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An Equal Opportunity Disaster Hurts Communities Far and Wide

An Equal Opportunity Disaster Hurts Communities Far and Wide

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: When Hurricane Harvey came onshore at Matagorda Bay and straight at Rockport, unleashing its Category 3 force winds on the area, it knocked down many structures and hovered there for a couple of days, but its fury didn’t really affect the Houston area. Two days later, we began to be pounded […]

Two Indian Students at Texas A&M Succumb after Rescue from Lake

Two Indian Students at Texas A&M Succumb after Rescue from Lake

COLLEGE STATION: Two Indian students—Shalini Singh and Nikhil Bhatia—have died after they were rescued on Saturday, August 26, from the choppy waters of Lake Bryan, churned by the onslaught of Hurricane Harvey. While Bhatia, 24, died in hospital on August 30, Singh, 25, who was initially in critical condition, was declared dead on Sunday, Sept. […]

UH Students Volunteer to Help with Area Relief

UH Students Volunteer to Help with Area Relief

By Sree Sai Ram Narayana HOUSTON: After the deluge that engulfed the Houston area following Hurricane Harvey last week, the international students at the University of Houston didn’t want to sit around and just witness the chaos. So they – among which were many Indian students – decided to spring into action and join forces […]

A Leap Ahead

A Leap Ahead

By Poonam Agrawal HOUSTON: Indian-Americans rank at the top of “highest household income by ethnic group,” according to the United States Census Bureau. At a staggering $107,390 median household income level, Indian-Americans blow away the rest of the world by being the only ethnic group to even land in the six figures. So why is […]

Relief Donations are Solicited as CGI Focuses Efforts

Relief Donations are Solicited as CGI Focuses Efforts

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: At the behest of some prominent members of the Indian community, the Consul General of India Anupam Ray helped to hastily convene a meeting of leaders of different organizations to help focus their attention on raising funds for the relief and rebuilding efforts underway in the Bayou City. Over 70 people […]

GISO Independence Day Celebrations

GISO Independence Day Celebrations

By Ravi Shankar Chandrasekar HOUSTON: On August 15, 2017, Graduate Indian Student Organization(GISO) at University of Houston celebrated India’s 71st Independence Day and the event was graced by our esteemed dignitaries, Consulate general of India Dr. Anupam Ray and Chancellor of the University of Houston System Dr. Renu khator. Their words inspired graduate students to better […]

Inspired Training Workshop for Bala Vihar Teachers

Inspired Training Workshop for Bala Vihar Teachers

By Satchitananda HOUSTON: During the weekend of August 19-20, 2017, Chinmaya Mission Houston hosted the much awaited Balavihar Teachers’ Training workshop that drew over 190 onsite and 150 online participants. The online live streaming feature was a first-time add-on to benefit teachers from other parts of the country. Acarya Darshana Nanavaty, fondly adored as Darshana […]

1000 Lights For Peace!

1000 Lights For Peace!

HOUSTON: Mahatma Gandhi Library in association with communitywide partnering organizations will be celebrating 148th birthday of Apostle of Peace on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at The Miller Outdoor Theatre from 6 PM to 8 PM. The program will be preceded by a 5K “Walk For Peace’ beginning at 5 PM in the beautiful Herman Park […]

JVB Preksha Mediation Center Celebrates 8 Day Long Paryushan Mahaparv Amid Hurricane Harvey

JVB Preksha Mediation Center Celebrates 8 Day Long Paryushan Mahaparv Amid Hurricane Harvey

By Seema Jain HOUSTON: JVB Preksha Meditation Center hosted 8th Annual Paryushan festival at its premises under the auspicious guidance of Samani Kanchan Pragyaji & Samani Pranav Pragyaji (Disciples of Acharya Shri Mahashraman). The 8-day long festivities began on August 19 and concluded on August 26th. Paryushan is the most important festival among the Jain […]

Sri Meenakshi Temple Society Celebrated Guru Peyarchi Homam & Abhishekam

Sri Meenakshi Temple Society Celebrated Guru Peyarchi Homam & Abhishekam

By Kamala Raghavan PEARLAND: Guru Peyarchi Homam and Abhishekam were conducted at MTS on Friday September 1st, with Navagraha Abhishekam at 7:00pm, followed by a more elaborate event on Saturday September 2nd in a grand manner.  This year’s event had a special significance due to the torrential rain and havoc caused by Hurricane Harvey throughout […]

Rita Golikeri Weds Eric Wood

Rita Golikeri Weds Eric Wood

By Jawahar Malhotra FORT WORTH, TX: Some may call it coincidence while others would say it’s karma. But this couple who had met in this North Texas town just west of Dallas didn’t really believe in anything like that when they were introduced by some mutual friends one Spring evening in 2014. They didn’t really […]

KTRU Celebrates 25 Years of its South Asian Music Show *Navrang* with Free Concert

KTRU Celebrates 25 Years of its South Asian Music Show *Navrang* with Free Concert

By Sreyas Menon HOUSTON: KTRU Rice University Radio will celebrate 25 years of its Navrang specialty show from 5 to 7 PM on Sunday, September 10, with a free concert, Swar Yatra – A Musical Journey. Navrang (meaning “nine colors” in Hindi) show on KTRU treats listeners to the beauty of South Asian music with […]

THE STORY OF GANDHI

THE STORY OF GANDHI

Gandhi’s Arrest Creates Sensation Worldwide – Part 14 The story thus far…Newspaper reporters from all over the world were there to report the progress of the Gandhi’s satyagraha. The march ended on April 5 at Dandi village. Gandhi and his selected followers went to the sea shore and broke the salt law by picking up […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Baingan da Bhartha (Spicy Eggplant Puree) Traditional Style

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Baingan da Bhartha (Spicy Eggplant Puree) Traditional Style

Amazingly – and delightfully – this rather simple but tasty Punjabi dish has found a large following over the past four years, appearing on the tables of many non-Punjabis and even showing up on the menus of some restaurants. There are two ways you make this dish, and by popular demand we will publish both […]