Patriotic sights and sounds mark India’s 72nd Independence Day event at Embassy Residence in Washington

Patriotic sights and sounds mark India’s 72nd Independence Day event at Embassy Residence in Washington

Mahatma Gandhi’s most noble mantra was to point out that the power of ‘ahinsa’ (non-violence) is far greater than the power of ‘hinsa’ (violence). Continue reading Patriotic sights and sounds mark India’s 72nd Independence Day event at Embassy Residence in Washington

Indian Embassy in Washington lights up for Diwali celebration

Indian Embassy in Washington lights up for Diwali celebration

Ambassador Navtej Sarna said, “I think the Indian-American community, all of you, have contributed hugely to this realization of Diwali as a very important festival for India and have underlined that celebrating Diwali is something that reaches out to the Indian-American community. That is why we have the American institutions doing so”. Continue reading Indian Embassy in Washington lights up for Diwali celebration

Indian-American Community Hosts Glittering Reception for Delhi’s Top Diplomats in Washington

Indian-American Community Hosts Glittering Reception for Delhi’s Top Diplomats in Washington

Cutting a regal figure with his tall stature, both literally and figuratively, Indian Ambassador Navtej Sarna extolled the Indian-American community which he noted forms only one percent of the US population, but its members make up 9 percent of physicians, 30 percent of start-up founders in Silicon Valley, and 50 percent of the hospitality industry. Continue reading Indian-American Community Hosts Glittering Reception for Delhi’s Top Diplomats in Washington