Diaspora

Sikh American Community of Chicago holds Interfaith Prayers and Candlelight Vigil for Las Vegas Shooting victims

PALATINE, USA: In remembrance of the 58 victims who died and nearly 500 injured, in one of the worst mass shootings in American history, on the night of October 1, 2017, outside the Mandlay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas;  the Sikh Religious Society in Palatine, Illinois organized a prayer service and candlelight vigil.

SikhsPAC supports President Trump's Tax Reforms

INDIANAPOLIS: Sikhs Political Action Committee, led by its founder chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa, joined the initiative of Lisa Oliver  in support of Donald Trump's Tax Reform proposals,  in Fishers. The Mini Rally  participants on National Highways were carring banners and posters to express their support to the proposed  "historic' Tax Reforms in USA.

Tying turbans hog limelight at Indy Festival of Faiths

INDIANAPOLIS: Sikhs Political Action Committee and Sikh Society of Indiana, an umbrella of Midwest Gurdwaras and Sikhs organized tying turban event which got an overwheling response at the 5th Annual Indy Festival of Faiths 2017. The organizers of the Festival of Faiths, Center of Interfaith Cooperation (CIC), shifted all activities inside the War Memorial, Downtown as rain played a spoil sport.

Hindus urge all Texas cities to produce Diwali events like City of San Antoni

NEVADA: Hindus are urging all Texas cities to celebrate most popular Hindu festival Diwali like the City of San Antonio, which is producing Diwali event on November four, claimed to be the “largest City-sanctioned Diwali in the nation”.

Upset Hindus urge removal of goddess Parvati from FGO mobile game where she is a “servant”

 Hindus are upset at “Fate/Grand Order” (FGO) mobile role-playing video game, developed by Japan’s Delightworks Inc., for reportedly introducing goddess Parvati as one of the “new” servants; saying it trivializes a highly revered Hindu deity.

Rubin Museum New York hosting 24-hour ragas festival where one can bring bedding to sleep

Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) in New York is hosting “Ragas Live Festival—24 hours of sacred sound” on October 21-22, where guests with a $280 ticket get handpicked gallery sleeping spot under an artwork and may bring bedding.

500 Leading Indian American Entrepreneurs Thronged for Annual Gala in New Jersey

The Indian American business community came together at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey for the Sikh American Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala.

S. African healer gets life for killing of Indian-origin woman

A South African healer has been sentenced to life for his role in the murder of an Indian-origin woman by promising four men over $150,000.

Raju Chinthala to join Ivanka Trump at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

INDIANAPOLIS: Founder and President of Indiana India Business Council and President of Indianapolis Hyderabad Sister City Committee Dr Balaraju Chinthala has been selected to  join First daughter and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump will lead the United States delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017.

Punjab Police booked Germany based NRI for abandoning wife and daughter

MOGA: The Moga Police in Punjab has registered a criminal case against a Germany based NRI Sukhchain Singh and his parents for abandoning wife and a three year old daughter.

Hindus welcome Diwali holiday in New Jersey’s Millburn Schools draft calendar

Hindus have welcomed the reports of closing Millburn Township Public Schools (MTPS) in New Jersey on November seven in the Draft Calendar 2018-2019, the day on which most popular Hindu festival Diwali falls next year.

Hindus welcome Utah University for exploring Hindu gods & goddesses

NEVADA: Hindus have welcomed Utah State University (USU); respected public research university in Logan, Utah; for teaching about Hindu gods and goddesses, calling it a step in the positive direction.

SikhsPAC chairman requests Trump Administration to delay new ELD regulations

INDIANAPOLIS: Speaking on behalf of 150,000 truck owners and drivers at  National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045,  Sikhs Political Action chairman and co-founder has strongly demanded for a delay to the mandate for the Electronic Logging Device.

Indian American couple pledges $200mn to transform healthcare in India

With a $200 million commitment, an Indian American doctor couple has teamed up with a Florida university to bring world class medical education to India and potentially transform healthcare in the country.

Fabulous display of Chinese culture and heritable in Chinese Festival

INDIANAPOLIS: The 10th Annual Indianapolis Chinese Festival on Saturday celebrated and shared the excitement of the Chinese culture and heritage with residents of Indiana at IUPUI's Wood Plaza, West New York Street and Blake Street, across from  Herron School of Art and Design, Downtown.

Hindus urge Swiss firm to rename its Rs. 4 lakhs high-heels “Ganesha” boots

Hindus have urged Lugano (Switzerland) headquartered luxury fashion label Philipp Plein Group to change the name of some of its shoes named after Hindu deities Ganesha and Kali, calling it highly disrespectful.

Hindus urge Swiss firm to rename its $6,010 high-heels “Ganesha” boots

NEVADA: Hindus have urged Lugano (Switzerland) headquartered luxury fashion label Philipp Plein Group to change the name of some of its shoes named after Hindu deities Ganesha and Kali, calling it highly disrespectful.

Hindus dismayed at vandalism & hateful graffiti at Hindu business in Indianapolis

Hindus nationwide are reportedly perturbed after reports of hateful messages scrawled on the building, fire near the back door and grease spread on a business owned by a Hindu family in Indianapolis few days back.

Vandalization of a business of Indianapolis Hindu family condemned

The Hindu Temple of Central Indiana (HTCI) Board of Trustees, Indiana India Business Council and other interfaith organizations as well as known leaders of different communities have expressed deep shock over the incident of vandalization of a business run by an Indian family in Indianapolis.

Hindus welcome yoga at Duke University Chapel

 Hindus have welcomed reports of yoga practice inside magnificent Duke University Chapel (DUC), which describes itself as “Christian church of uniquely interdenominational character”, on September 15.

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