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“Our Nation Is like None Other; President Trump Is like None Other; Our Election Was like None Other; and 2020 Civil War Continues, As China Grabs Lands and Assets.   The Presidential Election on November […]

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Russia jails man for 13 years for trying to pass military secrets to CIA

Moscow (TIP): Russia has sentenced a man to 13 years in prison for trying to pass military secrets about Russia’s Northern Fleet to the US Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said on […]

Coronavirus

Global Covid-19 cases top 52.6mn: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 52.6 million, while the deaths have surged to 1,291,920, according to the Johns Hopkins University.As of Friday (Nov 13) morning, the total caseload and death toll […]

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Russia says its Sputnik V COVID vaccine is 92% effective

Russia‘s Sputnik V vaccine is 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to interim trial results, the country’s sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday, as Moscow rushes to keep pace with Western drugmakers in […]

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Rare purple-pink diamond sold for $26.6 million Swiss francs

Geneva (TIP): An extremely rare, purple-pink diamond mined in Russia, which Sotheby’s described as “a true wonder of nature”, sold for $26.6 million Swiss francs on Wednesday, the auction house said. Sotheby’s had estimated that […]

United States

Biden reassures US allies in calls with leaders of Japan, South Korea, Australia

NEW YORK (TIP): In their first calls with Joe Biden since the U.S. election, the leaders of Japan, South Korea and Australia on Thursday reaffirmed plans to form close ties with the president-elect to tackle […]

Opinions

Clash of Civilizations

 Islam, more than any other religion, smells apostasy in rejection of its beliefs More than any other religion in our universe, Islam smells apostasy and insult in any rejection of its beliefs, however casual the […]

NY/NJ/CT

Biden vows to rejoin Paris Climate Agreement

NEW YORK (TIP): On November 4, the US formally withdrew from the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has pledged that his administration would rejoin the historic Paris Agreement on […]

Coronavirus

Global Covid-19 Cases top 48.5mn: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped the 48.5 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more than 1,231,610, according to the Johns Hopkins University. As of Friday (Nov 6) morning, the […]

Indian American

Indian Americans believe Joe Biden, Kamala Harris have best Understanding of Community

  WASHINGTON (TIP): Joe Biden and his running mate Senator Kamala Harris have the best understanding of the Indian-American community, the leaders supporting the two Democratic candidates have said, describing US President Donald Trump as a […]

Frontpage News

Trump’s ‘filthy’ comment on India dismays strategists

‘Look at India, it’s filthy,’ the US President said in the Oct 22 presidential debate NEW DELHI / NEW YORK (TIP): After not figuring in the first presidential debate between US President Donald Trump and […]

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United States

Russia Poses Greater Election Threat Than Iran, Many U.S. Officials Say

WASHINGTON (TIP): While senior Trump administration officials said this week that Iran has been actively interfering in the presidential election, many intelligence officials said they remained far more concerned about Russia, which in recent days […]

Other News

Iran and Russia Seek to Influence Election in Final Days, U.S. Officials Warn

WASHINGTON (TIP): Iran and Russia have both obtained American voter registration data, top national security officials announced late on Wednesday, providing the first concrete evidence that the two countries are stepping in to try to […]

Frontpage News

India, Russia begin ‘new era’ of cooperation in Indo-Pacific region: Modi

VLADIVOSTOK(TIP): India and Russia are beginning a new era of cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region to make it “open, free and inclusive”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday ,September 5,  amidst China flexing its […]

India

India and U.S. resolve to work through their trade differences

NEW DELHI (TIP): India and the U.S. resolved to “work through” their differences which have led to an impasse on trade issues as External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar hosted U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

Frontpage News

China, Russia to Open up Markets for Indian Trade

NEW YORK / NEW DELHI / BISHKEK (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, June 13,  received assurances of significant trade and investment opportunities in bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President […]

United States

Trump’s ex-lawyer gets 3-yr prison term for financial crimes

NEW YORK (TIP): President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday, December 12,  for financial crimes and orchestrating hush payments to women before the 2016 election, […]

India

India, Russia set to sign three major deals, ignoring U.S. threats

NEW DELHI(TIP): Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Delhi on Thursday, October 4, for the annual IndiaRussia summit which could see the signing of military deals totaling close to $10 billion; a 24-hour visit that […]

Featured

Russia’s pro-Pakistan tilt: India must not allow old ally to slip away

The signs have been ominous for the past four years. By the time PM Modi arrived at his ‘Barack’ moment, Russia had read South Block’s signals of apathy and inked an agreement on defense cooperation […]

Sports News

FIFA was Russia’s coming out party

Moscow splurged over $11 bn to make the FIFA World Cup an event to make the ‘planet’ change its outlook about Russia. It worked, leading the FIFA chief to say, “ the whole world fell […]

United States

Trump, Putin to hold summit in Helsinki on July 16

Will discuss Syria, Ukraine and “many other subjects”: Trump WASHINGTON/MOSCOW(TIP): US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a summit in Helsinki on July 16, the White House and the Kremlin announced Thursday, […]

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Trump’s Iran walk-back: Double whammy for India after CATSA

Just when Indian diplomats were figuring out how to mitigate the impact of Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CATSA) on its arms and oil trade with Russia, South Block has another reason to burn […]

World

UK snaps diplomatic ties with Russia: 23 Russian officials told to leave in a week

British PM May says Moscow behind murderous bid LONDON (TIP): British Prime Minister Theresa May, on March 14, held Russia responsible for the nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter as […]

World

Russian passenger plane crashes outside Moscow

Saratov Airlines flight carrying 71 people crashes after take off from Domodedovo airport Moscow (TIP): More than 70 people died when a Russian passenger plane crashed shortly after take-off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport on Sunday, […]

World

Putin says Russia’s spy agencies prevented 60 terror attacks

MOSCOW (TIP): President Vladimir Putin says Russian security agencies have thwarted 60 terror attacks in the country this year. Russia marked its Day of Employees of State Security Agencies on Wednesday. Speaking to intelligence officers on their professional holiday, Putin said […]