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U.S. maintains entry restrictions due to rising Delta cases

WASHINGTON(TIP): The United States said Monday, July 26 it would maintain restrictions on international travel into the country, sidestepping European pressure, pointing to a surge of cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant at home and […]

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Officer at Capitol riot responds to questions of credibility: ‘I can’t put a Band-Aid on my emotions’

WASHINGTON (TIP): A US Capitol Police officer who was the target of racist slurs during the January 6 insurrection rebuked questions about his credibility from conservative critics Wednesday, July 28 evening, stating, “I can’t put […]

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IRS continues unemployment compensation adjustments, prepares another 1.5 million refunds

WASHINGTON(TIP):  The Internal Revenue Service reported July 28 that another 1.5 million taxpayers will receive refunds averaging more than $1,600 as it continues to adjust unemployment compensation from previously filed income tax returns. The American […]

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American Telugu Association’sJuly 2022 DC Conference Grand Kickoff anEnormous Success

WASHINGTON (TIP): American Telugu Association, a burgeoning Telugu association catering to the needs of Telugu People across North America announced on Saturday, July 24th that it is ready to conduct its first ever national Conference […]

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Bipartisan infrastructure deal moves past first Senate vote

The chamber voted to move forward Wednesday night after negotiators came to an agreement on key issues. WASHINGTON (TIP): After weeks of negotiations, the Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure deal finally moved forward on Wednesday, July 28 […]

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“Both of our democracies are works in progress”:US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

“Shared values – freedom and equality – are key and none of us have done enough,” Blinken said NEW DELHI (TIP): Two of the world’s biggest democracies should do more to strengthen democratic institutions, US […]

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Aligarh Alumni Association celebrates balmy Sunday with Picnic

The Aligarh Alumni Association of Metro-Washington (AAA-DC) organized a picnic on 11th July 2021 at the Black Hill Park, Montgomery County, Maryland. It was an impressive and successful show. The sight of so many friends, […]

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 US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy makes out a case for Covid Vaccination

Says he lost 10 family members to Covid WASHINGTON (TIP): US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy, an Indian-American, on Thursday, July 15, said he lost 10 family members both here and in India to the […]

Breaking News

US editor jailed in Myanmar fears he has Covid: Lawyer

BANGKOK (TIP): An American journalist detained in Myanmar told his lawyer he believes he has Covid, but prison authorities deny he is infected. Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on May 24 as […]

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US Senate passes bill to ban most imports from China’s Xinjiang over rights abuses

WASHINGTON (TIP): The U.S. Senate passed on Wednesday, July 14, a bill to ban imports from China‘s Xinjiang region. Several human rights groups, media outlets, and national governments have accused China of committing human rights […]

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Texas Judge Orders Immediate End of DACA; NY Immigrant Rights Advocates Demand Swift Action by Biden

NEW YORK(TIP): Judge Andrew Hanen, on July 16, ruled the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) invalid going forward. In his ruling, Judge Hanen blocked the Department of Homeland Security from approving any new […]

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Social media platforms ‘killing people’ with misinformation, says Biden

WASHINGTON (TIP): The U.S. President’s comments came a day after US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy declared misinformation about the vaccines a threat to public health. President Joe Biden has said that social media companies are […]

India

Indian American health policy expert Meena Seshamani appointed Director of the US Centre of Medicare

WASHINGTON (TIP): Indian American health policy expert Dr Meena Seshamani, who served on the leadership of the Biden-Harris transition Health and Human Services (HHS) agency review team, has been appointed as the Director of the […]

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Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu interacts with White House fellows

WASHINGTON (TIP): Founded in 1964, the White House Fellowship is a non-partisan programme that brings young leaders into the federal government to provide first-hand experience working at the highest levels of government India’s Ambassador to […]

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Toyota won’t donate to election objectors after company was targeted by anti-Trump PAC in ad

WASHINGTON (TIP): The announcement came after an anti-Trump PAC said it would target companies that donated to lawmakers who refused to certify the election. The decision backtracks on Toyota’s previous donation stance. Toyota Motor Corp. […]

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US will not immediately lift travel restrictions: White House

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Biden administration will not immediately lift any international travel restrictions, even as it faces growing pressure from US business groups and lawmakers, a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday, July 7. […]

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Former President Donald Trump announced he is suing Facebook, Twitter and Google

WASHINGTON (TIP): Former President Donald Trump took his fight with three massive tech companies to court, filing lawsuits that legal experts say are all but guaranteed to fail – even as they rally Republican voters, […]

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Eric Adams Wins Democratic Nomination for NYC Mayor; Garcia and Wiley Concede

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): The city’s Board of Elections released updated preliminary numbers Tuesday, July 6, —now counting absentee ballots—which show the Brooklyn Borough President leading over former Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia with 50.5 percent […]

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MAYOR DE BLASIO AND CHANCELLOR PORTER ANNOUNCE ACADEMIC RECOVERY PLAN FOR PIVOTAL SCHOOL YEAR AHEAD

$635M historic investment to jumpstart academic achievement for every student   NEW YORK(TIP): Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, on July 8 announced their academic recovery vision for New York City’s public schools […]

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Tropical Storm Elsa slams East Coast; at least 1 dead in Florida and 10 injured in Georgia

  July 6,2021 ARLINGTON, Va. (TIP): Tropical Storm Elsa powered its way up the East Coast on Thursday, July 8, an unrelenting weather system that has claimed one life, injured at least 10 people and […]

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Indian Overseas Congress (IOC, USA) Condemns the custodial death of Father Stan Swamy

NEW YORK (TIP): The Indian Overseas Congress (IOC, USA) has expressed shock on the way Father Stan Swamy was treated inhumanly without basic facilities in spite of his fragile health in police custody resulting in […]