Community Stalwart Peter Bheddah Passes Away – TRIBUTE

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): Mr. Peter Bheddah, a community stalwart in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, passed away on July 21. He was 80. A man of charitable disposition and generous […]

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Randhir Jaiswal Assumes Charge as Consul General of India in New York

I.S. Saluja NEW DELHI (TIP): Ambassador Randhir Kumar Jaiswal , on July 19, assumed charge as Consul General of India in New York . He has succeeded Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty  who remained Consul General from […]



 By Mabel Pais “We have been able to keep our students playing, engaged, learning new concepts, recording, and making music together during Covid-19. We have an amazing faculty who hold our students to high standards […]

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Indian American Professor Venkatesan Guruswami Named 2020 Simons Investigator

NEW YORK (TIP): Venkatesan Guruswami, a Carnegie Mellon University professor of Theoretical Computer Science, has been named a 2020 Simons Investigator by the New York-based Simons Foundation. Venkatesan Guruswami’s research has led to major advances in the […]

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Indian American CBS reporter Nina Kapur dies in moped accident in New York

NEW YORK (TIP): Nina Kapur, a 26-year-old Indian origin reporter in New York, died after she fell from a moped that had been rented from Revel, a popular moped sharing service. The accident, which a […]

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Indian American Scientist Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, Pioneer in Molecular Imaging, Passes Away

NEW YORK (TIP): Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD, professor and chair of radiology at the Stanford School of Medicine and an internationally recognized pioneer in molecular imaging, died July 18 of cancer. He was 57. The Virginia and D.K. […]

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Sikh community in US to work for development of Punjab

About 70 eminent Sikh leaders from across the country participated in the virtual meeting with India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu on July 13 WASHINGTON (TIP): The Sikh community in the US vowed […]

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A heat wave forecast for the U.S. has scientists alarmed

The coming heat is projected to affect huge stretches of the U.S., from eastern New Mexico and Colorado across the Central Plains and into the Northeast. NEW YORK (TIP): A sustained blast of heat is […]

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Carolyn Maloney Holds Narrow Lead over Challenger Suraj Patel in New York’s 12th District

Developing story.  Updated  June 25 , 6 PM ET NEW YORK (TIP): House Oversight and Reform Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney is facing a primary challenge from Indian American Suraj Patel in New York’s 12th congressional […]

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A Farewell to an accomplished diplomat and a great friend to Indian American community

Consul General of India at New York, Sandeep Chakravorty, as his last name suggests, has indeed been a Chakravorty Samrat of his sprawling territory covering ten US States . He came, he saw and he […]

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Cruel hands of Death snatched away the 25-year-old Akashdeep , son to Sardarni Paramjit Kaur of Hicksville . The handsome and promising young man was riding a motorbike when he met with an accident on […]

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Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty: “Setting up of Gandhi Shanti Van is my lasting legacy”

Ambassador Chakravorty  may be credited with enormous work he has done to streamline the consulate functioning, bringing Indian American community to consulate and vice versa; strengthening bond between Indian Americans and mainstream Americans at various […]

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FIA Chairman Ramesh Patel Passes Away

EDISON, NJ (TIP): Ramesh Patel, Chairman for life of Federation of Indian Associations NY/NJ/ CT (FIA), the organization which organizes India Day Parade in New York, to mark India’s Independence Day , died today , […]

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Indian American Nayan Parikh named a member of de Blasio’s real estate reopening council

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian American Nayan Parikh , owner of Ashnu International, Inc. an award winning, premier/MWBE Construction and Management provider to host of Federal, State and City Agencies, Corporations and other industries, is one […]