louis Marshall, the prosecutor of Bonner County, northern Idaho, […]

Indian Americans

Indian American Sikh owned convenience store attacked and ATM stolen in Louisana

LOUISANA (TIP): Chad Horsley who was arrested for ramming his pickup truck through the window of a convenience store owned by a Sikh American on March 3, admitted that he attacked the store thinking that […]

United States

Indian Consulate New York honored to host Air India’s all-women-crew pilots

New York (TIP): Air India marked this year’s International Women’s Day by flying all-women-crews to various cities – Washington DC, Newark, Chicago & San Francisco. The national carrier flew four flights to the US with […]

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Indian architect and educator Balkrishna Doshi is 2018 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

CHICAGO (TIP): Legendary Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, which honors a living architect who has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. […]

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Uplift Humanity and Zee TV to host event SHAKTI in New York City on April 14

New York (TIP): Uplift Humanity and Zee TV are organizing the event SHAKTI in New York City on April 14 at Manhattan’s Distilled Lounge to celebrate the organization’s success in providing education to 1,000 children […]

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IALI Celebrates Rang Birangi Holi – the festival of colors in traditional style

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): India Association of Long Island (IALI) celebrated Holi at Cotillion Restaurant on Friday March 2, 2018. This Holi function was organized by the IALI’s Women’s Forum group which is chaired by Mrs. Veena […]

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Dr. Jagdish Gupta-led new Executive Committee 2018 of AAPI-QLI inaugurated

(Long Island, NY – February 28, 2018) During a solemn ceremony that was attended by over 250 physicians and community leaders, Dr. Jagdish Gupta and his new executive committee members assumed charge of AAPIQLI (American […]