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Dr Verghese Kannarkat


Dr KP Verghese Kannarkat, a philanthropist and a big supporter of all Indian American community activities in the DC region, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 3:00pm at his residence in Leonardtown, St Mary's county, Maryland.

Funeral Service for Santha Pankaj

Santha Pankaj, 73, wife of Dr Thampil Pankaj, passed away at her home in Fairfax, VA on Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Baisakhi Festival Celebrated at Embassy Residence in Washington

Washington, DC – The annual Baisakhi celebration at the Indian Embassy Residence is always a colorful, vibrant, ebullient event highlighting the rich culture of northern India, primarily the state of Punjab.  This year was no exception as community activists, predominantly Indian-American Sikhs, attended a heart-warming function, April 23, hosted by Ambassador Arun K. Singh and his wife Dr. Maina Chawla Singh.

Georgetown University Professor, Economist Adhip Chaudhuri is Dead

Former Georgetown University professor and renowned economist Adhip Chaudhuri succumbed to complications from lung disease on Monday, passing away at the age of 62.

Indonesia Gifts US a Saraswati Statue

Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, has gifted an imposing 16-foot-high statue of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of education and wisdom, to Washington DC.

PIC Releases Preliminary Public Ticketing Information for The Inaugural Ball

New Webpage Will Allow Americans Across the Country to Sign Up for Information About How to Purchase Public Tickets.

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