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NAATAK In Chicago, Debuts With Spellbindng “Hum Jeete Ji Masroof Rahe.”

CHICAGO – Sabra Darugar, the Producer at the North American Asian Theater Arts and Kulture presented a one-of-its-kind Light, sound and dance show titled “Hum Jeete Ji Masroof Rahe.” Its based on the narratives and works of legendry Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Sabra welcomed Pakistan Consul General Javed Umrani and Deputy Consul General Ms Rabia Shafiq.

NRI Bharat Barai Inculpates Sonia Gandhi and Congress for Anti-CAA/NRC/NPR unrest in India

CHICAGO – BJP-RSS ideologue and a staunch Modi-supporter NRI, Dr Bharat Barai hosted a press conference here and alleged that it is Sonia Gandhi and Gandhi Family’s Congress Party that is organizing the ongoing Anti-CAA, Anti-NRC and Anti-NPR unrests all over India. Terming the CAA a “one time exception” Barai stressed that there is nothing wrong in the CAA. He addressed Chicagoland based Indian mediamen.

Chicago Christians Congregate Under UTCC

CHICAGO – The UTCC (United Telugu Christian Community) led the Christians in Chicago to host the annual Christmas Celebration. Carols by Candlelight was the highlight of the evening. It was a grand celebration and an evening brimming with melodious carols and advent track that UTCC hosted in Skokie. 

Guru Nanak Celebrations at new Bolingbrook Gurudwara

BOLINGBROOK - More than 300 members of the Sikh community in the Bolingbrook Celebrated Guru Nanak’s 550th Anniversary here in Bolingbrook.The celebration was organized by newly instituted Guru Nanak Darbar Society. Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar attended.

NRIs with H1-B Visa protest the Never-Ending queue for Green Card. Seek “first come, first serve” process.

CHICAGO - Illinois Immigration forum organized ‘Walk for Equality’ to Senator Durbin's office requesting the Senator to support Unanimous Consent agreement of S.386/HR.1044.

Pradeep Kandimalla gives a push to ENDTHALNOW in Chicago

CHICAGO - Under the leadership of Pradeep kandimala, the ENDTHALNOW observed the World AIDS Prevention Day in Chicago to spread awareness about prevention of Thalassemia. The event had thirty volunteers who helped put it together. #EndThalNow is a global initiative to recruit 100,000 blood donors in 100 days in Hyderabad, India. This target was announced as the first impact goal at the event.

 Ten Punjabis makes to new year UK Royal Honours’ list to get the highest civilian British awards

 At least 10 Punjab-origin achievers, among others, have made it to the New Year Honours’ List comprising the UK’s highest civilian awards.

Air India Hand Baggage Allowance Restricted To 8 Kgs

CHICAGO –  Air India allows hand-baggage allowance of only 8 Kgs. This includes the weight of all the duty-free purchases, an Air India press release informs. Excess weight of the hand baggage, weighing over and above the 8 kgs limit, will be chargeable wherever detected; be it at the time of departure, in transit, or, on arrival at the destination.

PUNJABI CULTURAL SOCIETY PARTICIPATES IN CHICAGO THANKSGIVING PARADE

CHICAGO - The Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago (PCS) kept up its tradition of participating in the Chicago Thanksgiving Parade held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 28, 2019, on State Street in the heart of downtown Chicago. Thanksgiving Parade is the biggest parade in Chicago and the city’s premier holiday event.

TAGC festivities attract thousands in Chicago

CHICAGO - Telugu Association of Greater Chicago, TAGC, celebrated Dusserah and Deepavali with Chicago land area Telugu families at the HTGC Rama Temple Auditorium, Lemont. The event was a grand success with an overwhelming response from the Telugu community with approximately 1000 guests in attendance. The event was conducted on November 9th, 2019 from 2:30PM to 10PM. TAGC Board decided to do this event with all local talent promoting the Telugu culture, traditions and encouraged youth to preserve traditions.

Lack of WhatsApp Group ethics makes your group no better than a dustbin

After administrating a couple of WhatsApp groups, including those of professionals, formals, and non-formals, I have come to an interesting conclusion that steadily but eventually the WhatsApp groups have turned into a centre of egoism, jingoism and groups. 

WhatsApp confirms: Israeli spyware used on Indian journalists, activists for surveillance

WhatsApp confirms: Israeli spyware used on Indian journalists, activists for surveillance of their activities and news sources. 

Anti-Human Trafficking Conference In Naperville. Nov 3 to 6

NAPERVILLE - SAFE Coalition for Human Rights (SAFECHR) is scheduled to host their 4th annual Global Anti-Human Trafficking Conference from November 3rd-6th at the Double Tree by Hilton, in Naperville-Lisle. This highly interactive networking and educational skills-enhancing conference attracts 300 attendees from over 70 countries with the intent to foster meaningful discussions and problem-solving breakout sessions. 

 

At His 'Agenda-Free' Press-Meet, Consul General Dalela Talks ‘Good Things.’ Consciously Keeps Finance Minister’s Chicago Visit Under Wraps

CHICAGO – At a press conference, that he convened at India’s Chicago Consulate, Sudhakar Dalela, the CGOI informed that the “restrictions on the use of mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir have been lifted” and the block level elections announced.

INDIA VISA FEE REDUCED BBC Censors Sikh teachings; Lord Inderjit Quits Abducted NRI Found Dead In His Car ‘The Harmony’ launched in Chicago Jaishankar, Pelosi Attend Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary Event in USA NGOs Form India Philanthropy Alliance Telangana Expatriates Celebrate Bathukama Abigail Igarta, John Redhead win Chinmaya Mission NWI 5K run walk MASCONN in Trumbull celebrates Onam MCC celebrates 'Inclusiveness’ on its 50th anniversary LEGENDRY GAVASKAR’s FLOP SHOW IN CHICAGO చికాగో తలుగు సంఘాల సంయుక్ సమర్పణ “అర్నారశ్వర్ం” (క్ూచిపూడిసంగత నృతయ ర్ూపక్ం) INDIA COLLECTION UNVEILED AT NORWALK LIBRARY In Washington, India US Health Care Debated IAPC’s Global Entrepreneur Award for Dr. Chaithanya Aadhaar for NRIs on arrival with passport as a identity Spectacular Visarjan Concludes IAGC’s 2019 Ganesh Utsav 312 “debarred” Sikhs living abroad removed from list, can visit India Jatinder Bedi presides over IAA India I-Day Celebrations in Chicago India’s Chicago Diplomat Trashes Pakistan’s Stance as Malicious Hotair Indian-American indicted for using ban device bump stock with his gun Chidambaram spends first night in Tihar jail, eats routine jail food J&K Loses Special Status; Bifurcated Into Two UTs Pakistan Ban Affects Air India AIR INDIA CHANGES CHICAGO-DELHI-CHICAGO SCHEDULE Neeta Bhushan Rids Indian Consulate of Corruption NRI’s Passport to be impounded in case of non-registration of marriage PCS RELEASES GURLEEN’s BOOK ‘Roohdaari’ IN CHICAGO Court rules there was no evidence if extradited, Mallya was at real risk NRIs deposits jumps as rupee slides