Photo caption:Harish Jajoo. Photo courtesy/ sugarlandtx.gov

Indian-American in Texas seeks re-election to US city Council seat

SUGAR LAND, TX (TIP): Harish Jajoo, a licensed professional engineer and small business owner, has served on the city council since 2011.An Indian-American engineer is seeking re-election...
Consul General Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das spoke about the highlights of PBD 2017

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...
President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Pravasi Bharatiya Samman on Nisha Desai Biswal, US Assistant Secretary of State. Seen in the picture, from L to R: General VK Singh, Minister of State for External affairs, President Pranab Mukherjee, Nisha Desai Biswal with her honor scroll and Luiss Da Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal who was also conferred the honor. Photo/Jay Mandal on assignment

PBD 2017 Concludes on a note of greater engagement between the government of India...

‘Indians abroad are ambassadors of our culture’: President Mujherjee BENGALURU (TIP): The three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention came to an end on Monday, January 9, with the President...
Andy Bhatia who retired as Area Sales Manager for Air India in New York a couple of years ago, after serving the organization with distinction for 35 years, has been elected President of FIA Tri-State

Andy Bhatia elected president of FIA Tri-State

NEW YORK (TIP): Noted community activist Andy Bhatia has been elected president of the Federation of Indian Associations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, which organizes the largest India Day Parade...
Nikki Haley, who will replace Samantha Power as the US Ambassador to the United Nations if confirmed, has already created history by becoming the first women Indian- American Governor of a US State.

Nikki Haley’s confirmation hearing for US envoy to United Nations next week

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian-American South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley would appear before a Congressional panel for her confirmation hearing for the post of US Ambassador to the UN...

A Path to College and Careers for all Children

Navigating the college process can be challenging for students and their families. As the first person in my family to go to college, I know how stressful...

Notebandi not enough to end corruption

The historic decision of Nov 9, 2016 to demonetize currency notes of Rs. 500/1000, which represents 86 %of the total currency in circulation, was 'overdue' since the...

World’s most heat resistant material found

LONDON: Scientists have identified materials that can withstand temperatures of nearly 4,000 degrees Celsius, an advance that may pave the way for improved heat resistant shielding for...

ISRAEL’S FLYING CAR PASSENGER DRONE MOVES CLOSER TO DELIVERY

The Cormorant, billed as a flying car, is capable of transporting 500kg (around half a tonne) of weight and travelling at 185 km (115 miles) per hour....

NASA may build ice homes on Mars to protect astronauts

WASHINGTON (TIP): To protect astronauts from the harsh Martian environment, the best building material for a new home on the Red Planet may lie in ice, say...

New imaging technique may prevent vision loss

WASHINGTON (TIP): Scientists have developed a new non-invasive retinal imaging technique that could help prevent the onset of vision loss in diseases like glaucoma - the second...

‘GOOGLE ASSISTANT WILL LEAD SMART SPEAKERS, VIRTUAL ASSISTANT SPACE’

Internet giant Google’s virtual assistant, Google Assistant, is expected to lead the smart speakers and virtual assistant space leaving products such as Amazon’s Alexa trailing behind, an...
Mr. HR Shah, Chairman of TV Asia is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and community leader

Mr. HR Shah: The Doyen of Indian American Community

He may pass by. You may not notice him. He is one among many. But only when you get to know him, you understand the power of...

FROM WILL SMITH TO CHRIS HEMSWORTH: IT WAS A STARRY 2016 FOR INDIA

Every year a slew of Hollywood celebs visit India, and rarely do they return disappointed. Last year, superstars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom,...

DEEPIKA NERVOUS YET EXCITED ABOUT HOLLYWOOD DEBUT

Actress Deepika Padukone says she is nervous and excited about her Hollywood debut 'xXx - Return of Xander Cage' that stars Vin Diesel. "I am really excited. This...

Makers of Rustom team up with Anushka Sharma

Looks like 2017 is going to be the year of joint ventures in Bollywood. After producing Rustom and the upcoming 'Toilet — Ek Prem Katha', KriArj Entertainment...

ANISTON AND THEROUX TO GO ON VACATION TO SAVE THEIR MARRIAGE

Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are reportedly trying to fix their broken marriage. Aniston is planning a getaway with her husband to save their marriage. "The honeymoon...

ASSASSIN’S CREED MOVIE REVIEW

STORY: Using a revolutionary technology that unlocks genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar in 15th century Spain. This video game...

KATRINA KAIF SEEKS CAREER ADVICE FROM SALMAN KHAN?

After seeing a dip in her career with two duds - 'Fitoor' and 'Baar Baar Dekho' - last year, Katrina Kaif is now ready to get back...

Horse-riding is therapeutic, says Jacqueline

Jacqueline Fernandez has often been seen riding a horse at a popular club in Southern Mumbai. But against popular perception, it's not for a movie. The actress has...

SCARLETT JOHANSSON IS 2016’S TOP-GROSSING ACTOR

Scarlett Johansson has been crowned 2016’s top grossing actor according to Forbes, with her films bringing in a total of US$1.2 billion (Rs 8000 crore) worldwide. The 32-year-old...

New Bill on H-1B Visas Seeks to Crack Down on Abuse

WASHINGTON (TIP): A bill backing key changes in the H-1B visa program that allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high-tech jobs in the U.S....
elections politics india

Poll schedule for 5 states announced, UP to vote in 7 phases; counting on...

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Election Commission on January 4 (Wednesday) announced the poll dates for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur and Goa. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi...

Welcome to Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 at Bengaluru

THE CONVENTION WILL FOCUS ON DIASPORA ACHIEVEMENTS   TIP Correspondent BENGALURU: The curtains are ready to be raised on the 14th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas being held...
Harendra Singh

Federal bribery trial for Harendra Singh indefinitely delayed

NEW YORK (TIP): The much anticipated federal trial of the once prominent Long Island restaurateur Harendra Singh, which was scheduled for jury selection Monday, January 2, has...
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