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Huge attendance expected at FIA Holi Mela

CHICAGO: Holi, the festival of color, will be celebrated on March 21 at the DuPage Fairgrounds in Wheaton, a suburb of Chicago. Sunil Shah, founder president of The Federation of… Read more »


Seniors celebrate Shivratri & Valentine Day

CHICAGO: More then 200 Bhartiya Senior Citizens of Chicago celebrated Valentine Day and Maha Shivratri at Rana Regan Community Center in Carol Stream, northwest suburb of Chicago, on Saturday February… Read more »


An open letter to Modi by Francois Gautier

Dear Mr Prime Minister, First let me tell you that many a times I felt that some Divine Force was inspiring you – the way Sri Aurobindo said that Churchill was guided by… Read more »

Swami Nikhilanand

Non-attachment: The Secret of Karm Yog

In the last article, as we entered the second chapter of the Gita, Shree Krishna explained Karm yog to Arjun. We learnt that in order to perform Karm yog one must… Read more »

Announcing the launch of IAPAC; Sohan Joshi, Krishna Bansal and Vandana Jhingan

Moves to unite rival Indian associations to project common interests

CHICAGO: Two Indians and three associations – that is the standing joke concerning the Indian American community. It means one for each and the third combined. This reflects the state… Read more »

AAPI  and its Presdient Dr Ravi Jahagirdar

Lawmakers to address Indian American doctors

NEW YORK: Dr Ravi Jahagirdar, President of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has announced the holding of the three-day meet of the combined AAPI Legislative Day and… Read more »

(L-R) Seann Nelipinath, Chairman, India Chamber of Commerce USA-Minnesota, Consul General Dr Ausaf Sayeed and Secretary 
of State Steve Simon

CG Sayeed’s fruitful visit to Minneapolis

CHICAGO: During his visit to Minneapolis from February 5 to 8, Indian Consul General Dr Ausaf Sayeed had favorable interactions with Minnesota officials and business interests besides cordial interactions with… Read more »

Sivasankaran Somasundarm and Rajan Nagarajan Mark Hector and Sundaram Nagarajan

IACS organizing corporate leadership conference

CHICAGO: Indo American Community Services (IACS), a Chicago-based not-for-profit national organization, will host an IACS Leadership and Professional Conference/Networking on Saturday March 14 at 6 PM at Schaumburg Marriott, in… Read more »

Group of Niles Township Indian Americans organizing celebrations

Niles Indian Americans celebrate Republic Day

CHICAGO: The new board of Indian Community of Niles Township (ICNT) celebrated India’s 66th Republic Day on February 14 at the Skokie Public Library in the Petty Auditorium with cultural… Read more »

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Enlightening discourses at all-day Shiva event

CHICAGO, IL: The Maharudram Committee of the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago, (HTGC) organized the “Rudra: Who Really is He? Part 2 All Day Shiva Event” on Saturday, February 21… Read more »


Ramayana across USA through Malaysian puppetry

HOUSTON: A great Sanskrit epic depicting the story of Lord Ram and Ram Parivar, Ramayana performances will be held in various parts of USA through shadow puppetry of Malaysia in… Read more »

Mrs Padma Mehta, Kishore Mehta . Mrs. Willie Wilson, Congressman Danny Davis, Dr Willie Wilson, 
Ali Akhatar and Jameel Ahmed

Community fundraiser for Mayoral candidate Dr Willie Wilson

CHICAGO: A group of Indian Americans led by Dr Vijay Prabhaker, FIA trustee chair Iftekhar Shareef , Kishore Mehta and others hosted a fundraiser under the auspices of Multi Ethnic… Read more »

Standing: Dr Kenneth Saunders; Reverend Dr Reginald Tuggle; Usha Chopra (Past president - India Association of Long Island); Kailash & Mina Sharma ( Past President- Nargis Dutt Memorial Foundation); Julius Pierce ( President / Founder MLK Birthday Celebration Committee)  Dr Parveen Chopra ( Presidential Philanthropy Award Honoree);  Judge Peter Skelos; Judge Ruth Balkin; Judge Anthony Paradisio; Henry Holley ( Hempstead Housing Authority) Lieutenant Commander Gary Shapiro - Nassau County Police Department; Samir Chopra

Philanthropy Award for Dr Parveen Chopra

NEW YORK: Dr Parveen Chopra was recently honored with the Presidential Philanthropy Award by the Martin Luther King birthday Celebration Committee at its thirtieth Awards ceremony held at the Marriott… Read more »

Dr Murali Rao

Indian psychiatrist named Distinguished Life Fellow

MAYWOOD: Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist Murali Rao, MD, has achieved Distinguished Life Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association, the highest honor the profession can bestow. Dr Rao’s status… Read more »

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Telugus celebrate Sankranthi in a grand style

ST LOUIS: The Telugu Association of St. Louis (TAS), Missouri celebrated Sankranthi celebrations (South Indian Harvest Festival) on Saturday, 7 February 2015 in a spectacular way. More than 1000 people… Read more »

Audeince join in Valentine Day clebrations

Great music & dance at Valentine’s Day celebration

CHICAGO IL: ‘Pyar Ishq Mahobbat Forever’ Valentine’s Day party organized by Pratibha’s Bollywood Sargam and sponsored by Noor Tejani of Midwest Silver Club on Saturday, February 14 at Ashyana Banquets… Read more »

Srinivasan Veeraraghavan

Covington Who’s Who selects Srinivasan to Executive Registry

FREMONT, CA: Srinivasan Veeraraghavan, Owner and President of USHMS Inc., has been selected as an Executive of the Year Member of the Covington Who’s Who Executive and Professional Registry. The… Read more »

Some of the "Faith Forum" panelists, their spouses and others at a recent dinner celebrating the 
completion of it 200th column

Governor congratulates Zed for interfaith forum

NEVADA: Governor Brian Sandoval has congratulated distinguished religious activist Rajan Zed for four years of continuous publication of weekly interfaith column “Faith Forum” in a Gannett publication. In a signed… Read more »

Bharat Goradia, Nirav Ghunchala, Vivek Oberoi and Preeti Kaur

Vivek adds charm to Valentine’s Day celebrations

SAN JOSE, CA: A Spirit Events presented Valentine’s Party “Love Affair” on February 13 at Motif Lounge at San Jose Downtown. The event, a sold out show with over 500… Read more »

Officially launched in Mumbai "History of Yoga - Path of My Ancestors" is directed by Deepika Kothari (2nd from left) and Ramji Om (left) and released in person by public intellectual and president of Infinity Foundation, Rajiv Malhotra (4th from left)

Retracing paths of our ancestors through ‘History of Yoga’

Elizabeth Visuvalingam The result of six years of extensive research and filming, with 30 scholar contributions, showing 84 archeological sites and 137 locations, visiting 37 museums, libraries, temples, shrines, “History of Yoga –… Read more »