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’s E-Tourist Visa is now to cost less. The Government of India has decided to reduce the e-Tourist Visa fees for foreign nationals. 

BBC Censors Sikh teachings; Lord Inderjit Quits

Lord Indarjit Singh — a prominent Sikh peer in the House of Lords — has quit BBC’s radio segment titled 'Thought For The Day', because of censorship on Sikh teachings, which BBC fears "might offend Muslims". The Sikh Lord accused the BBC of "prejudice and intolerance" in the way it handled a script referring to Guru Tegh Bahadur's martyrdom for fear of "Islamophobia".

Abducted NRI Found Dead In His Car

WASHINGTON - Abducted California based millionaire NRI Tushar Atre has been found dead inside his BMW car. Atre, 50—owner of digital marketing company AtreNet Inc which caters to Silicon Valley corporate businesses—was kidnapped from his house around 3 am "during a crime" on Tuesday, the Santa Cruz county sheriff's office said, adding that he was last seen getting into his white BMW.

‘The Harmony’ launched in Chicago

CHICAGO - New versatile musical group “The Harmony” has been launched in Chicago. Three talented musician singer friends Rakshak, Vikrant, and Vijay came together to put their passion of melodious singing on the forefront of the musical entertainment scene of Midwest in general and Chicagoland in particular.

Jaishankar, Pelosi Attend Mahatma Gandhi Birth Anniversary Event in USA

WASHINGTON DC – A one-day exhibition on the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi was held at the Library of Congress on 02 October 2019 as part of the ongoing celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. India’s US Embassy organized a commemorative event on 02 October 2019. Speaker of the US House, Nancy Pelosi was the Guest of Honor. India’s External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar and Speaker Pelosi addressed the gathering.

NGOs Form India Philanthropy Alliance

11 of the US-based not-for-profit organizations have joined hands to form the India Philanthropy Alliance which shall aim to enhance collaboration to augument India’s development, a press release said. The organizations are: Akanksha Fund, American India Foundation, Arogya World, CRY America, Dasra, Ekal USA, Foundation for Excellence, Indiaspora, Magic Bus USA, Pratham USA, and VisionSpring.

Telangana Expatriates Celebrate Bathukama

NAPERVILLE - Chicago Telangana Association (CHITA) celebrated 17th Bathukamma festival in Chicagoland in a very grandeur way. The celebrations were organized on September 28th 2019 in Naperville Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. Bathukamma—“Come alive mother goddess”—is Telangana region’s age old festival. Like every year, CHITA has been phenomenal in bringing the community together and facilitating the celebrations. In fact, CHITA is the first organization to coordinate and celebrate Bathukamma in North America.

Abigail Igarta, John Redhead win Chinmaya Mission NWI 5K run walk

GRIFFITH - Hari OM! Chinmaya Mission NWI conducted its third OM Run on Sept 22nd 2019 at Oak Ridge Prairie in Griffith, Indiana. 120 runners/walkers participated in the chip timed 5K run/walk. The race had runners from 4 years to 80 years taking part.

MASCONN in Trumbull celebrates Onam

TRUMBULL, CT - Cultural extravaganza showcasing the rich cultural traditions of India displayed elegantly in dance, music and drama along with the traditional Onam Sandhya were some of the highlights of the 10th annual Onam celebrations organized by Malayalee Association of Southern Connecticut (MASCONN) at Madison Middle School, Trumbull, CT.

MCC celebrates 'Inclusiveness’ on its 50th anniversary

CHICAGO - The Muslim Community Center, Chicago organization celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 with its annual gala, appropriately titled “MCC a Welcoming inclusive and well governed organization.” At the gala, MCC presented its Award to Amanat Ullah Ansari and Syeda Afifa Quadri. This award is for their commitment to serving those in need, and their commitment to personal development and represented community roles.


Legendry Gavaskar had his flop show in Chicago with less than 50 people coming to attend his event at Manav Sewa Mandir.

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 Indians number highest among ‘overstayers’ in U.K. Indian Government contemplating seeking NRIs support to strengthen falling rupee Rupee crosses 74-mark against US dollar Seven of top-10 Indian cos lose worth Rs 897.79 bn Government propose to ban imports of non-essential articles to bring Rupee to 68-70 level Spouses mostly Indian to loose US H4 Visa in three months Bonds for NRIs to boost Indian rupee American Hindus to Celebrate 125th Anniversary of Vivekananda’s Speech in 100 US Cities Govt facilitates NRI Kumbh Mela at Varanasi Sixty-one-year old NRI gets three years in Jail in Singapore for making prank calls to police Namdhari Sect Chief Dalip Singh to attend World Hindu Congress in Chicago