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Overdose Deaths Reached Record High as the Pandemic Spread

“Many people are dying without knowing what they are ingesting”:  Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse More than 100,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in the yearlong period ending in […]

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Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) unveils ambitious roadmap to undertake community-centric initiatives while celebrating its growth trajectory

CHICAGO, IL (TIP): Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) hosted a welcome reception to unveil its comprehensive roadmap for 2022 & beyond replete with meaningful events that seeks to compliment and celebrate a multitude of community-centric […]

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Three white men found guilty of murdering African American Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): Travis McMichael, who shot Ahmaud Arbery, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan, who took part in the chase, were all convicted of multiple counts of murder, aggravated assault […]

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The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Association of Greater ChicagoCelebrates Diwali the Traditional Way

Chicago IL: The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Association of Greater Chicago held a function for the annual day and Diwali celebration on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at the Ashyana Banquet Hall in Downers Grove, IL. Last […]

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Regular India-US engagements under Trade Policy Forum will help removing barriers to trade: USIBC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP):  A regular engagement between India and the United States under the bilateral Trade Policy Forum mechanism will help remove barriers to trade, facilitate higher levels of investment and increase two-way trade in […]

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Hindus call for apology by Texas A&M for inaction on harassment of Hindu students

NEVADA (TIP): Calling for accountability and respect, perturbed Hindus are seeking apology from Texas A&M University (TAMU) for failing to take any concrete action to resolve the issue of reported “harassment and discrimination” of its […]

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Interest rates remain the same for the first quarter of 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): The Internal Revenue Service, on November 23, announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Jan. 1, 2022. The rates will be: 3% for overpayments (two (2) […]

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US under fire for attack on religious freedom in its backyard

Estimates say 617 worshipers killed at houses of worship in the US in 20 years, between 1999 and 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): The US, which last week graded countries on the Freedom of Religion index, […]

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US Congressman welcomes repeal of farm laws in India

WASHINTON, D.C. (TIP): US Congressman Andy Levin has welcomed the repeal of the three farm laws in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, November 19 announced that the government had decided to repeal the […]

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US okays booster shots for all adults

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP):  US regulators on Friday, November 19, opened up Covid-19 booster shots to all adults, expanding the government’s campaign to shore up protection and get ahead of rising Covid cases that may worsen […]

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Jessica Watkins to be first Black woman on International Space Station crew

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): When NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins launches to the International Space Station next year, her debut spaceflight will make history. Watkins is set to become the first Black woman to join the space […]

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China overtakes US as world’s richest country

Global wealth tripled over the last two decades, with China leading the way and overtaking the US for the top spot worldwide, Bloomberg reported. NEW YORK (TIP): Global wealth tripled over the last two decades, […]

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Air India denies 85-Year-Old Lady boarding despite a confirmed seat reservation

Family rejects offer of compensation; demands punishment to the guilty November 16, 2021 3.45 PM I.S. Saluja SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Kamani Bhandari, an 85-year-old lady who is a US Citizen and an OCI card holder […]

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Hindu communities shocked at 25-years ill-treatment of Hindu & Muslim students at Harvard; seek apology

NEW YORK (TIP): Hindu communities are shocked at what Editorial Board of Harvard Crimson (student daily of Harvard University) revealed: “Harvard students of Muslim and Hindu faiths must practice their religion in the basement of […]

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The South Asia Peace Council-A Think Tank For Promotion Of Peace in South-Asia Established

TYSON (TIP): “The South Asia Peace Council (SAPC) is committed to promoting peace and cooperation through leadership consultations and grassroots activities,” said Sajid Tarar, Founder and Chairman, at the inaugural event held in Tyson—a suburb […]

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IRS updates 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Frequently Asked Questions

WASHINGTON (TIP): The Internal Revenue Service, on November 9, updated frequently-asked-questions (FAQs) for the 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments to describe how taxpayers can now provide the IRS an estimate […]

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Pulsar Discoverer Santokh Singh Badesha Becomes a Sikh Achiever of National Academy Of Engineering’s Distinction

By Harbans Lal, PhD; D.Litt. The National Academy of Sciences elects members in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.Thus,this year, the Academy considered the original and outstanding research accomplishments of Dr. […]

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Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz hosts a Diwali celebration

Consulates of India, Nepal and Guyana join the Indian origin community in celebrations QUEENS, NY (TIP): Queens lived up to its reputation of being culturally and ethnicallythe most diverse borough of the country on November […]

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Texas Governor’s Diwali Party Attracts Largest Number of Indian Americans

DALLAS (TIP): A 100 Indian Texans from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin filled the Governor’s Mansion Saturday, October 25, for Greg and Cecilia Abbott’s annual Diwali Party, which had the highest number of attendees […]

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American Indians celebrated “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” in Sacramento, California USA

SACRAMENTO (TIP): The Government of India is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, 75 years of Independence, across the country. Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is an embodiment of all that is progressive about India’s socio-cultural, political, […]

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North Texas Food Bank to Recognize $150,000 Commitment of HungerMitao at a Special Event

HungerMitao sponsorship will provide 450,000 nutritious meals DALLAS (TIP): The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) will host a special event at its Perot Family Campus in Plano to recognize HungerMitao’s sponsorship of a food distribution […]

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IRS announces 401(k) limit increases to $20,500

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TIP): The Internal Revenue Service announced, November 4, that the amount individuals can contribute to their 401(k) plans in 2022 has increased to $20,500, up from $19,500 for 2021 and 2020. The IRS […]

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US human rights body for placing India, Russia on Red List for religious freedom

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (TIP): A month before the US State Department releases its religious freedom rights rankings, a US human rights body has recommended that it should put four more countries, including India, on its Red […]