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USCIS took steps to prevent abuse, fraud in employment-based visa programs, Congressmen told

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Trump administration has taken a series of steps to prevent abuse and fraud in the employment-based visa programs, including H-1B, a top official from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) told […]

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The standoff and China’s India policy dilemma

“As New Delhi seeks to reset ties with Beijing, it must take note of the ongoing Chinese debate on India”, says the author. “Despite all the jingoism and rhetoric propagated through its official media, China […]

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Ambani’s JioMeet takes on Zoom

MUMBAI (TIP): India’s Reliance Jio  Platforms, which recently concluded a $15.2 billion fundraise run, is ready to enter a new business: Video conferencing. On Thursday, July 2  evening, the firm — backed by Mukesh Ambani, […]

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Indian-origin South Africans’ ‘musical’ initiative to fight coronavirus blues becomes global hit

JOHANNESBURG(TIP): The ‘SA Musicians against COVID-19’ project helps artists to showcase their talent in Indian music and song, sometimes accompanied by dance as well. The project was started by Johannesburg residents—Lexy Shunmoogam, Chitra Perumal, Kreasan […]

Business & Economics

Pathways to a more resilient economy

  The redesign of economies, of businesses, and our lives, must begin with questions about purpose. What is the purpose of economic growth? What is the purpose of businesses and other institutions? What is the […]

Editorials

Modi Visit will further Strengthen India-US Ties

Prof. Indrajit S Saluja Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first visit to the US after his party’s landslide victory in elections in last May is being viewed as an affirmation of the friendly relations between the  […]

Editorials

A Nation on the March

What a great feeling to find Indian Independence is 72-year-old, stepping in to 73rdyear. Let us congratulate each other that  India has withstood all weathers for 72 years and has come a long way from being […]

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Indian Envoy Advocates for Nurturing H-1B Visa as Mutually Beneficial Partnership

WASHINGTON (TIP): Pointing out that Indian IT industry has been an important stakeholder in promoting and supporting stronger bilateral business relations between the US and India, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said […]

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KAMALA HARRIS COULD WIN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY’S NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT IN JULY 2020

WHO INFLUENCES WHOM, WHEN, WHERE AND HOW IS THE ESSENCE OF ALL POLITICS “Based on Kamala Harris’ performance and her competitiveness, there is no doubt in my mind that she will be able to convince […]

United States

Eros International Ring Opening Bell at NYSE for Premiere of New Original Series – Metro Park

Prem Parameswaran, Group Chief Financial Officer and President of North America of Eros International, and Metro Park actor Omi Vaidya attend the ceremony NEW YORK (TIP):  Eros Now, the cutting-edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian […]

United States

Sadhguru calls upon youth to see danger to world from growing population and inequal distribution of wealth

BOSTON(TIP): “One of the biggest problems in the world is migration. It’s estimated nearly 1.5 billion people will migrate in next 5 to 10 years’ time. What is the solution for this? The problem is […]

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“I want Eros to be Preeminent in the US”: Prem Parameswaran

“We are beating Netflix in India. We spent more money on content in India than Netflix does in India. And we have already 13 million monthly paying subscribers as of Sep 30. I don’t believe […]

United States

President Trump says US can’t be world’s policeman

WASHINGTON(TIP):Defending his decision to withdraw troops  from the war-torn Syria, US President Donald has Trump said  America cannot be the world’s policeman. President Trump and First Lady Melania secretly left Washington on Christmas night and […]

United States

Obama honored with RFK Human Rights Award

NEW YORK  (TIP): President Barack Obama was honored Wednesday, December 12 night with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights  “Ripple of Hope” award at a gala in New York. “I’m very humbled by this honor. […]

United States

‘Seriously’ considering running for President: Tulsi Gabbard

WASHINGTON(TIP): Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, has said she was “seriously” considering running for the White House in 2020. This is for the first time that the four-time Democratic lawmaker […]

India

Dalit MP Savitri Phule quits BJP, says country needs ‘Constitution not temple’

LUCKNOW(TIP): Accusing the BJP of dividing society, disgruntled party MP from Bahraich Sadhvi Savitri Bai Phule on Thursday, December 6  resigned from the saffron party. Speaking to reporters in Bahraich, Dalit leader said upholding the […]

United States

‘Individual 1’: Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe: Washington Post

WASHINGTON(TIP): A Washington Post November 29  late afternoon report by Carol D. Leonnig and Josh Dawsey claims that Trump has emerged as a central subject of Mueller probe. “ In two major developments this week, President […]

United States

James Comey Responds to Subpoena from Republicans: ‘Let’s Invite Everyone to See’

The former FBI director and Loretta Lynch received subpoenas before Thanksgiving to testify on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON(TIP): Former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch received subpoenas on Wednesday from House Republicans […]

United States

Indian American Lawyer Neomi Rao to Replace Kavanaugh in US Court

WASHINGTON(TIP): Indian American Neomi Rao has been nominated by US President Donald Trump to fill Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s seat on the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. Trump, during Diwali celebrations  at the Roosevelt Room of the […]

United States

Trump sacks AG, ‘takes over’ Russia meddling probe

WASHINGTON(TIP): President Donald Trump on Wednesday, November 7,  sacked US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, virtually taking operational control of a sensitive probe into foreign interference in the 2016 election and the possibility of collusion between […]

United States

Heather Nauert is Trump’s top choice to succeed Nikki Haley as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON(TIP): President Donald Trump has told advisers that Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, is his leading choice to become US ambassador to the United Nations and he could offer the post as soon as […]

United States

Bombs reach top U.S. porches: Trump calls for more civility in politics

WASHINGTON(TIP): US President Donald Trump has called on people to be more civil in politics, after a series of suspected explosives were sent to high-profile U.S. figures just days ahead of the mid-term polls. None […]

United States

Ms Bhuvana Rao succeeds Mrs. Vandana Sharma as Air India Regional Manager-Americas

NEW YORK(TIP): Ms Bhuvana Rao took over  over as Air India Regional Manager-Americas, October 17. She succeeds Mrs Vandana Sharma who has been transferred as Deputy General Manager at Indira Gandhi International Airport. Ms Bhuvana […]

United States

Asia Society Honors Indra Nooyi and other Inspiring Game Changers in Dazzling Ceremony

NEW YORK CITY, NY(TIP): Asia Society honored Indra Nooyi, the barrier-shattering chairman and former CEO of PepsiCo, as 2018 Game Changer of the Year at the fifth annual Asia Game Changer Awards. In a dazzling […]

United States

South Carolina shooting leaves one officer dead: cop killing suspect is 74-year-old Vietnam veteran

FLORENCE, SC(TIP): A man shot seven police officers in South Carolina, killing one, in a standoff so dangerous that the police had to use a bullet-proof vehicle to rescue the wounded, authorities said. The man […]