World

Japan, New Zealand press for open markets to boost recovery

Kuala Lumpur (TIP): Leaders from Japan and New Zealand on Friday warned countries against the temptation of retreating into trade protectionism, saying that keeping markets open is the way to restore a global economy battered […]

United States

Biden reassures US allies in calls with leaders of Japan, South Korea, Australia

NEW YORK (TIP): In their first calls with Joe Biden since the U.S. election, the leaders of Japan, South Korea and Australia on Thursday reaffirmed plans to form close ties with the president-elect to tackle […]

Opinions

Biden likely to give India more strategic space

Biden has said that he would constitute a united front of the US, its allies and partners to ‘confront China’s abusive behavior and human rights violations’ and ‘place US back at the head of the […]

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Health

Abnormal BP while sleeping can increase stroke risk: Study

People who experience high blood pressure while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially heart failure, even when their daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, warn researchers. “Nighttime blood pressure is […]

Perspective

The India-U.S. defense partnership is deepening

Blurb The optics around the 2+2 Dialogue in Delhi are defining — the defense ties between the two countries have come of age Sidebar The signing, last week, of the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement […]

Opinions

“The UN: if it doesn’t exist, we would have to invent it”

Here is a special article on the occasion of the diamond jubilee of the United Nations. The United Nations officially came into existence on 24th October 1945 when the Charter was ratified by China, France, […]

India

Permanent UNSC membership for India — mirage or achievable?

PM Narendra Modi advocated India‘s inclusion among the permanent members of the UNSC during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly The only increase in the membership of the Security Council came in 1965, […]

Asia

Forty Americans among Coronavirus infected aboard Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

NEW YORK  (TIP):  There are 40 Americans among 400 aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess who have been found to be infected with Coronavirus. The entire population of the ship is  quarantined . The ship […]

India

India-Japan ties to become stronger in ‘New India’, PM Modi tells diaspora

KOBE, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27 said the ties between India and Japan will become stronger in ‘New India’ as he thanked the Indian diaspora for being part of the […]

United States

Indian Envoy woos Silicon Valley Investors for Next Phase of India’s Development

WASHINGTON (TIP): Describing Silicon Valley as the best regional partner of India in the social innovation arena, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla expressed hope that more VC funding from Silicon Valley will […]

Frontpage News

Trump arrives in Osaka for G-20 Summit; to meet Modi, Xi and Putin

OSAKA /WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Donald Trump on Thursday, June 27, arrived in Osaka, Japan  to attend the G-20 Summit over the weekend and to hold discussions on a host of bilateral and global issues […]

Frontpage News

India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe discuss economy, bullet train

OSAKA, JAPAN (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 27,  held wide-ranging talks with his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, on the global economy, fugitive economic offenders and disaster management, and announced that President Ram […]

Frontpage News

Census citizenship question blocked by Supreme Court: Trump seeks 2020 Census delay

WASHINGTON (TIP): In a setback for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 27,  rejected its stated reason for adding a question on citizenship to the census, leaving in doubt whether the question […]

Other News

US Secretary of State Pompeo to Visit India to ‘Broaden and Deepen Partnerships’

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US Department of State announced that U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo would visit New Delhi at the end of June. “Secretary Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and the […]

India

World leaders Congratulate Modi: Great things are in store for US-India partnership, says Trump

World leaders on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his landslide victory for a second term in office. Congratulatory messages from various parts of the world poured in. While most of them congratulated him over […]

World

Shinzo Abe Wins Party Vote: Poised to Become Japan’s Longest-Serving Leader

TOKYO(TIP): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide Thursday, September 20, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation’s leader. “It’s […]

United States

President Trump to attend G7 Summit, in part

The two-day meeting will be dominated by the possibility of a trade war – prompted by the US levies of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum WASHINGTON(TIP): After initial dithering, […]

Other News

Theater / Films

Socially Relevant Film Festival 2018, NY By Mabel Pais “(This year) we have been able to incorporate films from more (countries) and have been able to hone in on specific social issues in more depth.” […]

India

Japan aids India in its Act East policy

NEW DELHI (TIP): In a sign of growing Japanese involvement in improving infrastructure in India, the two countries Thursday launched a cooperation forum for development of India’s north-east. The move is significant also because of India’s decision to ignore China’s OBOR initiative as the China Pakistan […]

Indian Americans

Indian American to embark on solo flight around the world

NEW YORK (TIP): On July 4, Ravinder K. Bansal, a retired entrepreneur of Indian origin, will embark on a solo flight around the world in a single-engine Cessna 400 to raise money for a hospital […]

Science & Technology

US missile interceptor test a threat to China: Experts

BEIJING (TIP): The successful test of a US missile interceptor has sparked concerns in China as experts said it will break the strategic balance with other nuclear powers and signals preparations for military action against nuclear-armed North Korea The […]

Politics

Russian state has never been involved in hacking: Putin

ST PETERSBURG (TIP): President Vladimir Putin insisted June 1 that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the United States or Europe. But the Russian leader […]

World

US envoy: North Korea is intimidating the entire world

UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire international community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn’t implement UN sanctions is supporting Pyongyang’s actions. “No […]

Asia

Japan cabinet approves bill allowing emperor’s abdication

TOKYO (TIP): The Japanese government on May 19 approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet signed off […]

Americas

US envoy: North Korea is intimidating the entire world

UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire international community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn’t implement UN sanctions is supporting Pyongyang’s actions. “No […]