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India House Continues to Embark on its Mission By Serving & Benefiting the Community

India House Continues to Embark on its Mission By Serving & Benefiting the Community

Click here to see Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma SUGAR LAND: America is truly a land of diversity and presently there are at least three generations of Indo-Americans living in Houston. India House Houston, a non-profit organization, continues to embark on their mission to unite cultures, create bridges and serve the community by bringing resources, education, services and Indian culture […]

Go Go Go… Go Pagal, Holi Hai!!

Go Go Go… Go Pagal, Holi Hai!!

Click here to see Photo Collage HOUSTON: HOUSTON HOLI 2018 was an explosion of colors, energy, and triumphs of Good over Evil presented by Masala Radio, Texans Energy and Karya Property Management on Saturday March 24, 12-5PM at the brand-new Crown Festival Park at Sugar Land, featuring UK South Asian pop sensation Zack Knight.   […]

IAPAC & SIMA Honor Mayor Sylvester Turner at a Luncheon

IAPAC & SIMA Honor Mayor Sylvester Turner at a Luncheon

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Small Independent Motel Owners Association (SIMA) and the dynamic Indo-American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) organized a luncheon on Monday, March 19, to Honor Houston’s Mayor, Sylvester Turner. Held at the India House, the event embraced collaborated efforts between SIMA and IAPAC. Their synergies manifested the previous success stories of events done in partnership. Some of […]

The Rapture of Ram-Sita Vivah Among the Devotees

The Rapture of Ram-Sita Vivah Among the Devotees

By Nagehwara Baratam HOUSTON: The Holy week of Ramnavami (the birth of Lord Ram) culminated with a weekend long ceremony that was organized by the Shri Sita Ram Foundation at its worship hall at 1200 Blalock.  The celebration began with a 25-hour unbroken marathon recitation of the Ramayana by teams of 10 to 15 people, […]

Hindus of Greater Houston Recognizes Young Hindu Leaders

Hindus of Greater Houston Recognizes Young Hindu Leaders

By Komal Luthra HOUSTON: On March 3, Hindus of Greater Houston hosted their 8th Annual Hindu Youth Awards Fundraising Gala at ISKCON Houston. The event packed with large number of youth attendees from prominent temples and organizations was chaired by Bhawna Luthra, accompanied by emcees Ratish Pillai, Komal Luthra, and Richa Dixit. Host ISKCON of […]

Second Tax Education Seminar Hosted By IACCGH

Second Tax Education Seminar Hosted By IACCGH

RICHMOND: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) is hosting a series of tax seminars at various centers in the city to educate the community on the sweeping tax changes in 2018 as well as Overseas Bank reporting and Harvey affected Business Relief measures. The second Tax seminar was held on Saturday, […]

Kusum Sharma Opens 6th Dance Studio in Houston

Kusum Sharma Opens  6th Dance Studio in Houston

HOUSTON: Kusum Sharma’s Shri Natraj School of Dance is a premium Indian Dance School that has been teaching Indian classical and folk dance in Houston since 2005. The School currently has locations in Sugar Land, Bellaire, Pearland, Cypress & Houston and now opening it’s 6th location at the West Oak Mall located at Hwy 6 […]

Bring Learning Outside of the Classroom This Spring

Bring Learning Outside of the Classroom This Spring

HOUSTON: After a long winter of glancing outside to see if the sun has decided to make an appearance, spring is finally here! While everyone is excited to get outside and enjoy warm weather, school isn’t over yet, and it’s important that your children don’t get distracted as we close out the year. However, there are many ways that you can […]

Rama Navami Celebrations at Sri Meenakshi Temple

Rama Navami Celebrations at Sri Meenakshi Temple

By Bhargavi Golla PEARLAND:  Sri Meenakshi Temple celebrated Sri Rama Navami with grandeur, gaiety, devotion and religious fervor on Sunday, March 25.   Sita Rama Kalyanam this year is more special for two reasons. We celebrated on the same day as Sri Rama Navami and this year is Vilambi Nama Samvatsaram, which is a birth year of […]

Sita Rama Kalyanam Brings Divine Joy to Chinmaya Prabha

Sita Rama Kalyanam Brings Divine Joy to Chinmaya Prabha

By Satchitananda HOUSTON: Rama Navami, the day Bhagavan Rama incarnated on earth, is a day of great joy. This year, the auspicious occasion of Chaitra Masa Shukla Paksha Navami was celebrated on March 25. Conducting Sita Rama Kalyana Mahotsava on Rama Navami, Chinmaya Mission Houston (CMH) highlighted the great Agamika tradition of the divine wedding […]

Reconnect with Fond African Roots … and Ride the Nile Rapids

Reconnect with Fond African Roots … and Ride the Nile Rapids

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Nostalgic is probably not the word to use when reconnecting with your roots after almost half a century, but it does convey the sense of attachment that you feel – and certainly sadness for having been forced out – for a pristine place that which your family called home. Such were […]

IACF Invites You to Join and Say “I Walk – I Care”

IACF Invites You to Join and Say “I Walk – I Care”

SUGAR LAND: The Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) will have its signature Walk-a-Thon: “I Walk- I Care” at Lost Creek Park in Sugar Land on April 7 at 7:30 a.m. Joining IACF are the Indian Doctor’s Association (IDA) and the Indian Doctor’s Charity Clinic (IDCC) in a combined effort to raise health awareness and funds to […]

CRY America Selects Houston for its Annual Volunteer Conference

CRY America Selects Houston for its Annual Volunteer Conference

HOUSTON: CRY, Child Rights & You America Inc, a non-profit that works towards ensuring underprivileged children their basic rights, will host their Annual CRY America Volunteer Conference in Houston on April 7 & April 8 at the Four Points by Sheraton Energy Corridor Hotel owned by Juuhi and Prakash Ahuja. It will be attended by […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Besan aur Olive Oil Pooda (Chickpea Flour & Olive Oil Pancakes)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Besan aur Olive Oil Pooda (Chickpea Flour & Olive Oil Pancakes)

Besan (made from roasted Bengal gram or chickpeas) is a flour that is commonly used all over India to make pakoras or fried fritters, one of the most favorite and easy to make snacks found at almost every Indian street corner halwai or vendor. The flour, when mixed with spices and water becomes a batter […]