In Queens on Oct. 24, about 300 Newah people celebrated their Nepali new year and a ritual purification of the self, Mha Puja.
Members of the instrumental group Khumariyaan held their fourth concert of a U.S. tour at the Asia Society in New York on Oct. 12, melding traditional folk music and modern music.
Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of Independent Sources.
Indian Prime Minister Modi’s promise to change visa policy and his vision for the country’s future have energized the community in the U.S. But the enthusiasm has not dampened the spirits of his critics, reports Gotham Gazette and News India Times.
Opposition and government supporters staged noisy rallies as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the U.N.
Bakwas, showcasing Indian performers in different contexts, returns to the city.
Indian community is throwing an unprecedented reception for Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Madison Square Garden but his critics plan a protest, reports News India Times.
Sikhism’s tradition of offering free food to the gurudwaras’ visitors is keeping temple kitchens very busy, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.
Some celebrants worry about the future of democracy in their country of origin.
Brooklyn’s Coney Island Avenue-based MashAllah Sweets and Restaurant is a haven for South Asian food, reports Ditmas Park Corner’s Anna Gustafson, who also covers a festival marking Pakistan’s 68th independence day.
Billed as the largest India Day Parade in the world, the independence day celebrations in Midtown Manhattan saw over 200,000 in attendance, reports Desi Talk.
Scott Stringer seconds a proposal requesting that Ralph Lauren Corporation sign a safety accord.
A restaurant in Parkchester is contributing to the rise and growth of the Bangladeshi community in the Bronx, reports Real Cheap Eats.
“Normal, white, and straight” remain the unofficial criteria for joining some co-op communities in Jackson Heights. Open City details one couple’s experience with housing discrimination in the Queens neighborhood.
Environmentalists and Hindu leaders in South Queens met recently to discuss ameliorating the impact of ritual offerings made in Jamaica Bay, Queens Chronicle reports.