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Panditji performing Lohri pooja with Dr Romesh Japra, Rajesh Verma, Vijay Thapar, Sudesh Kumari and Sunita Gupta

Lohri celebrated at Fremont Hindu Temple with great fanfare

FREMONT: Fremont Hindu Temple celebrated Lohri festival this year with great fanfare. Devotees celebrated the festival with traditional songs, bonfire and dancing. Dr Romesh Japra, President and Convener FIA, led… Read more »

Dr Barai with PM Modi

Indian Americans pledge $300,000 for Clean India Campaign

CHICAGO: Swatchha Bharat Abhiyan – Clean India campaign – launched by the PM office in October last is set to get a big boost with a likely hefty donation from… Read more »

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley with Dallas team in Columbia

Nikki Haley calls for closer ties with India

COLUMBIA, SC: Nikki Randhawa Haley, the first female Governor of South Carolina, has called for closer economic and trade relations between her State and India creating more opportunities in the… Read more »

Pranav Desai with Indian PM Narendra Modi

VoSAP empowering specially abled people in India

The Indian Diaspora in the US are a proud lot nowadays with so many positives being heard around the globe about our country and its people such as dynamic global leader… Read more »

Hari Om Mandir Lohri celebration: Ladies dancing

Grand Lohri festival at Hari Om Mandir

MEDINAH: This year also the festival of Lohri was celebrated with great fanfare at Hari Om Mandir in Medinah on Tuesday, January 13 with house full attendance in spite of… Read more »

Ram Temple in 
New Zealand

$ 5 mn Ram Temple & Community Center for NZ

AUCKLAND, NZ: A $5 million Shri Ram Mandir and a community complex in Henderson, about 13 kilometers from Auckland, currently under construction is expected to be ready in the next… Read more »

Bharatiya Senior Citizens of Chicago members carrying the Indian flag to celebrate the 66th Indian Republic Day

Senior citizens celebrate India’s Republic Day

CHICAGO: Bharatiya Senior Citizens of Chicago (BSC) celebrated 66th Republic Day of India at the Rana Regan Center in Carol Stream with patriotic fervor and enthusiasm. More then 200 members… Read more »

Air India Regional Manager - Americas

3 mn view AI’s ‘Cheer for Champions’ campaign

With the World Cup round the corner, Air India offered its social media fans an amazing New Year gift, by extending a personal invitation to join stars Harbhajan Singh, VVS Laxman, Anjum… Read more »


Invitation to Miss Jewel of India pageant

CHICAGO: Miss Jewel of India beauty pageant will be the main attraction of the forthcoming 66thIndian Republic Day event, organized by the Federation of Indian Association to be held at… Read more »


There is no real happiness in the world

In the previous article (Gods, Souls and Maya are eternal entities) we learned that our true identity is the soul, and the soul is eternal and indestructible. Shree Krishna convinces Arjun to… Read more »

Dr Kiran Patel with Mota Falia locales explaining the importance of hygiene

Swathchhata Abhiyan plus more at Mota Falia in Gujarat

CHICAGO: Much before Swatchha India Campaign on a national scale was launched by Indian PM last October; a front ranking NRI community activist from Florida, Dr Kiran Patel thought of… Read more »

L to R: Rajesh Verma, Vijay Thapar, Dr Romesh Japra, Vidya Sethuraman, Ritu Maheshwari, Pooja Kaur, Priya Nayar and Victor Uberoi

FIA & India Post welcome 2015 with fabulous dance & music

SAN JOSE: This year Bay Area’s best and most thrilling New Year celebration was held at San Jose Airport Garden Hotel. The evening festivities were attended by over 800 people… Read more »

Dr Dayal Meshri and Hemant Tanna

Tulsa and Patan in Gujarat to forge Sister City links soon

CHICAGO: Patan, a former capital of Gujarat, is going to steal the honor over Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad to be on the international map of Sister Cities soon. Tulsa, the capital… Read more »

Indian CG Dr Ausaf Syeed with the Consulate staff celebrating Republic Day 2014

Community braces to celebrate R-Day

CHICAGO: Members of the Indian American community are bracing for grand celebrations of 66th Indian Republic Day this month The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) headed by Dr Indrajit Patel… Read more »

Akshar Purushotam Swami Narayan and Radha Krishna deities

New York to have $9 million BAPS temple

NEW YORK: Bochasawasi Akshar Purshottam Swami (BAPS) are now set to take New York by storm. BAPS devotees have planned a multi million dollar authentic and majestic Mandir in Melville,… Read more »

Balaji Temple in Oregon

Balaji Temple in Oregon soon

OREGON: Indian Americans in and around Washington County in Oregon have a cause to rejoice. A Hillsboro-based no profit organization, the Hindu Educational and Cultural Society of America (HECS), has… Read more »

Gathering during the Bank's Green Branch opening and staff helping community

First Bank aids non profit organizations

EVANSTON: First Bank & Trust announced last August that it would donate $2.50 to a local nonprofit organization for every “like” the bank received on its Facebook page through December… Read more »


Hari Om Mandir welcomes New Year with Ramayan Path

CHICAGO: Hari Om Mandir celebrated the New Year with 24 hour Akhand Ramayan Path starting 11.55 pm on December 31 and ending the next day with the onset of New… Read more »

Lord Hanuman Ji and Pundit Anil Joshi

Valor & devotion make Hanuman most liked deity

Chicago will soon have the distinction of being the only city in USA to have two tallest images of Hanuman ji – one at Hari Om Mandir and the second at Hanuman Mandir… Read more »

Shankerprasad Bhatt
July, 27 1924 - January, 10 2015

Veteran community leader passes away

CHICAGO: A veteran community leader and activist, Shankerprasad Someshwar Bhatt, breathed his last on Saturday, January 10 night at his residence in Hoffman Estates, a northwest suburb of Chicago. Shankerprasad… Read more »