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T. S. Tirumurti Assumes Charge as India’s New Permanent Representative to UN

NEW YORK (TIP): Ambassador T S Tirumurti, India’s new Permanent Representative to the UN, presented his credentials virtually May 20 as he assumed charge as the Ambassador. He succeeds Syed Akbaruddin, who is set to […]

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Cuomo bars summer school in N.Y. amid spike in coronavirus-linked illness afflicting kids

NEW YORK (TIP): Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday, May 21 that summer school isn’t happening in New York. It is “still too early”, he said, to say if students will be allowed back into their classrooms […]

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New Jersey Gradually Lifting Lockdown Restrictions for Strategic Economic Restart

Bidisha Roy TRENTON, NJ (TIP): New Jersey continues to rank second in the country after New York with at least 151,472 cases and 10,843 deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the outbreak began March 4. On […]

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US unemployment applications reach over 26m as many States struggle to deal with the Pandemic

NEW YORK (TIP):  From a record  number of employments to a  record-breaking number of unemployment, the US is facing a grim situation with joblessness. The total number of Americans filing for  unemployment shot up to  […]

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Cuomo says 21% of NYC found infected with coronavirus in random tests

ALBANY, NY (TIP): New York State Governor Cuomo said a shocking 21% of people from the five boroughs of New York City who were tested outside supermarkets were found inflicted with COVID-19. Men slightly outnumbered […]

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Governor Cuomo Favors Reopening but insists on Wherewithal to do it: Federal Funding and Testing

NEW YORK (TIP): In his Coronavirus briefing, Saturday, April 18, New York State  Governor Andrew  underlined the need for federal funding to the State  in order to reopen the State. Governor Cuomo  said there was […]

Entertainment

ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020: A Closer Look

By Mabel Pais The ReelAbilities Film Festival 2020 (RFFNY2020) had its virtual run, March 31 to April 6th. The virtual schedule is available at reelabilities.org/newyork The following are highlights of some of the films screened…. […]

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11 Indian Citizens infected with Coronavirus die in US, Sixteen more test Positive

NEW YORK  (TIP):  At least 11 Indians have died of COVID-19 in the United States with another 16 testing positive for the infection that has claimed more than 16,000 lives and afflicted more than  460,000 […]

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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2020 GOES VIRTUAL: TOGETHER, APART

  By Mabel Pais “While we cannot gather in person to lock arms, laugh, and cry, it’s important for us to stay socially and spiritually connected. Tribeca is about resiliency, and we fiercely believe in […]

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New York Governor Cuomo Extends Stay Home Order Until April 15 *Warns of drastic budget cuts *Accepts CDC advisory on travel

NEW YORK (TIP): Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced, March 29  extension of shut down of New York State until April 15. The shutdown requires all non-essential employees to stay home for another two weeks. The order, […]

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Make Shut Down More Effective

READERS WRITE  The shut down in its present form does not seem to be producing the desired results. There has to be a more effective shut down, may be , a total shut down.  I […]

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NY Governor Cuomo Mandates 100% Workforce to Stay Home, excluding Essential Services

NEW YORK (TIP): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, March 20  ordered that all employees of all non-essential businesses must stay at home and urged residents to stay indoors as much as possible as […]