LEAD STORIES

Nine arrested after alleged CCTV cameras in Kolkata park’s ladies room

Nine employees including manager of a water sports park have been arrested following allegations that closed circuit cameras were installed in its women’s changing room, police said on…

Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones

Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones

At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 percent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the…

COMMUNITY

Chicago’s Nepali Communities Appeal for Urgent Earthquake Relief

Chicago’s Nepali Communities Appeal for Urgent Earthquake Relief

CHICAGO The various Nepali communities across Chicagoland and Illinois, many of whose members have relatives…

Telugu Association Celebrates Ugadi and Rama Navami

Telugu Association Celebrates Ugadi and Rama Navami

LEMONT, Ill. The Tri State Telugu Association, Chicago, celebrated Telugu New Year, Ugadi, and the…

Parliamentarian Courts NRI Investments for Telangana

Parliamentarian Courts NRI Investments for Telangana

Visiting youth leader, Telengana state’s first woman Member of Parliament (MP) and daughter of its…

Mahavir Jayanti Celebrated With Plurality of Jain Viewpoints

Mahavir Jayanti Celebrated With Plurality of Jain Viewpoints

BARTLETT, Ill. The birth anniversary (Jayanti) of Bhagwan Mahavir was celebrated for over a week…

INDIA

Nine arrested after alleged CCTV cameras in Kolkata park’s ladies room

Nine employees including manager of a water sports park have been arrested following allegations that closed circuit cameras were installed in its women’s changing room, police said on…

Parliamentarian Courts NRI Investments for Telangana

Parliamentarian Courts NRI Investments for Telangana

Visiting youth leader, Telengana state’s first woman Member of Parliament (MP) and daughter of its Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Kavitha Kalvakuntla of the Telengana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)…

Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones

Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones

At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 percent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the…

CRIME

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

FBI Offers $20,000 Reward for Murder Suspect Bhadreshkumar Patel

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel of Maryland, who is…

U.S. AFFAIRS

Lawmakers Urge U.S. to Speed-up Visa Approvals for Physicians

Two U.S. lawmakers, a Democrat and a Republican, have introduced legislation in Congress urging the State Department to speed-up J-1 visa approvals for international physicians. Entitled the…

INDIA

Nine arrested after alleged CCTV cameras in Kolkata park’s ladies room

Nine employees including manager of a water sports park have been arrested following allegations that closed circuit cameras were installed in its women’s changing room, police said…

POLITICS

Parliamentarian Courts NRI Investments for Telangana

Visiting youth leader, Telengana state’s first woman Member of Parliament (MP) and daughter of its Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, Kavitha Kalvakuntla of the Telengana Rashtra Samithi…

SOUTH ASIA

More than $20K Raised for Mother-and-Child Health in Pakistan

VILLA PARK, Ill. Many Pakistani Muslims attended the fundraiser hosted by well-known business man and social worker Pervez Osman and International Foundation for Mother and Child Health…

COMMUNITY

Chicago’s Nepali Communities Appeal for Urgent Earthquake Relief

CHICAGO The various Nepali communities across Chicagoland and Illinois, many of whose members have relatives and close ones in distress in the earthquake-struck areas of the home…

ENTERTAINMENT

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding…

LIFESTYLE

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding…

CINEMA

Kalyan Jewellers pulls “racist”, “slave-child” ad with Aishwarya Rai

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kalyan Jewellers, a major jewellery chain, has withdrawn an advert featuring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with a dark-skinned boy holding…