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Naren Patel (center) with his wife, sons, daughters-in-law and grandsons

Community mourns passing away of Naren Patel

CHICAGO: Members of Indian community at large in Chicagoland have lost a real friend, philosopher and guide in the sudden and sad demise of community leader and activist Naren Patel…. Read more »


Kejriwal captivates Columbia students

NEW YORK: The short trip by Indian Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal to New York was highlighted by his address to a gathering of students at Columbia University’s School… Read more »

Dalai Lama & Pope Francis

Pope’s refusal to meet Dalai Lama disappoints many

CHICAGO: Well meaning members of Indian community in Chicaogland have expressed their disappointment and anguish over the refusal of Vatican Pope Francis to meet a globally respected religious figure Dalai… Read more »

ICF Executive Committee members with their spouses and Garba and Dandiya Raas participants from Women's Group of Evanston Church and also 
Gujarati Christian Fellowship of Naperville

Indian Christians celebrates with Garba Dandiya

CHICAGO: The nearly decade and half old Indian Christian Federation of Midwest (ICF) came out with a unique idea of celebrating Christmas this time, and to the good credit of… Read more »

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German gaming firm denigrates Lord Shiva

NEVADA: Members of the Indian community have been appalled and hugely upset over the launching of a Shiva gambling machine developed and marketed by the Merkur Division of Espelkamp, the… Read more »

A group of participants for the BLF badminton tournament

Badminton Tournament for Bright Life Foundation

ST LOUIS: A badminton tournament was held in Saint Louis as a family activity to support and spread the word for Bright Life Foundation (BLF). BLF (a non-profit organization) was… Read more »

Dr D'Esposito, center, presenting the award to Dr Raju while scientist Dr Arul Veerappan, 
Dr Madan Raj, Jaya Sundaram and John Joseph look on

Health care is a civil right, says Dr Raju

NEW YORK: Healthcare is a fundamental right of every citizen and more of a civil right, a human right and a constitutional right for all in this country, said Dr… Read more »

Chicago community leaders with Dr Indrajit and Dolly Patel

Chicagoland leaders welcome FIA new team

CHICAGO: The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) hosted a welcome celebration for its newly elect executive team headed by Dr Indrajit Patel at Maharaja India Cuisine in Rosemont (a north… Read more »

Dr. Desh Deshpande, Chairman of Akshaya Patra USA

Profound impact of Akshaya Patra’s unlimited food for education

MILPITAS, CA: A venture so simple, yet so unique, that addresses the issues of education and poverty for children in India simultaneously, is gaining momentum with each passing year. At… Read more »

With City officials

Big turnout for Naresh Solanki fundraiser

CERRITOS, CA: Torrential rains, horrendous traffic, limited parking – nothing could hold back the overflowing turnout of supporters and sponsors backing Naresh Solanki for the Cerritos City Council race of… Read more »

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Gita Jayanti Conference in Bay Area planned

NEW DELHI: For the first time in history, Gita Jayanti was celebrated at Red Fort, Delhi, India, on December 7. We are planning to have a Gita Jayanti Conference in… Read more »

Swami Nikhilanand

The rule is that we come to God through Guru

In the previous article of this series (There are qualifications to know the Bhagvad Gita), Swami Nikhilanand explained that only a person who has faith in Shree Krishn is qualified to study… Read more »

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‘Yoga Room’ at Chicago Midway Airport

CHICAGO: A growing tribe of international airports offering Yoga facilities for the health conscious travelers has one more addition now. The Chicago Midway International Airport has announced launching of a… Read more »

Richard Rahul Verma confirmed as US Ambassador to India

Richard Rahul Verma confirmed as US Ambassador to India

WASHINGTON: Richard Rahul Verma was today unanimously confirmed as the next US Ambassador to India by the Senate, making him the first-ever Indian-American to hold the post. 46-year-old Verma’s nomination… Read more »

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Traveling to India made easy, but more needed

CHICAGO: The news of ending of red tapism in issuance of visa for traveling to India from 43 countries has really gladdened the heart of many but a clarification from… Read more »

Yoga at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portland

Yoga course for credit in Portland school

PORTLAND, OR: Woodrow Wilson High School in Portland-Oregon is offering one-of-its-kind Yoga/Mindfulness for-credit year-long course and according to sources this is getting very popular. “We are fortunate to be able… Read more »

Seniors line up showing their happiness

Seniors of Chicago celebrate Annual Event

CHICAGO: Indian Seniors (ISC) of Chicago celebrated their Annual get together event on Saturday, November 22 at Manav Seva Mandir in Bensenville, a north side suburb of Chicago. More then… Read more »

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PCS participates in Thanksgiving Parade

CHICAGO: The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) participated in the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 27 on State Street in the heart of downtown Chicago…. Read more »

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Importance of Satyanarayan Katha in Kaliyuga

The Hindu Mandir at Grayslake has announced hosting its Samoohika Shri Satya Narayana Katha Puja on Saturday, 20 December from 2:30pm onwards. The Chicagoland residents are requested to participate in… Read more »

L-R: Abhinav Dwivedi, HUA Vice President, Sri Ramanujam and Anand Jujane

Shri Ramanujam visits HUA

Sri Ramanujam, disciple of Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, re cently visited Hindu University of America in Orlando for a discussion on “Hinduism & Philosophy”. Sri Ramanujam is a professional public speaker and… Read more »