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Washington rally for Bangla minorities’ protection, ban on Jamaat

WASHINGTON, DC: Sonnets of famed Bengali Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore charged the atmosphere at the historic Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. The chorus held candles and sang solemnly mourning the… Read more »

Linda Yu with Secretary of State Jesse White

Jesse White honors Kalpesh Joshi

CHICAGO: Kalpesh Joshi, a prominent Indian hotelier and entrepreneur, was recognized with a plaque by the Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White during the 16th annual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month… Read more »

Awardees with Dorothy Brown at the celebration of Asian American Heritage Month in Chicago Downtown

Dorothy Brown honors Asian-Americans

Chicago: The Clerk of the City Court Cook County Dorothy Brown has been among the foremost leaders in Illinois to recognize the contribution made by Asian American Community and this… Read more »

IAFC Board: Ramki Chebrolu, Murali Vennam, Chairman Dr. Prasad Thotakura, CGI Houston Dr. Anupam Ray, Rao Kalvala, Taiyab Kundawala and Ranna Jani

IAFC welcomes new CGI Dr Anupam Ray

DALLAS, TX: The Indian American Friendship Council (IAFC) in Dallas leaders met with the newly appointed Consul General of India Dr Anupam Ray in Houston on May 13 to welcome… Read more »

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Hindu temple health fair a big success

ST LOUIS: The Health Fair at Mahatma Gandhi Center, St. Louis, on Saturday May 7 met with a huge success. The event was sponsored by Hindu temple of St. Louis,… Read more »

Group of community activists seeking to end Budget impasse

Rally against budget impasse hurting women

CHICAGO: Local mothers, providers, and advocates held a rally outside Illinois – 53rd. District – Republican Representative David Harris’ office, the day after Mother’s Day, May 9, regarding the budget… Read more »

Senator Scott Sifton, with Sangama Committee members and Asha Prem

St Louis Kannada Association celebrates Ugadi

ST LOUIS: Sangama Kannada Association of St.Louis celebrated the New Year, Ugadi, and its 31st year of existence, on a grand scale at the Mahatma Gandhi Center, St. Louis, on… Read more »

Yoga class students at UCLA

Yoga reduces Alzheimer’s: UCLA study

CHICAGO: A University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) “study finds that yoga and meditation can help minimize cognitive impairment”, according to UCLA sources. To reduce risk for Alzheimer’s, skip Lumosity (games… Read more »


‘Shanti’ musical extravaganza resonates love, peace and harmony

CUPERTINO: Flint Center auditorium in Cupertino was transformed into a stage set for bringing peace, unity and harmony through a multi faceted program – Shanti, a journey of peace. It… Read more »


Cine Grand -New way of watching movies

FREMONT, CA: Cine Grand, Fremont is a part of Cine Grand Global, a Cinema Exhibition Company that was founded in June 2010 in Netherlands, by the professionals of the entertainment… Read more »

Mitha Concert artists performing in Boston

Enthralling Carnatic vocal plus Bharatnatyam

BOSTON: MITHAS (MIT Heritage Arts of South Asia) organized a captivating and enthralling Carnatic Vocal and Bharatnatyam by T.M.Krishna and Priyadarsini Govind respectively on the beautiful evening of May 7… Read more »

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Dance Dil Se contrasts city vs village lifestyle

SANTA CLARA: Dance Dil Se, a Bollywood Dance Musical Company known for its outstanding accomplishment in the area of dance and drama, presented their latest movie on stage, a mega… Read more »

Swami Vivekanand statue inside the Museum

Seniors visit Vivekananda Retreat in Michigan

CHICAGO: Bhartiya Senior Citizens of Chicago, numbering close to 300, visited Ganges in Michigan State on May 7. They visited the Shrine Library, Swami Vivekananda Museum, book store, Shrine Trail… Read more »


SNM blood drive & health camp in Tracy

TRACY, CA: On Sunday, April 24, the Northern California chapter of the Sant Nirankari Mission celebrated ‘Manv Ekta Diwas’ in Tracy, California by hosting a Blood Drive and free health… Read more »


PEN for UN inquiry into Bangla murders

NEW YORK: On World Press Freedom Day, PEN America leads a group of 16 human rights organizations calling for a Commission of Inquiry by the United Nations Human Rights Council… Read more »

Carrying Umiya Mata Palki during Shobha Yatra at Manav Seva Mandir are seen Umiya Dham Committee 
members and devotees

Umiya Dham Chicago welcomes Jyoti Rath

CHICAGO: More than 500 members and devotees participated in the first Padharamni, Jyoti Rath Yatra. They welcomed it with chanting “Bolmari Umiya Jai Jai Umiya” at Manav Seva Mandir in… Read more »


United Punjabis to host Punjabi Mela

CHICAGO: June is the official start of the summer season and the United Punjabis of America (UPA) is set to get this season off to a sizzling start with a… Read more »

3rd suspect arrested over gurudwara attack in Germany

3rd suspect arrested over gurudwara attack in Germany

BERLIN: A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the bombing of a gurudwara by Islamist militants in the German city of Essen, police said today amid reports that… Read more »

GOPIO 2016 Office bearers: From top left clockwise, Niraj Baxi, Noel Lal, Ram Gadhavi, Dr. Rajeev Mehta, Dr. Pradip Sewoke, Suman Kapoor, Rajendre Tiwari, GOPIO Chairman Inder Singh

Newly elected Gopio team seeks closer ties with India

LOS ANGELES: Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) HAS elected a new international executive council at a warmly contested election, conducted electronically for the first time, where 208… Read more »

Indian Ambassador  Arun Singh and eminent author Dr Amit Chaudhuri

Top writers interact at Boston’s Sanskriti 2016

BOSTON: The Calcutta Club USA and The Boston Pledge presented their Second International Sanskriti 2016 – Literature, Arts, Theater and South Asian Book Fair on April 24 at Thoreau Elementary… Read more »