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Long Island Indo American Lions Club annual food and clothes drive


The Long Island Indo American Lions Club organized the Annual Food & Clothes drive on November 10th, 2020. With the help of Lion club members, friends & families, the club collected about 500 pounds of nonperishable food, 15 boxes of clothes and $2500 in cash which was donated to Mary Brennan Inn, Hempstead, NY. Indu Gajwani- President, Rita...

HBYS undertakes charitable efforts in and around NJ


When the Covid-19 pandemic surged in spring, a small group of friends and their acquaintances decided to help a family in New Jersey affected by the virus. What began as a food drive for this family developed into a group of over thirty volunteers who realized how each person could truly make a difference....

Turkey and Vegetarian bags giveaway by Rotary Club of Hicksville South


Under the leadership of President Nilima Madan, Rotary Club of Hicksville South has shone once again in this pandemic year with its spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy work. On November 23, 100 turkeys and 50 bags of vegetarian items as well as other non-vegetarian food cans were systematically distributed to pre-registered recipients in their cars as they...

IOC appoints new officials

Post Date: December 3, 2020

The Indian Overseas Congress, USA, has appointed six new Secretaries and a Chapter President to strengthen the organization. IOC, USA has been taking various steps to reinforce and augment the organization to meet its obligations and responsibilities, particularly to its membership and the Indian-American community. The six new Secretaries are: Nikhil Thagadur,  Rajan Padavathil,  Hirenkumar M. Patel, Rajdeep Singh...

Post Date: December 3, 2020

American India Public Affairs Committee, New York in collaboration with Consulates General of India and Israel and AJC New Jersey organized an event to remember the victims of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and express solidarity in the fight against terror. Consul General called for bringing to justice perpetrators of the attacks.

Indian Americans protest outside Pak Consulate, Times Square on Mumbai attack anniversary


Demanding justice for the victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, a group of Indian Americans held protests outside the Pakistan Consulate and Times Square in New York on the 12th anniversary of 26/11. Protesters called for an end to state-sponsored terrorism by Pakistan.  The protesters, while wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, were holding...

2020’s best holiday gifts for healthy living


Personal wellness is top of mind for many people these days, making some of the most thoughtful holiday gifts that enable friends and families to live healthy, eco-friendly lives. Let this gift round-up be your guide to 2020’s best holiday gifts for healthy living: Healthy Indoor Air Between dust, pet dander, mold and other pollutants, indoor air...

Salvation Army unveils giant Red Kettle in Times Square


New York: For more than 100 years, the Salvation Army has come to the rescue for millions of families and individuals through its iconic holiday Red Kettles. Now, COVID-19 has crippled that effort, with less foot traffic, tourists, and kettles at retail. New Yorkers are facing severe food insecurity and the greatest need for shelter,...

Theme of White House Christmas this time is ‘America the Beautiful’


Washington: First Lady Melania Trump on Monday unveiled this year's White House Christmas decorations and theme: "America the Beautiful." She announced the decorations on Twitter with a 1-minute video showcasing the festive halls and rooms of the White House. "During this special time of the year, I am delighted to share 'America the Beautiful' and pay tribute to the majesty...