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Visa, OCI card suspension prevents several Indians in US from flying back home

NEW YORK (TIP): Several Indians in the US, either on the H-1B work visa or Green Card having children who are American citizens by birth, are being prevented from travelling to India aboard the special […]

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The solution to fight Coronavirus is now becoming a reality

  The world is looking for a drug and a vaccine to overcome the deadly virus. Many countries and many research groups are working feverishly to find an effective remedy. Fortunately, there have been some […]

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US India 2020 Trade Relations in Health Sector under COVID -19 Challenge

We are living in unprecedented times. The entire world is focusing on the coronavirus pandemic.  Legions have contracted the illness; many have died from it.  The virus surprised every sector of society and caught many […]

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Science of Spirituality/SKRM Feeds Tens of Thousands During India’s Nationwide Lockdown

NEW YORK / NEW DELHI (TIP): As the world comes to grips with a global pandemic of epic proportions, countries have taken strong measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. On March 24, […]

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US unemployment applications reach over 26m as many States struggle to deal with the Pandemic

NEW YORK (TIP):  From a record  number of employments to a  record-breaking number of unemployment, the US is facing a grim situation with joblessness. The total number of Americans filing for  unemployment shot up to  […]

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Cuomo says 21% of NYC found infected with coronavirus in random tests

ALBANY, NY (TIP): New York State Governor Cuomo said a shocking 21% of people from the five boroughs of New York City who were tested outside supermarkets were found inflicted with COVID-19. Men slightly outnumbered […]

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Trump Suspends Immigration into U.S. for 60 Days

I.S. Saluja WASHINGTON (TIP): U.S. President Donald Trump, April 22,  signed an executive order pausing immigration for 60 days to protect the jobs of Americans laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary suspension […]

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Get answers to Economic Impact Payment questions

  WASHINGTON  (TIP): The IRS is regularly updating the Economic Impact Payment  and the Get My Payment tool frequently asked questions pages on IRS.gov as more information becomes available. Taxpayers should check the FAQs often […]

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Governor Cuomo Favors Reopening but insists on Wherewithal to do it: Federal Funding and Testing

NEW YORK (TIP): In his Coronavirus briefing, Saturday, April 18, New York State  Governor Andrew  underlined the need for federal funding to the State  in order to reopen the State. Governor Cuomo  said there was […]

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Dance Diplomacy on Battery Dance TV

                                         Dance Diplomacy Jonathan with Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India NY, dancer Pallavi Krishnan of Kerala, India and Samiul Islam Poluck, elocutionist of Dhaka, Bangladesh On Battery Dance TV,  Sunday, April 19, 2020 […]

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Ramadan, everything you always wanted to know

Ramadan is pronounced Ramzan in the Subcontinent, Iran, Turkey, and the Central Asian Republics wherever the Persian linguistic influence exists, elsewhere in the world, it is Ramadan. In the Arabic language, “Z” is “D” in […]

Asia

India’s international response to Covid-19

    By Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji India’s international response to the challenge posed by the Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated her global leadership as a reliable first responder to humanitarian crises.   India’s international response to […]

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Indian-American attorney Ravi Batra accuses China of creating COVID-19 in a Lab; Urges Trump to Seek Compensation from China

NEW YORK (TIP): Alleging that coronavirus was genetically-engineered in a Wuhan lab, an Indian-American survivor of the deadly virus has urged President Donald Trump to seek compensation from China, running into trillions of dollars, for […]

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Actor and Writer Ranjit Chowdhry dies at 65

 I.S. Saluja MUMBAI/ NEW YORK (TIP): Film, television and theater actor Ranjit Chowdhry passed away in Mumbai on Wednesday, April  15 at the age of 65. Ranjit was the son of Mumbai theatre heavyweight Pearl […]

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OBITUARY

The death of Mr. Avneet Singh  son of Mr Jay Jasbir Singh and Mrs. Lovely  Kaur has sent shock waves in the community in Long Island. Mr. Singh was sick for some time and was […]

Entertainment

ReelAbilities Film Fest NY 2020: A Closer Look

By Mabel Pais The ReelAbilities Film Festival 2020 (RFFNY2020) had its virtual run, March 31 to April 6th. The virtual schedule is available at reelabilities.org/newyork The following are highlights of some of the films screened…. […]

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Indian-American body launches initiative for underprivileged communities in India during Covid-19

The American India Foundation (AIF) said it will use its existing “service delivery platforms” comprising frontline health workers, teachers, community mobilisers and local self-governments to contribute to the COVID-19 preparedness and response and strengthen India’s […]

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Restarting America

    It may be accepted that waiting to restart all sectors of the economy simultaneously will  unnecessarily keep some sectors shut that actually can be re-engineered to open  without much further delay.   America […]

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You will be missed, Brahm Kanchibhotla

I never ever dreamed of losing my friend and fellow journalist Brahm  Kanchibhotla the way he has been snatched from us. I recall vividly my first meeting with him in New York. Shri  Atal Behari […]

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GET WELL SOON

Some of our friends are tested positive with Coronavirus. Two of them, well known doctors , got infected while performing their sacred duty of saving lives.                                     Dr. Ajay Lodha                                 Dr. Sunil Mehrra      […]

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Coronavirus, my Trojan Horse, which sought to overcome my Walls of Troy

  A COVID-19 Survivor’s Reflections By Ravi Batra  The best that has come out of these three weeks’ “Groundhog Day“ quarantine is: I realize more than ever how much I love, and how dear my […]

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Indian Origin Technology Executive Arvind Krishna Takes Charge as IBM CEO

NEW YORK (TIP): Indian-origin technology executive Arvind Krishna took charge as the new Chief Executive Officer of American IT giant IBM on April 6. As a business leader and technologist, he has led the building […]

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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2020 GOES VIRTUAL: TOGETHER, APART

  By Mabel Pais “While we cannot gather in person to lock arms, laugh, and cry, it’s important for us to stay socially and spiritually connected. Tribeca is about resiliency, and we fiercely believe in […]

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Indian American Surita R. Bhatia Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

NEW YORK (TIP): The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Surita R. Bhatia, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor, Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University, to its College […]

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Indian American Student at UVA Develops Coronavirus Tracker

NEW YORK (TIP): TrackCorona, a COVID-19 tracking website developed by two University of Virginia students, James Yun and Soukarya Ghosh, and friends at Virginia Tech and Stanford University, is proving to be a valuable public […]