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Trump extends CDC guidelines to April 30; Hopes June 1 will see all clear signal

WASHINGTON (TIP): President Donald Trump on Sunday announced he’s extending his administration’s guidelines on social distancing amid the COVID-19 outbreak until April 30. Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, […]

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The CARES Act – What You Need to Know

Late Wednesday, March 25, the Senate unanimously approved an historic stimulus bill – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) – to provide significant aid to the American people and businesses impacted […]

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New York Governor Cuomo Extends Stay Home Order Until April 15 *Warns of drastic budget cuts *Accepts CDC advisory on travel

NEW YORK (TIP): Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced, March 29  extension of shut down of New York State until April 15. The shutdown requires all non-essential employees to stay home for another two weeks. The order, […]

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Businesses Indulging in Price Gouging

  NEW YORK (TIP): Despite of administration’s strict warning against Price Gouging, Indian businesses, particularly grocers are taking advantage of the situation and  indulging in price gouging . It is really a shame they are […]

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Largest one-day total of new deaths reported in New Jersey

TRENTON , NJ (TIP): In yet another massive 24-hour surge, New Jersey state officials March 27 announced 1,982 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 27 new known deaths in New Jersey, boosting the statewide […]

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No Dollar Value on Human Lives, Please: Opt for Total Shut down of America

Please don’t  provoke  Nature, anymore . Be fearful of the  approaching catastrophe. Now is the time to get out of the way of a devouring monster of Coronavirus.   President Trump should impose a nationwide […]

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NY Governor Cuomo Mandates 100% Workforce to Stay Home, excluding Essential Services

NEW YORK (TIP): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, March 20  ordered that all employees of all non-essential businesses must stay at home and urged residents to stay indoors as much as possible as […]

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India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu to be accorded a Welcome reception in New Jersey on March 15

ISELIN, NJ (TIP): Consulate General of India , New York and the Federation of Indian Associations NY-NJ-CT  will be  hosting a welcome reception to Ambassador Taranjit Singh Sandhu who took over as India’s Ambassador to […]

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Bashing Christians and befriending Trump, the Christian, Modi Style

  “In the light of President’s remarks at the United Nations General Assembly that it is necessary to “increase the prosecution and punishment of crimes against religious communities”, the world is waiting to see whether […]

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The curtain is down on another drama : On end of impeachment drama and acquittal of President Trump

Curtains came down Feb 5 on “Drama Impeachment” of President Trump- the third US President to be impeached, bringing cheer and jubilation among Republicans and sighs of desperation among Democrats. The Democrats will not tire […]

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IRS warns against ‘ghost’ tax return preparers

  WASHINGTON  (TIP): With the start of the 2020 tax filing season near, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to avoid unethical “ghost” tax return preparers. According to the IRS, a ghost preparer does […]

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IRS selects new advisory council members for 2020

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Internal Revenue Service announced  December 12  the appointment of 12 new members to the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council.   The IRSAC, established in 1953, is an organized public forum for IRS […]

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USCIS Announces Implementation of Electronic H-1B Registration Process

WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services  announced on December 6, 2019  a requirement for employers seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption, to first electronically register and […]

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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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Nancy Pelosi okays drafting of impeachment articles against Donald Trump

WASHINGTON DC (TIP): Alleging that US President Donald Trump has abused power undermining national security and jeopardizing the integrity of the elections, Speaker of House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, December 5,  said they […]

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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 18, illnesses surpass 1,000, say officials

WASHINGTON(TIP): U.S. health officials on Thursday, October 3,  reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products and said the number of confirmed and probable cases of the […]

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Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary celebrated by Delhi Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities in partnership with World Business Chicago

CHICAGO(TIP):  Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued, Spt. 30,  a Proclamation declaring October 2, 2019 Mahatma Gandhi Day in the City of Chicago, at an event hosted by the Delhi Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities in […]

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Resolution introduced in US Senate to commemorate Gandhi’s 150 birth anniversary

WASHINGTON(TIP): US lawmakers on Wednesday, Oct 2,  introduced a bipartisan resolution in the Congress to commemorate the memory and legacy of the apostle of peace. Coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, US […]

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Government of India Announce Ambitious Plans to Celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th Birth Anniversary

NEW YORK(TIP): The Consulate General of India at New York in a press note enumerated the recent  steps taken by Govt. of India with respect to Sikh community and celebration of   550th Birth Anniversary of […]

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Global Entry Program Introduced for Indian citizens residing in USA

WASHINGTON (TIP): As part of the citizen-centric service, Embassy of India, Washington DC and Consulates General of India in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New York, and San Francisco introduced the system of accepting GEP applications by […]

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India sought a solution while Pakistan was comfortable with continuing with cross-border terrorism: Dr. S Jaishankar

WASHINGTON(TIP): External Affairs Minister (EAM), Dr. S Jaishankar concluded a comprehensive visit (28 September to 02 October 2019) to Washington DC, his first visit to Washington after his appointment as Minister for External Affairs of […]

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Sikh American Deputy Sheriff shot and killed in the line of duty in Texas

HOUSTON , TX(TIP): A Sikh law-enforcement officer has been fatally shot multiple times during a traffic stop in the U.S. state of Texas, a media report said , September 27. Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputy […]

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US hostage negotiator is new NSA

WASHINGTON(TIP): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, Sept 18,  named his chief hostage negotiator Robert O’Brien as the new National Security Adviser to replace John Bolton, who was fired last week. O’Brien, who has been […]

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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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One dead, five hurt in Washington, DC shooting: Police

WASHINGTON(TIP):  Gunfire erupted on the streets of Washington, D.C., on Thursday, September 19 night, not far from the White House. One person was killed,  and five others wounded, police said. It was not immediately clear […]