Thursday 30 March, 2017

Splash of Vibrant Colors at IFA Holi Hungama

Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2017: Holi, a traditional Hindu festival, celebrates the beginning of spring as well as the triumph of good over evil. It is best known around the world for the powder that revelers throw on each other, leaving festival [...]

USHA asks Hindus to join protest rallies against CNN across US this weekend

Atlanta, GA, March 10: The US Hindu Alliance (USHA), through a press release, has appealed to all Hindus living in America to join protest rallies being planned in major American cities against CNN this weekend. In addition, it urged the Hindu [...]

5 GA Tech students participate in 10,000 mile rally across 23 countries

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, March 2: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step” Lao Tzu quoted. Mixing their sense of adventure with a purpose to give back in the Summer of 2017, five Georgia Tech students have created a [...]

UGA’s Shreya Ganeshan among 7 Indian-Americans nominated for Truman Scholarship

Washington, March 2 (IANS) Seven Indian-Americans have been selected for this year’s prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship, which is given to college juniors on the basis of leadership potential, public service and academic achievement [...]

Indo-American Press Club celebrates Republic Day in Atlanta

BY MAHADEV DESAI Photos by Vinod Sharma/SFA Productions Atlanta, GA, February 6, 2017: Similarities between the Indian and US Constitutions, individual rights and the role of a free press were recurring themes among the invited speakers at [...]

Consulate celebrates Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Atlanta

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Photos by Suresh K. Volam/Sri Photos   Atlanta, GA, February 2, 2017: The 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) commemorating Indian diaspora across the world was celebrated with much patriotic fervor by the Consulate General [...]

Dr Indrakrishnan is first Asian physician to be sworn in to Georgia Board

Atlanta, GA, February 2, 2017: Atlanta’s Dr Indran Indrakrishnan became the first physician of Asian descent to be appointed to the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce (GBPW) when he was sworn in at the Georgia State Capitol by Governor [...]

Consulate celebrates India’s 68th Republic Day with flag hoisting and community reception

BY MAHADEV DESAI Photos by ByteGraph Atlanta, GA, January 31, 2017: India’s 68th Republic Day was celebrated with great joy, enthusiasm, patriotic fervor and national pride at the Consulate General of India in Atlanta on January 28, 2017, [...]

Advancing Justice – Atlanta and Gwinnett Branch of NAACP meets with Commissioner Tommy Hunter

Atlanta, GA, January 25, 2017: Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta (“Advancing Justice – Atlanta”) and the Gwinnett Branch of the NAACP met with Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter to find common ground and to [...]

Over 63,000 Georgians march for social justice and women in Atlanta

Glimpses from the Atlanta march. Photos courtesy: Aparna Bhattacharyya of Raksha. Atlanta/Washington, Jan 22 (NRI Pulse News Desk & IANS) Over 63,000 Georgians endured a thunderstorm  on Saturday to march for social justice & women. The [...]