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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 […]

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Nassau County Executive Curran Hosts Office of Asian American Affairs Inauguration Ceremony

MINEOLA , NY (TIP):  Nassau County Executive Laura Curran  hosted the Asian-American community for a ceremony to officially inaugurate the Advisory Council members of the new Office of Asian American Affairs, including Executive Director Farrah […]

NY/NJ/CT

Curtain Raiser for the India Day Parade in Hicksville holds out the Promise of a Great Parade

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): IDP USA (India Day Parade) Long Island, New York, first time ever arranged curtain Raiser for Parade on Thursday May 23rd, 2019 Curtain Raiser of Parade which will be held on August […]

United States

Nassau County Legislator Drucker Introduces Legislation Protection of Houses of Worship

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Following a series of violent incidents at houses of worship that shocked the consciences of people in the United States and around the world, Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – […]

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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

Afghani Sikh and Hindu Community pay tribute to their brethren slain in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Consul General in New York Abdul Satar Haqbin mourns with community HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): The gory incident of the slaying of 19 Sikh and Hindu community leaders in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on July 1 came alive […]

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Legislator Arnold W. Drucker Celebrates Milestone As County Executive Laura Curran Signs “Tobacco 21” Into Law

MINEOLA, NY(TIP): The Nassau County Legislature on May 23 approved the measure unanimously, which requires buyers of products such as “cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco, rolling papers, herbal cigarettes, liquid nicotine and smoking paraphernalia” […]

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Immigrant-Bashing Helps MS-13

“The president’s inflammatory rhetoric is counterproductive to the goal that we the people, including new arrivals in America, seek—to live in peace, security and happiness and to eradicate MS-13”, says the author. I applaud President […]

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New York International Punjabi Society organizes Vaisakhi Celebrations and Awards Gala Dinner

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): New York International Punjabi Society, Inc. held Vaisakhi Celebrations and Awards gala dinner, May 18 at Antun’s in Hicksville. Prominent Punjabis were honored for their contribution in various fields. The honorees included Dr. […]

United States

Mondello steps down

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): An era ended with the resignation of Joseph Mondello, who has chaired the Nassau County Republican Party for the past 35 years. Although his announcement cites a desire to spend more time with […]

United States

Former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Venditto acquitted in corruption case

LONG ISLAND, NY(TIP) Former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto was acquitted Thursday, May 24, on all corruption-related charges as a federal jury delivered a partial verdict before continuing its deliberations on his co-defendants, former […]

United States

Harendra Singh files for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY(TIP): Harendra Singh, the key witness in the federal corruption trial of Nassau County’s former executive and Oyster Bay’s former town supervisor, has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in U.S. Eastern District Court […]

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Indian American Forum Honors Five Women with Achievement Award

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran presents awards at a glittering gala to Pinky Rangi, Dr. Isha Mehta, Nami Kaur, Reema Rasool, Ananga Manjari Malatesta Gonzalez HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Four distinguished women were honored with Achievement […]

United States

Mangano, Linda, Venditto Trial: Harendra Singh Testifies

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Restaurateur Harendra Singh said he saw his long-time friend Mangano as a “connection” that would help his businesses flourish. Singh has pleaded guilty to bribing Mangano. The prosecution established that Singh helped […]

Misc

Police gun down hit-and-run driver who fatally struck man amid rage-filled crime spree

Mohammed Jaffer NASSAU COUNTY, NY (TIP): A hit-and-run driver who killed a Brooklyn pedestrian Monday, March 5, was later fatally shot in a bizarre confrontation with police on Long Island, authorities said. The fatal shooting […]

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Former Nassau County Executive Mangano’s Trial to begin on schedule

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY (TIP): Newsday reported March 8 that despite a late turnover of text messages recovered from the star witness against former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and former Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, […]

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Nassau County Human Rights Commission holds Vigil for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Florida Parkland shooting victims

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Human Rights Commission of Nassau County organized, February 20th, a vigil for the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida. County Executive Laura Curran, Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, Legislator John […]

Indian Americans

Indian American NUMC surgeon from Long Island walks free of all criminal charges

LONG ISLAND (TIP) : Indian American surgeon Dr. Venkatesh Sasthakonar has been cleared of all criminal charges by a judge in Nassau County, Long Island, according to news reports. The well-known surgeon was accused by […]

United States

BJP victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections Celebrated

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Indian American Community organized a grand victory celebration in Hicksville, Long Island on December 19. Jagdish Sewhani, president American India Public Affairs Committee said that people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have […]

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AAPI QLI hosts 22nd annual gala, honors 4 physicians for excellence

MELVILLE, NY (TIP): AAPIQLI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin of Queens and Long Island) hosted its 22nd Annual Convention at Huntington Hilton on Long Island, NY on December 16, under the leadership of […]

Other News

Eminent Oncologist Padma Shri Dattatreya Nori Honored with the title “"Living Legend in Cancer Treatment "

Indian Cancer Congress, at its meeting held in Bengaluru from November 8 to 12, conferred the title of “Living Legend in Cancer Treatment” on New York based eminent Oncologist Padma Shri Dr. Dattatreya Nori. India Cancer Congress […]

United States

Dr. Satish Anand celebrates 75 glorious years of Blessings, with many more to come

GARDEN CITY, NY (TIP): Dr. Satish Anand turned 75 on October 21and the family decided to celebrate his 75th birthday. Wife, Gitanjli, daughters Aikta and Vaishali, their husbands Mukesh and Amit, and the five grandchildren […]

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INOC, USA Maharashtra Chapter Celebrates Anniversary

NEW HYDE PARK, NY (TIP): Maharashtra Chapter of INOC, USA held its anniversary celebration at Nan King Restaurant in New Hyde Park, New York together with the National Executive committee members, various chapter heads, and […]

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Town of Oyster Bay former Supervisor John Venditto faces 21 new charges

One count of securities fraud; one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud related to securities offerings; and 19 counts of wire fraud related to securities offerings. MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Those who mistook a period […]

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Nassau County Human Rights Commission Holds Vigil for Victims in Las Vegas

MINEOLA, NY (TIP): Nassau County Human Rights Commission Chairman Bobby Kalotee organized a vigil for victims of Las Vegas shooting, on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Wednesday, October […]