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Keerthi Kumar Ravoori with Rham Emanuel

FIA ropes in Sahil & LA Tan for Grand I-Day Mela

CHICAGO: Federation of Indian Associations-Chicago [FIA] in partnership with Chicago’s renowned showbiz-team – Sahil & LA Tan – are teaming to host the India Independence Day Grand Mela – A… Read more »

Sunny Leone, BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi and singer Mika Singh. Top right Founder Chief Sunil Shah and 
(bottom right) current chief Omkar Sangha

FIA Chicago India Day with Mika & Sunny

CHICAGO: The Federation of Indian Associations, a break away group setting up a separate FIA, has announced hosting India Day celebrations in a grand way. Sunil Shah, the founder President,… Read more »


Only 22% Americans know about Hindus & Hinduism

CHICAGO: It was 125 years ago that Swami Vivekananda came to this country and talked about Sanatan Dharma ( popularly known as Hinduism) and set up Ramakrishna Mission across the… Read more »

Devotees & main yajmans: Natubhai & Madhuben, Ambalal & Kailashben performing puja

Chicago Gayatri Pariwar celebrates Gurupurnima

CHICAGO: Global Gayatri Pariwar Chicago celebrated 108 Kundi Gayatri Yagya on Saturday, July 12 from 11am to 3pm at corner of Lee & Touhy in Desplaines, North West suburb of… Read more »

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Anjaneya Temple & Cultural Center for Maryland

MARYLAND: A multi million dollar religious cum cultural center for Indian Americans in Ijamsville, MD, Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Temple (SBAT), is nearing completion and if all goes as per schedule,… Read more »

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MKCA, Chicago announces annual picnic

CHICAGO: The Mangalorean Konkan Christians Association (MKCA) Chicago has announced hosting its annual picnic on Saturday, August 9 at Hawthorn Badminton Shelter grounds in Vernon Hills, a northwest suburb of… Read more »

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How AI pilots averted a major catastrophe

On Sunday evening 13th July 2014, Air India’s flight AI-144, a B-777, was ready for a routine flight from Newark to Mumbai with 300 passengers and 15 crew. The weather in New… Read more »


Shah Rukh, Deepika coming in Sept

Indian cinema, popularly known around the world as Bollywood, has carved its niche because of its stories and music. Bollywood, over the years, has not just entertained the Indian audiences… Read more »

Kites and Phirkees

Kite flying picnic in Skokie

CHICAGO: Although not a part of India Day celebrations, the Kite Flying event that Indian Community of Niles Township (ICNT) has organized on Sunday August 10 at Laramie Park in… Read more »


Clash avoided at community meet planning to welcome Modi

NEW YORK: The start was savory and the end could have been unpleasant but the sagacity and the commonsense displayed by the organizing group and the community leaders at large… Read more »

Dance performances by talented youth at 
AIA dance competition

Breathtaking dances performed at AIA Competition

CHICAGO: Over 400 people gathered to witness the outstanding dancing performances of talented youth across Chicagoland at the Hinsdale Community House in Hinsdale, a south west suburb of Chicago on… Read more »


Duvet covers with Ganesha image withdrawn

PHILADELPHIA: Urban Outfitters (UO), a publicly traded retail company headquartered in Philadelphia which offers a variety of lifestyle merchandise, has removed Lord Ganesha Duvet Cover from its website after strong… Read more »

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Guru Purnima celebrated at Grayslake temple

CHICAGO: Close to 300 devotees gathered at Grayslake Hindu Mandir to celebrate the festival of Guru Purnima last week. The function started with Lord Ganesh and Devi Durga Pujan by… Read more »

Winning German team & Yoga practice

World Cup winning team practiced Yoga

Germans have won the World Cup and kudos to them. It was a grueling battle to reach the top and it was a dream comes true after years of intensive… Read more »

Vaishnav Samaj of Midwest (VSM) and Global Organization of Peoples of Indian Origin (GOPIO), doctors, medical personal and Temple volunteers. [Phase 1 / June 15]

Vaishnav Samaj & GOPIO organize Health Fair

CHICAGO: Vaishnav Samaj of Midwest (VSM) in partnership with Global Organization of Peoples of Indian Origin (GOPIO) held its Third Annual Health Fair at Shreejidwar Haveli ( in to two… Read more »

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Lord Krishna exhibition at Utah’s museum

UTAH: Utah’s flagship art museum, Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), will have an exhibition on Lord Krishna starting August 8 and running till November 20 this year in the… Read more »

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Ekal Foundation raising record $5 million for 2014

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his maiden speech in Indian Parliament talked about ‘issue-centric focused activities like Education to eradicate poverty’, it was as if he was referring to “Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation”… Read more »

Indian Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan meeting Indian medical fraternity and community leaders

Minister Harsh Vardhan invites physicians to serve motherland

CHICAGO: Indian Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan urged Indian physicians to make extra efforts in serving the Motherland and assured them that any concern or constructive suggestion from their side… Read more »

Money Dart Customer King party cake

Customer is the King for Money Dart

CHICAGO: Customer is the King and MoneyDart in Chicagoland sought to prove that maxim to the hilt by organizing a month long celebration eulogizing the huge part that customers play… Read more »

Duvet Cover

US firm urged to recall Ganesha duvet cover

CHICAGO: Indian Americans across USA have taken strong exception to a Philadelphia based Urban Outfitters (UO), Inc., marketing duvet cover carrying image of Lord Ganesha This type of marketing strategy… Read more »