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Lohri festival: Celebrations of fertility and fanfare at Hari Om Mandir

Lohri festival: Celebrations of fertility and fanfare at Hari Om Mandir

/ January 21, 2015 10:49 pm

CHIRAG SHAH The festival of Lohri was celebrated with great fanfare at Hari Om Mandir, Medinah on January 13, 2015. Lohri was celebrated with traditional food of Saag (mustard) and Makki (corn) ki roti and lassi (buttermilk), bonfire, tappes, and [&hellip

Indian American indicted in visa fraud

/ September 4, 2014 9:13 pm

CHICAGO A 30-year-old Chicago-based Indian American businessmen Anshoo Sethi was indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately US$ 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency. [&hellip

AARA organizes and host their annual fund raising event

AARA organizes and host their annual fund raising event

/ May 23, 2014 11:04 pm

TAUSIF MALIK The Indo-Pak community joined together for American Association of Retired Asians Sixth Annual Gala on Friday, May 9 at Ashton Place Banquets. Present in the audience were elected officials, dignitaries, American Politician, Indian and Pakistani Prominent community leaders, seniors and their [&hellip

Hari Om Mandir celebrates Lohri with traditional cultural dance and bonfire

Hari Om Mandir celebrates Lohri with traditional cultural dance and bonfire

/ January 22, 2014 4:02 pm

DIPAK PATEL Hari Om Mandir located celebrated Lohri with traditional cultural dance and bonfire on Saturday, January 12. The festival of Lohri was celebrated on 12th of January with traditional fervor and enthusiasm. The devotees witnessed a lively night of blazing bonfire. [&hellip

Association of Indian Pharmacists in America hosts Diwali Party

Association of Indian Pharmacists in America hosts Diwali Party

/ October 31, 2013 4:32 pm

CHIRAG SHAH The Association of Indian Pharmacists in America (AIPHA) hosted AIPhA’s exciting Annual Diwali Party on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Meadows Club to celebrate the upcoming holiday season. At this event National Indian Pharmacy Association (NIPA) was [&hellip

Chicago takes a step to end global poverty at Partnership Walk

/ September 25, 2013 6:35 pm

On September 8, nearly 3,000 Chicagoans demonstrated their commitment to end global poverty in the annual Chicago Partnership Walk/Run at Montrose Harbor. The Chicago Partnership Walk/Run is an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A. (AKF USA) to raise awareness and [&hellip

Pakistan Independence Day celebrated in Bolingbrook

Pakistan Independence Day celebrated in Bolingbrook

/ September 8, 2013 2:09 pm

The Association of Pakistani Americans Bolingbrook held Independence Day celebrations in Bolingbrook on Aug 24, 2013 in Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center. Thousands pour in to watch this spectacular program which was initiated by  Talat Rashid who founded this organization 23 [&hellip

Governor proclaims ‘Punjabi Sports Festival Day’ in Illinois

/ August 9, 2013 7:23 pm

TAUSIF MALIK The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS Chicago) http://www.pcschicago.org organized its 19th annual Punjabi Sports Festival and all day healthier community fun fair on Saturday July 27, 2013 at Falcon Park Recreation Center. State of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn issued [&hellip

Punjabi Americans Celebrate Baisakhi with Colorful Bhangra and Gidha

Punjabi Americans Celebrate Baisakhi with Colorful Bhangra and Gidha

/ April 3, 2013 10:12 pm

The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) celebrated its annual Baisakhi festival Rangla Punjab 2013 at Copernicus Theater on Saturday, March 30. The program was divided into four quarters. Sikh associations of Milwaukee contributed several dance performances with an authentic [&hellip

Owaisi re-arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police

Owaisi re-arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police

/ January 10, 2013 7:03 pm

HYDERABAD The Andhra Pradesh (AP) Police re-arrested Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi after he showed co-cooperation with police for undergoing medical tests, he was arrested for making a hate-speech in public which surfaced in media and internet and rocked [&hellip