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FIA Honors Padma Shri HR Shah

ASHOK OJHA, FORDS, NJ (TIP) Dozens of speakers including Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, Consul-General of India in New York, paid glowing tribute to HR Shah, Chairman and CEO of TV ASIA, who recently received the PadmaShri award from the […]

Sikh community leaders with Consul General Riva Ganguly Das and the guest speaker Dr. Nikky Guninder Kaur Singh Photo / Paras Chhetri

350th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Gobind Singh celebrated at the Indian Consulate

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian American community and their friends from the mainstream came together to celebrate the 350th birth anniversary of the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, Shri Guru Gobind Singh. It was for the […]

AAPI’s 35th Convention kick off being inaugurated with the lighting of the traditional lamp
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AAPI’s 35th annual convention kick off event held at Indian Consulate

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): “It’s very great joy that I want to invite you all to come and be part of the 35th annual American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Convention 2017 to […]

Gobind Munjal (with raised right hand) is sworn in by the immediate Past President Mr Sunil Modi (at the mike). From L to R: Consul General Riva Ganguly Das, Shashi Shah, Gobind Munjal, Mrs. Munjal, Sunil Modi, and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer
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Association of Indians in America (AIA) Executive Committee 2017-18 Inaugurated

A former IALI President Gobind Munjal is sworn in as President The Association of Indians in America (AIA), New York Chapter held an Inauguration / Oath Ceremony of the Newly Elected 2017-2018 Executive Committee at […]

Dancer and Foods Highlight India for Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at Scranton
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Diplomats, Dancer and Foods Highlight India for Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at Scranton

NEW YORK (TIP): The University of Scranton will welcome three distinguished guests from India to participate in the fourth annual Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 29, at 5:30 p.m. in […]

US diplomats and their teacher with Deputy Consul General of India in New York Mr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra and TV Asia Chairman & CEO Mr. HR Shah at TV Asia Studios, Edison, New Jersey on March 1. Seen in the picture (From L to R): Srujal Parikh, Pushpa Patel, Molly Hollowell, Gaurav Bansal, Michael Rosenthal, Deputy Consul General Manoj Mohapatra, Jay Treloar,Nathaniel Ferrar, HR Shah, and Rajiv Bhambri
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US diplomats surprise Indian Americans with a flourish of fluent Hindi

People of Indian origin, who are living in USA on refugee status, will soon be able to travel to India with a valid travel visa. The Government of India has decided to grant visa to […]

Premal Badiani poses with Consul General Riva Ganguly Das
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Making an Environmental Impact through Fashion: Premal Badiani showcases clothes made from wood pulp

She strongly believes that every individual has a social responsibility and they can make an impact in the society in any field they belong to. And India-born US-based designer Premal Badiani is trying to make […]

More than 25 countries showcased their rich cuisine and culture during the event
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Consulate General of India, New York hosts International Food Festival

The Society of Foreign Consuls (SOFC), New York, in association with the Consulate General of India, New York, organized the International Food Festival on February 09, 2017 at the Consulate premises. More than 25 countries […]

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Indian Consulate, NY to host first outreach event of the Year in New Jersey

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York will host the first outreach event of 2017 on 7th February in TV Asia in Edison, New Jersey. There will be a session ‘Ask […]

Consul General of India in New York, Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das hoisting the Indian national flag

Zest marked celebration of India’s 68th Republic Day at the Consulate General of India, New York

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York celebrated India’s 68th Republic day with enthusiasm and patriotic fervor, January 26. The celebrations began in the morning at the Consulate. Consul general of […]

Consul General Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das spoke about the highlights of PBD 2017
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Indian Consulate in New York celebrates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York in association with AIA (Association of Indian Americans) celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 (PBD 2017) at its premises on Saturday 8, January 2017. A […]

Consul General of India in New York, Riva Ganguly Das, flanked by gurdwara representatives, stands behind Guru Granth Sahib at a Gurdwara in Connecticut
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Consulate General, NY Reaches out to Community to Redress and Serve

NEW YORK (TIP): The Consulate General of India, New York, organized two Outreach programs for the Indian-American community, particularly the Sikh community, in the Connecticut and Massachusetts region in the month of November, 2016. At […]

Consul General Riwa Ganguly Das speaking on the occasion
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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrated at the Indian Consulate

New York City (TIP): On the 141st birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Bharat Ratna awardee and an i n v a l u a b l e contributor in the freedom struggle and founding […]

Thousands gathered to experience excitement and joy of Diwali at Times Square
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NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Diwali at Times Square 2016 is over but the memory of it will last a lifetime for many. Creating history third time in a row, it was a celebration unlike any […]

HR Shah wins Air India free return ticket. Seen in the picture, from L to R: Ravi Batra, HR Shah, Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, Ranju Batra, Vandana Sharma, Regional Manager, Air India

Air India adds more color to Diwali Stamp celebrations

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): India‘s national carrier Air India (AI) made this Diwali very special for Indians living in the USA by offering a unique gift. On October 5 the United States Postal Service released the […]

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Indian Ministry of Culture and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York sign Memorandum of Agreement

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Ministry of Culture, Government of India and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, signed a Memorandum of Agreement on the Indian Conservation Fellowship Program in 2016. A pilot project […]

Consul General of India in New York, Riva Ganguly Das (center) addresses mediapersons at the press conference to announce the arrangements for the unveiling of the Diwali Commemorative stamp, September 21. Ranju Batra, Chair of the Diwali Stamp Project is to her left and, to her right is Ravi Batra - Photo/ Vijay Shah

Diwali Stamp to be Unveiled October 5: Air India announces Raffle for free travel to India

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): Almost a decade long struggles to have a US postal stamp to commemorate the best known Indian festival bore fruit in August when the USPS conveyed to Ranju Batra, Chair of […]

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Diwali Stamp Project Chairperson Ranju Batra announced that the Diwali Stamp will be unveiled on October 5 at the Indian Consulate. Seen in the picture, from L to R: Prof. Indrajit Saluja, Neeta Bhasin, Rajeev Sharma, Vandana Sharma, Regional Manager Air India, Ranju Batra, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Kamlesh Mehta, Consul General Riva Ganguly Das, Pal Dhillon, Ravi Batra, Harpreet Singh Toor, Sudhir Vaishnav, Srujal Parikh -- Photo/ Mohammed Jaffer-SnapsIndia

US Honors Indian Festival of Lights: Issues Commemorative Diwali Stamp

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): What gift could have been better than the US magnanimously offering a Diwali Commemorative Stamp? The gift hasn’t come easily. It took a seven- year relentless effort by Ranju Batra, Chairperson […]

India's Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar unfurls the Indian National Flag at the Indian Consulate in New York, August 15, 2016. Looking on is Consul General Riva Ganguly Das, to Minister's left. Photo/ Moahmmed Jaffer-SnapsIndia

Enthusiasm Marks Celebrations of India’s 70th Independence Day

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The 70th Independence Day of India was celebrated with great enthusiasm with parades, flag hoisting and music concerts at a number of places all over the Tri-State area of New York, […]

Message on the 69th Anniversary of India's Independence
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Independence Day Celebrations at the Indian Consulate, New York

Consul General of India Mrs. Riva Ganguly Das and the Consulate Staff Cordially invites the Indian American community and friends of the community to the Celebration of 70th year of India’s Independence on August 15, 2016 […]

Sheila Chaman who is on a brief visit to New York met Consul General Riva Ganguly Das, August 4 and obtained her comments on the working of the Consulate and preparations for the celebration of India's Independence Day
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The Consulate General of India in New York is where every Indian living in New York visits at least once a year. The Consulate is planning a grand Event to celebrate the 70th Independence of […]

Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das and FIA officials light the lamp to kick off the 36th India Day Parade, scheduled for August 21

36th India Day Parade to be held on 21st August formally kicked off

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Consul General of India in New York Riva Ganguly Das and FIA officials performed the traditional ceremony of lighting the lamp to kick off the 36th India Day Parade organized […]

Convention Inauguration with Lighting of the Lamp. From L to R: Dr. Asha Samant, Dr. Rajeev Mehta, Lord Diljit Rana, Lal Motwani, Amb. Riva Ganguly Das, Ram Gadhavi, Guyana Prime Minister Riva Ganguly Das, Noel Lal, Niraj Baxi and Sunny Kulathakal
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GOPIO 2016 Biennial Convention deliberates wide range of issues

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): With the theme “Strengthening Connections between India and Indian Diaspora through Business,” GOPIO International, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (, is held its 27th Anniversary Celebrations and GOPIO Biennial […]

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GOPIO 2016 Biennial Convention and Conference: June 24 & 25

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): GOPIO International, the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (, is holding its 27th Anniversary Celebrations and GOPIO Biennial Convention 2016 in New York, USA at the World’s Fair Marina […]

SUNY JFEW students with Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das at the Consulate on June 6, 2016 (Photo courtesy Paras Chettri )
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Consul General meets with SUNY JFEW Students

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The Class of 2017 comprising all-women-students from International Relations and Global Affairs Program of the State University of New York had an audience with the Consul General on June 6, 2016 […]