Friday 20 July, 2018

When humanoid robot Sophia fell in love with ‘colorful and diverse’ India

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Humanoid Robot Sophia, who was in India, says the country is colourful, diverse and beautiful. Developed by Hong Kong based company Hanson Robotics, Sofia is modeled after actress Audrey Hepburn, and is known for [...]

Salman Khan pulls in 11,000 fans to first Da-Bangg Reloaded concert in Atlanta

BY VEENA RAO Photos by Vinod Devlia, Photography by Vinod Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2018: Megastar Salman Khan was back in the city after twelve long years, and his roar superseded his arrival, pulling in frenzied fans from all around the Southeast [...]

Chetan Bhagat engages, Pandit Jasraj enthralls at Heart Notes event

Pandit Jasraj in concert. BY VEENA RAO Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2018: It was an evening of soul-touching music, and an engaging meditation of ideas. The Heartfulness Institute’s Heart Notes event with bestselling author Chetan Bhagat, revered [...]

Chetan Bhagat reflects on success and change at Pratham Atlanta meet

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Photos by Vinod Devlia, Photography by Vinod Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2018: “I am not the best author, I am a bestselling author. How did that happen?” Chetan Bhagat’s presentation at Pratham USA, Atlanta Chapter’s [...]

FIA hosts farewell dinner for Nagesh Singh

Atlanta, GA, July 9, 2018:  The Federation of Indian-American Associations of Georgia (FIA Georgia) held a farewell dinner in honor of Honorable Nagesh Singh, Consul General of India in Atlanta, on June 16, 2018 at the Tadka Banquet Hall in [...]

Indians of Atlanta

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BAPS Mandir Honors Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam’s Legacy and Transcendence

Atlanta, GA: On Sunday, August 16th, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Atlanta, GA honored the legacy of the late former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam with the launch of his final book and gift to mankind, Transcendence. Transcendence [...]

JAINA Convention Registers 4000 Attendees & Raises Over $1 Mn

BY VIREN MAYANI & MAHADEV DESAI Atlanta, GA: The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA), the apex organization of Jains in the United States and Canada, with its mission of preserving and sharing the Jain way of life, [...]

Deeksha School of Performing Arts Hosts Savitha Sastry in ‘Chains’

BY VEENA RAO Photos by Samaresh Mukhopadhyay  Atlanta, GA: Dance lovers in Atlanta had the opportunity to witness a unique solo dance-theater style presentation by acclaimed Bharatnatyam artist, Savitha Sastry at Southern Polytechnic State [...]

IACA Miss Georgia Pageant Crowns New Winners For 2015

Atlanta, GA: Spoorthy Bharadwaj won the IACA Miss Georgia title while Aarya Ramprasad was crowned Teen winner at this year’s IACA Beauty Pageant held at the Ferst Center on July 25. The event was a rocking success to say the least. From the [...]