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Festival of India showcases Pride, Parade & Passion

FREMONT, CA: California’s Fremont City, also dubbed as Little India, was alive with dancing, singing and flag waving as the community held its annual Festival of India and Parade. Federation… Read more »

Yves Bright, Parampal Gill, Director Last Supper, Najarra Townsend, Barkhaa Roy & 
Dr Romesh Japra

Inaugural Global Movie Festival a big hit

FREMONT, CA: The debut of the San Francisco Global Movie Festival was an additional attraction of the 22nd Festival of India and Parade, on the occasion of India’s sixty eighth… Read more »


Teen organizes fundraiser; donates proceeds

FREMONT, CA: In today’s increasingly electronically driven society, it is difficult to find teenagers who work hard, embrace the incalculable school pressure yet find the time to go beyond requirements… Read more »


FIA leads colorful India I-Day Parade on Devon

CHICAGO: The near week long celebrations of India Day in Chicagoland culminated with the FIA (the Federation of Indian Associations) Chicago hosting a colorful Parade on Mahatma Gandhi Marg near… Read more »


FIA (Suburb) celebrates India Day with gusto

SCHAUMBURG: Federation of Indian Associations, Chicago, Il celebrated India’s 68th Independence Day with great pride and spirit highlighted by two astounding events. Mind blowing and amazing show of Mika Singh… Read more »

Janmashtami Abhishek by Mandir priests

Grayslake Mandir celebrates Janmashtami & India Day

CHICAGO: The Hindu Mandir of Lake County celebrated Janmashtami with religious fervor and vivacity on Saturday, 16 August with over 600 devotees attending the hours long ceremony and darshan. Many… Read more »

Sisters of Self-Realization Fellowship chant devotional songs (kirtan) in LA's Westin Bonaventure Hotel

Thousands gather at SRF World Convocation

LOS ANGELES: Yogis from all over the world came to Los Angeles last week in search of spiritual guidance for dealing with life’s daily challenges and demands. For many, living… Read more »

Prasad Kam and Bina Sabapathy present the Nassau County Executive Proclamation to Kavita Krishnamurthy 
while Salil Zaveri looks on

NJ Assembly honors Kavita, Dr L Subramaniam

NEW YORK: New Jersey State Assembly Deputy Speaker Upendra Chivukula honored the musical couple of India – Bollywood singer Kavita Krishnamurti and her husband and violin maestro Dr L Subramaniam… Read more »


Palatine Opportunity Center to host cultural fair

PALATINE: Palatine Opportunity Center (POC), a not for profit organization, is hosting cultural fair on Thursday September 5 from 10 am to 2 pm at 1585 N Rand Rd Palatine,… Read more »

The crowd at the Parade

Pak I-Day parade and celebration on Devon

CHICAGO: The Pakistani American community held a colorful parade and mela on Devon Avenue Sunday August 17 celebrating the 67th Pak I-Day with usual fervor in Chicago. Illinois Governor Pat… Read more »

Dr SN Subbarao

Teaching Yog the right way

CHICAGO: An acclaimed Indian Yoga Teacher and Guru, Kanubhai Brahmbhatt, 72 has decided to teach Yog not the commercial way but the way that it was passed on generations to… Read more »


Hindi Diwas to be celebrated on Sept 14

CHICAGO: Hindi Lovers Club with a huge support from the Indian Consulate in Chicago has slated hosting of Hindi Diwas with a view to creating wider awareness and promoting the… Read more »


Festival of India & Parade turns Global with Movie Fest

FREMONT, CA: The 22nd Festival of India and Parade will be held on August 16 and 17 at 39439 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA. For past 21 years, FIA organized… Read more »


Hindu temple in Monroe, Georgia vandalized

LIVINGSTON, NJ: Early Saturday morning, August 2, Vishwa Bhavan Mandir, a Hindu temple in Monroe, Georgia, discovered their building and the statue of Lord Siva (murti) were vandalized. The building… Read more »

Varughese family and friends at Media meet in Rolling Meadows. From left: Lovely Varughese (Pravin's mother), Vandana Jhingan, Gladson Varughese (General convener Pravin Action Council), Priya Varughese, Preetha Varughese

Mother files suit over Pravin Varughese death

CHICAGO: The mother of a Southern Illinois University student who was found dead in February has filed a lawsuit against the city of Carbondale and a man she claims gave… Read more »

The Emirate Team: Emirates Vice President Adel Al Redha third from left, Ali Kazmi second from left, Andrea Smagacz 4th from left and others

Emirates daily non-stop service begins from Chicago

CHICAGO: Amidst cheers and large gathering of VIPs, media persons and affiliated travel agents, Emirates non-stop flight from Dubai landed at Chicago’s O’Hare International airport on Tuesday, August 5 afternoon…. Read more »

Indian CG being honored 
at FIA Banquet

Sayeed calls for unity among Indian Americans

CHICAGO: As we celebrate India’s 68th Independence Day through cultural and community programs, unity among Indian Americans is most desirable, remarked Dr Ausaf Sayeed, Indian Consul General in Chicago. He… Read more »

Gathering to chalk out NaMo victory celebrations

Plans ready for grand NaMo victory celebration

CHICAGO: The Chicago Community Organizers and Indian Associations’ leaders got together in Schaumburg on August 6 to discuss the final planning of Narendra Modi’s Grand Victory Celebration. Naren Patel, President… Read more »

One of the many fundraisers hosted by Indian community members for Laddi Singh. This was in Palatine last week

Laddi aspires to be Lawmaker in Illinois State

CHICAGO: Software engineer by education, athlete by vocation and woman entrepreneur by profession, Laddi Singh, a young energetic first generation Indian woman has picked up a gauntlet in different area… Read more »

Dr Manu Vora

Dr Manu Vora to get Harrington/Ishikawa Medal

CHICAGO: The Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO) has selected Dr Manu K. Vora as recipient of the 2014 Harrington/Ishikawa Medal. The Medal will be presented at the 20th Asia Pacific… Read more »