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Dr. James Doty, Director of CCARE, Stanford University, in conversation with Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak.

Spearheading cleanliness, Sulabh has raised status of untouchables

STANFORD, CA: The Sulabh Shauchalaya technology initiated in 1970 is now close to fulfilling Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of eliminating manual cleaning of human excreta and improving the sewage system in… Read more »


BAPS Mandir celebrates Swaminarayan Jayanti

CHINO HILLS, CA: The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Chino Hills, CA celebrated the 235th birth anniversary of Bhagwan Swaminarayan, a celebration referred to as Swaminarayan Jayanti by the devotees… Read more »

Indian American Medical Association of Illinois [IAMA] Executive Board

IAMA & IAMACF hold charity fundraising gala

CHICAGO: A front ranking Indian American organization of professionals, the Indian American Medical Association (IAMA) of Illinois, together with the Indian American Medication Association Charitable Foundation (IAMACF) held their Semi-Annual… Read more »

L-R: Nathan Miyaki Office Staff of Congresswoman Gabbard; Milton Kwock Manager of DEBDT; Ashley Kaono Office Staff of Congresswoman  Gabbard; Senator Brickwood Galuteria; Dr. Raj Kumar  President IAFC-Hawaii Chapter; Senator Kalani English; Madana Sundari and Debbie Young GIIP members, and Senator Kaiali'I Kahele

Hawaii seeks sister city ties with Goa

HAWAII: Indian-American Friendship Council (IAFC) Hawaii chapter Coordinator, Dr. Raj Kumar, took initiatives in getting Resolutions SCR 20 and HCR 26 to establish a Sister-State Relationship between Hawaii, United States… Read more »


Bhubaneswar sister city event at Cupertino

CUPERTINO: Bhubaneswar Sister City Initiative (CBSCI) organized a dinner event with city officials and community to share its projects together with cuisine from the east and collaborative dance performances at… Read more »

Artists performing at Karnataki music concert

Karnataki concert celebrates Indian heritage

BOSTON: A free Felicitation Concert was arranged by the Karnatic Hindustani Music Circle (KHMC) to celebrate its 20thanniversary at Arthur Clark Government Building, Waltham, MA on Saturday, April 23. As… Read more »


Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy to perform for Sankara

SAN JOSE, CA: Sankara Eye Foundation, a non-profit organization headquartered in Silicon Valley, is organizing one of its biggest fundraisers in five cities across the United States. The talented trio… Read more »

Sai Palki

Sai Rainbow & Sai Palki Utsav celebrated

CHICAGO: Shri Dwarkamai celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Shri Dwarkamai Sai Rainbow and Sai Palki Utsav on Saturday April 16 at Margaret Mead Jr. High School in Elk Grove Village,… Read more »


Utah varsity begins yoga teachers training

UTAH: A new yoga studies and teacher training program has been launched by Utah State University (USU), a highly respected and recognized public research university in Logan, for the fall… Read more »

Hasan Chishti

Chishti honored by Bazm-e-Ittehad of Jeddah

CHICAGO: Bazm-e-Ittehad, Jeddah, has presented its prestigious “Salar-E-Millat Adabi Award 2016” to Hasan Chishti, a distinguished literary figure hailing from Osmania and now settled in Chicago. The award was given… Read more »

Religious leaders participating in Earth Day event (L-R): Rigoberto Ruano Mireles, Harriet Kathryn Stewart, Roya Galata, Justin R. Zuniga, Omar A. Palmer, Rajan Zed, Shelley L. Fisher, Donald W. Watts, Daniel R. Sanchez, Sumayya U. Beekun, Ryan J. Earl.

Earth Day celebrations begin with Gayatri Mantra

NEVADA: A multi-faith invocation opened the 25th “Earth Day” celebrations in Nevada on April 24 with chanting of Gayatri Mantra, considered the most sacred mantra of Hinduism. Religious leaders who… Read more »

Moon Khan

Moon Khan seeks recount of write-in votes in DuPage County

CHICAGO: DuPage recorder candidate Moon Khan is suing county election officials to find out once and for all if his write-in campaign generated enough votes to secure the Democratic Party’s… Read more »


Sumeet Gill in PAC-12 all-star team

SAN FRANCISCO: Oregon middle blocker Sumeet Gill was named to the PAC-12 volleyball all-star team that will travel to China this summer from June 18-July 1, the conference has announced…. Read more »

CG Dr Ausaf Sayeed, Consul OP Meena and Consul Rajeshwari with representatives of organizations and invited guests

CG briefs on celebrating 2nd Yoga Day

CHICAGO: Indian Consul General Dr. Ausaf Sayeed hosted a meeting for celebration of 2nd International Yoga Day in US Mid-West last week at the Consulate office in Chicago. It was… Read more »

Sita Sonty, Farha Sayeed, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Dr. Sarada Purna Sonty, 
Dr. Sriram Sonty

Dr Sonty’s book on Sanskrit Music released

CHICAGO: Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Consul General of India in Chicago, released Dr. Sarada Purna Susarla Sonty’s book titled ‘Nadanandam: Genesis and Evolution of Sanskrit Music Treatises and Significance of a… Read more »


SF Consulate celebrates Ambedkar birthday

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: The Consulate General of India, San Francisco, in association with the Indo-American Community in Bay Area, celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. B R… Read more »


Shanti, a journey of peace & labor of love

FREMONT, CA: Coming to the Bay Area on April 30 at the Flint Center in Cupertino, and on May 21 at the Interstake Center Auditorium in Oakland is Shanti, a… Read more »

Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani

Vishal-Shekhar duo create magic on stage

SAN JOSE, CA: National Promoters Prria Haider, Shalini and Puroo Kaul, presented a high-voltage musical concert with Bollywood’s music composer duo, Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani, and singing sensation Neeti… Read more »

First Bank & Trust Commercial Banking Officer Ryan Bird works with 
local Junior Achievement students

First Bank helps teach money management

EVANSTON: First Bank & Trust is proud to partner with McGaw YMCA, Youth Job Center, Evanston Township High School, Junior Achievement and other local organizations to present workshops for area… Read more »


Vaishnav Samaj Health Fair a big success

CHICAGO: The 38th Health Fair at Vaishnav Samaj of Midwest Temple (Haveli) in Addison (a Chicago suburb) on Sunday, April 10, 2016 met with good success. The goal was to… Read more »