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CG with a group of media representatives

Consulate pulsating with initiatives for India and Indians here

CHICAGO: A singular achievement that Indian Consul General Dr Ausaf Sayeed can legitimately claim to be an outcome of his initiatives relates to having a unified India Day flag hoisting… Read more »

The FIA team that organized Holi Mela

FIA’s colorful Holi captures hearts of all

CHICAGO: Celebrating Indian festival of color – Holi – at DuPage County Fairgrounds, the Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) touched the hearts as well as imaginations of not only Indian… Read more »

Chief Guest Ami Gandhi,
 Executive Director SAPRI

BAPs’ women’s meet extols compassion, perseverance

CHICAGO: Over 450 women gathered at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Bartlett, (a northwest suburb of Chicago) on March 14 to participate in the Annual BAPS Women’s Conference, now… Read more »

Jesus Chuvy Garcia at his Devon Ave meet

IADO endorses Jesus Chuvy Garcia

CHICAGO: Indo-American Democratic Organization (IADO); a political arm of Indian Americans in Chicago land, announced its endorsement to Mayoral Candidate Jesus Chuvy Garcia before a diverse and enthusiastic crowd gathered… Read more »

Dr Hardarshan Singh Valia presenting his book entitled "Indiana Coals and the Steel Industry" to Indiana Senator Dan Coats

Coal scientist Dr Hardarshan makes Indians proud

HIGHLAND, Indiana: Dr Hardarshan Singh Valia has the distinction to be the only coal scientist in the world who has been honored with all three prestigious awards bestowed by the… Read more »

Satsangis taking tour of unique Swami Vivekanand museum

Trip to Vivekananda Retreat a great spiritual affair

CHICAGO: A trip to Ganges in Michigan, where Swami Vivekananda set up a facility hundred years ago, turned out to be hugely rewarding for devotees of Shri Swaminarayan Vadtaldham in… Read more »

Ram Parivar and Hanuman Ji

The significance of celebrating Ram Navami

Among Hindu deities, Lord Ram is an all-time favorite symbolizing chivalry, commitment and virtue. The seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu, he came to earth to annihilate evil forces of the age. Swami… Read more »


Women learn to empower themselves and others

CHINO HILLS, CA: Women have long served in molding future generations through their invaluable contributions within their homes and communities. Encouraged to pursue their personal, professional, and humanitarian goals, women… Read more »

Scarlet Night 2015 Gala Exec Committee in Theme Mimosa

Scarlet Night boosts funds for S. Asian Heart Center

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA: Over 550 philanthropists, physicians, business professionals and community leaders attended the Seventh Annual Scarlet Night Gala March 14, a major fundraiser for the expansion of El Camino… Read more »

Swami Sukhabodhananda

Maximize every experience through gratitude, love

Swami Sukhabodhananda Husband tells his wife, “I am missing you. How will I bear your absence?” Wife replies, “Is it the whisky or you, which is speaking?” Husband replies, “I am speaking to… Read more »


How to practice Karm Yog in our daily lives

On the topic of karm yog, it was explained previously how to perform one’s duties without attachment to the outcome, and how in fact we are better able to perform our duties… Read more »

(L-R) Dr. Romesh japra, Vijaya Assuri, Rajesh Verma, Manorama Joshi, Deepak Chhabra, 
Milpitas Mayor Esteves, Chandu Bhambhra and Ritu Maheshwari

Ocean of people enjoy FIA and Fremont Temple Holi

MILPITAS: Federation of Indo-Americans (FIA) of Northern California and Fremont Hindu Temple celebrated their 38th Holi festival on a grand scale. Building on previous successes and huge response, this year’s… Read more »

Air India's Area Sales Manager North Eastern states Shiv Kapuria with Mayor Walsh on his left, 
and Rishikant, next to CG Mulay, on his right

Reaching out to community in New England

NEW YORK: The Indian Consulate in New York recently helped in organizing a meeting between Indian American community members, business interests and US officials in New England. This was part… Read more »

ACS speakers: Bill Foster, Soma Somasundaram, Mark Hacker, Sundaram Nagarajan, Socka Suppiah and Rajan Nagarajan

IACS hosts leadership networking seminar

CHICAGO: Indo American Community Services (IACS), a Chicago based no-profit body, hosted a leadership and networking event on Saturday, March 14 at Marriott Hotel, Schaumburg (a northeast suburb of Chicago)… Read more »

semi speakers-web

Useful tips at wealth & estate planning seminar

CHICAGO: It was second in line of the series of seminars on investment and wealth planning that a leading group of financial advisors at Wealth Planning hosted here on March… Read more »

Dr Munish Kumar Raizada

Musings from Chicago

Wanted: a health care model for India With a population of more than 125 crore, the contemporary India yearns for another opportunity to become a global leader. Looking at our credentials… Read more »

Rabbi ElizaBeth W. Beyer (right) with Rajan Zed

Derogatory remark on Hindu faith condemned

NEVADA: An unflattering remark by the Idao Senator has not only angered members of the Indian community at large but also many a leader from other faiths as well. ElizaBeth… Read more »

Dr Neil Sharma

Indian origin doc held in ‘kickback’ sting

CHICAGO: An Indian origin doctor practicing in Lemont, a south west suburb of Chicago, was in hot water as a sequel to investigation by Federal authorities which have accused him… Read more »


Maharashtra ban on bull slaughter will hit economy

India is world’s second largest democracy and we Indians are proud of it wherever we are. But is our democracy working on constitutional guidelines or going, “Do it as you like it”… Read more »

Swami Nikhilanand

We need both material world & God to practice spirituality

Swami Nikhilanand In the last article, it was ex plained that by attaching our mind to God instead of the world, we not only improve our ability to perform our duties but also… Read more »