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Sri Lankan filmmaker receives Tasveer Award

SEATTLE, WA: The 9th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival closed Sunday evening with a screening of With You, Without You, the latest award-winning film from Sri Lanka’s pre-eminent filmmaker… Read more »

A group of Indian supporters of Bruce Rauner during an election meet

Many Indian Americans & Muslims in Illinois deserted Quinn

CHICAGO: The $100 million race for Illinois Governor won by a relatively unknown Republican entity Bruce Rauner defeating incumbent Democratic contender Pat Quinn had some surprises and a few lessons…. Read more »

Salute to past presidents by Congressman Danny K Davis. They all have congressional medals

IAMA Annual salutes past presidents with medals

CHICAGO: Culmination of a few firsts that legitimately Dr Hemlata Bakane, President of Indian American Medical Association (IAMA) can lay claim to was the grand celebration of its 34th annual… Read more »

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Goa promoted as tourist paradise in India

CHICAGO: A meet and greet road show and a video presentation organized by Goa Tourism Development Corporation teaming up with Air India here seeking to boost Goa as a tourists… Read more »


Dr Naram charms Germany with Ayurvedic secrets

BERLIN: Dr Pankaj Naram, a noted Indian Ayurvedic physician and a front tanking pulse reader, has charmed members of medical fraternity in Germany. It was his second workshop with German… Read more »

Haribhai Patel, President of Bharatiya Senior Citizens of Chicago, along with Chief Guest  Mafatbhai Patel, Shali Kumar, Gordhabhai Patel, Dr. Umangbhai Patel, Dr. Bharatbhai Barai, performing lamp- lighting ceremony

Seniors celebrate Diwali in grand style

CHICAGO: Bharatiya Senior Citizens of Chicago hosted a splendid Diwali Dinner Celebration with BSC members, guests and Chicago community leaders on Saturday, November 9 at India House Banquet, Schaumburg. The… Read more »


Nandita Das in Chicago for screening of ‘Between the Lines’

CHICAGO: Nandita Das, acclaimed actress of Indian cinema and human rights activist, will appear in person at Yellow Box, Naperville and Facets Cinema, Chicago for a screening of Between the… Read more »

Standing from left: Sayed Hussaini, Sohan Joshi, Hemant Trivedi, Sunny Kulathakal, Consul General Dr Ausuf Sayeed, Gladson Varghese, 
Savinder Singh, Vikrant Singh, Dr.Bapu Arkapudi, Joe Nedumgottil, Radha Krishnan

GOPIO International Chicago Chapter launched

CHICAGO: A two and half decade old ethnic Indian body with chapters across the globe, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin, had its launch in Chicago last week at… Read more »

Presenting a check for $55000 for Rebuilding Vizag

Vijaywada college alumni donate to rebuild Vizag

DALLAS, TX: The Siddharth Medical College Vijayawada Alumni living in USA joined hands and raised $55,000 to support the efforts of Andhra Pradesh government to rebuild Vizag city and its… Read more »


Indo -American Press Club inaugurated in NJ

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey: The Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) was officially inaugurated at the Homewood Suites of Hilton, East Rutherford, New Jersey on Saturday, November 15 with the lighting of… Read more »

Community activist and University Trustee Niranjan Shah presenting a photograph of Mahatma Gandhi to 
Mayor Rham Emanuel. Looking on is Father Costello

Gandhi Legacy celebration underlines relevance of non-violence & satyagraha

CHICAGO: The celebration of Gandhi Legacy, a program jointly organized by the Delhi Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, in conjunction with Loyola University Chicago last week at Loyola University… Read more »

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Tulsi Gabbard thanks Chicago supporters

CHICAGO: US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has offered her thanks to Hina Trivedi, a former president of Federation of Indian Associations, and other Chicagoland supporters – Dr Bharat Barai, Vinesh Virani,… Read more »

Gujarati Samaj Committee members

Dr Austin is president of past governors assn

CHICAGO: Dr Austin Prabhu, twice Past District Governor from Mother District of Lionism, District 1A has been elected unanimously as the President of the Past District Governors of Multiple District… Read more »

Tamil artist S Ve Shekhar being honored

Veteran actor S Ve Shekher honored

SAN FRANCISCO: Noted Tamil film and stage actor S Ve Shekher was honored in Bay Area for his service to films and stage by Prof. George L Hart, distinguished professor… Read more »

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Etihad celebrates 5th anniversary of Chicago service

CHICAGO: Chicago Aviation history recorded on September 2, 2009, the launch of Etihad Airway’s non-stop flight from Chicago to Abu Dhabi that connected travelers to its worldwide destinations. Since then,… Read more »

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Georgia varsity urged to declare Diwali holiday

CHICAGO: Indian Americans across the country have urged the University of Georgia Athens (UGA) to declare Diwali, most popular Hindu holiday, as a university-wide holiday. UGA has already clarified its… Read more »

Indian-origin teenager gets Intel funding for Braille printer

Indian-origin teenager gets Intel funding for Braille printer

HOUSTON: A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy has received a huge investment from Intel for developing a low-cost printer for the blind, making him the youngest tech entrepreneur funded by a venture… Read more »


Sri Sri highlights value of meditation and joy of giving

CHICAGO: Yatra Tatra Sarvatra – here there and everywhere – wherever Indian spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar goes he is sure to get the warmest welcome and reception not… Read more »


Tulsi Gabbard to visit India next year

CHICAGO: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said here that there was a huge scope for close cooperation between United States and India in many areas specifically health, technology, space travel, education and… Read more »


IACS hosts Mega Diversity Job Fair

CHICAGO: The Indian American Community Services (IACS), a Chicagoland based no profit organization, continued its recently developed practice of aiding jobseekers throughout the country by organizing its fifth annual Mega… Read more »