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Four prominent speakers to be featured at Chicago Veggie Fest

Veggie Fest Chicago is one of the largest vegetarian food and lifestyle festivals in North America. The two-day festival, which drew record-breaking crowds from around the world last year, will be held from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on August 12 and 13, 2017 at Benedictine University, 5700 College Rd., Lisle, IL 60532, USA.

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj to deliver keynotes at Spirituality & Health Symposium during annual veggie fest in Lisle US

Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, head of Science of Spirituality, a worldwide spiritual organization dedicated to personal transformation through meditation, will be the keynote speaker of the ‘Spirituality and Health Symposium’ at the 12th Annual Veggie Fest on August 12-13 in Lisle, in USA.

EC proposes e-ballot or proxies option for NRI voters

Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday said it had recommended to the government to let Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) cast votes from abroad, either through proxies or e-ballots.

US Senators partook Langar (Community free meal) on Capital Hill

It was a heart-warming sight on Capitol Hill as manifold US lawmakers, the most powerful in the world, together with over 350 attendees, partook in the centuries-old Sikh tradition of ‘Langar’ (a free vegetarian meal promoting equality) at an event organized by dedicated and down-to-earth college students.

DWC seeks tips from state NRI panels to resolve marriage issues

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has sought suggestions from the public on issues concerning dispute in NRI marriages, the panel said in a statement issued on Sunday.

India to amend law to grant voting rights to NRIs

 The government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has decided to amend the Representation of People’s Act to allow Non Resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in Indian polls from abroad.

Punjab to appoint ombudsman to resolve NRI problems

The Punjab to appoint ombudsman to replace the NRI Commission to revamp the grievance redressal system for NRIs. The ombudsman could be headed by a former bureaucrat in the rank of Principal Secretary or above. 

Decide in one-week giving voting rights to NRIs: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday gave one week to the government to take a decision on giving voting rights to the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs).

Pay Rs 15 lakh to NRI for delay in possession of flat: Consumer Court

In a major reprieve for an NRI woman who waited for six years to get a flat in Mohali, the consumer forum directrected a private realtor to pay more than Rs 14 lakh as penalty (Rs 1,000 per day since August 2014 till June 2017) and Rs 1 lakh as compensation and litigation charges for failing to give possession of the flat on time.

Indians not apprehensive acquiring foreign citizenship, 1.3 lakh in 2015

 India tops the list of origin countries of naturalised citizens across the world, indicating that the diaspora is not apprehensive of acquiring foreign citizenship.

If you want PM Modi in your pocket download NaMo App

Prime Minister Naredra Modi today had a question for the Indian diaspora in the Netherlands: "Do you want India's Prime Minister in your pocket?"

Punjab appoints Ombudsman for NRI Affairs

The state government has proposed to set up an ombudsman solely for NRIs. “A lot of NRIs face problems either related to their property or other matters.

To America, a Message from a Beggar

Walking across Michigan Avenue, I came to a screeching halt. Reclining against a road-side planter, a beggar sat motionless, firmly clasping a shanky sign-board that read: "MAKE AMERICA KIND AGAIN.”

Sikh holds Ramzan Iftar for people of all religions in Dubai Gurudwara

In a heart-warming gesture, a gurdwara here, the largest in the Gulf region, organised an Iftar where people of different religions and over 30 nationalities broke the Muslim fast together.

Rousing Start To IYD in the Chicagoland

Amidst vedic opulence and the reverberating chants, International Yoga Day 2017 (IYD) celebrations were put to a start at Sri Venkateswara Swami Balaji Temple near here past weekend. This soft-launch took place on 4th June 2017 under the aegis of Ms. Neeta Bhushan, the Consul General of India at Chicago. The launch coincided with Lord Balajis Abhishekam, an auspicious annual ritual that attracts thousands from all across Midwestern US.

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