Coronavirus

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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Businesses Indulging in Price Gouging

  NEW YORK (TIP): Despite of administration’s strict warning against Price Gouging, Indian businesses, particularly grocers are taking advantage of the situation and  indulging in price gouging . It is really a shame they are […]

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Largest one-day total of new deaths reported in New Jersey

TRENTON , NJ (TIP): In yet another massive 24-hour surge, New Jersey state officials March 27 announced 1,982 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 27 new known deaths in New Jersey, boosting the statewide […]

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Anjali Bhushan’s ‘My Home India’ Screened at the Consulate General of India, New York

NEW YORK (TIP): “My Home India”, a documentary directed by Anjali Bhushan traces Poland India connection during World War II. Migration in the history of human existence is a powerful reminder that life connects all […]

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India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu to be accorded a Welcome reception in New Jersey on March 15

ISELIN, NJ (TIP): Consulate General of India , New York and the Federation of Indian Associations NY-NJ-CT  will be  hosting a welcome reception to Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu who took over as India’s Ambassador to […]

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Lotus Management Group Inc, Hicksville, NY Ordered to Pay Wages to ex-Employee

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): District Court of Nassau County  1st District  NSC Part has ordered the Lotus Management Group Inc located at 127 North Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801 to pay $548.57 to one of its ex-employees […]

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SAMHIN Organizes Suicide Prevention Workshop – Finding Light at the End of the Tunnel

Suicide results in more deaths than war, homicide and natural disasters combined. Over 42,000 people die by suicide in the U.S. every year. It is difficult to find anyone whose life has not been affected […]

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Editorials

Thruway Authority Must Withdraw the Unreasonable , Unjust and Usurious “Violation Fee”

The state Thruway Authority proposed the first toll increases for the newly opened Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, with the cost growing from $4.75 to $5.75 by 2022 for E-Z Pass users. The news has […]

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Indian American Doctor Settles Civil Fraud Allegations in Adult Homes Investigation

NEW YORK (TIP): Dr. Rajendra Bhayani, an otolaryngologist, has agreed to pay the United States $1,109,000 to resolve civil allegations that he and his practice – New York Otolaryngology & Aesthetic Surgery, P.C. in Brooklyn […]

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2019 ‘Diwali – Power of One Award’ Presented to Four Eminent Diplomats

UNITED NATIONS(TIP): Four prominent diplomats were honored with ‘The Diwali – Power of One’ award in recognition and celebration of their work, especially at the United Nations, for a secure and peaceful world, at a […]

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Amneal Pharmaceuticals among major pharmaceutical companies under Federal Investigation

LONG ISLAND, NY(TIP): Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , an American publicly traded generics and specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey and with a facility in Long Island  is  among one of the six major […]

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Sri Niketan Organizes International Music Festival

8-year-old students Thaarun and Tharuni Recite Shlokas at the opening Ceremony NEW YORK(TIP): The performance by dozens of internationally  renowned artists at the International  Music Festival organized by Sri Niketan, a sister of the decades old […]

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IUDF opposes dividing the Indian American community by Hindutva groups

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indo-US Democracy Foundation (IUDF), a newly formed think tank, deplores the attack on elected representatives in the U.S. by a cadre of people belonging to the Hindutva group, who support ideologies […]

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Four eminent diplomats honored with 2019 ‘Diwali – Power of One Award’

UNITED NATIONS (TIP): Four prominent diplomats were honored with ‘The Diwali – Power of One’ award in recognition and celebration of their work, especially at the United Nations, for a secure and peaceful world, at […]

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Indian Overseas Congress, USA calls for ‘Bharat Bachao’ rally in New York on December 14

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian Overseas Congress, USA  has called for a ‘Bharat Bachao’ rally in front of the  Indian Consulate office (3 East 64th St, New York) on Saturday, December 14 at 1PM to […]

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Diwali 2019 Power of One Awards announced

NEW YORK (TIP): 2019 “Power of One” Awards have been announced.  The awards this year are cohosted  by the Permanent Missions of Belarus, Georgia and India to the United Nations, and Diwali Foundation USA, Inc. […]

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Michael Bloomberg: Trump should be impeached and doesn’t understand he works for the public

NEW YORK  (TIP): Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said he thinks President Trump should be impeached, despite his prior reservations. The former New York City mayor sat down with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King […]

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150 Trees Planted at SUNY Gandhi Peace Garden in Commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary

LONG ISLAND , NEW YORK(TIP): Plantation Ceremony of 150 trees at Gandhi Peace Garden at the State University of New York Old Westbury Campus took place on Oct 1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi  had earlier on […]

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Book Review – Sikhs of New Jersey – The Pioneers from Punjab

Surinder Kaur Puar Pages: 210, including Preface, Forward, Introduction, Acknowledgments, Thirteen Chapters, Epilogue, Glossary, Notes and Index. Includes illustrations of relevant people, locations and documents. Available for purchase at: AHP website [Americanhistorypress.com], other online booksellers, […]

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Wall Street can Free the World’s 40 Million Modern-Day Slaves

UNITED NATIONS(TIP):  Financiers in Wall Street, the City of London and other banking centers should play a bigger role in freeing the millions of people who endure slave-like working conditions globally, according to a new […]

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NEW HEALTH DEPARTMENT CAMPAIGN WARNS YOUTH OF DANGERS OF E-CIGARETTE USE

NEW YORK(TIP): New York City Health Department, on October 3,  launched a new media campaign to educate teens about the dangers of e-cigarettes. The fast-paced videos alert young people to the dangers of nicotine addiction […]

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IALI India Fest 2019 Draws Crowds

LONG ISLAND, NY(TIP): India Fest , the biggest showcase of Indian culture was held on 22 September 2019 at Hyatt Regency in Long Island. The day-long event (12 noon to 8 P.M.)  presented the picture […]

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NJPAC-WA at GALA Celebrates RAY CHARLES

By Mabel Pais “NJPAC is pushing its way into a new future, and being very imaginative and very intentional about the breadth of its vision and connectivity” – Marcia Wilson Brown, Board President of Women’s […]

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JLF at New York: Celebration of books, ideas, and dialogue

Bidisha Roy NEW YORKCITY (TIP): The third edition of JLF New York – Jaipur Literature Festival — described as “the greatest literary show on Earth” — came to New York, presenting a series of conversations and […]