Rituals and dances from the Nepalese New Year’s festival of self-purification known as Mha Puja can be see in this video.
Fashion designs adapting saris to western design were modeled at a NYC fashion show to benefit Lend-A-Hand India, a group which supports Indian youth.
In the absence of holy water, Nepalese made do when celebrating the festival of Chhath, reports Khasokhas.
Musicians playing Indian Raga jam in Prospect Heights weekly, News India Times reports.
Sikhs gathered at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza to honor the more than 25,000 Sikhs murdered during four days of unrest in India in 1984, reports NYCity News Service.
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist B.K. Modi hosted a meeting of his Global Citizen Forum at the U.N. to explore ways in which to promote better global cooperation, News India Times reports.
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.