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Long Island Car Parade set to be biggest India Day celebration in USA


Hicksville, NY: Even as the better known India Day celebrations in America have been forced by Covid-19 to downsize this year to just tricolor unfurling, IDP USA is set to keep India’s flag flying high with a Car Parade on August 15 in Hicksville,  the newest Little India. This is the 8th year that IDP USA...

IALI celebrates India’s 75th Independence Day


Hicksville, NY: Long Island, the house of hundred thousand Indian-Americans, witnessed joy and celebration on the faces of many who were chanting ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ on Sunday while the Indian national flag was unfurled along with American Flag to mark the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day at India House...

Community makes 10th India Day Parade of LI a super success


By Parveen Chopra Editor, The South Asian Times Hicksville, NY: Under the banner of India Day Parade (IDP) USA, all sections of the Indian community joined hands to celebrate the 75th Independence Day with a spectacular parade in Hicksville, NY. People thronged the route of the parade, and gathered at noon at the starting point– Patel Brothers plaza where...

Community enthused about the only India Day Parade in New York


By SATimes Team  Garden  City, NY: The 10th India Day Parade of Long Island to be held in Hicksville, NY on Sunday, August 8, 2021 to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day has generated great enthusiasm among the Indian community, as it is the only parade this time in the entire New York State. This was revealed by...

10th India Day Parade of Long Island set for August 8


By SATimes Team New York: The 10th India Day Parade of Long Island will be held in Hicksville, NY on August 8, 2021 to celebrate India’s 74th Independence Day, it was announced at the curtain raiser held at the Indian Consulate. Officials of IDP USA, organizers of the parade, joined Consul General Randhir Jaiswal and other dignitaries to...

Indian American Forum celebrates ‘Back to Life’


New York: Indian American Forum under the leadership of founding member Dr. Bobby K. Kalotee and chairwoman Indu Jaiswal brought the community together to celebrate “Back to Life – Indian American Night” both In-person and Zoom.  Chaired by Beena Kothari & co-chaired by Flora Parekh, the event honored distinguished community leaders who made a significant stride through these unprecedented...

Hempstead Town celebrates Indian Republic Day with ceremonial flag raising over Town Hall


Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin was joined by members of the Town Board and dignitaries from the Indian American Forum for a ceremonial hoisting of the National Flag of India to mark the 72nd India Republic Day. The small socially distanced ceremony held outside of Hempstead Town Hall was an important show of solidarity between the...

AIA and AIF host Veterans Day program in LI


A 'Salute to Veterans and Heroes' program was organized on November 10, 2020 at Town of Oyster Bay Town Hall, by AIA (Association of Indians in America) with IAF (Indian American Forum). The two organizations distributed 450 new winter jackets and 240 packages of caps, socks and gloves to the veterans and homeless people in...

Frontline Heroes honored by IALI at its 42nd Gala


Garden City, NY: Frontline heroes – doctors and nurses, law enforcement personnel, humanitarians and volunteers alike -- were honored for their exceptional service to the community during the pandemic at the 42nd Annual Gala Luncheon of the Indian Association of Long Island (IALI).  Following all social distancing norms and limited guests list, the event was held October 11 at...