Post Tagged with: "Mayor"

Community activist and civic leader Salman Aftab hosts Mayor Emmanuel

Community activist and civic leader Salman Aftab hosts Mayor Emmanuel

/ January 21, 2015 10:46 pm

CHICAGO Community activist and civic leader Salman Aftab hosted a lunch in honor of Mayor Rahm Emmanuel in Greektown on January 13. Many prominent Muslim community leaders from the City of Chicago were present at the event. Mayor Emmanuel outlined [&hellip

Jalaram Mandir successfully hosts their annual fundraiser

Jalaram Mandir successfully hosts their annual fundraiser

/ September 25, 2013 6:42 pm

CHIRAG SHAH Jalaram Mandir hosted its annual fundraising dinner with a Gujarati cultural program by the Swarkinnari ensemble on Friday, September 6, at The Meadows Club, Rolling Meadows. Around $70,000 was raised to fund temple expansion plans, from about 6400 [&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

Mayor McLeod campaigns for re-election

Mayor McLeod campaigns for re-election

/ January 28, 2013 7:22 pm

DIPAK PATEL After being a Mayor of Hoffman Estates for a decade Mayor Bill McLeod is campaigning for his re-election. Bill McLeod, 58, was elected to the office of Mayor in April 2001, having served as Acting Mayor following the [&hellip

Muslim candidates to run for political office

Muslim candidates to run for political office

/ January 10, 2013 7:12 pm

TAUSIF MALIK Over the course of years, Muslim community leaders have serving the communities but never have to run for political office but this election season many of them have decided to run for office. One of the most active [&hellip

Educational ministry to setup polytechnic institutes for females

/ September 25, 2012 2:44 pm

DHAKA Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said the government will establish two more polytechnic institutes — one in Sylhet and one in Barisal — for females in the country soon. With the new polytechnic institutes, the number of the [&hellip

Association of Pakistani Americans of Bolingbrook hosts Independence Day extravaganza

Association of Pakistani Americans of Bolingbrook hosts Independence Day extravaganza

/ September 6, 2012 8:42 pm

The Pakistan Independence Day Celebration with Jawad Ahmed was organized by Association of Pakistani Americans in Bolingbrook from Noon to 11pm on Saturday, August 25 at Bolingbrook Village Clerk . The event was open to all and was attended from people from [&hellip

The Indian Consulate office celebrated the Indian Independence Day at the Cultural Center

/ August 24, 2012 8:19 pm

DIPAK PATEL The Indian Consulate office celebrated the Indian Independence Day at the Cultural Center on Wednesday August 15 in the evening. Congratulatory messages were also sent by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois Attorney General Lis Madigan. Mayor Emanuel’s [&hellip

Big Bang Dhamaka Concert Supported by COMCAST

/ June 26, 2012 9:03 pm

BY CHIRAG SHAH On Saturday May 5th the mother of all concerts ‘Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Live in Concert’ was organized and hosted by The Desi Times and Vibrant Media Group at the Odeum Expo Center, Villa Park. The atmosphere [&hellip