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Prayer Service for Astrologer Bejan Daruwalla held in Ahmedabad , June 4

AHMEDABAD (TIP): A Prayer service for the world-renowned astrologer Bejan Daruwalla  who passed away here on May 29,  at the age of 88, was organized by the family, June 4. Several political, industry and  community […]

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Indian Overseas Congress, USA Opens New Chapter representing Michigan State

MICHIGAN (TIP):  In its continuing efforts to expand  IOC, USA offices throughout USA, IOC, USA opened a New Chapter in Michigan on Sat. June 22, 2019 and installed Mr. Rajwinder Singh Grewal as the Chapter […]

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Indian Envoy woos Silicon Valley Investors for Next Phase of India’s Development

WASHINGTON (TIP): Describing Silicon Valley as the best regional partner of India in the social innovation arena, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla expressed hope that more VC funding from Silicon Valley will […]


End of an epoch: on M. Karunanidhi’s death

“He will be long remembered for three outstanding accomplishments — his passion for Tamil as a language and a metaphor for the dignity of its users; his refusal to be bullied by political hubris during […]


Star scientist Hawking joins the stars

Perhaps by now, Stephen Hawking, who spent a lifetime studying physics and cosmology, has already unlocked the mysteries of the universe. That is, if we go by the theory of God’s existence and the common […]

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Billy Graham: The Most Influential Spiritual Leader of the Modern World

Billy Graham played multiple roles on the world stage as a spiritual leader. He was the most admired religious leader in the world. He was considered to be America’s pastor and a pastor to US […]


Island named after Kalam

BHUBANESWAR (TIP): The Odisha Government formally named the Outer Wheeler island in Bhadrak district as APJ Abdul Kalam Island as a tribute to the former President on his second death anniversary. The Revenue and Disaster Management Department yesterday issued […]

Indian Americans

Indian American to embark on solo flight around the world

NEW YORK (TIP): On July 4, Ravinder K. Bansal, a retired entrepreneur of Indian origin, will embark on a solo flight around the world in a single-engine Cessna 400 to raise money for a hospital […]



Vidya Balan is all set to don the hat of an RJ once more in her upcoming movie ‘Tumhari Sulu’. Off late Bollywood movies have been rehashing the blockbuster hit songs from the 90s and presenting it to the […]



Tributes are pouring in from celebrities across the globe for former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore, who died after a short but brave battle with cancer, his family said. Moore died on Tuesday in Switzerland, his family announced on […]


Manchester terror attack: Top developments

LONDON (TIP): British police are rushing to uncover a possible terror network thought to have helped Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi in the attack on the Ariana Grande concert on Monday. Greater Manchester Police say two men were arrested overnight […]

Indian Americans

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 […]



TRIBUTE TO MOTHER Mothers are everything for us when we are small…our lives revolve around her. For everything that we need we call mother. To protect us from all perceivable dangers we want her around us. To […]

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Sri Balaji Temple Chicago celebrates the Millennium of Sri Ramanuja Acharya

Sri Balaji Temple Chicago celebrates the Millennium of Sri Ramanuja Acharya CHICAGO, IL (TIP): This year marks the millennium, 1,000th birth anniversary (Sahasrabdi) of the legendary Sri Ramanuja Acharya. Hindus around the globe celebrated this memorable event by paying tribute to […]

A renowned polymath, Tagore singlehandedly reshaped the region's literature and music


A tribute to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on his 156th birth anniversary which falls on Sunday, May 7, 2017 Rabindra Nath Tagore exists as one of most prominent figures in the literary and the philosophical world. […]



The man with many parts could no more fight against the terrible cancer  which had bowed him down for some time now and yielded to the Will of God on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at […]

Dr Yashwant Karkhanis, peacefully passed away on March 23, 2017 at his home in Fanwood, N.J. after a brief hospitalization.
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Preeminent Scientist Dr Yashwant Karkhanis Passes Away

FANWOOD, NJ (TIP): One the most preeminent scientist of Indian origin, Dr Yashwant Karkhanis, peacefully passed away on March 23, 2017 at his home in Fanwood, N.J. after a brief hospitalization. He was 86. He […]

Alankrita Shrivastava's LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA is the opening film

New York Indian Film Festival Announces Dates & Films

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): America’s premier film festival representing the Indian subcontinent, New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF), kicks off its 17th anniversary season on Sunday, April 30th, with Alankrita Shrivastava’s women’s empowerment film LIPSTICK […]

Ambassador of India to the United States Navtej Sarna highlighted the stellar contributions of Mr. Parasuram and Mr. Unna in the field of journalism
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Embassy of India hosts Memorial ceremony

WASHINGTON (TIP): Embassy of India organized a Memorial ceremony on February 21 to condole the passing away of two stalwarts of India-US journalism: Mr. Warren Unna (former South Asia Bureau Chief of Washington Post and […]

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Indian American writer Bharati Mukherjee dies at 76

Bharati Mukherjee, whose works examined the Indian American immigrant experience, died on Saturday, January 28, at the New York University Hospital. Mukherjee was suffering from rheumatoid arthritis in the past few years. She suffered from […]

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INOC(I) National President Lavika Bhagat Singh Passes away

Indian National Overseas Congress members are grieving nationwide over death of their beloved President Mrs. Lavika Bhagat Singh. Expressing his condolences, the AICC Vice President Shri Rahul Gandhi said “She worked hard to spread the […]

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Ajay Batra bereaved: Young son Arvin dies in a car accident

HICKSVILLE, NY (TIP): IVSTV owner and community activist Mr. Ajay Batra lost his young son, Arvin Batra who met with a fatal car accident Saturday, December 24 morning, in Hicksville, Long Island. Arvin Batra, well […]

Indian Americans

South Asian Dance Retreat returns with a bang to Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO (TIP): The South Asian Dance Retreat supported by the Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise in collaboration with the Department of dance, The Ohio State University and Chennai’s very own dance academy, […]

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Ekal Vidyalaya’s Phenomenal Fund-Raising Success in 2016

NEW YORK (TIP): As India is emerging as an economic power on the world stage, there is another contrarian reality by its side which is quite unsettling. Even in this technologically advance new millennium, there […]

Sanjay Valvani was found dead on Monday, June 20 night in an apparent suicide
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Indian American Star hedge fund manager found dead in apparent suicide a week after arrest

NEW YORK (TIP): Hedge fund manager Sanjay Valvani was found dead on Monday, June 20 night in an apparent suicide, less than one week after the star investor was arrested on insider-trading charges. Sanjay, 44, […]