Mar 2019
Mar 2019

Bridal Gala Showcase in NJ targets upscale weddings

Founders Meghna Parikh and Nirali Modi hosted Gala Showcase, a wedding expo event, at the Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains, NJ on March 9.

The event was positioned as the most prestigious and extravagant wedding gala event ever envisioned. The bridal showcase aimed to create partnerships by building a team with industry experts.

The evening began with registration and cocktails served with complimentary butler passed champagne and hors d’oeuvres while newly engaged couples took in the elegance of The Legacy Castle. It was followed by a 2-hour meet and greet collaboration between guests and wedding specialists.

The venue was fully dedicated to the event with each room following a theme, from the “Groom Room” to the “Gala Room.” The evening continued with complimentary live food tastings from top caterers, followed by a fashion show and live performances. The night ended with guests dancing and enjoying the ambiance along with the “Battle of the D.J.s!” 

The Gala Showcases, guests said, was an experience of its own, filled with new and refreshing ideas for the modern day bride and groom.


Mar 2019

American Telugu Association (ATA) celebrates International Women's Day in Washington DC

The Washington, DC chapter of the American Telugu Association (ATA) celebrated the International Women’s Day, at the Chinmaya Mission in Chantilly, VA.

The free admission event included cultural activities, guest speakers, panel discussion and vendor and food booths.

To celebrate Women's Day, Disha Foundation in NJ hosts charitable event for burn victims

The Disha Foundation USA hosted a fundraising event in New Jersey to support burn survivors on the occasion of International Women’s day. The event at the Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, NJ, included a fashion show and other cultural activities. All procee...

Hjemkomst Center in Minnesota announces `Living Beyond Bollywood` play

The Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minnesota has announced a one-act play “Living Beyond Bollywood” at the museum. The production, scheduled for March 9, is part of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s touring show, “Beyond Bollywood: Indian American...

Oncologist’s research recognised as among year’s best scientific work

A new study led by lead author Dr Amar Kishan of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), shows that men dealing with prostate cancer can have success with higher doses of radiation over a shorter time frame. The study, published in the JAMA Netwo...

CRY America hosts 2019 gala dinner in Houston, TX

CRY America, a child rights nonprofit, hosted its 2019 Houston gala dinner at the Marriott in Sugar Land, TX on March 3. The gala was an evening filled with music and festivities and the spirit of giving. The organizers said all participants at the event m...

Sant Nirankari Mission in Atlanta hosts 5K cancer awareness walk

The Sant Nirankari Mission in Atlanta and the Siddhivinayak Mandir hosted a 5K walk for cancer awareness. More than 100 families participated in the walk and also donating generously to the cancer fund of Children’s Hospital Cancer Center, Atlanta. The “Wa...

APPI-NJ hosts fundraiser for families of Pulwama attack victims

The New Jersey chapter of AAPI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin) organized a prayer meet and a fundraiser to help the families of the soldiers killed in the recent terrorist attacks in Pulwama, Kashmir.  Physicians and their friends cam...

Amazon adds former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to board

Amazon has named former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to its board. The Indian American business executive is the second woman of color to be added to the online retailer’s board of directors in a month. Amazon and other big companies have been under pressure to...

Gaming software firm, back end by billionaire Brian Sheth, raises funds

Backed by billionaire Indian American entrepreneur and philanthropist Brian Sheth, Ascendant Studios, a San Rafael, CA-based game developer, has launched and secured an initial funding round of undisclosed amount. Sheth, 42 is the co-founder and president ...

Chinmaya Mission Atlanta hosts Hindustani music show to promote local talent

The Chinmaya Mission hosted an afternoon of Hindustani instrumental music to promote local classical talent in Atlanta, GA. Friends of the Chinmaya Mission came in large numbers to support the free event. Chinmaya Mission was established in India in 1953 b...

Eros International Rings Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange for premiere of New Original Series – Metro Park

Eros Now, the digital South Asian entertainment platform owned by Eros International, has announced the release of its latest original digital series, Metro Park, on March 3. A light-hearted comedy, Metro Park revolves around a Gujarati family based in sub...