01-13-2019 Hari Om Mandir celebrates Lohri, The Biggest Lohri of entire Midwest

01-13-2019 Hari Om Mandir celebrates Lohri, The Biggest Lohri of entire Midwest Chicago IL: Unprecedented crowds thronged the Hari Om Mandir, Medinah, IL on January 13th to celebrate the vibrant Festival of LOHRI!!! This Festival has always been celebrated in HOM in the Traditional North Indian Style, with the favorite foods, clothing, songs, customs etc. of Punjab. This year too, despite the very cold & frigid temperatures, Devotees in unexpected numbers – close to a 1000, came to the Temple to enjoy… » Read more

01-12-2018 Code Ninjas Grand Opening by the Mayor Steve Chirico in Naperville Teach Kids Coding while they have a lot of FUN

01-12-2018 Code Ninjas Grand Opening by the Mayor Steve Chirico in Naperville Teach Kids Coding while they have a lot of FUN Naperville IL: Code Ninjas Center opened up the doors to the Naperville Community, Focuses on Video Games, Robotics, Drones, and other STEM Activities. The Grand Opening celebration was a tremendous success and more than 250 people joined hands in celebrating the great addition to Naperville city. Realizing the impact technology has on our future and how it continues to the shape the future we live in, Shilpi and Darshna (Moms… » Read more

01-19-2019 Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas and Hindi Diwas

Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas and Hindi Diwas Chicago IL: Ms. Nupur Jhingran, a community member, welcomed the guests and participants of the event. She gave a brief introduction about Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, its relevance and role of NRIs in India. She also recited a poem written by her for the occasion. Consul General Mrs. Neeta Bhushan delivered the keynote address. She welcomed and thanked the community for their presence in the celebration of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya… » Read more

01-01-2019 Hari Om Mandir celebrates New Year with Sunderkand Path

Hari Om Mandir celebrates New Year with Sunderkand Path 01-01-2019 Hari Om Mandir celebrates New Year with Sunderkand Path Chicago IL: January 1st 2019, Tuesday, started off with a Bang in the premises of Hari Om Mandir, Medinah, IL. Huge crowds gathered in the Temple to seek Blessings from God Almighty on this auspicious day, and prayed for a healthy, wealthy and prosperous Year ahead. Smt. Rama Kapoor & Mr. Subhash Sharma, along with their Bhajan Mandli, and Mr.… » Read more

09-10-2018 Delegates from around the globe attend the 2nd World Hindu Congress 2018 in Chicago

From creating a Hindu ‘angel investor’ group, to writing in ‘cool’ language for contemporary youth, the 3-day conference in Chicago featured high-profile attendees and outlined several global initiatives From left, Swami Purnatmananda, Swami Swaroopananda, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, and Brahm Agrawal at the 2nd World Hindu Congress held in Chicago Sept. 7-9. (Photo: WHC) Some 2,500 Hindus from 60 countries, including high profile political leaders, gathered… » Read more

September 7-9, 2018 World Hindu Congress honors ISKCON, BAPS, Geeta Press, Gorakhpur and Chinmaya Mission

Chicago IL: The World Hindu Congress held from Sept. 7-9, 2018 in Chicago reaffirmed Swami’s Vivekananda’s message of universal love, peace, acceptance and service to humanity. In this context, it recognized and honored the substantial contributions of four organizations whose selfless volunteers have dedicated their lives in spreading these teachings of Hindu Dharma and preserving its unparalleled culture around the world. The four organizations that were honored were ISKCON, BAPS… » Read more

09-11-2018 American Hindus Plan to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Vivekananda’s Chicago Speech in 100 US Cities

Chicago IL: The United States Hindu Alliance (USHA), a national Hindu advocacy organization, announces a one year 100 city celebration of the 125th anniversary of the historic speech by Swami Vivekananda on September 11, 1893 at the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. The parliament was a landmark event in the history of religions. More than 7,000 religious leaders representing various religions, faiths and Dharma traditions from all over the… » Read more

September 15-16, 2018 Acclaimed Kathak dancer Anindita dazzled the audience with her spectacular performance

Chicago IL: The two days colorful Indian classical dance festival, Nritya Samarpana 2018 concluded on Sept 15-16, 2018 at Sri Venkateswara Swami (Balaji) Temple, 1145 Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL. It was a breathing two days festival which featured top artists from different states of USA and India. There were total 9 featured performers along with performances by the veteran teachers of the Chicagoland area like Gauri Jog, Sobha Tamanna, Ipsita… » Read more

03-28-2018 The Chicago Medical Society Day

Chicago IL: The Chicago City Council adopted a resolution on March 28,2018 designating March 30 as the “Chicago Medical Society Day”. This day is also observed as the “National Doctor’s Day”. Dr. Vemuri S. Murthy is the current President of Chicago Medical Society and a past President of the Indian American Medical Association, Illinois. This proclamation is an important milestone in the annals of one of the largest County Medical… » Read more

03-17-2018 Chicago Tamil Women Celebrate International Women’s Day

Chicago IL: “There is only one thing more precious than our time & that is who we spend it on “it was truly a time well spent in the company of wonderful friends and acquaintances celebrating the international women’s day 2018 on the evening of March 17th organized by PENN ( Penn in Indian language Tamil meaning woman), a group of extremely talented women belonging to the Indian community in… » Read more

03-24-2018 Ilaiyaraaja the King of Raaga performs in Chicago!

Chicago IL: Chicago land’s much awaited dream came true when musical maestro, Ilaiyaraaja, performed live with the Budapest Symphony Orchestra from Hungary and Indian Classical Musicians on Saturday March 24 at the Naperville Yard Center. The 55 musicians, 10 singers and 1 legend gave a spectacular performance that rocks music lovers in Midwest.A name synonymous with the Indian Music IndustryRaaja is an incomparable genius who totally transformed the perception of… » Read more

03-09-2018 Fragrance of melody exhilarated the fans of International Singers Day

Chicago, IL: Where words fail, music speaks. This saying was truly highlighted on International Singers Day on March 9th at Ashton Place, in Willowbrook, Illinois. Organized by Desi Talent, Urdu Samaj of Chicago and AB entertainment, the event attracted about 300 fans, including social dignitaries of Illinois. From concept to the curtain dropping, recognizing and selecting the local singing talents to arranging proper award for them, Ali Khan, Founder of… » Read more

03-07-2018 India’s new initiatives, Budget 2018, Business opportunity in Indian States of Punjab, MP, AP &Telangana

Chicago IL: Consulate General of India Chicago, in collaboration with TiE Chicago organized a Seminar and Panel discussion on “India’s new initiatives, Budget 2018, Business opportunity in Indian States, Upcoming Business& Cultural Initiatives” on March 7, 2018 from 05:00 PM – 09:00 PM at Meadows Club. The speakers included Ms. Neeta Bhushan, Consul General, Mr. O.P.Meena, Consul[PCV], Mr. Raju Chinthala, Founder & President, Indiana India Business Council, Mr. Bala Palamadai,… » Read more

03-11-2018 A Diplomat Couple from India Committed to Excellence both in Foreign and Family Affairs

Chicago IL: Ms. Neeta Bhushan, Consul General of India in Chicago hosted an impressive reception on the occasion of the visit of her husband, Sri Anurag Bhushan, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India to Chicago at her residence on March 11th, 2018 (Sunday) at 6: 00 PM. The reception was graced by leading community and business leaders from different walks of life. All the guests… » Read more

03-10-2018 Electrifying dance recital by students of Kalapadma Academy

Chicago, IL: Kalapadma Dance Academy Chicago celebrated their 24th Annual day Event with students and their families, friends and prominent leaders of our community on Saturday, March 10,2018 at the North Eastern University auditorium, 5500 St Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625. Students of Kalapadma, ranging in ages from 6 to 60 years, adorned in colorful costumes, dazzled the audience of about 600 art lovers of Greater Chicago land area. It… » Read more

03-07-2018 India’s new initiatives, Budget 2018, Business opportunity in Indian States of Punjab, MP, AP & Telangana

Chicago IL: Consulate General of India Chicago, in collaboration with TiE Chicago organized a Seminar and Panel discussion on “India’s new initiatives, Budget 2018, Business opportunity in Indian States, Upcoming Business& Cultural Initiatives” on March 7, 2018 from 05:00 PM – 09:00 PM at Meadows Club. The speakers included Ms. Neeta Bhushan, Consul General, Mr. O.P.Meena, Consul[PCV], Mr. Raju Chinthala, Founder & President, Indiana India Business Council, Mr. Bala Palamadai,… » Read more

03-03-2018 Umiya Mataji Temple Chicago celebrates Holi with Colors of Umiya Ma devotion

Chicago IL: Umiya Mataji Sanstha Chicago Midwest (UMSCM) Celebrated colorful legendary Festival of  Holi, symbolizing victory of God over Evil by Hindu’s all over the word, by sprinkling  colors with Dancing & Chanting,. This occurred on Saturday – March 03, 2018. It is unusual for any event to be held outdoors in Chicago is this time of year in month of March due to the unpredictable freezing cold weather. Believers… » Read more

02-25-2018 Pearl Banquets South Asian Wedding Expo Offers Ideas to Plan a Perfect Wedding

Chicago IL: When planning a wedding, the cultural traditions have to be handled perfectly and this requires a significant amount of effort, creativity and planning. It includes preparation, managing timelines and checklists, coordinating wedding day activities and putting them all together can be quite an overwhelming process especially when you intend for it to be a major occasion with different number of elements and thousands of minute details. There are… » Read more

02-24-2018 Sivic Secures Pre-seed funding to create an App that saves democracy

Chicago IL: Sivic Inc. has secured $350,000 at 26% equity from Seftech India Pvt. Ltd. at the pre-seed stage to develop its Alpha version due for soft-launch in fall 2018. Sivic is a ‘post function’ app that addresses civic engagement. The technology allows people to instantaneously address issues or policies that matter to them with the relevant influencers- that consist of politicians and organizations. Over the years it has become… » Read more
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