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A plan to revive a broken economy

“A combination of wealth and inheritance taxation and getting multinational companies to pay the same effective rate as local companies through a system of unitary taxation will garner substantial public revenue. They will also reduce […]

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Banking on the banks for expansion

“Presently, we are witnessing an interesting strategic interaction. The government accepts that the economy needs more growth but insists that this can only come via private investment and the private sector awaits an improvement in […]

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Local Group of Indian Americans Helps North Texas Food Bank Provide More Than 4 Million Meals

DALLAS (TIP): With a rally cry of “Hunger Mitao” -meaning wipe out hunger- the North Texas Food Bank’s Indian American Council (NTFB-IAC) has quickly mobilized and engaged the Indian-American community through issue awareness, increasing volunteerism […]

Frontpage News

Indian Origin Hindu Priest brutally attacked; Incident widely condemned

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian diplomats, US lawmakers  and  Community leaders in one voice condemned the brutal attack on a Hindu priest in New York City’s Borough of Queens in open daylight. According to available reports, around […]

India

Soumya Swaminathan is WHO Chief Scientist

NEW DELHI(TIP): As part of the reforms at the World Health Organisation (WHO), Soumya Swaminathan has been moved from the position of Deputy Director-General to Chief Scientist heading the division created to strengthen the organisation’s […]

United States

Trump to declare national emergency to build border wall: Democrats say “will challenge the move in the Supreme Court”

WASHINGTON, DC(TIP): US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order declaring a national emergency, which will empower him to fund the construction of a massive wall along the US-Mexico border to prevent illegal immigrants […]

India

Bharat Ratna for former President Pranab Mukherji, Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumous), Bhupen Hazarika (posthumous)

Padma Vibhushan for 4; Padma Bhushan for 14; Padma Shri for 94  NEW DELHI(TIP): Bharat Ratna and the Padma Awards for the year 2019 were announced here  on Friday, January 25. One of the highest […]

India

Over 90% electoral bonds sold are of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 1 cr

BJP gets Rs 210 cr of Rs 222-cr bonds sold in FY18; donors remain anonymous NEW DELHI(TIP): Notwithstanding the aim to bring in transparency in funding to political parties by giving an alternative to cash […]

United States

Apple to Add $1 Billion Texas Campus and Thousands of Jobs Across U.S.

The company said it was building a new facility that would double the size of its workforce in the city. DALLAS, TX(TIP): Apple said on Thursday, December 13,  that it would expand its operations in […]

India

Court orders FIR against Manjit Singh GK in Gurdwara Financial Irregularities Case

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) dissolves Delhi, UP, Rajasthan units NEW DELHI(TIP): A court on Thursday, December 13,  ordered filing of a FIR against DSGMC leader Manjit Singh GK and others in a financial irregularities case. […]

India

J&K polls to be held before May: CEC Rawat

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Election Commission on Thursday, November 22,  said fresh elections in Jammu and Kashmir would be held within the next six months even as it did not rule out the possibility of […]

United States

Richardson Residents ‘Astonished’ after Campaign Signs in Yard Burned

RICHARDSON, TEXAS(TIP): Some Richardson residents say they are astonished after someone burned two political campaign signs in their front yard after 11:00 p.m. Monday, October 22. In all, the Richardson Fire Department says five different […]

United States

Hurricane Michael batters Florida Panhandle: At least Six Dead; 1.3 Million without Power

PANAMA CITY(TIP): At least six people were killed by the most powerful storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in recorded history. Officials warned Thursday, October 11, that the number was likely to rise as search […]

India

Chanda Kochhar quits ICICI Bank; Sandeep Bakhshi to be new MD

ICICI Bank says probe to continue NEW DELHI (TIP): Facing inquiry over charges of nepotism and conflict of interest, ICICI Bank Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar today, October 4, quit the bank, six months […]

India objects to Pakistan raising Kashmir issue at UN forum
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India unhappy over Pak raising Kashmir at OIC

NEW YORK(TIP): India has raised objections over Pakistan raking up the Kashmir issue at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting, saying it is completely “unwarranted” for the grouping as well as its member countries […]

India

Air India Regional Manager Americas Vandana Sharma Transferred to Delhi

NEW YORK(TIP) Air India Regional Manager Vandana Sharma has been transferred to Delhi. She will assume charge as Deputy General Manager at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Ms Sharma’s tenure of nearly 3 years (she […]

India

AAPI-QLI, IALI Help build Restrooms in Chennai Schools

CHENNAI / NEW YORK(TIP):  America Tamil Sangam and Shri Vari Foundation, New York have adopted two corporation schools in Chennai and constructed 10 restrooms partly with donations from American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin […]

India

Air India gets fresh fund infusion from Centre; disinvestment on hold for now

Government working on new turnaround plan for Air India NEW DELHI(TIP): Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the International Aviation Summit on Tuesday, September 4, civil aviation secretary RN Choubey said that the government […]

India

Gauri Lankesh killers had a long hit-list?

Most of 16 pistols recovered in Maharashtra were acquired recently: police K.V. Aditya Bharadwaj BENGALURU(TIP): Most of the 16 country-made pistols recovered from the three right-wing activists arrested in Maharashtra were procured recently, most likely […]

United States

NY Congressman Collins Arrested, Charged with Insider Trading

NEW YORK(TIP): The FBI has arrested New York Rep. Chris Collins on securities fraud-related charges, law enforcement officials said. Collins, a Republican who hails from western New York, his son and his son’s future father-in-law […]

India

At BRICS summit, India’s PM Modi calls for tech revolution; reaffirms India’s commitment to multilateralism

JOHANNESBURG(TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, July 26, highlighted the importance of industrial technology, skill development and multilateral cooperation in creating a better world as he attended the BRICS Summit here. Modi said the […]

India

Ganga in extremely bad state, says NGT

Says work done not adequate, regular monitoring required Fact file     2,525 km Total length of Ganga     800 tanneries’ dump in it     Rs 20,000 crore to clean it from 2015-2020     Rs 7,304.64 […]

India

Shashi Tharoor kicks up row with ‘Hindu Pakistan’ comment

THIRUVANANTHPURAM(TIP): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sparked off a controversy with his statement that if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted to power again, it will rewrite the Constitution that will eventually create a “Hindu […]

India

Indian appointed head of top Chinese biz institute

BEIJING(TIP): Dr. Dipak Jain, a prominent Indian professor in the US, has been appointed as the new head of a top global business school in China, according to a media report. Jain, 61, will take […]

India

A hard outlook will have pitfalls in Kashmir

 By Arun Joshi The state is hurting. Some degree of sensitivity and a ‘highly disciplined’ approach will possibly yield better results. The security forces must remain calm in the event of any provocation. Kashmiris happy, […]