Aug 25, 2018

Rahul Jajoo of Accenture Services Killed

Rahul Jajoo hailed from Akola, Maharashtra, India.  He was married to Pratima Kabra and had a 13 month old boy, Rihan.  He was an employee of Accenture Services Private Limited, Mumbai and lived in Strongsville, Ohio.

Rahul Jajoo of Accenture Services Private Limited, Mumbai
Rahul Jajoo of Accenture Services Private Limited, Mumbai
It is reported that on August 19, 2018 Rahul Jajoo passed away in his garage while changing oil in his car.  It is believed that the car jack got dislodged from its place.  A fundraiser has been organized for him at

Dec 5, 2017

Meet Vinay Parameswaran Of Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Vinay Parameswaran with Paul Schuyler Phillips of Brown University
Vinay Parameswaran
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
Congratulations  to Vinay Parameswaran for being appointed as the music director of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (COYO).  He begins his tenure as Assistant Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra as well.

Mr. Vinay Parameswaran comes to Cleveland following three seasons as Associate Conductor of the Nashville Symphony from 2014-2017, where he led over 150 performances.  

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra is a group of 100 musicians selected from 45 cities in Ohio and Pennsylvania.  The orchestra is based in Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio and is managed by Lauren Generette.  
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mr. Parameswaran played as a student for 6 years in the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and Political Science from Brown University, where he graduated with honors. At Brown, he began his conducting studies with Paul Phillips. 

He received a diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Otto-Werner Mueller as the Albert M. Greenfield Fellow. 

May 14, 2017

Twinsburg convenience store owned by Sikhs robbed

Twinsburg police are still looking for two men connected with a Jan. 10 armed robbery at Best Stop, a convenience store on Ravenna Road owned by Asian Indian/s.

According to police, around 8:35 p.m. 2 black men reportedly entered Best Stop and stole an undisclosed amount of money and a cell phone. One of the suspects had a black handgun, according to Twinsburg police report. A clerk at Best Stop called police to report the robbery, but the suspects fled before police arrived.

Mar 28, 2017

Kasturi Kannada Sangha Cleveland to celeberate Ugadi

Asian Indians of Cleveland celebrate Ugadi
Asian Indians of Cleveland celebrate Ugadi

Asian Indians of Cleveland celebrate Ugadi
Kasturi Kannada Sangha of Cleveland is scheduled to celebrate Ugadi on April 22 at Broadview Heights Community and Recreation Center.  Manjula Gururaj and Badari Prasad will perform on this happy occasion.  Check out the Cleveland Kannada community's facebook page for more information.