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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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Indian American Stony Brook Sisters use GRL PWR to fight disease

NEW YORK (TIP): Ruchi Shah was 15 years old when she noticed a long line of people outside of a tiny clinic waiting to get treatment for mosquito-transmitted diseases during a family trip to India. […]

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Indian Origin Chintan Mehta and Munish Kumar on Wells Fargo Expanded Technology Leadership Team

CIOs named to support Corporate Strategy, Digital Platform & Innovation, and Wealth & Investment Management businesses SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced, May 8, two new leaders joining the Technology organization. […]

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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 […]

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Dance Diplomacy on Battery Dance TV

                                         Dance Diplomacy Jonathan with Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India NY, dancer Pallavi Krishnan of Kerala, India and Samiul Islam Poluck, elocutionist of Dhaka, Bangladesh On Battery Dance TV,  Sunday, April 19, 2020 […]

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Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra accuses China of creating COVID-19 in a Lab; Urges Trump to Seek Compensation from China

NEW YORK (TIP): Alleging that coronavirus was genetically-engineered in a Wuhan lab, an Indian-American survivor of the deadly virus has urged President Donald Trump to seek compensation from China, running into trillions of dollars, for […]

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OBITUARY

The death of Mr. Avneet Singh  son of Mr Jay Jasbir Singh and Mrs. Lovely  Kaur has sent shock waves in the community in Long Island. Mr. Singh was sick for some time and was […]

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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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You will be missed, Brahm Kanchibhotla

I never ever dreamed of losing my friend and fellow journalist Brahm  Kanchibhotla the way he has been snatched from us. I recall vividly my first meeting with him in New York. Shri  Atal Behari […]

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GET WELL SOON

Some of our friends are tested positive with Coronavirus. Two of them, well known doctors , got infected while performing their sacred duty of saving lives.                                     Dr. Ajay Lodha                                 Dr. Sunil Mehrra      […]

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Coronavirus, my Trojan Horse, which sought to overcome my Walls of Troy

  A COVID-19 Survivor’s Reflections By Ravi Batra  The best that has come out of these three weeks’ “Groundhog Day“ quarantine is: I realize more than ever how much I love, and how dear my […]

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Indian Origin Technology Executive Arvind Krishna Takes Charge as IBM CEO

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian-origin technology executive Arvind Krishna took charge as the new Chief Executive Officer of American IT giant IBM on April 6. As a business leader and technologist, he has led the building […]

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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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Indian American Student at UVA Develops Coronavirus Tracker

NEW YORK (TIP): TrackCorona, a COVID-19 tracking website developed by two University of Virginia students, James Yun and Soukarya Ghosh, and friends at Virginia Tech and Stanford University, is proving to be a valuable public […]

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Indian American Stanford Student Awarded Michel David-Weill Scholarship

NEW YORK (TIP): Stanford senior Riya Verma is the recipient of the Michel David-Weill Scholarship, which provides funding for two years of graduate study at Sciences Po in Paris, France. Verma is the first Stanford student […]

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Indian American Aditya Vashistha Receives Google Research Award

NEW YORK (TIP): Aditya Vashistha an Assistant Professor of Information Science at Cornell University has received Google Research Award. He designs and builds computing systems to empower people in low-resource environments. Vashistha’s team will use human-centered […]

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Indian American Fighting Covid-19 on the Frontlines by Giving Lifesaving Soap into More Hands

Indian American Fighting Covid-19 on the Frontlines by Giving Lifesaving Soap into More Hands By Bidisha Roy NEW YORK (TIP): All of a sudden people have woken up to a new reality when everyone is […]

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Gurbani Maestro Padma Shri Nirmal Singh Khalsa Falls to Covid-19

NEW YORK  (TIP): Padma Shri awardee and former ”Hazuri Raagi” at the Golden Temple, Nirmal Singh Khalsa  died at Amritsar of coronavirus Thursday, April 2  morning,  news reports reaching New York said.  The 62-year-old ”Gurbani” […]

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Senate Majority Passes New York State Budget

Focus on Protecting New Yorkers’ Health and Values & Combating the Coronavirus Pandemic ALBANY, NY (TIP): The Senate Majority passed the 2020-2021 State Budget that addresses the needs of New York residents and businesses, especially […]

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ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020 Goes Virtual

    ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020 Goes Virtual                                                                 By Mabel Pais   “We feel […]