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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 […]

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India-New Jersey: A New Chapter Begins with Governor Phil Murphy’s Visit

Bidisha Roy NEW JERSEY / NEW DELHI(TIP): New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey delegation had action-packed days on their economic development mission to India. Governor Murphy, First Lady Tammy Murphy, Deputy Chief […]

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USCIS Proposes more Effective and Efficient Processing of Work Authorization Requests for Asylum Applicants

WASHINGTON(TIP): U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposed regulation to improve the process for granting or denying an initial application for employment authorization documents (EADs) by reforming the current 30-day timeline pertaining to […]

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Google agrees to 945-mn-euro tax settlement with France

NEW YORK(TIP): US internet giant Google has agreed to a settlement totaling 945 million euros (USD 1.0 billion) to settle a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday, September 12. […]

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Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty for 2 weeks

WASHINGTON(TIP): Tulsi Gabbard, Democrat from Hawaii and presidential candidate, will be taking a two-week absence from her campaign Monday to report for active duty with the Hawaiian Army National Guard in Indonesia, she said in […]

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New regulation can deny green cards for immigrants using public benefits

WASHINGTON(TIP):  The Trump administration rolled out a key item in its hardline immigration agenda that had been months in the making, issuing a sweeping rule on Monday that targets legal immigrants who use welfare benefits […]

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Delaware becomes first no-kill state after saving over 90% of its shelter animals, according to nonprofit

DELAWARE(TIP): Last year over 700,000 cats and dogs were euthanized in America’s animal shelters — but Delaware is working to combat what animal advocates believe are unnecessary deaths. The First State is living up to […]

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President Trump’s Shocker for India :PM Modi asked him to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue; A furious India stoutly denies

WASHINGTON, D.C.(TIP): President Donald Trump left India shell-shocked by turning the decades-long U.S. non-interference policy on its head when he offered to mediate between India and Pakistan to resolve the long-simmering Kashmir dispute. Even more […]

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Indian Envoy Advocates for Nurturing H-1B Visa as Mutually Beneficial Partnership

WASHINGTON (TIP): Pointing out that Indian IT industry has been an important stakeholder in promoting and supporting stronger bilateral business relations between the US and India, India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said […]

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Indian Envoy discusses strengthening India US ties at Leadership Summit

Washington (TIP) India’s Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla participated in a conversation with Dow Wilson, President & CEO, Varian Medical Systems at the 2nd Annual Leadership Summit of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum […]

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U.S.-India Bilateral Trade Projected to Grow to $238 billion by 2025, says Trade Report

Washington (TIP) The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) estimates that U.S.-India bilateral trade is likely to grow from $143 billion to $238 billion by 2025. This growth will occur if trade grows by 7.5% each […]