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A Magnificent India I-Day Celebration Full of Local Talent

A Magnificent India I-Day Celebration Full of Local Talent

Click here for Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra STAFFORD: By 2pm, the parking lot was full and you had to go to the very far side to get a space, even as more people were pouring in. And it wasn’t just old-timers who knew what to expect, but lots of younger kids, many of whom […]

India’s 71st Independence Day Celebrated at India House with Pomp & Glory!

India’s 71st Independence Day Celebrated at India House with Pomp & Glory!

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Some 9000 miles away from our motherland, Indians in Houston exuberantly celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day, at India House. The soulful composition and the evocative lyrics of Jana Gana Mana, the Indian National Anthem, transposed these guests into the realm of patriotism, at least briefly. India House, which has been adhering to its […]

Spirituality, Inspiration and Joy with His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj at BAPS

Spirituality, Inspiration and Joy with His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj at BAPS

Click Here for Photo Collage STAFFORD: On Thursday, August 10, over 3000 devotees and well-wishers gathered to welcome His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Stafford, TX.  With deep joy and excitement, devotees officially welcomed Mahant Swami Maharaj on his first trip to Houston, TX as Guru and President of […]

Janmastami 2017 – ISKCON of Houston

Janmastami 2017 – ISKCON of Houston

HOUSTON: Last Tuesday was a night unlike any other as ISKCON of Houston and Hindus of Greater Houston came together to celebrate Janmastami, which marks the appearance of Lord Sri Krishna. As one of the most popular festivals in the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated with great pomp and circumstance worldwide as a testament of […]

Intricate Dances Showcase the Incredible Diversity of India

Intricate Dances Showcase the  Incredible Diversity of India

Click Here for Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: There is a language to dance which those of us who have two left feet can never fathom but can certainly be in awe of. It is a language that has many facets, encompassing hands, feet, hips, arms, fingers – and even just as importantly, facial […]

Houston Indians Celebrate I-Day by Honoring US Military Veterans

Houston Indians Celebrate I-Day by Honoring US Military Veterans

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: The Indian community in Houston strengthened its ties with the mainstream American society by honoring US military veterans at a dinner on Tuesday, August 15 hosted by the Indian Consulate in recognition of India’s 71st Independence Day. Many of the veterans attending the function at the home of CG Ray and […]

Bala Vihar Nurtures Ideals from Childhood

Bala Vihar Nurtures Ideals from Childhood

By Subhashree Hariharan HOUSTON: “Happiness depends on what you can give, not on what you can get,” said Pujya Gurudeva Swami Chinmayananda who inspired the Chinmaya Mission, an organization where the subtle art of doing Seva is fervently embodied by all the teachers and volunteers and where service is not a sacrifice of time or […]

Anti-Cancer Living

Anti-Cancer Living

HOUSTON: Indian American Cancer Network(IACAN) is a Houston based cancer resource network for people of Indian origin.  Among many other things they do, organizing education seminars on cancer related subjects for Indian community is one of them. On July 23rd, IACAN organized one of such education programs, Anti-cancer Living at Arya Samaj. The program was […]

ASIE’s Seminar for New Product “FRP Lightweight Concrete Rebar”

ASIE’s Seminar for New Product “FRP Lightweight Concrete Rebar”

By Dinesh Shah, MBA, PE HOUSTON: American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) held a second technical seminar in August on 17th at Mayuri restaurant. In the jam-pack room with 60 plus engineers and architects, Larry Goldberg, PE, serves as Regional Sales Director for Neuvokas Corporation, bringing with him over 34 years of civil […]

Knowing Others is Wisdom, Knowing Yourself is Enlightenment!

Knowing Others is Wisdom,  Knowing Yourself is Enlightenment!

HOUSTON: Knowledge about chakras can be the key to peace and happiness. Many have heard about the seven chakras and perhaps read how they operate within our body, mind and soul. The word chakra is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘chakra’ meaning – a wheel. Chakras are like meeting points or interfaces between mind and […]

National Champion of 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee Announced

National Champion of 2017  MoneyGram Cricket Bee Announced

HOUSTON: In a nail biting and dramatic run up to the Finale of the MoneyGram Cricket Bee, Schaumburg’s Alpesh Gohil  correctly answered “Michael Holding” in response to the question “who infamously kicked over the stumps during a test match against New Zealand in 1980”, to become the 2017 National Champion and win the grand prize of $10,000. […]

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 13

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 13

The story thus far…It was announced that a meeting was to be held in a garden called Jallianwala Bagh, to protest against the government’s actions. General Dyer took no measures to prevent the meeting. He reached the place soon after the meeting began and he took with him armored cars and troops. Without giving any […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Tofu te Mutter di Turri (Tofu & Peas Curry)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Tofu te Mutter di Turri (Tofu & Peas Curry)

Of course, there is the obvious difference between a dish that is sautéed and dry and another that is wet and has some curry. But, it comes as a surprise to many people that the same dish made “dry” can taste so different when it is made “wet”. A clear example is this tofu dish […]

Main Kaun Hoon – Secret Superstar | Zaira Wasim | Aamir Khan | Amit Trivedi | Kausar Munir | Meghna

Main Kaun Hoon – Secret Superstar | Zaira Wasim | Aamir Khan | Amit Trivedi | Kausar Munir | Meghna

 

Trippy Trippy Song | BHOOMI | Sunny Leone | Neha Kakkar | Benny | Brijesh | Badshah | Sachin Jigar

Trippy Trippy Song | BHOOMI | Sunny Leone | Neha Kakkar | Benny | Brijesh | Badshah | Sachin Jigar

 

Judwaa 2 Official Trailer | Varun Dhawan | Jacqueline | Taapsee | David Dhawan | Sajid Nadiadwala

Judwaa 2 Official Trailer | Varun Dhawan | Jacqueline | Taapsee | David Dhawan | Sajid Nadiadwala

TV medium is growing vastly: Karanvir Bohra

TV medium is growing vastly: Karanvir Bohra

He ventured onto the small screen in 1999 as Kabir from the show “Just Mohabbat” and has since been part of shows like “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi“, “Shararat” and “Naagin 2“. And now, after almost two decades of being part of the medium, actor Karanvir Bohra feels the TV medium is growing vastly. […]

Anushka Sharma’s date with Virat Kohli in Sri Lanka is winning hearts. Here’s why

Anushka Sharma’s date with Virat Kohli in Sri Lanka is winning hearts. Here’s why

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli fans go gaga everytime they see their favourite star couple together. And it has to be as the two have been giving some serious relationship goals to all. Well, the latest pictures of the two of them is no different. Especially, since the two of them are doing something special. So far, […]

VIP 2: Lalkar Movie Review

VIP 2: Lalkar Movie Review

STORY: Raghuvaran tries to lead a change in the corporate world but his righteousness irks an egotistical businesswoman who becomes hell-bent on taking him down. REVIEW: Some films sell stories, some sell stars. VIP 2: Lalkar is the latter and it makes no bones about it. It bends over backwards to accommodate its lead actor’s skill-set and […]

Viceroy’s House movie review: This Huma Qureshi starrer is like a stilted play

Viceroy’s House movie review: This Huma Qureshi starrer is like a stilted play

The summer of 1947 was especially hot, “hottest in 75 years”. One man who had never set foot in India before was brought in his double-breasted suit to work with a team and, in five weeks, draw a line dividing the country into two. He sweated and protested his way through it, as the likely […]

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