Chicago IL: Prarthna Sabha was held in Memories of Shree Anilbhai T Patel on Sunday February 18, 2018 between 3 to 6:00pm at Umiya Mataji Temple Chicago, 1800 Joliet Street, West Chicago, IL. Despite snowy cold February Chicago weather, throngs of his admirers paid tribute for this departed great soul.
Event was organized by Umiya Mataji Sanstha Chicago Midwest (UMSCM) under umbrella of Kadava Patidar Samaj.
Event attended by Kadva… » Read more
Chicago IL: On Tuesday, the 13th of Feb, 2018 devotees celebrated the festival of Maha Shivaratri, in the Hari Om Mandir, with great joy and enthusiasm. As per the Hindu tradition, devotees bathe the Shiva Lingam with Holy Water, Milk, Honey and offer Chandan, Bel Patra amidst chanting of prayers, mantras and the resonating sound of Om Nama Shivaya….called the “Rudra Abhishek”. Living up to the tradition, hundreds of devotees… » Read more
Chicago IL: When Chandrakant M. Modi was growing up in India, his father suggested a career in medicine because it would enable him to earn a decent living while also helping the needy.
Modi is glad he listened to his father’s advice. Dr. Modi settled in the Chicago area after medical school in India and residency in the Chicago area in Pathology and Internal Medicine. He pursued a successful career… » Read more
Chicago IL: The first ever launch of Ashley’s Music Foundation (also known as AMF) took place at the Tall Grass Clubhouse in Naperville, IL. Ashley’s Music Foundation, is a non-profit organization that was created by a very talented 16-year teenage singer Ashley Singh from Naperville to promote music programs in underprivileged schools in Chicago land area.
Ashley Singh is a junior at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, IL and… » Read more
Chicago IL: The Federation of Indian Associations, an umbrella organization of the Indian American social service organizations in partnership with The Windy City Bulls the official NBA D-League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls celebrated the Indian Heritage Night on Friday, February 9, 2018. It is a proud moment for the Federation of Indian Association as this is the second year in a row that the Federation of Indian Associations has… » Read more
Chicago IL: Radhika’s Kitchen, located at 825 W. Higgins Road, Schaumburg, IL opened for Public on Thursday -Feb. 1, 2018 @ 10.30 a.m. The opening celebration started with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony by the VIP guest and followed by Lunch for invited guests.The 72-seat establishment will be serving an Enticing Indian Cuisine that represent various parts of India, serve in a traditionally-decorated Indian environment.Invited guest were from Political, medical procession, education,… » Read more
Chicago, IL: The Federation of Indian Associations Chicago (FIA) celebrated India’s 69th Republic Day by holding a Community Event at Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Itasca Illinois on Sunday, Jan 28 2018. The event comprised of a blood Donation drive, a Health and Wellness Camp, Information on Medicare and Medicaid benefits, Information and advice on Taxation, College counselling, and Passport and Visa help.
The event attracted more than one thousand people from… » Read more
Chicago IL: Right after a vibrant Lohri, Hari Om Mandir buzzed with activity once again on the 28th of Jan, 2018 to celebrate three Functions together, namely: Basant Panchami, Saraswati Pooja & the Republic Day of India. The temple was once again beautifully decorated to highlight the three different themes and keep up the spirit of each Festival.
Yellow, the color of Basant, was seen to dominate…Yellow flowers, the people… » Read more
Chicago, IL: Diversified South Asian Association (DSAA), a not for profit organization founded by Amit Vatal and co-founded by Shabana Rahman, Shafee Baig and Meliha Vatal organized its official launch on January 27 at Bristol Palace, Mount Prospect, IL.
DSAA has been founded on the belief that every child has the basic right to education, nutrition, love and care. DSAA started with a common dream shared by its core team… » Read more
Chicago IL: Federation of Indian Associations [FIA] Chicago hosted a grand Indian Republic Day Gala replete with colorful celebrations encompassing traditional, patriotic and stunning contemporary dance presentations remarkably depicting the beautiful majestic elements and soul of India that which was enhanced further by the presence of Consul General of India Neeta Bhushan, legendary Sarod maestro & Padma Vibhushan Sri. Amjad Ali Khan along with wife Subhalakshmi and sons Amaan Ali… » Read more
Chicago IL: Consulate General of India, Chicago celebrated the 69th Republic Day of India on Friday, January 26, 2018 with great enthusiasm and traditional zeal. The Flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Consulate premises in downtown Chicago with an overwhelming participation of the Indian-American Community and Friends of India under the umbrella of the Consulate General of India, Chicago. The atmosphere at the venue was charged with feelings of… » Read more
Chicago, IL: On Sunday, Jan 21th, Launch of Pritam Live Chicago was hosted at the Thumka Grill in Schaumburg – Chicago, IL announcing the Launch of the much awaited and the historic North American Tour of Bollywood Musical Maestro Pritam Chakraborty dedicated to the cause of Opioid Epidemic awareness in America. “ Pritam – first Time ever tour in North America” A musical concert created by and around the musical… » Read more
Chicago: Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (First Telugu association in North America) celebrated Makara Sankranti and India Republic Day with Chicago land area Telugu families at the HTGC Rama Temple Auditorium, Lemont IL.The event was a grand success with an overwhelming response from the Telugu community with over 1000 guests in attendance. The event was conducted on 13th January, 2018 from 3:00PM to 10PM. TAGC Board has decided to do… » Read more
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 from far and wide, in unexpected numbers – close to a 1000, came to… » Read more
Chicago IL: January 1st 2018 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. Unlike the tradition from past years, (Akhand Ramayan Path), HOM, this year, had organized “Sunderkand Path” on the 1st of January. Singers from India, along… » Read more
Chicago IL: Harish Bhatt, President of the renowned Association of Indian Pharmacists in America (AIPHA), hosted AIPHA’s Annual Banquet and Business Expo on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Meadows Club, 2950 W Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, IL to celebrate with their members and their families. The AIPHA Banquet and Expo offers a platform in which members can network amongst themselves, as well as gives them an opportunity to meet… » Read more
Chicago IL: “Hyderabad has always remained as a point of convergence of many different cultures, traditions,
festivals, and religions that gave it its distinct cosmopolitan character. Hyderabad’s lingua franca, ‘Dakhini’, is
a unique blend of several languages, typifying the true plural character of the city, where people belonging to
different castes, creed, and religions live in peace and harmony and participate in each other’s festivals with
enthusiasm”, said Dr. Ausaf… » Read more
Chicago IL: The second International Day of Yoga will be celebrated by the Consulate General of India in collaboration with the City of Sandwich on 25th June, 2016 at Timber creek Inn, 3300 Drew Ave, Sandwich, Illinois. In this connection, the kick off ceremony of 2nd International of Yoga Day was celebrated on 17th May, 2016 in the Consulate premises.
The Hon’ble Mayor of city of Sandwich, Rick Olson, attended… » Read more
Indian roads claim more than 16 lives every hour in accidents on an average. Over 141,000 people died in crashes in 2014, 3% more than the number of fatalities in 2013. According to World Health Organization (WHO), India
has now overtaken China and has the worst road traffic accident rate worldwide. Rajasthan, a northwestern state in India, is among the top five states in India, that together account for nearly… » Read more
Elgin, IL : Pongal festival – falls on the first day of the Thai month in Tamil Calendar – is not only the New Year for the Tamil community, but also marks the Harvesting Day in Tamil Nadu. Pongal festival is much more than a ritualistic celebration and open to everyone with no barriers of religion and creed. Representing the Tamil community, Chicago Tamil Sangam (CTS) hosted its Pongal Vizha… » Read more