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IACCGH Gala 2017: 600-Strong Celebrate with Theme “Partners in Progress”

IACCGH Gala 2017: 600-Strong Celebrate with Theme “Partners in Progress”

By Swathi Vikraman HOUSTON: Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston held its 18th Annual Gala on Saturday, September 30, at Hilton Americas Downtown. The event coincided with the 4th Annual US-India Partnership day. The chamber has been recognizing this partnership since 1999, when India was yet to become the flavor of the future. […]

1000 Lights for Peace, A Celebration of the 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

1000 Lights for Peace, A Celebration of the 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

HOUSTON: Mahatma Gandhi Library presented the spectacular 1000 Lights for Peace, a celebration of the 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, on Sunday, October 1, at Miller Outdoor Theater. The spirit of Houstonians attending the program was truly visible during this auspicious celebration. The gorgeous day started with 5K Walk for Peace, coordinated by Sesh […]

Record Crowds Attend first Durga Puja of the Season Organized by VSGH

Record Crowds Attend first Durga Puja of the Season Organized by VSGH

By Sanchali Basu HOUSTON: In the aftermath of the havoc created by hurricane Harvey, Houstonians were looking up to God for help and relent. What better way than to pray to Mother Durga for forgiveness, for all the abuse and atrocities that we are inflicting on Mother Nature relentlessly on a daily basis! As is […]

Durga Puja Illuminates with Kusum Sharma as Goddess Durga in the Mahishasur Mardini Show

Durga Puja Illuminates with Kusum Sharma as Goddess Durga in the Mahishasur Mardini Show

  By Kamlesh Narwani HOUSTON: Durga Pooja is an ancient Hindu festival symbolizing good triumphing over evil and women power. According to Hindu tradition, Goddess Durga was created in form by the Hindu deities to incarnate Shakti (Cosmic Energy) to rid the world from the atrocities of the evil Mahishasura, who was a combination of both […]

Fun Day Shopping at the A&M Diwali Bazaar 2017

Fun Day Shopping at the A&M Diwali Bazaar 2017

STAFFORD: With only weeks to go before Diwali, A&M Designs had set up a Diwali Bazaar at Stafford Center on Sunday, October 1 for all the festival shopping needs. The items were spread across the spectrum of apparel, jewelry, home decor and handicrafts. Designer brands like Treasure Trunk, Premier Elegance Jewelry, Burhani gems, A&M Designs, Silhouettes […]

Legal and Technical Seminars Organized by ASIE

Legal and Technical Seminars Organized by ASIE

By Dinesh D. Shah HOUSTON: American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE), a Houston based organization for engineers, architects, designers, and engineering technicians, held their two monthly seminars in the month of September at Bhojan Restaurant in Houston. The seminar was offered complementary by ASIE for all its members. In the full house capacity […]

SIMA’s Humanitarian Efforts for Harvey Victims

SIMA’s Humanitarian Efforts for Harvey Victims

HOUSTON: Due to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, many residents of Houston and surrounding areas suffered irreparable damages to their lives including losing their homes, vehicles, and belongings. Many of these displaced victims were forced to seek refuge at citywide facilities and locations temporarily set up as shelters, including the George R. Brown Convention Center […]

Historic Announcement of Aksara-Purusottama Darsana by HH Mahant Swami Maharaj

Historic Announcement of Aksara-Purusottama Darsana by HH Mahant Swami Maharaj

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ: The land of the free and the home of the brave proudly hails once more its twilight’s gleam. With lady liberty’s guiding torch welcoming all to its shores, America has always been a land that has embraced diversity of cultural expression. September 17, 2017 was witness to such a demonstration. On this historic […]

Soor Niragas Ho – A Musical Transcendence by Mahesh Kale

Soor Niragas Ho – A Musical Transcendence by Mahesh Kale

By Dan Mayur & Amey Wakde HOUSTON: Shri Mahesh Kale, a Consummate musician of Hindustani Classical Music, performed a transcendental rendition at University of Houston on September 23rd 2017. The event was arranged by Houston Maharashtra Mandal (HMM) and Grace Entertainment. A disciple of the legendary Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki, today at 41, Mahesh Kale is […]

Baylor Expert Trains Oral History Students at HCC

Baylor Expert Trains  Oral History Students at HCC

HOUSTON: Adrienne Cain, a Baylor University expert in oral history, recently held a training session at Houston Community College’s Central campus. Some of the trained HCC students will be mentored by Foundation for India Studies (FIS) with practical training in production of its oral history interviews. The training session was organized by Ravi Brahmbhatt, who […]

Dhamaal Trump Meets Narendra Modi @ the Houston Diwali Mela

Dhamaal Trump Meets Narendra Modi @ the Houston Diwali Mela

SUGAR LAND: Dhamaal Trump once again returns to Diwali with a comedic repertoire with the winner of the Narendra Modi look-a-like contest.  Masala Radio, Texans Energy and Star Plus present Houston Diwali Mela an entertaining Festival of Lights at the Skeeters Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 5PM – 11PM.    Xfinity presents a high-energy concert […]

Jaz Creationz to Present “Hallow-Scream” Fashion Show and Dance Extravaganza

Jaz Creationz to Present “Hallow-Scream” Fashion Show and Dance Extravaganza

HOUSTON: Jaz Creationz will present “JAZ BOND 007”, an Elite Spootakular Hallow-Scream Fashion and Dance extravaganza on Friday, October 27 at Placio Maria in Katy, Texas. Chief guests for the evening will be Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo and Houston Fire Department Chief Samuel Pena.   Jasmeeta Singh, founder of Jaz Creations, says the evening […]

Accountants Scrutinize Trump’s 2005 Federal Income Taxes

Accountants Scrutinize Trump’s 2005 Federal Income Taxes

By Nitin Chandra, CPA & Umesh (Mike) Jain, CPA HOUSTON: The past few weeks have been very trying ones for our great nation. Our hearts go out to all the people of the Gulf Coast who weathered Harvey with tremendous courage; to those along the Atlantic Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and then […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Dum Aloo (Infused Baby Potatoes in Curry)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Dum Aloo (Infused Baby Potatoes in Curry)

By popular demand from many readers, below is a reprint of Mama’s Dum Aloo recipe. It is a dish that is often made due to its simplicity but also the amazing aroma and taste that it adds to otherwise common potatoes when other items are also served. It is reprinted with some additional information and […]