Diaspora

Portraits of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, Subhas C Bose and Bhagat Singh in India Parade in Indianapolis

Appearances of placards of Father of the Nation Mahatma Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi, Iron Man of India Sardar Patel, Freedom Fighters Subhas Chander Bose and Bhagat Singh marked the India Independence Day celebrated by India Association of Indianapolis at Monument Circle here. Indian families now settled here turned up in large number to celebrate the Indian Indepencence.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to speak at Lutheran Church in Nevada

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will address the congregants and others at St. Paul's Lutheran Family Church, “a community of Christians”, in Nevada’s capital Carson City on October 11.

Sikh store-owner stabbed to death in US

 A Sikh store-owner has been stabbed to death in the US state of New Jersey, according to media reports.

IIBCB honors Christel DeHaan with “Indiana Ratna” award

Indiana India Business Council Board on Wednesday honored Christel House International Founder and CEO, Christel DeHaan, with the inaugural “Indiana Ratna” (Jewel of Indiana) award. The award was presented at the 1st Annual “Indiana India Celebrating Our Impact” Gala at Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 W Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Upset Hindus urge Minnesota firm to apologize & withdraw Lord Shiva doormat

Upset Hindus are urging Saint Cloud (Minnesota) based company Babyshark for immediate withdrawal of door mat carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Shiva; calling it highly inappropriate.

Hindus urge all Canadian cities for dedicated areas for scattering cremated remains, as Sarnia

 Hindus are urging all cities and towns of Canada to work on creating dedicated areas for the dispersal of the cremated remains over sea, river, or other bodies of water.

Italian Mozzarella producer picks northeast Indiana for first U.S. operation

 Golfo di Napoli Dairy announced plans today to locate a commercial organic cheese plant in Huntington County, creating up to 35 new, high-wage jobs by 2021, according to Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) .

Elderly Sikh man attacked in California

SAN FRANCISCO:  An elderly Sikh man was viciously attacked in California, leading to fears among the community that he may have been a victim of hate crime, the media reported.

2018 Gen Con an enormous success: David Hoppe

Gen Con 2018 held at the Convention Center, Downtown Indianapolis from August 2 to 5 witnessed an all-new attendance record with significant increases in Saturday and Sunday attendance, as well as a huge surge in families attending. More than 60,000 fans thronged the Convention Center. Long lines were witnessed at the entrance gates. Participants at Gen Con dressed up as characters from television, films and games.
Parade by all characters outside the Convention Center was fabulos. The spectators cheers all characters, specially their favoties. The characters prepare themseleves throughout the year to partcipate in the Gen Con in Indianapolis.

Australian Hindus urged to help fellow homeless Australians

In view of the growing problem of homelessness in Australia, Australian Hindus have been urged to help the fellow homeless Australians.

CIC gearing up for 2018 Festival of Faiths

INDIANAPOLIS: Setting up of 34 booths around the fountain and inviting and working with new groups for 2018 Festival of Faiths which is scheduled for October 14 (Sunday) from 1 to 5 p.m at the Veterans Memorial Plaza and Indiana War Memorial were among the various important suggestions discussed in the recent Steering Committee which met under the chairmanship of Muzaffar Ahmad.

Missouri brewery apologizes & removes beer linked Lord Ganesha image after Hindu protest

Springfield (Missouri) based award-winning Springfield Brewing Company (SBC) has apologized and removed Hindu deity Lord Ganesha image portrayed on its Bombay Brown IPA beer label after upset Hindus protested, calling it “highly inappropriate”.

Indian American Muslim body seeks suspension of Assam NRC

An Indian American Muslim advocacy group has called for an immediate suspension of the National Registry of Citizens (NRC) in Assam until irregularities that have resulted in four million people being excluded from the list are resolved.

Hindu prayer opening Lyon County Commissioners meeting in Nevada for 1st time

 For the first time, Board of County Commissioners of Lyon County, created 1861, will start its day in Yerington (Nevada, USA) on August two with Hindu invocation, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture.

CIC strongly condemns vandalism at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla

Center for Interfaith Cooperation has strongly condemned vandalism at Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, a synagogue in Carmel Indiana. In a statement the CIC termed the incident as shocking- a blatant act of hatred right in our own backyard.

Lauding Tempe School District for offering yoga, Hindus seek yoga in all Arizona schools

Hindus have commended Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) in Arizona for offering Yoga and Advanced Yoga in its 2018-19 Course Catalog, calling it a step in the positive direction.

2 Indian techies in US create India's first SmartGaon: Modi

 Indians abroad are still emotionally attached to their ancestral village, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday citing the example of two Indian IT professionals in the US who have developed the 'SmartGaon' mobile app that connects the village internally and with the wider world.

Upset Hindus urge Missouri brewery to remove Lord Ganesha image from beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Springfield (Missouri) based award-winning Springfield Brewing Company (SBC) to apologize and not use Hindu deity Lord Ganesha’s image on its Bombay Brown IPA beer, calling it highly inappropriate.

Compassion Through Action theme for 2018 Festival of Faiths

Compassion Through Action' has been selected as the theme for the 2018 Festival of Faiths which is scheduled for October 14 (Sunday) from 1 to 5 p.m at the Veterans Memorial Plaza and Indiana War Memorial. The prestigious event is being

Upset Hindus urge Italian brewery to retire “Sons of Shiva” beer & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Latina (Lazio, Italy) based Pontino Brewery (Birrificio Pontino) to apologize and withdraw its “Sons of Shiva” beer; calling it highly inappropriate.

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