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Gujarat Day speakers - Vishnu Prasad, Dr Bharat Barai and Bina Patel.

Gujarat Day celebration turns into fundraiser for Nepal victims

CHICAGO: Members of the Gujarati community in Chicago land at large – Gujarati Samuday & Vishwa Gujarati Samaj – pulled together to celebrate Gujarat Day (Gujarat Diwas) commemorating the 55th… Read more »

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BSC couples celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

CHICAGO: Bhartiya Senior Citizens of Chicago (BSC) celebrated ‘Samuhik’ Wedding Anniversary with 12 couples who had completed 50th years of marriages. The celebration took place at Rana Regan Community center… Read more »

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Community shocked at death of Prashant Bhargava

CHICAGO: Members of Indian community across USA mourn sudden death of one their young budding artists, Prashant Bhargava, who even in his early prime of life began carving out a… Read more »

"Rasaanubhavam by Samskriti Foundation at Madden Theater, Naperville. Ravikiran is seen here trying to set the verse to music (from left):  emcee Vandana Iyengar, Chitravina Ravikiran, organizer Shoba Natarajan, Maragatham Sundaresan and Sudha Chandrasekhar

Samskriti workshop on dance & music appreciation

CHICAGO: Chicago Samskriti Foundation hosted “Rasaanubhavam: an interactive exploration of Raga, Rasa and Rhythm,” conceptualized by SF’s founder-director Shoba Natarajan within its “Anubhava” (experience) series of workshops, here at Madden… Read more »

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Carnatic vocalist pitches in at temple fundraiser

CHICAGO: Popular Carnatic and national award winning playback singer Unnikrishnan entranced a packed hall at a concert hosted here by and at Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, on Sunday May… Read more »

Skokie Seniors attending Grove Nursing Home Mother's Day celebration

Mother’s Day at Skokie Grove Nursing Home

CHICAGO: Seniors from Grove Nursing Home recently celebrated Mother’s Day with their family members in Skokie, a northwest suburb of Chicago. As part of its past 7 years tradition, they… Read more »

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PCS showcases Bhangra at Chicago Cellular Field

CHICAGO: The Bhangra music and Punjabi Dhol drum beats amplified through the powerful P.A. system reverberated in the Chicago White Sox U.S. Cellular Field Stadium for ten minutes with colorfully… Read more »


Rahat Ali coming to Chicago once again

CHICAGO: The king of Sufi Music, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will be returning to Chicago after a two year hiatus on May 29 at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman… Read more »


Vivekananda Visiting Professor’s legacy celebrated

CHICAGO “The Intellectual Legacy of Christopher Bayly: a Conversation” at University of Chicago (UC) Franke Institute for the Humanities, April 29 commemorated this first Indian Ministry of Culture Vivekananda Visiting… Read more »

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Akshaya Academy celebrates Fusion Fiesta

CHICAGO: Akshaya Music Academy, a Music school in Schaumburg, hosted its Annual Showcase on Saturday May 2 with 93 students presenting a group recital of various classical Fusion songs at… Read more »

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Indo American Center in dire need of leadership & direction

A group of seniors gathered at Indian American Center in Chicago have questioned the direction in which this premiere organization for seniors, especially those hailing from India, is going. The consensus… Read more »

Chitra - The Warrior Princess

Tagore story impresses as musical dance drama

PALO ALTO: Drawing from deep personal connections, Ranjita Chakravarty, in her directorial debut, dedicated the production of “Chitra… The Warrior Princess” to the 154th birth anniversary of India’s poet laureate,… Read more »

Rewa Kumar

Divine Vastu tips for wealth generation

Wealth/Money is regarded as the basic need for surviving in the intricate world. Financial troubles can bring a lot of stress and strain. Following Vastu Shastra is very important to keep… Read more »


The secret behind performing one’s Dharm

The previous article described Shree Krishna’s explanation to Arjun about how physical actions do not need to be abandoned in order to be freed from the bondage of karm – only… Read more »

Swadesh Srivastava, Venu Nadella and Richard Sarvate

Fun filled Annual Gala raises funds for Janyaa

MILPITAS, CA: Janyaa is a non-profit organization founded by few idealistic engineers who realized that lives of under privileged rural children in India can be changed by changing the way… Read more »

FIA guests - Hrishita Bhatt  and OP Meena - with FIA President Dr Patel, Truseee chair Iftekhar Shareef and 
former FIA president Hina Trivedi

FIA adds spice to plans for grand India Day celebrations

CHICAGO: One of the oldest ethnic Indian organizations, Federation of Indian Associations-Chicago [FIA] gave a big kick off to its ‘Kick-off’ event on Sunday, May 3 at Maharaja Restaurant in… Read more »

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AIPHA holds holiday banquet & business expo

CHICAGO: Association of Indian Pharmacists in America (AIPHA) hosted its Annual Holiday Banquet and Business Expo on Saturday, May 2 in the Meadows Club, Rolling Meadows, a northwest suburb of… Read more »

Shirish Sanghavi

Shirish Sanghavi of Indian Groceries & Spices passes away

CHICAGO: Shirish Sanghavi, a prominent Indian American businessman and a pioneer in Indian grocery business, died on April 29 at the age of 70 from a massive heart attack. He… Read more »

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Best of Indian art at ‘Eye on India’ Festival

CHICAGO: Eye on India and Teamwork Arts has slated its 5th annual Eye on India Festival May 28 through June 28. From cinema, photography and music, to fashion, dance and… Read more »


Play to raise funds for poor kids in India

CHICAGO: Art, Entertainment and Charity will pull together in Naperville on June 5 for a noble cause – render help to the disadvantaged children in India. The Chicago Chapter of… Read more »