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Indian American Qazi Javed Appointed to Texas Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council

HOUSTON (TIP): Texas Governor Greg Abbott last month has appointed Indian American psychiatrist Qazi Javed to the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council for terms set to expire on August 31, 2021. The council advises […]

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Indian Origin Texas Man Admits Role in Nearly $5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

HOUSTON (TIP): A 57-year-old Houston man has entered a guilty plea in Corpus Christi federal court for conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick. Ravinder Syal admitted he engaged in a […]

Entertainment

Alvida Irrfan!!

In 1986, when  director Mira Nair was scouting for her film Salaam Bombay! at the National School of Drama in New Delhi, she fixed her gaze on a young man from Jaipur. “I noticed his focus, his […]

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IDP USA Parade Revived after a Gap of Three Years ; Extreme Heat Prevents Large Attendance

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): The organizers hoped there will be equally great enthusiasm among people as they had shown in organizing the parade which was revived  after a gap of three years. However, their hopes were belied. […]

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“It is essential that the pressure is kept on to defeat the terror groups and support the host nations”: General Petraeus

NEW YORK(TIP): A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan claimed his country’s spy agency ISI provided information that helped the US track down and kill Osama bin Laden, former Director of the Central Intelligence […]

United States

Mueller could submit report to Attorney-General next week

WASHINGTON (TIP): The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the Attorney-General his report on the federal Russia investigation, CNN said on Wednesday, February 20, […]

United States

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation

Parker is well positioned to continue its leadership in patient care, teaching and research, on the wings of compassion, excellence and innovation. Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation in September 2018 held a […]

United States

Body of seven-year-old girl who died at US border completes final journey home to Guatemala

Guatemalan Foreign Ministry sent a diplomatic note to the US State Department asking to monitor the case and determine cause of death. RAXRUHA, GUATEMALA(TIP): The body of a seven-year-old girl who died while in custody […]

United States

Dow falls below 23,000 for first time in 14 months

NEW YORK(TIP): Stocks tumbled Wednesday, December19, as investors fretted over a growing list of concerns, including slowing economic growth, trade policy and the threat of a U.S. government shutdown. The Dow lost 464 points, or […]

India

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of 1971 Battle of Longewala, dies at 78

CHANDIGARH(TIP): Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri (retd), who is known as the hero of the historic 1971 Battle of Longewala, died on Saturday, November 17,  in a private hospital in Mohali, his family said. He was […]

United States

US to allow 8 countries to continue buying Iran oil after sanctions on Nov 5: Pompeo

India may be one of the countries to get exemption WASHINGTON(TIP): The US has agreed to temporarily allow eight countries to continue buying Iranian oil after it re-imposes crippling sanctions on Tehran on November 5, […]

United States

Union Minister Piyush Goyal to Receive University of Pennsylvania’s Top Prize in Energy Policy

NEW YORK(TIP): On October 19, 2018, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania will award Energy Policy’s 2018 Carnot Prize to Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Coal, Government of […]

United States

Automaker Ford plans layoffs blames Trump tariffs for $1 billion loss: report

NEW YORK(TIP): Ford’s reorganization could include upwards of 24,000 job cuts, NBC News reported Monday, Oct 8. The automaker has not provided hard figures on the number of employees it will let go, but its […]

India

The voice that is great within us

The crises in Indian democracy and in global politics send one immediately to consult Gandhi. Truth, Satya, was the central axis of the Gandhian system of thought and practice. For Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, everything turned […]

United States

One dead, two arrested after shooting behind Fort Worth shopping center

FORTWORTH, TX(TIP): Fort Worth police arrested two shooting suspects after they ran and attempted to hide inside Hulen Mall. The shooting happened behind a shopping center at Hulen Street and South Drive, but the two […]

India

Peace, security in S Asia essential for progress: Swaraj at SAARC meet; Pakistan says India obstructing

NEW YORK(TIP): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj emphasized to SAARC countries that an environment of peace and security in South Asia is essential for cooperation and economic development, but Pakistan accused India of obstructing the […]

India

In 41 trips to 52 countries in 4 years, PM Narendra Modi spent Rs 355 crore: RTI

NEW YORK(TIP): Of the 41 trips by Modi to 52 countries, the highest amount was spent on his nine-day tri-nation visit to France, Germany and Canada. In his 48 months as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi […]

United States

Anupam Kher Enlivens Janmashtami Celebrations in Houston

Manu Shah HOUSTON(TIP): Bollywood actor Anupam Kher treated Houstonians to the entire array of his onscreen avatars – serious, comic, patriotic, profound, candid, strong  and yet vulnerable in his address at the  28thJanmashtami celebrations held […]

India

A Sterling Punjabi

By BRP Bhaskar Kuldip Nayar was one of the young millions whose life was disrupted by Partition but rebuilt it and went on to make brilliant contributions in his chosen fields, starting with journalism. Devotion […]

United States

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions hits back at Trump criticism

WASHINGTON(TIP): Stung by US President Donald Trump’s criticism of him as being unable to take control of the Justice Department, attorney general Jeff Sessions came out with a strong rebuttal. Sessions, in a rare rebuttal […]

United States

Russia faces US sanctions over poisoning of Skripal in UK

WASHINGTON(TIP): The US has said it will impose fresh sanctions on Russia after determining it used nerve agent against a former Russian double agent living in the UK. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were […]

United States

3 Fort Worth bank employees shot during attempted robbery

FORT WORTH, TEXAS(TIP): Three employees were shot during an attempted bank robbery in the Arlington Heights neighborhood of Fort Worth Thursday, July 19 morning. Fort Worth Police Department’s Officer Chris Britt said it happened around […]

United States

Houston based entrepreneur Amit Bhandari donates $50,000 to Ekal’s Digital Literacy Program

By Manu Shah HOUSTON (TIP): Houston based entrepreneur Amit Bhandari and his wife Arpita shaped their own American dream but along the way they also nurtured the aspirations of thousands of children, whether in the […]

India

Punjab’s war on drugs

Giving a societal push to the Punjab Government’s war on the hydra-headed drug menace, are the villagers — the common people suffering the effects of the consumption blowback. There is hardly any home in the […]

United States

Time names the most influential people on the internet

NEW YORK(TIP): Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Rihanna, Busy Philipps and Matt Drudge have landed on Time magazine’s roundup of the most influential people on the internet. So did someone with 53 million Twitter followers — […]