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 […]

Americas

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5 million at NY auction

NEW YORK (TIP): An artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL’ BAH’-skee-aht) sold for a record $110.5 million at auction in New York. Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” Thursday night in Manhattan was an auction record for the […]

Business & Economics

JAPAN SAYS NO BARRIERS TO AUTO IMPORTS AFTER US FIRES TRADE SALVO

TOKYO (TIP): Japan on Friday rejected U.S. demands for more access to Japan’s auto market, saying the government has already taken steps to eliminate tariffs and non-tariff barriers. The rebuff by the government’s top spokesman […]

Alexi Singh Grewal became the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in cycling, at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. Photo: Todd Buchanan
India

Overseas Indian sportsmen have done their homeland proud

The year 1984 may have been a tumultuous year for the Punjabi community in general and Sikh community. It may not be easy for anyone to put behind the dastardly and tragic events that rocked […]

Asia

Japan plans world’s fastest computer:Capable of 130 quadrillion calculations/sec

TOKYO (TIP): Japan plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer in a bid to arm the country’s manufacturers with a platform for research that could help them develop and improve driverless cars, robotics and medical […]

Asia

North Korea slams South’s deal with ‘sworn enemy’ Japan

SEOUL (TIP): North Korea lashed out on Nov 17 at a new South KoreaJapan intelligence-sharing accord, accusing Seoul of a gross act of betrayal with the “sworn enemy” of the Korean people. The deal to […]

Business & Economics

NISSAN’S ELECTRIC CAR ON ITS WAY TO INDIA

BENGALURU (TIP): Japan car maker Nissan on Wednesday said that it is working on bringing the much-awaited electric car Nissan Leaf to India, but declined to put a date on it as it believes that […]

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York, November 17 and said he has had "very candid discussion" with him
United States

Japan’s PM Abe has “very candid discussion” with Trump; says confident can build trust

NEW YORK (TIP): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he had a “very candid discussion” Thursday, November 17, with US President-elect Donald Trump. The pair met in New York in an “unofficial” capacity, Abe told […]