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India House Flaunts the Cultural Diversity of India at the 69th Republic Day Event

India House Flaunts the Cultural Diversity of India at the 69th Republic Day Event

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: The Republic Day is celebrated every year on January 26 to honor the historic day on which the Constitution of India came into effect, in the year 1950. The Constitution of India tied together the hitherto fluid borders of the country and gave birth to the ‘sovereign democratic republic’ that […]

The Indian Flag Flutters and Voices Rise in Admiration

The Indian Flag Flutters and Voices Rise in Admiration

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It is one of the two most patriotic days in the Indian government’s calendar; an occasion to be proud of the progress that the country has made since it gained independence, completed its transition into an independent republic and Republic Day in New Delhi is a day when Rajpath, the wide […]

Padmaavat Premiere Brings Bollywood Glamour Back to Houston

Padmaavat Premiere Brings Bollywood Glamour Back to Houston

SUGAR LAND: Texans Energy and Masala Radio brought back the nostalgias of glamorous Bollywood movie premieres with the premiere screening of the much awaited Padmaavat in 3D IMAX on Thursday, January 25 at 7:30 PM.  CEO Javed Meghani exclaimed, “I wanted to celebrate Texans Energy’s record 4Q sales, and in one week, Masala Radio was […]

Republic Day Celebration at Arya Samaj of Greater Houston

Republic Day Celebration at Arya Samaj of Greater Houston

HOUSTON: January 28, last Sunday witnessed remarkable celebration of India’s Republic Day at the Arya Samaj Greater Houston by coming together of the star performers of its both the schools, DAV Montessori and DAV Sanskriti School. The Sunday assembly heard the talk by Acharyaji encompassing the Vedic concept of nation building and the role of its citizenry. […]

IMAGH Inducts its Boards and Unveils New Goals for 2018

IMAGH Inducts its Boards and Unveils New Goals for 2018

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The meeting in 2016 when the new Executive Committee was unveiled was on board the Star Cruiser after it slipped through Galveston Bay on a crisp Fall day. This year, the Indian Muslim Association of Greater Houston became landlubbers and held its Board meeting over lunch in the cozy upstairs private […]

Ilayaraja Honored with Padma Vibhushan, Upcoming First Time Performance in Houston

Ilayaraja Honored with Padma Vibhushan, Upcoming First Time Performance in Houston

HOUSTON: Ilaiyaraaja is a critically acclaimed Indian film composer, singer, and lyricist and the first Asian Composer to score a Symphony. He is a gold medalist from Trinity College of Music; London and has composed over 6000 songs and provided film scores for more than 1000 Indian films in various languages in a career spanning […]

Bihar Association of North America’s Annual Gala Night

Bihar Association of North America’s Annual Gala Night

HOUSTON: Bihar Association of North America (BANA) organized its Annual Gala Night on December 31st at Irene Stern Fulshear Community Center.  In a colorful program of the evening BANA members and their children presented a variety of dances, songs, music and games.  On the occasion BANA also released Biharika 2017 – the 15th edition of […]

Unless We Are United, We Will Never Succeed As a Community

Unless We Are United, We Will Never Succeed As a Community

By Kul Bhushan Uppal HOUSTON: Here is a short message for our community in the Houston area. Unless we are united, we will never succeed as a community… If we can envision a world where we support each other and help each other find their place in this ever-changing society, then we can become the […]

Holding a Mirror on India’s Education. We Need a Revolution!

Holding a Mirror on India’s Education. We Need a Revolution!

By Bhamy V. Shenoy HOUSTON: Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts in India have the maximum number of professional colleges per capita in India. In addition to being the cradle of banking, these districts are a cradle of private professional colleges (17 engineering and 8 medical). However when it comes to standard of education, they cannot […]

New Sikh Children’s Book “Fish Eat Fish World” Release, Feb. 4

New Sikh Children’s Book “Fish Eat Fish World” Release, Feb. 4

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Bhupinder Singh, a mechanical engineer and a Vice President of Newage Casting Co. a manufacturer and distributer for cast iron plumbing products in Houston has written four books on Sikhism and has also penned articles that have been published in magazines and journals. He recently released his first children’s book “Fish […]

India’s Best-selling Author Amish Tripathi to Tour the USA, Houston Event on Feb 6 at UH

India’s Best-selling Author Amish Tripathi to Tour the USA, Houston Event on Feb 6 at UH

HOUSTON: Acclaimed Indian author of the Shiva Trilogy fame Amish Tripathi will be touring the US in the first week of February.  Indic Book Club is collaborating with the author on a three-city tour in the United States.     Events are scheduled for Tuesday, February 6 in Houston at University of Houston; Wednesday February 7 […]

Gur te Ajwain da Wadda (Molasses Carom Seeds Patty)

Gur te Ajwain da Wadda (Molasses Carom Seeds Patty)

In North India, every child knows the joy of eating gajjak (a soft molasses swirl) or ravri (hard molasses pellets) especially during the winter months when these are plentiful. You can find villagers who come to the city for a few weeks with their bags of gur (jaggery or sugarcane juice rock molasses) and set […]