Events

Jun 2018
Jun 2018

‘Shaktirupeno: Portrayal of eternal feminine spirits’ in OH

While showcasing the eternal and indomitable spirit of womanhood through kathak, a popular classical dance from North India, Anga Kala Kathak Academy presented an event of pure aesthetics, “Shaktirupeno: Portrayal of eternal feminine spirits,” at the Cleveland State University in Cleveland, OH on June 2. Guest artist included Sanjib Bhattacharya. A portion of the proceeds from the event was to benefit CRY (Child Rights and You).
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Jun 2018

‘Yoga Cruise,’ a prelude to International Yoga Day 2018 in NY

More than 400 people attended the “Yoga Cruise,” a prelude to International Day of Yoga, 2018, organized by the Consulate General of India, New York in association with Vegetarian Vision and Mallakhamb Federation USA on June 3, in New York.
On the chartered “Skyline Princess” yacht, yoga-related conversations, discussions, lectures were simultaneously held on various decks with guests heartily enjoining each session.
The cruise also included yoga demonstrations and performances and an innovative session on “Laughter Yoga” by Poonam Gupta.
Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India in New York, flagged off the yacht with the releasing of multi-colored balloons symbolizing eternal value of peace, freedom, and unity in diversity.

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Author provides insight into the ‘Lost Heritage of Punjab’

TV Asia chairman and CEO, H R Shah, center, with historian Amardeep Singh, right, author of “Lost Heritage: The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan; and LTC Kamal Kalsi, US Army, at an event at the TV Asia auditorium on June 3. (Photo: Gunjesh Desai) Historian Amardee...

At the UN, Naveen, Anu Jain announce $1M winner for women’s safety wearable

Entrepreneurs and philanthropists, Naveen Jain, left and Anu Jain, far right with winners of the $1 million women ’s safety wearable award, from center, left, Avinash, Neiharika and Manik Mehta of Leaf Wearables, at the UN in New York on June 7. (Photo: Gu...

Goa Tourism roadshow in Chicago

The Department of Tourism of the state of Goa presented “GOA: Roadshow” and highlighted its tourism potential at the Holiday Inn in Chicago on May 22. In attendance was Nilesh Cabral, chairman, Goa Tourism Development Corporation and Manohar Ajgaonker, Min...

1,200 attend BAPS Charities ‘Walk Green 2018’ in Dallas, TX

More than 1,200 community members of all ages joined the annual BAPS Charities Walk Green 2018 in Dallas, TX on May 19.2018 marks the 3rd year that the annual BAPS Charities walkathon will benefit the Nature Conservancy and its efforts to conserve the land...

Forest Park, IL street named after Dr Austin Prabhu

Let us make Love and Share our religion,” said Dr Austin Prabhu Antony, the Chicago-based Konkani writer and humanitarian. He was speaking at an event celebrating the naming of a street after him in the town of Forest Park, IL on May 26. City Mayor Antony ...

Amb. Nikki Haley visits Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in TX

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley visited the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Plaza in Irving, TX and paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on May 23. She said the Gandhi memorial will be a symbol of peace and harmony for future generations.She also...

Indian Consulate, TV Asia host curtain-raiser to mark International Yoga Day 2018 in the US

Sandeep Chakravorty, India’s Consul General in New York, at the curtain-raiser on May 29 at the TV Asia auditorium in Edison, NJ, to mark the International Day of Yoga 2018. EDISON, NJ: The Consulate General of India in New York, TV Asia and the Indian Ame...

Pharma group hosts 31st annual dinner gala in NJ

The Indo-American Pharmaceutical Society (IAPS) celebrated its 31st Annual Convention and Dinner Gala on May 19, at the Hilton Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ. At the event, IAPS distributed its Student Scholarship Awards. Chirag Patel, Co-Chairman; Chi...

22nd World Hindu Heritage Day celebrated in Boston

The 22nd Hindu Heritage Day was organized by the volunteers of Vishwa Hindu Parishad/World Hindu Council of America (VHPA), Boston and Merrimack Valley Chapters, at the Marlborough Middle School in Marlborough, MA on May 19.This year's central theme of the...

Pratham NY hosts panel on ‘Navigating Asia’s New Order’

Pratham New York Tristate hosted a panel discussion on “Navigating Asia's New Order: Implications for the United States, India and China” at the Intercontinental New York on May 16.The panelists included, Alyssa Ayres, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...