LOS ANGELES, CA - “I was very surprised that these charges would be brought against me because I hadn’t done anything wrong,” says Armaan Premjee, student at University of Southern California, who was charged with rape in early May after a night out at an off-campus bar. But he says security video from the night of April 1st taken from Banditos proves he’s innocent. “When I saw the videos, I was very relieved that there was proof to substantiate...
BELLFLOWER, CA - Rangashree Dances of India presented a new dance production, ‘Prayag – Confluence of Rivers’ at the William Bristol Civic Auditorium here, on Jul.23. It was Rangashree’s first independent and original production. Playing to a sold out house, the production delighted the audience with inventive dance...
BY A STAFF REPORTER
LOS ANGELES,CA-After a successful presentation in San Diego in mid-April, the play ‘Kuchh to Log Kahenge’ heads to Los Angeles for its second showing. Super and Dylan Entertainment will present the play on July 29,at the Wilshire Ebell Theater. The play is the 24th production of Hamid Daudani & Group.
SAN FRANCISCO,CA-The University of California announced on July 6 that some 70,000 incoming California freshmen and more than 21,000 in-state transfer students were offered a spot for fall 2017 on at least one of UC’s nine undergraduate campuses. The preliminary admissions numbers also show increases in the proportion of Californians from historically underrepresented groups, as well as those from low-income families.
BY A STAFF REPORTER
LOS ANGELES,CA-Dilip Butani has been appointed as GOPIO’s area coordinator for Southern California. The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin has a number of objectives that include promoting legitimate interests of the PIOs/NRIs as a resident in countries outside India. At present there are three chapters– Los Angeles,
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CERRITOS, CA - Smita Das, a long-term resident of the City of Cerritos has been appointed as the Commissioner for Fine Arts and Historical Commission, City of Cerritos. Her appointment was made by Frank Yokoyama, Councilman. Her role is to administer the arts and artifacts in the City while maintaining the diverse heritage...
BY DEVIKA C. MEHTA
NORWALK, CA - Honoring women and their achievements, the Women’s Leadership Summit brought together a powerhouse at the Sanatan Temple here on May 21. The event organized by Jasmin Human Services and Global Peace Foundation, drew a huge crowd and commenced with a lamp lighting ceremony by chief guest...
SANTA ANA, CA — A Southern California taxi driver was detained on May 8 by U.S. immigration authorities during a check-in for an 18-year-old deportation order. Gurmukh Singh, a 47-year-old husband and father of two teenage girls, was detained at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s offices here. The 46-year-old Sikh...
BY DEVIKA C.MEHTA
LONG BEACH, CA - The 15th Annual Uka and Nalini Solanki Foundation Lecture at the Yadunandan Center for India Studies at California State University, Long Beach on April 25 saw a brilliant precision of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’s life and struggles by keynote speaker Dr Ananya Vajpeyi after she was introduced by moderator...
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LOS ANGELES, CA - A student, researcher, caregiver, Nihal Satyadev, is the CEO & Co-Founder of the Youth Movement Against Alzheimer's. His accomplishments are many, but his objective is one- to ultimately get rid of Alzheimer's by finding a cure for those who are suffering and others who are at possible risk in future.