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Indian Origin group in Brampton holds Tiranga rally in support of farm laws

BRAMPTON, CANADA (TIP): Indian diaspora in Canada organized a Tiranga rally in Brampton on Sunday, February 28, calling for stronger India-Canada ties. Several videos of the rally, which were making the rounds on the Internet, […]

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Canada Based Sikh dance teacher performs bhangra in freezing cold, gives special message on Covid through a Video

YUKON,CANADA (TIP):  Yet another video of Canada based Sikh dance teacher Gurdeep Pandher performing bhangra in freezing temperature has become an internet sensation.  This time, however, Pandher was not giving bhangra tips, but was spreading […]

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‘The Metro man of India’ E Sreedharan is BJP’s Kerala CM candidate

NEW DELHI (TIP):  E Sreedharan, the ‘metro man’ of India will be the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for forthcoming Kerala Assembly election, Union Minister V Muraleedharan tweeted Thursday, March 4 evening. “Kerala BJP will fight […]

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UK’s new post-study graduate route work visa to open for applications in July

Nirpal Singh Shergill LONDON (TIP)A new post-study work visa that offers international students from countries like India the opportunity to stay on for work experience after completing their course in the UK will formally open […]

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Justice Dept. asks Supreme Court to dismiss ‘sanctuary’ immigration suits

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Justice Department on Thursday, March 4, asked the Supreme Court to dismiss three lawsuits over a Trump-era immigration policy that led some areas to declare themselves “sanctuary cities.” The policy was part […]

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House passes HR1 sweeping bill on election, government reforms

The measure would require states to provide same-day voter registration, to allow at least two weeks of early voting and to offer drop boxes for ballots. WASHINGTON (TIP): The House on Wednesday, March 3, approved […]

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Australia threatens deportations after attacks on Indian Sikhs

CANBERRA (TIP): The Australian government has threatened deportations following four attacks on the Sikh community ahead of a March 15 round table in the Australian Federal Parliament to highlight concerns about New Delhi’s heavy handedness […]

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Gorbachev’s 90th birthday celebrated

Ashok Parulekar   PANAJI, GOA, INDIA (TIP):  On Tuesday, March 2, President Gorbachev ‘s 90th Birthday was observed.  He is a close friend of Sri Chinmoy. They both worked for World Peace. One as a President […]

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RSS chief advocates ‘Akhand Bharat’

Says “Akhand Bharat possible through Hindu Dharma, but not by force” HYDERABAD (TIP): Advocating the need for ‘Akhand Bharat’ (undivided India), RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday, February 25, said countries such as Pakistan which […]

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Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants

WASHINGTON (TIP): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Feb 24, revoked a proclamation from his predecessor that blocked many green card applicants from entering the United States. Former President Donald Trump issued the ban last […]

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UK judge orders Nirav Modi to be extradited to India

Nirpal Singh Shergill LONDON (TIP): A UK court on Thursday, Feb 25, ruled that fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi can be extradited to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to an estimated […]

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UK Based Indians transform primary school in Jalandhar into heaven

JALANDHAR /NEW YORK(TIP): Five years ago, rainwater used to enter classes at Government Primary School, Bhandal Himat. As a result, snakes, too, had a field day in the school and students had no other option […]

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Indian American scientist Swati Mohan led flight control of Perseverance Rover to Mars

WASHINGTON (TIP): As Perseverance, the NASA rover, landed on the Martian surface Friday, millions of miles away in the US space agency’s control room, a woman’s voice rang out: “Touchdown confirmed!” The announcement was from Indian […]

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Indian Americans on TIME100 Next list of emerging leaders

NEW YORK (TIP): From ‘phenom’ Maitreyi Ramakrishnan to innovator Rohan Pavuluri, five Indian Americans figure in Time magazine’s second annual TIME100 Next list of people “poised to make history.” Time describes the list as “an expansion of […]

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Indian American Kiran Ahuja to head office of personnel management under Biden Administration

WASHINGTON (TIP): Kiran Ahuja, an Indian American civil rights lawyer and an advocate for Asians, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to head the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). As a member of Biden’s […]

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Indian American Neera Tanden’s confirmation vote gets delayed

White House says ‘fighting’ for her nomination WASHINGTON (TIP):The White House has said it is “fighting” for the nomination of Indian-American Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget as two crucial Senate […]

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Indian Anjali Bharadwaj among 12 people named by Biden administration for anti-corruption award

WASHINGTON (TIP): Anjali Bharadwaj, an Indian social activist working on issues of transparency and accountability, is one of the 12 “courageous” individuals named by the Biden administration for the newly instituted International Anti-Corruption Champions Award. […]

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Indian American Climate Expert Bidisha Bhattacharyya Appointed to Key Post in US Agriculture Department

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Biden administration has appointed an Indian American climate and energy expert, who spent three years deploying solar energy solutions in rural India, to a key position in the agriculture department. Bidisha Bhattacharyya on […]

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TO HOST VIRTUAL MEETING OF G7 LEADERS

Nirpal Singh Shergill in London LONDON, (TIP): The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the first leaders’ meeting of theUK’s G7 Presidency to call for further international cooperation on vaccine distributionand to build back […]

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US Citizenship Act of 2021introduced in Congress

Proposal for a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented migrants The legislation would benefit hundreds and thousands of Indian IT professionals and their families  WASHINGTON (TIP): Lawmakers and White House officials unveiled sweeping immigration […]

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NASA’s Moment of Joy: Perseverance Rover Lands on Mars

The Rover is only the fifth ever to set its wheels down on Mars. WASHINGTON (TIP):  “Touchdown confirmed,” said operations lead Swati Mohanat around 3:55 pm Eastern Time (2055 GMT),and mission control at NASA‘s Jet […]