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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 […]

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Dr Annapoorna Kini, Kanubhai Patel, Dr Tarun Wasil, Chanchal Devi Shah , Vaishali Deshmukh Honored at AIA New York Chapter Deepavali Benefit Gala

WOODBURY, NY(TIP): Association of Indians in America New York Chapter organized  their 32ndDeepavali Annual Benefit Fundraising Gala on Saturday, Sept 7, at elegant  Crest Hollow Country Club Woodbury. A Thali dance by young dancer, Dr. […]

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Beauty and Grace of Punjabi Women displayed at “Punjabi Mutiyaar”

HICKSVILLE, NY(TIP): Long Island Ladies Circle (LILC) in association with Jus Punjabi  organized “Punjabi Mutiyaar” on Sept 6. Members of the Circle dressed in traditional Punjabi attire and wearing traditional Punjabi jewelry presented a picture […]

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New York Physician Rajendra Bhayani Honored with Inspirations to Indian Americans Award in California

NEW YORK(TIP): New York based Dr. Raj Bhayani  was honored by Vivek Oberoi and Kailash Vijayvargiya, BJP General Secretary at the India Day Parade and Festival of Globe in San Francisco California with the Inspirations […]

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Indian Consulate New York Introduces Free Legal Consultation for Community Members

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian Consulate New York, in partnership with Indo-American Lawyers Association,is providing free legal consultation from an expert Lawyer, Sanjay Chaubey to help distressed members of the community or those who need […]

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Indian Film Chuskit Wins Grand Prize at 24th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival

NEW YORK(TIP): Chuskit, directed by Priya Ramasubban, won the Grand Prize at the 24th annual Stony Brook Film Festival presented by Island Federal at the Staller Center for the Arts. “This festival was one of the most competitive yet,” said […]

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Parker Jewish Institute hosts 27th Annual Golf Classic

NEW HYDE PARK (TIP): Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation welcomed more than 110 golfers to its 27thAnnual Golf Classic at Glen Oaks Club, in Old Westbury, on Monday, August 5. The fundraiser’s […]

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Consulate General of India Extends Emergency Visa Services on Holidays/Weekends

NEW YORK(TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York, would be issuing Emergency Visa on Weekends and closed holidays in order to further improve the overall quality and delivery of services at the consulate. The […]

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Indian Origin Hindu Priest brutally attacked; Incident widely condemned

NEW YORK(TIP): Indian diplomats, US lawmakers  and  Community leaders in one voice condemned the brutal attack on a Hindu priest in New York City’s Borough of Queens in open daylight. According to available reports, around […]

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“It is essential that the pressure is kept on to defeat the terror groups and support the host nations”: General Petraeus

NEW YORK(TIP): A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan claimed his country’s spy agency ISI provided information that helped the US track down and kill Osama bin Laden, former Director of the Central Intelligence […]

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Ambassador Shringla Inaugurates Queue Management System at New York Consulate

NEW YORK CITY(TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York has launched ‘Queue Management System’ to manage queues of applicants who come to the Consulate for various services and also to improve the overall quality […]