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Lamp Lightigng by Swamis before the portrait of Swami Chinmayandanda invoking his blessings

Chinmaya Mission holds fundraising gala for Chicago centers

CHICAGO: Living up to its theme, “Living in Harmony”, the Annual Fundraising Banquet for Chinmaya Mission Chicago harmoniously blended inspirational thoughts, spirited fundraising, sumptuous food, and artistic performances during a… Read more »

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‘Echoes’ celebrates with mesmerizing Kuchipudi

DALLAS, TX: It was a celebration of the fifth anniversary of Echoes of India, a non-profit organization dedicated to the service of rural India, in collaboration with the Natynajali School… Read more »

At the lamp lighting ceremony, new President for KPS Rajesh Desai, Community leader Chhotubhai Patel and his wife Harshaben, Jayanti Oza,  Babu Patel, Dr Hemant Patel, Dr Heena Patel, outgoing 
President Vijay Patel and others

Kadva Patidar Samaj celebrates Diwali

CHICAGO: Kadva Patidar Samaj (KPS) organized a Gala Diwali Celebration Dinner and Bollywood Music Night on November 8 at Ashyana Banquets in Downers Grove, a southwest suburb of Chicago Over… Read more »

Dance presentations by local artists

PCS celebrates anniversary with Diwali mela

FORT WAYNE, IN: The Punjabi Cultural Society of Fort Wayne, Indiana celebrated its tenth anniversary by organizing “Diwali Mela 2014″ on November 15 at Community Hall, Fort Wayne, Indiana. More… Read more »

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Abhyankar lecture on Indian Army’s role in World War I

BLOOMINGTON, IN: The Indiana University and Bloomington communities will come together at 3 p.m. December 2 in the Indiana Memorial Union for “What Did the Great War Mean to Indians?,”… Read more »

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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 »