A group of young Bangladeshi-American women use folk theater to open up dialogue about trauma in their community, reports Open City.
While not everyone who attended the Bollywood-themed “Humanity United Against Terror” event in Edison, New Jersey, turned out to see Trump, those who did tell Desi Talk why they support the Republican candidate for president.
The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a 50,000-square-foot temple, has opened its doors in Melville after many years of work, reports News India Times.
At a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Indian Consulate in New York, the Diwali stamp, in commemoration of the Hindu festival of lights, was officially unveiled, reports The Indian Panorama.
“The Other Side of Me,” a photo exhibit on display at LaGuardia Community College, features photos by alumnus Zakaria Ahmed, taken during a trip back to his native country of Bangladesh.
After the USPS announced the release of a stamp in honor of Diwali, News India Times spoke to Ranju Batra about the Indian community’s 20-year effort for a stamp that would commemorate the Hindu festival.
About 1,000 women, most dressed in red, attend the Teej festival at Satya Narayan Mandir, a Hindu temple in Queens.
Pakistani dignitaries were among the many celebrating Pakistan Independence Day at a parade August 28 in Manhattan.
Pakistani Christians in Queens voiced their support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, reports Times Ledger.
Thousands lined the parade route for the India Day Parade marking the nation’s independence in 1947, reports News India Times.
Bangladeshi community members, religious leaders and elected officials were among those who attended the Peace and Unity Rally on Aug. 21 held in response to the shooting deaths of Imam Maulama Akonjee and Thara Uddin, reports Ditmas Park Corner.
As Indians celebrate their country’s 70th Independence Day, Queens Tribune reports on how the community has grown and thrived in the borough.
Sahib Gul, a Pashtun composer from Pakistan who lives in exile in Midwood, will perform at the Pakistani Independence Day Mela Aug. 20 in his first public show in more than five years. Ditmas Park Corner speaks to the musician about his musical roots and fleeing Taliban extremists.
Pakistan may be known for fielding great cricket players, but next month its national baseball team comes to New York for a qualifying round in the World Baseball Classic.
Ditmas Park Corner and Queens Chronicle report on Muslim community members in Brooklyn and Queens reacting to the killings of an imam and his assistant over the weekend.