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Vedic Fair 6 Brings Together Cultural & Traditional Diversity of India

Vedic Fair 6 Brings Together Cultural & Traditional Diversity of India

  Click here for Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma KATY: Last Saturday, April 8, was unusual, novel and divergent. The Cinco Ranch High School in Katy was resonating and rumbling, for it was the 6th chapter of the Vedic Fair. Ashirwad- a Blessing, spearheaded by Geetha Ravula, has been conducting Vedic Fair’s since 2011. […]

Luxury Bridal Expo Launched in Houston

Luxury Bridal Expo Launched in Houston

HOUSTON: Dulhania Bazaar (DB) Luxury Bridal Expos launched their Houston Expo this past Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in Houston Downtown. The event was one of a kind that Houston had seen, featuring 50+ wedding and events related vendors showcasing 80+ vendor booths. Exhibits ranged from Mandaps/decor, photography, videography, venues, DJs, performers, […]

Sri Karunamayi Amma Visits Houston for the 22nd Year

Sri Karunamayi Amma Visits Houston for the 22nd Year

By Mika Rao Kalapatapu HOUSTON: For the 22nd year, world-renowned spiritual leader Sri Karunamayi graced the Houston area with her presence. Sri Karunamayi is called “Amma” (the word for mother in many South Indian regions) and visits the United States every year to share her message of divine love and selfless service. While in the […]

From Non-Universal Religion to the Universal Dharma. A Celebration of 26 Successful Years of Arya Samaj of Greater Houston

From Non-Universal Religion to the Universal Dharma. A Celebration of 26 Successful Years of Arya Samaj of Greater Houston

By Dr. Harish Chandra HOUSTON: Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) celebrated its 26th Anniversary Sunday, 9th April 2017. It began with hoisting of the saffron flag symbolizing OM – the supreme lighthouse of knowledge and peace for the entire humanity. Durga Agrawal, leading industrialist, philanthropist and educationist was at the flag mast with Dr Devbala […]

PM Narendra Modi and Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Visit Swaminarayan Akshardham, New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi and Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Visit Swaminarayan Akshardham, New Delhi

NEW DELHI: On Monday, April 10, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi took the visiting Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull to the Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi, a grand mandir showcasing and celebrating Indian art, culture, traditions, and values; through its breathtaking stone carvings and exhibitions. Swamis from BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha welcomed the […]

Classical Arts Society Stages Inspiring Biographical Musical “Sri Thyagarajar”

Classical Arts Society Stages Inspiring Biographical Musical “Sri Thyagarajar”

By Nalini Sadagopan  Asa tira dura desamulanu Prakasimpa jesina rasika siromani (dasarathi) “Rama – O’ Jewel of the connoisseurs of music who, to the fulfillment of my desire, You have made my fame shine even in distant lands? HOUSTON: Thus said the 18th Century Carnatic Music Saint composer and visionary Sri Tyagaraja of Tiruvaiyyaru, Tamil […]

CGI Reception in Honor of Vedanta Society Swamis

CGI Reception in Honor of Vedanta Society Swamis

By Sanchali Basu HOUSTON: In honor of Sw. Sarvadevanandaji, the minister and spiritual leader of the Vedanta Society of Southern California and Sw. Vedaswarupanandaji, resident monk of Vedanta Society of Greater Houston (VSGH), a reception was held at the residence of CGI, Dr. Anupam Ray on Friday, March 31. It was attended by some eminent personalities of the Houston community, including […]

India House, SOS to Partner for Town Hall Meeting on Immigration, Racism and Media’s Trustworthiness

India House, SOS to Partner for Town Hall Meeting on Immigration, Racism and Media’s Trustworthiness

HOUSTON: The 2016 presidential election has resulted in the dawn of a new age of populism. Rise of the Trump administration has broken the conventional thinking on politics, immigration, racism and media’s trustworthiness. Historically, this is the first time that the South Asian community is facing such unprecedented changes in the way that they are […]

YLDP: What Makes an Effective Executive?

YLDP: What Makes an Effective Executive?

By Aishwarya Kotha HOUSTON: On April 1, students in the YLDP group of Houston had gathered at India House to hear from a leader in Houston’s oil and gas industry. As Vice President and CIO at Shell Oil, Ms. Amy Suhl works with Shell’s technology department, which develops innovative technology solutions that aim to change […]

Earth Day Activities & Learning Opportunities

Earth Day Activities & Learning Opportunities

HOUSTON: Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day and educate ourselves on the ways we can help protect the environment we live in. While reminding ourselves of ways to contribute to planet Earth, it is a great time to also teach your children about their daily impact on the world – and there […]

Innovative Bone Healing Technology Wins Over $700,000 from TiE at the Rice Business Plan Competition

Innovative Bone Healing Technology Wins Over $700,000 from TiE at the Rice Business Plan Competition

HOUSTON: A student team from Aachen (Germany), Medical Magnesium, are set to revolutionize orthopaedic surgery with their innovative implant technology, which could prevent millions of unnecessary operations, speed up healing, and create better patient outcomes. Founded by graduate students from RWTH Aachen University, Medical Magnesium stunned judges at the Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC), held […]

Zee Salutes ‘Army Behind the Army’ at Cine Awards

Zee Salutes ‘Army Behind the Army’  at Cine Awards

MUMBAI: We are protected by the strength of the Indian army. But, have we ever pondered over the source of their strength? Their strength is an army behind them in the form of mothers, wives, sisters, daughters who silently toil day and night making up for their sons, husbands and fathers who are busy protecting […]