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Flashes of bright color and loud music were on display in the Ballroom of Memorial Hall on the evening of Oct. 29 as the University of Georgia Indian Student Association celebrated Diwali. Diwali is a festival that originated in India and is also called the festival of lights. The holiday is celebrated by several religions, …

Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha. Photo: Sunita Dhindsa. It’s an exciting time in Canberra as the COVID-19 lockdown is lifted and restrictions are finally easing. It is even more exciting for people of Indian descent around the world as Diwali, one of the most anticipated festivals, is coming soon. Diwali is celebrated not …

New Yvonne webb 2 days ago File photo by Marvin Hamilton National Council of Indian Culture (NCIC) Chairman Deokinanan Sharma Wants the Light of Deya to Illuminate the Hearts and Minds of the Unvaccinated to Save the Country from More Covid-Related Deaths19 Sharma used the Divali Nagar platform on Tuesday night to call the unvaccinated …

Prime Minister Modi said today that he has had “great interaction” with members of the Indian community in Italy Rome: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday he had had “great interaction” with members of the Indian community in Italy, including those who study India and those who have developed strong ties to their home …

The Indian community of the United Kingdom protests against the presence of the government of the Asian country at the COP26. They claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has “shamed” the country with his “authoritarian laws”. 1 UK Indian community to protest UK government at COP26Credit: PA: Press Association Much of the country has been …

BARAGA COUNTY, Michigan (WLUC) – As part of an ongoing statewide effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Indian community of Keweenaw Bay has partnered with local systems Wastewater Monitoring System to test wastewater samples for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus in human stool. Recent routine tests have shown an increasing trend for …

Totem poles can be found outside the Ketchikan Indian Community Clinic and Office Building at 2960 Tongass Avenue. (KRBD file photo) A Bristol Bay health official fired last year after suggesting the coronavirus was a political conspiracy now runs the Ketchikan Tribal Health Clinic. Tribal officials say they have full confidence in the senior executive. …

SPOKANE, WA – Monday marks the start of Native American Heritage Month, a time when we can celebrate different cultures, traditions and histories while recognizing the significant contributions of Indigenous peoples. On Friday, members of the American Indian Community Center were at the Ruby River Hotel to educate Spokane residents and get them to join …

Indians are urging the Thai government to add India to the list of low risk countries for Thailand’s reopening on November 1. The Bangkok Post reports that the Indian community in Thailand has emphasized how much it can contribute to the economy. The call comes as Thailand prepares to reopen with a minimum quarantine for …

Press Publications recently interviewed Shoreview resident Preeti Mathur about the publication of her first book, “From Seven Rivers to Ten Thousand Lakes”. Q. Tell us a bit about A. My husband, Anoop, and I have lived in Shoreview since 1981. Our grown children, our daughter Shruti and our son Sujan, are both graduates of Mounds …

A charity group in the UK (UK) led by the Indian community has had great success receiving the prestigious “Queen’s Award for Volunteer Service”. Known as “DREAMSAI”, it is run by a man named Laxman Kastala and is based in a town called Milton Keynes. The certificate signed by the Queen was presented to Kastala …

President Harold Frazier of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe addresses the National Congress of American Indian in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 23, 2019. Photo by Kevin abourezk [/caption] Special Message to Congress: We Need President Biden’s Job Plan Keep the $ 20.5 billion in Native American reconciliation funding in the final bill Wednesday, October 27, …

Express news service The title of Vir Das’ Netflix stand-up special, To India, found deep meaning after receiving an International Emmy nomination. After all, the comedian calls it a “love letter to Indian culture” and adds that he aimed to bring the culture to the world with the special. With the show nominated alongside other …

Led by American Indian lawmakers, high-ranking members of the Biden administration and a select group of Indian community members from across the country gathered to celebrate the Festival of Lights, “Diwali,” in the United States Congress on temple of democracy. Reflecting on the emergence of this small but influential community in the American socio-political spectrum, …

The lotus flower is one of the most important flowers in India. It has great importance in Hinduism and Buddhism. Hindu gods and goddesses are often depicted seated on a flowering lotus flower. Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesha, Goddess Laxmi and many others are depicted holding a lotus flower in one of their hands. What is …

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on ‘Global Challenges of Communal Harmony and India’s Role’ at the National Interfaith Conference organized by Lokmat Media Group on Sunday to celebrate the …

Nagpur, October 25 Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group on Sunday …

Speaking on ‘Global Challenges of Communal Harmony and the Role of India’ at the National Interfaith Conference organized by Lokmat Media Group on Sunday to celebrate the Golden Jubilee year of its Nagpur edition , the top BJP leader also said Indian culture was truly secular. Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and …

Unity is the greatest strength of Indian culture and has enabled us to become a “vishwa guru” (teacher of the world), according to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. Speaking on “Global Challenges to Community Harmony and the Role of India” at the National Interfaith Conference hosted by the Lokmat media group Sunday to celebrate the Golden …

Nagpur, Oct 24 (PTI) Oneness is the biggest strength of Indian culture and it was this aspect that made it capable for us to become a ‘vishwa guru’ or world teacher, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said at an event here on Sunday.
Speaking on ‘Global Challenges to Communal Harmony and the Role of India’ at …

Nagpur, October 24 (UNI), Union Minister of Road Transport Nitin Gadkari said on Sunday that Indian culture is naturally secular.Gadkari was speaking as the main guest of the National Interfaith Conference organized by Lokmat Media Group in Nagpur on the theme “Global Challenges for Community Harmony and the Role of India” to mark the celebration …

Details Through Tamara Ikenberg 22 October 2021 This weekend and next week, fascinating expressions of the past and present are popping up all over Indian country. Attractions include the life of a Cherokee legend in music, a performance by a rising star of the Indiqueer soundstage, and a grand celebration of Buffalo Back. Tune Indigenous …

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska). Courtesy photo MURKOWSKI AND SULLIVAN SECURE EXTENSION OF COVID RELIEF DOLLARS FOR ALASKA NIGES Senate passes bill to allow unspent COVID relief dollars for infrastructure and disaster relief October 21, 2021 Source: Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan (both R-Alaska) welcomed the Senate passage last night …

Senate Releases Fiscal 22 Funding Bills with Historic Increase for Urban Indian Health, IHS, Advance Credits, MMIW, and UIO Facility Fix The Senate bill includes an increase of $ 30 million above the level passed for fiscal year 21 for urban Indian health. October 19, 2021 Source: National Urban Indian Health Council (ncuih.org) On October …

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is Deputy Chair of the 117th Congress Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Photo: SCIA SENATE HAS ONE YEAR EXTENSION FOR TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS TO USE COVID RELIEF 20 October 2021 Source: Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) Last night, the United States Senate passed the Flexible State, Local Government, Tribal and Territory Tax Adjustment, Infrastructure, …

Twitter announced new features and updates for cricket fans in India. The microblogging platform has launched a live scoreboard for cricket matches and is testing the country’s very first Twitter community, Cricket Twitter – India. The platform has seen a significant increase in conversations around cricket on the platform over the past year. Between July …

Indian Culture and Language Club is back with another event. This time, members invite the Penn State community to celebrate Diwali with them on November 6. ICCL President Shashwat Shekhar said Diwali – which is also known as the Festival of Lights – is one of India’s most famous festivals. “We are celebrating this auspicious …

All photos courtesy of the Museum of Art and Photography “The magnificent peacock is the glory of God.” For more than 2,000 years, peacocks have roamed the arts, architecture, legends and religions of India. From Shah Jahan’s Peacock Throne, where two peacocks face each other topped with columns of emeralds for the 17th century Muslim …

On the chest, a calendar staff and a warrior’s club signify a new era with the Rising and Gila River Indian community, as well as the protection of the people. Photo courtesy of Ashley Orellana/Phoenix RisingRising to the cause: Team honors O’odham community with unique shirts Wednesday, October 20, 2021 By Miles Aronson Cronkite News …

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona., October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (“SRPMIC”) has awarded a grant of $ 50,000 to the Veterans Medical Leadership Council (VMLC), through its 12% gambling grant program. The VMLC supports all era veterans who have a verified and enhanced emergency need not supported by the VA. …

Read the article Devnagri raised $ 600,000 from Venture Catalyst, Inflection Point Ventures and other co-investors as part of Seed Round. Venture Catalysts announced its latest investment in a SaaS-based B2B platform, Devnagri, to help businesses reach over 1 billion Indian internet users in their regional languages ​​using large-scale human translation based on AI . …

Devnagri, an Indian language translation engine focused on B2B, raised $ 600,000 from Venture Catalyst, Inflection Point Ventures and other co-investors as part of Seed Round. The seed funding round will be used to strengthen its technology and expand its operations to help B2B industries create more vernacular content for end users. Co-investors who participated …

HYDERABAD: The prestigious Queen’s Award for Volunteer Service was presented to the Indian charity “DreamSai” in England, Milton Keynes. Countess Howe, Lord Lieutenant to Her Majesty of Buckinghamshire presented the award and a certificate signed by Her Majesty The Queen to DreamSai. The High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, the Deputy Lord Lieutenants, the Mayor of Milton …

A B2B SaaS translation platform, Devnagri recently raised $ 600,000 from Venture Catalyst, Inflection Point Ventures and other co-investors as part of the funding round. The latest investment will help businesses reach over 1 billion Indian internet users in their regional languages ​​using AI-powered human translation on a large scale. Led by Dr Apoorva Ranjan …

According to the Indian community of Fort Belknap, untreated waste from the former Zortman-Landusky mining complex is flowing into the Montana reservation. Photo courtesy of the Fort Belknap Indian communityNew mining concessions in Zortman push for investigation The Fort Belknap Indian community and conservation groups say a 48-hour lapse after decades of mining concession bans …

Myaamia students tied 330 strips of cloth to trees on the University of Miami campus in Ohio – one for each citizen of Myaamia who was removed from their ancestral lands in 1846. The tribe is now associated with the university to open the Myaamia center and work to restore its language and culture. (Photo …

The Gila River Indian community is betting its fourth casino, which paved the way just south of Chandler on Monday, will help generate revenue and create more than 650 new jobs. The tribe announced the new casino project this summer after Native American tribes in Arizona reached a five-year negotiation and signed a modified tribal …

A committee formed in 2016 to “study the evolution of Indian culture 12,000 years ago” has not submitted any report to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the government body recently said in a response to right to information (RTI). When asked about the committee’s formation and its findings, ASI said on Oct. 11 in …

NNA | Update: October 18, 2021 04:37 STI New Delhi [India]Oct 18 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called on the youth to be aware of India’s ancient tradition and culture and uphold the national value of ‘unity in diversity’.Naidu, speaking at an ‘Alai Balai’ cultural event in Hyderabad, Telangana on Sunday, said India’s …

Details Through Levi Rickert October 18, 2021 Former Michigan Democratic Congressman Dale Kildee, whose name appears on 134 pieces of legislation that directly impact Native Americans, died on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Kildee, who served a district in Michigan that included the city of Flint, served 18 terms in Congress from 1977 – 2013. While …

Hyderabad, October 17 (PTI): Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the country’s pluralistic culture has the power to unite people by overcoming various social divisions in society. Naidu, participant in “Alai Balai”, a cultural event organized as part of the Dasara festivities here, called to encourage young people to be aware of …

Hyderabad, October 17 (PTI): Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the country’s pluralistic culture has the power to unite people by overcoming various social divisions in society. Naidu, participant in “Alai Balai”, a cultural event organized as part of the Dasara festivities here, called to encourage young people to be aware of …

Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu praised Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya on Sunday for continuing the “Alay Bhalay” program, which has been running for 16 years and is now on its 17th consecutive anniversary. Alay Balay is a cultural event organized during the Navaratri festivities and presents the life of the people of Telangana. READ ALSO …

WASHINGTON – The NCAIA (National Council of the Association of Asian Indians) and the Sikhs of America hosted a warm farewell dinner for Mr. Anurag Kumar, an Indian diplomat, who served at the Embassy of the India in Washington DC as Minister of Community Affairs for three and a half years. The farewell dinner was …

ANI | Update: October 14, 2021 7:05 PM STI Bombay, Maharashtra, [India], Oct. 14 (ANI / NewsView): This year a unique collection of exquisite wall textures announces Taana Baana by Asian Paints Royale Play. Inspired by the heritage of Indian craftsmanship and weaving, Taana Baana is a work of art that will invoke a myriad …

M Venkaiah Naidu: Indian culture has always given respect and reverence to gurus Hyderabad: Emphasizing the importance of the fundamental role that teachers play in shaping the lives of children and young people, Vice President Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday that Indian culture always respects and reverence gurus. The vice president presented an award …

On Wednesday, V Muraleedharan, Union Minister of State for External Affairs (MoS), interacted with the Indian community in the state of Connecticut in the United States. The Minister also joined the Indian community to celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. “Had an engaging interaction with the vibrant Indian community of #Connecticut Glad to see their …

The court was inaugurated on National Indigenous Peoples Day. RED WING, Minn. – John Thomas knows the importance of being able to shoot a basket on a neighborhood field. “It gives you the opportunity to hope and dream,” says Thomas. Two things the Minnesota native has done as a player and now as the Wolves’ …

HYDERABAD: The Indian community of London who hosted a program as part of the festivities thanked the NHS, key workers and Covid-19 warriors through a piece of art from London Tower Bridge on display at an event. The UK Telangana Association (TAUK) celebrated “Chenetha Bathukamma and Dasara” in London. Representatives of NRIs and Indian community …

ÎLE DES PRAIRIES — There’s nothing like having good partners to help build a community. That was the message Monday as representatives from the Minnesota Lynx and Timberwolves organizations — WNBA and NBA — traveled to Prairie Island to dedicate a newly renovated outdoor community basketball court and celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. “This field is …

The Navratri Festival is a Hindu festival that spans nine nights and is celebrated to worship the goddess Durga. The festival is celebrated all over India with joy and fervor. The spirit of the festival has traveled the world and the Irish Indian community celebrated the nine-day Navratri Festival with traditional Garba, Dandiya and Gujarati …

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day in the United States. The holiday celebrates and honors Native Americans, their cultures, and their rich history – past and present. It follows another day of remembrance — Orange Shirt Day — that began in Canada. It is recognized on September 30 and commemorates the legacy of Canada’s residential school …

The Indian community in Madagascar celebrates the nine day Navratri festival with traditional Garba, Dandiya and Gujarati music in the capital Antananarivo and in other towns like Mahajunga, Tomasina, Antsiranana across the country. Madagascar has a strong Indian diaspora with a population of 17,500, mostly from the state of Gujarat in India. The vibrant community …

FLINT TOWNSHIP, MI – A new tribal-owned marijuana dispensary is in the works for Genesee County. Bay Mills Indian community made a presentation at a special meeting of the Township of Flint Board of Directors Meet Monday October 4 regarding his plans to open the facility. The presentation was made by Whitney Gravelle, Tribal Council …

BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Keweenaw Bay Indian community today held its 12th annual Awareness Walk in memory of member Chelsey LaFernier. The march began with a welcome from the tribal chairman, a drum song by Woodland Singers and a prayer for Chelsey LaFernier and other victims of …

Skyhawk Reborn is printed in three languages: English, Lakota, and (soon) Dakota, with the goal of helping tribes revitalize their native languages. RAPID CITY, SD – A new initiative to tackle the opioid epidemic in tribal communities is launched this week in South Dakota. The Great Plains Tribal Leaders Health Board received a grant to …

US SENATE – US Senator Steve Daines joined a group of bipartisan senators to urge US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to establish an office of tribal affairs to strengthen the ministry’s relationship with the tribal nations of Montana and to provide more internal expertise on issues affecting the Indian country. . “Recent consultations and tribal …

Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh): The tribal society has played an important role in preserving Indian culture, Union Minister of State for Steel and Rural Development Faggan Singh Kulaste said on Wednesday. He made the statement at a reception held in the Babai district of the district to celebrate the 497th anniversary of the birth of Queen …

Mr. Editor: I was disappointed to start my day with the last letter to the editor in support of Soriano’s campaign and the high-profile accusations against one of their opponents that were included. Without repeating what has been said, I think there is a need to give residents my take on Justin Musella, and how …

Many have taken to social media to criticize Foodpanda Malaysia for featuring an all-Malaysian cast in a Bollywood-inspired promotional video. – Screenshot via YouTube / foodpandaMalaisie PETALING JAYA, October 6 – Foodpanda Malaysia has apologized for its Polywood video that prompted social media users to criticize her for appropriating Indian culture. The online food and …

Collected works of Mahatma Gandhi presented at the Skokie library, cultural program organized at the Indian consulate The Chicago Indian community celebrated the 152nd anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth by paying tribute to India’s freedom leader at an event at the Gandhi Statue in Skokie Memorial Park. Indian Consul General Amit Kumar, Gandhi Memorial Foundation …

Restorative Justice in Indian Country Wellness courts provide an example of how some tribal governments are using indigenous sovereignty to build a community-based justice system, rooted in support and trust rather than punishment. Michelle Chen ▪ April 16, 2021 The Penobscot Nation has embraced the wellness court as an alternative to incarceration. (North Wind Picture …

Ranjeet Pratap Singh Ranjeet Pratap Singh is the co-founder and CEO of Pratilipi, the largest community of readers and writers in India, with 3,60,000 writers and over 25 million monthly readers in 12 Indian languages ​​and regions. The platform has received 50 lakh stories in total so far, at an incredible rate of new 2 …

Penn State’s Indian Culture and Language Club celebrated Garba at the HUB-Robeson Center on Sunday night. ICLC President Shashwat Shekhar said Garba is “one of the most popular festivals in India”. “As you know, Hindu culture has a lot of gods and goddesses, right? Shekhar (senior IT) said. “[Garba is] celebrated to somehow strengthen the …

The celebration was crowned with a walk to the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Center of Excellence The Indian community in Ghana commemorated the 152nd birthday of Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi, former leader of the Indian Independence Campaign, with a peace march in Accra to signify Gandhi’s peaceful nature. The march, dubbed “Gandhi Jayanti 2021”, marks the International …

Tribal leaders and advocates are eyeing their communities’ futures with more hope after priority bills for Native leaders made it across the legislative finish line last week.  “I say unequivocally there’s never been a better time to be Indigenous and live in the state of Nevada,” said Stacey Montooth, executive director of the Nevada Indian …

As they say, you need a village. But for LilaNur, a new perfume brand launched at Bergdorf Goodman, it takes two countries, a network of skilled artisans and an international network of connections. LilaNur, which seeks to combine Indian philosophies and ingredients with Western perfume techniques, will bow to the retailer with 10 storage units, …

Garba’s season is back and the Indian Culture & Language Club – or ICLC – is welcoming the Penn State community to celebrate. According to Shashwat Shekhar, President of ICLC, Garba is a traditional Indian festival that “celebrates the female deity for over nine nights filled with traditional music, food and Dandiya dancing”. Shekhar (senior …